Outram Ya Hua Rou Gu Cha

Bak kut teh meal at Outram Ya Hua.

This recent re-visit of Outram Ya Hua, a renowned Teochew-style bak kut teh specialist in Singapore, was somewhat of a letdown. This blog usually refrains from negative posts. But for such a famous place, I feel that they should maintain their standards instead of just riding on the coattails of their fame. The good: Peppery… 

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Founder Rou Gu Cha 發起人肉骨茶

Pork rib soup, S$6.00.

It was an eagerly anticipated outing. How could it not be? Its long history and glowing reviews make Founder one of the heavyweights in the Singapore’s bak kut teh arena. And so, our pork-loving makan gang – Camemberu, Hungry Cow, Keropokman+Momo, ladyironchef, and Nic – made our way there last evening for our premiere Founder… 

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Song Fa Bak Kut Teh

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We’ve passed by this bak kut teh (BKT) shop a couple of times before, making a mental note to check it out the next time a BKT craving hits. Well, the craving hit Sunday afternoon, so Ricky and I came here for a late lunch. They serve Teochew-style BKT here, i.e. the broth is brewed… 

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Singapore Food Festival 2008: Opening celebrations at Lau Pa Sat

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The Singapore Food Festival 2008 opened with a bang at Lau Pa Sat this evening. Local food bloggers received media invites to this event. Ooh, so now food bloggers are given mainstream media status? Cool! The guest-of-honor was Minister of State for Trade and Industry, Mr Lee Yi Shyan (second from left in above photo)…. 

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