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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...

Pao fan @ Katong jago seafood zhi char

Another rainy day over the easter weekend found me down at Brunner’s coffee shop at Katong. Torrential rain meant I was going to be stuck here for the foreseeable future. Normally I only frequent this coffee shop at night time,...

Fish ball noodles @ Ah lim mee pok kway teow mee

This is a confusing name for a stall, as there are many variants in the area. Who was this Ah Lim? Turns out there was a lot of competition amongst fish ball noodle sellers around the Siglap area and if...

Kway chap @ Miao shung vegetarian

Miao shung vegetarian is a hawker stall at marine terrace that I have seen for years, but never really noticed it, if that makes sense. Today though, for some reason I took notice as I was sitting on a table...

Bak chor mee @ Seng hoe fish ball minced meat noodle

Arriving after 2pm for lunch at marine terrace hawker centre does not leave you many options, which is good when you can’t decide what to have for lunch. The decision today was made for me to get bak chor mee...

Laksa @ Katong laksa

There are a multitude of katong laksa shops around the east as a result of the laksa wars, the history of, which can be read here and here. This katong laksa stall on Changi road is equal favourite with Janggut...

Thai beef hor fun @ Siam thai kitchen

After cycling at east coast park, along with seemingly half of singapore, a refreshing beer at east coast lagoon is always on the cards. Today I also felt a bit peckish, so out of laziness from tired cycling legs, I...

Braised duck rice @ Kun ji duck rice

Reluctantly, I found myself back again, and hungry, at the marine parade food centre. For reasons I have previously stated, its easily the worst food centre in the east. I now only go makan here when strictly necessary. Today was...

Spicy thai spaghetti @ Love noodles

Love Noodles is a new hawker stall at the 3838 Eating House kopitiam adjacent to Siglap canal. They offer an intriguing new concept I haven’t seen much of, thai-western fusion. How could I refuse to try? Especially since I also...

Fishball noodles @ White rabbit fishball noodles

Whenever I go to a new stall, I always choose the #1 dish, rightly or wrongly assuming it is their signature. White rabbit say they have been making fishball noodles since 1984, so I had to jump at the chance...

Cheng tng @ Ye lai xiang cheng tng

I have never had cheng tng before, at least not that I specifically remember – possibly as part of a wedding banquet. So I wasn’t quite sure what to expect when I was ordering it. There was no one in...

Cheeseburger @ Burg's by project warung

It was a burger kind of day. I didn’t know of any half-decent burgers* under $20 in the area. Google informed me that there was a burger behind Decathlon at chai chee industrial park. While not strictly a coffee shop,...