Review: Xin Cuisine Dim Sum, Holiday Inn Atrium


Xin Cuisine has always been a family favourite when it comes to both dependable dim sum and decent dinners. And on mom’s birthday this year, we decided to celebrate here with a hearty, delicious brunch. Let’s start with the obvious mouthwatering slices of decadence that is the Barbecued Suckling Pig with Foie Gras, Yam & Japanese Cucumber (see […]

Chinese Cooking: Mom’s Claypot Rice Recipe


One of my most favourite dishes growing up is this giant pot of my mom’s homemade claypot rice. I always loved how we’d huddle round the dining table, waiting for the moment where she’d lift the lid of the pot. All those magical flavours would come wafting out and make all our mouths water. One […]

Review: Mrs Pho, Beach Road


There’s nothing quite like a piping hot bowl of comforting pho on a rainy day to warm the cockles of your heart. Especially when said cockles are tossed in fragrant chilli oil and golden, melt-in-your-mouth chunks of luscious lard. Say hello to the Cockles Stir-fried with Garlic ($7.50). Yes, I know it’s a pho place but I’ve gotta […]