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FUN MAGAZINE, April, 2006.
TEN POP HUNAN CUISINE
11, SongGao Road, 6F
Hours:11 am-10 pm;
Fridays and Saturdays 11 am-2 am
Credit cards accepted.
10% service charge.
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Situated on the sixth floor of XinYi
Eslite, Ten Ten Pop has an eye-catching bar at the entrance
and a fashionable design that many would mistake for
a New Age Western-style restaurant. Instead, the food
is authentic Hunan Cuisine -- one China's eight most
famous cuisines. Spiciness and sourness are the characteristics
of Hunan cuisine. The emphasis on marinades and knifing
techniques used when preparing entrees -- known as "kung
fu dishes." --By Josie Wu, translated by Cara Steenstra
A. Fried Pork Rib
with Chili and Fennel Spices (NT$360) is a dish of pork
ribs covered with Xinjiang-style chili and fennel. Red
Chili & Preserved Egg (NT$100) has skinned chilies
that give it a real kick.
B. Hot Pot Preserved
Tofu & Pork Intestines (NT$300) is cooked till the
pot is dry and the flavors seeped into the preserved
tofu and pork intestines. It goes particularly well
with rice. The white rice is steam-cooked bowl by bowl
in traditional Hunan style. Fried Green with Fermented
Black Bean (NT$180) is whole black beans and garlic
shoots stir fried together. The popular Fried Shrimp
Skewer (NT$180) can be eaten shells and all for a crunchy,