April 2003. VOL.3 ISSUE 4
Mi Hoo Mi Sang
172, BaoAn Rd., Tainan City
Hours: 10 am-10 pm
Chinese menu only
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FLAVORS AT MI HOO MI SANG
Words & Photos by Richard Matheson
Mi Sang, which means ¡§live well¡¨ in the Bunun aboriginal language,
is a newly-opened and unassuming little restaurant just off Tainan¡¦s
busy JinHua Road.
furniture consists of cheap folding tables and plastic stools;
the decor amounts of a few pieces of aboriginal clothing tacked
to thin veneer board. The kitchen is larger than the dining
the food more than makes up for the lack of ambiance. And
it seems that savings on decorating are passed on to the customer,
via reasonable prices for excellent food.
Mi Hoo Mi Sang¡¦s chef and owner, is a Bunun aborigine originally
a mountainous part of Kaohsiung County. He looks very young, and
modestly says his aboriginal cooking is all self taught. But when
pushed, he admits to having attained the second-highest cooking
license in Taiwan, and has almost 10 years¡¦ experience cooking
aboriginal dishes are the specialty here. Fried mountain boar,
boar's skin, and river shrimp cost NT$100 for a small portion,
NT$200 for a large portion. There's also freshwater fish (NT$150
to NT$250), and delicious barbequed pork.
are served alongside traditional Chinese fare such as rice
and noodle dishes, soups and vegetables, and an excellent
fried rice (NT$55).
Chinese name is Sun Rong-guang--also delivers, and handles
large parties if arranged in advance.