Category Archives: Chinese

Imperial Treasure Fine Chinese Cuisine – Dim Sum Joy

Imperial Treasure Fine Chinese Cuisine is a great find in the posh Marina Bay Sands. They provide diners a wide variety of options from mid-priced dim sum/Chinese food to extravagant set menus. The restaurant actually served a $12,888 set menu during Chinese New Year (probably targeting the high rollers in the Casino)! Baked BBQ BunsRead More

Queues, Queues & Longer Queues

It is getting so difficult to avoid long queues for food in Singapore. See below for the three “infamous queues” in town recently. Jollibee Singapore (Image by Sheere Ng, Makansutra)  Jollibee is one of my favourite fast food restaurants and my “must go” whenever I visit The Philippines. I love the juicy beef steaks  andRead More

[Hong Kong] Bo Innovation vs. [Sydney] Momofuku Seiobo

 Bo Innovation (BO) by Alvin Leung – This 2 Michelin starred restaurant helmed by the self-taught “Demon chef” serves extreme Chinese cuisine. Leung (An ex-engineer) is one of the two Michelin chefs in charge of a professional kitchen who did not go through formal culinary training. I met Leung in the Savour event in SingaporeRead More

Snippets of [Shanghai]

佳家汤包 - 佳家 is a very popular choice for this local snack.  The shop was fully packed at 3pm and most of the XLBs were sold out already (including the salted egg & pork XLB that I wanted to try). We settled for the crab & pork XLB – They tasted awesome and pretty much on par with DTF. That’s a huge compliment coming from the #1Read More

Majestic Restaurant vs. Chu Dao

Majestic restaurant and Chu Dao are both known for their innovative Chinese cuisine in Singapore.  We decided to go out of our Chinese restaurant comfort zone i.e. Imperial, Paradise Group…. and try out the two well reviewed restaurants. Majestic Restaurant                         Majestic restaurant is housed in a boutique hotel on Bukit Pasoh Road The Must OrderStewed Mee Sua with BabyRead More

[Beijing] My Perfect Fooding Day

BREAKFAST - Du Yi Chu Go local – Start the day in the century old shao mai shop at Qian Men Da Jie The menu is small - just a couple of dumpling choices and appetisers. I went straight for the highly recommended san sian (Mixture of pork, prawn & sea cucumber)  shao mai. SAN SIAN SHAO MAI – The dumplings arrived piping hot afterRead More

Imperial Treasure Steamboat – Quality at a Price

Located next to Imperial Treasure Windows of Hong Kong @ TripleOne Somerset, this is arguably the best chinese hot-pot place in Singapore. The place is always full – you don’t have to dream about getting a table without any reservations. (This picture was taken when they just opened for business for the day). SAUCE ($3.50Read More

Imperial Treasure Super Peking Duck – An Extraordinary Bird

This is one of my favourite lunch spots. I can still remember how excited I was when I first tasted the Peking duck here with W. He will be returning to his homeland soon – I will definitely miss my duck eating companion dearly. The restaurant is famous for its Peking duck – I guessRead More