If you are a crab lover, you would no doubt have heard about Ga Hock’s salt baked crabs. I have been wanting to eat at Ga Hock for the longest time, but never managed to get down to it till now. I had always imagined the salt baked crab is like salt baked chicken where […]
Gu Ma Jia: It is really like eating at Aunty’s place
You can just imagine why Gu Ma Jia is called Gu Ma Jia (First Auntie’s House) right? Well, the story goes that Gu Ma has 5 brothers and 1 sister and is not only the eldest in the family but also happens to be the best cook. So the younger brothers and sisters often invite […]
Soon Heng Fish Head Curry: The origins of Curry Fish Head cont….
The restaurant is closed! In my previous post, I managed to establish that it was Gomez who started the whole Fish Head Curry craze in Singapore. But when did the Chinese catch on? Ah, that is a good question. It’s actually the best kind of question because I know the the answer. And the answer […]
Ok, maybe you might wonder if Fish Head Curry is indeed a Singaporean invention. It is said that Fish Head Curry is not found in India and that it was resulted as a fusion between the Chinese love for Fish Head and an Indian Curry King's incredible Fish Curry. The Malaysians of course will dispute that and claim that it is yet another dish that they invented that Singapore had stolen.
Penang Food Restaurant: A place to get your Assam Laksa and Penang Char Kway Teow fix
Assam Laksa $4 This year I want to focus a lot more on Cze Char stalls and in particular, Cze Char stalls which are dishing out more unusual and unique dishes. I actually want to start a new label called “Innovative Cze Char Dishes” and blog about dishes which our Cze Char chefs are experimenting […]
Ya Kwang Dai Pai Dong: A different Cze Char Experience
With smart, liverpool, iwatch_ueat,bashful hunter, bashfully hunted, fashionfoodie, pk Hong Shao Fish Head $18 (half) $30(whole) Ever since smart discovered Ya Kwang, he has been eating here almost every week with his family or his group of cronies. He’s commented on them so many times that I felt it was time to blog it again […]
Hooked on Heads: Hooked on everything else as well!
With ieatMama, iwatch_ueat, liverpool, PowerAunty and the PowerGang Fish Head Curry (whole) $30 Quite a few people have written to me about Hooked on Heads, but I never quite got round to it. However, last week a series of events happened that finally brought me to this restaurant. Firstly, my friend from church emailed me […]
Kok Sen Restaurant: Just how do you define Cze Char?
With Damien, iwatch_ueat, smart, liverpool and Tag Big Prawn Bee Hoon Soup $11.50 What’s the difference between a Cze Char and a Restaurant? Is it just because a Restaurant has air-con and a Cze Char does not? Or is it that the dishes are different? Perhaps it is the prices or service that is different? […]