Tag Archives: Chicken

Mandarin Court – Abundant Pen Cai & Bak Kwa Nian Gao

Have you realised that the Pen Cai has become a local Chinese New Year staple in recent years? This Big Bowl Feast is a traditional Hong Kong village cuisine, said to origin during the late Song Dynasty when locals collected all their best food to serve a fleeing Emperor. It is not difficult to understand […]

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N.Y.D.C – Hearty Roast Platter for Christmas

N.Y.D.C used to be THE place for my class outings – where we laugh over school and teachers over a big mug of Elephanccino, gorging down the Ally’s New York Cheesecake, Elmer Fudge with an E=MC2 in hand. Remember those days? During a recent visit to the Bugis branch, I realised it had a more […]

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Hot Star – Taiwan’s Most Popular Fried Chicken is in Singapore

Haven’t you heard? Taiwan’s most popular Hot-Star fried chicken (otherwise known as Hao Da Ji Pai) has arrived in Singapore! Located at City Square Mall, Singapore is the second overseas country after Hong Kong to obtain this franchise (after much persuasion I heard). The main feature is that the fried chicken is ridiculously huge – […]

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Burger King – Spicy Panini Tendergrill Chicken Sandwich

Burger King is probably one of the more adventurous fast food restaurants, with new burger flavours introduced regularly and a series of slapstick chicken videos done Stomp style. Which fast food restaurant tells you “How to deal with seat hoarding aunties” and “fart attacks in the MRT”? On the path of “BK way of chicken”, […]

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Chang Korean Charcoal BBQ Restaurant – Buffet So So Se-yo

Chang Korean BBQ started at Dempsey with positive feedback and a touch of class. It went on to open its 2nd at Illuma – to appeal to the budget conscious and youth. Did not sound like a bad plan. The thing about Illuma is, people just do not go there, so much so that the […]

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The Rotisserie – Roast, Roast I Love You

Singapore is one chicken nation. I mean, our love for chicken is evident in the number of chicken shops we have. Looking at the roasted version alone, there is no stopping for Kenny Rogers, Nandos, Barcelos, Javier’s and new eatery The Rotisserie. The Rotisserie is a 120-seater located at China Square Food Centre (not to […]

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Wong Solo – Indonesia’s famous Ayam Bakar has made its way here

Fans of Indonesia’s popular Wong Solo will be thrilled to know that its franchise has found its way here, located at Far East Plaza. Wong Solo has more than 90 stores in Indonesia and 5 in Malaysia. The difference is the brand has a colourful orange-green setting, cutesy chicken logo and fast-food format for the […]

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McDonald’s new Chicken McGrill – Is It Any Good?

Somebody asked me as a food critic, if I eat McDonald’s? I mean, of course! A food critic should always give food a try – no discrimination right? Well, as part of its menu evolution, McDonald’s has launched the Chicken McGrill menu range. Grill is the new tasty at McDonald’s, and they are committed to […]

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ChicKing – Middle Eastern ChicKing chain spreads its wings to Singapore

Another fried chicken fast food restaurant has arrived in Singapore, and this is one which came all the way from the UAE. ChicKing first established its name in the Middle East and India, and now plans to reach out to Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore. With big brother KFC and other established chicken eateries such as […]

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Barcelos – Peri Peri Chicken Better Than Nando’s?

The signage of the big deep red rooster at Square 2 was what attracted me to dine Barcelos. It kept calling “Eat Me”, “Eat Me”. However, when you talk about Peri Peri chicken, it is inevitable to first think about the very popular Nando’s. So which is better? Barcelos, with two other branches at Holland […]

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