Jing Hua Eating House

Tucked away in a shophouse in the Tanjong Pagar area is this family-run Shanghainese restaurant. Owner Han Min Juan and his wife Pang Kwee Foon have been serving their family recipes to the greedy public for over 17 years—Han’s dumplings are so delicious they don’t even need to be eaten with the usual vinegar and other additions. Han recommends everything on his small menu—we were especially taken with the boiled and fried mixed seafood and pork dumplings (both $7) and the red bean pancake ($9)—all of which were delicious. Definitely worth the wait for a table.

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