Remember the old school Hainanese Coffee House? It’s a place where you can get western food, Hainanese pork chops, hor fun and a good cup of sock brewed coffee! They were operated by Hainanese chefs who wanted to give Singaporeans a cheaper alternative to European restaurants in the old days. In Hong Kong, they have […]
A Noodle Story: Is this what the nex gen Singapore Noodles looks like?
Is this the future of Singapore’s hawker food? A bowl of Wanton Mee that has elements of both Japanese Ramen and traditional Wanton Mee? Some might applaud it for being innovative, perhaps the next stage in the evolution of our heritage hawker food. Others might consider it a cheap and poor imitation of the Japanese […]
Homebaked Dough: $5.50 Ramen plus our latest Hawker Hunks
Stall Closed! Ramen Soup $5.50 I have always wondered why a bowl of Ramen costs $15 while a bowl of Bak Chor Mee soup costs $3. Well, the long and short of it is, we’ve been had. Yes, hoodwinked, taken for a ride, kena ketoked, pian gao gong gong. Don’t believe me? Go down to […]
Over the past two months, I have blogged what our readers consider to be the 10 best places for a bowl of Ramen in Singapore. Now we shall see if we can find the Ramen King of Singapore! So here are the 10 contenders: 1. Miharu Sapporo Ramen2. Tampopo3. Santouka4. Marutama5. Ippudo6. Menya Shinchan7. Nansuttei8. […]
Best Ramen in Singapore Contender #10: Noodle House Ken: Midnight Ramen!
This stall is closed! Hiyashi Chuka Cold Ramen $14 I finally come to the end of my Ramen Rampage! These ten Ramen posts represent what I think are the top ten Ramen places to eat in Singapore based on our ieat community recommendations. Of course, there will be new Ramen-yas opening up in the future […]
Best Ramen in Singapore Contender #9: Baikohken: Best value for Charshu lovers
Shoyu Ramen $13.80 There are two more contenders left to my Ramen Rampage and it is getting a little tricky deciding who to include in the top ten. Over the last few weeks, I have eaten more Ramen than I have Maggie Mee in my lifetime and I am glad I am almost at the […]
Best Ramen in Singapore Contender #8: Men Tei, This Ramen is Shio Shiok
Shio Ramen $14 The style of Ramen that is commonly enjoyed in the central part of Japan around Tokyo and Yokohama region is the one with a clear seafood and chicken stock. I have been looking around for a good place in Singapore to enjoy this style of Ramen and I think I found a […]
Best Ramen in Singapore Contender #7: Nantsuttei: Black is the word!
The latest kid on the Ramen block is Nantsuttei whose recent arrival was met with great expectation. Nantsuttei serves Kumamoto style Ramen which is also from the Kyushu region and is closely related to Hakata style ramen. If you find the broth of Hakata style ramen still not rich enough, then you are going to […]
Best Ramen in Singapore Contender #6: Menya Shinchan: Have you got what it takes to be a Ramen Jiro Hero?
This Stall is Closed Shoyu Ramen $11 You know that I have a soft spot for hawkers uncles and aunties with lots of passion about their food right? Well, when it comes to Ramen, there are very few places where you would find a Ramen uncle who is so passionate about Ramen that he would […]
Best Ramen in Singapore contender #5: Ippudo: Stylish Hakata Style Ramen comes to Town
Ippudo Karakamen – Spicy Tonkotsu Ramen served with minced pork and spicy paste $17 The top ten list would not be complete without the inclusion of Ippudo, the world’s largest Ramen chain of restaurants. Imagine eating Tai Hwa Bak Chor Mee in a chic airconditioned setting and you will understand what Ippudo is all about. […]
Best Ramen in Singapore Contender #4: Marutama Ramen: Still trying to figure this one out
Marutama Ramen $12 A lot of people are going to be upset with this particular post. Those who don’t think much of Marutama will wonder why I even feature them. Those who love Marutama will be very upset with my ratings. This is one Ramen-ya which really polarizes our readers to those who love it […]
Best Ramen in Singapore Contender #3: Santouka: The secret is Kurobuta!
Santouka’s Shio Ramen with signature Umeboshi $13 Remember that in my previous articles I made the point that Tonkotsu (Pork Bone) style broth is found in Kyushu but not in Hokkaido? There is one exception to that rule and that is the Ramen found in Asahikawa, the 2nd largest city in Hokkaido after Sapporo. Here […]