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adventures in eating

din tai fung, singapore

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Woot. Din Tai Fung post #2.

We thought we were being really special by having lunch at DTF at Raffles City. We found out later in the day (after walking down Orchard Road) that there are about a dozen DTFs in Singapore. Okay not a dozen. Per the website there are 5 in Singapore. Compare this to the single DTF that serves all of North America. Singapore ain’t even that big! Why are there 4 on Orchard Road? Dang.

The one at Raffles City is the newest and the menu is shaped like a bamboo steamer. Cute!

We had 3 orders of dumplings- pork and shrimp (I think) and veggie dumplings (for our resident vegetarian).

They use cloth covers at the bottom of these which JenLui found particularly interesting. I thought these tasted better than DTF Field Trip #1.

Here are the veggie ones. Lots of spinach in these. No soup but very tasty.

Sweet red bean paste in a steamed bun (siopao bread style). Yum.

Now I just need to compare DTF#1 and #2 to the OG in Taiwan. How’s October sound?


Written by joann

May 19, 2008 at 6:20 am

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  1. The one with the red beans makes my mouth water. I would love to have a couple of those please. Loves you!


    May 19, 2008 at 7:54 am

  2. you are making me hungry! anyway i think crystal jade is better 🙂


    May 19, 2008 at 9:44 am

  3. i’ve never heard of crystal jade. where is it? i’ll be sure to pay myself a visit!


    May 25, 2008 at 10:01 pm

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