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Beaulieu House – Colonial Style Restaurant in Sembawang Park

I was attending an event in Sembawang Park when I discovered a hidden gem of a restaurant by the name of Beaulieu House. It used to be the seaside house of a David family who worked in the mining business. It was acquired in the 1910s by the colonial government and housed senior engineers, surveyors […]

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Qin Ji Rougamo – New Rou Jia Mo Restaurant in Clementi Mall

Just when I thought Clementi Mall is getting stale and Qin Ji Rougamo opened in Clementi Mall. Roujiamo or rougamo is a popular street food from Shaanxi that is gaining popularity in Singapore in recent years. Qin Ji Rougamo focuses only on rougamo and Shaanxi rice noodles with a small selection of sides and drinks. […]

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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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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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TungLok Teahouse 同乐小聚 – Hong Kong Cha Chaan Teng

I must have walked past TungLok Teahouse at least a hundred times yet I have never tried the food there until I went there for a business lunch. Interior The interior reminds me of a Hong Kong cha chaan teng with stripped  sofas in red and green colors. Industrial lamps in bright colors and black-and-white […]

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Xi Men Jie – Wholesome Taiwanese Meals

I first noticed Xi Men Jie 西门街 in the basement of Westgate, and then again in Funan Mall. A search on Google reveals that Xi Men Jie is actually a chain restaurant with 8 outlets in different parts of Singapore. Let see how the food at Xi Men Jie compares with WANt Food Taiwanese Delights. […]

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Yan Palace Restaurant 燕阁大酒楼

I have heard so much about Yan Palace Restaurant. Every time there is talk about having dim sum, everyone will unanimously suggest Yan Palace Restaurant. If you are coming on Sunday morning, it’s a good idea to make a booking at 10am because the place becomes really busy by 11am. Decor The whole restaurant is […]

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Black Society 黑社会 – High Class Chinese Cuisine

Don’t be intimidated by the restaurant’s name Black Society or its black-theme decor. Despite its name and appearance, Black Society is actually a high-class Chinese restaurant. The white-and-black decor and green ceiling foliage makes this a great place for business meals, family gatherings or dates. The Food We got a few dim sum from the […]

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Hong Kong Street Restaurant Novena

Even though it is located in Novena, Hong Kong Street Restaurant Novena remains very much a family-style restaurant. You will see multi-generation families enjoying a meal together on weekend dinnertime. There are more than 100 dishes to choose from. There is a large selection of soup, meat, seafood, vegetable and rice/noodles dishes. The Food Prawn […]

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Imperial Restaurant 宏仁堂御膳餐厅

My mother told me excitedly the other day that she recently discovered a great Chinese restaurant called Imperial Restaurant. The restaurant used to have an in-house Chinese physician who will give diners health diagnosis. Even though there’s no more in-house Chinese physician, the restaurant still adheres to the founding values of serving “tasty, healthy and […]