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Yong Seng Teochew Fishball Noodle @ 105 Hougang Avenue 1

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At my favourite place again for my usual lor mee or fried hokkien mee, noticed that this stall of fishball noodles always have a queue and always closes before 2pm. So my mum went to queue for it. Queue was pretty fast for about 5-10mins.

The stall and the queue...
Quite a lot of ingredients and noodles. For only $2.70 per bowl! Wow!

Rating: 5/5.

Taste: One of the best Bak Chor Mee I’ve tasted so far. The broth is damn solid and the taste of the noodles is just perfect. Now I understand why the long queue everytime!

Portion: Above average

Price: $2.70 per bowl. If pack it’s $3.00 I think.

RTE: Yuppers!

Location: Block 105 Hougang Avenue 1 #02-39. Usually runs out by 2pm.

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Shun Shun Heng Bak Kut Teh (JB)

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I was in Johor Bahru Malaysia few weeks back to make some suit and shirts. I know there are a lot of good food just opposite of Holiday Plaza where rows and rows of shop houses are.

Hence I was looking around for some nice bak kut teh and only found one dedicated store selling that. So I parked along the roadside… without parking coupons… mind you the carpark person comes like every hour… So try to park near the food place everytime. check out my pics and comments below:

The place
Where the claypots of bak kut teh are being cooked... good thing is they are still using charcoal to cook which adds a smoky flavour to the taste.
Salted Veg as side dish and You Tiao for dipping into the soup. Salted veg is a little sweet type...
Boiling hot bak kut teh

Rating: 3.5/5

Taste: To be honest, I was expecting super strong herbal taste but this didn’t have… Was there at 3pm, so maybe they added water to the broth? The taste was alright but maybe my expectation was a little higher.

Portion: About 4 small pieces of pork ribs. They will come to your table and ask you what you like to add inside the pot other than pork ribs. But I didn’t add any other things because I wanted to taste the original soup without any of the other stuff like clams, liver, intestines, etc… Maybe I’ll try the full mix next time and the soup may be better? Hmmm…

Price: RM$10.50. Quite ok I guess.

RTE: Maybe…. maybe…

Location: 23-51 Jalan Serigala, Taman Abad, 80250 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia (copy this address and check out on google maps)

1.486074103.761494

Teochew Bak Kut Teh (Balestier Road)

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Saw this new Bak Kut Teh place open not too long ago along Balestier Rd just after Rocca building. Have been wanting to try it, so was there during the holidays to check out if the food has something to shout about since they have converted the entire corner coffee shop into an airconditioned eatery with open air seating for smokers.

Walked into the shop during dinner time, was almost full inside. Basically all the staff there are all from China… No Teochews around… But the aircondition was really bad… it was hot!!! So I moved outside instead which was a lot cooler! So I placed my orders and realise the prices are not that cheap also.

The place
Bak Kut Teh - Only 3 pieces of pork ribs. Quite meaty though. But $5 for this small bowl.
Braised Pork Leg ($5) - Not bad quite tender but the taste... not like the normal black sauce braised lor taste... it's just not there yet...
Salted Vegetables - Not bad... but it's sweet... sigh. $2 per plate
You Tiao - For dipping into the soup. $1 per bowl.

Rating: 3/5

Taste: Soup has loads of pork taste in it which is good. BUT, too much white pepper!!! It was so much that I couldn’t talk after that. I felt irritated at the throat after drinking more than 5 spoonfuls of the soup. MSG can be tasted also… which is bad. Cut the pepper and MSG by half, the soup will be a lot better.

Portion: Below average

Price: Stated along with the pics.

RTE: Not in the near future. I rather pay a little more to have better stuff from the Founder Bak Kut Teh just down the next road.

Location: Round the corner of Balestier Road after Rocca Building

1.321475103.852767

Top Of The Town – Bak Chor Mee

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Was around the turning into Spottiswoode Park Road from Neil Road today and met up with my friend for brunch. He said the Bak Chor Mee there at the corner is damn good. So I tried.

Location is directly opposite Singapore General Hospital. You can park at the carpark there and walk across or you can find a lot behind along Blaire Road. Address is 167 Neil Road.

This is where I'm seated... Lunch time will be full house

So we ordered normal bowls and I requested to add more noodles as I was famished. So after a short wait, our food arrived.

Bak Chor Mee! Eh what is that piece of brownish thing?
It's a slice of ABALONE!!!
Soup which has such rich taste of so much minced pork has been cooked inside... there's a meat dumpling inside too!
Crispy Pork Lard... Took this pic for all my friends who love this... I'm not a fan though...

Rating: 5/5

Price: $3.50 (No price mark up for adding noodles)

Taste: Taste very nice, the chilli sambal they use is fried with loads of ingredients, a lot of ingredients with the noodles as well, the abalone slice was a surprise. Super worth it!

Portion: Damn good!

RTE: Hell yeah!!!