Tom’s Palette: Not good, VERY good ice cream!
With smart, byron and iwatch_ueat I seldom rave about dessets. But I am going to rave about the ice cream here because its been awhile since I was bowled over by an ice cream. I always liked small eateries where the people are really passionate about their food. When ice cream is made with such […]
Wa Gung Brew Soup: Soup Baked in Urns
With smart, iwatch_ueat and liverpool Now this is an excellent and rather unexpected discovery! Makanuncle smart was wondering around this area when he spied a soup shop which “Bakes” its soup in a Traditional Chinese Soup Urn. This is the first time I have come across this style of cooking soup. Most of the soups […]
Guang Fa Hokkien Prawn Mee: Healthier Hokkien Mee that still hits the spot: North Bridge Road Food Centre Part 2 of 2
This stall is closed Health conscious foodies can rejoice with this Healthier Choice Hokkien Mee that still tastes good enough to satisfy that Hokkien Mee Crave. Guang Fa is a spinoff from Newton Hokkien Mee, and is run by the son-in-law. The stallowners tell me that since they are serving the aging population in the […]
Lee Xin Braised Duck: Tender Braised Duck: North Bridge Food Centre 1 of 2
With smart, liverpool and iwatch_ueat I have been passionate about blogging those really old established hawker stalls because since they have been around for so long, their food ought to be good (akin to Darwin’s theory about survival of the fittest yah?) But you know what, I realise that what really makes the food good […]
Yue Yuan Coffeshop: SIA Cargo House Kopi lovers rejoice!
When you go to Hong Qin for the fish porridge, don’t forget to order a cup of Kopi after that, the Kopi here is very good. The stallowner told us that they were originally from SIA Cargo House Canteen where they have been brewing Kopi for the last 20 plus years. Apparently, they were famous […]
Hong Qin Fish Porridge: The early bird catches the Fish!
Bad news for lovers of Sliced Fish Soup! There is currently a shortage of fish which I suspect is due to the heavy monsoon rains. So by 1pm, the Uncle told me that I may not even get fresh sliced fish soup and may have to settle for fried fish instead. So dissppointed as this […]
Chiew Kee Chicken Noodle House: We go for Bro Part 2 of 2
To read Part one of this 2 part blog, please click HERE With smart, liverpool and iwatch_ueat I was amazed that there was such a marked difference between the styles of Soya Sauce Chicken between the 2 shops. You’d expect that since they both had the same origin that they would be similar in taste […]
Chew Kee Eating House: Sis and Bro on the same Row Part 1 of 2
With smart, iwatch_ueat and liverpool Once upon a time, there was a happy family operating a coffee shop along upper Cross Street. One sibling sold Soya Sauce Chicken Rice and the other sold Soya Sauce Chicken Noodles. One day something happened and they decided to go their separate ways. Big Sis won the tender to […]
Island Creamery: Exotic Ice Cream and other Delights
With smart, liverpool, iwatch_ueat and tamago One of our readers insisted that I need to try this ice creamery, so I did. So what makes this ice creamery so special? Well, it’s part of the trend of homemade ice creams that have sprung up all over Singapore in recent years. The ice cream is all […]
Is Aspartame (Nutrasweet) safe?
One reader was particularly concerned about an article which claims that Aspartame, the sweetener used in diet Pepsi and diet Coke is hazardous to health. If you are concerned too, please click here to read my response to it.
Fragrant Hong Kong Pork Rib Rice: Great Value HK Cuisine!: Hong Lim Food Centre 7 of 7
With iwatch_ueat, damien, liverpool and smart When I was in Hong Kong recently, every Char Chan Ting (Tea House) I walked into had dishes around HK$20-30 (S$5-6). Even in Singapore, most of the Tea Houses that have sprouted up across our island have dishes for around the same price (ie for a dish you can […]
Outram Char Kway Teow: Hong Lim Food Centre 6 of 7
With smart, damien, liverpool and iwatch_ueat This is one of those stalls that have been hotly debated in the forums. It is famous and because it is famous there are high expectations. Quite a few people who have tried it recently still hanker about its heydays and lament on how the standards have dropped. I […]