I seldom introduce restaurants around Academia Sinica. This is because there are very few restaurants here that are worth blogging about. This place, however, is one of the few places around campus that is actually quite worth mentioning.
It is the only place around here that offers halal food. As the scandal of the tainted oil has everyone worried to death about eating out, you can be sure that none of that oil is used here - Muslims don't eat pork, so they won't use lard oil!
The menu is as above - bilingual!
It's slightly more expensive than a normal lunch box, but it's more of a western style place. I've been here for quite some years now, but only recently have I become a regular.
Some of the meals come with either free soup or free tea. Of course, I'd pick the soup.
It's a clear veggie soup. The corn tastes sweet. If we happen to pop in during a hot day, I'd wait for the soup to cool down a bit.
約克夏紅茶 - 老公點的。我若要喝也只是淺嘗一口～
Yorkshire tea for the other half. I'd take a sip if I felt thirsty.
Beef ball spaghetti.
The beef ball tastes quite nice. I think it has special herbs in it.
The noodles are slightly overcooked (the way Taiwanese people are used to).
This is another serving of pasta.
The main dish is served seperately.
Chicken leg - all dishes are cooked on the spot, so it may take a while.
Looks dry, but it tasted quite tender!
I was curious about their bread, so we ordered a serving to try.
The shop owner kindly gave us a bowl of sauce as a dip, but we both preferred using the bread to clean up our pasta dishes.
I reckon this is probably the only place worth blogging in the vicinity. If you happen to be here during a business errand or what not, and you don't feel like having Chinese food for whatever reason, this might be a nice alternative!