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Sliced fish soup @ Seng hoe fish ball minced meat noodle

Today I was a bit under the weather, dealing with an infected tooth. So I went out in search of something nourishing. Turns out at 3pm, there are limited options at the Marine Terrace hawker centre. Of the four stalls...

Wanton mee @ Hua kee hougang famous wan ton mee

As you may or may not know, wanton mee is probably my biggest singapore comfort food, yet surprisingly there is not a lot of consistency for a seemingly simple dish. I was recommended to try this wanton mee by my...

Shredded duck hor fun @ Rong kee (Bedok 211 branch)

There is something about duck. The perfect combination of moistness, fattiness, and flavour — it hits chicken for six. This is a coffee shop I was just walking past as I was lost trying to find a POSB ATM in...

Lor mee @ Noodlefellas

So to set the scene, my wife was shopping and I was walking around to get some fresh air. When suddenly a downpour hit, the start of the monsoon season.

Sup kambing @ Alisa mahal

I found myself in marine terrace to buy some fruit, when it started pouring down. I was cycling so I needed to wait until the heaviest downpour was over. With this unplanned break, I might has well eat. Rainy days...

Fishball noodles @ Shen ji teochew kway teow fishball noodle soup

After my favourite fish ball noodles shop moved to fairer pastures up north, I have been searching earnestly for a replacement and I think I have finally found it. Either I am looking in the wrong places, or its rare...

Fragrant lala with curry leaves @ Wang soon cooked food

Today I was meeting an old friend for beers. He has a lot of free time on his hands since the government scheduled renovations for the hawker centre where his shop is located. He suggested we meet at Kaki Bukit...

Lontong @ Warong wak nakem

I found myself down the wet market earlier than usual as I was out of coffee beans and caffeine is not negotiable in my morning routine. Marine terrace wet market has an uncle selling roasted coffee beans (sans margarine and...

Crab bee hoon @ Fresh little meat zhi char

UPDATE: Sadly I cannot keep to this past good review anymore, after repeat visits the quality has gone downhill, from the food quality, to the service, to the fact they serve lukewarm beers. Everything seems to have dropped in standard....

Mixed grill @ Western Barbeque

After living in Singapore for two years, and visiting for over 10 years, I have never eaten “western” food from a hawker centre. Why? Well my attitude was that I didn’t come to Singapore to eat food I can get...

Chicken rice @ Xiang xiang chicken rice

The first shop to open at the second coming of the Kwee Sai Fong Coffeeshop was xiang xiang chicken rice. At the risk of getting my PR revoked, I am going to admit chicken rice is not a hawker dish...

Bak chor mee @ Noodles reunion

The year 2020 has not offered too much happiness so far, but one small gift has been the reopening of the Kwee Sai Fong Eating House (now called Frankel Eating House???). The previous owners put it up for rent just...

Banh mi @ Kim phung

Vietnamese food is probably the most popular south-east asian food in Australia these days, more popular now I believe than Thai or Cantonese, and infinitely more well-known than Singapore-Malaysian-Indonesian food. My staple at university was banh mi, tied with a...

Kolo mee @ Yun xiang sarawak kolo mee

UPDATE: It seems the hawker wanted a break and she has ceased cooking for a while.

Fish head curry @ Katong jago seafood zhi char

The zi char at this coffee shop just changed hands (sadly, as I was fond of the old one), and his speciality dish is apparently fish head, cooked a variety of ways: steamboat, curry, assam, teochew steamed, hong kong steamed,...

Curry puff @ Genie foods

Who doesn’t love a curry puff?

Nasi lemak @ Nor's nasi padang

Hands down, (and despite appearances) this is the best nasi lemak I have ever eaten. There I said it.

Wanton mee @ Tanjong rhu wanton mee

I tried this wanton mee on a whim, as I had need to be down at marine terrace during lunchtime. It is one of those stalls that you walk past a million times, see queues, but it never really registers...

Fishball noodles @ Song kee fishball noodle

UPDATE: Sadly this shop has relocated to 100 Yio Chu Kang Rd 😭

Popiah @ Auntie rojak

Auntie rojak is run by multiple generations of the same family, the pioneer generation couple, seemingly in their late 80s, and their daughter who helps out during peak periods. Auntie rojak specialises in both rojak (hence the name of the...

Craft beer and cider @ Yi fa hot and cold drinks

The craft beer scene is currently exploding in Singapore. You are able to taste delicious ranges of brews at cool bars, stalls in hawker centres, to local microbreweries. In following this trend, it is refreshing to now see drink stalls...

Thunder tea rice @ Joo chiat

I first heard of thunder tea rice or lei cha in Sarawak where there is a large Hakka population. I did not actually eat the dish there, but read about it on a random food blog about Kuching while trying...

Wanton mee @ Shan ji wanton mee

Wanton mee is another fascinating Singaporean (originally a Cantonese dish) hawker dish I’m currently obsessed with. Interestingly, for all the popularity of this dish around the south east asian region, I never saw once came across it in Australia -...