Meal / Restaurant reviews from all over the world by Fred Lin aka The Shanghai Kid.

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.

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.

Splendid Spanish cuisine with a Peruvian twist at Ola Cocina Del Mar

Aug 14, 2019

Spanish is one of my most loved cuisines to eat. When searching for the best Tapas and Paella in Singapore, the first name that comes to my mind would be Ola Cucina Del Mar.

Truffle Brunch at Highline

May 27, 2019

I messed up. I had meant to post this 5 months ago after my visit back to Shanghai in December 2018. Somehow time flew by so quickly, and it’s already May 2019! The brunch menu…

Singapore’s Most Artisanal Nasi Lemak at The Coconut Club

Mar 15, 2018

Nasi Lemak has always been simple comfort food for many people in Singapore and Malaysia. The dish which literally translates to ‘Rich (tasting) Rice’ features rice cooked in coconut milk giving the dish that lemak…

3 Different Nasi Biryanis at Tekka Market

May 28, 2018

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…

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.