yi liu xiang nasi lemak

Yi Liu Xiang Nasi Lemak in Hainanese Village Food Centre

yi liu xiang nasi lemak stall

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

The Pasta Stop Ci Yuan Hawker

The Pasta Stop in Ci Yuan Hawker Centre

Ci Yuan Hawker Centre

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

Char Grill Bar Grilled Chicken

Char-Grill Bar in Hougang Street 21

Char-Grill Bar Stall

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.

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seng huat pork bun

Seng Huat Coffee House Pork Bun in Hougang

seng huat coffee house menu

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.

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Seng Huat Coffee House Bak Chor Mee up close

Seng Huat Coffee House Bak Chor Mee in Hougang

Seng Huat Coffee House Hougang

Every time I passed by Seng Huat Coffee House in Hougang Central, I would always notice a queue for this particular bak chor mee stall. Little did I realize that Seng Huat has an identical coffee house in North Bridge Road also serving its famous bak chor mee. Thinking back, I must have eaten this bak chor mee in their North Bridge Road coffee house years ago but I have very little recollection of the taste. Read More

knuckles bistro pork knuckle

Knuckles Bistro in Kovan

knuckles bistro decor

Lao Beng eats hawker food most of the time but there will be occasions when he will also try out food in cafes and restaurants. This is especially so if he does not need to fork out a single cent. Yes, Lao Beng is a cheapskate.

My friend decided to treat me to lunch for returning a favour that I had helped in previously.

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