ENG’S Char Siew Wantan Mee – the genuine original Eng’s wanton mee

Eng's wanton mee

Eng’s wanton mee has been popular in the Katong food scene for a long time. Its popularity has ignited another wanton mee war in the East. Now along Tanjong Katong Road, there is an “Original Eng’s” at No 287 and there is an “Genuine Original Eng’s” at No 248.

ENG'S Char Siew Wantan Mee
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Malaysian Food in Singapore – PappaRich KINEX

PappaRich KINEX

Notwithstanding the occasional Malaysia-Singapore food fights, the latest rounds triggered by Singapore’s bid to seek Unesco recognition for its hawker culture and CNN’s praise of Singapore chendol, there can be no denying that Singaporeans have a soft spot for Malaysian street food. The long running Penang Hawker’s Fair at York Hotel, Malaysian Chiak and Malaysian Food Street in RWS are popular with Singaporeans. PappaRich is another a good place for Malaysian food and the restaurant chain from Malaysia has many outlets all over Singapore.

PappaRich KINEX
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Pontian Wanton Noodles – New Salted Egg Chicken & Pork Rib Noodles

Pontian Salted Egg Chicken Cutlet Noodles

Pontian is a district in the South West of Johore with two towns known as  Pontian Besar and Pontian Kecil. However, mention Pontian and most Singaporeans will think of Pontian Wanton Noodles 笨珍云吞面.  The successful wanton mee franchise has outlets all over Singapore but the main offering has been the signature wanton noodles with deep fried wanton and thinly sliced char siew. Recently, Pontian Wanton Noodles introduced new noodles dishes to their menu. We headed to the Pontian Wanton Noodles in Eastpoint Mall to try the new Salted Egg Chicken Cutlet Noodles and Pork Rib Noodles.

Pontian Wanton Noodles
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Hai Kee Soy Sauce Chicken | new stall @ Viva Business Park

Hai Kee Soy Sauce Chicken

Soy Sauce Chicken has become popular in Singapore recently because of a little book published by a tyre manufacturer. We do not know the history of soy sauce chicken but we reckon Hai Kee or 海记 must be one of the early purveyors of soy sauce chicken rice in Singapore.  Hai Kee 海记 traces its heritage to a stall in Upper Cross Street started in the 1950s. Today Hai Kee has a flagship restaurant in Chinatown Point and several chicken rice stalls. There is a new outlet in the Bai Nian Foodcourt at Viva Business Park.

Hai Kee Soy Sauce Chicken

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阿和麺薄 Ah Hoe Mee Pok in Tanjong Katong

阿和麺薄 Ah Hoe Mee Pok in Tanjong Katong

阿和麺薄 Ah Hoe Mee Pok is another noodle stall in the stretch of Tanjong Katong Road with a number of popular eating places. The famous Eng’s Char Siew Wantan Mee (and the competing Eng’s Wantan Noodles) as well as Ponggol Nasi Lemak, Nan Xiang Chicken Rice and Heng Long Teochew Porridge are concentrated in that area. 阿和麺薄 Ah Hoe Mee Pok from West Coast has decided to set up their outpost in the East right in the middle of the Tanjong Katong hub for cheap and good food.

阿和麺薄 Ah Hoe Mee Pok in Tanjong Katong

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