Finding Peace On Macpherson Road

Braised Pork Belly In Pumpkin

Whenever we have a dinner at the Wo Peng Eatery on Macpherson Road I am reminded of the quote on Champagne by Madame Lilly Bollinger:

“I drink it when I am happy and when I am sad. Sometimes I drink it when I am alone. When I have company, I consider it obligatory. I trifle with it if I am not hungry, and drink it when I am. Otherwise I never touch it – unless I am thirsty.”

Wo Peng has become the favorite restaurant for many people for all occasions.

It all started when someone spotted this restaurant on Macpherson Road and after some quick dissemination, a makankaki dinner was quickly organized. It so happened that over the weekend, Wong Ah Yoke’s review of the place came out in the Sunday papers.


Personally, I’ve found Wong Ah Yoke’s reviews of Cantonese restaurants to be pretty reliable, so I felt we were in for a treat.

Anyway, after an interesting first dinner there, the rest, you might say, is history.


For the record, that shirt was Salmon Orange. Alan Lim’s recent photographic tips in the newspapers, especially the part on White Balancing, should be taken seriously.

Someone posted on the Makasutra Forum that Chef Julian’s version of a dish may be better than the one served by a famous restaurant. Lo and behold, we saw the Chef of that famous restaurant at Wo Peng the very week, seated in a tight corner having dinner.


Anyway, we’ve been there a few times now and I must say that the food keeps getting better as the restaurant finds its groove. This is why we’ve decided to go with Wo Peng Eatery for a special dinner that we’ve planned for more than a year.

Details served up soon, in stunning digital format, at a blog near you.


Posted on 21st Aug 2008 in Cantonese, Makankaki


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TTC commented on August 22, 2008 at 3:50 pm

Madame Lilly Bollinger erh? Not a bad idea. 🙂


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