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Cafebiz @ Hotel Jen Tanglin

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As much as my resolution at the start of the year was not to overeat, I seem to be clocking in ridiculous rounds of buffets. This was consumed sometime in October hence there was a showcase of their festive menu already.

Once known as Trader's Hotel is now known as Hotel Jen, apart from the logo and management change, Cafebiz remained largely the same. 


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The usual local roasts greeted me in full glory - the pork, chicken and duck. A pity we do not have goose around otherwise, it would have been the happiest day of my life.

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Spotting local herbs in stone bowls like these always get me excited.

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Can you guess the local delight they are cooking up a storm on?

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The first signs of christmas usually starts with ham!

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The poor tuna was already mangled by the time I made it to dinner. It is not often that a full tuna gets placed on the buffet table for consumption.

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In its full gore-y.

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I spy more local delights with the national favourite pandan chiffon.

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More of the sweet treats available!

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Fruits for a dose of vitamin c after all the pigging out.

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Make my own miso soup with a ton of ingredients.

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I usually head for potato salad and smoked salmon from the cold cuts bar!

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A reasonably hearty pumpkin soup topped with croutons.

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More and more buffets are adding Indian cuisine into their buffet lines and I am surprised that I can get very decent indian fare. Here's a smorgasboard of a few of the signature indian delights - prata, curries and bismati rice.


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Rockets were available at the salad corner, quite a rare sight since romaine lettuce are the common ingredients.

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Going local with satay, oyster egg and kueh pie tee!

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There was also roast pork complete with condiments.

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If Asian does not appeal to the palette, there are roasts like honey baked ham and roast beef.

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I would recommend saving some space for their laksa made on the spot, my version includes heaps of beancurd skin, fishcake and a ton of belachan for that spicy kick.

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One main feature of their buffet is the machine that seals drinks - perfect for taking away juices! Now, if only they had bubble tea too.

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Slurp!

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Also available at their dessert table is a number of local delights - muah chee, kueh, pandan chiffon and durian penyat.

As a diner who had been to buffets before and after the rebranding, there is not much of a noticeable difference in terms of food quality or service standards. Cafebiz is still a cosy place to hang out over a hearty meal, plus there are attractive credit card promotions ongoing every now and then.

Cafebiz
Hotel Jen

A foodie born to eat, shop and travel. Forced to work.

1 comment:

  1. Great post! Check out our staycation at Hotel Jen Tanglin Singapore here!

    Happy Travels Everyone!

    Tom,
    2bearbear.com

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