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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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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Janice Wong – new look new menu

Janice Wong Singapore Restaurant

Janice Wong Singapore Restaurant

Janice Wong has a new look – not Janice Wong the chef but Janice Wong the restaurant. Singapore’s “dessert queen”, Janice Wong, still looked her youthful charming self. Janice Wong Singapore Restaurant at the National Museum has been given a make-over. The menu has also been refreshed. The new look and the updated menu have made Janice Wong Singapore Restaurant more attractive.

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Dim Sum Lunch at VLV Singapore @ Clarke Quay

VLV Restaurant

The VLV Singapore Chinese restaurant opened in Clarke Quay quite some months ago at the end of 2016, but was in the news again recently. In March 2017, chef Martin Foo was awarded the Chef of the Year accolade at The Straits Times and Lianhe Zaobao Best Asian Restaurants Awards. VLV Singapore occupies the whole of a heritage building at Clarke Quay. The glamorous club lounge takes centre stage on the ground floor together with an alfresco bar and a seafood enclave. The Chinese restaurant is located upstairs.

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Dim Sum under the Supertrees at Majestic Bay Seafood Restaurant

Majestic Bay Seafood Restaurant is a Chinese restaurant at Gardens by the Bay. It is a sister restaurant of the more established Majestic Restaurant in the city.  Located right at the foot of the Flower Dome and close to the Cloud Forest, Majestic Bay is well placed to attract the hordes of hungry tourists visiting the Gardens and looking for Chinese food to eat.  We were there recently for lunch and found out that the Gardens by the Bay is indeed a very popular place.

Supertrees Gardens by the Bay

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Dim sum at Lucky 8 restaurant in Shaw Centre

Since the revamp of the Shaw Centre in 2014, new restaurants had been added to the list of tenants.  Lucky 8 restaurant in Shaw Centre opened in this Orchard Road shopping mall in late 2016. This Chinese restaurant is one of the bigger eateries at Shaw House. Most of the other restaurants are modest in size.   We stopped by for a simple dim sum lunch recently.

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