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This is done traditional style, which in this case, includes the use of pig's liver (which I didn't realise).
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The crispy noodles with starchy salty savoury flavour are coated in a thick gravy.
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Garnished with crunchy chye sim / choy sum / Chinese flowering cabbage with vegetal sweet flavour, tender pork with meaty sweet savoury flavour, bouncy succulent deshelled prawns with sweet savoury flavour, and wispy egg with eggy sweet notes.
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Delicious with distinct wok hei / breath of the wok, this gives me the hope that their other noodles are equally delicious.
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Tang Kay Kee Fish Head Bee Hoon
More details:
https://ivanteh-runningman.blogspot.com/2022/05/zi-char-tang-kay-kee-fish-head-bee-hoon.html

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This had a generous portion of fluffy moist scrambled eggs and large juicy chunks of fresh tomato.
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With bright vegetal eggy sweet savoury flavour, this practically begs to pair with some white rice.
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Tang Kay Kee Fish Head Bee Hoon
More details:
https://ivanteh-runningman.blogspot.com/2022/05/zi-char-tang-kay-kee-fish-head-bee-hoon.html

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This features crunchy succulent chunks of pork belly, glazed in a thick sticky sweet and sour sauce.
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Tossed with crisp red onions and crunchy bell peppers / capsicum, with vegetal earthy sweet notes, the vegetables lending a nice texture contrast.
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Nicely addictive with bright sweet sour savoury flavour, we kept reaching for more and more.
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Tang Kay Kee Fish Head Bee Hoon
More details:
https://ivanteh-runningman.blogspot.com/2022/05/zi-char-tang-kay-kee-fish-head-bee-hoon.html

We ordered a variety of dishes, and I must say we were all so impressed! Here are some of my favourites:

Fermented Pork Belly ($22 for medium size) - we were pretty shocked when the plate came in such a huge portion. This definitely can feed 6-8 people! This is one addictive dish, as the pork belly slices were not only really crispy, but tender and flavourful from the spices used. Definitely a must order here!

Salted Egg Chicken ($15 for small) - the small portion definitely isn't small, as it can feed 3-4 people! Love how saucy the dish is and the salted egg flavour is definitely pronounced!

Seafood Mee Goreng ($14 for medium) - this came generous with seafood ingredients like prawns, sliced fish and squid. A different rendition of mee goreng, this one is not spicy but have a strong tomato flavour that is really pleasant. A wonderful dish that can serve as carbs for the meal!

All in all, portions are huge and food is really good!

This has chicken drumettes, wingettes, and wing tips, coated in a firm crunchy batter that's spiced with prawn paste.
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With a unique shrimpy savoury salty spice flavour to the exterior, when bit, you get the moist piping hot interior with sweet savoury salty flavour.
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Tang Kay Kee Fish Head Bee Hoon
More details:
https://ivanteh-runningman.blogspot.com/2022/05/zi-char-tang-kay-kee-fish-head-bee-hoon.html

They have zichar options and also set combo for individual portions. It ranges from $7.90 to $9.90 for combos from one dish to 2 dishes. I got the $9.90 as I wanted to try their other dishes and also 2 seafood sides for zichar is quite reasonable at $9.90 imo!

Absolutely love the chilli squid and sambal stingray. The stingray is probably the most popular dish there. It's spicy but I like that they actually add black bean sauce to it so it's really interesting! I would like to have more sauce though. It's also quite a big piece!

The squid was also very well cooked and the sauce is sedap! It's a little on the sweeter side and the gravy goes so well with rice.

Will return!

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Ordered some dishes via food delivery service and found a cockroach in the kai lan dish after finished eating. Always seen such things being posted, and now it’s my turn.

Egg was perfect.

Lamb chop was quite average if reasonably tender.

The double portion of coleslaw is pretty sad at night

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This was the mainstay of our dinner, a yuzu coconut hotpot with a huge variety of ingredients, including red dates, peach gum, white fungus, mushrooms, lotus roots and goji berries! It felt like a pretty healthy dish and we really liked the yuzu broth, which was only slightly sour and yet it felt very refreshing at the same time. The taste of coconut in the broth wasn't very pronounced and it might have been a good thing, as the soup might have been too gelat if it went too heavy on the coconut. This was the $40++ version, which was larger and had more ingredients; we think this is just right for 4 pax if the hotpot is meant to be the main dish for your meal!

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When we saw an item selling crispy roast park in New Fut Kai's menu, we were taken by surprise as we thought that it was a vegetarian restaurant. Upon greater inspection, however, we found that the "roast pork" was actually made using lion mane mushrooms rather than using pork! The skin was really crispy but it wasn made using pig skin and instead, it was made using a soy-based mixture. Although it certainly doesn't taste like your usual roast pork, it does taste pretty good especially when you pair it with the sweet sauce served on the sides! If you want to eat the vegetables, we suggest that you use them to wrap the "pork" first as the vegetables tasted pretty bitter when we tried them on their own.

Pretty decent serving for around $20++ and we would want to try their other creative vegetarian dishes in future, including the vegetarian roast duck.

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We chanced upon a really popular vegetarian restaurant in the Jalan Besar area - New Fut Kai! Do note that the restaurant was almost fully reserved when we arrived, and we were thankful to get a table only because we reached really early.

For our appetisers, we ordered the charcoal tofu, which comprised of 6 chunks of minced tofu each battered with flour mixed with sesame, to give each piece of tofu a crispy and black exterior. The tofu were immersed in a pumpkin-based sauce, which gave a slight sweetness to the tofu. Although we like the texture of the tofu, we thought the sweet sauce made the dish a little strange for an appetiser.

The dish costs $15++, which is fairly reasonable and comparable to most tze char prices!

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My 3rd here in 2.5 months
Still enjoy everything of it

Andrew’s lobster $235
Hk Style steamed Sotong $25
Canadian Clam (1kg) $58
Garlic Bamboo Clam $84 ($12 each)
White pepper crab $105
Ginger Kampong Chicken (whole) $35
Charcoal Beancurd $25
Black bean sauce bitter gourd fish head bee hoon (medium) $12
Yam Ring $18
Garlic fried Potato leaf $12
XO fried Rice (small) $8

I still love everything i had before, clams seemed to be a bit smaller this time.

I was very impressed with the butter gourd fish head bee hoon. They said they ran out of fish head, would replace with sliced fish, but i didnt seem to find any fish slices. I always say butter gourd is probably the only thing i dont like because of the bitterness. This bee hoon had nearly no bitterness (i am not sure it is a good thing or bad thing to say, butter gourd not bitter, why do you eat it) but because i dont like the bitterness of bitter gourd and so i found this very yummy! Bee hoon in the starchy sauce is so yummy although it doesnt loom too appetising.

Charcoal bean curd was recommended by the staff. She said they marinated it and make it black in house.
I asked… so what does it taste like.
The staff said “just taste like normal tofu”
Me: oh ok…. 🙄
She might not be the best salesperson but we did order it and exactly like she said, it just tasted like a normal tofu!

Yam cake was another new dish I try! The yam was very tasty. Another one i might order again.

A bit disappointed on the crab. When i ordered, the staff did say something about the crab which i didnt understand….. and i just asked so is it good to order? She said yes it goes well with white pepper. I actually was too lazy to tackle the crab and it didnt look like it was too meaty…

This place was on full capacity! Feel like life is back to normal. It was the first time we had 7 of us meeting together. Could have been 9, i am sure there will be more chances

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