Restaurants

Shanghai in Taichung

Qinyuan Chun

Qinyuan Chun offers hearty Shanghainese in a historical environment. The restaurant opened in 1949, the year Chiang Kai-shek and his forces fled to Taiwan, and still seems to embody the values of that era. It's neat…
Chinese in Cingjing

Lu Mama Yunnan Restaurant

A remnant of Cingjing's Yunnan and Southeast Asia connection, this restaurant was started by a woman of the Bayi tribe who set up house in Cingjing with her KMT veteran husband. A range of decently executed Yunnan c…
Noodles in Chiayi

Jinlu Noodles

This shop has been selling noodles since they were NT$1 a bowl. The signature strands (錦魯焿麵; jǐnlǔ gēngmiàn) come with fish meat in a thick soup. If you prefer your noodles al dente, try them dry-tossed (乾麵; gān mià…
Noodles in Changhua

Cat Mouse Noodle

The Changhua tourist website claims that this shop's special noodle dish is one of the three culinary treasures of the city. It's a stretch, but the tangy-flavoured noodles are pretty tasty. The shop has its odd nam…