36 Hours in Taipei, Taiwan: Things to Do and See

9 p.m. Go through the sandwich shop for creative cocktails

It is said that Taiwan’s cocktail culture goes back to the 1950s, when a string of Western-style bars were erected near ship ports to serve U.S. sailors and marines visiting the island for supply stops during the Vietnam and Korean Wars. A lot has changed since then, and today, the best cocktail bars are instead concentrated in Taipei’s financial district. These bars embrace the flavors of locally abundant flowers and fruits like roselle, guava and white ginger lily, which they infuse in syrups and liquors. For a sleek lounge experience, try Fridge Bar (cocktails from 380 Taiwan dollars),

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