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TAIWAN FUN MAGAZINE,
PLACE: A TAIPEI INSTITUTION
3-1, Lane 32, Shuangcheng St.,
Tel: (02) 2591-4269
Hours: Sun-Thur 6.30pm-3.30am, Fri-Sat 6.30pm-4am
Happy Hour: Sun-Thur 6.30pm-9.30pm, Fri-Sat 6.30pm-8.30pm
businesspeople traveling to Taipei and staying in the Intercontinental
Hotel, My Place is often the first place they visit.
in 1984, My Place is certainly welcoming. A British-style pub in
the heart of the ¡§Combat Zone,¡¨ it's a good first stop on any
bar tour, or a relaxing place to hang out with friends.
seating area is comfortable and cozy. There's a pool table and several
televisions showing sports. The bar is well stocked with just about
anything you could want, including brandies, wines, champagnes,
and 21 kinds of whiskey. A half-liter of draught beer costs NT$150,
a pitcher NT$600.
this may be primarily a bar, My Place also serves a wide range
of food. From the East, try fried rice (NT$180-NT$200), chicken
satay (NT$220) or the spicy kung pao chicken (NT$220). From
the West, there are large, juicy burgers (NT$300), English-style
fish-and-chips (NT$300), and a range of pizzas (NT$300).
are also sandwiches and salads. For a snack, try the My Place
Nachos, with chili and cheese (NT$220), or one of the finest
chicken quesadillas in town (NT$250).
big attraction to My Place is the service. Kilt-clad waitresses
offer attentive, yet not obtrusive, service. You never have to wait
long for your glass to be refilled, and they are more than willing
hours every night get the evening off to a good start. And if you
enjoy your time at My Place, you can add your name to their hall
of fame: a ceiling covered in namecards.