Beer lovers in Taipei can celebrate Oktoberfest this weekend at Oma Ursel Cafe and its sister restaurant Goethe German Creative Cuisine, which are both hosting parties tonight, tomorrow and Sunday from 5:30pm to 10pm.
Pork knuckle, sausage and German beer will be served, with entertainment provided by live musicians and dancers performing Bavarian folk music (Goethe will host live shows tonight and tomorrow only). Reservations are recommended.
Oma Ursel Cafe-Restaurant (tel: (02) 2392-2447) is located at 8, Ln 10, Yongkang St, Taipei City (台北市永康街10巷8號), and Goethe German Creative Cuisine (tel. (02) 2362-0060) is located at 1F, 11, Ln 283, Roosevelt Rd Sec 3, Taipei City (台北市羅斯福路三段283巷11號1樓)
Tidbits bids farewell to the Greasy Spoon (格力鍶, see page 14 of the Aug. 21, 2009, edition of the Taipei Times), a burger joint near Wanfang Hospital (萬芳醫院) in Taipei’s Wenshan District (文山區). Today is the shop’s final day for business.