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I don't normally go for pork belly (I like fats in my meat to be more evenly spread out), but this is an interesting take on it, with mee siam in the middle and mee siam gravy. Pork was fork tender and skin was perfect and crackling. You can easily scrape off the layer of fat if it gets too jelak. The accompanying kimchi was quite tasteless tho, would have preferred something more tangy, perhaps achar or pickles. You get 1-for-1 on this with #burpplebeyond, and you can even top up $3 for a drink and a small side.
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💡 : babasan has taken over the old boat q Fu Lin YTF location

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Achieving 65% of Malaysia standard is no mean feat. This hokkien mee has the requisite glistening pork lard oil, but could do with more wok hei. I would recommend queuing for this over the other popular stall here (penang ckt) which is very average.

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Not Malaysia standard of course (maybe about 65%), and the MTM is not cooked inside the claypot, but this dish is really very difficult to find in SG. The crispy pork lard and the killer sambal doesn't hurt either! Even tho the MTM isn't very prominently featured on the very cluttered menu, I think it is the best dish at this chain (several locations). Their ipoh hor fun is surprisingly bad for a signature dish.

The best place for birthdays because you get a free lobster with every order of the bomdiggity bag. My favorite sauces are The Works and peppa butter. The seafood is really fresh and they cater to groups really well. No complimentary water tho, which is always a point of angst for me.

These are mind blowing. Shoestring fries (my fave!) slathered with mentaiko mayo (also my fave!), then torched to give that extra smokiness. Plus spring onions for a spicy green kick. Even better than the oysters (which are fat and juicy btw). A bit expensive for fries maybe but take my money anyway !!!!
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💡: if you run out of mentaiko mayo you'll need to pay extra for another serving which is sad. They don't stock any chilli or ketchup either.

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Ordered the wagyu Ribeye medium rare but it arrived medium-well as pictured. As with all steakhouses in Singapore they just can't get it right so I would recommend ordering rare if you want medium rare. At these prices I prefer Stirling Steak (in the East where I live), but since Bizen is near my office, I still visit for a fuss free steak. I am not convinced that it is really is wagyu but I think it's fair to say that it's some sort of Japanese beef, as the meat is fairly tender and umami compared to the usual hard and dry astons steak.
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💡 : Be prepared for the typical Aston set up with the annoying and inefficient bottleneck at the entrance (order and pay first before getting seated) since NO ONE can decide on their order. This is one of those chains that would really benefit from a tablet order system so that indecisive customers can waste on their own time and not others.

Yea this rice bowl is as tiny as it looks! Wagyu was quite umami but the cut was very veiny (I couldn't chew to the end and had to spit out a little of every piece). Also no truffle smell or taste. This rice bowl is one for one with #burpplebeyond but I didn't feel full at all, had to split a sandwich with my friend at a nearby cafe after! Second time here but still not really loving it (had the dinner omakase the first time), and I only gave it a second chance because i love the food at Boruto where the chef used to work. Very puzzling... Recommend to skip.

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I don't normally eat in shopping mall restaurants as the food is usually sub-par, but this little place has an extremely promising menu! The menu is full of comfort foods, suitable for both solo dining or groups. As it was breakfast time I ordered the hand rolled chee cheong fun, which had such smooth silky skin and was chock full of minced pork, chye poh and dried shrimp. Plus points for the generous serving of tasty prawn paste chilli as well. The CCF be a tad salty for some, but perfect for me as I prefer intense tastes. Definitely coming back to try the popular claypot loshufun (my usual pick but too heavy for my breakfast visit).
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💡: located directly opposite h&m on ground floor

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The carrot cake here is steamed, giving it a different texture from the typical pan fried style, but still tasty due to the savoury cured meat and natural sweetness of the radish. The carrot cake is accompanied by a light soy sauce as well as xo sauce for dipping, but tastes good plain as well. I also like the 红油抄手 here, although it's also a healthier version with mostly vinegar and garlic instead of chilli oil.

Unlike the more commonly found Tsukemen where noodles are dipped into a hot, rich, pork based gravy, Afuri's tsukemen is accompanied by a kind of soy based, clear dipping sauce that is room temperature. So those who prefer their food piping hot should take note to avoid the dry version! I do like my food cold or at room temp, but I found the dipping sauce rather salty, with no taste of spice or yuzu. I much preferred the spicy yuzu soup ramen that I had last week with its thinner noodles and clear but tasty broth.
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💡: you MUST like the tangy citrus taste of yuzu to appreciate their signature soup base. It's not the typical tonkotsu ramen shop you find in SG offering pork based soup with rich mouthfeel.
💡💡: chilli lovers should avoid this place. They do not have any chilli condiments (no oil, pepper or cut chilli) and the spicy versions of their ramen (both dry and soup) are not spicy at all.

This is a relatively new item on their menu. I ordered level 3 which is the max spiciness. It is legit spicy but similar to most mala in Singapore, lacks the authentic numbing pepper taste. I would recommend sticking to their normal spicy Mazesoba if you like spicy food (covered in my previous review) . Noodles here are thick and have a chewy bite to them, and the chopped garlic gives the dressing a nice kick.

I have both 麻辣 and carrot cake obsession, so this is a match made in heaven. Basically LGM fried with carrot cake, but with a nice char and plenty of fluffy egg. I must say I'm surprised that a stall that offers so many different items can produce such a legit carrot cake. They offer other flavors as well, such as Otak, luncheon meat, even cheese! I saw that the ieatishoot food blogger didn't like the mala flavor, so it's no surprise that I do since most SG food bloggers prefer subtle tastes ( = bland to me). Come try this if you prefer intense flavors like I do.
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💡Closed Sundays. Saturdays half day only until around 12noon.