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More of that Caribbean feeling.

imageI wanted to try out ‘Lime House’ since I had heard about it mainly because I didn’t have much of a clue what real Caribbean food actually is and so today I met two friends down here for an early lunch.

It turned out we didn’t pick the best of days as they just had a big party the night before and ran out of the ‘Crab & Callaloo‘ (Crabmeat Dumplings) and the ‘Curry Goat‘ which I initially wanted to order but after a quick brainstorm shuffle I had my choices switched around and ended up having the ‘Red Snapper Eskovitch‘ as main. The extra thick fillet of fish had a nice curry like crust and was still perfectly moist and soft. The coconut cream was overly rich and creamy and the pickled vegetables even though a refreshing contrast seemed a bit out of place but in a nutshell it was still a tasty dish.

imageAs side I tried the ‘Fried Plantain‘, a cooking type of banana, that I really liked actually. It was slightly sweet, like caramelised and had a great firm bite, pretty starchy and oily but an awesome change for a side. The ‘Caribbean Fish Cakes‘ were also super tasty, very small but delicious.

‘Lime House’ is nice, nestled in between with the other shop houses on Jiak Chuan, using turquoise colours for that slight Caribbean feeling and serving up some things different. The food is tasty but nothing I’d necessarily crave for, however that ‘Curry Goat‘ has made me curious enough to come back soon and give it another shot.

Lime House
2 Jiak Chuan Road
Singapore 089260
Tel: +65 6223 3130
http://www.limehouse.asia/

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Meatboxing.

imageIt was Saturday and my mates and I didn’t really know what to better do with our time than making the “long” way out to old Turf City – The Grandstand – and try out The Sea Salt Caribbean Deli’ that I had spotted in Pasarbella during my last visit.

I had their ‘Yaroa‘ a large triple meat box which comes including some roasted chicken, pulled pork, beef roast and a starchy side, in my case some rice and beans. The chicken actually looked a bit weird with some red parts around the bones but was succulent and tender tasty. The beef tasted great and had been rubbed with a sourish grain mustard all around. Unfortunately it was also quite cold and had some pretty stringy parts, that were in it for the long chew. My favorite thing in this box was the pulled pork, slow cooked and overly moist, sitting in it’s own natural juices and even something unexciting like the rice and beans was delicious as well.

‘Sea Salt Deli’ is just a stand in a market hall but has some really nice and great quality food options to offer and even though it took a lot of self control not going to ‘Omakase Burger‘ instead I was glad we tried this and will probably return to get a grub on their deliciously looking ‘Pulled Pork Sandwich‘, which my other friend had.

Sea Salt Caribbean Deli
200 Turf Club Road
#02-40/40K Pasar Bella
The Grandstand
Singapore 287994
Tel: +65 9767 8313