Monday, April 11, 2011
DIY noodles; don't know what to call it
For tonight's fare, we ate at a choose your own ingredients noodle place in Shida night market. It's very popular with the college crowd apparently as you'll always see lines of taiwanese students line up. There is constantly a line being formed starting from around 5:30. This may just be a taiwanese staple food for night markets, because just about every night market has these type of noodle houses. You line up, pick your noodles, pick your ingredients, then hand it off to the service men/cooks. They'll ask if you want lettuce, then the cook will stew it in a pot for a few minutes. The options are hot sauce, add more soup, add more sour cabbage. There's probably more options, but i'll learn it as I continue to go there. It's like an unwritten/secret menu that you just have to find out for yourself after several visits. Cost is either by weight or number of ingredients, i'm not sure. but basically, the more you want to eat the more it costs. So expect $120NT+.