Ting Heng Seafood

Decided to buy the family with my first pay at one of our all time favourite indulgent place

we were patrons of this place for a good .. 10 years? or maybe even longer before this hidden Jem was discovered and flooded with celebrities

wall of fame

wall of fame

so we ordered:

Lobster E-Mee

Lobster E-Mee

Black Pepper Calf Brisket

Black Pepper Calf Ribs

Close up

Close up

Beancurd Sheets with home made fish cake

Beancurd Sheets with home made fish cake

Grouper steamboat

Grouper steamboat

boiling

boiling

Home made fishballs and meatballs

Home made fishballs and meatballs

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boiling

Black sauce beehoon

Black sauce beehoon

Lady Boss

Lady Boss

 

Verdict: 5/5 of us will return

1. Always try to look for the lady boss to place an order! she is really friendly! and to add, after all these years of knowing her, she  has not aged at all!

2. If you enjoy Chinese style of lobsters, this is one of the better places to go to in Singapore in my humble opinion because the meat is really fresh. They do take pride in serving the freshest seafood whenever possible, but attached to it is also a premium :)

3. My family is not really a family that eats a lot of steamboats when we dine together, but this place, their home-made balls and fish paste is really different from the ones outside. Not too starchy and texture wise not too bouncy like a ping-pong ball.

4. The beancurd sheets gluten dish is one of my all time favourite dish to order. Can’t be found in many places and their origin is from Malaysia -> I think due to the natural water source, soya products from there, specifically Ipoh are really of a better quality and just taste really different from the ones we have here in Singapore :)

Damage: per pax, this meal was $80

Ting Heng Seafood
#01-03, 82 Tiong Poh Road,
Singapore 160082

Loysel’s Toy Museum

Met up on a lazy weekend.

We decided to go check out this place – pretend to be hipsters for the day etc ..

order up!!

order up!!

mocha

mocha

latte

latte

Big breakfast

Big breakfast

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Ending off with dessert:

lemon tart

lemon tart

Verdict: 4.5/5 of us will return
1. Brunch was quite good I would say.. would not say to die for totally but still decent we all reckon.
2. Coffee -> one of the determining factor for good brunches. This place boasts of using Toby estate coffee beans. Hmm .. Not that I am a total coffee connoisseur but I reckon if you do like your coffee to have a ‘mocha-ish’ taste you might like their coffee.
3. lemon tart was well balanced : not too sweet and not too sharp. Well-liked and approved by the sweet tooth around.
4. Do you know you could rent bicycles to cycle around the compound?

5. one good thing about hanging around hipsters area : sometimes if you are lucky, you get to see celebrities! we chanced upon :

Christopher leeeee

Christopher leeeee

Loysel’s Toy Museum
66 Kampong Bugis,
#01-01 Sam Tat Building,
Singapore 338987

 

My Humble House

We were treated for this meal.
A very close uncle brought us to try this restaurant at esplanade:

My Humble House

Eggplant with pork floss

Eggplant with pork floss

Fish Skin

Fish Skin

Fried White Baits

Fried White Baits

Old Melon Soup

Old Melon Soup

Salmon Yu Sheng

Salmon Yu Sheng

Yu Sheng

Yu Sheng

Peking Duck

Peking Duck

Salted Egg Yolk Prawn

Salted Egg Yolk Prawn

Abalone, sea cucumber

Abalone, sea cucumber

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Crabmeat with bitter gourd

Glutinous Rice

Glutinous Rice

Red Bean Pancake

Red Bean Pancake

Aloe Vera Jelly

Aloe Vera Jelly

 

Verdict: 6/10 of us will return.
We ordered the set and con-sensually agreed that the glutinous rice was the best dish out of all. (usually quite surprising because the carbohydrates dishes usually are just very ordinary) The moment it was served to the table, the smell of the rice permeated the table. The rice was cooked really well in terms of moisture and chewy-ness.
The rest of the other dishes were good, but all concluded were not something that they will specially go back for it. Although most of the dishes are of standard seriously, but just didn’t really impress us. The rice did, surprisingly.
Would recommend if you have business lunches or Chinese elders. Nice View :)

My Humble House
#02-27/29,
Esplanade Mall,
8 Raffles Avenue
Singapore 039802

 

The Missing Pan

Decided to meet up in this quaint hidden place before zooming off

The Missing Pan 
a very interesting name :)

So we ordered:

Iced Latte

Iced Latte

 

Ice Chocolate

Ice Chocolate

Home made bread and  butter

Home made bread and butter

Garden Risotto:

Garden Risotto:

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Snapper

 

Verdict: 2/2 of us will return

it is quite a hearty meal I must admit. Both of us were stuffed full after the meal.
The fish was well executed, the sides were seared nicely with a little crisp, and yet not drowned in oil.
Garden risotto was very hearty although it was all vegetables, it was pretty substantial.

A very nicely tucked away for chillout sessions or just catching up :)
Will like to try the brunch next time :)

The Missing Pan
619D Bukit Timah Rd
Singapore 269720

Fluffy Desserts

Trudged around to stumble upon this place
just to cool off

Horlicks shaved ice with milo cornflakes

Horlicks shaved ice with milo cornflakes

Strawberry shaved iced

Strawberry shaved iced

Mango Sago

Mango Sago

Shaved Milk Ice with Nada de coco

Shaved Milk Ice with Nada de coco

Shaved Soybean Ice with pearl, sweet potato ball and yam ball

Shaved Soybean Ice with pearl, sweet potato ball and yam ball

 

Verdict: 2.5/5 of us will return
1. Maybe partly was too sweet for us ; though the flavours were pretty interesting. I shared the Horlicks shaved ice. I thought was pretty good but just a little too much
2. The Soyabean flavoured one tasted like Mr bean ice-cream-> though I think I prefer Mr bean (I really need to put up the post on it) .. kinda reminds me of blackball
3. The rest of the desserts were not bad

Fluffy Dessert
108 Tanjong Pagar Rd,
Singapore 088526

Superstar K

Made Reservations for this place
This is the second time that I am here,
the first was to celebrate my birthday
second time with the magix

so we ordered:

Ban Chan: Appetizers

Ban Chan: Appetizers

Steamed Egg

Steamed Egg

Soy Bean Paste Stew

Soy Bean Paste Stew

Kim chi Pancake

Kim chi Pancake

For the BBQ stuff:

Spicy Chicken BBQ

Spicy Chicken BBQ

Very Spicy Chicken

Spicy Chicken BBQ

Pork Belly

Pork Belly

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Seasoned Beef Ribs

Cooking ..

King Sized Beef Ribs

Very Spicy Sliced Pork BBQ

Very Spicy Sliced Pork BBQ

 

Verdict: 7/7 of us will return
1. Beef was really different from the other types of korean restaurants around. The cut was good and the quality, you can just taste the difference = we were all happy to pay this premium, we ordered two rounds. Both the seasoned and non seasoned beef was good. We had seconds
2. Spicy Chicken was really really spicy ( if your spiciness level goes below …. if you think drinking kim chi stew is the limit for you, do not try this)
3. Egg was good, slightly different texture than a normal chawanmushi, but nonetheless, fluffy, light and has quite a heavy chicken stock taste
5. Pork was good, we ordered two rounds in all. good balance of fats and meat for the pork

*do reserve in advance if possible, because the queue seems to be forever long.

Superstar K
75 Tanjong Pagar Road
Singapore 088496

Max Brenner

Used to hang out at this place when I was abroad in Melbourne
Today, I was treated kindly by a classmate

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Fondue: Caramel, Chocolate and White Chocolate

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Chocolate Chai Tea :)

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Peanutbutter Shake

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Crepe

 

Verdict: 5/5 of us will return.
I had the chocolate chai .. I must say it is very uniquely nice for all those who likes chai tea latte and wants to take the sweetness a notch higher, this is highly recommended. After a few glasses however, it just was too much for me .. Better this be shared :)

The fondue was good, chocolate was solid, not those diluted mixed up chocolate or cheapo melted chocolate.

Crepe was also good -> snapped up very fast

For all who needs a quick chocolate fix, try this place! in Melbourne I remember eating the waffles! super awesome there! but I am not too sure about here .. have yet to try! perhaps on the next trip back!

Max Brenner
112 East Coast Road,
#01‐05 112 Katong,
Singapore 428802

8 Raffles Avenue,
#01-06/08,
Esplanade Mall