Thursday, November 07, 2013 | 8:00 pm | 0 comments
Brunch is too mainstream.
So we had lunchner instead - lunch + dinner.
Met A for a long -awaited catch up session and we decided to brave the crazy queue at Tim Ho Wan.
Fortunately, the queue wasn't too insane. We got in after 20 minutes.
I can't say that Tim Ho Wan has a really extensive menu, but every item on it is pretty interesting.
Might I add, their portions are huge.
Yes, unlike other dim sum places that serve up dainty dim sum portions, they serve up hugeeee portions so take extra care while ordering if you don't want to end up all stuffed.
BBQ PORK BUN
This is their legendary baked buns.
Plenty of fillings and the bun was really soft. But I can't say I'm a fan of BBQ buns so while it's really good, it's not one of my favourite.
PRAWN DUMPLINGS / HAR KAU
This dish is always one of my must-order whenever we have dim sum.
I love that the skin is very thin and the prawns are huge and juicy.
PORK DUMPLINGS / SIEW MAI
This one is good, but not superb.
I've tasted better ones.
Oh this one is awesome.
I've never had such fantastic carrot cake before. I love the strips of radish, and variety of chopped ingredients buried within the carrot cake. Salty, fragrant and melt-in-your-mouth soft.
The only gripe I have is that it's kinda oily.
The porridge is awesomeeeeee.
The rice grains have all melted into this sticky mess of congee that captures my heart perfectly.
I love the taste of the congee, very flavourful and the variety of eggs just made it perfect.
I'm not a fan of chicken feet, but A forced me to try one.
I have to say, it's really quite alright, not as scary as I thought it would be.
No claws for me though.
Pork ribs are another must-order dish for me when having dim sum.
I like that the pork ribs here are very meaty and nicely marinated.
Definitely something that I will order again and again!
We washed down all that yummy goodness with some refreshing herbal jelly!
This would be the one dish that will really entice me to go back again!
It's cold, chilling and very very refreshing. Definitely helps in clearing up the palate, and I really enjoyed the chrysanthemum and sweet wolfberries embedded within the jelly. It's really soft and crumbles upon touch, but it glides down your throat and provided instant relief.
While it's not fantastically awesome, it does have a couple of dishes that's worthy to mention.
Satisfying comfort food for the soul.
Tim Ho Wan
#01-29A, Plaza Singapura
68 Orchard Road