Bronze winners in Best Asian Restaurants Awards

Young eateries make the cut

Mui Kee Congee, Fat Chap and Kimme are among the 33 restaurants receiving the bronze award

Kampachi sashimi, ginger and gochujang from Kimme
Kampachi sashimi, ginger and gochujang from KimmePHOTO: KIMME
Fish Belly Congee from Mui Kee Congee
Fish Belly Congee from Mui Kee CongeePHOTO: LES AMIS GROUP
Grilled Whole Fish from Fat Chap.
Grilled Whole Fish from Fat Chap.PHOTO: FAT CHAP

Chef Er Suen Liang spent a year in Hong Kong learning cooking techniques and heirloom recipes before returning to Singapore to helm the kitchen of Mui Kee Congee, a partnership between the Les Amis Group and Hong Kong porridge concept Mui Kee.

The 33-year-old's efforts have paid off as Mui Kee Congee, which launched as a pop-up at Casa Verde in mid-2017 before moving to its current location at Shaw Centre last March, is a new entrant on the bronze winners' list of The Straits Times and Lianhe Zaobao Best Asian Restaurants Awards.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 09, 2019, with the headline 'Young eateries make the cut'. Print Edition | Subscribe