Sunday, 26 January 2014

Manna Story - Korean Restaurant ( Plaza Singapura)

Manna Story - Korean Restaurant

Manna Story is a Korean restaurant that serve authentic Korean cuisine. Beside the wonderful food that they serve, in house decorations are nice too.  Just look at the entrance of the stall, doesn't it look homely?

4 Sides Dishes if you order set meal - Include Kimchi, preserved radish, beansprouts and salted Ikan bilis  

Kimchi fried rice

Kimchi fried pancake - Crispy pancake with kimchi, vegetables, onions and bits of squids filling. Almost every bits there are filling in it. The pancake is mildly spicy. Dipped with the chili sauce provided enhance the spiciness of the pancake.

Bibimbab - Lots of vegetables such as carrots, beansprouts, mushrooms, seaweeds and choice of meat such as beef, pork or chicken. Do not be deceived by the plain presentation, the rice is actually very tasty. When mixed, it give all a nice fragrant and very delicious combination. Not spicy dish.

BBQ Chicken - Choice of meat include chicken, pork or beef. Mildly spicy and very nice when eat with rice.

Verdict: 4 / 5


Very authentic Korean food, price is reasonable too. The place give out a homely feeling.

Overall, i will still come back and visit this restaurant again for their food.

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Saturday, 25 January 2014

柏林頓花園 Paddington Garden - Zhongxiao Dunhua (Taipei)

柏林頓花園 Paddington Garden

Paddington Garden offer a variety of pancakes and teas for customer selection. Hidden within the streets near Zhongxiao Dunhua MRT Exit 2, Paddington Garden serve unique flavored pancakes, such as melted cheese pancakes, green tea pancakes, earl-grey tea pancakes, and salted caramel pancakes. Beside serving pancakes, Paddington Garden also famous for their pork cutlet sandwich and blended drinks.

Paddington Milk Tea - Hot signature milk tea, smooth and easy to drink. Keep me wanting to have more

Open sandwich cheese tomato sauce - Hard boiled egg, fried pork cutlet, cabbages are stacked on top of toasted sandwich. Tomato sauce and cheese are add on top of the dish. Combination are nice and sweet. Tomato sauce contain bits of mince pork too. Sides dishes include potatoes wedges which is lightly salted and salad with salad sauce. All these cost NT 220. Worth it? U decide.

Strawberry pancakes - Homemade butter cream and strawberry sauce as topping. Wipped cream are given by the side too. Pancakes are fluffy and soft. Really nice to chew on. I like the fluffy feeling when chewing on the pancake. Strawberries are sweet and fresh too. 

Address: No. 48, Lane 187, section 1, Dunhua South Road, Daan District, Taipei
Phone: 02-8771-0967
MRT: Zhongxiao Dunhua Exit 2

Verdict: 4 / 5

Price: $160NT ++

I really love their pancakes that are decorated nicely beside tasting good. Staffs here are also very attentive and courteous. They make an effort to do recommendation and explain to you nicely on their dishes.

Really impressive and I love it.

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The Old Soldier’s Butter Crabs (老兵奶油螃蟹) - Keelung Night Market

The Old Soldier’s Butter Crabs (老兵奶油螃蟹)

If you visit Keelung night marketm do not forget to visit this stall to taste Taiwan seafood. Located in front of stall 36, this seafood stall sell a variety of seafood especially their signature dish - Butter Crabs 

Prawns, oysters, shells, crabs - all are available

The seafood are cooked via BBQ, hmmm smell and taste nice

Signature dish = Old Soldier's Butter Crab @ NTD 200 per crab. Buttery taste and smell, the crab is very soft. The size and taste of the crab is more like flower crab. 

Ginseng Prawns - 8 medium size prawns @ NTD 150. Very fresh and tasty. I really like this dish. Prawns are very sweet and fresh.

Conical shellfish - taste like escargot, not much of flavouring. pinch of salt are added.  

Wala - nice supper @ Keelung night market

Taiwanese Omelette Roll/Wrap - Shi-Da Night Market (師大夜市)

Omelette Roll

Located at the end of Shi-Da Night Market, this stall sell local egg omelette roll. See the number of local queuing for the food, there must be something nice about it.

Flavours include: Original, cheese, ham, Mixed, Cabbage, corn, bacon egg roll

It is like a open concept, kitchen can be seen from the outside. The process of making is like doing the dough of prata.

Queue number

The ingredients are wrap together with the egg roll, it is more like a wrap. The egg wrap is chewy and soft, very different from the Prata that we used to eat. Adding of the ingredients really make me feel surprise on how the taste comes together. Definitely must try if you are visiting the night market.

Mei Heong Yuen Dessert 味香园甜品 - (Chinatown)

Mei Heong Yuen Dessert  味香园甜品

I happened to drop by Chinatown for CNY shopping then i saw this stall located in the newly revamped Chinatown point, hence i went to try the dessert. Mei Heong Yuen had a total of 3 stalls opened in Singapore which is rather encouraging and show that they are doing quite well. The other stalls are at Temple street and Ion orchard basement level 4.

Full house and alot of people are waiting for seats. 

Caller given to customer to inform them for collection of their dessert once they are ready

Top Right - mango Sago
Top Left - Yuen yang, Peanut + Sesame 
Bottom - Water Chestnut + corn 

Tel: 6538 3892   
Operating Hours: 11:00 am to 10:00 pm daily

Verdict: 3.5 / 5

Price: $3

Great dessert, must try if you drop by.

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