Ah Lim Bak Chor Mee (Jalan Tua Kong)

Bak Chor Mee (肉脞面) or BCM for short, is a staple street food in Singapore. You can be sure that if one stall (selling any food) is successful, there will be many copy cats using the same or similar name punctuated with “original” or stories of some relations linked either through blood or previous employment. … Continue reading

Hokkien Prawn Noodle Soup Recipe 福建虾面汤食谱

Prawn Noodle Soup is a popular local hawker dish originating from Fujian province (福建 which is Hokkien) in China, and hence its name 福建虾面汤 (Hokkien Hae Mee Tng). Unlike Singapore-style, our neighbour Malaysia’s Penang-style is a spicy version with hae bee hiam (spicy dried shrimp floss) in the stock. Penang Hokkien Mee is one of … Continue reading

McDonald’s Breakfast? It Can Happen!

I went to Valerie’s earlier than usual as she had to attend to some work and when I arrived she was about to order breakfast from McDonald’s. “Hotcakes, mom?” “No, I’ll have a Double Quarter Pounder.” “Oh, that’s one of the regular items and only available after 11am.” “Hmmm… What other items do they have?” … Continue reading

These Are Just Some Of My Favourite Things!

Every now and then which is quite frequent actually, I love to indulge in what the health freaks call junk food or what the food snobs refer to as pedestrian food! They may be rubbish but I swear they are delicious garbage! I know my mom, my doctors and dentist would frown. Fats, sugar and … Continue reading

Xing Yun Kway Chap 幸运果汁 @ Tampines Round Market

We were chatting about food on Facebook last Saturday when I “demanded” Stanley to bring me to eat the famous kway chap he had talked about many times. After learning about the nice kway chap stall in Tampines from Stan last year, I had gone there with Benny and Ricky but the stall was closed … Continue reading

Dong Po Colonial Cafe 東坡茶室

Retro seemed to be “in” theme especially for cafes in Singapore during the last few years. They could have been around all along but up till now, their presence have never been felt so strongly. Dong Po Colonial cafe is one the places to go for a nostalgic experience of Singapore in the ’50s and … Continue reading

Delicious Makan Trail In Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia! Part 4 (Da Bei Shui 大杯水)

While we were at Kedai Makanan Swee Kee, Benny noticed a banner across the street (in front of a food centre) informing their regulars that Mee Jian Kueh had moved to Da Bei Shui Kopitiam. These were the two places we wanted to go and now that they are housed under one roof, our route … Continue reading

Delicious Makan Trail In Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia! Part 3 (Kedai Makanan Minuman Ah Soon 阿顺猪杂汤)

Our next destination was supposedly a heavenly tasting snack but our roving eyes caught a crowded kopitiam selling fish head beehoon shop, Kedai Makanan Minuman Ah Soon 阿顺猪杂汤. Needless to say, the gluttony part of us detoured from the original route and we dashed swiftly to it. All of us agreed that this unexpected discovery … Continue reading

Hong Heng Beef Noodle Soup & Laksa 宏兴牛肉粉 · 叻沙 @ Kebun Baru

When we were driving around Ang Mo Kio (AMK) in search of Hualong Fishhead Steamboat beginning of June 2014, Space Donut (SD) mentioned that there’s a beef noodle stall that she would just up and go to whenever her cravings strike! I told her to put me on that “hit list” whenever her penchant arises. … Continue reading

Breakfast @ The Tamarind Restaurant, The Village, Coconut Island – Phuket Trip Day 2

On the second day of our stay, the children slept in a bit, only Sam was awake and whilst on his way out he saw that I was already up and about so he invited me to join him for breakfast. Breakfast has been priced into our room and board so it’s free! Sam and … Continue reading