On my way to gym when I saw the Tim Ho Wan sign. IT IS NOW OPENED AT TOA PAYOH!!!!! (Tim Ho Wan is the cheapest Michelin-starred restaurant.) Goodbye muscular chest; Sorry, Operation Superhot, you will have to wait another day.
Look at how thin the skin of Spinach dumpling with shrimp ($3.80) was. I dislike vegetables but this was so good!
Since THW came to Singapore at Plaza Singapura, it radically changed the dim sum scene and I cannot eat at another dim sim place without comparing it to THW. And THW wins every round. Its secret? Dim sum made fresh on-the-spot.
I was alone, and couldn’t eat much dim sum but from what I ate, it was as good as the Dhoby Ghaut outlet. The famous baked bun with BBQ pork 叉烧包 ($4.50 for 3) was still wonderful. It was smaller than Dhoby Ghaut’s but the sweet tender BBQ pork filled the bun–no more air pockets–and the bun tasted a little like po lor bao.
The vermicelli roll with pork liver ($5.50) was still beautiful. The roll was soft as a whisper. If I am picky, I’d say the liver was just very very slightly overcooked. But I’d still recommend it.
Good service by aunties and uncles!
Including two sets of char siew buns that I tabao for my family, I paid about $28. THW is definitely a winner! Highly recommended!
Tim Ho Wan Singapore
450 Toa Payoh Lor 6, ERA Centre #02-02
T: 6483 2000 (no reservation)
12-7.30pm (last order) (This is the pre-opening hours. Hours will change once it opens officially.)
Tim Ho Wan Singapore Menu
Rating: 4.075/5 stars
Written by A. Nathanael Ho.