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Chinese

Da Niu Chao Shan Hai Xian 大牛潮汕海鲜 – For Chao Shan Seafood

Da Niu Chao Shang Hai Xian 大牛潮汕海鲜 is a new restaurant on Kampung Bahru Road that specializes in Chao Shan (Teochew) cuisine.  Chao Shan is in the eastern region of Guangdong and it is where Chaozhou or Teochew cuisine originated from. It is the eastern seaboard of Guangzhou, hence seafood is a prominent ingredient in […]

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Buffet

Rise Restaurant at Marina Bay Sands Sunday Brunch Buffet

I had the pleasure of having buffet at Rise Restaurant with my ex-colleagues a few year back. The top-notch quality and wide array of choices left me with a deep impression. Standard Chartered credit card users can enjoy 1-for-1 promotion for lunch and dinner buffets. You can also get up to 30% off daily lunch /dinner […]

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Chinese

Hua Yu Wee 华友园 – Seafood and Zi Char Dishes since 1950s

Hua Yu Wee was established in the 1950s, it is the last seafood restaurant left on the stretch. It is located in a colonial bungalow on Upper East Coast Road. There are both air-conditioned and outdoor alfresco seating available. You have to pre-book for indoor air-conditioned seating at least a week in advance. If you can’t […]

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Korean

Hongdae Oppa – Casual Korean Restaurant in Plaza Singapura

It’s impossible to miss Hongdae Oppa, it is located right next to the escalator at basement 2 of Plaza Singapore.  Following the wisdom “long queue = good food”, I decided to brave the long queue and try out this new Korean restaurant. Hongdae Oppa offers hot plate sizzlers, fried chicken, ramyeon, jjigae, tteokbokki, hot stone […]

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Hawker

Guan Heng Cooked Food – Satay Bee Hoon in Chong Pang

You will never find a dish called satay bee hoon outside of Singapore, this is a Singapore fusion dish through and through. Satay bee hoon is fusion of Malay or Javanese cuisine with Teochew cuisine. Guan Heng Cooked Food in Chong Pang City Wet Market & Food Centre is one of the hawker stalls that […]

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Hawker

Ming Ji Chicken Rice – Chilled Steamed Chicken Rice

My friend has been raving to me about this chicken rice stall in Bishan and we are finally going there for dinner.  Ming Ji Chicken Rice is hugely popular among Bishan residents, evident from the snaking long queues at meal times.  Ming Ji Chicken Rice only sells Steamed Chicken 白斩鸡 [S$14 for Half Chicken, S$27 […]

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Chinese

Treasures Yi Dian Xin by Imperial Treasure (Paragon)

It has been more than 2 years since I last did an review on Treasures Yi Dian Xin (Raffles Place). I have been craving for dim sum recently, so I decided to try out Treasures Yi Dian Don’s outlet at the basement of Paragon Shopping Centre.  This is Treasure Yi Dian Xin’s menu, which can […]

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Korean

Jeju Kitchen (Waterway Point) – Jeju Island Volcano Fried Rice

I discovered this Korean restaurant called Jeju Kitchen when my girlfriend and I were looking to have lunch at Waterway Point en route to Corney Island.  Besides volcano fried rice that Jeju is apparently famous for, Jeju Kitchen also has has ramyeon/rabap (soup rice), army stew, galbi wok, jjigae (soups), noodles and appetizers and side […]

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Bakery

Bakerzin’s Fruit Series Snowskin Mooncake Review

Mid-Autumn Festival 2020 has just passed on 1 October 2020, last Thursday.  I didn’t use to pay much attention to this festival over the past years. I would usually anyhow pick up a few pieces of traditional mooncake from any shop on my way home.  I am so sick and tired of the same old […]

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Local Delights

Colonial Club Signatures (Paragon) – Western, Nyonya and Local Cuisine

I recently discovered a superb restaurant that serves excellent Singapore local cuisine and I want to share it with you.  Colonial Club is located in the basement of Paragon Shopping Centre, besides Le Shrimp Ramen. The white paneled walls, white marble tables and wicker chairs give off a nostalgic colonial vibe. The menu features mix […]