33 Gordon Road
43, Lane 280, GuangFu S Rd
Hours: 11:30 am-2 pm, 5:30-9 pm
Credit cards accepted. 10% service charge.
SYS Memorial Station #Exit 2
The modern, fashionable restaurant known as 33 Gordon Road is located in Taipei's fancy east district. Though it is modern, you'll find a lot of old-fashioned dishes like Fried Bitter Squash, Ku Jin Gan Lai (NT$220), and One-Thousand Year-Old Egg with Chili Peppers (NT$180), a specialty dish from Hunan that's sprinkled with a unique Sichuan sauce for extra flavor. Other recommended dishes include Hot Spicy Duck Wings (NT$280) and Braised Dongpo Pork with Abalone Sauce, which is marinated in rice wine (NT$380). In May, 33 Gordon Road is offering a special promotion: if Spend NT$1,000 and receive NT$500 off of your meal. --By Sharon Huang, translated by Ann Lee, photos by Andy Lin
A. Crispy Salted Chicken, Fried Bitter Squash, One-Thousand-Year-Old Egg with Chili Peppers, Braised Dongpo Pork with Abalone Sauce, and Hot Spicy Duck Wings are all signature dishes at 33 Gordon Road.
B. The One-Thousand-Year-Old Egg with Chili Peppers dish with a bowl of Stewed Pork Ballin Brown Sauce (NT$280) is an unbeatable combination. Two other tasty dishes here are Shrimp Balls with Fruit (NT$320) and Silver Fish with Almonds (NT$320).