Taiwanese Lu Rou Fan Recipe 台湾滷肉飯食谱

There are two offerings of Lu Rou Fan in Taiwan, diced pork belly (滷肉飯) and pork mince (肉脞飯). I love pork so I enjoy both styles. I also love to research recipes and see if anything could be done to level up my current formula. Et voilà, I did find something new for Taiwanese Lu … 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

Delicious Makan Trail In Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia! Part 2 (Kedai Makan Swee Kee 水记炖品)

Tony mentioned a no signboard fish ball noodles stall which comes highly recommended by Johor Kaki readers from Batu Pahat. He’d missed this stall during all his previous visits to Batu Pahat and was hoping that it would be opened today. As luck was on our side, the stall was opened for business that morning. … Continue reading

Koo Kee Yong Tow Foo Mee 高記釀豆腐面 @ People’s Park Food Centre

For more than 60 years, Koo Kee has been dishing out bowls after bowls of delicious home-made Yong Tau Foo (YTF). It was until recently that I realised this stall is a brand name under Gao Ji Food. My brother was the first to bring me to Koo Kee for YTF almost 2 decades ago. … Continue reading

Maxwell Food Centre

Making 100 friends is not a miracle. The miracle is to make a single friend who will stand by your side even hundreds are against you. – Anonymous I had two angels with me yesterday. We finished our project and went on our way to eat. Z had eaten a few hours ago at the … Continue reading

Seoul Eats – Pojangmacha 포장마차

Seoul Eats – Pojangmacha 포장마차 literally means “covered wagon” and is the essence of Korea’s street food culture! Jongno is the most famous area for Pojangmacha but you can still find some decent food in Gwangjang and Namdaemun markets. Less I forget, Shinchon and Hongdae are also popular areas where night market/street foods offered at … Continue reading

Indian Street Food – SiraJ

I could barely remember but the first time I ate Indian Rojak, it was probably in my pre-teens at Rasa Singapura Food Centre, now defunct. It was located in Tanglin Road at Tudor Court, near The Regent, Singapore. It’s also been long time since I tasted Indian Mee Siam, not since the demolition of Taman … Continue reading

Where There Is Ruin There Is Hope For Treasure – Good Luck Restoran 泗湾幸运海鲜酒楼

Where there’s ruin, there’s hope for treasure. Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore – Anonymous We departed Nan Bei Restoran 南北 and headed eastward. No, not by boat. Along the way, Tony (Tony Johor Kaki fame) told us about a spooky ghost ship. He said his … Continue reading

One Tonne Mee 云吞面

UPDATE (JAN 2014): SORRY BUT THIS WANTON MEE STALL IS NO LONGER OPERATING. It is now Loo’s Hainanese Curry Rice – Thanks to Jeremy a reader who informed me in comments below. The last few meals I had were noodles. I regretted saying “oodles of noodles” in Bak Chor Mee post and now I have … Continue reading