Han Jia Yuan Mini Hot Pot & Korean-style Grilled Food Restaurant
170, ZhongShan Rd, Sec 4, Taiping City,
Taichung County; (04) 2395-1548, 2398-0577
Hours: 5 pm-2 am;
holidays 11-2 am
Credit cards not accepted. No service charge.
Located along Taiping City's busy ZhongShan Road district, Han Jia Yuan stands out with its big French windows, modern decor and very large orange/red outside sign that brightens up the evening. This place offers close to 20 different hot pot dishes, made with fresh ingredients and generous servings. Spacious dining areas and big tables can accommodate large groups of guests. Apart from hot pots, you can also try their Korean-style grilled dishes, ranging from NT$160 to NT$350. Han Jia Yuan has a variety of great meals for some of the most affordable prices in town, so that diners can be certain to leave feeling satisfied after a meal here. --By Niang Chen, translated by Ann Lee
A. During peak dining hours, Han Jia Yuan is always crowded with people, as this place has already started to win a good reputation in Taiping city.
B.The Healthy Energy Hot Pot (NT$200) and the Tomato Soup Hot Pot (NT$180) are both served with either beef, lamb, pork or chicken (choose one). All soup used in hot pot dishes is cooked with chicken bones. Healthy Energy Hot Pot has added Chinese medicinal ingredients like wolfberry, female ginseng and red dates, which provide rich flavors and textures. The Tomato Soup Hot Pot is cooked with Italian-imported tomato soup, and comes with a plate of 17 ingredients like taro, seasonal vegetables, chicken breast and thinly-sliced beef. The soup itself has a slightly sour taste, and you can choose to dab the meat with a specially-made barbecue sauce or the garlic white vinegar sauce for a delicious finish. For extra helpings of hot pot ingredients, you can order beef pieces (NT$150) and fresh, daily-delivered oysters (NT$50).