The owner didn’t want his worried father to know that he had followed his footsteps into the restaurant & hospitality industry. This sounds like it could be the subplot for a weepy Asian TV drama (insert shot of floppy-haired man-boy staring pensively into nothing). Thankfully, it’s the true backstory to the successful restaurant concept taking over Taipei (now with three locations) that features its own character and unique menu, but with the same comical name: Hide From Dad.
Walk in (no reservations), order some miso soup, and enjoy the focus on SEAFOOD DONBURI. You will inhale these gorgeous, works of art – Zen gardens of sashimi and various toppings served on bowls of rice. Just know the meals come in sets, the space is tight, and it’s cash only.
Thousands of MENTAIKO STEAMED EGG BOWLS later, we think the old man has finally come around.