No. 181 Yung-Fu Road, Sec. 2, Central and Western District, Tainan
According to traditional customs, various kinds of cakes and pastries are made for all festive occasions. The longevity peach-shaped buns, red round pastries, prosperity cakes, and the "Grand Cake" (traditional wedding pastry) shared within the bride's family, or the pastries celebrating a baby's birth – "round buns for one-montholds, peach-shaped buns for fourmonth olds and turtle-shaped cakes for one-year-olds" are all commonlyseen commodities in traditional pastries stores. Early in the Japanese colonial era, founder Chang Yan and friends started the pastry store "Yong-Rui-Zhen" (on today's Pu-Jie Street). Unfortunately, the storefront was bombed in the Pacific war and was rebuilt by Chang Yan, who severed partnership with friends and renamed the store "Old Yong-RuiZhen." A store famous for its Chinesestyle pastries for wedding, it was even commissioned to design wedding pastries for the daughter of Yu-Li, Hou, an extremely rich businessman from Tainan.