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Oyster Omelette, also affectionately known as "Orh Luak", is a must-try local dish I'd tell my friends from overseas. 😉 This gorgeous-looking plate of Orh Luak from Let's Eat at ION Orchard has all the colours and texture right. Even the egg and starch batter ratio was on point. Sadly, the taste and smell were way off and I had to make it clear that Orh Luak doesn't taste like that. 🤣

I was spoilt for choice as I stood in front of the delicious-looking dishes at Nasi Padang by Tok Ayah (@nasipadangbytokayah). In the end, I went for the tender and fragrant beef rendang, smooth and moist stingray, dense and savory omelette, and crunchy long beans. Feel free to ask for their spicy chilli (super bagus) and gravy of the curry veggie - it's FOC. 😉 The quality of the food is definitely above my expectations and imho better than Boon Lay Power Nasi Lemak that is right in the next building. 😋 That explains the queue during lunch time.

Feel the robust nutty flavours and addictive sweet spiciness from the tangy gravy of this Mee Siam ($4) from Nasi Padang by Tok Ayah (@nasipadangbytokayah). This intensely flavourful mee siam from the newly open eatery is worth a visit!

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When I'm spoilt for choice, I go the easier way out - just order all! A set of 5 old school Ang Ku Kuehs costs only $5. All the flavours tasted awesome and I just can't single out a favourite. I guess I need another platter of all 5 to comment more. 😄

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Go for the dry noodles version! Soup is served separately and the springy noodles (mee kia and thick beehoon × yellow noodles) are tossed in the spicy and savoury sauce. Fresh and succulent humongous prawns are cooked upon order 👍. The soup is full of deep flavours and sweetness of prawns that I drank to the very last sip. 😋

One of the best meals to have in Singapore is curry fish head and I always enjoy mine at Muthu's Curry. Go big or go home. When it comes to curry fish head, go for the largest portion to make your trip worthwhile. Large sea bass head ($32) cooked in the fury spicy curry that goes so well with the assortment of naans ($15).

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Known as the 靓女 (pretty girl in Cantonese) at Chinatown Hawker Centre, the friendly and sweet-looking female boss Connie at 珍姐发财鱼生 (@zhenjieyusheng) patiently attends to every customer in the snakey queue. The Salmon Yu Sheng ($38) is densely packed with fresh and crunchy colourful veggies, crispy Pok Chui crackers and succulent salmon. And we added some juicy pomelo for its refreshing sweetness! 人日节快乐,人人生日快乐! 😘

Who says you can't have creamy and insanely addictive Mao Shan Wang for Valentine's Day! Let's smell like durian together 💏! 🎶可是我有时候宁愿选择"榴莲"不放手🎶 🤣

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Diet? Not today, especially when I was told that there are TAKE-ALL-YOU-CAN steamed coconut rice and sambal/sweet chilli at Nasi Lemak Kukus. 😍

How to order? Pick up a styrofoam plate for dining in or styrofoam box for takeaway. Feel free to pile on the fluffy rice then take your own dishes. Prices are stated by per piece or per scoop. Finally, proudly present your overcrowded plate to the cashier who will do the calculation for you. 😎

I was overwhelmed by the variety and had to walk up and down to finally decide what dishes to pick. Well, partly because the styrofoam plate was too small for our big appetites. Be awed because these two super-filling plates of Nasi Lemak only cost about $7 and $8!

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Besides enjoying yong tau foo with soup, laksa gravy or traditional sweet and spicy sauce, Fatty Aunt whips up her own speciality bak chor (minced pork) and savoury bean sauce. You might be familiar with choosing rice, beehoon, kway teow, yellow noodles or even yee mee at the usual yong tau foo stalls. But Fatty Aunt offers more! They also have bee tai bak, dang hun, macaroni and chee cheong fun! For my first bowl, I went with chee cheong fun and bean sauce. The flavours intensify after I added spoons of the fragrant chilli paste. 😋

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Fatty Aunt Yong Tau Foo probably has one of the most selections of yong tau foo items. They claim to have 70 types and 30 of them are homemade items. Each item varies between $0.50 to $1.

With so many things to choose from, I took quite some time to decide what to have though. The must-tries have to be fried you tiao with fish paste and fried long bean roll. And the laksa gravy is pretty legit, earning nods from us. 😙

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This is what I will call - "Premium Hawker Surf & Turf". This gorgeous Combo Biryani ($12) from Rezki Allah Indian Muslim Food (#01-42) throws in a pile of fluffy basmati rice cooked with spices and topped with fried fish, smashed crispy fried chicken and mutton curry, with a papadum and small bowl of curry by the side. The portion is good for 2 to share but this can also feed a hungry carnivore. 😋 #BurppleSeahImFoodCentre

😋 If eating is what I do for living, I love my job. ❤

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