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Tuan Yuan - The New Bak Kut Teh In The House

Welcoming the new player in the bak kut teh heat is 团缘 or Tuan Yuan. 
Located right in the midst of the peaceful yet centralized neighbourhood in Tiong Bahru, Tuan Yuan caters to both the residents as well as the adventurous foodies. So how did the name 团缘 came about? We hear from the boss of the restaurant that it actually has several meanings behind it. One of which would be that he wish to bring families together to enjoy a sumptuous meal, whereas the other is because its current location is where the family used to stay many years back. This brings back fond memories of my childhood as well, since I grew up in Kim Tian Road. 
I can sense your eagerness to read on hence, enough of the history and let's get down to the main reason why you're reading this. The Food Critic! 
The parents of the boss is actually the founders of Outram Park Ya Hua Rou Gu Cha at PSA Tanjong Pagar (7 Keppel Road). Remember those times where I'd just have to walk across my office for some hot peppe…