Geylang Lor 9 Beef Kway Teow: Still hits the spot!
With iwatch_ueat and carnineviand $5 – smallest portion you can get This Hor Fun has a special place in my heart. I first laid tongue (and eyes) on it over 10 years ago when I was still a Medical Officer working in the General Surgery unit at Changi General Hospital. I remember it was one […]
Zhen Shan Mei Claypot Laksa: Thick and Rich for those with Strong Stomachs!
With Bashful Hunter, Tag, carnineviand, iwatch_ueat and liverpool So this is the famous Depot Road Laksa! I can see why people rave about it so much. This is a “no holds barred, gimme your best shot” kind of laksa that would infuriate the people over at the Health Promotion Board. The day this laksa gets […]
Sin Huat Seafood Restaurant: Inside the Mind of a Food Nazi
With Amagada Crab Bee Hoon $63 One big crab I finally plucked up the courage to visit Sin Huat Seafood Restaurant! It was an appointment with inevitability. How can any self-professed foodie not visit this infamous restaurant at least once in his lifetime? For those of you who don’t know of its infamy, let me […]
328 Katong Laksa: Hits you right there! Yeah! Yeah! Yeah!
As you know, nothing quite hits that spot like a good bowl of laksa. In fact, if there is a Umami scale, Laksa should rank 9/10 while hospital porridge specially ordered for a hypertensive, diabetic, heart bypass patient would rank 1/10. And when it comes to Peranakan style or more specifically “Katong Laksa” style Laksa, […]
Putu Piring 3 for $1 Do you remember the old Singapore Wonderland? I remember the small rollercoaster with the head of a lion in front of it. That coaster, together with Van Kleef aquarium (ie National Theatre) were iconic of Singapore in the 70’s (for a 6 year old boy at least). I can still […]
Jalan Sultan Prawn Mee: The Second member of the Prawn Mee Trinity
In my blog on the Joo Chiat Prawn Mee, I mentioned that the original Beach Road Prawn Mee had spawn 3 stalls all serving Prawn Mee of similar taste. This one is owned by one of the grandsons. I have eaten at all three stalls and find that their soup version is better than the […]
chilled Hokkaido scallops with yuzu soya vinaigrette My wife always raved about the Lobster Noodles that she ate in London and claimed that there is nowhere else in the world with better Lobster Noodles. Just when I was wallowing in self-pity about the fact that there is no opportunity in the foreseeable future for me […]
Shown here with fried chicken instead of the usual curry chicken There were 3 rows of Indian/Malay Muslim stalls, and each row having at least 3 stalls selling Briyani. Yet only this stall had a long queue. Ohhh, I am excited, the Briyani must be as good many people claimed it to be. But alas, […]
Hillstreet Tai Hwa Pork Noodles: Everybody Queue up!
Updated 30 Aug 2018 This is perhaps one of the most famous Bak Chor Mee in Singapore. It’s gotten even more famous after they were the first hawkers to ever get awarded a Michelin Star in 2016! The name Tai Hua is almost synoymous with Bak Chor Mee. After all, they have been around for […]
Tian Tian Chicken Rice: The chilli man, its the chilli Maxwell Food Centre Part 1 of 8
When you are as famous as Tian Tian Chicken Rice, you are bound to attract controvesy. Oh yes, when you are so famous that the name Tian Tian is synonymous with Maxwell Food Centre, arguably one of the greatest Food Centres in Singapore, AND, you are the one Chicken Rice that Anthony Bourdain tasted when […]
Hoo Kee Rice Dumplings: Great Bak Changs! Amoy Street Food Centre 4 of 5
Don’t play play, OK? (Don’t take it lightly) The sign in front of this shop proclaims that you should call up to reserve your Bak Chang if you want to avoid dissappointment! Phwa, some forummers (tiantianchi) even claim that this store IS the icon for Amoy Street Food Centre! Others (superfinefeline) proclaim it their most […]
Hong Kee Beef Noodle Amoy Street Food Centre Part 1 of 5
Yet another famous Beef Noodle Place! This hawker has been selling beef noodles for 48 years since his father’s time. They are so established they have a newspaper clipping from 23 years ago! The original stall was at Kock Street which then moved to Cuppage Centre. For the readers who still remember the Beef Kway […]