Foodie Chang •
02 Feb 2012 • 3 reviews • 1 follower
Was in a meeting at S'pore Poly one day when we finished quite late and decided to drive around to find a place for dinner. Found this place and it was crowded. It is a corner coffee shop with only a few stalls...this zi char takes the largest space. All the clients were seated outside and there was a basketball court next to it.
Surprisingly, a large portion of the customers there were westerners...having their beers and our local zi-char! We found a table for 4 of us. We looked through the menu; we ordered bitter gourd seafood soup, Taiwanese "san bei ji" (literally translated into 3-cups chicken), Wah Chee tofu, salted fish fried rice. The waiter recommended us to try their salted egg-york crab....he said it is fresh and they just gotten it delivered that day. We asked how much it was..he said $25. We agreed to try it for that price!
We had to wait a while for our food as the place was packed. About 20-25min, our food were served. The soup was nothing fantastic but the way they prepared the bitter gourd, it still tasted a little bit of kick - bitter-ish but yet nice. The tofu was soft and nice! Dipping it into their mayo sauce and the chilli; its awesome!
The san bei ji came next! It smelled good...though chicken was slightly overcooked. The taste is good. The crab was quite a decent size and it was done quite well! For $25, it's worth it!
The shocker came when we had our bill; about $65 for 4 pax! Its definitely value for money!
Overall, a good makan and we will return for the crab and tofu! By the way, we found out from the server why there was a large crowd of westerners there; cos most of them are students from Insead or tenants from nearby condos.