Coca gets a reboot with new broth flavours and cooked dishes

Coca's latest outlet at Suntec City. The makeover is the result of a new franchisee in Singapore, which took over last year. PHOTO: COCA
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SINGAPORE - When Coca Steamboat opened in Singapore in 1987 as a franchise of a successful chain of hotpot restaurants in Bangkok, it was an instant success.

I was a fan, drawn by its unique suki sauce, a chilli sauce that was slightly sweet and infused with aromatic herbs. The restaurant also introduced me to fish glue, a paste that is piped into the boiling stock to form strands of springy fishcake.

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