Asian Allure

Asian Allure

Featuring New Ubin Seafood (Hillview), 328 Katong Laksa (East Coast Road), Taste Paradise, Wah Lok Cantonese Restaurant, Tonkatsu by Ma Maison (Mandarin Gallery), Ryoshi Sushi Ikeikemaru (Liang Court), The Halia at Singapore Botanic Gardens, Sungei Road Laksa, Foong Kee Coffee Shop, Fat Bird (Bugis)
Regina Xie
Regina Xie

This place specialises in creative modern interpretations of Dim Sum . We tried the XLB, CCF , Dumplings .. everything is good . But it was cold and rainy that day and somehow the good old piping hot congee which had the sweetness of the pumpkin hit the right spot for me .

Vietnamese Pancake W Prawns , Pork , Bean Sprouts , and Mung Beans . Sounds like a weird combo but it works really well . The pancake is very thin almost like an egg crepe but crispy so even though it looks humongous it can be walloped by one easily . We also tried the beef wrapped in Betelnut leaves and the grilled marinated chicken . Everything is super tasty and delicious and reasonably priced.

Everything was good ,but they played it very very safe so no one dish really stood out n made us go wow . This aged beef was melt in your mouth and probably my favourite .

Served as an appetiser, the chili is really the star: there are two different types of chilis, and both are great.

This is Punjab food done really well n almost like home cooked food .

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If you like lamb this is the perfect place for you . They have lamb spine , lamb tongue , lamb marrow , lamb dumplings etc in a nice selection of milky collagen or spicy broths for a hearty nourishing hotpot . The staff are incredibly friendly and will patiently explain the finer points on the menu esp the portioning which is really different from what I’m used to from HDL . The soup base we wanted already comes with 1kg of lamb in the soup ! So the kind lady advised us to not over order other meats . Value for money too .
Oh and do try the lamb tongue.

This dish Goong Ob Woon Sen ( Prawn Glass Noodles ) is their house specialty . The glass noodles is done well with the lard pieces , garlic and sauce . The highlight must be the gigantic prawns which owner says they handpick fresh in the market .
All 3 of us who were there could not get over how big the prawns were , GIGANTIC ! But we felt becoz the prawns were so big , the taste and texture of the prawns was also compromised - not as sweet as smaller prawns . Personally I would prefer 4-5 smaller sweeter prawns , rather than 3 jumbo prawns that lacked flavour . Still a delicious satisfying meal nonetheless

The Tofu is just so addictive with the Szechuan peppers infused into the sauce . The rice is also a slightly chewy sticky rice similar to Japanese rice . I finished all the rice which speaks a lot about how much I like the “Zhup” and the rice

Tried the Jelebu Dry Laksa Pop up currently happening at Bistro Aseana .
The dry laksa is very umami with generous portions of either lobster , tiger prawn or Sakura ebi . Yummy and not needing to drink a lot water after , means not laden with MSG . 👍 only thing is no one on the table was a fan of the Chili on the side which was too much and just didn’t complement the dish .

The dishes here are similar to Chinese cuisine due to the close proximity of Okinawa to Taiwan .
The home made beancurd has a nice texture n u can buy a few packets home too . Noodles are very bouncy n chewy , much more interesting than the usual udon .

Absolutely love that they give 3 different types of crispy fried fish here ,pity no peanuts with the baby ikan bilis . The coconut rice is very fragrant, moist and flavourful . It’s a wonderful meal for breakfast since they do open in the mornings 😊

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