Majestic Bay Seafood: Will there be Kopi Crab Copy Cats soon?
Will Kopi Crab be the next big thing in the Singapore seafood scene? Every now and then, a chef from somewhere will come up with a new crab dish which takes Singapore by storm. In the fifties, it was Mdm Cher with her Chilli Crabs, in the sixties, Long Beach with Black Pepper Crabs, and […]
Ocean Kingdom Seafood Restaurant: Of Foodies and Deadly Dishes
This restaurant is closed Humans have an innate fascination for novelty. I think I speak on behalf of most foodies here that one of the really exciting things about being a foodie is being able to taste something new. Actually, a foodie is like a collector of sorts. Some people collect stamps (I don’t know […]
Garlic Prawns with Vermicilli $36/kg When I started writing the blog four years ago, it was a one man show for a couple of months before readers started to write to me about wanting to join me during the blogging sessions. Soon, I had a couple of kakis who would accompany me during the week […]
Yuan Wei Seafood Restaurant: Unlikely place to find the best Penang style Char Kway Teow!
Seafood Fried Kway Teow $18 (prices start from $10) Yuan Wei is one of those little hole-in-the-wall places that you would probably just walk past without blinking an eye. But it is a little secret which our makan kakis, notably Champagne have been keeping to themselves. Well, not really, they have been organizing many makan […]
Roland Restaurant: History of Chilli Crabs, this is as Singaporean as it gets!
Singapore Chilli Crabs: At Uniquely Singaporean Dish I don’t think anyone disputed that Chilli Crabs is as Singaporean as the Merlion up till about a few weeks ago when the Malaysian Tourism Minister claimed Chilli Crabs as a Malaysian dish that has been highjacked by Singapore. Rather than achieving her goal, I think the Tourism […]
The ieat Global Crab Fest:: Featuring Crabs from around the Globe!
Our next makan session is probably going to be the most interesting one to date. Initially, I had thought about holding a Crab Fest where we will be cooking crabs in 8 different styles, but as fate would have it, I discovered after our dinner at Chin Huat that rather than just having Sri Lankan […]
Chin Huat: Live Seafood: There’s more to Seafood than just Sri Lankan Crabs!
Live US Geoduck (pronounced “Gweeduck”) special promo price $98 each Geoduck is one of the most commonly mispronounced seafood in Singapore. This giant clam which is found in the waters of Canada is actually pronounced “Gweeduck” and has nothing to do with a duck. The Chinese call it a 象拔蚌, lit elephant trunk clam which […]
With the ieat-in-laws, Amagada, Chwee Kueh and the Chingtribe I think Crab Bee Hoon is currently my favourite crab dish and I am on a pilgrimage to find the ultimate Crab Bee Hoon in Singapore. There are generally 2 types of Crab Bee Hoon — a soup and a dry version. I prefer the dry […]