17 Oct '15, 1pm

Food review of Shisen Hanten is up! Really heavenly food there

Food review of Shisen Hanten is up! Really heavenly food there

Have you ever eaten something that made you feel as if you were being carried straight to the golden gates of Heaven on a souffle of clouds? That was what the Foie gras chawanmushi with Hokkaido hairy crab soup (S$24) at Shisen Hanten was like. Served in a pot where a flame still burned underneath, the seasonal dish boasts a smooth texture reminiscent of silk on the tongue. That and the distinct sweetness from the crab make it one of the most remarkable dishes on the restaurant's menu. With every mouthful I took and each warm dollop that rolled down my throat, I wondered, "What have I done to deserve such magnificence?" Yet this is only one of the many scrumptious offerings at Shisen Hanten, a renowned chain of Szechwan restaurants in Japan. Its legacy goes all the way back to 1958, when the late Chef Chen Kenmin founded the country's first Szechwan restaurant. The prestig...

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