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928 Yishun Laksa · One of my Top Five Favourites in Singapore ⭐⭐⭐⭐


There's a running joke among Singaporeans that Yishun is a strange place known for many negative things like a slasher, cat killer, and other weird happenings. That, of course, are all tongue in cheek, poking fun at Yishun folks. Maybe, the rest of us are just jealous that Yishun people have so many nice food like 925 chicken rice, Chong Pang Chuan Kee duck rice, and this 928 laksa 😂

Stall name: No name but everyone knows them as "928 Yishun Laksa"

Address: Blk 928, Yishun Central 1, #01-155, Singapore 760928

Nearest MRT: Yishun station

Tel: 97319586

Hours: 7:30am - 7:00pm (Sunday off)

Wee's Family Coffee Shop Restaurant @ Bedok Reservoir · Singapore HDB Zhi Char

✍️ 25 Nov 2023. I have been to Wee Family Coffee Shop in Bedok many times since 2014. 

Chong Wen Ge Nyonya Café beside Thian Hock Keng Temple 崇文阁

Nyonya Laksa

When you visit Singapore and want authentic experiences in the sunny island, visiting a Chinese temple and tasting Nyonya food should be in your itinerary. If you come to Chong Wen Ge Cafe 崇文阁, you can taste good Nyonya laksa and visit Thian Hock Keng Temple at the same time.

Singapore Old Airport Road Nasi Briyani @ Selera Rasa

Singapore Old Airport Road Nasi Briyani @ Selera Rasa

Selera Rasa at Old Airport Road Food Centre serves the best nasi briyani you can buy for $3.50 in Singapore. (Prices went up a notch this month after selling at $3 for years.)

Super Lobster Restaurant a Worthy Alternative for Live Seafood in Sg Rengit 龍皇海鮮樓

Superior Broth Lobsters

I haven't been back to Sg Rengit for lobsters for over 3 years. After trying various lobster places there, I concluded that on balance Jade Garden Seafood Corner was the safest bet. But, I have continued looking for alternatives. This trip, I think I found a worthy alternative in Super Lobster Restaurant 龍皇海鮮樓.

Usman Restaurant. What to Eat in Singapore Little India

Paya Lamb Shank

Buddy EJ brought me to Usman Restaurant in Singapore's Little India. EJ had been eating here for nearly 20 years and his raving about Usman's "white nasi briyani" got me excited. I am a nasi briyani fan and had never even heard of "white briyani" before, till now.

Lovely Lunch at Balé Club Restaurant @ Leisure Farm Resort Johor

Lovely Lunch at Balé Club Restaurant @ Leisure Farm Resort Johor

You know right, if you go to Bale Club Restaurant at the Equestrian Resort in Leisure Farm Resort in Gelang Patah, Johor, you can get an excellent meal in a cool beautiful hideaway surrounded by lush greenery. Actually, few people know 😝

Cha Lao Dim Sum in Holiday Villa Hotel near KSL 茶楼点心


✍ 16 Oct 2018. Johor Bahru now has a pretty dim sum hangout, if you like to indulge in the Cantonese pastime of yum cha (drinking tea) with your kakis (buddies) in a cha lao (tea house). It's simply called 茶楼 Cha Lao Dim Sum which is located at Holiday Villa Hotel.

Best Cheap & Good Korean BBQ in Johor Bahru. Myeong Dong BBQ Buffet

Best Cheap & Good Korean BBQ in Johor Bahru. Myeong Dong BBQ Buffet

We bumped into Phoebe and family in Taman Mount Austin, and they suggested to us to try Myeong Dong BBQ Buffet. Phoebe and family are veteran food hunters in JB and they know a lot of good family friendly places to eat.

Terengganu Curry Fish Noodle @ Taman Ungku Tun Aminah 丁加奴咖喱鱼面

丁加奴咖喱鱼面 Terengganu Curry Fish Noodle

Terengganu Curry Fish Noodles 丁加奴咖喱鱼面 was one of my first posts back in early 2012. I was "find dining" in Taman Ungku Tun Aminah (Skudai) when I stumbled upon the shop - my curiosity piqued by locals packing the little restaurant.

Authentic Klang Bak Kut Teh in JB @ 2.8 Food Centre Mount Austin 阿龍肉骨茶

Authentic Klang Bak Kut Teh in JB @ 2.8 Food Centre Mount Austin 阿龍肉骨茶

阿龍肉骨茶 Ah Loong Klang Bak Kut Teh stall has been appearing on social media within days of opening in 2.8 Food Centre (coffee shop) in Taman Mount Austin. So, I went to try lo 😄

Pork Noodle & Bitter Gourd Soup @ Lucky Star Foods Taman Daya 幸运星猪肉粉 ⭐⭐⭐⭐

Pork Noodles

My thanks to Johor Kaki reader Yoke Wei who tipped me off to Lucky Star Foods 幸运星猪肉粉 in Taman Daya Johor Bahru for their popular pork noodles. Indeed, it is among the best in JB.

Penang Food in Johor Bahru @ Taman Ehsan Jaya 阳光轩槟城虾面.爪哇面

Penang Hokkien Prawn mee

So, late one night buddy Aaron Facebook tagged me a photo of 阳光轩's Penang Hokkien Mee (prawn mee) and said he is coming to JB to try this 😮 Since I can make it in the morning, we decided to have breakfast together at 阳光轩槟城虾面.爪哇面 in Taman Ehsan Jaya.

Orang Asli Seafood Mutiara Biru near Taman Perling Johor Bahru 阿士里海鲜村

Orang Asli Seafood Mutiara Biru near Taman Perling Johor Bahru 阿士里海鲜村

Johor Bahru has a few seafood restaurants on platforms over the water along the Johor Straits (facing Singapore) where Orang Asli chefs serve Chinese zhi char 煮炒 style dishes. Last evening, I finally visited Restoran Asli Makanan Laut Mutiara Biru near Taman Perling which had been on my "To Eat list" for a long time.

Cheese Bak Kut Teh in Johor Bahru @ Ah Peng BKT 阿彬养生肉骨茶

Cheese Bak Kut Teh

The moment I heard about cheese bak kut teh at Ah Peng Bak Kut Teh in Setia Indah, I just had to try it. As a dry bak kut teh and cheese lover, my intuition tells me that this savoury on savoury pairing will work.

Popular Public Hawker Centres in Johor Bahru Malaysia

Popular Hawker Centres in Johor Bahru Malaysia

Hawker centres are good hunting grounds for foodies looking for traditional heritage food at affordable prices in Johor Bahru. They are also good places for authentic gritty raw local foodie experiences.

Rosli Roti Canai (Prata) @ Tmn Ungkul Tun Animah Block 59 Hawker Centre

Rosli Roti Canai (Prata)

Seven years into Johor Kaki blog, I still find that hitting the road, pounding the streets combined with good luck work best for me in find dining. This morning, I was lucky to stumble upon Rosli Roti Canai at the hawker centre at Taman Ungku Tun Aminah Block 59.

Kampung Baru Pandan Laksa @ Sam Shing Miao Temple in Johor Bahru

Kampung Baru Pandan Laksa @ Sam Shing Miao Temple in Johor Bahru

Six years ago, sharing a table with a stranger, enjoying wanton mee at the no name stall at Kampung Baru Pandan in JB, my table mate suggested that I should also taste their curry laksa. (Friendly table sharing is the norm in Malaysia.) I promised him that I would. Six years later, I am here to fulfil that promise.

Where do Singapore Celebrity Chefs Eat Off Work? Chef Damian D'Silva @ Barakath Restaurant Dalhousie Lane

Curry Lamb Shank @ Barakath Restaurant

When makan kakis suggested lunch at Barakath Restaurant, I looked forward to it as I had been wanting to try their curry lamb shank bones since reading celebrity chef Damian D’Silva calling this place his “pukul mati" fix (Malay for “beat until you die”).