Tanglin Halt – Hawker Centre adventure

A hawker centre is a sum of independent traders selling often delicious, inexpensive food items alfresco style and are typically found near public housing estates in Singapore. Hawker centres were the spawn of outdoor mobile street-side stalls and due to sanitary regulations most trade out of indoor booths…

Good Hope Noodle – Hong Kong

Good Hope Noodle in Mong Kok (HK) has been around since 1971 and it serves up the quintessential Hong Kong wonton noodle bar classics be it your beef tendon (they call it beef stringy here, Chinglish, I guess), stewed brisket, ‘siu kow’ dumplings, boiled liver,…

Royal China Baker St – Review – come and Dim my Sum

The Royal China Baker Street which has been around since 2004 is the flagship branch from the group of eight in which in belongs. The speciality is Cantonese food, in particular dim sum which is why I come here and is made by 3 chefs with…

Dumplings Legend – Review (Chinatown)

Since I was a kid I Chinatown was the mecca for authentic Cantonese cuisine, it was notoriously good for your niche Chinese groceries too and still is. In the past few years or so though it’s become a baffling experience, as soon as you find…

Gastro Day – Bao Fitzrovia, Tombo and Okan – a day of food

From a 6 seat market shack to a roaring success in Soho and now a 3rd instalment in Fitzrovia, whatever next hey? I’ve visited their Soho restaurant just the once and although the food was delicious, (I get why it’s so popular) I couldn’t see…