Eating Out With Wong Ah Yoke

Prawn mee with a fusion twist

This eatery serves hawker prawn dishes with the influence of Japanese and Italian cuisines

Wok Hei Prawn Noodles ($22, above)
Wok Hei Prawn Noodles ($22, above)ST PHOTOS: WONG AH YOKE

Opening an eatery themed around hawker prawn dishes is a good idea, as items such as prawn noodle soup and fried Hokkien prawn noodle are really popular here. So Prawn Noodle Bar, which opened on Oct 1 at Duxton Hill, has all the makings of a hit.

It boasts a modern bistro vibe. On the back wall is a large neon sign of the word "nice" and the Chinese character for prawn. Together, they read "nice xia" - punning on "sia", a Singlish expression used at the end of a sentence to emphasise a point.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on October 18, 2020, with the headline 'Prawn mee with a fusion twist'. Print Edition | Subscribe