Unagi has been very popular in the last few years ever since Man Man introduced their hitsumabushi at Keong Siak Road. With queues resembling the eels themselves, other live unagi restaurants like Uya and Unagiya Ichinoshi quickly emerged to cash in on the action. As this segment of the food scene matures, new players need to find other compelling reasons to lure unagi lovers into their eateries. For Singaporeans one surefire way to get our attention is price.
I have been blogging for twelve years now and I thought I had seen it all. In the early days, a lot of hawkers were highly suspicious whenever I try to interview them, but as blogging and social media marketing got more popular, many hawkers have become media savvy and it has been easier to […]
Soy Sauce Chicken $32 each (2.5kg chicken) Think about it. If you told someone who hasn’t tasted chicken rice before that you’re going to bring him to eat a dish of boiled chicken, he’d probably tell you that he has to go see a man about a dog. I think in general, most people would […]
Seng Huat Bak Chor Mee: Bak Chor Mee round the clock!
Bak Chor Mee (with extra mushrooms) $4 There is no shortage of good Bak Chor Mee stalls in Singapore. It ranks right up there alongside Chicken Rice in terms of popularity and the number of good stalls around. But it is something not many tourists come to Singapore seeking to eat. I can’t really figure […]
With PK, yummiedummies, iwatch_ueat, liverpool and smart This stall is famous for serving out a braised wild boar. Since I have not eaten wild boar in recent memory, I decided to try it out to see what a pig on the wild side would taste like. We were dissappointed to find that instead of wild […]
Qi Ji Poh Piah: Prince of Poh Piahs: Sim Lim Food Centre Part 3 of 3
With yummydummies, PK, smart, liverpool, iwatch_ueat and tamago Oh yes! I think I have found my perfect Poh Piah! I remember eating these few years ago when someone ordered it for a lunch meeting. But at that time I was not blogging yet, so I did not bother to take down details of the Poh […]
Parklane Abalone Bak Chor Mee: Sim Lim Food Centre Part 2 of 3
With PK, yummiedummies, smart, liverpool, iwatch_ueat and tamago Some people have recommended this Bak Chor Mee, so I have included it into this series. What makes it a bit special is the piece of Abalone that is thrown in. That’s about it. The noodles were good but not exceptional. Some of our makankakis even commented […]
Shanghai Delights: Delightful Indeed: Sim Lim Square Food Centre Part 1 of 3
With PK, smart, liverpool, tamago, yummydummies and iwatch_ueat Next time you are at Sim Lim Square and are feeling peckish after all that shopping for computer stuff, make sure you visit this Shanghai Delights stall at the food court. I guarantee (Did I say guarantee? I take it back. No guarantee, no refunds!) that you […]
Xing Hua Vegetarian: When you are tired of the same old stuff
With PK, smart, tamago, yummydummies, iwatch_ueat and liverpool Here I go again with vegetarian food. You know I do this out of a guilty conscience more than anything else. No, I don’t feel guilty eating meat, I feel guilty subjecting my body to too much meat. So every now and again, I venture to eat […]