The reasonable priced
Seafood and Goose Cuisine
By Niang Chen
Translated by Anna Yang
15-16, YongChun Rd, Nantun Dist
Hours: 10 am-2 pm, 5-10 pm
Credit cards accepted.
No service charge.
Located near the YongChun-HuanZhong intersection, this restaurant focuses on serving fresh seafood and is always packed with diners. Its giant aquarium is filled with lobsters, seafood from Penghu and other fish and crabs, varying according to the season. However, as its name notes, it's also famed for its succulent goose meat, which makes it a favorite among many epicures.
Medium: To prepare Whiskey Steak (NT$400), an Australian fillet is
cooked with pan-fried salted garlic slices, then sprinkled
with whiskey or rum to bring-out the aromatic flavors.
Specially Goose Meat (about NT$360 per 938 grams) is freshly
cooked and simmered with a soup base daily. The cooked meat
is dipped into ice water to set the original, aromatic flavors and
give it an appealingly-tender texture.
The couple who runs this place, Ah-Hsuan and Ah-Li, have earned their customers' loyalty by offering high-quality cuisine for reasonable prices. Ah-Li greets customers with gusto and, regardless of what's listed on the menu, they can customize delicious dishes according to descriptions and flavor requests, thanks to the experience and skills of Ah-Hsuan, who originally trained in a Japanese restaurant. His specialty is working with the fresh Penghu seafood available here, steaming, grilling, baking and sprinkling with salt to capture and enhance original fresh and savory flavors.
Left & Right: Boston Lobster Sashimi and Miso Soup
(about NT$1,400 per 2,438 grams) Is an exquisite
dish that features the delicious flavors and firm,
chewy texture of uncooked lobster.
Left: Deep-Fried Brindle Bass with Scallion (NT$400, 1,875 grams) is luscious and tender, with the
head of this seaweed-loving fish rich in collagen. This dish goes great with deep-fried scallions
and plum cordia.
Right: Clams Simmered with Rice Wine (NT$300) is cooked with goji
berries, sliced ginger and rice wine. Fluffy Great Burdock (NT$150)
is fried with sesame seeds and offers an unbeatable golden hue and