Hawker Noodles

Hawker Noodles

wanton mee, ban mian, mee hoon kueh, bcm, dumpling noodles etc
aggs & xi :D
aggs & xi :D

It’s a pretty decent bowl of noodles - ban mian was al dente and came with lettuce, minced meat, 2 meatballs and 2 pieces of crisp stuffed taukee that was quite nice. But I would not return mainly because there are other better options for ban mian gan nearby, and the portion was quite small so bigger eaters beware.

Soup was just nice - not diluted and not too concentrated/briny/salty, was quite satisfying! It’s the kind where it doesn’t feel ultra sinful or have you reaching out for water. Prawns were juicy and crunchy, easily peeled with a pair of chopsticks and a spoon. My bf ordered yellow mee tho, and I hate yellow mee so I will not comment on the noodles haha. At $5.50 I think this is pretty good value :) Worthy of the small (but fast moving) queue it commands.

A very average plate of wanton mee. Noodles were alright for me, but my bf found it too soft/soggy. They coat it in a dark sweet sauce, kinda like Pontian! Charsiew was the super lean kind, I’m okay with it but I can’t go as far as to say I like it.

Didn’t like the wantons at all, filling was kinda mushy, skin was also mushy :( The soup was meh as well, had the alkaline water taste. It did have a constant short-ish queue tho. Maybe if you try the chilli version it’ll be better, but I don’t rly enjoy spicy food so I don’t think I’ll give it a second try - there’s much better food at old airport hawker!

This has been on my list for a while, and while it was not bad, it’s just not my thing. The noodles were a bit too al dente for my liking, but my bf liked it! He said it was chewy, but I didn’t feel so. Maybe because I like my noodles slightly softer with a bite. We also had a dry banmian, but I think the youmian fared better. The egg drop soup was nice, and the ikan bilis was crispy. Pork slices were tasty too. Overall not bad, but it’s unlikely I would return as the location is pretty inconvenient, plus I prefer the dry banmians from other places.

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Had initially intended to get top 1 handmade noodles, but they were closed so decided to try this instead. The two dishes are from Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken Noodle Rice! I liked both and was rather satisfied even though I didn’t get to have my handmade noodles. The soya sauce chicken was quite tender! Rice had good flavour without being overly greasy, and the grains didn’t clump together.

The noodles were thin (think hk style wanton mee) and had a rly nice bite, I liked it a lot! Shrimp dumplings were very generously filled - 3 shrimps in each dumpling, with black fungus & minced meat. Pretty good!

There’s a relatively constant queue, but I didn’t wait for very long. Definitely would have this again, especially since it’s quite close by to home!

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Enjoyed this! There was sufficient wokhei, and the ckt didn’t feel overly greasy. I love the addition of lap cheong (chinese sausage)! There were hidden pieces of lard in it that was super good - they were so CRISP and there was no oil oozing out when chomping on it. My bf also liked that the cockles were small, so there was no musky bloody taste to it.

Also, even though I don’t rly take spicy food, I liked the slight kick of spiciness this had from the chilli. It wasn’t too spicy such that I couldn’t enjoy it, but just enough such that it “opened” my taste buds (iykwim). This place is rather far for me tho, so while I wouldn’t come back specially for this, I’ll definitely pop by if I find myself in Sengkang :)

Got a mix of shredded chicken, mushrooms & wantons as they were out of charsiew. Liked the springy noodles in dark sauce - they remind me a little of tian xiang wanton noodles at tanglin halt, which is one of my favourites. The green chilli adds a nice sour / spicy kick. The wantons were pretty decent too. Wasn’t a big fan of the braised mushrooms, they weren’t fragrant enough. Tampines is a bit far for me, so I wouldn’t specially head down for this. But if I find myself in this hawker centre again I would have it again!

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I seldom do hawker review because rlly everything usually taste more or less similar to me but this caught me by surprise and I think I will really want to go back to the east to get this. Rlly never tried anything like this before and I’m not even a horfun fan.

The broth was flavourful (the lard taste was overpowering and enhanced the broth so much) / the horfun itself was silky and slurped down really easily / the chicken was fried so crisply and the skin itself had a good seasoning on its own. Very happy bowl of goodness :-)

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My childhood vegetarian beehoon place, which has nice white beehoon with some mock meats (I usually ask for no mock charsiew), cabbage and zai er, with a thin savoury sauce. I like that the noodles aren’t dry - you could slurp these if you wanted to. This is an above average vegetarian beehoon stall to me, would recommend to those looking for something comforting to have!

Ikan bilis was crisp and fragrant, it was my favourite component. Stewed mushrooms were not too salty, unlike some stalls that overdo it. The sauce had a black sauce sweetness and fragrance from the shallot oil, while the noodles were not mushy but also not q. Even though I did a takeaway, I had it within 5 mins so I don’t think that’s the reason for the noodles’ average texture.

Overall, decent enough for me to want to return to try their soup version.

This was from the corner stall near the whampoa soya bean stall. It was decent, expect a typical vegetarian beehoon. I liked the crispy zai er!

Noodles were pretty decent, with a savoury sauce that wasn’t too strong. The duck was tender and moist, with chewy skin that I didn’t mind having (I usually avoid skin as some are really not great). Soup was nice! Overall, I wasn’t blown away, but it was good enough - I can see why there was a relatively constant queue of ~3-5 people formed throughout my meal there.

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