Dian Xiao Er @ Marina Square
En route to Waraku at Marina Square, we passed by Dian Xiao Er. I told LB about how much I love the Herbal Roast Duck at Dian Xiao Er and how its really tough to get a table unless you're early. Well, I guess we were pretty early so there were tables available and we were also eligible for the early bird discount of 15% off the a-la carte menu. I suppose you can call this destiny? Ha ha! Ok, I admit, we succumbed to temptation. LB gave in to her curiosity to taste the roast duck that I was raving about and I gave in to my greed. A healthy Japanese meal suddenly didn't seem so appealing especially when faced with a row of glistening roast ducks hanging in the window, the waitress beckoned & so we entered the restaurant.
We started with some Lotus Root Soup followed by Ma Po Tofu. The lotus root soup was pretty tasty as the chef certainly didn't scrimp on the ingredients. It's not the best I've ever had (that honour belongs to my mum who makes the best lotus root soup) but its definitely pretty good. The Ma Po Tofu here is quite tasty but not spicy enough for my liking. I am a great lover of spices and prefer eating Ma Po Tofu which numbs my tongue. It's an invigorating massage for your taste buds, so you should try it sometime.