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y_lyn
This is y_lyn living in Pasir Ris. I am a :), work in Pasir Ris. I like to hang out in Bugis, Orchard, Tampines. Japanese, Cantonese/Hong Kong, Chinese are my favorite cuisines. I also love Restaurant, Hawker Centre and Sushi/Sashimi, Dim Sum, Ramen.
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Mellben Seafood @ Pasir Ris Smile Oct 02, 2013   
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Categories : Seafood | Zi Char

We had crab at Mellben the very next day we reached Singapore from Melbourne, Australia. Local food still taste better and much more friendlier on our pockets.
Ordered the same type of crab again, their famous "Jin Sha Xie" since this is their specialty and it never fails us. The meat was fresh and sweet. 1kg cost $40 and this one costed us around $38, just right to feed 2 of us smile

 
Some buns to go with the cheesy sauce.

 
Sambal clams went well with rice.

 
By the way, this Mellben branch is much less crowded than the other 2 main branches. smile
 
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Nice Crispy Prata Smile Sep 28, 2013   
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Categories : Indian

We travelled from the far East to Upper Thomson for prata! Had not been to this place for quite a while, and now they also had kept up with technology, using iPad to take orders.

I ordered a mushroom prata ($2.80) and a plain prata ($1). Hubby ordered a milky prata ($3) and mutton curry ($5). The pratas were really very nice and crispy. The plain prata came in a round shape whereas the other two pratas, were quite big, rectangular pieces.

 
The place was very crowded and we decided to lunch at the outdoor seats.

 
Date of Visit: Sep 15, 2013 

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Categories : Cantonese/Hong Kong | Dim Sum

Mother-in-law 60th Birthday: We wanted to do something different on her special day. Instead of a birthday cake, we decided to give her a basket of longevity buns when the clock struck 12am on her birthday. Got to know about D'Bun from ieatshootipost website and I suggested to hubby to get the longevity buns from there as I remembered they sell innovative design buns eg. shaped of rabbit/ lotus flower. Thus, we checked out the location of the shop from the website and headed down to Joo Chiat.

When we entered the shop, we saw many longetivity buns hampers ready for collection. We told the staff that we wanted to order a heart-shaped basket of longevity buns. As they had to make fresh ones for us, we were told that we got to wait for another half an hour. Ok.. we had to wait, as it was partly our fault that we didn't call earlier to place our order.

This was what we had bought for my mother-in-law:

 
They even attached a card with the Chinese wordings "福如东海" and of course a very big "壽". This would definitely make the old folks who received this very happy. Of course, my mother-in-law is no exception. Not only the presentation, the mini longevity buns tasted very good too. My sister-in-law liked it and she took 4 at one go.
 
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Kims Family @ Lorong Kilat Smile Jul 15, 2013   
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Categories : Korean | Restaurant | Korean BBQ

I suggested to hubby to go Lorong Kilat for dinner as I had read up many food blogs mentioning about this place. We chose this Korean family restaurant. At about 5.50pm, there were still empty tables. About 15 minutes past 6pm, the crowds started to flood in and thus, reservation is recommended. Their walls were all nicely scribbled by the customers who had visted the restaurant. However, they didn't give us a marker, if not, I could also put up my masterpiece here =P

How many side dishes did they serve us? 13! Including 1 whole small fish! Hubby asked me whether we should keep the ones that we wanted and returned them those that we didn't want. Haha... I replied him that each side dish cost $1, must finish them all up. Of course, I was just joking along with him. I also didn't know whether we need to pay for the side dishes, but definitely it is not nice to ask them to take back the side dishes. We looked around at the other tables, they all had so many side dishes on their table. I wondered if I were to dine there alone, I just order an ala-carte dish, will they also serve me 13 side dishes for me? tongue

 
Ginseng Chicken Soup ($17)
The soup was not salty as they didn't add in any salt. Thus, it was pure ginseng taste and I thought it was nice, very authentic (If you don't mind the bitterness). I needed this as for the past few days, I felt tired easily so I guess this was a good nourishment. Inside the chicken, they stuffed in glutinous rice as well but I didn't quite like that. I just took the soup and the chicken meat.

Kimchi Pancake ($10)
This kimchi pancake was very tasty, could feel the crunchy kimchi. However, it came in very late, about half and hour later when all our side dishes and chicken soup were served. Initially, we thought that they had forgotten our order. When it was served on our table, we were already so full and we didn't even manage to finish up the chicken sad In the end, we could only finish up half the pancake... So wasteful right? Thus, next time, must come with a bigger group to minimize food wastage.

After we finished our food, they also served us a small cup of ginger tea each and 2 slices of watermelon. smile Hubby went to the counter to pay for the bill and I asked him how much the side dishes cost.
ALL FREE, and also NO SERVICE CHARGE for such wonderful service!

For more photos, please visit http://www.ylyn-journal.blogspot.sg/2010/01/kims-family.html
 
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Categories : Fusion | Chinese Desserts | Desserts and Cakes

After having a hearty meal at Spring Court restaurant, we took a slow walk over to People's Park Centre. We had dessert at "Dessert Hut 甜品小屋". This place seemed to be very popular and had expanded to the shopfront opposite as well. Despite the expanded space, it was still difficult to find a seat as almost all the tables were occupied at 3pm on a weekend. On the other hand, "Tong Shui" cafe, also selling dessert, was rather empty. I am not sure why. Pricing? Taste?

Hubby ordered yam with black glutinous rice, something that I would like to have if I were not so full. Although what was served looked very different from that in the menu, it tasted quite good still.

 
Brother and I both ordered Egg Beancurd with Mango. It was quite tasty too.

 
Dad ordered Mango Sago but he put aside all the shaved ice onto another plate. Mum ordered chendol and she was all thumbs up for that.

 
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