As the name suggests, Firebake is all about food that is cooked with fire. But not just any puny little gas fire, we are talking about real fire, primitive caveman fire, made by burning wood! Argh! Argh! Argh! And we are not talking about a single wood fire oven like what you find at some pizza restaurants either.
Qiu Rong Ban Mian: Honest to Goodness Handmade Noodles
One of our readers wrote in recently asking me why I haven’t blogged about Mee Hoon Kueh? Well, I’ll have to admit that Mee Hoon Kueh is not one of my favourite foods. In fact, it is probably at the bottom of the list of 10 ten things I ever think of eating. One of […]
Laksa $3 to $4 It must have taken a healthy dash of chutzpah and two generous pinches of egotism to call a few hairs growing out of a mole on your chin a Janggut! Out of curiousity, I asked my Malay friends what a janggut was, and they told me that it is supposed to […]
Glory Catering: Nonya Style Poh Piah that is Uniquely Singapore
Nonya Poh Piah $2.20 per roll Although Poh Piah originated from China, we have a version that really is unique to our little island or at least amongst the Peranakans living along the Malayan Straits. When you first eat this version of the Poh Piah, you might not really take to it because it is […]
Lian Kee Duck Rice: How good can braised duck get?
Braised Duck, Tauhu, Taupok and Rice $5.50 Being a Teochew Ah Hia (Teochew guy), another dish which I am supposed to like is braised duck. It is one of the few dishes that requires more than 3 ingredients which my own father takes the trouble to make. Most of his other dishes just require two […]
Quentins Eurasian Restaurant: Singapore’s least understood cuisine!
Oxtail Devil’s Curry $18.80You probably know a few Eurasians right? You know, they are the ones with surnames like Pereira, Gomes, De Silva, Olivero, Xavier etc. You hear many of them on radio, especially if you tune into 938live. The Eurasians control the radio waves of Singapore and many of them are also on TV. […]
Two Fat Men: Most Unlikely place to find Excellent Thai Food!
The stall is closed Tom Yum Goong $6.90 nett Here’s a brief intermission before I resume my Ramen Rampage. Phew! I must admit that I found it hard to believe when Holydrummer told me how he found this bar that sold the best Thai food he has eaten since his trip to Bangkok. I have […]
Beach Road Prawn Mee: Order your Prawn Mee with no Tau Gay!
Jumbo Prawn Noodle $10 Well, this is the story. Beach Road Prawn Mee was the best Prawn Mee that I knew about before I started on my blogging adventure. But over the last 3 years, as I tasted the other famous prawn mees around, Beach Road Prawn Mee kept being pushed lower and lower down […]
Yellow light Thai Food: Some hard to find Thai here
With Eastcoastlife Miang Karm (Betel Nut leaf wrapped condiments) $8 Humans are creatures of habit. But habits are not bad, they are used by our brain to automate certain processes so that you don’t have to waste time and extra energy to make certain decisions. When it comes to food, we also form habits of […]
Reviewed by Holydrummer with Pics from Cactuskit and Wahcow With the additional mouths of smart, liverpool, champagne, taukwa,wahcow maiden, mr. & mrs sumosumo, jems & jemster, cactusprincess, holybro & holybunny Have you ever fancied feasting on French escargots, Chinese ‘guo-tie’ and Italian pasta – all at the same time? Weird cravings, I hear you say. […]
Geylang Lor 29 Hokkien Mee: Eat it before it goes!
Bad news! The building that houses the coffeeshop where Geylang Lor 29 Hokkien Mee is housed will be undergoing renovation to convert it to a hotel. So our Geylang Lor 29 Hokkien Mee uncle is forced to vacate and has up till now not been able to find a suitable stall to migrate to. Uncle […]
Bee Bee Carrot Cake: Why do we expect them to make their own carrot cakes?
I have always thought that the best carrot cake are those where they actually steam their own carrot cake before frying. But I had a different thought the other day. How come we don’t expect Char Kway Teow sellers to make their own Kway Teow, but we demand that from Carrot Cake sellers? It is […]