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Featuring Diamond Kitchen (Science Park), KEK Keng Eng Kee (Pandan Gardens), Hua Ting Restaurant , Forest森, Crystal Jade Palace Restaurant (Ngee Ann City), Captain K Seafood Tower (Middle Road), London Fat Duck (Waterway Point), The GREAT Food Festival, Joyden Canton (Orchard), Tien Court Restaurant
Justin Teo
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A couple of hits and missed here, but I absolutely love their Cantonese roasts. This is one of the better roasted duck I've in Singapore, the other being the London Roast Duck from Shisen Hanten.
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Mine came with crisp skin, very juicy flesh partly due to a layer of fats beneath the skin, and nice subtle sweetness from plum.

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I'll come back for this dish, and I found this yam ring to be better than at many tze char places. It has an airy and crisp crust, holding together very smooth yam topped with a poached egg. Even the asparagus were good, as they had a heavenly wok hei scent to them.
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This is the ultimate char siew for me. These juicy beef cubes had a nicely charred crust with a delicately sweet honey char siew sauce. I thought it was excellent on its own, but you could also have it with two types sauces - a fragrant spring onion and ginger mix, and mustard.
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This is part of Chef Martin's six-course special set menu, ideal to savour and understand the depth and breadth of Chef Foo’s style of cuisine. All 6 courses were expertly-executed and artfully-plated.
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The other courses in this menu includes:
* Hokkaido sea urchin and ikura with egg white in crispy seaweed handroll 北海道海胆芙蓉紫菜手卷;
* Black truffle foie gras seafood with chicken and mountain yam broth 黑松露龙皇鹅肝烩鸡茸
* Crisp-fried wild marble goby with Japanese Kombu sauce 脆皮野生大顺壳昆布酱
* Grilled USDA beef short rib with honey char siew sauce 蜜汁叉烧酱烧美国牛肋排
* Pan-seared tiger king prawn with XO sauce on noodles XO 酱香烤老虎虾皇、猪油渣蚝油捞生面
* Chilled fresh mango, grass jelly, kidney beans sago pudding with Gula Melaka 椰糖芒果西米布丁
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I found the food here to be even better than what I remembered it to be 2 years ago when I last visited Tien Court. Chef Kwan has been newly appointed as Master Chef of the kitchen, after an extensive 40 years of experience in Cantonese cuisine, including helming Man Fu Yuan at Intercontinental Hotel.
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This lobster soup was luxurious but comforting, reminiscent of shark fin’s soup though no shark fins was used. Still very rich as a semi-thick broth, and filled with generous chunks of lobsters hidden within that pumpkin. Scrap some of the soft pumpkin flesh (as much or as little as your taste would prefer) within and have it together with the broth. And don’t neglect the scallion stick, it is very crispy and fragrant.

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This series shows the final 4 dim sum I've tried at Yan, created by Executive Chef Lai Chi Sum for National Day. I've posted about the laksa xiao long bao and the chicken glutinous rice and these are the rest.
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What we have here is steamed yam cake (cover photo), deep fried satay chicken wanton (must try), steamed dumplings with soon kueh ingredients (third pic), and pan-fried buns with chilli crab meat (4th pic).
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Their National Day Dim Sum menu is only available till 31 August 2018, and only during lunch hours, 12pm to 2:30pm.
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Singapore's well-loved Hainanese chicken rice now came in the form of the lo mai gai served as dim sum.
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It is wonderfully aromatic with distinctive notes of ginger and garlic, enlivened by subtle pandan and lemongrass fragrance. And within the rice is tender and juicy chicken thigh imbued with the same flavours. To complete the Singaporean experience, it is served with the classic dipping sauce of chilli, dark sauce and ginger. With the exception of the chicken skin, this has every element of our Hainanese chicken rice encapsulated in a dim sum, and I found it to be an elegant rendition of our beloved dish.
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This was my favourite dish out of the 6 new dim sum launched for National Day, the others being deep friend satay chicken wanton, laksa xiao long bao (see my post dated 30 July), steamed dumplings with soon kueh ingredients, steamed yam cake, and pan-fried buns with chilli crab meat.
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Their National Day Dim Sum menu is only available from 1 to 31 August 2018, and only during lunch hours, 12pm to 2:30pm.
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There’s a new option for those staying in the Northeast, as Crystal Jade has just unveiled its all-day dining quick-service restaurant concept, Dim Sum Inc 翡翠点, at Punggol Oasis Terraces.
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There will be classics and some modern interpretations at value-for-money prices, with a menu that spans roast meats, dim sum, entrees, appetisers, a la minute wok-fried dishes, rice and noodle dishes, as well as desserts.
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The space isn’t big, and it’s already getting busy, so it’s more suitable for a quick meal. Average spend here would be around $15/pax.

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What you see flowing out isn't the typical xiao long bao stock, but piquant laksa broth. Our Singapore's well-loved flavour is now encapsulated in these meticulously folded steamed dumplings, as bite-sized laksa treats to share with the family.
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And that's not all. For this National Day, Executive Chef Lai Chi Sum of Yàn has created more Cantonese dim sum with a Singaporean thread running through it. There'll be deep friend satay chicken wanton, glutinous chicken rice in lotus leaf, steamed dumplings with soon kueh ingredients, steamed yam cake, and pan-fried buns with chilli crab meat.
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I'll be sharing more about these other dim sum in another post, and I'll also share about my favorite these dim sum :)
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Don't wait too long, because their National Day Dim Sum menu is only available from 1 to 31 August 2018, and only during lunch hours, 12pm to 2:30pm.
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What I feel sets Longqing apart from other hotpot offerings in Singapore is the soup base .
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I've tried their all soup base they serve - spicy mala, lotus root and lily bulb, pork bone clear broth, tomato soup, wild mushroom, and shark's fin melon herbal soup, and I found them to be thick and deep in flavours, and has none of the artificial flavourings.
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I also found they have several gems that you should order - Japanese flying squid ($16), handmade pork balls and fish paste ($12), and pig stomach ($9), just to name a few of my favourites.
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Treat from the boss.

They have just opened at MBFC, and they're serving premium ingredients (for eg, sashimi grade scallops) at prices similar to other hotpot places. My favorite has to be their wagyu beef and prawn balls (it's real prawn meat rolled into balls).
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They've 4 choices of soup - Mala, collagen with cod fish bone, tomato soup, and herbal soup. I chose the Mala, which was fragrant without being too spicy or numbing, and the collagen cod fish bone soup which was sweet and creamy.
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They also serve cooked food, and I absolutely love their Iberico char siew and their roast duck. It's also near where I work. So I'll definitely be coming back again.
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MBFC Tower 3
Unit 02-06

1130am to 1030pm Weekdays
12pm to 1030pm Saturdays
Closed Sundays
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Broths ($12-15/flavour); Meat ($7.50 - $9); Vege ($4 onwards); Seafood ($9 - $13.80); Premium selections (Wagyu $24.50, Hokkaido Scallops $24)
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Taken during a tasting.

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For what you'll be getting, this buffet is value for money. In addition to free flow of Chinese dishes, there'll be five complimentary premium dishes:
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1. Double-boiled supreme mini Buddha-Jumps-Over-The-Wall to Peony Jade, 鲍鱼迷你佛跳墙 (pictured)
2. Sautéed Prawn coated with Custard Salted Egg Yolk 玉河畔招牌奶皇虾球
3. X.O 1/2 lobster serving per person, 野菌焗開邊龙虾
4. Steamed Chilean Sea Bass with Minced Chilli & Garlic Paste, 朵椒蒸鲈鱼
5. Deep-fried Fresh Plump Oysters in Cantonese “Bi-Fung-Tang” style, 避风塘炸生蚝
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These complimentary dishes are available only for one serving, but the other dishes I've tasted were good as well. I liked it enough that I'll be heading there on my own in June.
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Putien is still serving these succulent DuoTou clams, and I really think any Putien fans should try at least one of their 8 clam dishes. I didn't realise how plump, fresh and juicy they were until I tried them.
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These clams dishes are here only for a limited time, because mid-spring was the time of the year which gave the best harvest of DuoTou Clams, freshly air-flown from the coastal town of Putian.
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The full menu of the Duotou clams done 8 ways are:
1. Chilled DuoTou Clam in Fermented Wine ($22.80)
2. Deep-fried DuoTou Clam ($22.80/$31.80)
3. Baked DuoTou Clam on Hot Plate ($19.80/$29.80)
4. Steamed DuoTou Clam with Wine ($22.80/$31.80, pictured)
5. Stir-fried DuoTou Clam with Ginger and Spring Onion ($19.80/$29.80)
6. Steamed DuoTou Clam in Minced Garlic ($19.80/$29.80)
7. DuoTou Clam Omelette ($19.80/$29.80)
8. DuoTou Clam Soup with Tofu Meatballs ($19.80/$29.80)
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Pictured is the Stir-fried DUOTOU Clam with Ginger and Spring Onion. I was told it can be found in most homes in Duo Tou Village, as stir-frying is a common cooking method in China. The beautiful aroma from this home-style cooked dish lends extra comfort when eaten with a bowl of warm steamed rice.
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