Tag: Bib Gourmand


Eminent Frog Porridge - Popular Frog Porridge Shop At Geylang Got A Michelin Bib Gourmand, Go For The Gong Bao

Why do Frog Porridge and Geylang go hand in hand? There are 3 prominent Frog Porridge shops at the red light district (known for its ‘night time activities’), including the newly-minted Michelin Bib Gourmand shop Eminent Frog Porridge at Lorong 19, G7 Sin Ma at Lorong 3, and Lion City at Lorong 9. (Click PLAY for video highlights of Eminent Frog Porridge.) Other than being a good source of animal protein, frog legs are said to be able to “increase stamina” and even treat impotence in men. Ah, I see. The relationship between Geylang and men; men and frogs.......

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Outram Park Fried Kway Teow Mee - Char Kway Teow Finally Awarded The Michelin Bib Gourmand, At Hong Lim Food Centre

Outram Park Fried Kway Teow Mee – Char Kway Teow Finally Awarded The Michelin Bib Gourmand, At Hong Lim Food Centre

There was a part of me that wondered how my late-mum would feel, knowing that her favourite Char Kway Teow stall was awarded the Michelin Bib Gourmand. (And “Char Kway Teow” is finally given its due recognition.) Perhaps she would have gone “Is it? Oh.”, and then life still...

July 21, 2018
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Rolina Traditional Hainanese Curry Puffs - Michelin Bib Gourmand Curry Puffs Found At Tanjong Pagar

Rolina Traditional Hainanese Curry Puffs – Michelin Bib Gourmand Curry Puffs Found At Tanjong Pagar

Never mind what critics say, the humble curry puff has gotten the Michelin nod. Both J2 Famous Crispy Curry Puff from Amoy Street Food Centre and Rolina Traditional Hainanese Curry Puffs from Tanjong Pagar Food Centre has gotten into the Michelin Bib Gourmand Singapore list. (Click PLAY for highlights...

July 19, 2018
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Alliance Seafood - Chilli Crabs And BBQ Sting Ray With Michelin Bib Gourmand, At Newton Food Centre

Alliance Seafood – Chilli Crabs And BBQ Sting Ray With Michelin Bib Gourmand, At Newton Food Centre

One of the surprising names that appeared in the Singapore Michelin Bib Gourmand is Alliance Seafood found at Stall 27 Newton Hawker Centre. Can’t deny that it is a more established name within the food centre itself, with more than 30 years in operation. But somehow, it is not...

April 26, 2018
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Trusty Congee King 靠得住 - 1st Congee Restaurant Awarded The Michelin Bib Gourmand In Hong Kong, Tasty Pork Liver & Scallop Congee

Trusty Congee King 靠得住 – 1st Congee Restaurant Awarded The Michelin Bib Gourmand In Hong Kong, Tasty Pork Liver & Scallop Congee

Trusty Congee King 靠得住 is the first congee restaurant ever to be included in the Michelin Guide’s Bib Gourmand listing. While it was recommended in the guide from 2011 to 2016, it finally earned the recognition of offering “exceptionally good food at moderate prices” status by the...

April 09, 2018
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Tasty Congee & Noodle 正斗粥麵專家 - Famous Wantun Noodles Restaurant At IFC Hong Kong, With Michelin Bib Gourmand

Tasty Congee & Noodle 正斗粥麵專家 – Famous Wantun Noodles Restaurant At IFC Hong Kong, With Michelin Bib Gourmand

The other well-known Wonton Noodle makers in Hong Kong, other than the Mak’s family, will be the Ho(s). Some background story: Mak Woon-chi is the ‘noodle king’ who changed the landscape of Hong Kong’s wanton noodle, and his family and disciples went on to open the different...

March 19, 2018
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Hangzhou Xiao Long Bao 杭州小籠湯包 - The Other Famous Dumpling Shop In Taipei, With Michelin Bib Gourmand

Hangzhou Xiao Long Bao 杭州小籠湯包 – The Other Famous Dumpling Shop In Taipei, With Michelin Bib Gourmand

A Taiwanese friend told me that while the tourists go for extra-super-famous Din Tai Fung 鼎泰豐, the locals head to the more ‘humble’ Hangzhou Xiao Long Bao 杭州小籠湯包. Founded by the Huang brothers who were raised in the Huaguang Community, Hangzhou Xiao Long Bao is a family-run business...

March 08, 2018
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Taipei Michelin Bib Gourmand 2018. Fuzhou Black Pepper Bun, Fu Hang Soy Milk And Yongkang Beef Noodles Awarded

Taipei Michelin Bib Gourmand 2018. Fuzhou Black Pepper Bun, Fu Hang Soy Milk And Yongkang Beef Noodles Awarded

The Michelin stars will be arriving to Taipei next week, but first… the Michelin Bib Gourmand list. The Bib Gourmand is awarded to restaurants and street stalls under a certain price range. There are 36 awardees, of which 10 are located in Taipei’s popular night markets. Some of...

March 06, 2018
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