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Vegetarian

Ci Hang Vegetarian 慈航中西素食

The Buddhist friend who introduced me to Kwan Tzi Zhai Vegetarian Cuisine introduced me another vegetarian restaurant, Ci Hang Vegetarian 慈航中西素食. This vegetarian restaurant is conveniently-located 10 minutes away from Aljunied MRT station. As the name implies, this restaurant serves vegetarian versions of both Chinese and Western dishes. My friend recommended me to try their […]

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Korean

Gagahoho Ox-Tail Soup – Authentic Korean Restaurant

I chanced upon a TikTok video recommending Gagahoho Ox-Tail Soup. I was curious about the Korean version of oxtail soup so I decided to try out it out. The entrance of Gagahoho Ox-Tail Soup is located to the right of Hao Lai Wu Steamboat BBQ. It’s a tiny restaurant beautifully decorated with hanging cherry blossoms […]

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Korean

Ssak3 Korean BBQ & Bistro – 90 Minutes Unlimited Ssak3 Buffet

It’s ironic how I visit Bras Basah Complex regularly but I had no idea there is a Korean barbecue restaurant called Ssak3 Korean BBQ & Bistro on the second floor. It turned out Ssak was originally the Bras Basah branch of the Ssikkek Korean BBQ chain. It was renamed Ssak3 Korean BBQ & Bistro in […]

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Halal

The Dim Sum Place – Halal Dim Sums

Located near to Tipo Gnocchi is another halal restaurant that specializes in halal dim sum, The Dim Sum Place. The Dim Sum Place has three outlets – Bugis, The Centrepoint and Changi City Point. You can find the menu on their website. Dim Sum Har Gow or otherwise known as Crystal Shrimp Dumpling 水晶虾饺 [S$6.90 […]

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Chinese

Master He BBQ Restaurant 何师傅烤骨头

Besides Chinatown, Geylang is another place where you can find many Northeastern-Chinese (东北菜) restaurants. The restaurant that I wanted to visit has closed down so I ended up having dinner at Master He BBQ Restaurant 何师傅烤骨头. The Food Special Roasted Spine 特色烤棒骨 [S$4] is the speciality here. You have the grab the huge bone with […]

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Japanese

UYA Charcoal-Grilled Live Unagi (Oasia Hotel Novena)

I visited the first Uya Japanese Unagi Restaurant 四代目菊川 in Wheelock Place back in 2019. The restaurant has since been renamed to UYA Charcoal-Grilled Live Unagi. There is now a second outlet in Oasia Hotel Novena which happens to be next to Marmalade Pantry. Eel A La Carte UYA Charcoal-Grilled Live Unagi offers some interesting […]

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Japanese

Sandai Izakaya 三代居酒屋 – Japanese Pub in Novena

I have always thought izakaya are only for drinking but a recent business lunch at Sandai Izakaya in Novena made me realize these Japanese bars actually sell decent Japanese food. Appetizers Shirauo Karaage [S$6.90] are deep-fried white bait fish. These crispy treat are perfect with beer or other alcoholic beverages. Nothing beats Tori Karaage [S$8.90] […]

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Western

The Marmalade Pantry (Oasia Hotel Novena)

The cosy and contemporary design of Marmalade Pantry (Oasia Hotel Novena) makes it a good place for business lunch and dinner or catch-up with family and friends. The menu is short and concise with something for everyone. Starter You can’t go wrong with Truffle Fries [S$16] which has a strong truffle fragrance thanks to the […]

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Chinese

Shanghai Tan Pan-Fried Bun – Authentic Shanghainese Cuisine

Shanghai Tan Pan-Fried Bun has recently opened a new outlet in 321 Clementi. I have fond memories of the food so my colleagues and I decided to check out if the food is still as good. Shanghai Appetizers Braised Pork Rib with Special Home-made Sauce 外婆家糖醋小排 [S$8.80] is finger-licking addictive. It has the perfect balance […]

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Vegetarian

Kwan Tzi Zhai Vegetarian Cuisine 關自齋 – Vegetarian Laksa

A Buddhist friend recently brought me to eat vegetarian laksa at Kwan Tzi Zhai Vegetarian Cuisine. The nearest MRT station is Aljunied and you have to walk about 15 minutes to reach the coffeeshop. You should be able to spot Kwan Tzi Zhai Vegetarian Cuisine 關自齋 right away. I seldom see vegetarian stalls doing so […]