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Singapore - Dim sum options at Old Hong Kong Taste

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klyeoh Dec 1, 2012 07:52 AM

The Old Hong Kong Group has been expanding rapidly, and lunch for us today was at one of its newer outlets: Old Hong Kong Taste at myvillage mall,just of Serangoon Gardens circus.

What we had:
- Har gow (蝦餃) - good.
- Siu long bao (上海小籠包) - the skin was very thick here - obviously prepared by Cantonese hands, not Shanghainese ones ;-) Not recommended.
- Bo lo bao with char-siu filling - average.
- Fung chau (鳳爪) - my fave. Fairly good version, though not as spicy as I'd have liked.
- Steamed char-siu buns - good.
- Yong tau fu braised in black bean sauce - average.
- Steamed pork-ribs - fairly tasty, well-marinated prok.
- Kwun tong gau (灌湯餃) - large dumpling in shark-bone soup. Very good.

Pretty standard neighborhood fare. Nice ambience. The quality of dim sum is good enough to bring even picky guests from Hong Kong ;-)

Address details
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Old Hong Kong Taste
myVillage @ Serangoon Gardens #02-01
Singapore 5566 79
Tel: 6834 3013

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  1. M_Gomez Dec 5, 2012 02:26 AM

    I'm not really a big fan of Old HK, although I know our family doctor (a HKer) is. I find their dimsum to be of inferior quality to Crystal Jade, Imperial Treasure or Lei Garden.

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      makanputra Dec 2, 2012 07:54 AM

      Another Old HK group restaurant? Now, Singapore has several competing chains:- Paradise Group, Crystal Jade Group, Imperial Treaure Group, Tung Lok Group, etc.

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      1. re: makanputra
        klyeoh Dec 3, 2012 08:02 AM

        I'd rate Old HK Group *behind* all those other chains though. Somehow, its food standards lag behind the others'.

        Best Chinese chain in Singapore is the Imperial Treasure Group, IMO.

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