Ding Tai Fung

We decided to have an early lunch before heading off to the library to do some work.. As well as to avoid the lunch crowd! So we went on to what was the nearest after the disappointing restaurant near by was not able to provide us with what we were after 😦

But this turned to be a pleasant surprise! Reading the menu – which had been changed from the foldable kind to now with a hard cover and! Of course new dishes to try 🙂

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We were intruged by the truffle xiao long baos (xlb) and decided to go ahead and try

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Mushroom and Minced Pork Noodles

I like this noodles! I think the portioning is just nice for a meal on itself of it being shared between 2 of us. Sauce is also just right and not too saltish – wished it was a little more though 🙂

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Kailan with Scallions

I like the kailan – not too over cooked and still has that ‘crunchy’ texture when bitten into despite being drowned in gravy. Troop plonkies complained too much fried scallions drizzled on top

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Ice Lemon Earl Grey Tea

This is not bad except that its too sweet for me – too much syrup

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Troopie Plonkies was adventurous and decided to order this – she claimed tasted like Ribena doused with syrup

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Crabmeat xiao longbao – yummies! love the crabbie filling inside 🙂 so glad this one came before the truffle ones otherwise the taste would have been overpowered by the truffle ones 🙂 troopie plonks said she loves this more than the normal ones 😉

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Smoked Duck Spring Rolls

Truffle xlb – turned out to be like xiao long bao in mushroomy soup – well, i think its pretty hard to fusion truffle into chinese dishes .. but good attempt but neh .. no biggy

Overall verdict: 2/2 of us will return! Although we concluded we didn’t really like the truffle tasting xlb – concluded that its pretty hard to fusion truffle with chinese dinning, good attempt nonetheless- i quite like the new dishes 🙂 as well as the noodles 🙂

Ding Tai Fung
(Raffles City Branch)
252 North Bridge Road
#B1-08/09/10
Raffles City Shopping Centre
Singapore 179103

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