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How awesome it was to catch up with my ex colleagues (and a couple of their present colleagues) over lunch at Joo Heng restaurant, a “zi char” place In Joo Chiat. Oddly enough, although I have been in that area dozens of times, I have somehow overlooked visiting it in the last couple of years. The eatery has since been renovated, boasting an air-conditioned environment now for a more comfortable dining experience.
One of the signature dishes we ordered was this platter of steamed baby squid. When I was flipping through the menu, it had caught my eye and I knew we had to get it. Everyone else seemed pleased enough with how good it turned out to be - very fresh, springy and delicately sweet.