The Special In Simple from Sum’s Kitchen!


Fresh and Daily Roasted Duck for your gourmet pleasure!

Last week, I was recommended by Aunties Veronica and Angela, lao ban niangs of Peach Garden restaurants to try out the Roast Duck and dishes at a particular shophouse opposite Sembawang Shopping Centre.

I visited the place for dinner today, and while the place looked nothing too impressive with the establishment being an almost no-frills eatery, it was a surprise for me when the dishes started rolling out!

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Surprising Discovery Of Yu Kee’s Hokkien Mee At Sembawang


Well after that little uneventful minute breakfast at Pastamania, the guys decided to go for Round 2. I seriously wonder why we even bother to exercise…

The food court at Sembawang MRT Station seemed rather attractive for its decent pricing and especially with an ongoing promotion on various dishes at the stall, the place seemed even more attractive…beautiful rather.

I decided to order a plate of Hokkien Mee, when I noticed two prominent awards on display at the shop’s front. A certificate from Makansutra with a “Die Die Must Try” rating for its Hokkien Mee and Char Kway Teow and a feature from The Sunday Times Live Eats!

The Hokkien Mee ($3.50, promotion $3.00) is definitely what I would call “A Skilled Creation”. The lady displayed a certain prowess in frying up a smoky, fragrant batch of noodles smothered excellently with a hearty prawn broth.

It tasted savoury, with a very strong hint of the presence of prawns all about. The noodles itself were wet and not dry, almost to an extent of it being a little viscous and not thin. And I particularly enjoyed the glistening shine that sparkled on the noodles.

Still, it was not a “Die Die Must Try” for me as I personally would prefer a not too “thick” variety. I prefer mine to be slightly wetter with a more delicate and well balanced savoury taste throughout and not just concentrated in each bite that leaves a slightly salty aftertaste.


The Char Kway Teow ($3.00) was “ta pao-ed” for home. So I guess that the walk made it a little soggy and not entirely fragrant as I expected. Still, it bode a strong smoky flavour with hints of sweetness, spiciness and “lemakness” Good, but definitely sinful.


The Stall name is “Fried Kway Teow” but I reckon that with its accolades hailing it as “Yu Kee Duck Rice & Noodle Pte Ltd”, I guess that should be how I name this stall. A stall of temptations, where I must definitely remind myself not to visit again after any exercise.

DSCF9004 Yu Kee Duck Rice & Noodle Pte Ltd
NTUC Food Fare
Sembawang MRT Station

Addictive Fujian Mee will leave you coming back for even more. Just don’t get cold turkey =)

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Chomp Down The Moo Moo Burger In Juicy Fashion!

DSCF7477 Vittles
369 Sembawang Road
#01-05 Sembawang Cottage   Tel: 6756 1138
Sun to Thurs : 12:00 am to 10:00 pm
Fri, Sat & Eve of Public Holidays : 12:00 am to 11:00 pm

Indulge in Chops and Burgers for that hearty experience that is both affordable and delicious!

19 July 09 Update : Vittles is offering 10% discount on all their a la carte food. Just tell the cashier “J2K3” for the promotion!


The humongous Moo Moo II Burger ($12.90) – Juicy, succulent and definitely meaty!

Vittles opened in 2007 in a little suburban area at Sembawang Cottage. Serving up a concoction and variety of Western, Italian and fusion food, it is a homely establishment that will grab your attention for its very affordable and delicious dishes.

The Moo Moo II Burger and the Pistachio Herb Crusted Lamb Rack was recommended to me as being the House’s specialties.


For starters, I had the soup special for the day – Mushroom soup. Now this is wholly hand made with it being creamy, savoury, and the best parts were the chunky bits of mushrooms in it. The whiff of mushrooms smothered with a hint of butter emanating from the soup was enough to whet my appetite till my stomach growled.

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611 Tau Sar Piah – Uber Delicious!

DSCF6111 611 Tau Sar Piah
Sembawang Shopping Centre
6753 0611

Crispy, Tasty, and sumptuous!


Who knew that traditional Chinese goodies could taste so good. So good to the extent that it gets you hooked to the flavour and crispiness! 611 Tau Sar Piah is by no means a greenhorn in this arena.

Once located at 611 Balestier road, it still holds true to its skills in producing some of the best Tau Sar Piah one could ever taste.


Shockingly delicious Red Bean Tau Sar Piah – One of my favourites!

In an effort to diversify its range, the outlet has now produced a total of 9 different flavours for the wonderful Chinese cookie (a little poetic license here). The traditional sweet and salted varieties are still as good. And if you ever chance upon fresh Tau Sar Piah just being put out for display, I would really question you if you don’t grab it.

The ones I tasted were crispy with a flaky pastry and the filling was an excellent complement to it. Imagine it being fresh out of the oven. Ooooo =)

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