Singapore – West


Ivy’s Hainanese Herbal Mutton Soup - Comforting Mutton Soup At Pasir Panjang, With Michelin Recommendation

Herbal Mutton Soups are not that commonly found in Singapore, because of the meat’s gamey texture, smell, and ‘heaty’ properties. Ask around if your friend’s favourite meat is mutton, and chances are low at this part of the world. However, there are still a couple of Mutton Soup places people would go to, including Chai Chuan Tou Yang Rou Tang at Bukit Merah View, New World Mutton Soup at Bedok Interchange Food Centre, Kong Kee Mutton Soup at Jalan Besar, and 老吴記 Mutton Soup at Ang Mo Kio Avenue 10. Ivy’s Hainanese Herbal Mutton Soup is a relatively popular......

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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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Koh Brother Pig’s Organ Soup - Famous "Zhu Za Tang" With Glutinous Rice Rolls At Tiong Bahru, With Michelin Recommendation

Koh Brother Pig’s Organ Soup – Famous “Zhu Za Tang” With Glutinous Rice Rolls At Tiong Bahru, With Michelin Recommendation

To be honest, Pig’s Organ Soup 猪杂汤 is not the kind of hawker food that is on constant-radar, but when I need something comforting during colder weathers. My usual default choice is Cheng Mun Chee Kee Pig Organ Soup 正文志记猪什汤大王 at Foch Road, Lavender area; and Koh Brother Pig’s...

March 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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