Tag Archives: Xiao Long Bao

Paradise Dynasty Vivocity – Good Food Does Not Complete A Good Experience

We should be proud of Paradise Dynasty, the zi char stall which transformed into a Chinese restaurant empire famed for their multi-coloured xiao long bao, with outlets in Malaysia (Paradigm Shopping Mall KL), Indonesia (Plaza Senayan Jakarta), Thailand (Siam Paragon), Japan (Ginza Glasse) and China (Shanghai IFC). Wow. With 5 outlets in Singapore, the group […]

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Din Tai Fung – The New Truffle Chicken Soup

Everything I go to Din Tai Fung, there are some regulars I always order: The Xiao Cai Oriental Salad in Special Vinegar Dressing, Fried Rice with Shrimps and Eggs, Noodle Soup with Fried Pork Chop, Hot & Sour Soup, and of course the signature Steamed Pork Dumplings. I can usually just finish two dishes of […]

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Crystal Jade Jiang Nan – Serving Multi-Coloured Xiao Long Bao & ‘Not A Fried Rice’

Crystal Jade has ventured into Jiangnan cuisine, again. While most may think that this concept at Vivocity is new, Crystal Jade once had Hui Cui which serves Shanghainese food, and Jiang Nan Cuisine at Ngee Ann City – with some of the popular menu dishes still remaining. Jiangnan food? How many of you can name […]

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Din Tai Fung at Taipei 101 + Guide To Eating Xiao Long Bao The Right Way

[Taipei, Taiwan] Din Tai Fung is the world’s most famous Xiao Long Bao (small steamed buns) makers which originated in Taiwan, ranked as one of the world’s top 10 restaurants by The New York Times in 1993. Over at Hong Kong, Din Tai Fung’s Silvercord Branch (新港店) and Yee Wo Branch (怡和店) at Causeway Bay […]

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5 Oozing Food – Singapore Loves Food That Oozes

If I ask what the current food fad in Singapore is, it is undeniable that the soya beancurd would come up tops for taking over the hawker centre scene by storm. On a more up-market level, All-Breakfast joints are taking the lead and many Western eateries are coming up with their own versions of the […]

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I Made Xiao Long Bao at Din Tai Fung 鼎泰丰

As a foodie, one of the most amazing experiences for me for the SayTaiwan International Youth Week would be to make Xiao Long Bao at Din Tai Fung 鼎泰丰. The popularity of Din Tai Fung is startling, with long queues at every branch in Singapore (and other countries), especially when it was ranked as one […]

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Noodle Star – Be Tempted by King Prawn La Mian

Yong Tau Fu maker Gao Ji has diversified into making la mian with a contemporary twist. The noodle house has just opened at Bugis Village, with a second branch at Rasapura Masters Marina Bay Sands which attracts many onlookers and tourists when chefs demonstrate their noodle-making art. The ‘noodle star’ of the meal is the […]

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5 Must Try Food in Taipei

There are so many of my friends going to Taipei soon and keep asking me the same question “What is there to eat?” If you haven’t been to Taiwan before, there are three types of food you must try: The street food, the desserts and the regional specialties. Do not leave Taiwan without going to […]

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Ju Hao Xiao Long Bao – Chinese Delicacies, Hawker Centre Prices

The newly opened Ju Hao at Lavender Food Square occupies a prominently located corner stall, selling la mian and xiao long bao at hawker centre prices. I was initially sceptical about the quality of the food, having doubts that a food stall could serve restaurant quality Northern Chinese cuisines. To my surprise, the Shanghai Xiao […]

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The Eastern Restaurant – Gathering the Best of the East

I have previously blogged about The Eastern Restaurant during the Olympic Games held in Beijing. For some continuity, it will be interesting to look at this restaurant now during the Asian Games. The Eastern Restaurant which is located at the unnoticed back part of Centrepoint, has a loyal following for its wide range of authentic […]

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