I don’t know what you think of Lor Mee, but my first thought is always “Heavy”. Lor Mee is not the kind of food you would eat if you are going for something light. However, if you are a coolie who has been working hard, carrying sacks of rice off the bumboats at Clarke Quay […]
58 Bak Chor Mee: Bak Chor Mee Chilli or no Chilli?
Every time I write about Bak Chor Mee, I can’t help but feel that it is one of the most uncelebrated of Singapore hawker dishes. I guess the problem is that you can find similar dishes in many other South East Asian countries and so it is hard for Bak Chor Mee to stand out […]
Yung Sheng Fried Hokkien Mee: Crayfish Hokkien Mee anyone?
You know, I think crayfish look better than they taste. I have eaten crayfish countless times and each time I go away thinking: “There is a lot of shell but very little meat”. Not only that, I always felt that the meat is not really that much better than your humble prawn, if at all. […]