Seng Heng Chicken Rice: My Lunch with Dr Tan Cheng Bock
Roast Chicken (half) $12 You are probably wondering why I am writing about having lunch with Dr Tan Cheng Bock. Well the answer is very simple. Firstly, his wife, Cecilia Tan happens to be the Chairman of MHCAsia, the patron of our School Building Projects in Sandakan, Sabah. In fact, I travelled with her on […]
Quentins Eurasian Restaurant: Singapore’s least understood cuisine!
Oxtail Devil’s Curry $18.80You probably know a few Eurasians right? You know, they are the ones with surnames like Pereira, Gomes, De Silva, Olivero, Xavier etc. You hear many of them on radio, especially if you tune into 938live. The Eurasians control the radio waves of Singapore and many of them are also on TV. […]
Chin Huat: Live Seafood: There’s more to Seafood than just Sri Lankan Crabs!
Live US Geoduck (pronounced “Gweeduck”) special promo price $98 each Geoduck is one of the most commonly mispronounced seafood in Singapore. This giant clam which is found in the waters of Canada is actually pronounced “Gweeduck” and has nothing to do with a duck. The Chinese call it a 象拔蚌, lit elephant trunk clam which […]
Learning how to eat Sushi with Sushi Master Chef Nogawa
With my new found fascination for sushi and sashimi, I was determined to learn at least the fundamentals of sushi etiquette. One of the things that I commonly see people do in Singapore is to mix the wasabi with the soy sauce and dip the whole sushi in it. This is really not the right […]
Chako Japanese Restaurant: Want to taste real Japanese food?
This stall is closedOden set meal $19 Japanese cuisine has really taken off in Singapore in a very big way and that means that you can find Japanese food almost everywhere nowadays. That is the good thing. The bad thing is that a lot of the Japanese food that we eat really comes out of […]
In my post on Kway Guan Huat Poh Piah, I mentioned that this is one of the stalls that our President frequents. You might have noticed that I also created a new label called “President’s Picks” which showcases some food that President Nathan likes to eat. So, aside from Kway Guat Huat, I also know […]
If you are a Poh Piah lover, then you really have no excuse if you have not been to Kway Guan Huat. Not only is this eatery a part of the Singapore food heritage, the Poh Piah here is quite simply, darn shiok. At last, a Poh Piah that made it into the "Really Must Try" list.
Hilmi Sarabat Stall: Ah The President’s Teh Tarik… At last!
Do you still remember my last post on our President’s Teh Tarik? Well, I thought I would never have a chance to drink of the Presidential Brew since the “Michael Bolton” and I both share the same working shifts. But yesterday was my lucky day! I happened to be down at Marine Parade Food Centre […]
Want to drink the Presidential Teh Tarik? Hop down to Marine Parade Food Centre and look for this Sarabat store and you too can feel like the President…..at least for 10 minutes. Of course the President does not come down to the stall himself to drink the Teh Tarik. That would mean a lot of […]
Wah Kee Big Prawn Noodles: Ladies and Gentlemen, We have a Winner!
With smart, PK and ColdStorage Prawn Mee Soup with XL Prawns $8 I think I have found the preeminent prawn mee at last. Up till now, I have found that most of the top rated stalls were just as good as each other and have been having difficulty proclaiming one to be my favourite. That […]