04 Nov '11, 12am
Famous Xindalu's beggar's chicken comes to #Singapore
The other banquet classic the restaurant in Hyatt on the Bund has carved a name for itself is the Beggar's Chicken, a dish more sumptuous than it sounds. The good news is that the chef de cuisine David Du, now at the Grand Hyatt Singapore to participate in the Asian Masters festival, is preparing their signature Beggar's Chicken for lunch and dinner. The not so good news is that you have to fly to Shanghai to try the Peking Duck. But both dishes are popular with China and foreign celebs, visiting chefs and international visitors. Personally, I prefer the Beggar's Chicken ($58), which has a certain mystique with its complex flavours. I had the duck twice but wished its skin was more crispy. Like the duck, the chicken also needed good preparation the day before. It was then stuffed with an assortment of ingredients and baked in a shell of clay for four hours. Chef Du finishe...