Local Hawker Delight

Local Hawker Delight

Featuring KEK Keng Eng Kee Seafood (Alexandra), Old Airport Road Food Centre, Tiong Bahru Market, Heap Seng Leong Coffeeshop, Yong Kee Seafood, Outram Park Fried Kway Teow Mee (Hong Lim Market & Food Centre), Holland Village XO Fish Head Bee Hun Restaurant (Dover), Newton Food Centre, Kok Kee Wanton Noodle (Jalan Besar), Market Street Interim Hawker Centre
Cassie Ong
Cassie Ong

Making Sunday a fun day by wrapping our own Popiah. Mum wanted to wrap her own, so I ordered in @goodchancepopiaheatinghouse DIY Popiah Set which comes in different sizes:
Mini (4 rolls) $15.80
Small (6 rolls) $19.80
Medium (12 rolls) $37.80
Large (18 rolls) $53.80

Condiments include omelette stripes, beansprouts, lettuce, coriander, chopped peanuts, sweet soy sauce, garlic and chilli paste. Though you can top up for more “atas” ingredients like prawns and crab meat.

Kok Kee has been known as one of the best wanton mee (from $5). Springy noodles soak in secret sauce accompanied with thin slices of char siew and wanton, the small portion is hardly filling.


Walked past numerous time but did not drop by till recently.

While set lunches are available on weekdays, on Saturday (Sunday they’re close) they serve Nasi Lemak in this manner. So pair your meal with side dishes like VNLB Beef Rendang ($6.80), VNLB Mutton Rendang, Golden Salted Egg Yolk Chix Mid Joints ($12) and Torched-Grilled Sotong ($14).


We travelled to the west last weekend to sample this seafood soup store hidden within Bukit Timah Market & Food Centre. Choosing between Lobster Soup ($28 serve 1) and their Signature Seafood Platter ($28 serve 3), I prefer the former as it retain the sweetness of the seafood though might be on the saltier end.


This is one of the places we will go for delectable curry puffs since young especially since we stay nearby. Newest flavour joining the rank of other popular puffs (like Nonya Beef Redang Puff and Tom Yum Puff) is Salted Egg Chicken Puff ($1.70).

Small snacks like Fish and Tots ($3.50) are also available now! Plus to continue the salted egg craze, you'll get a dip with every purchase.


While we were being indecisive, Aunty recommended their Steamed White-spotted Rabbitfish 清蒸白肚鱼 (3 for $12) and since it was the last plate we decided to take it. Glad that we did take her advice. This steamed fish was so fresh and tender as flesh falls off easily, though might need to take care while deboning them. Plus it comes with fermented bean sauce.


Wait, what did you say this is $2 ONLY!? We were pretty surprised to hear that when Wei Zhi bought this. After all there aren't much places that sell food so cheap these days.

Springy noodles mix in their special blend of chilli/ketchup and vinegar that whets your appetite. And for $2 they are quite generous with the fishballs though take note don't expect those high quality fresh fish balls. If possible goes for $3 bowl which has minced meat and pig livers.

It's open for 24 Hours and they have many other outlets too, so you might just spot one in your neighbourhood.

San Yuan Trading & Supply Food
Unit 01-02


A good plate of Char Kway Teow for me depends if there's wok hei or if they are generous with the egg. So to see a younger generation cooking up a plate that's packed with wok hei was a surprise. It was of the dry kind but you can taste the egg in every bite.

Second plate we ordered was different as its wetter and the wok hei isn't as strong. Possibly cos it's cooked by another person or maybe we dig in faster for this plate! 😂 after all we took quite some time before we dig in the first.

Bendemeer Fresh Cockles Fried Kway Teow
Unit 01-13


Been ages since I been to Chong Boon Market after moving out of Ang Mo Kio, so I don't really remember about this Bak Kut Teh (BKT) store. Glad that via #BurppleAMKHawkers, we got to try this traditional Teochew style BKT hidden in a corner of Chong Boon Market.

Teochew style BKT made of pork ribs, garlic cloves and pepper, so the soup is clear but not too peppery. Spare ribs which filled our claypot (from $12) were lean and tender. Side dishes such as braised pork trotters and steamed fish are available too!


One of the many drinks we had during our AMK hawker tour. Tempted by these unique flavoured soya bean milk we all end up choosing a different type. Shown here are Peppermint with Pearl Soya ($1.60), Gula Melaka Syrup ($1.30) and Fresh Pearl Bandung Soya Milk ($1.60). The first two were queer though Bandung goes surprisingly well with soya bean milk. While good for the hot weather, think I'll stick to the basic next time.


AMK has so many hawker centres that it's kinda mind-boggling where to head to for cheap but good food. Here is one of the #BurppleAMKHawkers stop, where we had Fish Soup, Fishball Noodles, Fried Kway Teow and watermelon juice to quench our thirst. Are you curious which stores they are from? Stay tuned for #BurppleTastemakerSGuides!


handmade glutinous rice dough or fondly known as muah chee 麻糍. Upon ordering, you'll see Uncle rolling the muah chee into small balls before dipping in scallion oil and dunking them into either crush peanuts or black sesame!! Sinking your teeth into these fragrant snack, you'll find each pieces are pillowy soft that you'll soon gobble all down...


Cassie Ong

Level 9 Burppler · 1478 Reviews

A bit of sweetness can drown out a whole load of bitterness. So I’m always having sweets 🧁🍧🍡

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