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This Hokkien Mee is owned by the brother of the original Geylang Lorong 29 Hokkien Mee place and has quite rave reviews, so I decided to try it out. It was quite disappointing though. I felt that the noodles were overcooked on our visit, maybe because they pre-fry the noodles in large batches before they add in the other ingredients (saw 2 big plates on the side). The stock they use for their Hokkien Mee also doesn’t have a strong sweet seafood taste and tastes predominantly of just lard. Aside from the overly soft noodles, it’s a bit overwhelmingly starchy (possibly because they just use yellow noodles) and was quite salty on our visit. I get that the draw here is that it’s cooked with charcoal but too many components of this dish were not that great. Not sure if it’s an off day but it was really a let down.