Taiwanese Breakfast at A&J Restaurant

January 4, 2014

in breakfast, brunch, restaurant

Look who’s on the West Coast!

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We met up with my mother this morning in Irvine at A&J Restaurant.

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It’s been so long since I’ve had a good Taiwanese Breakfast!!!

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This is how you do it, baby. Order “Shao Bing You Tiao” – aka Chinese Churro with Sesame Seed Wheat Cake…

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…assemble…

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(you may remember me talking about this on The JV Club Podcast)

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…dunk in Hot, Salty (or sweet) Soy Milk.

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Also on the table - Shredded pork with more Chinese Churro in Sticky Rice…

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…and fried dumplings.

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Plus more vegetarian options for Abe – Gluten Puffs with Fried Bean Curd and Mushrooms…

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…and scallion pancakes.

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A & J on Urbanspoon

{ 7 comments }

1 Courtney January 4, 2014 at 7:13 pm

LOVE Taiwanese breakfast!!

2 Willy Baum January 4, 2014 at 7:13 pm

Wow, haven’t had a Taiwanese breakfast in the longest time! Thanks for the great photos.

3 Jayna January 4, 2014 at 7:14 pm

Yay! I love me some Taiwanese breakfast/snacks! Scallion pancakes are fantastic, and who doesn’t love an occasional dumpling? Never tried You Tiao in stick rice before though. Maybe someday! :) x

4 anderson January 4, 2014 at 7:21 pm

Hellz yeah! Thanks for the tip. Gotta head down to Irvine for some breakfast. Haven’t had this since my last visit to Taipei.

5 Erin Helgerson January 4, 2014 at 8:16 pm

OMG, your mom is SO cute!!! I love those little papers you get to fill out at Taiwanese restaurants…so fun. Your breakfast looks so yummy. Anything bread-y or doughy is perfect for Saturdays…let’s be honest.

Xo,
Erin from Live & Love L.A.

6 The Wooden Spoon January 5, 2014 at 10:31 am

OMG, this looks sooooo good. I’m googling where the closest taiwanese restaurant is too me RIGHT NOW.

7 Floey January 7, 2014 at 4:36 pm

Drooling right now. There are also so many good places in the SGV!

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