The Lin Japanese Cuisine
99, ChaoFu Rd, 1F, Xitun Dist (The Lin Hotel)
Hours: 11:30 am-2 pm, 5:30-9:30 pm
(last order 9 pm)
Credit cards accepted.
10% service charge.
Exquisite traditional Japanese cuisine, prepared with seafood both air-shipped from Japan and freshly-caught from Penghu and Pingtung county's Donggang, is available at this high-end restaurant inside The Lin Hotel. Besides a la carte choices, there are two NT$1,200 and NT$1,500 lunch sets and four NT$1,800-3,200 dinner sets (seven courses, plus fruit, dessert, drink), and six 10-person table set meals (NT$12,000-32,000) with eight dishes plus fruit and dessert. --By Douglas Habecker, translated by S. Ying
A. A la carte options include grilled items like the NT$380 Grilled Beef with Hackberry Leaf, featuring US Prime sirloin prepared on an attractive pottery grill, and Baked Abalone (NT$400). Nigirizushi options include the pictured conger eel (NT$140), queen crab paste (NT$120) and geoduck (NT$100). Salads, soups, hot pots, wines, beers and sake are also available.
B. This rich, filling Sashimi Combination rice bowl, served with soup, is only NT$550.
C. The stylish, upscale interior, mostly decorated in black, seats 138 and includes a private banquet area, private rooms, and a seating bar.