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
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
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.
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
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.
On a hot late morning in July, I was hunting for brunch at Kovan Hougang Market and Food Centre. Attracted to this “Bak Chor Mee” (Minced Meat Noodle) stall due to the long queue, I decided to join in the queue of Fa Ji Minced Meat Fishball Noodle Stall.