Tasting Taipei, Starting with Breakfast

Taiwan, Taipei Guide (B): Tasting Taipei, Starting with Breakfast

We searched for a traditional Taiwanese breakfast. Google brought me to an article that pointed me to: 

Because we had not researched properly (we only took note of which Metro station to go to, and which station exit), we spent a bit of time looking around corners and up and down Zhongxiao E. Road before we finally found Fu Hang Dou Jiang on the second floor, which was the food court, of Hua Shan Market, at a quarter past noon — hey, that's lunch time! With just 15 minutes before the shop closed, the queue at Fu Hang Dou Jiang (stall #18) was still long. Half the group grabbed the next available table, and the other half lined up and craned necks to see what was on the menu (all in Chinese) and what was being bought by other customers.

We saw people order a drink, some kind of soup, and bread with eggs. When it was our turn to order, we had no idea what the names of the food and drinks were and none of the servers spoke English. I looked at the tray of the person ahead of me. It had bread with something stuffed in it. I pointed to it, indicating to the server I wanted the same. For drinks, my companion said "cold". The server came back with a bowl. Thinking she had been misunderstood, my companion mimed drinking and the server took the bowl and exchanged it with plastic cup of something. Two orders of bread and drink, NT$150 (about Php225). ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Tasting Taipei, Starting with Breakfast
Guide Location: Taiwan » Taipei
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Fu Hang Dou Jiang Shilin Market
Author: Mustachio Ventures
Read it on author's website: http://mustachioventures.blogspot.com/2014/12/taiwan-breakfast-fu-hang-dou-jiang.html

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