Milk Beard (Da’an, Taipei) | 白鬍子 (台北大安)

Milk Beard is a very special little shop that exclusively sells homemade soft-serve ice cream. They produce small batches once or twice per week using fresh, seasonal ingredients.


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He Mei Ice Treat House (Yonghe, New Taipei City) | 和美冰果室 (新北永和)

While walking near my apartment, I stumbled across this really cool old-school Taiwanese “babu”* ice cream shop, He Mei Ice Treat House. He Mei is over 60 years old; originally established in 1948, the shop oozes vintage flavour. Along with ice cream, He Mei also sells house-made biscuits and other traditional Taiwanese snacks. It’s delicious and cheap, and it’s only five minutes from my house – I feel so lucky!

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Chen Ji Health Food (Shiding, New Taipei City) | 陳記養生恬點(新北市石碇)

I felt like escaping Taipei’s concrete jungle for a day, so my friend and I took the bus to Shiding to walk around, enjoy the scenery, and enjoy some of the tofu-based delicacies Shiding is famous for – especially the tofu ice cream!


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