When speaking about eating your greens, do you only think of health and nutrition? Wild vegetable cuisine has become a new trend in Taiwan in recent years. Wild vegetables refer to wild-grown vegetables in the mountains. Unlike commercially grown and harvested greens, wild vegetables emphasize natural, fresh, and locally grown flavors. If you’re looking to taste some specialty wild vegetable dishes of Taitung, Wild Vegetable Kingdom is a restaurant that you’re sure to fall in love with. The restaurant has been selected as one of Taitung’s bilingual reformation vendors in 2021, and Bravo! Taitung’s 2022 cultivation vendor. It’s not hard to see that the restaurant has been recognized to be a unique and top-quality restaurant in Taitung.
Wild Vegetable Kingdom focuses on aboriginal wild vegetable dishes. The main event on the table includes wild greens grown in Taitung such as bird-nest fern, honeywort, bracken fern, and slender amaranth. The wild greens are grown by local farmers, harvested, and delivered straight to the restaurant. These wild greens are found in season in Taitung, are all unfamiliar to most people, and are high in nutrients. The owner lightly blanches the greens and stir-fries them with a little amount of salt and oil. The cooking method allows you to taste the unique flavors and textures of the wild greens. The dishes are healthy, delicious, light on your body, and no less satisfying than meat. Are you interested in bringing your foreign friends to try out the dishes but concerned that you won’t be able to introduce the dishes? Worry no more. The restaurant offers a bilingual menu, and even has bilingual signs that display the signature dishes. Guests are welcome to order their meal in English and create a fun and unique Taitung food memory.（Photo Credit：[email protected] Vegetable Kingdom）
- Address: No. 395 Kaifeng Street, Taitung City, Taitung County
- Phone: 089-310-670
- Opening Time: 11:00–14:30, 17:00–20:00 (Closed on Wednesdays)