Lamb Hot Pot with Dried Bean Curd Stick (NT$280) features a mix of fermented red and white bean curd, Chinese herbal medicine and tender lamb broth, and has a rich flavor that will warm you right up, making it especially good in winter.

Sauteed Rice Roll with XO Chili Sauce (NT$128) has a fabulous taste and aroma.

The simple Chinese-style decor has lots of red, representing joy and happiness. This place also has a comfortable, laid-back atmosphere.

Chao Ping Ji Chao Chow Restaurant

By Eden Lin Translated by Ann Lee

(02) 2772-2687
172, ZhongXiao E Rd, Sec 4, 2F (SanWant Hotel)
Hours: /lunch 11:30 am-2:30 pm;
weekends 11 am-2:30 pm; dinner 5:30-9 pm
MRT:ZhongXiao/DunHua, Exit 4
Credit cards accepted. Smoking allowed. Close to parking lot with valet parking service.

Chao Ping Ji provides tantalizing dishes from the Guangzhou (Canton) region and is renowned for its simplicity and relaxing, warm setting. The Chinese-style decor is nicely mixed with a modern Western atmosphere. The restaurant's exquisite cuisine, from dim sum delicacies to the finest selection of Chao Chow specialties, has resulted in it being voted as one of the best Chao Chow restaurants in Taipei.

Head Chef Mr. Ho-Bing-mu comes from an experienced restaurant-owning family, has worked with Hong Kong's Chao Jiang Chun Restaurant, and boasts close to 40 years of experience in Chao Chow cuisine with outstanding cooking skills. Among his famous dishes are Marinated Goose Slices (NT$420), Sauteed Rice Roll with XO Chili Sauce (NT$128), and Traditional Angled Luffa Pancake (NT$380).

Diners can choose from 14 private rooms of different sizes, each seating four to 20 people. All this makes Chao Ping Ji an ideal venue for any occasion, from business meetings to special family celebrations.

Marinated Goose Slices ; Traditional Angled Luffa Pancake (NT$380) and Cantonese-style delicacies