black pepper crab
Isn’t it always the same with holidays? They seem like eons away, and you count and you sleep and you count sleeps, and after longer than eternity times infinity, they finally arrive! And then you go, and before you know it, it’s over. GAH. I hate post holiday blues. I know it was only four days, but four days was enough for me to relax, forget about work and… gain a couple of kilos.
The kilo-gaining started on Friday evening, about two hours after we arrived. My fabulous colleagues booked us into Long Beach at Dempsey, an eating-drinking entertainment complex in town. She’d already ordered when we arrived so I just sat back, relaxed and enjoyed the seafood extravaganza ride…
garlic pepper prawns
kangkung (morning glory) with belachan (chilli paste)
I love my chilli crabs. LOVE. And though Long Beach is more famous for their black pepper crab, I’d still side with chilli crabs any day, especially when it comes with gallons of gloopy delicious gravy and fried man tau (bread) to scoop it all up with!
crispy baby squid
bean curd with fish floss
black glutinous rice with ice cream
Everything, even the bean curd, was absolutely delicious. I’m not surprised given that Long Beach supposedly serves the “best” seafood in Singapore, even voted by the locals. After dinner at Long Beach, wander over to Red Dot Brewhouse just next door, with a fantastic micro-brewery onsite and an amazing outdoor beer garden, lit up by magical lanterns scattered throughout the trees.
I had a great night with the girls from our Singapore office. And I think we had a little too much fun with a polaroid camera 🙂
Long Beach at Dempsey
25 Dempsey Road,
+65 6323 2222