Singapore – North


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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Molten Diners - Affordable, Creative Western Food With All Types Of Sauces, Hidden At Upper Thomson

Molten Diners – Affordable, Creative Western Food With All Types Of Sauces, Hidden At Upper Thomson

It’s all about the sauce, sauce, sauce. Located along the Upper Thomson “foodie” stretch and nearby MRT stations Marymount, Bishan, and Caldecott, Molten Diners is an under-the-radar café-eatery waiting to be discovered. One of the reasons why this is called Molten Diners are the unique combination of sauces concocted...

April 04, 2019
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Duckland – Singapore’s 1st Roast Duck & Duck Delicacies Specialty Restaurant, At Novena United Square

Duckland – Singapore’s 1st Roast Duck & Duck Delicacies Specialty Restaurant, At Novena United Square

During the recent years, we have seen quite a number of “London Duck” and Roast Duck specialty restaurants opening up in Singapore. What makes Duckland different is its offering of BOTH Roast Irish Duck, and other Asian and Western duck delicacies in a casual setting. Therefore, you get culinary...

March 02, 2019
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Ah Hock Fried Hokkien Mee - Said To Be The Best Hokkien Mee At Chomp Chomp Food Centre, With Michelin Plate

Ah Hock Fried Hokkien Mee – Said To Be The Best Hokkien Mee At Chomp Chomp Food Centre, With Michelin Plate

Talk about the best Hokkien Mee in Singapore, and Chomp Chomp Food Centre comes to mind. Ah Hock Fried Hokkien Mee 亚福炒福建虾面 is considered the champ among many regulars in Serangoon; while there are also supporters for Chia Keng Fried Hokkien Mee (Stall #11 at Chomp Chomp) or Xiao...

March 02, 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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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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Chef Kang’s Noodle House - Michelin Starred Chef Sells Wanton Noodles At Toa Payoh, And I Waited 2 Hours For A Bowl

Chef Kang’s Noodle House – Michelin Starred Chef Sells Wanton Noodles At Toa Payoh, And I Waited 2 Hours For A Bowl

So, I queued 2 HOURS for Wanton Noodles. 120 minutes. You can watch a movie, burn a few hundred calories from jogging, or reach Bangkok from Changi Airport. But this was for Chef Kang’s Wanton Noodles. (Click PLAY for video highlights of Chef Kang’s Noodle House.) I dropped everything...

November 04, 2018
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