Whenever I want to get my rojak fix in the north-eastern region of Singapore, I would always head down to Kovan Rojak (高文罗惹) situated in Kovan Market and Food Centre. Read More
Older generation folks having their wanton mee fix near Wang Jiao Cooked Food stall in Hainanese Village Food Centre is a pretty common sight. One fine day, I finally felt old enough :p to give it a try on a hot weekday afternoon. Read More
Ponggol or Punggol is literally the same word with different spelling but most of us are more familiar with the latter. Thus, when I first saw the name Ponggol Nasi Lemak, I was kind of intrigued. Read More
Bak Chor Mee proves to be one of my most frequent hawker food in year 2016. I am sure a lot of you out there love eating Bak Chor Mee and would always choose this option when you simply cannot decide what else to eat in a hawker centre. Read More
It was around 10.30 in the morning and here was Lao Beng way behind the queue for Yi Liu Xiang (一流香) Nasi Lemak. Lao Beng was craving for the kuning fish (Yellowstripe scad) for months since my last visit.
I was hoping against hope that the kuning fish would still be available as the queue was long and the patrons in front of me were ordering multiple takeaways. Read More
Walking into an industrial estate like Defu Lane, one would not expect to find a shop selling biscuits. It is a different story here as Lao Beng walked towards Blk 32 Defu Lane 10 (the block on the right) to look for a particular biscuit shop.
I believe most of us have read that the government had pledged to build twenty new hawker centres in Singapore. Ci Yuan Hawker Centre, a 24hr hawker centre located in Hougang Avenue 9 is the first out of the twenty and it opened in August 2015.
Lao Beng finally had the chance to visit this hawker centre which is co-located in Ci Yuan Community Club one early evening. Read More
The Char-Grill Bar signboard/logo always looks so familiar and that is because you had probably seen one in your neighbourhood as it has 20+ outlets in Singapore.
Well, Lao Beng chanced upon this particular outlet in a coffee shop located in Hougang Street 21 one evening. Seeing so many people browsing the gigantic menu made me decide to give it a try.
How often do you see a pig head/face without reminding yourself of the image of a pig’s head hung at the HDB unit that is often associated to loan shark’s scare tactics when terrorizing loan defaulters?
At Seng Huat Coffee House in Hougang Central, one can order a pork bun/piglet bun at $3.50 without a reminder of the aforementioned experience.
Yi Shi Jia Wanton Mee located in Kovan Hougang Market and Food Centre always sees a consistent queue for its wanton noodle between breakfast to lunch hours.
This stall serves old school wanton noodle in a tomato ketchup base as well as a dark soy sauce version. Read More