A Gastronome Experience


Satay Club (Pasir Panjang FC)
July 10, 2009, 3:27 pm
Filed under: Hawker Fare, Malay/Indian, Snacks

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If you were from my mother’s generation, Satay Club ought to hold some special and fond memories for you. After the demolishment of the food center which once housed the well-acclaimed Satay Club stalls, the stall owners have since scattered and relocated to various places across the island. At 50 cents a stick, the price may be steep to some, but for better quality and a whole lot of nostalgia, would 50 cents a stick sound less unreasonable?

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Hua Kee
July 9, 2009, 3:15 pm
Filed under: Chinese, Hawker Fare

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Hua Kee, a cze char cum seafood stall housed inside Pasir Panjang’s food center. Due to the ongoing construction, the food center seems to have experienced a drop in patrons. If you are arriving via private transportation, do keep your eyes peeled for the car-park signage as it can be rather inconspicuous and obscure from view.

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Malaysia Part IV
May 22, 2009, 4:07 pm
Filed under: Breakfast/Brunch, Chinese, Hawker Fare, Snacks

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The third day had arrived and it also marked the end of our 3D2N stay in KL. She wanted Wanton Mee, he wanted Yong Tau Foo, while i wanted Pork Noodles. To satisfy everybody’s craving, heading to Malaysia’s very own “Kopitiam” was our very best option. Where else can you find variety but at a “Kopitiam”?

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Fried Flat Noodles
April 23, 2009, 5:04 am
Filed under: Chinese, Hawker Fare

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Char Kway Teow, which literally means “fried flat noodles”, is one of the most loved hawker dishes in Singapore. The crisp croutons of fried pork lard is what gives it its characteristic flavor. But due to its high fat content, Char Kway Teow has a reputation of being an unhealthy dish. To cater to the growing pool of health conscious Singaporeans, some hawkers have minimized the addition of oil while others substitute pork lard with Ikan Bilis and leafy greens instead.

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Planet Pasta
April 23, 2009, 5:02 am
Filed under: Hawker Fare, Italian

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Pasta in the heartlands. I believe its a pretty lucrative business considering that more and more of them alike are sprucing up all over the heartlands. During times like these, when everyone starts scrimping and going easy on their wallets, it sure makes great sense to settle for a plate of “heartlander” pasta.

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Cheap & Sedup!
April 23, 2009, 4:52 am
Filed under: Hawker Fare, Malay/Indian

We always associate the legendary Hillstreet Char Kway Teow with Bedok South’s Food Center but did you know that the food center also houses another hidden gem?

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