Tag: 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 the family legacy, the owners prepare food using their grandmother’s recipes in the tradition of TahSae district in Chumpon where she was born and raised. It is named after the iconic spicy, dry curried meat dish of “Khua Kling”. The restaurant is NOT that easy to find though, without a......

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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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Liu Shandong Beef Noodles 劉山東牛肉麵 - Authentic Taiwanese Beef Noodles In Taipei Hidden In An Alley, With Michelin Bib Gourmand

Liu Shandong Beef Noodles 劉山東牛肉麵 – Authentic Taiwanese Beef Noodles In Taipei Hidden In An Alley, With Michelin Bib Gourmand

Hailed as one of the best beef noodles in Taipei, Liu Shandong 劉山東牛肉麵 is a well-loved eatery in the Zhongzheng district. It has been around since 1951. Liu Shandong Beef Noodles was also awarded the Bib Gourmand in the inaugural Taipei Michelin Guide. Founded by 劉佩芹 who came...

February 18, 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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Lin Dong Fang Beef Noodles 林東芳牛肉麵 – Perhaps The Best Taiwanese Beef Noodles In Taipei, With Flavourful Soup & Tender Beef

Lin Dong Fang Beef Noodles 林東芳牛肉麵 – Perhaps The Best Taiwanese Beef Noodles In Taipei, With Flavourful Soup & Tender Beef

When people talk about the “Best Beef Noodles in Taipei”, it is usually a toss-up between Yong Kang Beef Noodles 永康牛肉麺館 or Lin Dong Fang Beef Noodles 林東芳牛肉麵. Though there are also supporters for other humble-looking but renowned shops such as Liu Shandong Beef Noodles 劉山東牛肉麵, Niu Dian...

January 05, 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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