Sunday, July 13, 2008

Hawker stalls, Cecil Street, Singapore

I was off to Singapore for work immediately after Lang Tengah..
Guess I was re-energised and burn out almost immediately :(. No fun at all.

As we were in the middle of the cement jungle, we just ate at the nearest food place we saw...
So at the junction of Cecil Street and Boon Tat street , there were some hawker stalls and it was really packed! We figured food should be ok; well, at least it was crowded.
I ordered stir fried hor fun
This must be the oiliest hor fun I have ever eaten! The hor fun was thick and chewy, the ingredients for the stir fry was crab sticks, bean sprouts and eggs. Tasted like plastic. phleh. It's so oily that I could not finish it :(
Boss has bee hoon...She thought it was stir fried bee hoon, but it turned out to be bee hoon in some tomato sauce base thick soup. It was rather sweet, but she said it was still better than mine :(. Then she sighs and said she missed Malaysia's food..hehe
Diha decided to have bakso (beef noodles soup)
I tried the soup, it was ok. She was not very happy with it as she said the materials were not fresh and the beef balls were not very nice. She didnt finish her bowl of noodles too.
ES had fried rice which I didnt get to take a picture of. Though he finished the rice in 5 minutes, he said it was bad.
Overall, lunch was bad for few of us, while the remaining was just average.
Food was ordered from Dudu cafe and Ain's Kitchen, located at the cross junction of Cecil Street and Boon Tat Street.

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Blogger J2Kfm said...

hmm, I maybe down to spore in a few days, and frantically searching for good food, but I guess this one is off my list? :)

14 July, 2008  
Blogger sc said...

j2kfm: definitely off ler.. not worth your time. am sure there's good food there..can ask nic :p

14 July, 2008  
Anonymous Lyrical Lemongrass said...

The bee hoon in tomato soup must be a variation of the singapore bee hoon which we get over here, eh?

14 July, 2008  
Blogger wmw said...

Woah! Stay away!

14 July, 2008  
Anonymous Life for Beginners | Kenny Mah said...

Easiest way to do well by S'pore is to ask the S'porean food bloggers on where is a must GO and where is must AVOID! ;)

14 July, 2008  
Blogger sc said...

lyrical lemongrass: yeah, spot on! sin chow mai with soup..

wmw: yes, run away! far away!!!

kenny: if i had the luxury of time (and travel time), i would have definitely checked with nic :(

14 July, 2008  
Anonymous mama bok said...

Looks like mee siam your boss had..??no..?

14 July, 2008  
Blogger sc said...

mama bok: hmmm, i quite recalled it was bee hoon when she ordered..

15 July, 2008  
Blogger "Joe" who is constantly craving said... good..noo..

15 July, 2008  
Blogger Nic (KHKL) said...

cecil street ar? oh, that's the central business district. well, there's china square nearby for nice fish noodles and lau pat sat for everything singaporean...

yalor, let me know lar the next time u come over ;)

15 July, 2008  
Blogger Precious Pea said... fight with our hawker stalls hor?

15 July, 2008  
Blogger sc said...

joe: yes..that's the word...yeeeeee

nic: yeah, knew we were in CBD, just that didnt know it's rather depressin when it comes to makan. i had to fly to s'pore on the same day i touch down from lang tengah.. if i had a tad more time, would definitely check with u :(

precious pea: oh coz no fight! hahaha

15 July, 2008  
Blogger Simon Seow said...

Ah, some misses in Singapore huh.

15 July, 2008  
Blogger sc said...

simon: this one is definitely a miss...

16 July, 2008  

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