Tze Char

Tze Char

For that local wok dishes
Tiara Lim
Tiara Lim

All the way to the Far East of Singapore for the first lou hei of the year, at this former tze-char-stall-turned-restaurant.
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Tender coffee pork ribs with its smoky coffee-infused sweet-savoury was one item that stood out. This was a good ratio of tender lean meat with a little melty pork fat. Other items, like the prawn ball and beancurd didn’t disappoint either. The menu is a little pricier than most for its portions though (the large can look like a medium in other places). IG: tiara_star

Just-nice thick glistening slices of Char Siew (roasted meat) coated in a slick, dark glaze that is more sweet than the sweet-savoury balance I'd have preferred. $6 per 100g, and min. order of 300g.
Ironically, not as charred as it should be to achieve that oomph. Not bad but underwhelming given that it's so raved-about. Aptly, just like the arrow that landed on the borderline of the bullseye - pity. Texture was more like braised-meat chewy and unlike your traditional 'char siew'. Give me my char

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