Located at the rear of Dendy Plaza, the site of the old La Porchetta on Well Street has been completely transformed into fine-dining Chinese restaurant, Gold Moon. The two-storey building is elegant and modern, and most unlike any Chinese restaurant I've seen before. The exterior features steel beams and rendering, and the facade, full of windows, is partially obscured by bamboo....

I must confess, I have an aversion to crowds and queues. I haven't even been to Chin Chin. Yes, you heard that right. So even though Tim Ho Wan was on my to-visit list months before it opened, I waited patiently until opening madness ebbed away. Before I knew it, a year had passed before I finally made it. I ended up visiting twice in the same week, thanks to a visiting overseas relative who desired yum cha before boarding their flight back to Asia. A bit of...

Of course, New Shanghai is famous for their dumplings, but they also serve a wide range of dishes that don’t involve those special bites of goodness. As much as I love their New Shanghai pan-fried dumplings, we decided save some stomach space in order to explore the other options on the menu. [caption id="attachment_11835" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Steamed 'Lion's Head' meatball in broth, crab meat and Chinese chestnut ($7.50)[/caption] We started with the steamed Lions head meatball in broth with crab meat and Chinese chestnuts. The broth was beautifully light yet...

China Spice is tucked on the corner of Little Lonsdale on Sutherland St, so could easily be missed on the way to the little sweets oasis that is Shortstop, N2 and Raw Trader.  It doesn't seem to garner rave reviews online, but sometimes ratings are misleading. My parents and a number of our family friends like it here so I was brought along for lunch one day. I noticed some menu items were more Malaysian, which was a bit odd. Perhaps the chef is Malaysian, but in any...