Author Archives: K

Italy

It’s amazing how 5 years passed by so quickly. Updates became infrequent these days as our lives are consumed with incessant busyness. Gone were the days where we go for our secret Wednesdays (usually good value lunch sets in town) and they are now replaced with pre-scheduled monthly dinners. One thing however remains constant …..our loveRead More

Happy Birthday, P!

Read More

Hai Di Lao & Buttertrade Deliveries – The Perfect Combination for a Fuss-free Celebration!

Hai Di Lao delivery at our doorstep We love the Hai Di Lao hotpot experience (not the waiting time though) and were extremely excited when the restaurant started offering delivery services island-wide.  We found the perfect occasion (Christmas and 2 birthday celebrations) to order! All you need to do is to call Hai Di LaoRead More

5 Other Places (Besides Putian) to get a Good Bowl of Heng Hwa Lor Mee in Singapore

Putian’s Heng Hwa Lor Mee Heng Hwa lor mee is a staple (Read #cookforfamily) in my family. We love this bowl of gluey, white noodles infused with a strong seafood flavor – that’s definitely comfort food for us. Everyone thinks of Putian when they think of Heng Hwa lor mee (or Heng Hwa cuisine) inRead More

KPT Coffee Shop – Sheng He Fishball Noodle & Fried Prawn Noodle

KPT coffee shop (Right opposite Punggol Park) is a real gem….if you look hard enough. This tasty hokkien mee co-shares the same space as the fishball noodle stall. It’s really easy to walk pass the stall and not notice the HKM’s presence. We celebrated a joyous occasion today with one of our favourite local delights. HBD, Twice.Read More

Happy Birthday, P!

Hitting the big 3 is a milestone after all or so “they” say. Have a blast!Read More

Teppei Syokudo – Get Your Barachirashi Fix at Takashimaya

The Teppei empire is expanding fast and furious, moving to quick service branches (Teppei Syukudo) in Takashimaya and Millenia Walk.  We can now get a bowl of their barachirashi (Kaisen don) easily. The bowl of overflowing sashimi ($16) was assembled after order. It was generously portioned and highly satisfying. I also tried a few of their fried items in other visits but found them toRead More

Soi 19 Wanton Mee & Shanghai Ren Jia – Will only return to the latter

Soi 19 Wanton Mee & Shanghai Ren Jia These two popular eateries are located almost side by side at block 151 Ang Mo Kio Ave 5. The $5 wanton mee at Soi 19 Wanton Mee I think everyone is familiar with this Thai wanton mee that is making headlines. The stall front shows the many accolades and reviews. It is well-known forRead More

Tatsuya – An Extravagant Aburi Chirashi Bowl

The chirashi bowl is one of my favourite Japanese dishes. My usual go-to place is Aoki – well known for their high quality mazechirashi. I was very intrigued by Tatsuya’s aburi version and went there for lunch yesterday. I browsed through the menu and couldn’t find the famed bowl that made it to the top 5 chirashi bowlsRead More

Xiao Di Fried Prawn Noodle – A Worth-the-Trip Plate of Goodness

I read about this HKM from a couple of food blogs and put it on my to-eat list. I went down one afternoon to see whether this is worth the hype. VERDICT: A very good plate of HKM – fresh ingredients, crispy lard, robust stock and a fiery chili sauce.  Xiao Di Fried Prawn Noodle is locatedRead More