Restaurant Review

Enjoy local delights in air-con comfort

The dishes such as Hainanese chicken rice, Katong laksa, prawn noodle soup and chilli crab served at the Shangri-La Hotel's Lobby Lounge are based on recipes from actual hawker stalls. The dry version of Bak Chor Mee comes with a bowl of fish maw sou
The dishes such as Hainanese chicken rice, Katong laksa, prawn noodle soup and chilli crab served at the Shangri-La Hotel's Lobby Lounge are based on recipes from actual hawker stalls.PHOTO: SHANGRI-LA SINGAPORE
The dishes such as Hainanese chicken rice, Katong laksa, prawn noodle soup and chilli crab served at the Shangri-La Hotel's Lobby Lounge are based on recipes from actual hawker stalls. The dry version of Bak Chor Mee comes with a bowl of fish maw sou
The dry version of Bak Chor Mee comes with a bowl of fish maw soup.PHOTO: SHANGRI-LA SINGAPORE

On days when I crave a bowl of my favourite bak chor mee or minced meat noodles, I would head to the Serangoon Garden market and hawker centre where Seng Kee Mushroom Minced Pork Noodles is.

The stall's highlight is noodle soup that comes with not just minced pork, lean meat and mushroom slices, but also pieces of fried fish maw and egg drop. And the broth boasts a good body with the distinctive flavour of dried sole.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on September 02, 2018, with the headline 'Enjoy local delights in air-con comfort'. Print Edition | Subscribe