Foong Kee Wanton Mee: Wanton Mee Challange Part 1 of 3
$3 portion with extra Char Siew (Normal $2.50) Wanton Mee is the quintessential street food and yet I have had so much difficulty finding one that I truly “die die must try” (ddmt). I really cannot understand why it is so difficult to make a great Wanton Mee. The way I see it, you need […]
Devagi’s: Recipes from a cookbook comes alive!
With holydrummer, iwatch_ueat and Power Aunty and the PowerGang Hyderabad Dum Briyani Chicken $9.90 Ever looked at a cookbook and wonder what the stuff actually tastes like in real life? I have, and when I try to follow the recipe the dish may end up looking almost like the photo, but tastewise it falters half […]
Ming Kee Live Seafood: On the Crab Bee Hoon Trail
With the ieat-in-laws, Amagada, Chwee Kueh and the Chingtribe I think Crab Bee Hoon is currently my favourite crab dish and I am on a pilgrimage to find the ultimate Crab Bee Hoon in Singapore. There are generally 2 types of Crab Bee Hoon — a soup and a dry version. I prefer the dry […]
Nam San Mackeral Otah: Don’t overlook the White Fish otah!
Every now and then you get that craving for something savoury and satisfying but you aren’t necessarily hungry. It’s the kind of hole in your foodie soul that are best filled by foods such as Sausages, Satay, Bak Kuah, Cheeses, Yakitori and Potato Croquettes. Another really great snack to satisfy that umami crave has to […]
Special Feature: Butcher House: German Sausages made in Macpherson!
This shop is closed When I was just a kid I remembered going to the neighbourhood “Kek Huay Tiam” (Grocery Store) to buy a can of sausages. I had to repeat the word sausage three times before the lady got the message and blurted out “Orh, you want Haw Lok (hot dog) izzit?” It was […]
Jalan Sultan Prawn Mee: The Second member of the Prawn Mee Trinity
In my blog on the Joo Chiat Prawn Mee, I mentioned that the original Beach Road Prawn Mee had spawn 3 stalls all serving Prawn Mee of similar taste. This one is owned by one of the grandsons. I have eaten at all three stalls and find that their soup version is better than the […]
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Special Feature: V Tea Room’s Cookie Museum
As our standard of living improves, Singaporeans continue to look for new things to buy with their excess money (Money more than enough – for some). We are not content with just having our tiger beer anymore! No, we want to learn to appreciate freshly brewed beers. We are not content with plain old Magnolia […]
Tasty Buds: Tasty Homecooked Peranakan Food!
This place has closed down With PowerAunty, iwatch_ueat, liverpool, smart, tamago, holydrummer and introducing hungrybear Joo Chiat continues to attract boutique eateries where women with passion for cooking can share their wonderful recipes with a wider audience. These women might have had a first career as a homemaker or CEO, but once the kids have […]
Tanjong Rhu Pao: Its Small, Its Expensive, But I still need to buy it!
With liverpool, iwatch_ueat and introducing Leon our latest makankaki There is only one Pau in Singapore that has the audacity to call a small pau a Big Pau and charge you dollar for it. Yet there is a perpetual queue outside the stall around the clock. I have looked high and low for a cheaper […]
Samar: Arabic Food in Arab St
In my attempt to find the ultimate Briyani, I stumbled upon this Arabic restaurant where they serve a Yemenese Rice called Mandi. The waitress said that this was like the Arabic version of Briyani. I guess she meant that it was flavoured Basmati Rice. Mandi is supposed to be cooked in a tanoor (not to […]
Heng Kee House of Steamed Fish: Crab Bee Hoon!
This place is closed. I have been hankering for crab bee hoon ever since I saw Anthony Bourdain eating this dish at Sin Huat Seafood. However, the thing that kept me from fulfilling my hanker was the fact that I have been warned that a meal at Sin Huat could well work out to be […]