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Thursday, August 21, 2014

HK cafe (Kou Yu Roast) at Jurong Point

HK cafe (Kou Yu Roast) at Jurong Point


Address: JP 2 Mongkok #03-80
              Jurong Point Shopping Centre
              Spore 648331

Contact: +65 67941335

Opening Hours:
Mon to Fri
11 am to 2.30pm, 5.30pm to 9.30pm

Sat, Sun and Public holiday
11am to 9.30pm



Have you guys been to the newly renovated JP2! MongKok!
It's pretty cool. Really got that HK feel.... so you can save $$$ on air tickets to fly over to HK...
Just take a train to JP! wahahhahahahaaaa.....


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Let's head to Wang Jiao, 旺角!


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Just alighted from Cathay Pacific airlines :)


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Look at all the signboards.....


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Lao Fu Zi!


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Even the signboards to the toilet were so cute!


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But the toilet inside is still the same....
They should have done something about it... lol


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Look at the queue!!
This pic was taken during a weekend even before the restaurant opens.


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Please take note of the opening hours! They are close after 2.30pm, and resume only at 5.30pm for weekdays.
oh ya, and there's no TAKEAWAY service.


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So, i was lucky as i reached there around 2pm. There wasn't any queue....


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Pretty much a Hk cafe feel...


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Quite a variety of dishes to order....


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So, we have ordered the above items....


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Steam Pork Dumplings, $5

While ordering, i wasn't looking at the chinese words.... so unknowingly i ordered Siew Mai! wahahhaha
Nothing really special about the siew mai... its quite meaty though.... I prefer still prefer the siew mai sold at my school, PSB!


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Bean curd skin roll, $4.50

Taste pretty much normal too. Quite crispy... with prawn fillings inside...


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BBQ combo rice (chosen char siew and roasted duck), $8.80

Portion was not as big as what we saw our neighbour beside was having. So was a bit disappointed.
The rice was just plain white rice. Char siew was lean.... so for plpl who like fatty ones... might not like it...
It was slightly dry too. As for the roasted duck, it was quite juicy... but my hubby and I prefer crispy skin...
Oh, and it came along with a citrus dip to dip with the duck.... taste quite not bad.


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Wonton soup noodle, $6.80

The wontons were quite succulent. The noodles and soup was pretty the hk style....
Nothing fancy.



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HK style milk tea, $2.80


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French toast HK style, $3.00

Very sweet and buttery... probably.. i added too much maple syrup...


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Overall, the place was pretty hk style.... The food were served pretty fast... so your table will be filled with all the dishes very fast. But they cleared the dishes very fast too. Pretty much a HK way of working... everything FAST FAST FAST... order fast, eat fast, leave fast pls.
Pricing wise, affordable.

My hubby and I are not really a fan of HK food.... So, we find the food pretty so so too... Dont really worth queueing la...
I would still visit this restaurant, when i'm having cravings for dim sums and when there's no queue...
since I'm staying so near to Jurong point!

Dim sums from Tim ho wan and East Ocean were pretty not bad too. I will blog on East Ocean next time round!



Thursday, August 14, 2014

Ramen Time!!!

It's Ramen Time!!!
My hubby loves to eat Ramen.
He always suggest to have Ramen when i have no suggestions of what to eat.

Today, I would like to recommend two Yummy ramen restaurants that is affordable and worth to try!



1. NANTSUTTEI SINGAPORE

Address: 181 Orchard Rd, Orchard Central, #07-12/13
Contact: +65 63377166
Opening Hours: Daily from 11am to 10.30pm


I was with my hubby and lil bro at orchard central.... not sure what to eat....
So, we just walk around to see if there's any that caught our attention....
As we walked, we saw the newly open Japanese ramen restaurant...
And of cos... the hubby... said... Let's try....

So we went in, the air con seems to be faulty, and hence i saw a few fans being put at some corners.
But well, decided to give it a try.... seems someone was highly craving for RAMEN!


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Hubby and my lil bro ordered the original Nantsuttei Ramen $12
- with a slice of chashu


I tried a little of it. The soup broth was great, and the noodles was just nice.Yummy!
My hubby loves it alot too. He commented its one of the best ones that he had tried.



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I wasn't too hungry. So i have ordered a bowl of Buta-manma $6

Finely chopped chashu stewed in sweet dashi soup and places on top of a bowl of rice.
It's ganished with bannou negi and white sesame seeds.


It comes in a small bowl, just nice for me, since i wasn't too hungry.
Overall, it taste quite not bad, a little sweet and savory. :)


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Fried Pork Karaage with egg and wasabi mayo tartar sauce $6

This is one of the must try. It was juicy and taste good with the sauce too!


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Yude Won Ton $6


It's kinda different from other wontons that i have tried. The texture of the skin was quite smooth.
Some may find it slightly thick, but i find it alright for me. The pork inside was quite juicy too.
Worth to try.



Overall, I think its really worth to try their ramen. The price is reasonable, the ramen and soup are good.
Their side dishes are worth to try too.
So, go go go! I heard you should avoid going during lunchtime, cos you gonna queue queue queue...





2. Men-ichi Kyoto Tonkotsu Ramen

Address: Jurong West Central 2, Jurong Point Shopping Centre, #B1-54
Contact: +65 67945125
Opening hours: Daily from 11am to 10pm


Whenever we are at Jurong point, and dont know what to eat....
Hubby will straightaway say RAMEN!
Cos he likes the Ramen here.
And there's always QUEUE!

Their soup broth are really good too!

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Look at the queue! And also because the restaurant isn't very big.
People just eat and go...
Hubby been to Japan... and he said the layout was pretty much like a restaurant in Japan...
The chefs cook infront of you.


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There were only 2 chefs cooking inside.


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We went there a few times, ordered different ramens.
I prefer the black soup based (garlic base if i'm not wrong)
You may add noodles which is free of charge.

This was ordered by hubby, Shoyu ramen with Gyozo set $17.90
Their soup base were all really good.



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Feel like having salmon. So i ordered the Salmon Ramen $14.90.
Frankly speaking, its kinda weird combi.
Will not order this again, as the teriyaki salmon doesnt goes well with the soup.



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Ordered this previously with their omelette.
The omelette was good! But i realised it wasn't fully cooked kind, so decided to skip it this time round since i'm preggy.


Overall, it's really one of the must try ramen place. Yummy soup broth and affordable. Food served quite fast.
Go Go GO!!!!