22 Apr '13, 3am
6 must-try char siew places in Singapore
Char siew fans who have become accustomed to the caramelised barbecued pork served at the now-defunct Oversea Restaurant at Shaw Leisure Gallery over the last two years need not fret - there are still plenty of other good options here. The Chinese restaurant from Malaysia, famed for its pork belly char siew that was arguably one of the best in town, closed in late February after Chinese New Year. Its parent company Oversea Enterprise found that it was "not commercially feasible" to continue its investment here. So, in a bid to hunt down good char siew, SundayLife! found six Chinese restaurants with char siew worth trying. Each restaurant's version differs slightly. Some offer fattier char siew with more honeyed sauces, while others serve char siew with charred, blackened bits. The secret to good char siew, chefs say, is the cut and quality of the meat and the marinade. Che...