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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 -...