is a well-known name for Italian coffee beans and coffee machines.
However, Taichung consumers can now enjoy the city's first Lavazza
cafe, ideally located on Tiger City's second floor, just above Starbucks.
The decor has a nice upscale look to it and patrons can either sit
inside or on the big balcony, which overlooks the mall's outdoor
plaza. There are plenty of hot and cold coffees and coffee concoctions
(chocolateccino, latteccino, etc.), teas, juices, frappes and other
beverages, averaging NT$120 to NT$150. However, one of the most
unique offerings here is the European-style quiche, pies and cakes,
displayed under glass at the front counter. The thick slices of
quiche and flan--labeled in English and French--sell for NT$100
each, and dozen-plus NT$90 cakes and pies include maple sugar, strawberry
cheese, pine nut and almond, and creme brulee. There are also several
combo meals, ranging from NT$150 to NT$250, that include items like
soup, salad, quiche, dessert and drink.