Hoongy ! •
04 Jul 2011 • 1973 reviews • 260 followers
Located at Hotel Fort Canning, this beautiful enclave made of glass overlooks the luscious surroundings of greenery that one finds in the countryside despite being so closed to town.
At a recent tasting, I had the chance to try some of their specialties.
The Mixed Seafood Pie Tee was a flavourful opening treat consisting of shrimps and scallops stuffed into the little "pie tee" shell.
I also tried the Crispy Beancurd with Raw Mango Salad which I found to be a little too zesty.
From the main course I tried the Laksa, which had a very strong coconut flavour to the dish but was filled with generous portions of chicken and fish cake.
An interesting rendition of a local delight though had to be the Fried Mee Siam with Boston Lobster. The mee siam is deep fried and so is the bouncy piece of half lobster that comes with it.
For desserts, I tried the overpoweringly sweet Bubur Cha Cha and I would recommend going for the Tau Suan, which has a more balanced flavour.
What sells at The Glass House is more of the ambience. It is hard to find such a setting in Singapore. With fashionably designed hotel rooms, it makes a perfect excuse for a staycation.