Long Beach King Seafood Restaurant at Kallang Park

Long Beach Seafood

Long Beach Seafood restaurant can traced its history back to 1946 when it operated at Bedok Rest House along Upper East Coast Road. It is also reputed to be the creator of the black pepper crab dish. Long Beach Seafood has become of chain of restaurants and has opened (and closed) a number of outlets at various locations over the years. Currently, it has outlets at UDMC East Coast Seafood Centre, Dempsey Hill, IMM and Kallang Park. The one in Kallang is known as Long Beach King.

Long Beach King Seafood Restaurant at Kallang Park

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New dim sum menu at Summer Pavilion, Michelin star Chinese restaurant

Ritz Carlton’s Summer Pavilion is a busy place at lunchtime on a weekend. We had called ahead and were fortunate to secure the only remaining table. It was worth the effort as we discovered that a refreshed dim sum menu had been introduced at this one Michelin star Chinese restaurant in Singapore.

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Guan Hoe Soon Restaurant

Guan Hoe Soon Peranakan Restaurant

Guan Hoe Soon Restaurant has been serving a wide range of Peranakan dishes in Joo Chiat since 1953 and lays claim to be one of the oldest Peranakan restaurants in Singapore. The setting and service of the restaurant will not be its selling propositions. Guan Hoe Soon Peranakan Restaurant is a place to go to for good simple nonya dishes.

Guan Hoe Soon Restaurant

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Tóng Lè Private Dining (同樂) – revolving restaurant at Clifford Pier

Tóng Lè Private Dining 同樂 is the leading restaurant in the Tung Lok group. It is perched at the top of the OUE Tower which was formerly known as the Change Alley Aerial Tower. The revolving restaurant structure had been there as long as I remember. In the eighties, it was occupied by a Chinese restaurant known as Red Lantern Revolving Restaurant. I think that name might have been inspired by the Chinese name for Clifford Pier :  红灯码头. Anyway, that area has changed a lot in recent times and Tóng Lè Private Dining took over the revolving restaurant in 2012.

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ULI at Notting Hill, London – a charming Asian Restaurant

ULI at Notting Hill Gate

ULI at Notting Hill is a charming intimate restaurant in one of London’s fashionable neighbourhoods. Located on Ladbroke Road near the Notting Hill Gate tube station, ULI offers Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese and Malay dishes and even an item called “Singapore Fried Rice”.

Kensington Temple at Notting Hill Gate

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Tong Heng Egg Tart in Chinatown

Tong Heng Chinatown

Tong Heng is a Chinese pastry shop that sells a whole range of delicacies especially Chinese cakes and pastries for special occasions, including the traditional New Year cake (“Nian-Gao” 年糕), mooncakes (“Yue-Bing” 月饼), birthday longevity buns (“Shou-Tao” 寿桃) and the customary wedding cakes (“Jie-Hun-Li-Bing” 结婚礼饼). However, it is perhaps best known for the Tong Heng Egg Tart.

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