July 2003. VOL.3 ISSUE 7
197, MingHua 1st Rd., TzuoYing, Kaohsiung City
Hours: 11 am-6 am
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A Feast Of Fungus:
Translated by Ellie Ma
Photos by Christina Hsieh
Kitchen is spacious, distinctive, and suitable for families.
floor-to-ceiling windows give customers a feeling of comfort and
elegance; there are indoor and outdoor dining areas. The garden
is full of colorful flowers, with a booth that sells bouquets. Fountains
lend a cool and refreshing ambiance; coconut trees add a tropical
touch. Many customers enjoy their dessert or beverage sitting on
a rocking chair.
to the manager, Mr. Wang, the owners invested lots of money
to learn cooking skills in Kunming (a city in the southwestern
part of mainland China), because they wanted to give customers
something unique and delicious.
elements have been changed to better satisfy Taiwanese tastes.
The end result is a range of healthy mushroom hot pots which
cost from NT$399 to NT$699 per person, and can be shared by
one to four people.
appetizer is water-cooked mushroom with a special wasabi sauce.
main course, the hot pot, has three different tastes. The first
is a soup that has been stewed for 13 hours with more than nine
different kinds of imported mushrooms. The second involves adding
chicken or fish heads together with in-season mushrooms to the hot
pot. The taste becomes more savory. Finally, tender pork, beef,
mutton, various meatballs, fish balls, and vegetables are tossed
in to create another special flavor.
meet the needs of strict vegetarians, Mushroom Kitchen uses
a different set of dishes, spoons, chopsticks and pots for
table has a small drawer, which contains tissue paper, spoons,
chopsticks, and toothpicks. Customers can use them whenever
they need, without having to call the waiter and wait to use.
minimum charge per person is NT$220. Coffees are from NT$120 to
NT$180, but dessert is free. After 8 pm, the restaurant offers barbecued