Chai Wee Cuttlefish: Freshly made Pig Ear biscuits and Cuttlefish!
When was the last time you ate Pig Ear’s Biscuit? For me it must have been perhaps a year ago. But if I asked you what was the last time you actually went out and bought a pack of Pig Ear’s Biscuit to eat then I am sure that many of you might be staring […]
One of my fondest food memories as a kid is a particular Pau that my dad used to buy from Toa Payoh Lor 5. It was from a little pau stall run by an elderly Hainanese couple. My dad always called it “Hainang” sic pau. I am not sure if the stall actually had a […]
Only The Best: Get your autographed and numbered copy today!
Many thanks for your support! The pre-order copies have all been sold! Promo video of “Only The Best” shot at the Ultimate Hawker Fest Over 250 people have already placed their orders for the first 300 copies (autographed and numbered) of “Only The Best”! Many thanks to everyone for your support! If you are still […]
My New Book Only The Best!: Be the First to own an Autographed Copy!
Thanks for all support! All pre-order copies have sold out! I am very excited to announce that my latest book has just been sent off to the press! We are expecting delivery on 16th November and it should hit bookstores everywhere before December! We are also organizing a special Annual General Makan (AGM) Session on […]
When I asked Mr Teo, the Muah Chee man who is still making his dish by hand to take part in the Ultimate Hawker Fest, he told me that he will get back to me on it. I hadn’t heard from him after a month, so I thought that he wasn’t too keen to take […]
Only The Best: The Ieatishootipost Guide to Singapore’s Shiokest Hawker Food. Out in November!
I am just putting the finishing touches on my new book which is has my listing of all the best hawker stalls in Singapore together with nuggets of trivia about our Heritage cuisine! Plus, I have included my Durian guide so that you can have a photo reference of the common Durians that are available […]
I must admit that I am not a big fan of Mee Goreng. I have never been one as a kid and I have yet to find one that had made me change my mind. Ok, let me qualify that. I am talking about the Indian style Mee Goreng. There was a period of time […]
The End of Char Kway Teow is now available on Amazon!
The End of Char Kway Teow is now available on Amazon! Do let all your overseas friends know about it! Better still, send it to them as a gift! Oh and for those who already have the book and have enjoyed reading it, could you do me a big favour and write a review for […]
Abdhus Salam Rojak: The Indian Rojak Centre of Singapore!
The more senior readers amongst us will no doubt remember the Indian Rojak stalls that used to line Waterloo Street. I don’t think my dad ever brought me there to eat Indian Rojak, but I am sure that it must have been quite something for people to still talk about it so fondly! Another defunct […]
Note: The son of the original owner of this eatery has moved to the opposite side of the road. In its place is another eatery, still called Eng’s, but opened by the ex-partner. This article was written when there was only one Eng’s at 287 Tanjong Katong Road. Fans of Eng’s Wanton Mee would no […]
When Mr Lee Pi Duan arrived from Nan’an (Fujian Province) in 1928, he had no idea that one day his family will run a Prawn Noodle empire in Singapore. Ok, perhaps not an quite an empire, but the Lee family pretty much controls all the biggest prawn noodle restaurants in Singapore. I am quite sure […]
The End of Char Kway Teow Awarded 3rd Place in the inaugural Popular Readers’ Choice Awards!
We won 3rd place in the inaugural Popular Readers’ Choice Awards! Now “The End of Char Kway Teow” is officially an Award Winning Bestseller! Many thanks to al our readers for logging in to vote! I couldn’t have done it without your support! Praise God from whom all blessings flow! This is certainly something really […]