Tag: Michelin Singapore


Shi Wei Da 食为大 – Sumptuous Satay Bee Hoon at Bedok 85 Fengshan Market, With Michelin Bib Gourmand

Satay bee hoon is one of those fast-disappearing dishes in Singapore, and I won’t be surprised if some of the millennials have yet to even try it before. The local hawker dish is said (accordingly to Wikipedia) to be invented by the Teochew people who immigrated to Singapore … one of those foods that is proudly created here that nobody is taking claims of its origins yet. This is essentially hot satay sauce poured on bee hoon (vermicelli), added with ingredients such as pork slices, prawns, cockles, cuttlefish and kang kong. Its appearance might not be enticing and looks......

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

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...

July 28, 2018
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Chai Chuan Tou Yang Rou Tang - Flavourful Mutton Soup (With Brain) With Michelin Bib Gourmand, At Bukit Merah View Hawker Centre

Chai Chuan Tou Yang Rou Tang – Flavourful Mutton Soup (With Brain) With Michelin Bib Gourmand, At Bukit Merah View Hawker Centre

A long queue has formed before the opening hours of 11am at Block 115 Bukit Merah View Hawker Centre, all to get their hands on a bowl of hot Mutton Soup. Chai Chuan Tou Yang Rou Tang 柴船头羊肉汤 with more than 30 years of history, has recently been included...

July 24, 2018
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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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