Ah Huat Wanton Noodles @ Dunman Food Centre

Hidden in the basement of Dunman Food Centre is an old-timer Singapore-style Wanton Noodle stall. Ah Huat has been selling wanton noodles all his life, first working for the famed Ang Moh Wanton Noodles in AMK and now operating his own stall in Dunman Food Centre. Advertisements

Surprise at Starbucks

Custard with Salty Egg Yolk Mini Mooncake from Starbucks. Surprising that it was not too bad, especially with a mug of unsweetened black coffee.

Satay By The Bay @ Marina Bay

A modern update on the Satay Club along the old Esplanade tradition, Satay By the Bay tries to recapture the hawker atmosphere of fragrant satay grilling away while the sea breeze blew. Well, this place did not capture any breeze and looking for the entrance was a challenge for one. I would recommend it for…

Kuehs and Snacks 老婶阿嬷潮州粿 @ ABC Brickworks

Traditional eats are fading away as each generations either retire or moved on. This Teochew Kueh has been a favorite of my family since I can remember. Of course, my mother’s kuehs were still the best. But when you could not get them, these will still do.

Street food @ Hsinchu 新竹城隍廟

When you visit Taiwan, do leave an empty stomach for its street foods. There are many good restaurants but nothing beats the street food around every corner of the cities and towns. Many cities have a night market called 夜市 (pasar malam in Singapore) where you can find a bargain (and often bad quality) knick-knacks…

Bollywood Veggies

Weekend meals with the family are always the best time of the week. Church service in the morning, followed by the pick-up to another good eat. Today we went to Bollywood Veggies – a pilgrimage for us as I am a big fan of Ivy Singh-Lim for her outspoken nature and zest for life, and…

Cooking for the Family

One of the way I de-stress is to cook for the family. My repertoire has increased over the years, thanks to my mother who patiently showed me the steps for all my favourites. Of course mother’s still best, I am just learning the ropes so that when I finally retire in Taiwan, I can still…

Macau – Lost City of Good Eats

Macau is at a crossroad – the city’s main income come from casinos. In fact Macau has overtaken Las Vegas as the Gambling Capital of the world. However, dining wise, I would voice a deep disappoint that the casinos have not brought about a renaissance of the culinary type. In fact, the best eateries are…

Comfort Food: Pig Brain Mee Sua

Stuck in the airport while on my way to Macau. Could not help but to think about comfort food to warm my cockle-laden arteries. This Myanmar eatery in Macau that has been there for the past 50 years came to mind. Introducing Tokyo Cafe Pig Brain Mee Sua. Health Warning: If you are not a…