Saturday, July 21, 2007

japanese: i don't recommend KYOMOMOYAMA



KYOMOMOYAMA
Japanese restaurant next to SABOTEN
Mitsukoshi XinYi, A9, 6th FL
No. 9, Song Shou Road Taipei
(02) 2720-5533

$$

Visit reviewed: 6/11/2007

It looked promising. The packaging for to-go was pretty. But the taste... bleech.

Who puts ginger inside a tempura shrimp roll (NT$300+)? Who wants to eat unagi don (NT$500+) where the eel's bone are prickly rather than cooked until soft? I certainly don't.




While this Japanese eatery seemed semi-upscale and good for family sit down dinners, next to the popular tonkatsu place Saboten and a Korean bbq restaurant I want to try- our to-go experience left me hungry for something else.

Anything else.

other locations:
Tien Mu Mitsukoshi
No. 68, Tien Mu E Road, 7FL
(02) 2875-5055

Miramar Mall
No. 20, Jing Ye 3rd Road
DaZhi, Taipei
(02) 2175-3558

4 comments:

Chubbypanda said...

Prickly eel bones mean the eel is undercooked. Raw eel blood is poisonous. Don't eat there anymore.

Ron Wu said...

WOW, did not know that. Thanks for the advice.

abstractpoet said...

hey hungry girl, long time no visit. just thought you might like to know that my wife has started up her own food blog about restaurants in the taipei area. the link is www.haochr.blogspot.com, so check it out if you have a chance. she updates frequently, but hasn't really spread the word yet, so you can be one of the very first commenters. =)

by the way, we ate at sumie for our anniversary based on your recommendation. it was fantastic.

joanh said...

chubbypanda: ugh.. good thing I only had a bite. thanks for the advice!

ronwu: ditto!

abstractpoet: hi! welcome back. I'm SOO glad you guys liked Sumie (especially since it was for a very special occasion). I will definitely check out her blog. Hope you will still visit mine!

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