Bronze winners in Best Asian Restaurants Awards

Young eateries make the cut

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

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

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