Fu Lin 福林 YTF Leads To Telok Ayer Street Light-Up Event!

It was a rather early brunch and Fu Lin 福林 wasn’t ready. The staff allowed me to buy drinks from another shop a few doors away to be consumed in their premise. This was my second visit to Fu Lin YTF at Telok Ayer. The first was more than a couple years back when Jeremy, … Continue reading

Toa Payoh Housing Estate 大巴窑

A good part of my younger days were spent growing up in Toa Payoh Lorong 2 when my maternal grandma (pictured below) lived there. I was trained at the Toa Payoh Swimming Complex but my drowning experiences stopped me from pursuing this sports even at leisure. Guess I was a fish out of water. I … 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

Yong Tau Foo 酿豆腐 @ Food Opera ION

酿豆腐 pronounced as Yong Tau Foo (YTF) is dialect translation for stuffed soybean curd. Although there are YTF from the Teochew and Hokkien dialect groups, the Hakkas claim to originate this dish so it is not uncommon to see eateries with signboards proudly displaying Hakka Yong Tau Foo. Yong Tau Foo is a dish consisting … Continue reading

Unpalatable Plates & Passionate Paul

How can I tell you about him? Paul has been my family friend for 15 years, maybe more. Who cares? I’m not counting the years of our friendship but I would like to count my blessings having him. He was the one who introduced me to charity work more than 10 years ago. He was … Continue reading