22nd October 2013.
I was back at Goldleaf New Taiwanese Porridge Restaurant about a week ago with an artwork of their former location at Oxley Road. However, I was glad to finally discover photographs of Goldleaf Restaurant located at the former Oxley Chambers taken in 1982 from Lee Kip Lin’s collection at pictures.nl.sg. The photographs slightly differ from the 1971 painting of the restaurant on the back of the card but it was great to be able to see Goldleaf reconnecting to its past once again.
I got to try a few classics again such as their excellent 梅菜扣肉 and 菜脯卵. I particularly adore their Pork Belly with Preserved Vegetables (梅菜扣肉) even though I am not a fan of preserved vegetables. The Pork Belly for start was very tender and thoroughly soaked up the flavours of the soy-sauce based marinade. I will love to come back for this again.
I had a delicious plate of Stir-fried Green Beans (四季豆) to pair with my Sweet Potato Porridge.
The new items introduced by Goldleaf include the Sambal Seabass (参巴鲈鱼,18 SGD) which lacked the spicy punch and fragrance that I expect from a good sambal sauce.
My favourite new dish however is the Goldleaf Pork Ribs (金叶排骨,16 SGD) which was tasty and coated with a sweet-honey glaze with a sprinkle of white sesame seeds.
I really enjoyed my meal at Goldleaf New Taiwan Porridge Restaurant once again, the service here was excellent.
Goldleaf New Taiwan Porridge Restaurant
110 Amoy Street