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Chinese

DaXi 大喜 – Dumpling Specialist from Taiwan

Dumplings is a food staple in China and there are dumpling speciality restaurants all over China. But I have not heard of shops specializing in dumplings outside of China. When a colleague told me about DaXi, a restaurant from Taiwan that specializes in dumplings, it quipped my curiosity and I decided to find out if […]

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Chinese

Tamjai Samgor Mixian – Create Your Own Mixian

I was in Chinatown Point a few days ago with colleagues and we went looking a place for dinner when we saw Tamjai Samgor Mixian. The first Tamjai Samgor Mixian opened in 2008 in in Hong Kong. The combination of 3 fragrances, 3 spices, 7 taste, 8 flavors  and 9 freshness has captured the heart […]

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Japanese

Yakiniku Like (Clementi Mall) – A5 Miyazaki Wagyu from $15.80 Nett

Yakiniku Like’s A5 Miyazaki Wagyu poster caught my attention when I was shopping in Clementi Mall one day. Miyazaki Beef is a name only given to cows raised in Miyazaki which meet strict quality standards. The meat from these cows is further graded on a scale from C1 up to A5 which is the highest […]

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Thai

Jim Thompson Thai Restaurant Singapore

Jim Thompson was an American businessman who helped revitalize Thai silk industry in the 1950s and 1960s. I have visited the Jim Thompson House Museum in Bangkok, dining at Jim Thompson Thai Restaurant Singapore felt like revisiting an old friend. A courtyard with matching black-colored tables and chairs fronts the entrance. Inside, high ceiling and […]

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Chinese

Ding Tele Shanghai Panfried Dumpling 鼎特乐上海生煎包

I was at the stretch of eateries opposite Beauty World during dinner time and every restaurant was bursting with people so I ended up having dinner at Ding Tele Shanghai Panfried Dumpling. Ding Te Le Shanghai Panfried Dumpling specialises in Shanghainese cuisine and is especially known for their shengjian bao. The Food Wheat Gluten & […]

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Michelin Guide Singapore

Alma by Juan Amador – One Michelin Star European Restaurant

I never quite understood what is all the fuss about Michelin 1-star, 2-stars and 3-star restaurants until I dined at Alma by Juan Amador. I was happy enough with the Michelin Bib Gourmand stalls and restaurants but Alma but Juan Amador totally changed my mind about the Michelin-starred restaurants. Helmed by Singaporean Executive Chef Haikal […]

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Cafe

Riders Cafe – A Horsey Cafe

If you are a horse-lover or want to look at the majestic creatures but too scared to try horse-riding like I did, Riders Cafe is the perfect place for you. Riders Cafe – Decor Hidden behind lush greenery in the heart of Bukit Timah, Riders Cafe is located nex to Bukit Timah Saddle Club. You […]

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Desserts

Bing Bing Ice Cream Gallery – Artisanal Ice-Cream Parlour in HillV2

I have a colleague who stays at HillV2 and she was telling me about this small ice-cream shop located besides Hillview Market Place called Bing Bing Ice Cream Gallery. I was doing thrift-shopping at The Salvation Army Praisehaven Mega Family Thrift Store the other day when I remembered about this ice-cream shop and decided to […]

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Street Food

Menbolah – Korean Chinese Snack Menbosha in Singapore

Ever since I saw Korean-Taiwanese celebrity chef Lee Yeon Bok make menbosha on Youtube, I have been wanting to try this popular Korean-Chinese snack. Since I can’t fly to Korea due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the next best thing is to try to find it in Singapore. Thankfully, a shop named Menbolah has sprung up […]

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Chinese

A Kitchen 友间厨坊 – Northeastern Chinese in Jurong East

I recently discovered a new restaurant in Jurong East that specialises in Northeastern Chinese cuisine. A Kitchen 友间厨坊 is located in Vision Exchange, a small commercial building about 10 minutes away from Jurong East MRT station. I visited with a girlfriend on a Thursday evening and the restaurant was buzzing with activity. Business is so […]