Category Archives: Taiwanese

The One With Alishan Taiwanese Porridge – Great Grub At Upper Serangoon Road

It has been said that porridge is one of the few iconic food of Singapore which will stand the test of time. I am not a fan of porridge at the best of time – save for those days when I am too ill to take solids – so the genre of food is usually lost on me.

Alishan Taiwanese Porridge Restaurant

So when my buddy and host for my recent Singapore trip took me to Alishan Taiwanese Porridge at Upper Serangoon Road recently, I was amicably intrigued. I knew that my dinner will consist of porridge with some side dishes, similar to Chinese economical rice (where you mix 2-3 dishes together with rice to form a meal), but with certain key characteristics.

Alishan Taiwanese Porridge Restaurant

The side dishes are definitely Taiwanese style. While I can’t really describe how to tell the differences in words, but if you are familiar with Chinese dishes the way I do, one glance at this stall is all you need to know that you’ll be in for a different experience… though still of the Chinese kind.

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The One With Grand Hill Restaurant – Taiwanese Fare In Hong Kong

I may have traveled to Taiwan a couple of times in the past, when seldom did I pay attention to the food… well not much anyway, considering the real motives for me to be there, which was for a grand total of two times.

Grand Hill Taiwanese Restaurant

Chicken in soy sauce-wine & sesame oil (3-Cup Chicken)

Apart from a Japanese kitchen experience (I know, it’s not the most local thing to do in Taipei!) in my last trip, all I remembered was the various street food and light snacks my friends and I seem to inhale when we hit the streets.

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