I have always enjoyed our local Da Pau much more than the Hong Kong version that you eat at Dim Sum restaurants. I like it when you tear off the piece of paper and the bottom comes off, releasing the steam and aroma of the juicy pork within. I like it even more when you […]
Geylang Lor 29 Hokkien Mee and Hill Street Char Kway Teow at the Ultimate Hawker Fest!
As you all know, Bedok Blk 16 market has been closed for close to a year and so that means that Hillstreet Char Kway Teow has been closed as well. So this year I called Mr Ng and asked if he had moved to a temporary stall somewhere. He told me that he decided to […]
Making Popiah in Joo Chiat since 1938 I have to let you know about my friends Zita and Vicky at Kway Guan Huat Poh Piah. When I approached them 3 months ago to help me with the Ultimate Hawker Fest, they agreed without hesitation because they knew that it was a charity fundraiser and they […]
Tian Tian Chicken Rice: The Ultimate Chicken Rice using Corn Fed Anxin Chicken
Last week, Pastor Terry (Food Canon) and I went to Johor to look for chickens! But before you start jumping to conclusions, just let me assure you that the chickens we were after are of the feathered variety! My quest for the Ultimate Chicken Rice has brought me to Toh Thye San’s farm in Sungei […]
The upcoming Ultimate Hawker Fest has given many hawkers the opportunity to dream. Many hawkers, like Gunalan from The Prata Place have visions of the ultimate version of their specialty dishes but are usually hampered by the need to keep prices at a level which they think their customers are willing to pay. But with […]
This stall is closed This is just a quick shout out to let you know that Good Morning Nanyang Cafe has just opened a new outlet at Turf City. It’s on the ground level facing the used car dealers. So now you guys around the Bukit Timah area have a great place for Kopi and […]
Song Fa Bak Kut Teh @ UE Bizhub East: The Future of Hawker Fare!
I met up with Mr Yeo Hart Pong, the 2nd generation boss of Song Fa last week at his brand new restaurant in Changi Business Park. As you know, Song Fa is coming up with the Ultimate Bak Kut Teh for our Ultimate Hawker Fest on 20 October and we are talking about how to […]
Ultimate Hawker Fest 2012: I dream of the Ultimate Pork Satay!
Every time I eat Buta Bara Kushiyaki (Japanese grilled pork belly) I always wonder why no one would think about using the same cut for Satay. The problem with Satay nowadays is that they have been cut so small that the meat dries out. How wonderous would a Buta Bara Satay be? The meat would […]
So what is the Ultimate Hawker Fest? Well it is the one day of the year when you can experience the ultimate version of hawker dishes cooked by Singapore’s best hawkers and chefs! I remember eating the prawn broth based Keisuke ramen once and thinking that our own prawn noodles can easily taste better if […]