Let’s Go For Dim Sum

Gather a hungry crew to feast on dumplings, steam buns, egg tarts and more In her 2010 article for the Wall Street Journal, Samantha Cooper wrote of exploring Saigon’s Chinatown, a part of the city that even today is rarely ventured into by fine diners for its culinary offerings—even though it’s widely (and correctly) presumed that some of the best Chinese food in the … Read more

A Food Trifecta

Finding an original take on a major world culinary tradition isn’t easy, sometimes with more misses than hits. Newcomer San Fu Lou (Ground Floor AB Tower, 76A Le Lai, D1) is one that actually succeeds in delivering an innovative dining experience – with its sparkling modern nouveau Chinois décor and show kitchen concept standing behind … Read more

Wake Up, Lah. Time for Frog Porridge, Lah

Singaporean breakfast American chef, author, and television personality Anthony Bourdain once stated that Singapore, Hong Kong and Tokyo are the food capitals of the world where cuisines from every country can be found and anyone and everyone is crazy about food. But when asked, most people would be hard pressed to identify Singaporean cuisine and … Read more

Chinese Delights

Classic Cantonese food When entering Shang Palace (17 Ly Tu Truong, D1), the first impression is one of elegance. The dining area is formal, but lovely. While the restaurant is widely known for its dim sum, we visited to try some of their classic Cantonese dishes. Shang Palace’s executive chef, Kim An, hails from Malaysia and … Read more