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Jia Wei – Chinese Restaurant in East Singapore

I have always believed that all the good restaurants such as Ban Heng are in town area but a recent visit to Jia Wei proved me wrong. Jia Wei is located on level two of Hotel Grand Mecure Roxy, an old hotel in the Marina Bay area. Despite being a reputable Chinese restaurant with years of […]

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Chinese

Dong Fang Mei Shi 东方美食 – Northeastern Chinese Restaurant

It has been a long since I last had Northeastern Chinese cuisine at and I was craving for it. I happened to be in Chinatown and Dong Fang Mei Shi 东方美食 was one of the first restaurant I saw the moment I exited the MRT station. A big bright-red signboard above the door lists the various […]

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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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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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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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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 […]

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Chinese

So Good Char Chan Tang – Posh and Disappointing

So Good Char Chan Tang in Capitol Piazza is very different from the cha chan teng that I have been to in Hong Kong. Cha chaan teng in Hong Kong are mostly housed in nondescript buildings, such as the Mido Cafe I visited. You will probably walk past it without realizing if you didn’t go looking […]

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Chinese

Huang Tu Di Xi’An Delights 黄土地西安小吃

The different Chinese regional cuisines have become more popular in Singapore in the recent years. MEET Noodles specializes in Lanzhou noodles and Sik Bao Sin specializes in Cantonese cuisine. Adding to my list is a restaurant that specializes in xi’an cuisine called Huang Tu Di Xi’An Delights 黄土地西安小吃.  Huang Tu Di Xi’An Delights 黄土地西安小吃 is located in […]

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Jin Peng La Mian Xiao Long Bao 鑫鹏拉面小笼包

I recently discovered a Chinese noodle stall where the portions are huge. It is Jin Peng La Mian Xiao Long Bao 鑫鹏拉面小笼包, one of the stalls in Bgain 442 Eating House. This stall is a favorite among the residents and workers in the area for their huge portion size and cheap prices.  This is the […]

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Hong Yit Bakery & Confectionery 豐益甜餅屋 – Old-School Bakery

I was wondering around Clementi central when I chanced upon this old-school Chinese bakery called Hong Yit Bakery & Confectionery 豐益甜餅屋. I love these old-school bakeries but they are dwindling in numbers so finding one is akin to striking the lottery for me.  Hong Yit Bakery & Confectionery豐益甜餅屋 seems to be famous for their Walnut Cookie […]