Stand-alone, air conditioned store dedicated to mala xiang guo. They have hugeee fridges with a large variety of ingredients and meat neatly packed in balls! I especially love that they have youtiao here.

My partner and I ordered quite a large bowl of food with 2 noodles and 2 drinks, and the total bill was $29. Kinda expensive.

Ordered 小中辣 - not spicy enough, no numbness and the food turned out too salty. Still yummy, but would like more heat. Perhaps would try a notch spicier next!

While Mahua doesn’t charge service tax, the service was excellent. Very attentive manager watching over the queue and directing us to the seats. Food were cooked in mere minutes and served piping hot.

The skewers (chicken) were excellent. The green pepper was fresh and the chicken was nicely charred! The seasoning was also on point. Would definitely recommend.

Ordered their big breakfast which comes with curdy, bland eggs, slices of bacon and ham, juicy sausages, along with a slice of toast and fried wedges on the side.

A comforting hearty meal but nothing impressive. The sausages and bacon were well cooked but the eggs were disappointing.

I think the boss served the meal, great service.

Also got a cup of their TAN charcoal oolong milk tea. It was good! Do give it a try. I ordered 50% sugar level (without pearls) which was just nice.

Used Burpple 1-for-1 for this. We ordered their wagyu ribeye set and I chose their tomato soup base. The meal comes with a basket of veggies and some beancurd/fish paste accompaniments. They also offer condiments (eg chili padi, soy sauce, even ikan bilis/peanuts). The fish soup base was surprisingly nice, and tomato soup base was flat.

Overall the meal was pretty good but unmemorable. We were trying to finish up our meal but were still eating at 10pm. The staff, in true pagro fashion, started to switch the lights off row by row to hint us to leave.

Such a massive beast!!! It was probably bigger than the size of my face. The pork was lean, and the crust had a great crunch. Food was pretty good but gets overwhelming fast.

Visually, coco ichibanya has alot to work on. However taste wise curry was great - rich and full-bodied! The beef shabu slices were soft and tender. My only complain was that the omelette could have been runnier.

I thought my spice tolerance was pretty high, but the level 3 spice became too mouth numbing for me. A bunch of students seated next to me gamely ordered level 5. I wonder how did they fare.

Would definitely return - but perhaps try out a lower level of spice instead!

Came at 10am and almost all the dining stores, except for Pyroast and a pop-up bakery, were still closed. Decided to grab a couple of pastries alongside coffee (mocha and flat white) for our breakfast. The mocha was great. Not too acidic and sweet - perfect for someone who doesn’t drink much coffee. My partner enjoyed his cup of flat white too. Affordable coffee prices! Do note that Pyroast sell coffee, beer and waffles only. The pastries were from an event booth.

We had a blast walking around the event space and checking out the garden. Do check their ig for any events - definitely worth a visit.

Got a Chicken Chop and Pork Belly with garlic rice to share - the portions are huge! The chicken chop was tender and soft with a crisp exterior. Definitely one of the better ones I’ve had in Singapore hawker centres. The pork belly was so soft that the fat melted in my mouth - almost didn’t have to chew 😅 it was uninspiring though as it lacked flavor. We also shared a side of garlic rice and it was disappointing. Very dry rice, but on hindsight the garlic notes were strong.

Overall, I don’t see the hype but if you’re staying in the east, it’s a good meal for those who are hungry.

Ordered the Bolognese Linguine ($8.90) upsized! (+$2), along with a side of mentaiko + cheese fries and iced lemon tea.

Pasta was cooked perfectly; bolognese sauce was also really yummy - it has alittle heat from their pepper. Iced lemon tea was homemade with sugar syrup added. Mentaiko was torched in a little serving bowl. Fries were really crispy. Food was overall great!

Service was nice and courteous. Tried ordering paprika wings but it was sold out - the table next to us had managed to order the last serving and it smells ahmazingggg. The staff informed us that stocks ran out for the weekend.

Waiting time for the food was long however. I think they were short on manpower/kitchen was too small.

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Ordered the Bolognese Linguine ($8.90) upsized! (+$2), along with a side of mentaiko + cheese fries and iced lemon tea.

Pasta was cooked perfectly; bolognese sauce was also really yummy - it has alittle heat from their pepper. Iced lemon tea was homemade with sugar syrup added. Mentaiko was torched in a little serving bowl. Food was overall great!

Service was nice and courteous. Tried ordering paprika wings but it was sold out - the table next to us had managed to order the last serving and it smells ahmazingggg. The staff informed us that stocks ran out for the weekend.

Waiting time for the food was long however. I think they were short on manpower/kitchen was too small.

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Definitely order this dish! Stir fried with cai po, beansprouts, leek and prawns, this dish was fragrant and addictive. The carrot cake cubes were crispy outside and soft inside.

Had their waffle with gelato — the waffle was crisp yet fluffy, and the gelato was creamy, duriany and sweet. Amazing dessert!