18Chefs at Star Vista + Ah Seng Durians on 10Aug2016

seafood pasta

seafood pasta – S$13.80

my OPS friend came by. he was doing some errands & going for a late lunch.

i already had lunch earlier with wife at mei ling food centre.

my friend decided to go to 18chefs at level 3 star vista. 🙂

18chefs @ star vista

18chefs @ star vista 

nice airy place, still empty at this mid afternoon hour.

my friend ordered the $13.80 seafood pasta, and added a soup & drink combo for another S$3.80. i took a tea. friend has 15% discounts, so price pretty ok.

for me though i think both he & i can cook a much better pasta ourselves.

18chefs is a F&B chain by se teo, a facebook friend, with a great social mission, providing gainful & productive alternative pathways & re-integration.  an endeavour deserving of support. 🙂

MSW + XO durians

MSW + XO durians 

after lunch, my friend decided to go try ah seng durians.

today no much queue, just 3 before us. MSW was at S$14/kg but no golden phoenix.

XO durians

XO durians 

we decided on 1 MSW + 1 XO durian.

XO was creamy, had bittersweet taste. maybe golden phoenix still better but this was very good also.

it was a tiny durian maybe just 1 kg or less, but yielded like 14 or 15 seeds & very thin husk so very worthwhile.

MSW

MSW 

MSW was good as always, creamy & very flavourful, though not the best i had from ah seng. MSW is heavy & thick husk, so make sure we get round ones with lots of seeds to be worthwhile. today my friend paid S$34 for 2, quite ok for what we had.

c.h.e.f andy

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Eighteen Chefs @ Star Vista

ADDRESS

1 Vista Exchange Green
#02-22 The Star Vista
Singapore 138617

OPENING HOURS

Daily: 11:00am – 10:30pm

PHONE

+65 66945975

Duck Rice & Wanton Mee @ Mei Ling Street Food Centre on 10Aug2016

duck rice - S$3

duck rice – S$3

went with wife for lunch on 10.8.2016. ^^

we booked nabehide for lunch but called them as we were late at 1.30pm. they advised that it takes 15mins to prepare the hotpot & they closed at 2.30pm, so we decided to cancel & go for something simple at meiling food centre.

duck rice - S$3

duck rice – S$3

most of the stalls at meiling FC were closed anyway including xin lu fishball noodles & hai tang lor mee stalls.

wife decided to try out the duck rice.

duck looked ok, good colour & moist. however the taste was not there, not “pang” quite bland.

meiling street wanton mee

meiling street wanton mee

so i decided to order wanton mee instead.

wanton mee

wanton mee – S$3

$3 wanton mee quite ok, a lot of char siew + 2 deepfried wanton & 2 soup wanton.

wantons were good & char siew quite good taste,

wanton mee

wanton mee – S$3

my first taste = noodles not tasty enough, not like kok kee which was very tasty.

noodles were qq & as i took more with the spicy chilli, it was actually quite ok. in fact i finished all the noodles. at S$3 with all these ingredients it was pretty ok for me.

c.h.e.f andy

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Mei Ling Street Wanton Noodles

#02-32, Mei Chin Road Market, 159 Mei Chin Road, 140159