忠于原味 Wanton Noodles – 我为何决定 “不见天”

Having spent most of my past 1.5 years away from home, I often faced occasions when I had strong craving for Wanton Noodles. I blame these cravings on 忠于原味Wanton Stall…

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Favorite stall to go to for my Wanton Mee fix – expect to queue for approximately 15 minutes during the weekends. Bearable, in my opinion….and definitely worth the wait.

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The boss and his wifey. Notice they offer  不见天叉烧 – something brought to my attention by a friend recently (despite patronizing this stall for quite some time now). 不见天叉烧 would mean “don’t see sky Cha Siew” if directly translated – the tow kay decided to call it “Premium Cha Shao” which I think is a good interpretation in this case :) According to the towkay neo, we need to specially request if we would like the Premium Cha Siew – otherwise, they would just give you the normal cut. 不见天叉烧 or Premium Cha Siew is taken from the underarm area of a pig (area between the pig’s shoulder and belly which would never have been exposed to sunlight) - hence, the meat is more fatty and tender….yums!!!

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Normal Cut of meat that comes with the usual order if you do not specify

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不见天 order which costs $4 ($1 more than the normal) - what you get here is a juicer version due to the strip of fats running across as can be seen :P

Needless to say, I would go for the 不见天 (Premium) version, anytime. Although more unfriendly to the waistline, I feel the extra hour in the gym is every bit worthwhile!

忠于原味 Wanton Noodles
Address: Tiong Bahru Market Unit #02-30
Opening Hours: 8.30am to 1pm (every day except Fridays)
Price: $3 (small) or $4 (large or if you opt for Premium Chao Shao)

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