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!

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!

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!

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.

Janggut Laksa is my 2nd best laksa in Singapore

Sep 04, 2019

Janggut Laksa could be the ugliest bowl of noodles you’ve ever set your eyes on, but it’s one of the tastiest noodles in Singapore from as early as the 1960s!

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.

Curiosity killed my palate at a ​hipster cafe, Curious Palette.

Aug 25, 2019

Visited the Curious Palette to check out their new menu, specifically, their cray fish roll that many were raving about.

Chiew Kee vs Hai Kee Soy Sauce Chicken Noodles

Aug 15, 2019

Throwback to the time I tasted soy sauce chicken noodles from two popular outlets in Singapore, plus one bonus Michelin starred contender at the end of the article!

VIDEOS

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!

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!

Gordon Ramsay Steak at Paris Las Vegas

Jul 23, 2015

It is no secret that I’m a huge fan of chef Gordon Ramsay, and that he had been a huge source of my motivation and inspiration in cooking. When I checked that he had two…

Saigon Stories Part 2, Vietnam Travel Log 2018

Aug 11, 2018

Part 2 of my Saigon Escapade saw me visiting a hipster restaurant, the hippest gastro-bar in Saigon, the best sandwich I’ve ever had, ever and more.

Sorry for the hiatus, I moved back to Singapore

Sep 11, 2017

Yes, sadly, I am done with Shanghai. I officially moved back to Singapore with Lisa on the 30th of July 2017, after an 11 years stay in Shanghai. Since then, Lisa and I have been…

Australian Dairy Company has to be Hong Kong’s most masochistic restaurant

Oct 23, 2018

Sorry for the hiatus. I’ve still be doing a lot of soul searching on how to continue with this blog. There have been thoughts to shut it down, thoughts on changing my tone, reflections on…

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!

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