By Debbie Ho
visit to Taichung without a drop-by in Sugar & Spice is like
a Taichung trip without a visit to the National Museum of Natural
Science, a New York trip without seeing the Statue of Liberty.
A loss. And a great one. Thirty varieties of delicate cakes,
ten or so assorted chocolate, genuine French bread, sandwiches
and pasta. No wonder it's regarded as Taichung's No. 1 bakery
who've been to Sugar & Spice have all told me "the fine,
unique cakes there will beckon you back thousands of times".
True! With a spoonful of creamy Tiramisu and a sip of aromatic
Espresso, I feel as if I were in Paris, in Rome, in a world-class
dessert heaven. Its self-service counter produces many gourmands
hovering around the display counter, assessing their choices before
they struggle to reach the final decision. If only I could take
a bite of every cake before my tiny buy.
a picky mouth and an anxious thought of keeping-in-shape,
low-calorie green tea cheese or yogurt cherry mousse cake
is highly recommended. For those with no fear of fat, macadamia
nut or tiramisu cake is a must-try. If you still can't decide,
flip through the free picture brochure on the counter. According
to the horoscope cake descriptions in the back of the booklet,
you can give a try to your destined flavor. The cakes there
will never let you down.
without sweet teeth can make their choices among set meals, sandwiches
or pasta. Most come with soup, salad or bread with a price of
NT$200 or so.
to please your female dates? Want to savor hearty lasagna or sandwiches?
Want to temporarily avert yourself from your homesick low mood?
This is a place you mustn't miss.