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Wong Ah Yoke's weekend food picks

Published on Jun 20, 2014 10:00 AM
 

MORE THAN STEAMBOAT

Boon Hwee Teochew Fish Head Steamboat, which opened more than a month ago in Toa Payoh, offers a lot more than steamboat.

In fact, it is quite different from the usual HDB zi char stall. Its head cook Tan Moon Fatt used to be a chef at the Pan Pacific hotel in Kuala Lumpur and head chef of Putrajaya Seafood Restaurant in the Malaysian capital.

That explains why, instead of the usual prawn paste chicken and sweet and sour pork, you get dishes such as Typhoon Shelter Crayfish (from $22), Mongolian Pork Rib (from $10) and Beancurd With Dried Scallop (from $12), dishes that you usually find in seafood restaurants. The cooking is restaurant standard too, despite the kopitiam setting.

 
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