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Haha Thai @ Ngee Ann City

Haha Thai has been around for quite some time now. Formerly located at Changi Village, then Foch Road in Jalan Besar, this family business has since moved upmarket to Ngee Ann City right in the heart of Orchard Road. What’s interesting to note too is that Haha Thai first started out as a fish farm business. It comes as no surprise therefore that this Thai restaurant specialises in seafood items such as Lobster, Shellfish, Soft Shell Crab, Fish, Squid and Prawns cooked in various different ways- curry, salted egg, lemon steam etc.

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We came here for dinner one evening and while the place was not crazy crowded, the number of tables occupied was rather decent for a weekday. No better way to start our Thai meal with some Haha Thai Iced Milk Tea $4.80 and Haha Lemongrass $4.80 drinks. Refreshing and iced cold, the flavour of both drinks were rightfully intense and downright sweet in a good way. I did prefer the latter though for its citrusy notes and hints of lemon.

Seafood Indulgence at Seasonal Tastes, The Westin Singapore

Words by Yasmine Ng
Photography by Yasmine Ng and The Westin Singapore

Seafood lovers can look forward to a crustacean feast at Seasonal Tastes at The Westin Singapore! What started out modestly as Seafood Night on Fridays has now been extended to a one-off limited time promotional Seafood Indulgence that will be available only from 19-28 March 15.

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It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man (or woman) in possession of a good appetite must be in want of a good buffet.

I for one am no exception and believe that a good buffet is judged on 3 aspects: Quality, Variety and Consistency.

Quality
No doubt, everything I saw and tried was fresh and delicious with the exception of the sashimi station where the slices were unfortunately small and thin, lacklustre. Skip that and instead spend your calories on the huge tiger prawns, svelte-looking bamboo clams and of course that glorious counter of oysters freshly shucked before your very eyes, simply just two steps away.

CNY ’15: Toss to Prosperity with Din Tai Fung’s Chinese New Year Delights

The auspicious year of the Goat has arrived at Din Tai Fung! Putting together a slew of festive specials from 1 January to 5 March 2015, the celebrated Taiwanese restaurant which is famous for their signature Xiao Long Baos, is all about prosperity promotions this Lunar New Year.

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Prosperity Salmon Yu Sheng 发财鱼生
$32.80– Standard 小盘 (serves 2 to 3) / $48.80– Deluxe 大盘 (serves 4 to 6)
Available for dine-in and takeaway

Citibank cardholders get to enjoy a 15% discount on the Prosperity Salmon Yu Sheng set, excluding top-up ingredients

OverEasy Bar and Diner

OverEasy by The Lo & Behold Group i.e. the same people who brought you The White Rabbit, Loof and The Black Swan is an all-American diner offering comfort fare served alongside an extensive list of cocktails and complimented by the stunning view of the Marina Bay Skyline. Beautiful in the day, it is even more captivating when night falls and the lights of our city take over.

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Though this diner and bar by the bay has been around for more than 5 years now, the crowds continue to love this place and after experiencing an evening here, I can understand why groups of friends, couples and even families enjoy the concept and food offered here.

Timeless yet modern, OverEasy recently revamped their menu by introducing new spins on their old school crowd favourites and adding some brand new never-before-seen items as well.

Jing Hua Restaurant- Delicious Homemade Dumplings

Jing Hua restaurant (or more affectionately known as 京华小吃) along Neil road has become a household name that is known for serving up delicious homemade dumplings for the past 25 years, since 1989. A homegrown family business which is now being run by the second generation, it is heartening to know that despite the fact that Jing Hua’s menu has never changed since the very beginning, the popularity of their dumplings and other signatures has never wavered and remains well-loved in Singapore.

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My sister who is a huge fan of 小笼包, strongly recommended I try the ones made by Jing Hua. These Little Juicy Steamed Meat Dumplings, priced at $7  for 7 dumplings are probably one of the most affordable you can find in town. Quality-wise, definitely a bang for your buck and every bite is worth so much more than its price. The translucent skin, though thin and fragile, encases the soup and parcel of minced pork so delicately and beautifully. The proportion of soup, meat and skin was said to have taken many years to perfect and the end result shows.