Meet Andre Chiang, the celebrity chef who gave up his Michelin stars in Singapore and moved back to Taiwan to train the next generation of chefs

Chef Andre Chiang laughing in the kitchen of his Singapore restaurant

Chiang in the kitchen of Restaurant Andre. Courtesy Netflix

  • André Chiang is the only Chinese-born chef listed in the World’s Best 50 Restaurants.

  • His Netflix film, “André and His Olive Tree,” is the top-grossing documentary in Taiwan for 2021.

  • He’s now devoting himself to shaping the next generation of young chefs in Taiwan.

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At Restaurant André in Singapore, nothing was left to chance, and nothing was out of place.

The menus were hardback novels inscribed with Chef Chiang’s sketches. Chairs were placed at a perfect 45-degree angle to the table. Dishes were presented in line with Chiang’s trademark Octaphilosophy and represented his chosen eight elements of food: texture, memory, pure, terroir, unique, salt, south, and artisan. Food lovers from as far away as Germany and Brazil would fly to Singapore for a taste of Restaurant André’s S$450 ($333) degustation menu.

In the

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hard not to make comparisons with The Brewing Ground

Replated potted salad (PHOTO: Zat Astha/Yahoo Lifestyle SEA)

Replated potted salad (PHOTO: Zat Astha/Yahoo Lifestyle SEA)

SINGAPORE — HotChic2 joins the happy bevy of restaurant openings in 2021; post-pandemic, optimism in their heart, and hope by the balls of their feet. I understand the ambition, but I can’t wrap my head around why HotChic2 chose the ungodly location of The Grandstand for a premiere outpost.

Half my lunch here was spent discussing its clientele. Office workers? We’re in the middle of Bukit Timah, where work is a leisurely tea by the balcony. Families? On weekends, sure. But on weekdays? Honey, even the rich have to get an education. 

The Grandstand is, for all intents and purposes, destination dining wrapped in an infrastructure that’s old, dated, and in desperate need of sprucing up.

HotChic2 Ceviche (PHOTO: Zat Astha/Yahoo Lifestyle SEA)

HotChic2 Ceviche (PHOTO: Zat Astha/Yahoo Lifestyle SEA)

The space is ripe for food influencers who only take beautiful food shots with a brief review that hardly

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What’s the Difference Between These Noodle Dishes?

While some American Chinese food menus consider chow mein and lo mein synonymous, they’re two distinct foods, thanks to their cooking methods. Here’s how to differentiate between the popular dishes the next time you want to enjoy a plate of savory, slurpable noodles.

Chow mein vs. lo mein: What is the difference?

Both of these noodle dishes are Chinese in origin and made with egg noodles (plus a combination of vegetables and sometimes meat or seafood), but their similarities stop there. Chow mein, or chāu-mèn, translates to stir-fried noodles. Lo mein, lāo miàn, means stirred noodles. So, the biggest difference is in how they’re cooked.

What type of noodles are used in each dish?

Chow mein and lo mein are both made with egg noodles, which contain wheat flour and eggs, just like Italian pasta. Lo mein is best made with fresh noodles, and chow mein can be

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Chinese Meals Recipes

Food & Cooking,Best Diet,Best Restaurants,chinese food menu,Recipes foodAdd comma separated list of elements to include in recipe. For example, if you already know of or have heard of a specific beef dish you need to order, you’ll be able to look for it below the ‘beef dishes’ record and either present the waiter in your device or say it to him. Pronunciations are additionally included. The menus beneath have the names of dishes written in English and Chinese characters. Gayot, Alain (2010). “Maritime Morsels: Recent Abalone in California” Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life. The Meals Paper. Archived from the unique on 19 August 2014. Retrieved 16 August 2014.

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