Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Orchard Deli

In a recent visit to Orchard Tower, my friend introduced me to this coffee shop that she frequents for lunch. I am certainly glad to know about another vegetarian eatery at this stretch of Orchard Road.
They serve daily specials as well as stir-fry dishes and mixed rice dishes (their vegetarian includes eggs, so do specify that you do not want eggs if you are on pure vegetarian diet).

Orchard Deli is located at #04-02 of Orchard Tower, near the lift lobby.

Friday, July 25, 2008

Chinn Seng Restaurant

Another new try at a Vegetarian coffee shop besides Kian Joo Vegetarian Food Supply Centre which I introduced the Belachan chilli.
Sometimes, when I have no craving for any food, I will just simply order this dish - Mixed Vegetables Soup Mee Hoon/Noodles. I was expecting just plain soup but it turned up a surprise that the soup has a mild herbal taste that enhances one's appetite. With a generous portion of veges & black fungus as seen in picture, it is quite a nice try.

It is located just a few shops away from Kwan Inn Vegetarian Food 观音斋 at Blk 134 Geylang East Ave1, 2nd bus stop from Aljunied Mrt.

Sunday, July 20, 2008

Rice House 粥大王

Another visit to Rice House. Their side-dish: Lobster Rolls (龙虾卷) has become my favourite and their Mock Pork Ribs Soup Noodles (肉骨茶面) though may not be on their signature dish list, is quite nice with its unique herbal taste that is different from those cooked with instant product available on market.

They are located at Blk 129 Geylang East ave 1, beside Foo Hai Chan Monastery & Opposite Sims Ville Condo. May alight at 2nd bus stop from Aljunied MRT & walk further up & turn left to Monastery direction.They are closed on Monday. Tel: 6747 3739

Saturday, July 19, 2008

Cong Cong Vegetarian stall at Tiong Bahru Market

Sad to know that this stall had also increased its price to $2.50 but they managed to provide a good portion that is filling. To be competitive, they already had dishes ready for you to choose early on a Sat morning about 9am. It is a good alternative for those who do not like traditional standard mee hoon with mock barbacue pork & meat. See the nutritional breakfast that I had : Pumpkin, bean curb and green vege.:-)

Located at 2nd level food centre, Far left Corner from direction of escalator of Tiong Bahru Market (30 Seng Poh Road), about 2 bus-stop away from Tiong Bahru MRT. Bus: 5, 16, 33, 63, 195, 851

Thursday, July 10, 2008

慈缘轩 (Ci Yan Xuan) Chinatown

Cold noodles! Another speciality of Ci Yan Xuan.
Though I am not hungry, I decided to pack back for supper. :P

No regrets, the cool & refreshing noodles (White Jade noodles) with its unique gravy is a delicacy on its own even without the shreds of salad vege & fried wonton skin. A great dish on a warm night. :-) Very satisfying!:-)

Address: 8 Smith Street (shophouse near end of Food Street)

Tel: 6225 9026 (If you want to confirm menu of the day:P)

Usual Opening Hours: 12pm-10pm

Tuesday, July 8, 2008

普香素食 (Chinatown Complex Hawker Centre)

This is one of the new stalls (#02-144) I noticed which is located beside the escalator. In the day, it sells mixed rice & dishes while in the evening it sells Stir-fry dishes such as Vegetarian Fried Hokkien Noodles, Fish Soup and what I tried tonight, the Shredded Chicken Vermicelli.

This is cooked like the "San Mee" version except that a much finer version of the noodle is being used. Personally, I prefer this Vermicelli to the original "San Mee" as being finer, it absorbs the gravy better and more crispy even if not soaked. Instead of "shredded chicken", they replaced with "mixed" ingredients. There is generous portion of mushroom and mock products which included my favourite Gold Pieces. The tasty gravy below the Vermicelli is more than enough to soak the Vermicelli which I think is an important aspect for nice "San Mee".

Nice, recommended to try. :-)

This stall is located at #02-144. From Escalator facing the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple, you can see it on your left on your way up the escalator.

Saturday, July 5, 2008

Lao Di Fang Vegetarian 老地方素食 (Chinatown Complex Hawker Centre)

Great news! Discovered a few more new vegetarian stalls at the newly reopened renovated Chinatown Complex Hawker Centre. And one of it is Lao Di Fang Vegetarian at economical price.

I tried its Black-Pepper Fried Udon ($3.50) & Egg-Plants ($4.80) which I find quite value for money. It is a good alternative if you want to taste the Lao Di Fang's delicacies as they seem to have a variety of them. However, for their famous Spicy noodles, I would still prefer the version at their restaurant at #01-38, Apollo centre.

The stall is located at #02-158. From Escalator facing the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple, keep to your left and go straight once you are up the escalator and turn left after the corner hand-made soy-drink stall. You will find it on 1st corner stall on your right.

Thursday, July 3, 2008

Kwan Inn Vegetarian Food 观音斋

At $2, their special of the day: Kway Chap is generous with ingredients and filling. :-)
At $3, their fish soup meehoon is also value for money. The soup has a mild ginger taste and serves with 2 pieces of white bean curb, bean curb-skin rolls, 3 pieces of bean curb-skin mock fish (I had eaten 2 pieces to allow space to show the meehoon:P), vege and seaweed. Taste good too.:-)

It is located at corner coffee shop at Blk134 Geylang East Ave1, 2nd bus stop from Aljunied Mrt. Opposite Tan Swie Hian Museum.

Brown Rice Vegetarian, Kopitiam at Harbour Front

Located at Harbour Front's Basement One Kopitiam foodcourt, this is a new stall name that I encounter. I decided to try its Hor Fun and surprised that it came out to be Dark Soy-sauced Hor Fun, different from usual plain Hor Fun.
With generous portion of mock ingredients, tofu & vege, and Hor Fun, it is quite worth trying. :-)