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Seasonal Tastes – CNY Buffet Feast with Buddha Jump Over The Wall, Siew Yoke with Salted Egg Sauce!

Though we traditionally think of Chinese New Year dinner as a round-table meal with 8-10 dishes, a gastronomic buffet featuring an international contemporary spread, fresh seafood AND CNY classics sounds splendid as an option for the family. Seasonal Tastes at The Westin Singapore offers a live interactive kitchen concept, known for fresh selection of crustaceans, […]

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The New Summer Pavilion – Exquisite Cantonese Cuisine at The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore Is Impressive

The experience of dining at the new Summer Pavilion is akin to “dining in a garden”. The main dining hall of the revamped Chinese restaurant is surrounded by a modern Chinese garden and a glass pavilion. Its interiors elegant, with the extensive use of warm timber matched with maroon-brown chairs. Even the private dining rooms […]

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Crystal Jade La Mian Xiao Long Bao – 10 New Dishes, Including Chilli Crab & Salted Egg Yolk Xiao Long Bao

Talking about the Michelin Guide, do you know that Crystal Jade La Mian Xiao Long Bao in Hong Kong has been included in the Michelin Bib Gourmand Guide consistently for the last few years? We should be proud of this brand which started way back in Singapore during 1991. Which also means that Crystal Jade […]

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Bao Today – Tapas Dim Sum Buffet High Tea $16.80++, Dinner $19.80++! Super Affordable

This is one super value-for-money Dim Sum Tapas Buffet, at Bao Today Hotel Rendezvous which also offers restaurant style dining. A weekday all you can eat high tea buffet is priced at a wallet-friendly $16.80++, even the weekend dinner will set you back by just $22.80++. A price hardly seen nowadays. And there are many […]

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ChaoZhou – Comforting Teochew Porridge Goes More Upmarket

Being half a Teochew, finding a new Teochew Porridge Restaurant, or more correctly said a revamped one, gave me a sense of simple happiness and nostalgia. ChaoZhou Porridge at River Valley Road, near the ‘clubbing street’ of Mohamed Sultan Road, has been a pleasant place to satisfying these Teochew Muay cravings – wide selection, personable […]

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The East Bureau – Modern Asian Restaurant On Marina Square’s Roof-Top Garden

Setting up a Pan Asian or Modern Chinese restaurant tends to be tricky in Singapore. The line between creative and pretentious can be so thin. After some gimmicky try-too-hard attempts by others, I think The East Bureau has got the right balance and attitude. The location already hits a sweet spot – at the rooftop […]

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Avenue Joffre – Cantonese, Szechuan, Shanghainese Cuisine and Dim Sum at RWS

The exterior facade of Avenue Joffre at Resorts World Sentosa may be its stumbling block to what it can really achieve. The Chinese restaurant is inspired by the epicurean address of Avenue Joffre 霞飞路 along Shanghai’s French Concession in the 1930s and 1940s, helmed by some top chefs, and has a concept of different Chinese […]

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Victor’s Kitchen – Liu Sha Bao Makers Opens 2nd Branch At Chinatown Point

Victor’s Kitchen who claims that they serve the “Best Custard Buns in Singapore” has opened its 2nd branch at Chinatown Point. The restaurant at Sunshine Plaza is typically packed during peak hours, despite the cramped spaces and less than stellar service. While their Liu Shao Bao aka Golden Egg Yolk Lava Bun ($4.80 for 3) […]

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Joyden Treasures – Chinese Family Recipes & Dim Sum At Leisure Park Kallang

Ah, the taste of homely zi char style heritage dishes. Joyden Treasures at Leisure Park Kallang is the third eatery by Joyden Concept, featuring old school heritage dishes, and a few of the owners’ very own recipes. I am always on a lookout for Chinese restaurants in Singapore for dim sum lunches and family dinners. […]

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Putien Ion Orchard – Serving Heng Hwa Bee Hoon with Soy Milk

“Auntie Lian, you remember me?” It was such a pleasant surprise to meet Auntie Leng again, serving customers as per normal in Putien’s new outlet at Ion Orchard. To many, she may be just another waitress in a Chinese restaurant. To some, she is the face of Putien’s ‘Madam Leng Mooncakes’. To me, she is […]

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