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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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Chinese

Jue Wei Ban Cai 绝味拌菜 – Affordable Shanxi Cuisine in Chinatown

After trying out cheap massage at People’s Park Complex, I was hungry and decided to get some lunch.  I walked past Jue Wei Ban Cai 绝味拌菜 on my way in and the liangpi looked really tempting. I have not had a good bowl of liangpi in a very long while and I really miss it. Liangpi […]

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Chinese

Din Tai Fung’s Steamed Chicken Soup (Home-Cook Recipe)

Din Tai Fung is my favorite Chinese restaurant. The food quality at Din Tai Fung is consistently good.  Out of 10 of My Favorite Din Tai Fung Dishes, I want to put the spotlight on Steamed Chicken Soup. Everytime I order this soup, I am always amazed how such a clear soup can have such depth […]

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Bakery

4 Places for Bolo Bao (Pineapple Bun) in Singapore

On a recent visit to Tai Cheong Bakery at Square 2 @ Novena, I was feeling generous and treated my colleagues to their famous egg tarts. As we sat down to enjoy the delicious egg tarts, the conversation strayed from Hong Kong egg tarts to Hong Kong bolo bao (pineapple buns).  Bolo bao, otherwise known […]

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Chinese

Xin Wah Kee (Velocity @ Novena Square) – Casual Chinese Restaurant

My stomach has been a little sensitive for the past few days. I wanted to have something soupy for lunch and a colleague recommended fish soup from  Xin Wah Kee.   Although Xin Wah Kee’s Chinese name 新華記 is the same as the popular Hong Kong cha chaang teng 新華記, they are not the same […]

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Chinese

Wok Hey (Velocity @ Novena Square) – Stir-Fried Rice and Noodles

Wok hey, which can be loosely translated to “breathe of the wok”, is what all wok masters aspire to achieve. It is the telltale sign that distinguishes wok masters from other mediocre zi char stalls. From a single takeaway kiosk at the basement of Bugis Junction, Wok Hey has become a new favorite of Singaporean […]

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Chinese Uncategorized

Zha Jiang Mian (Bean Paste Noodles)

Zha jiang mian which is commonly known as “bean paste noodle” is a classic Chinese noodle dish. I love a good bowl of zha jiang mian anytime but the ones I have had outside are always too salty for me.  Due to the circuit-breaker measures in response to the vivid-19 pandemic, I had to take […]

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Chinese

Chinese Cuisine 中国美食 – Northeastern, Hunan and Sichuan Cuisines

My colleague recently brought me to a Chinese restaurant run by a friend of hers. This Chinese restaurant on Balestier road is helmed by two super chefs from China who both have more than 20 years of experience. Together, they whip up Northeastern, Hunan and Sichuan dishes. This Mixed Chicken Gizzard Salad 凉拌鸡胗 [S$8] is […]

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Desserts

Rocher Original Beancurd – Beancurd and Chinese Fried Snacks

Rochor Original Beancurd is not famous. It is just a humble dessert shop in Selegie (I have only been to the Selegie outlet). There is nothing fancy about it. Rocher Original Beancurd reminds me of my teenage years which I spent in Selegie area. I wanted to introduce this classic dessert shop to everyone who […]