Pictorials are mostly for travels and events where I simply post a gallery of images and captions. This pictorial features photos from my recent trip to Beijing in November 2013. Not included is our memorable experience at Da Dong restaurant, which I will review separately. All in all, the street food that was sold in Beijing is kind of wierd, more like a tourist attraction as opposed to being actual food. I have never ever seen anyone buying a scorpion/starfish skewer from the many stalls. Traditional zha jiang mian (老北京炸酱面) was very very bland on the 2 occasions I tried. Our only saving grace was our high-end meal at Da Dong and 2 lunches at a hunan style restaurant.
My friend, R, wanted to bring us to his favourite Nasi Biryani place at Little India, Singapore. Unfortunately, his stall was closed that day, and hence we rerouted ourselves to the timeless Tekka Market smack…
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