Monthly Archives: January 2016

Canton Paradise


I had a simple dinner at Canton Paradise at Bedok Mall. It seems to be a popular place with the locals.

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Halia


I grabbed a late lunch at Halia. The ginger infused tea with honey was great. I also liked the slow cooked duck.

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Singapore center


On a quick business trip to Singapore, I got some pics around the hotel before a late lunch. I also observed a quick downpour which is normal for this time of year.

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Hai Di Lao Hot Pot


We had a team dinner at Hai Di Lao, one of the more popular hot pot places in Shanghai. The food and service were nice. The spicy soup mix was pretty powerful. We had some entertainment from noodle making and … Continue reading

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Hatsune


We took the wasabi challenge at Hatsune. I liked how the wasabi permeated the entire roll. My partner struggled with the wasabi challenge.

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The Brew


We hit the Brew with a new company discount. The popcorn chicken is decent and the Brew Burger is good too.

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Ye Shanghai


We went to Ye Shanghai at Xintiandi for a promotional lunch set. The set seems to be a decent value.

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Suboptimal health care


Not sure why I want to have suboptimal healthcare.

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Kebabs on the Grille


We didn’t get the grill,but the chicken and lamb were both nice.

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Suntime Century


We chose Suntime Century to have a team lunch for Chinese New Year. The duck was quite crispy. The yusheng and tao fried rice added something different.

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Sunday Brunch


On a cold, clear, sunny day in Shanghai, we had a nice brunch at the Waldorf. We had a bit of oyster overload.

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The Cook


We got a nice lunch at the Cook for the end of a long week.

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El Willy


We tried out El Willy for lunch. The lobster paella was very tasty. The views are nice too.

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Ooding


We had time to try a new Japanese place called Ooding. The building is a bit nondescript. You need to know that the restaurant is in the building. The sushi was quite nice.

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California Pizza


We needed a quick lunch. The thin crust spicy seafood pizza hit the spot.

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Chi-Q


We had a chance to try Chi-Q after work. It was a quiet night and the mood was very comfortable. The food was excellent.

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Tim’s Kitchen


It has been a while since my last visit to Tim’s Kitchen. I notice the presentation and nature of the food has improved since my last visit.

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Yuxiang Kitchen


Another trip to the kitchen. We didn’t get anything spicy, but the soup really hit the spot with my cold.

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Azul


We had a great team dinner at Azul. The paella was the best that I have had in Shanghai. The building seems to be filled a few nice dining options that I will explore in the future.

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The Festival


We had a nice team lunch at a place called the ‘The Festival’ in Jingqiao.  

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Tang Seafood Palace


I needed some soup for my cold. The soup of the day at Tang Seafood Palace hit the spot.

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Baker and Spice


I needed a bigger breakfast. The parma ham set hits the spot.

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Herbs and Spices


I had a leaning towards Thai for lunch. We went down to Herbs and Spices for some sinus clearing spice.

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Commune Social


After a nice meal, we explored the other parts of the former police station.

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Commune Social


We had a nice Sunday brunch at Commune Social. The tables are a bit on the small side, but the food and drinks were great. The restaurant is housed in a former police station. We took a tour of the … Continue reading

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Pizza Marzano


Usually Pizza Marzano is a safe bet, but the dough, ice tea and dessert did not taste that great today.

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Cheesecake Factory


On my last trip out before my return to Shanghai, I hit the Cheesecake Factory. You have to be careful with the large menu they put together. I managed to get a roast beef dip which was quite tasty.

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