Nine Fresh (九鲜) – Your Balls Are Q ? My Balls Lagi Q!

Try Me If You’ve Got Balls! That’s my post title back in May 2013 for BlackBalls 黑丸嫩仙草 when reviewing the popular Taiwanese dessert chain in Singapore and Melbourne. As the saying goes, “When ya get ’em by the balls, their hearts and minds will follow!” Well, BlackBall got me then but now Nine Fresh is even … Continue reading

Sin Hoi San Seafood Restaurant 新海山海鲜餐馆

Sin Hoi Sai Seafood Restaurant is the oldest and most well known restaurant in Tiong Bahru area. Although they do not advertise, their restaurant is always swarmed with diners, attracting the patronage of many Asian celebrities. I remember the staff (most of them have worked there for more than 10 years) wearing sports shoes and … Continue reading

Red House Seafood Restaurant 小红楼

It was the early 80s and I was out on an official date. The boyfriend then brought me to a “kampong” feel seafood restaurant called Xiao Hong Lou (小红楼) meaning Little Red Pavilion. I had always thought their chilli crabs to be the best and liked it even better than that of Kheng Luck, a … Continue reading

Din Tai Fung Restaurant 鼎泰豐

I didn’t know until now but Michelin star awarded Din Tai Fung is ranked as one of the world’s Top 10 Best Restaurants by The New York Times. “Din Tai Fung established its reputation and have been highly praised by the media including being selected as one of the top ten restaurants in the world … Continue reading