Restaurant Review

Sweet meat, rich roe

The Teochew dish of Marinated Chilled Roe Crab and BBQ Squid are among the highlights at Shao

Shao in Frankel Avenue is not your usual Teochew restaurant. Opened about half a year ago, it defies several conventions.

It is tiny compared with other Teochew restaurants here, with an ambience one associates more with a Western cafe than a Chinese eatery. Small square tables are set up close to one another, with the option of joining them together for big groups.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on October 21, 2018, with the headline 'Sweet meat, rich roe'. Print Edition | Subscribe