Tag Archives: Chinese Food

Mooncakes 2014: St Regis Singapore & InterContinental Singapore

Mid-Autumn Festival falls on 8 September 2014, have you been busy sampling mooncakes before deciding which to buy for friends and family? This year, I only sampled mooncakes from St. Regis Singapore and InterContinental Singapore because I need to reduce my calorie intake and had to refrain from eating too many slices of them. Mooncakes from Yan […]

Man Fu Yuan’s 19th Anniversary Promotion in July

Man Fu Yuan is celebrating it’s 19th anniversary at InterContinental Singapore with two special menus featuring 19 signature dishes each. Priced at $19++ per portion, the menus will only be available in July. Some of Man Fu Yuan’s 19th Anniversary Specials @ $19++ Image reproduced with permission from Man Fu Yuan, InterContinental Singapore   Executive […]

Chuan Wei Xuan Sichuan Restaurant in Joo Chiat

I chanced upon Chuan Wei Xuan 川味轩 Sichuan Restaurant last week and have been there twice in four days. A hidden gem in my neck of the woods! Even though we have many Sichuan restaurants that are run by Chinese nationals (aka PRCs) in Singapore, not many of them do it well. I’ve tried quite a […]

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Shisen Hanten at Mandarin Orchard Singapore

I love Sichuan food and used to eat it a few times a week so I was thrilled to be invited to try out Shisen Hanten by Chen Kentaro at Mandarin Orchard. The Chinese characters in the restaurant’s name mean Sichuan Restaurant Akasaka Szechwan Restaurant (popularly known as Shisen Hanten in Japan) was started in […]

A Taste of Nostalgia at Man Fu Yuan

Man Fu Yuan at InterContinental Singapore is running a promotion, A Taste of Nostalgia, offering diners an opportunity to savour dishes from the “good old days”. Available till 31 May 2014, there’s a range of dishes hailing from the 60’s to 80’s to choose from each month. Take your tastebuds on a trip down memory […]

Zai Shun Curry Fish Head in Jurong East

Zai Shun Curry Fish Head was introduced to me by C & L last year. I’ve been back a few times and on my last visit, actually took half a day’s leave from work to be able to make it on a weekday! Fried Bitter Gourd with Salted Egg It seems crazy to have to […]

World Gourmet Summit 2014: Eu Yan Sang’s Herbal Dinner, 31 Mar

Last week, I was invited to a preview of World Gourmet Summit 2014’s Eu Yan Sang Dinner featuring the cuisine of International Masterchef Arron Huang and Hosting Chef Yong Bing Ngen. The six-course wine-paired dinner menu, featuring high quality premium herbs, was put together by celebrity Masterchef Arron Huang from Taiwan and Majestic Restaurant’s Chef Yong […]

Nanyang Xiao Long Bao at Kallang Bahru

Nanyang Xiao Long Bao has been operating for the past 4 months from a stall at Kallang Bahru Market Hawker Centre. Though it’s fairly close to home, I never knew about this hawker centre till I saw PE’s check-in on Facebook today. Nanyang Xiao Long Bao 南洋小笼包 @ S$5 His photos of the made-to-order Xiao Long […]

Shunde Yu Sheng at Shangcun, China

Did you know that Shunde Yu Sheng 顺德魚生 (also known as Yusheng) is the inspiration behind the popular Chinese New Year dish, Lo Hei Yu Sheng 捞起魚生? Shunde Yu Sheng was named after the Pearl River Delta town in Guangdong province. Shunde Yu Sheng 顺德魚生   I’m glad to have had the opportunity to savour authentic Shunde Yusheng […]

Jiu Zhuang at Dempsey

Jiu Zhuang 酒庄 is a hidden gem of a bar located within the quieter part of Dempsey Hill. Rachist and I first visited it after our Chinese New Year tasting at Yan Ting, St. Regis Singapore. Jiu Zhuang at Dempsey Hill   Initially, Rachist and I were apprehensive as the walk along the dimly lit boardwalk seemed to […]

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