Yan Ji Wei Wei Seafood Soup 炎记威威食品

We were on our way to Malacca, Malaysia to shoot the Malacca Straits Mosque but before that, we needed some foreign exchange and lunch. Steven said let’s go to Woodlands Centre a stone’s throw away from the immigration checkpoint, “There’s a great fish & seafood soup stall in the hawker centre that you may like”. … Continue reading

Polish Dumplings @ The Provision Shop At Everton Park

As far as I am concern, a provision shop is an old school pa-ma kind of small scale family-run grocery shop in our heartlanders’ neighbourhood. There was a time my mom would send me to pick up canned foods and sundries on cashless transactions and our debts were recorded in a little “555” booklet which … Continue reading

Mei Hua Ah Bee Bak Kut Teh 华美亞B肉骨茶

BKT, short for Bah Kut Teh, was introduced to Malaya (Malaysia and Singapore) in the 19th century by Chinese coolies and workers of Hokkien origin. The name literally translates to “meat bone tea”. Traditionally eaten with rice, the soup consists of meaty pork ribs simmered in a complex broth of herbs and spices like star … Continue reading

Ah Chuan Fish Soup 阿全鱼汤

Ah Chuan Fish Soup is run by Ah Chuan and Xiao He (younger brother). Ah Chuan does all the cooking while Xiao He serves the orders. Both are very dedicated to their business. I was witnessing Ah Chuan’s cooking and could tell by the seriousness in his look that he takes pride in his “job”. … Continue reading

Tin & Tin (Cathay) Beef Noodles

Tony was abroad for some time. His busy schedule also limited my communication with him eversince I last saw him at the Baroque Grill gathering. To me, Tony is like Johor’s hawkers’ warrior – he champions for them. He has interviewed and blogged on so many JB hawkers, some are not new. Rather, he is responsible enough to … Continue reading

Ayam Penyet – A Taste of Indonesia

Ayam Penyet is smashed chicken. I don’t know what they mean by smashed like running it over a car or something but what I tasted is crispy crunchy flavoursome skin with very very tender and juicy meat inside. I highly suspect the chicken to have been steamed or boiled very quickly in some spicy marinade … Continue reading

Quick Boiled Fish Soup

Fish soup is considered a healthier choice compared to meat broth. Is that true? I don’t know. I eat almost anything that is delicious. I tend to be picky about my food. In fact, when it comes to food, I can be a “snob”. My philosophy is if I do not eat good food, then … Continue reading

Pu Dong V.I.P.

Pu Dong Kitchen has done so well in the recent years they opened a V.I.P. room across the Kitchen. A personal butler is assigned to this spacious room with karaoke entertainment so a minimum spending is required in order to reserve it. My friends like the food here and so I was able to blog … Continue reading

Shell We Dine? – Jumbo Seafood Waterfront

 “Is your dinner appointment tonight?” “Nope, it’s tomorrow.” “In that case, wanna eat crab?” “Yes, of course, I want :)” The last time I was inside the Indoor Stadium was before the turn of the century (late 90’s) to catch the musical, Les Misérables. Jumbo equals Award Winning Chilli Crab. We made reservations for 7.30pm but … Continue reading

Chinese Mutton Soup – Hong Wen Mutton Soup

There are basically two main types of mutton soups in Singapore – the Indian Muslim Sup Kambing and the Chinese Mutton Soup which is again sub-divided into several dialect groups but the most common namely; the Hainanese Mutton Soup. Other variations are the Teochew and seldom if any to be found in stalls and restaurants, … Continue reading