Tim Ho Wan (Singapore)

Hailed as one of the cheapest Michelin starred meals you can get in the world, Tim Ho Wan has been an extremely popular dim sum place in Hong Kong since seemingly forever ago. More recently, they have expanded to many parts of Asia, including Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, and most recently, Taiwan (they are even expanding to Brisbane and Sydney in 2015!).

I didn’t know when I would be traveling to Hong Kong, so I thought, “why not check out this famous restaurant’s outpost in Singapore and see what all the hype was about?

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Toro Boston (South End)

paella at Toro Boston

It is very, very unusual for a Boston restaurant to consider opening up a second location in New York. I mean, it’s New York (!) – one of the most competitive restaurant markets in the country. Yet Toro, a collaboration between James Beard award winners chefs Ken Oringer and Jamie Bissonnette, has been thriving in New York….

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Din Tai Fung (Singapore – Marina Bay Sands)


This is the 14th post in the Malaysia and Singapore! series and the first one covering Singapore. Other posts in this series include Lot 10 Hutong – Kuala Lumpur’s Most Famous Hawker Stalls Under One Roof, LaZat Malaysian Home Cooking, Otak, Otak Fish Dumplings in Banana Leaf, Little Penang Cafe + Visiting the Petronas Twin Towers, Roti Jala – Malaysian Lacy Pancake, Nonya Malaysian…

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