Penang Food Trial 3: The Iconic Penang Hawker Dishes!
Everyone talks about Penang Laksa. You either love it or hate it. But it is one of those things you have to try when you are in Penang and one of the most famous stalls is the one at Ayer Itam market which is just at the base of the trial to Kek Lok Si […]
Katong Laksa: Will the Original Katong Laksa please stand up?
Address updated 18 Mar 2019 There is Laksa and then there is “Katong” Laksa. I think most Singaporeans will immediately understand that “Katong” Laksa, refers to the style of Nonya Laksa that is eaten with just the spoon, and the most well known place to eat this is at the stalls around the junction of […]
Famous Sungei Road Trishaw Laksa: A very different Mee Siam!
Damien has put his head on the chopping board yet again when he recommended the mee siam from this particular stall. He told me that the Mee Siam here is “Damn Shiok leh” and it’s a definite “must try”. I was a little confused when I saw the stall because their signboard said “Sungei Road […]
Zhen Shan Mei Claypot Laksa: Thick and Rich for those with Strong Stomachs!
With Bashful Hunter, Tag, carnineviand, iwatch_ueat and liverpool So this is the famous Depot Road Laksa! I can see why people rave about it so much. This is a “no holds barred, gimme your best shot” kind of laksa that would infuriate the people over at the Health Promotion Board. The day this laksa gets […]
If you still want to eat laksa that is cooked with charcoal fire, you better hurry down to this Sungei Road Laksa before it goes the way of the Dodo! This is probably one of the last few places where you can still see the traditional aluminium pot resting on top of a charcoal fire! […]
If you have problems viewing the video, please click here You’ve got a Friend (Ode to Laksa)Sung to the tune of “You’ve got a Friend” by James Taylor/Carole King When you feel that something’s missin’,Some imbalance deep inside, And your tongue has got that cravinyou just can’t hide….. You’re trying hard to study,Your exams are […]
328 Katong Laksa: Hits you right there! Yeah! Yeah! Yeah!
As you know, nothing quite hits that spot like a good bowl of laksa. In fact, if there is a Umami scale, Laksa should rank 9/10 while hospital porridge specially ordered for a hypertensive, diabetic, heart bypass patient would rank 1/10. And when it comes to Peranakan style or more specifically “Katong Laksa” style Laksa, […]
Penang Delights: Authentic Penang Fare! Geylang East Central Part 6 of 6
With liverpool, smart, iwatch_ueat and tamago The last time I was in Penang was almost 30 years ago and the last time I ate Penang food was around that time too. Oh yes, everyone says that Penang food is so great, but the problem is you can’t get great Penang readily in Singapore (so they […]
Katong (Tong Kee) Laksa: Lemak and Shiok! Bedok Interchange Part 6 of 7
This stall is closed It used to be that Katong Laksa meant a specific shop in Katong serving a special laksa which you ate with a spoon. Nowadays, there are so many Katong Laksas around that it has come to mean a certain style of laksa which is meant to be eaten with just the […]