Cheesy Wontons! @ Mak’s Chee Authentic Wonton, 1 Utama

I was blog surfing recently when I came across an entry on Mak’s Chee, a new outlet in 1Utama Shopping Mall selling ‘authentic’ Hong Kong-style wontons and wonton noodles. They were having a limited time only promotion for new snacks; namely cheese-stuffed deep fried wontons and Muscular Man Milktea. The pictures looked so inviting that I decided to hop on over (despite the evening traffic!) … Continue reading Cheesy Wontons! @ Mak’s Chee Authentic Wonton, 1 Utama

Din Tai Fung, SM Megamall Manila

Much hype has surrounded the recent opening of Din Tai Fung in Manila’s SM Megamall. The Taiwanese chain has several outlets in Malaysia, where they serve excellent soup dumplings (xiao loong bao), so I was excited to see if the quality was up to par here. I found it somehow… lacking.  It wasn’t that they weren’t good. Tender minced pork and melted gelatin forming a … Continue reading Din Tai Fung, SM Megamall Manila

Mini Dragon Buns @ Paradise Dynasty, Paradigm Mall

I’d like to say a big thank you to the creator of the siew loong bao (or mini dragon buns). If you hadn’t made them, the world would never know of these delectable soup dumplings! Said to have originated from the Nanxiang region in China, making a siew loong bao involves putting in gelatin on the inside of a silky dumpling wrapper together with tender minced meat. … Continue reading Mini Dragon Buns @ Paradise Dynasty, Paradigm Mall