Chef Kang Noodle House: Michelin Star Chef Wanton Mee
A Bib Gourmand eatery 2019 What can you expect when a Michelin star chef makes a humble dish like wanton mee? Well, you would expect that every component of the dish to be meticulously sourced and prepared. The noodles, for instance, are specially imported from Hong Kong. They are full egg noodles with very little […]
I just realized that I hardly know anything about Malay food. Sure, I am familiar with nasi lemak and there are several dishes at the nasi padang stall which I order regularly, but my knowledge of the history of our local Malay food is barely at the pre-school level. I met some Malay friends recently and had a very interesting conversation with them which sparked a new found interest in Malay cuisine.
The Coconut Club: Nasi Lemak, Cendol, Otah and other Coconut dishes!
You would be forgiven if you thought that The Coconut Club was some sort of beach bar serving piña coladas, but nooooo..., the reason it's called "The Coconut Club" is far more prosaic. They called it "The Coconut Club" simply because the owners were nuts over coconuts!
Congratulations to Sik Bao Sin (Desmond’s Creation) for making the 2018 Michelin Bib Gourmand selection list! If you have been to Sik Wai Sin recently and felt the the food tasted a little different, there is a good reason for it. Desmond, one of the two brothers who used o helm the wok over at […]
Fu Ming Carrot Cake: It don’t matter if it’s black or white
A Bib Gourmand Eatery 2019 I have been a little bit crazy over carrot cake lately and have been on a quest to create the ultimate carrot cake at home. I have tried several different recipes and I am just about finished with a recipe which I will blog about soon. Before you can try […]
Lian He Ben Ji Claypot Rice: AKA Three Sister’s Claypot Rice
Congratulations to Lian He Ben Ji Claypot Rice for making the 2018 Michelin Bib Gourmand Selection list! I have been wanting to try Lian He Ben Ji Claypot Rice for the longest time! When you mention Claypot Rice at Smith Street Food Centre, most foodies would immediately point you to this particular stall. What? You […]
Outram Park Fried Kway Teow Mee: Is this really the Best in Singapore?
Congratulations to Outram Park Char Kway Teow for making the 2018 Michelin Bib Gourmand selection list! Outram Park Char Kway Teow ranks up there amongst the top five Char Kway Teows in Singapore in most people’s books, except mine because when I last reviewed them back in 2007, I really wasn’t overly impressed. However over […]
Rolina Curry Puffs: What did Grandpa and Grandma do after they ran away together?
Congratulations to Rolina Curry Puffs (@Tanjong Pagar Plaza Food Centre) for making the 2018 Michelin Bib Gourmand Selection list! Here’s a little story that will put a smile on your face. See the couple in the photo? They are Mr and Mrs Tham who run this little stall in Serangoon Gardens Food Centre called Rolina. […]
Guan Kee Char Kway Teow: Longest Char Kway Teow queue I have seen
A Bib Gourmand Eatery 2019 Char Kway Teow $2.50 There still exist a generation of Singaporeans who continue to exemplify the spirit of our founding fathers of hard work and dedication to even the most menial of tasks. Just take the Char Kway Teow Uncle at Guan Kee for example. I was at Ghim Moh […]
Heng Carrot Cake: Something in Newton Food Centre worth going for
With Cactuskit, Wahcow and Sumosumo Congratulations to Heng Carrot Cake for making the Michelin Bib Gourmand 2018 Selection list! Judging from the comments so far, it is quite clear that many of our readers regard Newton Food Centre as a place for tourists which was my perception as well. However, I must say that Newton […]
Lao Fu Zi Fried Kway Teow: Remember the old comic strip?
Congratulations Lao Fu Zi Fried Kway Teow for making the 2018 Michelin Bib Gourmand selection list! I wonder how many Gen Y readers know who Lao Fu Zi is? I haven’t come across a Lao Fu Zi comic strip for years, so I don’t know if they are still as popular today. When I was […]