Ok, maybe you might wonder if Fish Head Curry is indeed a Singaporean invention. It is said that Fish Head Curry is not found in India and that it was resulted as a fusion between the Chinese love for Fish Head and an Indian Curry King's incredible Fish Curry. The Malaysians of course will dispute that and claim that it is yet another dish that they invented that Singapore had stolen.
Kong Kee Seafood Restaurant: A taste of Real KL food!
KL Hokkien Mee $10 (Small $5) Having returned from KL recently I posed the question to our facebook fans on whether we could get a decent KL style Hokkien Mee in Singapore and the name Kong Kee came up a few times. So I had to go down and see for myself whether this KL […]
Ah Chiang Traditional Charcoal Porridge: Comfort food on a cold and stormy night
Pork Porridge $3.50. You Tiao 70 cents It is a dark and stormy night. You are nursing a cold. Having gone through a few days of reservist training, and eating combat rations, you feel that you deserve a bit of pity. Just a tiny bit. So you indulge in a sprinkle of self pity because […]
Penang Food Restaurant: A place to get your Assam Laksa and Penang Char Kway Teow fix
Assam Laksa $4 This year I want to focus a lot more on Cze Char stalls and in particular, Cze Char stalls which are dishing out more unusual and unique dishes. I actually want to start a new label called “Innovative Cze Char Dishes” and blog about dishes which our Cze Char chefs are experimenting […]
Making fishballs isn’t easy. “Yeah right, tell me something I don’t know” I hear you say. But I am actually telling you from personal experience. Yes, I have tried to come up with a recipe for fishballs and so far, I haven’t been very successful. When I speak with fishball sellers, they all tell me […]
Original Serangoon Hokkien Mee: The Cripple Hokkien Mee Man’s legacy
How does a Hawker achieve legendary status? Well, firstly your food must be good and secondly it helps when you have a distinguishing feature. In the case of Serangoon Hokkien Mee, the the fact that the man frying the noodles is also crippled has made him a legend in local Hawker lore. Most Singaporeans of […]
Har Cheong Gai $8 Once in a while I find myself doubting my own tastebuds. This happens when I visit a stall that is highly recommended by many people but come away feeling that I must have gone on a day when the chef has decided to take the day off. I have waitied for […]
Actually Bee Hoon is quite nice when it is fried to a crisp don’t you think? I remember as a kid my Dad would fry Bee Hoon at home. But it wasn’t the first round of Bee Hoon that was the best but the leftover Bee Hoon which has to be refried the next day. […]
Hwa Kee BBQ Pork Noodles: Wanton Mee with CharSiew Sauce
When I was a kid, mom used to buy Charsiew home from the market. The Charsiew always comes with a little bag of sweet Charsiew sauce which is great to use for our fried rice. I think the last time I ate it must have been 20 years ago. Hey, as kids we just love […]
Sheng Hokkien Mee: 47 years and still frying 12 hours a day!
Unfortunately they have stopped after 48 years! Handful of good sized Prawns for frying Hokkien Mee I love talking to Heritage Hawkers like Uncle Loh and his wife who runs a little stall selling Hokkien Mee in East Coast Lagoon Food Centre. Uncle has been frying Hokkien Mee since he was 15 years old back […]
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 […]
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 […]