Tag Archives: Chinese Food

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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Zhen Zhou Dao, Singapore-Style Porridge

Salted Egg Fish Skin @ S$15   Zhen Zhou Dao 真粥道 has been one of my favourite haunts recently because they serve great comfort food, have friendly service staff and is located pretty close to home. If you’ve been following me on Instagram, you would have seen the above dish appearing on an almost weekly basis […]

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Yan Ting’s Chinese New Year 2014 Specials

Last month, I was invited to try highlights from Yan Ting’s Chinese New Year 2014 menu. An award-winning Cantonese restaurant located on Level 1U of St. Regis Singapore, Yan Ting’s Chinese New Year menu was specially created by Executive Chinese Chef Mak Kip Fu. Prior to joining Yan Ting, Chef Mak was Executive Chef at […]

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Mutton Hotpot in Guangzhou, China

During my recent trip to China, I was thrilled to finally be able to try Mutton Hotpot. A dish that’s only served during wintry months in China and Hong Kong, I’d never tried it before as my dining companions were generally not keen on mutton. When Gastronaut said that we’d be having Mutton Hotpot for dinner […]

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Hairy Crab in Shanghai

We’re approaching the tail end of the Shanghai Hairy Crab (also known as Chinese Mitten Crab) season. I had some time to kill at Shanghai Pudong International Airport on my way back from Seoul so I indulged in Hairy Crab, an autumn delicacy in eastern China, while waiting for my connecting flight. The waitress asked if […]

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Whitley Road Fishball Noodles

Fishball Noodle Set with Fried Fish Cake @ S$4.30 Whitley Road Fishball Noodles used to be one of my favourite fishball noodle stalls. I loved it for its old school flavour with the tastiness of pork lard, nuttiness of browned garlic, spicy chili, savoury seasoning and crisp deep-fried pork lard cubes. Of late, the quality […]

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