Char Siew Wanton Noodle – Beautiful combination of springy egg noodles (very thin strands, if you noticed) tossed in a medley of savoury sauces, caramelized barbecued pork with ample proportion of fats, pork dumplings (wanton) in soup and an acerbic crunch from the pickled green chillies.
Okay, here’s another noodle story. One that deserves a mention, nevertheless. Not quite in the league of the legendary Da Pu noodles of Pudu yet, but the 6-7 years in business should be honoured with a pat on the shoulder.
For about 3 years, Chan Meng Kee was operating in Section 17, before moving to SS2 about few years ago. This noodle house took over from another famous brand; Ho Weng Kee (read this post from KY Speaks written in 2008), which also had a strong following back then.
A pity some had lamented, since Ho Weng Kee’s famous for their beef brisket noodles that’s supposedly “flavourful, fork-tender and moist after long hours of cooking in slow fire”.
Did Chan Meng Kee live up to the hype generated by its predecessor? Read the rest of this entry »