Feature – Michelin Bib Gourmand


Lao Fu Zi Fried Kway Teow – Good-Old Char Kway Teow At Old Airport Road Food Centre, With Michelin Bib Gourmand

Char Kway Teow, which is stir-fried noodles, is one of those local hawker food that I appreciate more as I get older. One dish, different flavours, many styles. You never get the same type of Char Kway Teow between stalls. And as most owners (typically older uncles of a certain age) fry them plate by plate, you may not even get that ‘same taste’ even as you go back to the same stall. Sometimes, depends on uncle’s mood. That is what gives it character. I have tried Lao Fu Zi Fried Kway Teow 老夫子炒粿条 at Old Airport Road quite......

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Khua Kling Pak Sod - Recommended Authentic Southern Thai Cuisine In Bangkok, With Michelin Bib Gourmand

Khua Kling Pak Sod – Recommended Authentic Southern Thai Cuisine In Bangkok, With Michelin Bib Gourmand

After several trips to Bangkok, I wanted to search for more authentic, family-style Thai dishes that I may not be so familiar with. Khua Kling Pak Sod comes highy recommend, a family-owned restaurant that specializes in authentic southern Thai cuisine and serves home-style Thai dishes. To carry on...

February 28, 2019
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Fresh Taste Big Prawn Noodle – Zion Road Prawn Mee That Packs An Umami Punch, With Michelin Bib Gourmand

Fresh Taste Big Prawn Noodle – Zion Road Prawn Mee That Packs An Umami Punch, With Michelin Bib Gourmand

When people go for Prawn Noodles aka Hae Mee, it is always about the broth. It has to be flavourful, brimming with seafood-goodness, with tinge of sweetness and most importantly taste gao-gao (intensely rich). Of all the prawn noodle stalls in Singapore, I visit the Zion Riverside Food Centre’s...

February 25, 2019
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Halal Chinese Beef Noodles 清真中國牛肉麵食館 - Halal Taiwanese Beef Noodles In Taipei, With Michelin Bib Gourmand

Halal Chinese Beef Noodles 清真中國牛肉麵食館 – Halal Taiwanese Beef Noodles In Taipei, With Michelin Bib Gourmand

For Muslim friends travelling to Taipei, worry not as there are quite a number of Halal food establishments to be found in the city. One of which is Halal Chinese Beef Noodles 清真中國牛肉麵食館, known for its Taiwanese-style Beef Noodles. The restaurant was also awarded the Bib Gourmand in...

February 20, 2019
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Balestier Road Hoover Rojak – That Famous Whampoa Rojak With Century Egg, With Michelin Bib Gourmand

Balestier Road Hoover Rojak – That Famous Whampoa Rojak With Century Egg, With Michelin Bib Gourmand

Funny how we often use the word ”Rojak” in our colloquial language, yet the dish has somehow gone under-the-radar in the recent few years. For foreign friends who are wondering what exactly is Rojak… in Malay, it means “eclectic mix”. It is a uniquely Singapore experience to try –...

February 14, 2019
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Sin Kee Famous Cantonese Chicken Rice - Old Margaret Drive Chicken Rice, Now With Michelin Bib Gourmand

Sin Kee Famous Cantonese Chicken Rice – Old Margaret Drive Chicken Rice, Now With Michelin Bib Gourmand

Margaret Drive’s Queenstown Library was where I used to borrow books (maybe this will reveal my age). The joy continued with a meal at the food centre opposite, and the staples would usually include popiah, pan-fried dumplings, and yes, Sin Kee Chicken Rice. Sin Kee is a well-known name...

February 07, 2019
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Heng 興 - Carrot Cake And Oyster Omelette With Michelin Bib Gourmand, At Newton Food Centre

Heng 興 – Carrot Cake And Oyster Omelette With Michelin Bib Gourmand, At Newton Food Centre

Thanks to “Crazy Rich Asians”, the popularity of Newton Food Centre among tourists seems to have increased, being visibly more crowded when I visited on a weekday night. Newton Food Centre somehow has the reputation of being a touristy place, and not so much a hot-favourite for the locals....

January 10, 2019
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Sanguan Sri - Popular & Hidden Old School Thai Restaurant In Bangkok City, That Many Tourists Do Not Know About

Sanguan Sri – Popular & Hidden Old School Thai Restaurant In Bangkok City, That Many Tourists Do Not Know About

Sanguan Sri (pronounced minus the “r”) is an unassuming hole-in-the-wall Thai restaurant along Phloen Chit Road in Bangkok that has stood the test of time. It has been in business since 1970 (older than many of us), remaining classic for almost half a century while the area around...

November 15, 2018
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Sik Bao Sin - Zhi Char Restaurant Serving Only 13 Items On The Menu, With Michelin Bib Gourmand

Sik Bao Sin – Zhi Char Restaurant Serving Only 13 Items On The Menu, With Michelin Bib Gourmand

You would notice Sik Bao Sin (Desmond’s Creation) at Geylang is very different from other zhi char (cooked food) places. There are only 13 items on the menu, dishes are either wok-fried or steamed. All menu items (except 1, find out below which one) are originally from Sik Wai...

November 09, 2018
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Lian He Ben Ji Claypot Rice - One Of Singapore's Best Claypot Rice, Be Prepared To Wait Long If You Didn't Reserve

Lian He Ben Ji Claypot Rice – One Of Singapore’s Best Claypot Rice, Be Prepared To Wait Long If You Didn’t Reserve

In our modern society where everything is about being fast and efficient, Claypot Rice is possibly one of those food that would disappear in time to come. I mean, those stalls that cook the rice in the pot, not add after. Lian He Ben Ji Claypot 联合本记砂煲饭 located at...

November 01, 2018
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Hong Kong Yummy Soup 香港靚湯 - Comforting Cantonese Soups From $3.50, With Michelin Bib Gourmand

Hong Kong Yummy Soup 香港靚湯 – Comforting Cantonese Soups From $3.50, With Michelin Bib Gourmand

There is always a moderately long queue for this Cantonese Soup stall at Alexandra Village Food Centre, all for comforting, nutritious soups at inexpensive prices. For $3.50, you can get a rather filling meal. Hong Kong Yummy Soup 香港靚湯 was recently awarded the Michelin Bib Gourmand in Singapore. A...

August 04, 2018
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High Street Tai Wah Pork Noodle - Bak Chor Mee By "The Brother", With Michelin Bib Gourmand At Hong Lim Food Centre

High Street Tai Wah Pork Noodle – Bak Chor Mee By “The Brother”, With Michelin Bib Gourmand At Hong Lim Food Centre

There are still customers who confuse this with the1 Michelin starred Hill Street Tai Hwa Pork Noodles at Crawford Lane. This stall is High Street Tai Wah Pork Noodle, located at Level 2 of Hong Lim Food Centre. It is spelt “Tai WAH”, while the other is “Tai HWA”....

August 02, 2018
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