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Featuring Ri Ri Hong Mala Xiang Guo (People's Park Complex Food Centre), House of Happiness, Si Chuan Dou Hua Restaurant (UOB Plaza), Golden Spoon Restaurant, Soon Huat Bak Kut Teh (Bedok), Ri Ri Sheng Mala Pot 日日昇麻辣香鍋, Yu Cun Claypot Curry Fish Head, Beng Thin Hoon Kee Restaurant 茗珍奮記菜館 (Raffles Place), Hong Xing Handmade Fishball • Meatball Noodle (Hong Lim Market & Food Centre), Fu Chun Laksa Lor Mee (Eunos Crescent Market & Food Centre)
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Long queues at hawker centres are never a pleasant experience (think hot weather and dozen of humans excuse me-ing you with their tray of food). For those who dread queuing for Xin Mei Xiang Lor Mee at Old Airport Road, go try this stall near Eunos MRT. Way shorter queue and yummy bowl! The gravy is v flavourful on its own, so go easy on the chilli paste as it might be a lil salty for the taste bud. Wrack the chilli padi if you want the heat for your noodles 🔥

For those looking for authentic Hokkien fare, do visit Beng Thin Hoon Kee restaurant at OCBC Centre! Love their crispy oyster egg (mad dope), claypot tofu, crispy roast chicken, prawn roll and yam paste. Pretty generous w their portion. Recommended for chinese family/big group meals!

@house_of_happiness_sg offers creative twist to claypot dishes where diners get to try unique combinations of this local delight. We had teriyaki pork jowl (S$7) and pork lard bacon with furikake (S$7). Perhaps in an attempt to reduce cooking time to feed hungry diners like me, I personally find the flavour from the ingredients did not seep much into the rice and there was a lack of “wohei” a good claypot shld have. But on a whole, the claypot dishes are still enjoyable. The star for me gotta be its elder sibling —> signature lor bak ($9)! Super tender, melt-in-your-mouth texture that makes you go mmmmmmmm. Love that they also offer three types of chilli to go with your food. You got me there! 🤪

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ZICHAR HIDDEN FIND ALERT 🚨 |

Affordable zichar fare + splendid service + deliciousness + aircon (oh yay) = @lexiaochu.sg ! Enjoyed my dining experience here and def lickscreenfortaste worthy 👅 👅 👅

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Spoilt by the choices available at Hong Lim food centre, I decided to go for the queue that has more elderly folks (they really know their food).
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This lil food hack pays well! Love the al dente mee pok and their home made fish ball (S$4.50). Even the lil detail like pork lard is frequent. Def one of my fav fish ball noodle. The only pain is the long waiting time (abt 30mins for mine) as care went into cooking each bowl. Go try it!

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I came with expectancy after reading raving online reviews about their curry fish head. The star is no doubt their signature dish. Love the consistency of the creamy curry which goes really well with rice. The normal spice level was pretty mild. Opt for the spicy option if you can take the heat. The fish is my fav part, very fresh! Love the variety of veggies that were cooked till they soaked in the curry broth.
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Sadly, all the other zichar dishes pale in comparison with their signature dish. The portion seems smaller than the usual 小 of the other zichar stores. Parking may also be an issue in this area.
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Still a good place to go to for their curry fish head! Recommended for large group and the friendly staff are available to celebrate bdays in haidilao style (think loud bday songs and neon board).

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The star dish got to be the 辣子鸡 (sorry to all 豆花 lovers~) for me. So fragrant, so spicy, a must order if you are dining here!

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My first crab bee hoon experience started on a high note! Generous portion (S$70-seasonal price), good to share with three other friends. Don’t forget to order their coffee pork ribs (S$16 small) too. One of the best I had!

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Ahh.. Team Herbal is me when it comes to BKT. Thank God for Soon Huat for serving succulent dinner with an amazing social cause! Now I don't have to bear the dreadful custom queue to lay my lip on these soupy delights! Check them out if you can!

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