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!

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…

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.

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.

VLOG#7 I closed my award winning restaurant

May 02, 2017

Welcome to Vlog Episode 7! This is probably my most epic Vlog to date, and records the closing day of my restaurant in Shanghai, as well as some highlights of customers about my restaurant. Due…

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