On the way to Mengjia Night Market near Longshan Temple, there is a restaurant that is always busy with local customers. There is a…
Liang Xi Hao｜a cheap and delicious restaurant near the Lungshan Temple that serves a wide variety of seafood dishes…Taipei
The store called Liang Xi Hao is located a minute walk from the Longshan Temple MRT station. Founded in 1921, it is a long-established restaurant with a history and tradition of nearly 100 years.
According to the menu posted in the store (Japanese menu is also available), the prices range from about 30 yuan to 100 yuan at the highest, and the dishes are very inexpensive. However, the portions of each dish are large enough so that you do not have to order several dishes until you are full….
The doughy rice at Liang Xi Hao is very simple… enjoy the direct taste of the pork and rice.
For example, one of the famous Taiwanese dishes, 滷肉飯 (滷肉飯) is the same as 魯肉飯 (魯肉飯), but it is more correctly described as 滷肉飯 (滷肉飯). It is a bowl of rice that is more than a bowl of rice, so a woman may be able to finish it with just one bowl of rice.
It is a simple bowl of Hourai rice topped with pork minced in sweet soy sauce. Since there are no toppings such as boiled eggs as in other restaurants, you can enjoy the pure taste of the soboro.
The meat is slow-cooked and melts in the mouth along with the fat. There is no smell of Chinese herbs such as octagonal horns, and you can easily eat it just like a Japanese beef bowl. It is inexpensive, so if one bowl is not enough, you may want to order two or three more.
Liang Xi Hao is not only for fish jelly! Various kinds of thickened soups suitable for the end of a night market trip
This restaurant has a soup that is a little famous among Japanese travelers. It is a thickened squid soup called “魷魚羹. The founder of the restaurant insists on using plenty of large squid from Argentina, which together with the white fish paste makes a gorgeous presentation of the soup.
As a traveler who rarely comes to Taipei to try such a popular classic menu item, I was eager to try it. But for some reason I was in the mood for shrimp that day…
There are two sizes: large NT$85 and small NT$60. I ordered the small, but it came in a bowl about the size of a small rice bowl, which is enough for one person to eat.
You can add your choice of egg noodles, beef noodle, vermicelli, or rice to this soup. Depending on your mood, you can switch to ramen or rice porridge.
The soup is a triumvirate of toppings, including fried garlic and pak choi, in addition to a slight seafood flavor. The three flavors are independent of each other, but do not interfere with each other.
The three pieces of shrimp paste are filled to the brim with a filling of shrimp. When placed on the lotus root, you can feel the weight of the lotus root. The texture of the shrimp paste is so thick that it is beyond plump, making you feel as if you have eaten a hearty meal. It is a perfect dish to end your meal after walking around the night market.
The perfect place to end your night after the night market! A long-established Taiwanese street food stall loved by locals, “Liang Xi Hao is a 1-minute walk from the Longshan Temple MRT station.
Now, here are the details of the restaurant.
Address: No. 196, Sec. 1, Xiyuan Road, Taipei, Taiwan
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