Of CKT & CTK

Of CKT & CTK

Chronicles of the curious Char Kuay Teow and Chai Tow Kuay adventures
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PRICE: $4/5

WAITING TIME: >5 min on a Sat morning

REMARKS:
- Interesting cook who wears a cowboy hat
- Very thick and long strips of carrot cake
- Good for those who love chyepoh but we both found it a little too much (we finished the carrot cake but there was a bed of chyepoh left)

(Located at the lower floor where the ATM machines are)

PRICE: $3.50 for medium

WAITING TIME: 5 minutes on a weekday 5+pm

WOK HEI: No

TYPE: Dry, not wet. Sweet, not savoury.

REMARKS:
- Can request for no towgay
- Portion is big

WILL WE RETURN? Yes

PRICE: $4

WAITING TIME: Slightly less than 5 min on a public holiday at 5pm

WOK HEI: No

REMARKS:
- there's a strong aftertaste in every mouthful that both of us don't know how to describe and can't accept. Couldn't finish it.

WILL WE RETURN? Not for this, but for their hokkien prawn mee

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PRICE: $3/4/5
We went for two $4 orders

WAITING TIME: 4 mins on a weekday at 3.30pm (cooked by the young lady)

WOK HEI: No

NOTES:
- Cannot ask for no towgay. Gotta pick out the towgay by yourself
- Cockles are tiny and not too raw
- Not too wet not too dry, kinda sweet kinda savoury
- No fish cakes. Just Chinese sausage, cockles and towgay.

🏆C's Top 3 Char Kuay Teow🏆
PRICE: $3 ($4 for Large)

WAITING TIME: Less than 5min at 3pm on a Friday (1st in queue)

WOK HEI: Yes ✅

TYPE: Savoury, dry

REMARKS:
- Cooked by auntie this time. (Previously tried the versions by stall owner uncle and his daughter)
-Includes 1 prawn, very few cockles, good amount of egg

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PRICE: $4 to mix both black and white carrot cake (No extra charge for takeaway)

WAITING TIME: 5 min on a Tuesday evening around 6PM

REMARKS:
- It's the long and chunky rectangular style though. I prefer them finely choppe
- Would be good to have more chye poh in the white carrot cake to make it contrastingly more savoury

WILL I RETURN? Quite unlikely

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PRICE: $3 (Also available in $4 portion)

SERVICE: Good! Our Kopitiam card did not have sufficient money when we were making payment, and had to go to the top-up machine first. But the kind lady sent our order in to the kitchen first anyway, and passed us the beeper. Our beeper was already beeping when we were walking back to the stall to make payment!

WAITING TIME: No more than 5 minutes

COMMENTS:
- It's halal! No pork lard, but there's chicken sausage
- Could do with more cockles
- Not bad actually!
- No wok hei though

WOULD WE RETURN?
Yes, to try the other items from this seemingly popular stall

PRICE: $3/4/5

😊 No wokhei but still a very decent plate of CKT!
😊 On the sweeter side. Slightly wet.

👍 WILL reorder again

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🏆 C's Top 3 CTK 🏆
🏆 C's No. 1 White CTK 🏆
PRICE: $3
Available in $3/4/5 (used to be $2/3/4)

WAITING TIME: 3 min on a weekday afternoon (off peak hours)

NOTES: Still the best white carrot cake, with the most amazingly smooth texture. The amount of oil may scare some though.

PRICE: $4
Also available in $3 portion

WAITING TIME: 5min on Sunday early evening before 7pm

REMARKS:
He likes it very much, and crowns this as his Top 5
I find it above average but won't fall within my Top 5

Comes with 1 prawn

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PRICE: $3
Also available in $2.50 portion

WAITING TIME: 5min (Shunfu Mart is a deserted place at night and we were one of the only few customers around)

REMARKS:
Huge serving size! (Or is it because we were the last two customers before they closed at 7+pm?)
Good amount of good-sized cockles
Comes with fish cake and Chinese sausage
Friendly auntie taking orders
Wok hei is not apparent here
Sweet and moist

WILL WE RETURN? For CKT cravings when in Thomson, yes

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PRICE: $3

SPECIAL LOVE FOR:
The fact that the elderly owners steam the carrot cake themselves!

Nice touch of spiciness and the right amount of chyepoh

WILL WE RETURN? Yessss

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