10 types of foods you need to eat when in Shanghai for the first time!

Sep 26, 2019

Visiting Shanghai for the first time and have FOMO on the defining foods of Shanghai? This listing has you covered!

One Good Brunch at One Man Coffee

Jan 13, 2020

I’m always on the look out for a nice place for brunch in Singapore. For me, a good brunch restaurant, or rather restaurant serving brunch needs to have: A couple of good egg dishes A…

Review of Gunther’s Restaurant, Modern French Cuisine in Singapore. Is it worth it?

Jan 02, 2020

.. I have long heard of Gunther’s legendary cold truffle angel hair pasta, and they appear to be the pioneers of that dish in Singapore, though I’m sure this fact would be highly debated by many. Nonetheless, I’ve always been eager to try it out, and finally the opportunity had arrived.

MIZUKI: My Birthday Treat at an Omakase Tempura Restaurant in Singapore

Dec 27, 2019

Mizuki is one of the few Japanese Omakase restaurants in Singapore who specialise in Tempura. I was blessed to have been treated to their mid-tier menu for my birthday!

Interesting cuisine to watch out for on your next trip

Dec 06, 2019

One of the greatest joys of travel is the opportunity to enjoy cuisine from around the world. Food is one of life’s pleasures.

As you plan your visit, take time to look into your destination’s local cuisine. Visiting a country is often the best way to experience the most authentic flavours when they haven’t been adapted or mass-produced for restaurants.

Weekend Brunch in Singapore at The English House by Marco Pierre White

Dec 02, 2019

The master of Gordon Ramsay opens a restaurant in Singapore. I pried open a pair of voluptuous eggs. Go on, read more.

Pasta Bar – Hand-made artisanal pasta in Singapore.

Oct 24, 2019

Freshly hand-made pasta is one of the tastiest things on earth, and it takes only a minute for them to be overdone. Imagine my joy when I found Pasta Bar, an eatery that prides itself in making and cooking fresh pasta everyday.

Excellent next-gen​​ prawn noodles at Da Da Da Shi Jia at Killiney Rd

Oct 04, 2019

If you’re searching for a unique yet authentic-tasting hawker eatery in Singapore, Da Da Da Shi Jia prawn noodles might be the place!

VIDEOS

One Good Brunch at One Man Coffee

Jan 13, 2020

I’m always on the look out for a nice place for brunch in Singapore. For me, a good brunch restaurant, or rather restaurant serving brunch needs to have: A couple of good egg dishes A…

10 types of foods you need to eat when in Shanghai for the first time!

Sep 26, 2019

Visiting Shanghai for the first time and have FOMO on the defining foods of Shanghai? This listing has you covered!

Review of Nikita’s Restaurant, Rawai, Phuket

Oct 07, 2014

Finding good authentic Thai food in Phuket is not exactly an easy task. Unlike in Shanghai where you can hop off the bus and easily find a local eatery that serves xiao long baos that…

Interesting cuisine to watch out for on your next trip

Dec 06, 2019

One of the greatest joys of travel is the opportunity to enjoy cuisine from around the world. Food is one of life’s pleasures.

As you plan your visit, take time to look into your destination’s local cuisine. Visiting a country is often the best way to experience the most authentic flavours when they haven’t been adapted or mass-produced for restaurants.

Once upon a time.. I ate at The Shanghai Tavern

Sep 05, 2019

In December 2018, I visited The Shanghai Tavern at the Edition Hotel, Shanghai for brunch. The Shanghai Tavern was helmed by one of my all-time favorite chefs – Scott Melvin, and this restaurant was top on my list upon coming back to Shanghai.

Tai’an Table Re-opens in Shanghai with a Bang after Michelin Scandal

Dec 15, 2016

Tai’an Table officially re-opened in their new location last night, and held an amazing (re)opening party. Although it got crowded really quickly and got a little bit too crowded for comfort at times, it was likely…

In memory of Lewin Terrace

Sep 02, 2019

Once upon a time, there was a restaurant on the slopes of Fort Canning Hill called Lewin Terrace. Unfortunately, I only had the fortune of dining there once on their final year of operations in 2019.

The Shanghai Kid (TSK) is a food blog by award winning Singaporean chef-restaurateur and foodie, Fred Lin.
Fred lived and blogged in Shanghai between 2007 and 2017, and has currently returned to his hometown of Singapore. Read more about Fred Lin