Those who works around this area should know Uncle Frankie’s famous $1 pancakes in his very tiny shop beside a corner Kopitiam right opposite the Chinese temple. When I dropped by previously, he was preparing a company’s order about 3 huge (cake) boxes !

What’s lovely is that his pancakes are always hot - maybe because people keep buying and he keeps making them? And that peanut filling are always so GENEROUS. ☺️

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Probably one of the most legit budae jjigae I’ve had in Singapore! Would love to have rice cakes in it thoughhhhh. The ratio of ingredients were just right & the soup was flavoured perfectly too. Would love to have another bowl 😋

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Albeit highly priced, (from $20 for half chicken around 7-8pcs) these sinful pieces of chicken brought me back to the days in Korea. The well-battered fried chix wasn’t oily - it was tender to the bite and there wasn’t a slight tinch of frozen chicken taste. I believe the yangnyeom flavoured ones were only drizzled with specially blended sauce. We ordered the mild spicy one but found ourselves ‘sl-sl-sl ‘ away cos of the spiciness hahaha. But this was shiok-ness ! Would definitely be back for more if there were 1-for-1 deals!

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Had the lunch deal - Noodles + dumplings + drink for $16++. I had the Sichuan pork noodles, smoked duck dumplings & plum wolf berry drink.

The smoked duck dumplings were really to my tastebuds! Flavourful, and they came with a little special sauce which tasted a bit like vinegar (I don’t like vinegar at all). Topped with flavoured onions (sour!) which was to bland out the duck smell (I suppose). Yummmmm.

My Friend had the original dumplings which didn’t have any wow factor; it wasn’t impressive even as a normal dumpling which was kinda disappointing );

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Had the lunch deal - Noodles + dumplings + drink for $16++. I had the Sichuan pork noodles, smoked duck dumplings & plum wolf berry drink.

The noodles were springy as we bite in, after tossing with the generous serving of minced pork mixed with fried shallots. I don’t really see how it is ‘Sichuan’ cos it wasn’t any slight spicy. The infamous onsen egg completes the entire bowl of goodness.

Here, seafood, meat and vegetables all cost the same - by weight. Unfortunately when we had this around 8-9pm, the ingredient choices were quite limited.

Soup was good; sufficient numbness in 麻, but not 辣 enough for 中辣. They have a level between 中辣 & 大辣 which I think we should have picked. I liked how the soup was more towards the creamy side instead of the mala hotpot kind of oiliness.

Pricey due to its location, but it was so yummy I finished everything even though I was already so full. The runny egg covering the pre-made chicken thigh meat was made-to-order. Coupled with semi-sweet/savoury Japanese sauce which wasn’t too heavy, it was a surprising match. I wasn’t expecting too much as it was my first time trying saboten despite its fame for its katsu. Nonetheless it was a pleasant surprise and I would definitely come back for more !

Fragrant Japanese white rice, topped with nicely grilled chicken thigh meat, drizzled with teriyaki sauce and paired with some shredded greens and a sous vide egg.

The meat was tender & marinated to taste. Just right amount of meat to rice ratio which is definitely worth the price tag. Maybe more greens please?

Chanced upon this promotion going on in the restaurant - yummeyyyy

Choices include: chocolate, Yuzu (both in pic), passionfruit, blueberry, original, matcha green tea. (I may have missed out 1 or 2).

The cheesecake tasted light to the palette. The Yuzu had a refreshing flavour to it; while the chocolate one just tasted like a chocolate cake with mild cream cheese in it.

Chanced upon this promotion going on in the restaurant - yummeyyyy

Choices include: chocolate, Yuzu (both in pic), passionfruit, blueberry, original, matcha green tea. (I may have missed out 1 or 2).

The cheesecake tasted light to the palette. The Yuzu had a refreshing flavour to it; while the chocolate one just tasted like a chocolate cake with mild cream cheese in it.

Served freshly made to the table, they served 3 pieces of nicely battered dory fillet in a basket, atop a bunch of ready-made fries. Soft to the bite, crunchy outer, and most importantly, served hot. On the downside, it was slightly too oily.

Ribs were served room temperature to the table, with unsatisfying barbecue sauce over it. But no doubt the pork ribs were well-marinated and was tender to the bone.

I opted to change to sweet potato fries for a slightly healthier variation, but didn't know it would cost me another $2.50. Well, they tasted not bad; normal.