Food – Chinese


Shanghai's Nanxiang - 3 Levels of Xiao Long Bao

Xiao Long Bao is available all over Shanghai, with varying qualities. Most had thick chewy skin, and you kind of wondered if there was paper in the fillings. But there were some street side stalls that would throw off your footing, swearing to bring some back if you ever could. Shanghai’s most celebrated Xiao Long Bao could be found at 南翔馒头店, within the charming Yu Yuan 豫园 at the Old Town God’s Temple precinct. Amongst the scenic buildings, exquisite Jiuqu bridge, old trees who spoke stories and red autumn leaves, you could see one long queue. One really......

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Pen Cai 盆菜 - A Basin of Goodies

Pen Cai 盆菜 – A Basin of Goodies

It is only in recent years that 盆菜 Pen Cai has become a ‘staple’ during the Chinese New Year period in Singapore. And it wasn’t even a traditional CNY dish to begin with! It was said that Pen Cai (Poon Choi) was invented when Mongol troops invaded Song China....

January 12, 2009
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Pu Tien Restaurant 莆田菜馆 - Delectable Flavours of Simple Village Life, 1 Michelin Star

Pu Tien Restaurant 莆田菜馆 – Delectable Flavours of Simple Village Life, 1 Michelin Star

Pu Tien Restaurant at Kitchener Road has been awarded 1 Michelin Star in the Singapore Michelin Guide 2016. Seeking a Chinese restaurant for family meals, one often finds it hard to find a suitable place: too crowded, too expensive, or too flavourful. Pu Tien, however, should be a...

June 30, 2008
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