Restaurateur Tse Wei Lim has his own version of Singapore’s unofficial national dish

Restaurateur Tse Wei Lim of Cambridge.
Restaurateur Tse Wei Lim of Cambridge.handout

Almost every family in Singapore has a version of Hainanese Chicken Rice, a dish of gingery poultry with aromatic jasmine rice, the country’s unofficial national dish made popular by its Chinese immigrants.

Restaurateur Tse Wei Lim of Cambridge, whose family settled in Singapore from the city of Chaozhou in eastern China, has his own interpretation of the specialty. Lim came to the United States in 1998 to go to Harvard. While he was here, he was wowed by the seasonality of food, a stark contrast to urban Singapore, an island nation in Southeast

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Cleveland restaurateur Ben Bebenroth launching unique multi-concept eatery

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Ben Bebenroth is a thoughtful guy. For the restaurateur who formerly owned the acclaimed Spice Kitchen + Bar in Cleveland’s Detroit Shoreway neighborhood, a restaurant should not be simply any old business venture. It should have a sense of responsibility. So it’s no surprise to learn he has spent months planning his latest concept – Keep The Change Kitchen Collective – which will open in March.

Bebenroth is partnering with Jonathan Bennett on the venture, a multi-cuisine takeout restaurant that will be located half a block from his former space, at a newly constructed state-of-the-art production kitchen

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