Tiong Bahru Lor Mee

Lor mee, S$3.00

Interrupting my Tweed posts with this Singapore food post. I’ve never really been a big fan of lor mee, but when I see a good one, I can’t resist. Tiong Bahru Lor Mee is one of the better ones around. Velvety smooth, the gravy isn’t overly salty and is enhanced with a slight herbal aroma…. 

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Duo Ji chee cheong fun

Steamed yam cake

Duo Ji has got to be my favorite hawker-style chee cheong fun 猪肠粉, literally “pig intestine noodle”. This nondescript-looking stall in Smith Street (Chinatown) food centre is something of a institution there for chee cheong fun lovers. They open at 7am, but can sell out as early as 9.30am! Whenever I go there for my… 

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Ah Heng Duck Rice

Braised duck with kway, S$5.00

Heard on the grapevine that Ah Heng is operated by the original founder of the famous Heng Gi Goose & Duck Rice in Tekka Market. No wonder I find the braised duck here tasting very similar to those at Heng Gi. During lunch hour, be prepared to queue. Besides braised duck, they also serve braised… 

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Roland Restaurant

Chilli crab

We have some overseas relatives visiting us. Naturally we wanted to bring them to try our world famous Singapore chilli crab. Did a Google search and found glowing reviews of Roland Restaurant, who claims that they are the original creators of this iconic dish. And so a dinner was planned. Long story short: Our meal… 

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