Tag Archives: Noodles

[Closed] Marukin Ramen – Hakata-style Chicken Ramen at Scotts Square

Marukin Ramen is supposedly one of the most famous ramen chains in Tokyo since 1992, renowned for its slowcooked homemade soup created from high quality ingredients featuring the use of collagen for beautiful skin. After making waves through its hugely popular franchise showing in Shanghai IFC, Marukin Ramen has made its way to basement one […]

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B@Rochester – For That Romantic Dinner at Rochester

This is my first visit to Rochester Park, while out of the way, has been famed for its quality F&B outlets amidst the charming greenery. I arrived at B@Rochester, a contemporary Japanese restaurant set in an old-style bungalow with a huge bar serving sakes, shochu, and special cocktails. I spotted an old university mate there, […]

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Causeway Bay Hong Kong Café – More than 300 foods at Centrepoint

Centrepoint has been off the Orchard radar for a while, and I was gladly surprised to see a new Hong Kong café opening at Level 1 within an obscure corner. What’s a Hong Kong café without a wide-ranging variety of food? The menu is huge, with more than twenty different menu sub-headings to select from […]

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Wheat Baumkuchen – Sleigh-ride with Reindeer and Penguin Soba

Who would have thought this humble shop at Toa Payoh is selling the famous German Baumkuchen (pronounced without the ‘c’), also known as the “tree cake”? Located at the revamped Food Alley at Toa Payoh Central, Wheat Baumkuchen has also just introduced cool noodle dishes, named after animals living in the cold climate such as […]

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My Peranakan Spice Box – Nyonya Cuisine with a Creative Twist

Buah keluak toast? Babi chin la mian? Terong assam fries? We bet you have never tried them before till you visit My Peranakan Spice Box. This shop is quite well-hidden opposite HDB Hub, behind the famous Tiong Bahru Pao and Koi Bubbletea shops. I would say this is worth its find with over 30 dishes […]

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Hua Feng Mian Jia – The Longest Queue at Tiong Bahru Market

[Updated] Hua Feng Mian Jia has officially closed, and replaced by Hua Feng Roasted Delight. They have a similar looking signage and red coloured plates, but my suspicion was aroused when the queue was much much shorter than usual. So they are two different stalls. Nevertheless, I tried the new Hua Feng’s wanton noodles ($3) […]

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HonGuo – What’s The Cross Bridge Vermicelli?

Despite walking past HonGuo 红锅a number of times, I saw it as ‘just another Chinese eatery’ and never really knew what it sold. That is until I heard of its signature “Cross Bridge Vermicelli”. Known as 过桥米线, this is Yunnan’s best-known cuisine with more than 100 years of history. Word has it that a virtuous […]

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The Noodee Box – Ramen in a Box

We always talk about a good bowl of noodles. Now, how about a good BOX of noodles? Take-out noodle or “mien” boxes are quite common in some overseas countries, though seldom seen in Singapore. The Noodee Box, newly opened at Marina Square, offers ramen noodles packed in cute and convenient American-style take-out boxes, and this […]

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73+1 – Big Bounchy Fishballs

Top 73+1 Handmade Fishball Noodles has been around for more than 20 years. It was first opened by old Mr Tan at Clarke Quay near the historical ‘cha chun tau’ area, which means ‘jetty for boats carrying firewood’. It was where Mr Tan would sell Teochew-style fishballs to the firewood merchants and workers. Son Ah […]

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Thaksin Beef Noodles – Thai Noodles Fit for Royalty

This stall has a very catchy and unforgettable name. In case you are wondering, no, it is not opened by the former Prime Minister of Thailand. Owner Jaesen Ng initially wanted to name his stall after the Thai King when he started business in 1993. But when the name of a monarchy was not allowed […]

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