Irone Kim | May 23, 2019 | 0
Two Teochew Dining Concepts arrive in Far East Square precinct: Zui Yu Xuan Teochew Cuisine & Chao Ting
JUMBO Group of Restaurants is proud to present two brand new dining concepts; Zui Yu Xuan Teochew Cuisine and Chao Ting, within the historic Far East Square precinct.
Together with the existing Chui Huay Lim Teochew Cuisine located within the 174-year-old Chui Huay Lim Club on Keng Lee Road, Far East Square, the three concepts form Zui Teochew Cuisine – a tribute to the timeless culinary heritage of one of Singapore’s founding Chinese dialect groups. They celebrate the authentic Teochew cuisine through the crafting of dishes and executed using the purest methods of preparations – the tenets of Teochew culinary philosophy.
Zui Yu Xuan Teochew Cuisine
Nestled in a two-storey heritage building gazetted as one of Singapore’s historic sites by the National Heritage Board, Zui Yu Xuan Teochew Cuisine is a jewel in the cultural district which it calls home. Greeting guests at Zui Yu Xuan is a traditional Chinese entranceway adorned with wood carvings and a tiled roof. Beyond it is a historic courtyard that was once part of the Chui Eng Free School founded in 1854.
This leads to the restaurant’s refurbished dining space dressed in tones of beige and maroon. On the second floor, six private rooms—four of which can be combined—make perfect spaces for important business meetings or for those seeking discreet options. The private rooms can seat six to 25 guests (depending on room type) and are fully equipped with KTV suite facilities.
Address: 130/131 Amoy Street, Singapore 049959 (located within Far East Square)
Telephone: 6788 3637
Reservation Email: [email protected]
Operating Hours: Lunch: 11:30 AM – 3 PM (last order at 2:15 PM); Dinner: 6 PM – 11 PM (last order at 10:15 PM)
Taking a leaf from its renowned sister restaurant Chui Huay Lim Teochew Cuisine, Zui Yu Xuan Teochew Cuisine also focuses on an authentic Teochew fare, with signatures such as:
- Deep Fried ‘Ngoh Hiang’ (S$13)
- Deep Fried Liver Rolls (S$15)
- Teochew Steamed Pomfret (S$10.80 per 100g)
- Teochew Oyster Omelette ‘Gooey Style’ (S$13)
- Teochew ‘Puning’ Fermented Bean Chicken (Half: S$22, Whole: S$40)
- Wok Fried ‘Kway Teow’ with Diced ‘Kai Lan’ and Preserved Radish (S: S$18, M: S$27, L: S$36)
- Yam Paste with Pumpkin and Gingko Nuts (S$5.20)
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Located just around the corner from Zui Yu Xuan Teochew Cuisine, Chao Ting is the fast-casual dining concept specialising in Teochew ‘Pao Fan’ – a classic Chinese dish of perfectly cooked grains of rice served in a bath of light yet flavourful broth. Traditionalists will be familiar with this rustic comfort food that warms tummies and hearts of young and old alike. Customers may choose to order takeaway or dine al fresco at the sheltered seating area.
Address: 132 Amoy Street, Singapore 049961 (located within Far East Square)
Operating hours: Lunch: 11:30 AM – 3 PM on weekdays (Closed on Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays)
Chao Ting’s rendition of the classic Teochew ‘Pao Fan’ is presented with a touch of modernity and luxe. There are three types of Pao Fan served at Chao Ting:
- King Prawn ‘Pao Fan’ (S$11)
- Sliced Fish ‘Pao Fan’ (S$9)
- Fried Fish ‘Pao Fan’ (S$9)
Note: Prices quoted for dishes available at Zui Yu Xuan Teochew Cuisine are subject to service charge and prevailing GST for dine-in. Prices quoted for dishes available at Chao Ting are inclusive of GST.
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