8 Taiwanese Places To Satisfy Your Braised Pork Rice Cravings

Lu Rou Fan or 'Lor Bak Peng,' more commonly known as Braised Pork Rice Bowl, is an authentic Taiwanese dish you shouldn't miss out on!

With braised fatty pork belly, hard-boiled eggs and blanched vegetables all in one rice bowl, we'd be surprised if the mere sight of this dish doesn't make your mouths water.

Here are some of the best places you can visit to satisfy your Lu Rou Fan cravings:

Eat 3 Bowls

For Taiwanese Comfort Food
Experience authentic Taiwanese fare at Eat 3 Bowls which has an interior that is highly evocative of a 90s classroom setting. They serve up street staples such as Lu Rou Fan ($8 with a side dish), Chicken Rice, and Oyster Intestine Mee Sua—you can even sample all three dishes in smaller portions with their Mini 3 Bowl Set ($15)!

+886 Bistro

For Affordable Taiwanese Street Fare
Missing the Taiwanese night markets? Head on down to this bistro in Jalan Besar for their Ah Bao Braised Pork Rice ($5.80) which features layers of fatty pork belly stacked atop high quality Japanese short-grained rice garnished with seaweed flakes.

If this doesn't sate you, you can also add on the Crispy Enoki Mushroom ($4.80), Chives and Pork Dumplings ($5.80), and Plum Fries ($4.80) to your meal.

Feng Food

For Hakka-style Braised Pork
Feast on Feng Food restaurant's Hakka Style Braised Meat Rice ($8.50) served with generous portions of pork belly, soy sauce egg, and cucumber blanketed with the fragrant aroma of their sweet dark sauce. While you're at it, you might want to try the Moon Shape Prawn Cake ($12.80) or the Shrimp and Pork Wanton Noodles with Fiery Chilli Oil ($11.10) as well.

YEAH Taiwanese Street Food

For Modern Taiwanese Street Food
Are you a fan of street food? If so, YEAH Taiwanese is just the place for you! Try their Signature Braised Pork Belly Rice Bowl ($6.80) which comes loaded with braised tofu, in-house pickles, and pork belly that has been braised in 13 herbs.

Wash this all down with their bubble tea offerings such as their Signature Boba Milk Tea ($3.80), Okinawa Brown Sugar Milk ($4.90) or Honey Lemon Aiyu ($3.50).

Isshin Machi

For An Extensive Taiwanese Menu 
Isshin Machi's extensive Taiwanese menu is best known for their braised meat and fried rice dishes—specialties include their Hakka-style Braised Meat Rice ($11.60) and Sunrise Braised Meat Rice ($12.90), along with their Fried Rice with Specially Marinated Pork Chop ($15.90) and Fried Rice with Crispy Chicken Cutlet ($16.60).

If you're in the mood for noodles, their Signature Taiwanese Braised Beef Noodles ($15.50), Isshin Kimchi and Shrimp Noodles Soup ($15.40) and Tainan Danzai Noodles ($11.60) are also worth a try! They come in both dry and soup options.

Fong Sheng Hao

For Instagram-worthy Dishes 
Originating from Taipei’s Shilin Night Market, Fong Sheng Hao is better known for their Instagram-worthy pork sandwiches like the TW Special Pork Patty ($6.30), Pork Egg & Cheese ($6.30) and the Spicy Pork Egg & Cheese.

At this familiar Taiwanese eatery, diners can also afford to pick from their other well-known night market dishes, including the Braised Pork Rice ($7.90) which features generous amounts of scrumptious fatty and lean meat!

Authentic Mun Chee Kee
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For Stellar Pig Organ Soup and Lu Rou Fan
Swing by Authentic Mun Chee Kee at Jalan Besar road for their popular Pig Organ's Soup ($4) which boasts a flavourful salted vegetable broth that comes with lean meat, innards, pork balls and silky tofu. We highly recommend you opt for the Braised Pork Belly on Rice ($1.80) instead of the white rice for obvious reasons!

Tie Fun Wan
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For Traditional Lu Rou Fan
Situated at Kovan, Tie Fun Wan certainly doesn't disappoint with their 'metal rice bowl' dishes! This includes the Braised Pork Rice Bowl ($9.90) that's laden with braised pork belly slices, peanuts and beancurd skin.

For extra satisfaction, pair your meal with their deep-fried delights such as the Crispy Nang Yu Pork Collar ($4), Mala Minced Pork Fries ($9.80), Chilli Crab Fries ($9.80) and Har Cheong Chicken Wings ($4).