Reviews written by alanyuen

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Ordering
November 19, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.5
Food / Beverage 
 
4.0
Ambience 
 
3.5
Service 
 
4.0
Value 
 
3.0
Overall Score 
 
3.5
French Restaurants
The best French Onion Soup

A conversation with the owner of Vis-a-Vis reveals why this place serves one of the best French onion soups in Singapore. His secret: onions, lots of it,...

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alanyuen
November 14, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Food / Beverage 
 
4.0
Overall Score 
 
4.0
Bakery & Cakery
Good, but overhyped

I don't know what's up with us Singaporeans going crazy every time some foreign brand opens up a stall here ala Tim Ho Wan. The week Krispy Kreme opened in...

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alanyuen
November 14, 2013
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Food / Beverage 
 
4.0
Ambience 
 
5.0
Service 
 
5.0
Value 
 
5.0
Overall Score 
 
5.0
Good coffee, even better ambience

40 Hands, and its surrounds, must be a hipster's utopia. In Singapore, you can get premium coffee at many locations, but the ambience at Tiong Bahru is the reason why...

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alanyuen
November 14, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.0
Food / Beverage 
 
3.0
Ambience 
 
3.0
Service 
 
3.5
Value 
 
3.5
Overall Score 
 
3.0
High End Restaurants
On a decline

If this review had been written a year ago, I would have been raving about its mouth-watering whole chicken stuffed with rice and sucking pig. Sadly, having returned for a...

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alanyuen
November 14, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Food / Beverage 
 
4.0
Ambience 
 
4.0
Service 
 
4.0
Value 
 
3.5
Overall Score 
 
4.0
High End Restaurants
Great Food, great ambience

Fukuichi never fails to disappoint every time I go there. From the cold starters to hot udon to end the meal, the food is consistently good. The sashimi is also...

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alanyuen
November 13, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Food / Beverage 
 
4.0
Ambience 
 
5.0
Service 
 
4.0
Value 
 
3.5
Overall Score 
 
4.0
Japanese Restaurants
Good Ramen

Ippudo is an extremely popular ramen place that lives up to its hype, though being slightly overpriced. The atmosphere more than makes up for the price - there is a...

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alanyuen
November 13, 2013
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Food / Beverage 
 
5.0
Ambience 
 
5.0
Service 
 
4.0
Value 
 
3.5
Overall Score 
 
5.0
High End Restaurants
Best steak in Singapore

Lawry's steakhouse stands head and shoulders above the competition. I'll try my best not to oversell Lawry's, but its my absolute favourite steakhouse in Singapore. The first...

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alanyuen
November 13, 2013
Overall rating 
 
2.5
Food / Beverage 
 
3.0
Ambience 
 
2.5
Service 
 
3.5
Value 
 
3.0
Overall Score 
 
2.5
Past its prime

From the casual eye, the decor at Jack's Place has looks like it has remained unchanged over the years. I mean this literally; the furniture and carpeting looks like it...

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alanyuen
November 13, 2013
Overall rating 
 
3.5
Food / Beverage 
 
3.5
Ambience 
 
3.5
Service 
 
3.5
Value 
 
3.5
Overall Score 
 
3.5
Western Restaurants
Meh

The title sums up pretty much everything about Swensen's. Virtually unchanged for as long as I can remember, the food quality has been as stagnant as its decor. The food...

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alanyuen
November 13, 2013
Overall rating 
 
4.5
Food / Beverage 
 
4.5
Ambience 
 
4.0
Service 
 
5.0
Value 
 
4.5
Overall Score 
 
4.5
Chinese Restaurants
Consistently good

A little known secret in Din Tai Fung is the "Dry Noodles in Special sauce". Its really simple, just noodles in a dark, sweet sauce. I always...

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alanyuen
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