480, ShiZheng Rd, 5F, Xitun Dist. (Bodhi Palace mall)
Hours: breakfast 6:30-10 am (10:30 weekends);
lunch 11 am-5 pm; dinner 5:30-9:30 pm
Credit cards accepted.
10% service charge.
Located on the fifth floor of the Bodhi Palace mall (ex-Idee) building, this Western restaurant focuses on semi-buffet dining (main course + buffet) with its experienced chefs regularly changing menu and buffet offerings. Upstairs Ace Club House hotel guests also dine here for breakfast, open to non-guests for NT$380. --By Douglas Habecker, translated by Angel Pu
A. A variety of mid-priced lunch entrees include the pictured 14-ounce Teriyaki Spring Chicken (NT$500) and Pan-fry Seabass with Tomato Coulis (NT$540). Dinner courses include items like a 10-ounce Grilled US Sirloin Steak (NT$680) and Codfish with Miso Glaze (NT$580). (See "What's Cooking" for Feb. specials.)
B. All lunch/dinner entrees come with a sizable buffet, including a pasta station (four sauces, multiple pastas and ingredients), ramen noodle station, salad bar, and unique ice cream station, where an assistant mixes and folds selected ice cream and ingredients together.
C. Interior includes semi-private table areas and good window views of the "Chee-Chee" neighborhood.