El Toro's opening a restaurant in Miaoli!

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El Toro's opening a restaurant in Miaoli!

Postby El Toro » 24 May 2010, 12:38

Lo Bo To wrote:I was there for lunch at about 1:00 a few years ago. I went with a friend. When we got there there was only one other table of people there. My friend had already eaten and ordered a drink. The owner of the place (The Wife) told him that there was a NT150 minimum. I told her that I was going to eat and that he had eaten already so wasn't hungry.
She said that we couldn't stay if he didn't pay the minimum charge. We left. I never went back.

You gotta remember, restaurateurs are not there for love and charity. How do you go to a restaurant at LUNCHTIME and you've already eaten???

Maoman wrote: our food was so bad that we decided we won't go back. Oh well.

Beats the hell outta me... how can so many places be kitted out and decorated so to the hilt, the food is such a disappointment, even an outright disgrace. This has been our experience here in Taiwan. Don't they KNOW they're serving swill? My solution? Open up my own place. And that is exactly what I'm doing.
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Postby Anubis » 24 May 2010, 12:58

El Toro wrote:
Maoman wrote:
our food was so bad that we decided we won't go back. Oh well.


Beats the hell outta me.....how can so many places be kitted out and decorated so to the hilt, the food is such a disappointment, even an outright disgrace. This has been our experience here in Taiwan. Don't they KNOW they're serving swill? My solution? Open up my own place. And that is exactly what I'm doing.


What kind of place, El Toro, and where? Maybe you could start a thread.

If your eatery is as good as your sausage and other stuff, I'll be a regular.
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Re: Oma Ursel opening at new location 4/10

Postby El Toro » 24 May 2010, 16:32

Anubis wrote:
El Toro wrote:
Maoman wrote:
our food was so bad that we decided we won't go back. Oh well.


Beats the hell outta me.....how can so many places be kitted out and decorated so to the hilt, the food is such a disappointment, even an outright disgrace. This has been our experience here in Taiwan. Don't they KNOW they're serving swill? My solution? Open up my own place. And that is exactly what I'm doing.


What kind of place, El Toro, and where? Maybe you could start a thread.

If your eatery is as good as your sausage and other stuff, I'll be a regular.


Hey Anubis,

I'm opening a pizzeria in the Miaoli area, Zhunan specifically. Near enough to the Zhunan Science Park, and 20 seconds walk from the main road, so I reckon it will rock. Thanks for the compliment about my products! Actually, if you had my sausage before and liked it, you'll love my new boerewors~bacon and boerewors/bacon/cheese even more. You may have noticed I've got some banner ads for my business. Look for "Sizzle". Yellow lettering on a purple backround.
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Re: El Toro's opening a restaurant in Miaoli!

Postby headhonchoII » 24 May 2010, 16:36

Nice to see such a restaurant opening in Miaoli! I will check it out sometime..
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Re: El Toro's opening a restaurant in Miaoli!

Postby El Toro » 24 May 2010, 16:40

headhonchoII wrote:Nice to see such a restaurant opening in Miaoli! I will check it out sometime..


I'll keep everyone posted as to our progress. Still a lot of details to be worked through. :)
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Re: El Toro's opening a restaurant in Miaoli!

Postby cranky laowai » 24 May 2010, 16:51

Argh! You couldn't have opened this before I left Zhunan?

There's already a pretty good pizza place in Zhunan (Ciabatta?) . But it's tiny (more like a large street stand than a regular restaurant) and not at all near the science park, which could definitely use more decent eateries.

Best of luck with your new place.
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Re: El Toro's opening a restaurant in Miaoli!

Postby El Toro » 24 May 2010, 18:13

cranky laowai wrote:Argh! You couldn't have opened this before I left Zhunan?

There's already a pretty good pizza place in Zhunan (Ciabatta?) . But it's tiny (more like a large street stand than a regular restaurant) and not at all near the science park, which could definitely use more decent eateries.

Best of luck with your new place.


Lol Laowai. sorry man!
Yeah, I know abou the place you're referring to. An American guy....forget his name. Makes nice pizza. Take my hat off to him; he built is own gas pizza oven and speaks excellent Chinese!

Where do you live now, Cranky?
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Re: El Toro's opening a restaurant in Miaoli!

Postby Mucha Man » 24 May 2010, 18:30

Will you be near the bike paths that run down from Hsinchu? Could market yourself as a nice day trip.
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Re: El Toro's opening a restaurant in Miaoli!

Postby El Toro » 26 May 2010, 08:54

Muzha Man wrote:Will you be near the bike paths that run down from Hsinchu? Could market yourself as a nice day trip.


Not as far as I know. It'll be near the train station. Not sure how far the bike paths are from that.
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Re: El Toro's opening a restaurant in Miaoli!

Postby Okami » 26 May 2010, 09:55

Cough*postsignsonbikepath*cough
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