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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yi shi jia wanton mee

Yi Shi Jia Wanton Mee in Kovan Hougang Market and Food Centre

yi shi jia wanton mee stall

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