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Latest Complete Taipei Michelin Star Restaurant Guide 2020 ⭐⭐⭐




⭐⭐⭐ Le Palais 頤宮 which specialises in premium Cantonese cuisine is the only ⭐⭐⭐ Michelin Star restaurant in the Taipei Michelin Guide 2018, 2019 and 2020.

Delicious Grain Bowls from Manna Pot Catering Home Delivery

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We had grain bowls from Manna Pot Catering for lunch today. This was our first time trying Manna Pot Catering and were delighted with our simple, light but delicious meal.

*Today is day 20 of Circuit Breaker which are social distancing measures implemented by the Singapore government to stem the spread of COVID-19 infections. During Circuit Breaker from 7 Apr to 1 Jun 2020, all restaurants are to provide only takeaway or delivery service. Strictly, no dining in allowed.

Taiwan Night Market Inspired Pickled Cucumber Pork Soup Recipe 清湯瓜仔

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OK! Here's another "If Tony can, I can do at least 100x better" recipe.

Stuck at home under *Circuit Breaker rules, I stumbled upon stories about Hsiao Wang Pickled Cucumber Pork Soup stall which was awarded the Bib Gourmand in Taipei's Michelin Guide 2019.

* Circuit Breaker is mandatory social distancing rules implemented by the Singapore government to stem the spread of COVID-19 infections. Initially from 7 Apr to 4 May 2020, CB was extended to 1 June. Under CB, people are encouraged to stay home except absolutely necessary.

Hsiao Wang Pickled Cucumber Pork Soup @ Huaxi Street Night Market in Taipei 小王清湯瓜仔肉



This a must try stall in Taipei if you are a street food enthusiast. Hsiao Wang Steamed Minced Pork with Pickles in Broth 小王清湯瓜仔肉 is the only stall from Huaxi Street Night Market awarded the Bib Gourmand by Michelin in 2019.

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Circuit Breaker* dairy. Today is Day 14, we decided to order Shukuu Izakaya's home delivery. I've been to Shukuu Izakaya's downtown shop at Stanley Street before and enjoyed their food.

* Circuit Breaker is a set of social distancing measures implemented by the Singapore government to stem the spread of COVID-19 infections. During Circuit Breaker, restaurants are not allowed to provide dining in service. They can only serve takeaway or delivery order. Initially from 7 Apr to 4 May (after 2 weeks on 21 Apr), Circuit Breaker was extended to 1 Jun 2020.


SBCD Korean Tofu House Home Delivery Singapore

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We ordered lunch today from SBCD Korean Tofu House. We are adapting well to the lifestyle change since Circuit Breaker* was imposed 12 days ago - cooking at home and occasionally ordering home delivery.

*Circuit Breaker are social distancing measures implemented by the Singapore government to stem the spread of COVID-19 infections. From 7 Apr till 4 May 2020, restaurants can only provide takeaway or delivery service. No dining in is allowed.


Unboxing MR WU Free Delivery Bak Kut Teh Family Set with Pek Sin Choon Tea

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Day 7 of "Circuit Breaker*", we had MR WU's bak kut teh family set. It's a simple, no frills set of familiar comforting dishes for 4 persons at $60, free delivery. Comes with Pek Sin Choon Chinese tea brewing flask - quite a good deal.

*Circuit Breaker is a set of Singapore government measures to enforce social distancing to stem the spread of COVID-19 infections. When Circuit Breaker is in force (7 Apr - 4 May 2020), restaurants can only serve takeaways or deliver food. There is strictly no dining in.

Guide to Home Delivery Food in Johor Bahru JB during MCO (Movement Control Order)

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Photo with thanks to Carol Tai
Where to order home delivery food in JB during Movement Control Order* (which is extended to 28 Apr 2020/ second extension to 12 May 2020/ third extension to 9 Jun 2020)?

* Movement Control Order is a set of social distancing measures imposed by the Malaysian government to stem the spread of COVID-19 infections. During the MCO period from 18 Mar to 9 Jun 2020, restaurants can only provide takeaway and delivery service. No dining in is allowed.

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Day 2 of "Circuit Breaker", we ordered home delivery from the famous Fook Kin 福劲 of Killiney Road, Singapore. This order is for 3 persons. 

Staying Home in Singapore, Hungry Call Who? 🚗 FREE DELIVERY Food, Menus & Telephone Numbers

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Photo with thanks to Liang Ji
To stop the spread of COVID-19 in the Singapore, all eateries are closed to dining in from 7 Apr to 4 May 2020. All eateries are to provide only delivery or takeaway service. All eateries are badly hit but the hardest hit are those not signed up with food delivery apps and hawkers who can only provide takeaway service.

A Guide & History of the Forbidden City & Citadel of Imperial Hue Vietnam

Ngọ Môn 午門 main gate to the Forbidden City. Photo credit: Wikipedia
When you visit Hue, there are many places and things to see, but the one thing that you must not miss is the Forbidden City and Citadel, the seat of Nguyen emperors, the last imperial dynasty of Vietnam.


Truong Tien Bridge. A History of Hue's Legendary Royal Mint Bridge

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Photo credit: Wikipedia
During my trip to Hue, one of the things that left the deepest impression on me was a bridge - a rather modest bridge, actually. When you come to Hue city in Vietnam, you will inevitably see and cross Truong Tien Bridge which spans the Perfume River (known in Vietnamese as Huong River 香江). This bridge is legend and has been here for 121 years (since 1899 to be exact).