Tuck Kee Sah Hor Fun: Crayfish Hor Fun: Hong Lim Food Centre Part 2 of 7
With smart, iwatch_ueat, liverpool and Damien My father came from a small fishing village in Malaysia and used to tell me that in the old days, they used to consider the lobster and crayfish a second class substitute for prawns. The flesh of the lobster and crayfish were tougher (Teochew: “Char” meaning wooden) and less […]
Heng Kee Curry Mee: Yummy Curry in a Hurry: Hong Lim Food Centre 1 of 7
With smart, liverpool, Damien and iwatch_ueat Imagine you have been dieting on fresh garden salad for a week in order to get a good cholesterol test result and today is the day you got the test done. Your taste buds have been deprived of attention for a week and you are really looking for something […]
Rochor Original Beancurd: Best Beancurd in Singapore?
This is possibly the most famous Beancurd in Singapore and the one that Anthony Bourdain was taken to to taste the best of what Singapore has to offer. Those of you who have been following the story between Rochor and the new Beancurd City opened by the youngest brother of the family would know of […]
The Stall next to Rochor Beancurd: So which is better?
When I got to Short Street, there was a long queue at Rochor Original and not many people over at the stall next door. So the obvious question was, should I just go over to the new stall? Only one way to find out and that is to try both. Before we get to the […]
No 3 Crab Delicacy: We’re talking Big Crabs here!
If you are tired of the Samo Samo Chilli Crab and Pepper Crabs, maybe its about time to make a trip down to No. 3 Crab Delicacy to try their Curry Crabs, Crab Beehoon and Butter Crabs. No. 3 started out first as a retailer of quality crabs at the market before the owner decided […]
Happy New Year! Happy is subjective, so is Taste
Happy New Year! Its going to be another Great Makan Year ahead and I am looking forward to discovering old favourites and new things to eat. I thought it would be appropriate to start the Year by introducing to you the people whose pen names you frequently come across in this blog. The reviews in […]
The First Noel: A Magnificent Gift in Paltry Wrapping!
Have you ever gotten a gift so beautifully wrapped that you got really excited only to be dissappointed when you finally discover what it really is? Given a choice I am sure most of us would choose a great gift with paltry wrapping rather then the other way around. As I watched “The Nativity Story” […]
Teck Kee Hot and Cold Dessert: Lotsa You Tiao Please!
With smart, liverpool1965, iwatch_ueat and tamago The one thing that I always complain when I eat Tau Suan is the stinginess of the stallowners when it comes to adding the You Tiao. Not here, this is their standard serving of You Tiao with their Tau Suan for $1. And before some people start saying that […]
Ibrahim Mee Stall: Roti John that’s soft on the inside, crispy on the outside
With smart, liverpool1965, tamago and iwatch_ueat Forget what the stall sign says about this being a mee stall. Go straight for the Roti John and you will, as William Hung said, have no regrets! The Roti John is the best one I have had for years. The secret is in the use of a really […]
Noo Cheng Adam Road Prawn Noodle: Its the Chilli that makes it shiok!
With liverpool1965, tamago, iwatch_ueat and smart This is another prawn mee frequently talked about by forummers. The first thing that really impresses you when you get there is the quality and size of the prawns. The prawns are not the common pond bred tiger prawns that you get at most stalls, they are Wild Prawns […]
Selera Rasa Nasi Lemak: At Last! A Nasi Lemak with Good Rice!
At last!!! A Nasi Lemak that is really shiok! This Nasi Lemak is so Shiok that I was told the Sultan of Brunei Tar Paus it back to the Embassy when he comes to visit Singapore! (Why doesn’t he just buy over the stall and set it up at the embassy? He got Michael Jackson […]
Basil Alcove: 10 course Christmas Extravaganza
Carpaccio Beef I have been pestering Xander to do a 10 course degustation type menu since the first time I ate there and was very glad he finally decided to do one for Christmas. The principle is the same: Take something which would otherwise cost an arm and a leg and do it for the […]