Feature – Michelin


Huat Heng Fried Oyster - Crispy Oyster Omelette At Whampoa Drive Food Centre, With Michelin Recommendation

Talk about popular fried hawker dishes in Singapore, and Char Kway Teow, Hokkien Mee, Fried Carrot and Oyster will come to mind. Oyster Omelette 蠔煎, commonly called ”Orh Luak” consist of starch (typically potato starch), egg batter and small oysters fried today, usually enhanced with a spicy chilli sauce with lime. The Singapore style is quite different from say the Taiwanese version – which is starchier and has a sweet-sauce poured over. However, this is not a hawker dish that everyone loves, as it can be heavy and greasy. Some of the notable stalls to get it from include......

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The Guest House 請客樓 - 2 Michelin Star Chinese Restaurant In Taipei, With Delicious Sichuan And Taiwanese Cuisine

The Guest House 請客樓 – 2 Michelin Star Chinese Restaurant In Taipei, With Delicious Sichuan And Taiwanese Cuisine

The Guest House 請客樓 is one of the five restaurants awarded with 2 Michelin Stars during the Michelin Guide Taipei for its “excellent cooking that’s worth a detour”. The other 4 restaurants are RAW, Tairroir, Sushi Anomato, and Shoun RyuGin 祥雲龍吟. During my last trip, some of my...

April 14, 2019
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Tiong Bahru Lien Fa Shui Jing Pau – Perhaps The Last Crystal Dumpling Stall Standing In Singapore, At Alexandra Village Food Centre

Tiong Bahru Lien Fa Shui Jing Pau – Perhaps The Last Crystal Dumpling Stall Standing In Singapore, At Alexandra Village Food Centre

I do miss the good-old Tiong Bahru Food Centre, you know, that era even BEFORE the move. That was when I would persuade my ah-ma to get some hot, steaming, fresh Crystal Dumplings (Shui Jing Bao) 水晶包. I loved that more than its ‘cousin’ of Soon Kway 笋粿 that...

April 10, 2019
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Leon Kee Claypot Pork Rib Soup - Malaysian Style Claypot Bak Kut Teh At Alexandra Village Food Centre, With Michelin Recommendation

Leon Kee Claypot Pork Rib Soup – Malaysian Style Claypot Bak Kut Teh At Alexandra Village Food Centre, With Michelin Recommendation

There are basically three main types of Bak Kut Teh (pork rib soup) that can be found in Singapore. The Teochew style which is lighter with more pepper and garlic – probably most commonly found here; the Cantonese with stronger flavoured soup and herbal taste; and the Hokkien with...

April 05, 2019
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Taipei Michelin Guide 2019 – 24 Street Food With Bib Gourmand, Includes Fuzhou Black Pepper Bun, Lan Jia Gua Bao, Liu Yu Zai

Taipei Michelin Guide 2019 – 24 Street Food With Bib Gourmand, Includes Fuzhou Black Pepper Bun, Lan Jia Gua Bao, Liu Yu Zai

The Taipei Michelin Guide has announced their Bib Gourmand awardees, with 24 street food stalls found in night markets included, of which 15 of them are new entries. Interestingly, the guide chose to announce the Bib Gourmand restaurant/eateries and street food listees separately this year. 9 of last...

April 03, 2019
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Wah Kee Big Prawn Noodle - "Michelin" Prawn Noodles Served By "Auntie With Attitude", At Pek Kio Food Centre

Wah Kee Big Prawn Noodle – “Michelin” Prawn Noodles Served By “Auntie With Attitude”, At Pek Kio Food Centre

It is slightly unfortunate that Wah Kee Big Prawn Noodle at Pek Kio Market and Food Centre has become more ‘famed’ for a temperament owner, rather than its goods. Just have a scroll through various review websites, and you would find countless feedback on the auntie’s attitude, especially if...

April 02, 2019
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