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tasty.engineer
This is tasty.engineer living in Chinatown. I am a Engineer, work in Mohammed Sultan. I like to hang out in Boat Quay, Clarke Quay, Little India Tekka Serangoon Road. Korean, Peranakan / Nonya are my favorite cuisines. I also love Bars/Lounges and Curries, Ramen, Bak Kut Teh.
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Best Chicken Rice in SG Smile Sep 13, 2010   
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Categories : Hainanese | Chicken Rice


If you looking for a good chicken place at affordable price, Boon Tong Kee is the answer.

Not considering having to wait 15 mins for a table, the staffs are able to provide good service, good food recommendations and they know their stuff.

A must-have is the white, silky, steamed chicken.
The is so tender and silk that it slips down my throat. Most importantly, it is fragrant and nice. Goes very well with the fragrant chicken rice bowl

We also ordered the Claypot Toufu. The toufu is soft on the inside and hard on the outside. The sauce is thick and tasty. smile I love it.


 
Claypot Toufu

Claypot Toufu

 
 
Spending per head: Approximately $25(Dinner)

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Categories : Japanese | Sushi/Sashimi | Kids-Friendly

Back with more photos and reviews.

I ordered the Shishamo but was disappointed as I have tasted better everywhere. The fish is not fresh and the fish roe is tasteless. Worst, the fish is moist!

Next was Chuka Kurage. It is so-so only as the topping is not as fresh again

Last for dessert, we followed the waitress recommendation on the Daifuku(S$4.99). It is cold muachi wrapped with Japanese ice cream inside. This is something very unusual. Most importantly, it taste very unique and nice. Highly recommended!
Poor Shishamo

Poor Shishamo

 

 
Chuka Kurage

Chuka Kurage

 

 

 
 
Spending per head: Approximately $15(Dinner)

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Heavenly but at a price Smile Sep 11, 2010   
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Categories : Fusion


You simply just have to try the Braised Duck Pizza(S$18). The unique pizza comes shredded duck meat(yes you can actually taset the duck meat), generous cheese toppings, rocket leaves and mayo on the thin crust.
It is excellent! Two of us finished the entire pizza.

We also had the Pork Belly(S$12) because wifey insisted on having it.
It is no different from having the roasted meat in the market down the street. It tasted exactly the same except that it has thinner and crispier skin just like suckling pig skin. Not worth the $$$.
Braised Duck Pizza

Braised Duck Pizza

 
Pork Belly

Pork Belly

 
 
Recommended Dish(es):  Braised Duck Pizza
 
Spending per head: Approximately $25(Dinner)

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Oriental Food at reasonable price Smile Sep 10, 2010   
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Categories : Beijing


Have there often but this is the first review I have for them.
It was parent's birthday tongue

We have the family fave Beijing Duck, Claypot Toufu, Sweet Sour Pork and Vegetable Mushroom.

The Beijing Duck is a MUST-TRY. Skin is thin and crispy. The sauce and chili for the wrap is thick and fragrant. Excellent.
For the duck meat, we got them to stir-fry with ginger and spring onion. It is tasty due to the oyster sauce used in frying and you can taste the juicy duck meat.

However, the claypot Toufu is a little disappointing as it taste like those from the coffeeshop. It is filled with lettuce, make me wonder if I am paying the right price.

The Sweet Sour Pork is another family's fave.Crispy boneless pork meat fried in sour and sweet sauce. You will be able to taste the distinct sauce and makes the pork super juicy. Nice! smile

The Mushroom Vegetable is also unique coz its oyster sauce is fragrant plus you will be able to taste the mushroom freshness as they are not over-cooked.
Beijing Duck

Beijing Duck

 
Duck Skin Wrap

Duck Skin Wrap

 
Claypot Toufu

Claypot Toufu

 
Sweet Sour Pork

Sweet Sour Pork

 
Vegetable Mushroom

Vegetable Mushroom

 
 
Recommended Dish(es):  Beijing Duck, Sweet Sour Pork
 
Spending per head: Approximately $15(Dinner)

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Pandan Kaya Cake Smile Sep 10, 2010   
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Categories : Peranakan / Nonya | Bakery | Desserts and Cakes

Bought a 1/2 kg Pandan Kaya Cake from here for only S$20.80 for my parents birthday.
Usually we would buy from another fave shop Swee Heng but this time, we wanted something less creamy and more healthy, esp when its for my parents.

They were kind enough to reserve one for us anytime to collect but tell you a little secret, try to collect the cakes after 7pm as its the time when the cakes will arrive fresh from the factory. Anything earlier, they will reserve the cake from the previous day.

Our decision is right. The entire cake was finished even though it was after our dinner!

You will be able to smell the pandan fragrant once we open the box and the deco is beautiful. Just like kueh lapas, inside the cake are layers of kaya "jelly" with pandan sponge cake. The hard and soft pandan kaya combination is excellent.
All loved the cake.

Next time will definitely try their other cakes.

 

 
 
Spending per head: Approximately $21(Supper)

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