Showing posts from April, 2015

Kok Sen Restaurant

Keong Saik road is a row of low rise shophouses with a variety of eateries ranging from bars to coffee shops to hip cafes. Recently, there has been so much hype. There is The Library, 49 Seats, Bread and Hearth, Lola's Cafe and many more.. But who would have realized, amongst all these trendy places, you get to also indulge in some delicious tzechar? 

Kok Sen Restaurant's location is strategic and won't be hard to find. Just walk down the lane of shops from 49 Seats and you'd get there. 

Specialties are all over the walls together with their awards from various local food experts such as Makansutra. 
This unpretentious coffeeshop-like restaurant has much to offer...

Firstly, the stir fried frog leg.. The meat was a little tough but overall, it's tasty and has lots of fresh ginger and spring onions.  Good and bad but I still prefer the claypot kung po version with lots of sauce to go with the carbs. 

Claypot Yong Tau Fu is the winning dish.  Why do I say so? With its succ…

Tonkutsu Kazan

Love affair with Kazan Ramen...
Our Kazan Karamiso ($18 for normal sized; $15 for small) comes with a small bowl of white rice to be eaten after the noodles is finished. Add in the white rice, stir and tada, miso porridge is ready for consumption!

Soup is poured in and closed for a minute before you mix in the spicy minced pork miso sauce.

The hot stone retains the heat within the ramen such that it lasts through to the last drop of soup. For people who loves their food piping hot, you will enjoy this tremendously. And, I'm always a fan. 
The hot stone fried chicken curry rice is beyond expectations. Look at the bubbling curry gravy that surrounds the grains of rice and topped with three tender chunks of fried chicken. For $11, I totally feel that it's a steal! 

Also, the kimchi with pork on rice is the other hot stone rice dishes served here. I feel that it's a little lacking in flavour because the kimchi sauce was quite little and there isn't any additional gojujang. For …