Tian Shui Chicken Rice: These feet are made for walkin’
Actually Singaporeans are pretty tame when it comes to food. I was asked about what type of food would be most interesting to feature on Andrew Zimmerman’s Bizarre foods when he came to Singapore and could only suggest things like Soup Tulang, Frog Porridge and chicken feet. It is nothing compared to the wierd and […]
Nan Heng Hainanese Chicken Rice: Mom and Pop Chicken Rice
Unlike Char Kway Teow, Chicken Rice is one dish that will continue to prosper. There is by far many more good Chicken Rice stalls in Singapore than any other hawker dish. This is probably because the dish appeals to people from all ages, from kids to senior folk and because of its ability to be […]
130 Dempsey: Hainanese Steamboat the way Moma used to cook!
This place has closed Steamboat Buffet $18 nett What kind of restaurant will you get when you put two crazy foodies together with an Al Fresco Bar at Dempsey Road? The kind of restaurant I like, that’s what. [email protected] is the kind of place where foodies like myself would imagine running. Just get a hole-in-the-wall […]
Tian Tian Chicken Rice: Voted Best Chicken Rice by ieatishootipost readers
Half Chicken $14 Our recent polls showed that most of our readers consider Tian Tian Chicken Rice to be the best Chicken Rice in Singapore. Coincidentally, Tian Tian has also just expanded from a humble hawker stall in Maxwell Road into a full fledged restaurant in Joo Chiat. So it is only right that I […]
Tong Fong Fatt: Chicken Rice for the New Generation
Half Chicken $9 One of the big differences between the Chicken Rice of old and the modern day Chicken Rice is the sauce that they douse over the chicken. Some places like Yet Con still persists in traditional Hainanese Style Chicken Rice where the chicken is served without a sauce. This is the way my […]
The Polls for the Best of the Best Chicken Rice is Open!
Thanks to all who wrote in to nominate their favourite Chicken Rice! After tabulating the nominations, may I present to you the top ten: 1. Tian Tian Chicken Rice2. Boon Tong Kee Chicken Rice3. Wee Nam Kee Chicken Rice4. Pow Sing Restaurant5. Heng Ji Chicken Rice6. Five Star Chicken Rice7. Tong Fong Fatt Chicken Rice8. […]
Best of the Best Chicken Rice! The Nomination round is open!
The nomination round for the Best of the Best Chicken Rice in Singapore is opened! This one is going to be a tough one I think, but we will try to see if there is one Chicken Rice in Singapore which has taken over the throne from the legendary Swee Kee Chicken Rice. There are […]
Sin Kee Chicken Rice: The Original one from Margaret Drive?
This stall is closed It is time to settle the issue of the Chicken Rice at Margaret Drive Hawker Centre which has been a subject of much confusion. When I blogged about Xin Ji Chicken Rice years ago, many readers have written in to tell me there the chicken rice stall there was not the […]
Fook Seng Goldenhill Chicken Rice: It’s still too hard to say who is the best!
Even since Swee Kee closed, no one has been able to claim the throne which the legendary king of chicken rice occupied. The competition is however very keen and there are several who are jostling for top spot.The fact is that there are many many good chicken rice places in Singapore as the technique of […]
Heng Ji Chicken Rice: I waited three years to eat this Chicken Rice!
Well here is another stall that I waited three years to eat. When I started the blog, Smith Street Food Centre had shifted to its temporary premises at Outram and Heng Ji decided to take a break rather than shift there. So the blog post for this very famous Chicken Rice was put on hold […]
The famous Chatterbox Chicken Rice $22 There are several dishes which Singapore is famous for and Chatterbox Chicken Rice is one of them. When I say famous, I mean really famous, like Singapore Sling famous or Merlion famous. You know, famous until it gets into every tourist guide, famous. But like many famous things in […]
OK, the current score is Singapore 2, Penang 1. We are going to compare three more dishes in this post. The first one is the Char Siew and Sio Bak. When it comes to Char Siew, there is one undisputed champion of Char Siew and Sio Bak in Penang and that is the one at […]