The first three-starred restaurant in the Michelin Guide Taipei 2018 is revealed!

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Chan Wai-Keung's restaurant Le Palais in Datong has been awarded three stars in the first Michelin Guide Taipei 2018.

Michael Ellis, International Director of the Michelin Guide said: “Chef Chan and his team have mastered the art of cooking a variety of Chinese cuisine types, and the dining experience here truly outstanding; worth a special journey! The Cantonese-style crispy roast duck, lobster, tofu and other dishes are remarkable, and baked egg custard tarts are sublime. All of the chef’s creations have won inspectors over.

The full list of Michelin-starred restaurants in the Michelin Guide  Taipei 2018 :

Three Star

Le Palais

Two Stars

Ryu Gin
The Guest House

One Star

L'Atelier de Joel Robuchon
Golden Formosa
Ming Fu
Ya Ge
Three Coins
Sushi Nomura
Sushi Ryu

This is the first time that the Michelin Guide has been published in Taipei and is an exciting time for the Taipei restaurant scene. The guide has also awarded two restaurants the honour of two Michelin stars. This includes My Guest House, a restaurant serving Chinese food where Hunan and Sichuan dishes are transformed into tasteful presentations revealing great textures and taste.

mume star

Richie Lin from one

Michelin-starred, MUME with

Michael Ellis

Ryu Gin, has also been awarded two stars, this Japanese contemporary restaurant which delivers creative modern Japanese cuisine using the best of the island’s ingredients and introduces subtle elements of Taiwanese gastronomy to the dishes.

Seven establishments showcasing cuisine ranging from European contemporary, Japanese, Barbeque to Hangzhou cuisine are awarded one star this year. European contemporary restaurants MUME and Longtail, French contemporary restaurants L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon and La Cocotte by Fabien Vergé each won a star.

Taiwanese cuisine in the one star category is represented by Golden Formosa and Ming Fu. RAW, belonging to Andre Chiang also won a star, as well as Taïrroir, an innovative restaurant. Two Cantonese restaurants Ya Ge and Three Coins were featured in the one star selection this year. There are also three sushi restaurants Kitcho, Sushi Nomura and Sushi Ryu who won a star each.

Michael Ellis, International Director of the MICHELIN guides, comments: “Taipei is a city that has incredibly rich gastronomic history and the variety of cuisines available is amazing. Taipei has also given birth to a truly dynamic and innovative dining scene - much to the delight of a local clientele that is ever more curious to discover new flavours and different experiences."

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Editor 14th March 2018

The first three-starred restaurant in the Michelin Guide Taipei 2018 is revealed!