OpenRice Index
  
wenxi
This is wenxi living in Jurong West. I am a Executive, work in Clementi. I like to hang out in Clementi, Jurong West, Boon Lay. Japanese, Thai, Vietnamese, Chinese are my favorite cuisines. I also love Restaurant, Hawker Centre and Sushi/Sashimi, Zi Char, Ramen, Fish.
Member 548 First(s)
No. of Review1738 Review(s)
編輯推介數目58 Editor's Choice
Recommended37 Recommended
Popularity12010 View(s)
Replies in Forum4 Comment(s)
Upload Photos11262 Photo(s)
Upload Videos22 Video(s)
My Recommended Reviews1 Recommended Review(s)
My Restaurant573 My Restaurant(s)
Follow39 Following
粉絲1969 Follower(s)
wenxi  Level 4
Follow Follow  Comment Leave a Message 
Sort By:  Date Smile Smile Cry Cry  Editor's Choice  Overall Score 
Display: AllSingapore  
 
 
 
 
 
  Full View Full View   |   Map View Map View
Showing 1 to 5 of 1738 Reviews in Singapore
PGFN Smile Yesterday   (Related Review)
Share on TwitterShare on Facebook
Categories : Chinese | Hawker Centre | Noodles

PGFN refers to Pandan Gardens Fishball Noodles. It was founded on 1st March 1982 by a couple, Mr and Mrs Seow. Till now, the business has gone through 3 generations of the customer at their original coffeeshop at Pandan Gardens. If you do not know, PGFN is serving Laksa as well as Fishball Noodles at one of the corners in the coffee shop and they have a few branches throughout the years. 

To name it, their Flag Ship stall is actually located in Keat Hong CC, operating 24 hours since 15th April 2017 with a casual and affordable air-conditioned environment. Other branches are located in Punggol and Bukit Batok West.
PGFN Stall in Coffeeshop

PGFN Stall in Coffeeshop

 
Signature Fishball Minced Meat Noodles come with a mixture of fish dumpling, minced meat, slices of fish cake and fishball. 
Signature Fishball Minced Meat Noodles 招牌鱼圆肉脞面 - $3 / $4 / $5

Signature Fishball Minced Meat Noodles 招牌鱼圆肉脞面 - $3 / $4 / $5

 
Comparing this Signature Fishball Minced Meat Noodle to the popular chains of fishball noodles that
I had, the taste cannot get any worse. It's still packed with a full of Asian taste, or rather a staple dish that we normally seen here in Singapore.
Ingredients

Ingredients

 
We preferred to explore something more than just fishball noodles and had the mushroom minced meat noodle. Mushrooms were well braised and definitely the meatballs together with minced meat sums up an average bowl of noodle.
Mushroom Minced Meat Noodle 香菇肉脞面 - $3.50 / $4.50 / $5.50

Mushroom Minced Meat Noodle 香菇肉脞面 - $3.50 / $4.50 / $5.50

 
The taste was inviting, nothing to complain about.
Ingredients

Ingredients

 
Fish cakes were our side orders and really complemented well with our bowls of noodles.
Fishcake Sides

Fishcake Sides

 
Personally, I find that the standard of fishball noodle won't lose out to any popular fishball noodles franchises/branches/chains in Singapore. 
 
Other Ratings:
Taste
 3  |  
Environment
 3  |  
Service
 3  |  
Clean
 3  |  
Price
 4

  • Keep it up!

  • Looking Forward

  • Interesting

  • Touched

  • Envy

  • Cool Photo
      View Results
Recommend
0

71 Lor Mee Smile Yesterday   
Share on TwitterShare on Facebook
Categories : Hawker Centre | Noodles

Just a day ago, one of my friends randomly forwarded me a video of this Lor Mee stall, asking me to try it out in Bukit Merah View Hawker Centre. She has also advised me not to go in during the weekends morning as the queue will be rather long but too bad as the week is already nearing weekends, lo and behold, the queue was indeed snaky long. It took about 20 minutes before we get to order our food. 
71 Lor Mee

71 Lor Mee

 
Let us check out the reason for the queue now. The regular bowl of Lor Mee is inexpensive and reasonably priced at $3. The portion may seem not enough for some but I find it just right. I have everything all in and that includes the coriander, minced garlic as well as chilli. 
Lor Mee - $3 (Regular)

Lor Mee - $3 (Regular)

 
Ingredients that made up the bowl of Lor Mee is nothing fanciful but rather ordinary. They are slices of Ngoh Hiong, fish cakes, Lor Bak and crispy bits, adding some crunch to our food. The Lor (gravy) is not starchy and is more on a lighter taste, in which it does not make the meal too "gelat" towards the end.
Ingredients

Ingredients

 
Dining with a guy that has a greater appetite, the order comes with additional ingredients and noodles priced at $4.50. You can order solely with yellow noodles or a good mixture of noodles with Bee Hoon.
Lor Mee - $4.50

Lor Mee - $4.50

 
Overall, if you prefer a lighter and simpler taste in Lor Mee, this will be your take! As for me, I have no preference of heavy taste in gravy or even the lighter taste, I find that both have their own special taste. 
 
Date of Visit: Sep 26, 2020 

Other Ratings:
Taste
 3  |  
Environment
 3  |  
Service
 3  |  
Clean
 3  |  
Price
 3

  • Keep it up!

  • Looking Forward

  • Interesting

  • Touched

  • Envy

  • Cool Photo
      View Results
Recommend
0

PGFN Smile 2 days ago   
Share on TwitterShare on Facebook
Categories : Chinese | Hawker Centre | Noodles

PGFN refers to Pandan Gardens Fishball Noodles. It was founded on 1st March 1982 by a couple, Mr and Mrs Seow. Till now, the business has gone through 3 generations of the customer at their original coffeeshop at Pandan Gardens. If you do not know, PGFN is serving Laksa as well as Fishball Noodles at one of the corners in the coffee shop and they have a few branches throughout the years. 

To name it, their Flag Ship stall is actually located in Keat Hong CC, operating 24 hours since 15th April 2017 with a casual and affordable air-conditioned environment. Other branches are located in Punggol and Bukit Batok West.
PGFN Stall in Coffeeshop

PGFN Stall in Coffeeshop

 
Signature Fishball Minced Meat Noodles come with a mixture of fish dumpling, minced meat, slices of fish cake and fishball. 
Signature Fishball Minced Meat Noodles 招牌鱼圆肉脞面 - $3 / $4 / $5

Signature Fishball Minced Meat Noodles 招牌鱼圆肉脞面 - $3 / $4 / $5

 
Comparing this Signature Fishball Minced Meat Noodle to the popular chains of fishball noodles that
I had, the taste cannot get any worse. It's still packed with a full of Asian taste, or rather a staple dish that we normally seen here in Singapore.We preferred to explore something more than just fishball noodles and had the mushroom minced meat noodle. Mushrooms were well braised and definitely the meatballs together with minced meat sums up an average bowl of noodle.
Mushroom Minced Meat Noodle 香菇肉脞面 - $3.50 / $4.50 / $5.50

Mushroom Minced Meat Noodle 香菇肉脞面 - $3.50 / $4.50 / $5.50

 
The taste was inviting, nothing to complain about.Fish cakes were our side orders and really complemented well with our bowls of noodles.
Fishcake Sides

Fishcake Sides

 
Personally, I find that the standard of fishball noodle won't lose out to any popular fishball noodles franchises/branches/chains in Singapore. 
 
Other Ratings:
Taste
 3  |  
Environment
 3  |  
Service
 3  |  
Clean
 3  |  
Price
 3

  • Keep it up!

  • Looking Forward

  • Interesting

  • Touched

  • Envy

  • Cool Photo
      View Results
Recommend
0

Share on TwitterShare on Facebook
Categories : Chinese | Desserts and Cakes

If you hear of the Pie chain, Don your personal pie club in the malls, you might find this Cze Char joint in Toa Payoh rather familiar with its logo. I used to visit the stall in China Square many years back, introduced by my ex-colleague, enjoying both pies and their Signature Crab Beehoon Soup. Back then, the business had left me kind of impressed by their delicious Crab Beehoon Soup and the combination of pie business.

Don's Pie & Cake, Signature Crab

Don's Pie & Cake, Signature Crab

 

Their Signature Crab Beehoon Soup is the first thing that I looked out in the menu. This signature dish is listed as one of the top 25 Crab Beehoon Soup in Singapore. The taste was distinct that till now I vividly remember that the hearty broth was different from the usual Cze Char Stall Crab Beehoon Soup taste. I noticed that Mr Don Lim, the owner was at one corner of the open kitchen preparing pots by pots of delicious Signature Crab Beehoon soup one by one. 

Signature Crab Beehoon Soup 招牌米粉螃蟹 - $30-$70

Signature Crab Beehoon Soup 招牌米粉螃蟹 - $30-$70

 

The broth was milky white with ingredients like Chinese rice wine, large slices of ginger, evaporated milk, Angelica Root (aka Dang Gui "当归"), milk cabbage, long chunks of yam as well as plump Sri Lankan Crab accompanied by thick rice vermicelli noodles topped with my favourite parsley. The price ranges from $30 to $70 and we decided to order $40 for 2 pax. Overall the crab bee hoon gives an exclusive herbal note that I believe no other place catered to such taste. 

The fragrance from the Beehoon Soup

The fragrance from the Beehoon Soup

 

Smaller Serving from the main bowl

Smaller Serving from the main bowl

 

The kitchen was rather busy on a Saturday evening and perhaps that was why our dish came to our table when we are almost finishing our main dish. 

Cereal Tofu 麦片豆腐 - $10

Cereal Tofu 麦片豆腐 - $10

 

Realizing that many of the tables do have such similar dish on their table, we could not help it but order one ourselves. The Tofu was generously cover with cereal, fragrant and crispy on the outside with a vast difference of texture as you bite down into the soft silky tofu. 

Yummilicious

Yummilicious

 

On a side note, I love their chilli, it tasted tangy with spiciness. 

Chilli

Chilli

 

Here are our drink and the homemade ice lemon tea was kind of different with a layer of foam topped the glass.

Our Drinks

Our Drinks

 

If you are craving for some pies, you can also bring them back after your meal. Don's Personal Pie maintained its flakiness on its crust. I had the Signature Chicken Pie and totally enjoyed the fragrance.

Signature Chicken - $5

Signature Chicken - $5

 

The pie was built up with 2 portions, the "bowl" and a cover. I took out the cover easily and saw half a boiled egg was in it. The ingredients were obvious, making up of carrot, potato, minced chicken and peas with hints of white peppery taste.

Ingredients of Chicken Pie

Ingredients of Chicken Pie

 


https://www.umakemehungry.com/2020/09/dons-pie-cake-signature-crab.html
 
Other Ratings:
Taste
 4  |  
Environment
 3  |  
Service
 3  |  
Clean
 4  |  
Price
 4

  • Keep it up!

  • Looking Forward

  • Interesting

  • Touched

  • Envy

  • Cool Photo
      View Results
Recommend
0

Share on TwitterShare on Facebook
Categories : Fujian/Heng Hwa | Coffeeshop | Noodles

https://www.umakemehungry.com/2020/09/mian-wang-1971.html

Many have raved about this hidden gem located in Bukit Batok and it seems that there is no reason for me to give it a miss. I first came to know of Lao Cai's Curry which is located just adjacent to Mian Wang's stall, serving delicious curry rice braised pork, salted calamari rings etc, similar to the ingredients of Mian Wang. These two stalls are affiliated and running under the same family.

Stall of Mian Wang

Stall of Mian Wang

 

Hokkien Mee was out of my expectation, not the usual plate of noodle that comes with a heady prawn stock taste. On the contrary, it consists of its own unique style. Expect a good plate of wet and slightly thick gravy/stock that served with little hints of "Wok Hei". The portion is reasonable with ingredients like prawns and squid. Substantial of eggs were used to give the noodles sweet flavours. Other ingredients are pretty standard, that includes squid, pork and prawns. Mian Wang is generous with the crispy fried pork lard and served it by the side of every plate of Hokkien Mee.

Hokkien Mee - $3.50 (Small)

Hokkien Mee - $3.50 (Small)

 

Unlike the traditional Hokkien Mee stall, Mian Wang gives the traditional dish a twist in its menu. What a weird combination of having my favourites dishes within a plate! The thought of pairing the moist and wet noodles with deep-fried crispy Calamari just did not come across my mind. To my surprise, they have tucked the piping hot fried Salted Egg Calamari by the side of the plate separated by the leafy lettuce green and away from the luscious noodles, thus the taste does not interfere with one another. Salted Egg Calamari was filled in savoury salted egg sauce over its thinly fried coated batter, not only that the Calamari ring was thick and worth it.

Salted Egg Calamari Hokkien Mee - $6.50 (Small)

Salted Egg Calamari Hokkien Mee - $6.50 (Small)

 

Initially, I was quite hesitant to order this but in the end, I still went ahead and ordered it. At the first taste of the fiery red meat, I was like Oh my god! If you love those sweet savoury sauce over your Char Siew Meat, you will totally love this with the tender and soft braised pork. It has reminded me of a homely taste.

Flamed Red Braised Pork Hokkien Mee - $5.50 (Small)

Flamed Red Braised Pork Hokkien Mee - $5.50 (Small)

 

If you are in a mood for Hokkien Mee with a twist, you may want to pay a visit to Mian Wang 1971 and try out their different types of Hokkien Mee. 
 
Other Ratings:
Taste
 4  |  
Environment
 3  |  
Service
 4  |  
Clean
 4  |  
Price
 4

  • Keep it up!

  • Looking Forward

  • Interesting

  • Touched

  • Envy

  • Cool Photo
      View Results
Recommend
0