He has great expertise of Chinese and French cuisine and worked in the Michelin-starred restaurant, Florilege. After he came back from Japan, he became a chef in his hometown restaurant, Gubami, a beef noodles restaurant. He devoted to it and made it on the list of Michelin Bib gourmand recommended restaurants of Taichung. Also renowned as the chef in a famous television cooking show
XISHAN Shop is next to the gate of KOYA XISHAN and prepares delectable snacks for travelers, such as specially made Rock Tea Eggs, crispy Daruma Shaped Pancake, creamy ice cream with gold foil and egg salad sandwiches. Also, we provide amazing hot and cold freshly brewed tea: Oriental Beauty Oolong Tea 2010s, Fushou Changchun Oolong Tea, Yuen Ji Post-Fermented Puer Tea, etc. These curated tea are all provided by Pouyuenji.
Don't worry if you are a coffee lover, XISHAN Shop is equipped with the first Slayer Espresso LPX in Taiwan. Each cup of coffee will be brewed by superior dark roast coffee beans. For a better experience, we invite you to walk on to the wooden deck near the shop and enjoy the tasty moment.
Taiwanese and Western breakfasts are provided for travelers' options.
Inspired by the traditional Chinese solar term, XISHAN uses seasonal vegetables cultivated by local farmers and selected Taiwan high quality meat. To level up the flavor, meals will be paired with Pouyuenji curated tea to accomplish a sumptuous feast to start a fresh and full of energy day.
Exploring an exceptional dining experience with the special XISHAN Hot Pot.
First, you can choose from two appetizing broths, the Kombu broth and the 8-hour simmering Sasso Chicken broth. Then you will have fresh picked vegetables which are from local environmental friendly farms and all-you-can-eat high quality meat, such as Australian Wagyu beef oyster blade M6-7, local pork blade shoulder, and local air-chilled chicken thigh. Last, enjoy a XISHAN homemade dessert with a cup of Pouyuenji curated tea for a sweet ending.
If you would like to have a marvelous and exclusive time with your family or friends, you could reserve all 6 guest rooms for a private stay and make a special dinner appointment to have Chef Yu-Sheng Chen for sharing style cuisine, including luxury seafood salad, pork wellington, handmade spaghetti, seasonal fruit desserts... and other customized delicacies.
The king of Wuyi Rock Tea is usually regarded as the champion of tea for its quality. The orchid aroma leaves the mouth fragrance with unique mineral taste.
Fushou Changchun Oolong Tea │ Floral, Refreshing, Smooth
A charming representative of Taiwan Lishan tea which is famous for its fresh and smooth taste and long-lasting floral aftertaste.
Oriental Beauty Oolong Tea 2010s │ Honey, Fruity, Sugary
A beautiful marriage of honey and floral aroma. You will have an elegant and champagne-like mouthfeel after tasting this 10-year-old tea.
Rock │ Da Hong Pao Rock Tea 2003, Roku Gin, Chambord, Black Cherry Jam
An enchanting medley of unique rock tea, Da Hong Pao and Japanese Roku Gin with notes of Gyokuro and Cherry Blossom flavor. This cocktail is an embodiment of rock tea’s gracefulness, flowery aroma, and the lingering mineral aftertaste.
Wildness │ Jin Da Mo Raw Puer Tea, Hendrick's Gin, Plum Wine, King's Ginger
The plum aroma of Jin Da Mo Puer Tea and Juniper berries note in the Hendrick’s Gin makes a beautiful mixture with Umesu adding the complexity to the cocktail. The freshening drink leaves you a feeling as if discovering a golden treasure hidden in the woods.
Tranquility │ Yuen Ji Post-Fermented Puer Tea 2010, Brandy, Cachaca, Dried Plum
Brandy is compatible with the mellow Yuen Ji Post-Fermented Puer tea, a unique fragrance of pine nut and bark bringing out the aroma of grass jelly of Puer tea. The wooden and earthy note matches surprisingly well with smoked dried plums, a fairly wonderful work of hot cocktail.
Delicious dry noodles are freshly made for you while your stomach is growling during the stay.※ Exclusive for XISHAN resident guests.