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Lao Zhong Zhong Fine Spice Stall

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Located along Tai Thong Crescent, this stall is famous for their ngoh hiang.

Daily: 11:30 - 23:30

Closed: Alt Mon

$4 based on 13 submissions
Lunch (5 votes), Cheap Eat/Budget (4 votes), Children/Family (4 votes)
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Lao Zhong Zhong Fine Spice Ngoh Hiang (Wu Xiang) 老中中五香酥虾饼 – The BEST!

Lao Zhong Zhong “Fine” (Should be “Five” we thought?) spices Wu Xiang is the famous Ngoh Hiang stall that started near the previous Old Thong Chai Chinese medical hall at South Bridge Road. Over the years, it has shifted several times and now finally settled down in one of the coffeeshops at Macpherson.   Talking about good Ngoh Hiang or Wu Xiang in Singapore, Lao Zhong Zhong is a clear winner in the Ngoh Hiang category. Why is that so? Of course, there are good Ngoh Hiang stalls around and you can find one or two good types of Wu Xiang out of the many exotic variations available at the stall, however, most of the balance assortments are usually atrocious and in the end only left you with more disgruntlement.   What truly make Lao Zhong Zhong stands out amongst the rest are their quality, taste and price. It is the key elements that help to formulate the winning formula for Lao Zhong Zhong.   Please refer to www.ieatandeat.com for details review.

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23 Nov 2014 • 119 reviews • 0 follower

Lao Zhong Zhong Fine Spice Ngoh Hiang (Wu Xiang) 老中中五香酥虾饼 – The BEST!

Lao Zhong Zhong “Fine” (Should be “Five” we thought?) spices Wu Xiang is the famous Ngoh Hiang stall that started near the previous Old Thong Chai Chinese medical hall at South Bridge Road. Over the years, it has shifted several times and now finally settled down in one of the coffeeshops at Macpherson.   Talking about good Ngoh Hiang or Wu Xiang in Singapore, Lao Zhong Zhong is a clear winner in the Ngoh Hiang category. Why is that so? Of course, there are good Ngoh Hiang stalls around and you can find one or two good types of Wu Xiang out of the many exotic variations available at the stall, however, most of the balance assortments are usually atrocious and in the end only left you with more disgruntlement.   What truly make Lao Zhong Zhong stands out amongst the rest are their quality, taste and price. It is the key elements that help to formulate the winning formula for Lao Zhong Zhong.   Please refer to www.ieatandeat.com for details review.
09 Oct 2012 • 12 reviews • 6 followers

The super delicious Ngor Hiong

Zhong Zhong is an institution in Singapore for Ngoh Hiong. And it deserves all the praise it gets.

For one, it is damn cheap. Seriously. I have eaten Ngor Hiong in many places in Singapore and i have never eaten anywhere that is cheaper than this.

Second, it is so damn good! Not only is it the cheapest, it definitely is one of the best. And every pick is so fresh. I love their tau kwa! So tender and soft inside, and yet crispy on the outside. so, so amazingly tender. with their chilli, it is a perfect side dish, anytime anyday.

Their chilli is really special, it is spicy, sweet, just the right consistency, and they have some diced onions on top. it is the perfect sauce. my girlfriend who usually does not like wu xiang sauces, will eat this one.

What's more, you can have delicious porridge, macaroni, bak chor mee, kway chap and duck rice in this coffeeshop. all these food go perfectly well with the wu xiang. especially the macaroni.

I have eaten zhong zhong since i was a a kid and i still love it everytime i go there. I think the atmosphere is a little lost, cos last time it was in the Jackson Kopitiam. Thankfully the food standard is still there.

Anyway, i just ate it today so i will review the cost:

Orange octupus

Tau kwa - you're simply the best! (so good you will sing and shout with joy)

Orange coloured fried rectangular pork/dunno what cake

Fried Fish cake (the flat flat brown brown one)

Century egg (shiok with the chilli)

Deep fried prawn paste cake (the damn crispy one) (also bloody shiok)

Fried breaded sharkmeat (also outstanding)

Fishball

All in all, only $6.80. SO CHEAP!!! and do you know that it is all handmade. OH...so damn good. So 'worth'!

Ever since i brought my girlfriend there, she swears by it and has cravings for it every few weeks. haha.

the best wu xiang in Singapore. Wooh!
04 Jul 2012 • 2 reviews • 0 follower

Good food

Lots of tasty food at this stall.

Must try.

08 May 2011 • 237 reviews • 40 followers

grazing around macpherson

Contained within an 'all-stars' coffee shops sharing the limelight with and old whitley road porridge store and a jackson kopitiam bak chor mee store is the lao zhong zhong five spice stall with equally outstanding and long-running accolades.

We were all eager to try its offerings after observing that it was habitual for most of the coffee shop habitants to order side orders, such as noodles and porridge as accompaniment to their wu xiang.

Vouching for their long queues would be the quality of their products; we found the Ngoh Hiang especially delectable, it's crispness complimenting the sweet spiciness of the chilli sauce.The Heh chor (prawn roll) and otah slices doing equally well in retrospect. A slight disappointment would be the prawn fritters which I felt had a really strange burnt aroma in its wake. Perhaps these have been through the fryers too many times hence the flavor.

All in all, still a must go should your cravings for ngoh hiong and wu xiang gets out of hand. You get to savor the addition bonus of the many equally outstanding stores in the vicinity.g e
Variety Galore!
20 Feb 2011 • 6 reviews • 0 follower

The Best Ngoh Hiang Store in S'pore!!

As a kid, Ngoh Hiang was always one of my favorite dishes. Must have something to do with fact that there's a huge variety to choose from and it's all fried stuff! I used to think that the best ever Ngoh Hiang store was one called "Tau Kwa Seng" located in a coffee shop on the corner of Sam Leong Street and Jln Besar road. This was years ago and the stall has since disappeared off the face of this earth. If anyone knows where it is, please let me know!!

Lao Zhong Zhong is more than a worthy successor to the title (in my opinion) of "King of Ngoh Hiang". All the items they offer are excellent but I want to do a special call out on a few items.

Top of my list is the marinated octopus. Not all Ngoh Hiang stores offer this but of all that do, they don't even come close to how delicious the Zhong Zhong version is. Their fish ball and prawn fritters are also items to die for. The prawn fritters just melts in your mouth...yummy....

I visit this store at least once or twice a month. The great offerings and cheap prices will keep you going back for more!