撈起财运亨通! 發呀! – Let’s Prosper!

There are several Kimly Seafood around the Island, I suspect they are part of a chain. Anyway, we had dinner at Kimly Clementi and Hougang several times before and have always enjoyed their Assam Fish, Brinjal (in mini wok) and Tofu with Dou Miao as well as their competitive pricing (on normal days, I found … Continue reading

The Wood Horse Has Arrived! 马年已到!

It’s official! The Wood Horse has arrived and will last from 31st January 2014 till 18th February 2015! Some background: The Chinese Zodiac consists of 12 animals – Rat, Cow, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Sheep, Monkey, Chicken, Dog and Pig. In Chinese Five Element theory, Horse is in the Fire group and is also … Continue reading

Early Reunion Steamboat Dinner @ King Restaurant (Macau)

Chinese New Year is around the corner! My Hong Kong and other overseas friends were with me in Macau and we wanted to celebrate a “reunion” before everyone goes back to our respective countries. We enquired about having steamboat, a popular reunion dinner meal which was not on King Restaurant’s menu, and they agreed to … Continue reading

Reunion Dinner – 年夜飯 (團年飯)

The New Year’s Eve Dinner is very large and traditionally includes chicken and pork. Fish (魚, yú) is also included, but intentionally not finished, and the remaining fish is stored overnight. The reason for this stems from a pun, as the Chinese phrase 年年有魚/餘; (nián nián yǒu yú, or “every year there is fish/leftover”) is … Continue reading