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2015-10-24 239 views
Paradise Group is famous for its Chinese cuisine. With the popularity in Thai food amongst Singaporeans, they have decided to venture into Thai food, with Parathai, an addition to one of their many restaurants.How did I think they fared? Check out the review below. It's like stepping into an art gallery, inspired by young budding artists and the every growing art scene of Bangkok.Accessibility:Approx. 5-7 minutes walk from Paya Lebar MRT StationLet's Eat!Thai Iced Tea ($4.20) and Thai Cendol ($5
Approx. 5-7 minutes walk from Paya Lebar MRT Station
Thai Iced Tea ($4.20) and Thai Cendol ($5.80) The iced milk tea is strong and a tad too sweet for me, with the addition of gula melaka. The chendol was right up my alley, and is like a mini dessert to freshen you up for a hardcore Thai meal.
Homemade Minced Pork in Rice Noodle Wrap ($6.90 for 4 pcs) This is a mildly sweet, lovely starter. Minced meat was flavourful. Comes in 4 pieces, great for having one each for a group of 4, just nice to begin the meal!
Homemade Pandan Leaf Chicken ($8.90 for 4pcs) This was oily and juicy. It's too oily for me though. The chilli dip makes it better because it adds a slight sweetness to it, and you probably won't be focusing on the oiliness.
Tom Yum Soup with Sea Prawns – Tom Yam Goong ($19.90 per pot) This was good. Delicious. Yummy. We liked it so much we actually had another bowl of this. The prawns tasted fresh and the broth was very appetising and spicy just the way we liked. A must-try.
Traditional Thai Green Curry Chicken ($12.90) One of my favourites. I definitely am biased towards this dish as I do love the spice, the meats, the entire concoction. They were generous with the meats, the vegetables in it - eggplant, beans. Must have with their pandan leaf rice ($1.20), love it!
Stir-fried Pork with Basil Leaves ($11.90) Spicy and flavourful, just the way I like it, with the lovely taste of the basil, which was also just nice - not overpowering. Another great dish to go with rice.
Steamed Seabass with Lime and Chilli ($29.90) I love the sauce from this dish. It was slightly sourish, spicy, so appetising. The fish meat was soft and tender.
Stir-fried Mini Asparagus with Egg Beancurd and Mushroom ($12.90) Eat too much meat, must have some vegetables to balance it out. I liked this with rice also, because I'm such a gravy person.
“Crying Tiger” BBQ Beef Steak served with Homemade Sauce ($16.90) Chewy and really well done. As in, the meat texture. It'll be nice if the beef steak could be slightly more tender. Remember to dip it with the sauce to enhance its flavour.
Mango Sticky Rice served with Coconut Milk ($6.90) Good. The mango was fresh and the sticky rice was delicious, topped with sesame seeds. Pour on the coconut milk and you're ready to go!
Red Ruby served with Jackfruit and Coconut Milk ($5.90) Another one I'm super biased about. This was flavourful and the red rubies were crunchy. Did I also mention that the red rubies were handmade by the chef everyday, hence there's a limited number of bowls they sell for this? Another great reason for you to order this (best at the start of your meal, then ask them to serve later).
Sweet Tapioca served with Coconut Milk ($4.90) This was just alright for me, as I'm not too much into tapioca. But you must have this with coconut milk, which will make this a better dessert to have. Still, I think it's a little heavy to have the filling tapioca, unless you didn't order too much of the mains.
Deep-fried Banana Fritters served with Honey ($5.90) It was hard deciding which dessert we actually liked. This banana fritters was amazing! While it's a little oily for me, you really need to eat with while it's hot, it's so crispy I cannot even describe. With or without the honey dip, it still tasted good, but the honey dip just made it better for those who love a sweet ending to their meal.
These are just some of the dishes they serve up at Parathai. There's like more than 80 other authentic Thai dishes in the menu, by Chef Meaw and team. Overall, they did cater to the consumer's tastebuds. They are having a promotion now!
This was an invited media tasting.