One of my favorite things in Taipei is the bread. Bread probably isn't one of the things that come to mind when thinking of Taiwan, but it is surprisingly really good! Maybe it's cos Taipei has more of a northern Chinese influence, and as the Northern Chinese diet consists of more bread-like food, it is little wonder they love to eat bread and have become very good at it. It could also be because of the Japanese influence that they have become as proficient as the Japanese as making delicious breads.
Here are some things I picked up at a bakery at Shida: