Author Archives for Gin Chua

Good Year Chicken Rice

Good Year Local Hainanese Chicken Rice Ball Is Closing Down For Retirement

March 30, 2019 8:37 pm Published by Comments Off on Good Year Local Hainanese Chicken Rice Ball Is Closing Down For Retirement

Photo Credit: vimypedia Good Year Local Hainanese Chicken Rice Ball made a short post on their Facebook page saying that they will be stopping operations for retirement. This announcement comes rather abruptly but they expressed gratitude to their loyal customer fan base for supporting them all this while. Chicken rice balls are special to Malacca but we have been able to forgo the...


Inspirasi Featured Img

Inspirasi – A Well-Loved Gem In Bedok Selling Super Cheap, Slurp-worthy Mee Rebus

March 29, 2019 9:00 am Published by Comments Off on Inspirasi – A Well-Loved Gem In Bedok Selling Super Cheap, Slurp-worthy Mee Rebus

When Bedok Interchange Hawker Centre was being revamped, a few stalls were rumoured to stop operating. Inspirasi was one of those that many heaved a sigh of relief over when they reappeared with their signboard up a few weeks before the centre’s reopening. Established in 1970, the Inspirasi name is familiar to many and is the first name that comes...


Mr Lorbak Featured Img

Mr Lorbak – S$3.50 Lu Rou Fan & Ultra Tender Pork Trotters

March 26, 2019 9:00 am Published by Comments Off on Mr Lorbak – S$3.50 Lu Rou Fan & Ultra Tender Pork Trotters

Lor Bak (braised pork) is a dish that reminds many of us of our mums’ cooking. William Liou took inspiration from his mother’s recipe to set up Mr Lorbak. This man is a fourth-generation hawkerpreneur who gave up his white-collar profession and started out by selling lu rou fan (braised pork rice) as his only dish. His menu has since expanded to include other braised dishes and...


Xiao Yang Guo Kui

Xiao Yang Guo Kui – China’s Traditional Guo Kui Street Snack Lands In Singapore

March 22, 2019 2:11 pm Published by Comments Off on Xiao Yang Guo Kui – China’s Traditional Guo Kui Street Snack Lands In Singapore

The newest snack here that hails from China is guo kui and Shanghai brand Xiao Yang Guo Kui is the first to bring it over to Singapore’s shores. This popular street snack in China that originated in Hubei is not your average Chinese biscuit. It has 1000 years of history behind it and you can watch yours being made. Since it’s baked-to-order, it always...


Flavour Fling Milo Popcorn Chicken With Sauces

Flavour Flings – Milo Fried Chicken Is Now A Thing In Hougang

March 16, 2019 9:00 am Published by Comments Off on Flavour Flings – Milo Fried Chicken Is Now A Thing In Hougang

If you’ve ever turned your gaze up North to our Malaysian neighbours and thought their Chicken Chop Milo Earthquake was blasphemy, you’ll now get to find out how it still became a hit in Kuala Lumpur. The folks at Halal-certified Flavour Flings have introduced our own version of the calorie bomb with Milo-Coated Fried Popcorn Chicken (S$9.90). Insane, or pure...


Tai Seng Fish Soup Fried Fish Soup

Tai Seng Fish Soup – A Fish Soup Gem In Ubi That’s Worth The Long Wait

March 6, 2019 9:00 am Published by Comments Off on Tai Seng Fish Soup – A Fish Soup Gem In Ubi That’s Worth The Long Wait

Fish soup is a bowl of warmth to have after emerging from your cold office during lunch break. It’s a change from having jook (congee) every day when you’re sick with a sore throat. You know if you’ll be back for it if you like the fish, the broth, or both. But sometimes, what elevates a fish soup as a gem are the non-essential ingredients...