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Mee goreng merah @ A.L Yursa

After a mid-morning stroll through east coast park, I arrived at lagoon hawker centre at midday, on a weekday I must add. The options are severely limited. Not even 10% of the stalls seem to be open. Mind you there...

Wanton mee @ Bei-ing wanton noodles

“Num-ber…. twen-ty nine! Number twennnn-teee nine!” the uncle booms, sitting on a chair behind his wanton mee stall. The voice is so loud it reverberates around the small confined eatery of Roxy Square. A small well dressed boy, probably post-tuition...

Chicken rice @ Delicious boneless chicken rice

I had read about this stall because of the burgeoning TikTok career of the owner. So when I found myself in Katong Shopping Centre for an unrelated errand, I decided to give the chicken rice a go. First of all...

Bak chor mee soup @ Famous eunos bak chor mee

I am always wary of places calling themselves “famous”, as it often turns out to be a misnomer. As you drive through country Australia, each bakery will lay claim to having “famous meat pies”. It is the most overused marketing...

Popiah @ Jia dong shu shi

I was intrigued by this hawker stall due to all the photos the uncle had adorned on it. It felt almost like the hawker stall version of a dive bar. There was obviously a history to the stall going by...

Kolo mee @ Sarawak delicacy laksa & kolo mee

I always get excited when I see kolo mee (here and here), one of my favourite south-east asian dishes. It’s the king of noodle dishes.

Ban mian soup @ Fu zhou handmade ban mian

I spotted this stall as I was leaving Decathlon. “Fu Zhou” caught my eye. Not a cuisine style I have seen advertised much around Singapore. I knew of them because my friend is a proud Hock Chew man, having introduced...

Bak chor mee soup @ 321 minced meat noodles

My wife and I have been coming to this minced meat noodle stall semi-regularly for nearly a decade, in fact it could have been the first hawker stall I ever visited. Back when the coffee shop was under a different...

BBQ chicken wings @ Ah hwee bbq chicken wings

Marinated BBQ chicken wings slowly cooked over charcoals — there’s really nothing else like them. I don’t fully understand how these are not promoted as more of a “singapore cuisine” for tourists to try. Sure, they are only chicken wings,...

Chwee kueh @ Xiang xiang chwee kueh

Chwee kueh is one of those simple meals that are amazingly satisfying. This stall at bedok south market is slightly more expensive than most, charging 40c per piece. The chwee kueh itself was soft, almost a creamy texture. It was...

Wanton soup @ Good taste wanton mee

Getting caught cycling in the rain, I needed to seek shelter and the downpour became heavier and heavier. I sought cover at first coffee shop I saw, which happened to be in Bedok North.

Hokkien mee @ Geylang lorong 29 charcoal fried hokkien mee

After another long lockdown, it felt liberating to be back eating outside at a coffee shop again. There is something comforting, almost tranquil, about the cooking sounds of spatulas banging against woks. Add to that the aromas that waft out...

Roasted duck rice @ Siang yuen traditional roasts

This is one of the first stalls I ever patronised as a tourist in Singapore. Back then they were located in the jago close kopitiam, before it was called Brunners. The old owner back then was so cheap he would...

Bak chor mee (dry) @ Grandfather bak chor mee

As a standard rule, I rarely tapow hawker food. I feel it degrades every minute you keep it in a takeaway container. The majority of the dishes are made to be eaten just after they are cooked. But I have...

Mee goreng mamak @ Deen muslim food

This was to be my last sit down hawker meal before the additional restrictions for “Phase 2 Heightened Alert” came into effect, so the pressure was on to choose something satisfying. A last supper if you will. IMO, the majority...

Red ruby @ Peanut ice kachang

I’m not normally one for desserts, but this was another stinking hot day. I was not the only one with the same idea either. This stall doesn’t make it easy to choose. There are 24 desserts to choose from on...

Lemongrass chicken wings @ Love noodles

This was the second time I have visited this Thai food stall, love noodles. This time I was in a snacky mood and decided to match their lemongrass chicken wings to the asahi beer I had already ordered.

Bak chor mee @ Teochew fishball minced meat noodle

I found myself in geylang east visiting an aunty for some peranakan cooking lessons. To get some sustenance before my lessons I decided to get some carbs into me. I was attracted to this stall because it was run by...

You mee dry @ Le le handmade noodle

If you have read other posts on the blog, you will understand I have a love of noodles. When I was in Australia, I would make fresh pasta several times a week. The process of making fresh pasta was a...

Yong tau foo @ Yuan wei dou fu yuan

Yong tau foo, the hawker dish you can pretend is healthy, until you order all the fried items that you really crave. The yong tau foo at eating world 3838 is the dry style. You choose minimum of 5 items,...

Roasted chicken noodles @ Peking roasted chicken rice

Peking roasted chicken rice, at jalan tua kong, always has regular queue of customers. The stall also appears to be the first to open and last to close in the coffee shop. The uncle loves to race motor cars, having...

Chendol @ Chendol melaka

Today was one of those stinking hot days in Singapore, not a cloud in the sky, and just leaving the house makes you sweat. On days like this, Singapore desserts with shaved ice come into their own. Although dessert stalls...

Hong kong noodle @ Fresh little meat zhi char

I’m still not sure what Hong Kong noodles are exactly, friend chow mein? But I know I always tend to enjoy it when I order them. Today I was at the fresh little meat zhi char at frankel avenue. The...

Pig's organ soup @ Aik kee haslet soup

I took a chance on this stall, not knowing exactly what I was ordering. All I could determine from the sign is that it involved pig, from the cartoon little pig all dressed up for market, and soup, as the...