This beef noodle soup joint on Shimingdadao doesn’t any win points for creative naming — see below — but it does earn major points for serving delicious late night beef noodle soup. Til 4am, to be precise.
Just how delicious can beef noodles served at midnight be?
Well, the resident beef noodle expert of this blog (my husband) took one whiff of the soup and nodded his head in approval. And somehow, we both finished our bowls (big for him, small for me) just three hours after eating dinner.
The shop is run by a small team of 30-somethings. Two guys and a girl run the front kitchen where the noodles are served. There’s another guy in the back making the braised dishes.
There’s a help-yourself fridge with small dishes and drinks (waters, teas, soft drinks), but we ordered braised tofu and semi-crunchy pigs ears from the menu. Both were great.
Two bowls of beef noodles, three small dishes and two drinks came to just over 400NT. An hour earlier, we were sipping on small whisky glasses of craft beer that cost the same. Oh, Taipei.
For more of my favorite Taipei eats: Where To Eat in Taipei