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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arnolds fried chicken up close

Arnold’s Fried Chicken in Hougang Green Shopping Mall

arnold's fried chicken hougang green

Arnold’s Fried Chicken, I have read/heard this name umpteen times be it online or with friends who say that they are the Singapore’s answer to Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC).

Lao Beng happened to be around Hougang Green Shopping Mall and decided to check out the Arnold’s Fried Chicken outlet there. Like KFC, Arnold’s Fried Chicken has Halal certification as well. Read More

da zhong cafe coffee and kaya steamed bread

Da Zhong Cafe (大众茶室) in Hainanese Village Food Centre

da zhong cafe stall

Traditional coffee, half-boiled eggs and kaya toast are perennial favourites of Singaporeans when it comes to having them as breakfast or even during a tea break.

Da Zhong Cafe located in Hainanese Village Food Centre serves traditional Nanyang coffee, half-boiled eggs as well as kaya toast and steamed bread. Read More

Bedok Chwee Kueh

Bedok Chwee Kueh 勿洛水粿 (Lorong Ah Soo Branch)

Bedok Chwee Kueh Stall Lorong Ah Soo

Imagine yourself hungry and down to your last dollar in the year 2015 and you wonder what kind of Hawker Food you can buy to fill your tummy.

Bedok Chwee Kueh is the answer, four “Chwee Kuehs” (Steamed Rice Cakes) for the price of $1. This is the branch located in Hainanese Village Food Centre in Lorong Ah Soo.

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Molly nonya kueh served on old school plate

Molly’s Nonya Cake & Confectionery in Hougang

Molly nonya kueh store front

Holy Molly, Kueh ga-lo-re! That was the first thing that came to my mind when I stepped into Molly’s Nonya Cake & Confectionery in Hougang located just beside the Hainanese Village Food Centre.

I have eaten Molly’s Nonya Kueh at a relative’s birthday gathering many moons ago but had never visited the actual store. I had cravings one day and decided to pay them a visit. Read More

Blue Star Hokkien Mee Ingredients

Blue Star Fried Hokkien Mee (蓝星) in Hainanese Village Food Centre

Blue Star Hokkien Mee Stall

There are a lot of good food in Hainanese Village Food Centre (Lorong Ah Soo), I chanced upon Blue Star Fried Hokkien Mee one late afternoon and decided to give it a try.

Prices as shown in the picture are $3.50, $4.50 and $6.00 and I ordered the smallest portion. Read More