Leslie and Lisa uncover hidden gems in Food Republic!
Mention “Food Republic” and most people would probably think about stalwarts like Sergeant Hainanese Chicken Rice or Li Xin Teochew Fishball Noodles. However, as I embarked on this Food Republic Food Trail with Lisa as part of their celebrations for winning “Brand of the Year” in the 2020-2021 World Branding Awards, I begin to realize […]
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 […]
New Lucky Claypot Rice: The thing about Claypots…..
Claypots. They are just not meant for hawkers to use. Have you ever notice what the hawkers do with their claypots? They always reinforce it with some kind of metal wire. Why? Because most of them are cracked. Most of the hawkers who sell Claypot rice tell me that they usually discard their Claypots after […]
Tong Chiang Claypot Restaurant: The Claypot Rice Is Just Bait
Review by Joao, Photos by ieat Sausage, Salted Fish and Chicken Claypot Rice ($6/$11/$16.50/$22) Before we begin,I want to caveat that I do not harbor some clandestine Hakka cuisine revival agenda. Hot on the heels of my last post on Mei Zhen Hakka Delicacies comes yet another post about Hakka food. Completely coincidental, as you […]
BBQ Live Prawns $8.50 for four The first time I came across the name “Le Chasseur”, I thought it was a French restaurant. Then when I found out that it was serving local cuisine, I thought it was some French way of saying “The Char Siew”. Then I found myself standing right in front of […]
Claypot Rice for three persons RM27 Actually it isn’t too difficult to have lunch in JB. All you need is about 2 hours to get across the causeway, have lunch and get back to Singapore. This was exactly what I did one Friday afternoon after my morning clinic. There are many great eats just waiting […]
With oil prices soaring, we should all turn to alternative fuel sources like charcoal for instance. That would be good news indeed except for one problem –NEA. Yes our friends at NEA will not allow this wonderful food enhancing fuel source in any of their hawker centres or coffeeshops, so we can only find them […]