Bak Chor Mee Soup $3.50 While I was on my Ramen Rampage, I couldn’t help but think that Ramen is after all a bowl of noodle soup and that there must be a local version of the noodle soup that can give you the same shiokness but for a fraction of the price. So I […]
Seng Huat Bak Chor Mee: Bak Chor Mee round the clock!
Bak Chor Mee (with extra mushrooms) $4 There is no shortage of good Bak Chor Mee stalls in Singapore. It ranks right up there alongside Chicken Rice in terms of popularity and the number of good stalls around. But it is something not many tourists come to Singapore seeking to eat. I can’t really figure […]
If you ask around for Mee Pok recommendations, someone might just mention the one at Jalan Datoh. Yes, this is one of those quite famous stalls that have their band of supporters who have been eating there for years! Our friend Damien has been eating this Mee Pok since he was a knee biter and […]
Ah Guan Mee Pok: Mee Pok Tar for the New Generation
Mee Pok Tar Jia Liao (Mee Pok with extra ingredients) $5 It is good to know that some of our enterprising hawkers have taken on the Japanese Ramen concept and brought our own Mee Pok Tar to the next level. The idea of taking an “old signboard” and converting it to a standalone restaurant is […]
Hui Ji Fishball Noodles and Yong Tau Foo: Best bowl of noodles this year!
Damien has been one of my most trusted makan kakis since the early days of the blog. He is one of the few people I know who is a second generation foodie. I believe he was weaned onto pureed Hokkien Mee from Geylang Lor 29 even before he could say the words “Hokkien Mee”. There […]
Teochew Street Mushroom Minced Meat Noodle: A Most Elaborate Mee Pok Tah
Mee Pok Tar with the Works $4 I have alluded many times to the fact that us Teochews are really very fussy about the freshness. It is part and parcel of the cultural trait of being Teochew that everything must be “Chnee Chnee” (Fresh).
Lau Sim Shredded Chicken Noodles: You are only allowed a maximum of 7 giaos!
This stall is closed Shredded Chicken Noodles with Fish Dumplings (Her Giao) There is a popular saying amongst the Hokkiens that Teochews are very “Hao Lian” (Proud). Well, when you meet a hawker like the Mr Sim, you can’t help but agree that there is some element of truth in it. Having blogged so many […]
Joo Heng Bak Chor Mee: Why is Bak Chor Mee so underated?
Bak Chor Mee is such an underrated Singapore dish. When we conducted our polls last year, Bak Chor Mee was the third most favourite Singaporean hawker dish after Hokkien Mee and Chicken Rice. But, if you have a friend from overseas coming to Singapore, how many of us would think about bringing him to eat […]
Just a quick post to let you all know that my favourite Bak Chor Mee place which used to open till 4pm has now extended their opening time till 10pm. The famous “clop clop” man who throws the bowls and makes a lot of noise when he cooks the noodles is now doing the evening […]
With my Teochew Ah Di, WahcowMee Pok Tah $3 Here’s another one of those stalls that you better be quick to taste because the original hawker is already past 72 and even though he still looks like a “Lao Yankee”, and behaves like one, he himself admits that at most he has 10 years of […]
Battle of the Bak Chor Mees at Fengshan Food Centre
With Cactuskit and ToothFairy No. 7’s Bak Chor Mee Ok, many people know about this two Bak Chor Mees at Fengshan Food Centre. But which one is better? Before we set out to answer that question, another interesting thing of note is that when we talk about Bak Chor Mee, most people refer to the […]
Lau Pa Sat Fishball Minced Meat Noodle: Go Go Bak Chor Mee
I am amazed to see just how popular Bak Chor Mee is amongst Singaporeans! Our current “Favourite Hawker Dish” poll shows a very close fight between Bak Chor Mee and Chicken Rice for 2nd and 3rd positions. At this stage, Hokkien Mee seems to be the firm favourite unless a whole clan of Chicken Rice […]