The implacable Travelling Gourmet at Grand Hyatt…
Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling GourmetTM
MANY varieties of local food can be tasted here in what some misguided persons decry as a high class food court. However, bear in mind that the food quality, food hygiene, and presentation of the dishes like Satay, Ayam Buah Keluak and Indian Garlic Naan, terrific Topshell & Scallop Soup Double Boiled, Roast Duck with sweet plum sauce, Hainanese Chicken Rice with fresh cucumber & tomato, Popiah made a la minute, Carrot Cake and Butter Chicken is much, much better than in your lowly food court. My lament is that the Buah Keluak is now put on a plate instead of being stuffed inside the Buah Keluak shells with minced pork, as it should be in the time honoured Baba-Nyonya fashion. I know, you see…because I am a true-blue Baba.
The desserts like assorted Nyonya Kueh-Mueh, Ice Kachang with Durian Ice Cream & Chendol are also yummy!
Grand Hyatt Singapore
10 Scotts Road,
Singapore, Republic of Singapore 228211
Tel: +65 6738 1234
Breakfast: 6:30 am to 10:30 am/ 11 am, Monday to Friday/ Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays
Lunch: 12:00 pm / 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm/ 3:00pm, Monday to Friday/ Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays
Dinner: 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm, Monday to Friday/ Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays
Supper: 10:30 pm to 11:30 pm, Monday to Friday/ Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays
As a renowned Travel, Food & Wine Writer he has travelled the world in a keen & indomitable pursuit of exotic delicacies & fine wines. His articles have been published in over 20 prestigious publications, both local & international. Dr. Lim has toured and trained in Wine Evaluation & Oenology in most of the world's top wine producing areas from France to Australia. The Travelling Gourmet says, "Gastronomy has no frontier. These are the gastronomic voyages of The Travelling Gourmet. My unending mission. To explore strange new cuisines, to seek out new wines and new culinary experiences, to boldly go where no gourmet has gone before...." Have pen, will travel. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopy, recording, or any other information storage & retrieval system, without permission from Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet and/or MSN. Material may be works of fiction. Names, characters, places and incidents may be true but may also be products of the author's imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance whatsoever to actual person or persons, either dead or living, events, or locales may be entirely and purely coincidental and unintentional. No part of this website may be used to villify others or for criminal purposes.
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