26 Dec '17, 6am
A new Shanghainese eatery in Kovan!
Shanghainese cuisine is not something we’re unfamiliar with, for there are many Chinese eateries in Singapore that specialise in Shanghainese cuisine. Ding Tele, a restaurant located along Upper Serangoon Road, is well versed in Shanghainese cuisine, and is known for their xiao long baos and sheng jian baos. The Signature Pan-fried Crispy Pork Soup Buns ($4.80/4 pieces), aka sheng jian baos, have a thick skin which sports a nice char. Take a bite of the bao, and flavourful and hearty soup will ooze out. Similar to the sheng jian bao, the Signature Steamed Pork & Soup Bun ($4.80/5 pieces) has a generous filling. This steamed dumpling boasts a thinner, and silkier skin as compared to its pan-fried counterpart. The Shanghainese Noodles with Soy & Scallion Oil ($5.50) came topped with charred scallions and deep fried small shrimp, which were more tough than crispy. I felt that...