02 August 2017

Siang Shuai Cake 香帥蛋糕台北店 (Taipei)

Purchase Siang Shuai yam cake before your flight departure and hand carry it with care.
 The cake is filled with yam paste. 满满的芋头味
How to get there?
Address: No. 47 Zhongxiao West Road, Section 1, Zhongzheng District, Taipei City, Taiwan 100
(Located near Taipei Main Station Exit M5, basement 1)
Tel: +886 226486558
Siang Shuai website - www.scake.com.tw

Opening hours
Daily from 9am to 10pm

Nearest MRT Station: Taipei Main Station

26 July 2017

Pontian Old Market/Lau Pasar 笨珍老巴刹 (Pontian)

Settle your dinner at Pontian Lau Pasar with a number of food stalls to choose from.
Chee Cheong Fun/Claypot Assam Fish stall (传统猪肠粉 / 沙煲亚参鱼)
 Add your choice of food items to go with the chee cheong fun. 可以选加配料。
I ordered the siew mai (烧卖), sausage (香肠), fish cakes (鱼饼), etc.
Zi Char stall (煮炒摊)
Fried baby squid
Sambal stingray
Roast Meat stall 笨珍顺记烧臘
6363 Laksa stall (6363 叻沙)
Preserved vegetables with braised meat rice (梅菜卤肉饭)
Dessert stall 甜品摊
Refreshing old school desserts
We also had fried carrot cake
and satay.
How to get there?
Address: Jalan Bakek Jaya 2, Kampung Atap 82000 Pontian Johor

Opening hours
Daily from 6.30pm to 10pm except Mondays
Closed on Mondays


Along Jalan Bakek after Kedai Biskut, turn left and drive straight.
You'll see the Pontian Lau Pasar on your left side.

18 July 2017

Anjappar (Westgate)

Established in Chennai and with more than 50 years of experience, Anjappar preserves the culinary traditions and offers Chettinad Cuisine.

Garlic & Cheese Naan, Aloo Kulcha & Paneer Kulcha
Gobi Manchurian Dry
(Cauliflower stir fried with chopped onion and green chilli)
 Onion Uthappam
Butter Chicken Masala
(Chicken cooked in butter, onion and tomato paste)
Special Anjappar Chicken Masala
(Boneless tender pieces of Chicken marinated in handmade masala)
Fresh lime
How to get there?
Address: 3 Gateway Drive, Westgate Shopping Mall #04-08 Singapore 608532
Tel: +65 65665545
Website - www.anjappar.com.sg

Opening hours
Daily from 11am to 11pm

By Car -
  • Along Boon Lay Way, filter left to Gateway Drive and turn left towards the carpark entrance.

By Bus -
  • Alight at Bus Stop No. 28009 (Jurong East Interchange) - Bus No. 41, 49, 52, 66, 78, 79, 97, 98, 105, 143, 160, 183, 197, 333, 334, 335, 506

Nearest MRT Station: Jurong East

10 July 2017

Herbivore

Herbivore serves vegetarian cuisine in Japanese and Western style without using eggs, garlic and onions in their food preparation.
Salmon Sashimi
This definitely looks like the real salmon sashimi. Texture tastes similar but a little squishy.
Cha Soba
Noodle goes well with the nameko mushroom and spinach but soup is a little flavourful.
Unagi Maki
A combination of avocado, cucumber and mock grilled Unagi in sweet & savoury sauce and mayonnaise.
How to get there?
Address: 190 Middle Road #01-13/14 Fortune Centre, Singapore 188973
Tel: 63331612
Herbivore website - www.herbivore.sg
Herbivore Facebook - www.facebook.com/herbivoresg

Opening hours
Mon to Fri: 11.30am to 3pm / 5pm to 10pm
Sat & Sun: 11.30am to 10pm

By Car -
  • Along Middle Road, turn into Waterloo Street towards Bencoolen Link. Once you turn into Bencoolen Link, Fortune Centre carpark entrance is on your left.

By Bus -
  • Alight at Bus Stop No. 07518 (Fortune Ctr) - Bus No. 56, 131, 147, 166, 857, 980
  • Alight at Bus Stop No. 07517 (Opp Burlington Sq) - Bus No. 64, 65, 139
  • Alight at Bus Stop No. 01013 (St. Joseph's Church) - Bus No. 130, 145, 197, 851, 960

Nearest MRT Station: Bugis / Rochor / Bras Basah

06 July 2017

Shilin Night Market 士林夜市 (Taipei)

One of the largest and popular night markets in Taiwan that is near to Jiantan station.
Vibrant atmosphere with a variety of food that are affordable and delectable.
Prince Cheese Potatoes 王子起士馬鈴薯
Facebook - www.facebook.com/Prince.Cheese
Opening hours: Daily from 4pm to 1am
Choose from 17 flavours of cheese potatoes while queuing (17種口味可選)
Hawaii & Cheese 夏威夷起士
Fried mashed potato with corn and ham, covered with cheese at NT60
去皮油炸的馬鈴薯, 外酥内鬆加上配料和淋上满满的起士. 赞啦!
Shuang Bao Tai 雙胞胎
(Sugar coated fried donuts, dough fritters, etc)
Tang Hu Lu 糖葫蘆
(Sugar coated fruits)
Da Chang Bao Xiao Chang 大腸包小腸
(Grilled sausage with glutinous rice and different flavours of sausages)
Huo Yan Tou Zi Niu 火焰骰子牛
Beef cubes for beef lovers
Walking along Dadong Road (大東路)
Wang Ji WOW Frog eggs 王記 大東店
Not the real frog eggs but drinks such as the iced jelly with pearls, green bean drink with pearls, milk tea with pearls, etc (粉圓加愛玉, 粉圓加绿豆, 粉圓加鲜奶, 等等)
Iced Jelly drink 愛玉冰
Zhen Zhu Dan 珍煮丹
Opening hours: Daily from 11am to 11.30pm
Bubble tea shop along Dabei Road (大北路)
More shops along Wenlin Road (文林路)
How to get there?
Address: No. 101 Jihe Road, Shilin District, Taipei City, Taiwan 111

Opening hours
Daily from about 4pm to 1am

Nearest MRT Station: Jiantan (Exit 1 and cross the road to the left)

03 July 2017

Beauty in The Pot 美滋锅 (The Centrepoint)

Beauty in The Pot offers nourishing broth such as the pork bone soup (滋补养生香辣锅 猪骨汤) and beauty collagen (shark's cartilage soup 胶原蛋白养颜美容锅 翅骨汤).
Spicy pork bone, beauty collagen, tomato and mushroom soups
Recommended dip recipes 酱料配方
My own sesame oil dip and thai chilli dip
Get to choose from the splendid menu of over 60 food items.
Pork selection
Pigs intestine 猪粉肠
Luncheon Meat 午餐肉
Pork Meat selection - belly, collar, etc
US Kurobuta Pork 美国黑豚肉
Sliced Pork Belly 花肉
Handmade balls selection - assorted balls platter, cuttlefish balls, beef balls, etc
Soft Bone Pork Meat Balls 软骨爽肉丸
Mushroom Balls 香菇丸
Specialty Homemade Paste - Fish, Pork, Prawn, Century Egg Fish, Otak-Otak Fish Paste, etc
Seafood selection
Sliced Toman Fish 生鱼片
Wild Mushroom selection - Morel Ear mushroom, Cordyceps Flower, etc
Refillable chilled homemade drinks - sour plum juice and luo han guo (herbal tea)
Sliced Chicken Thigh 精选去骨鸡肉片
Baby Lady Fingers 小羊角豆
Dough fritters 油条
Pork and Chives Dumpling 韭菜猪肉饺
Fried beancurd skin 炸响铃
As and when you order, you can check the bill amount
How to get there?
Address: 176 Orchard Road, The Centrepoint #05-15/16 Singapore 238843
Tel: 6235 3557 (Reservation)
Paradise Group website - www.paradisegroup.com.sg

Opening hours
Daily from 11.30am to 6am (Last order at 4.30am)

By Car -
  • Along Orchard Road, turn left into Cuppage Road towards the carpark entrance.

By Bus -
  • Alight at Bus Stop No. 09038 (Opp Somerset Stn) - Bus No. 7, 14, 16, 65, 106, 111, 123, 175, 502
  • Alight at Bus Stop No. 08121 (Somerset Stn) - Bus No. 7, 14, 16, 36, 65, 77, 106, 111, 123, 124, 128, 143, 162, 167, 171, 174, 175, 190, 700, 972

Nearest MRT Station: Somerset