Ye Lai Xiang is still going strong. It is at the corner of Bedok Road and Upper East Coast Raod where the Bedok Army Camp is. This is the place to come for the best Cheng Theng and Jew Hoo Eng Chye in the East! Yummie!
I went to have some Jew Hoo Eng Chye last night and it was still fabulous! The BEST in the East! Enjoy! 🙂
Dr. Michael Lim is The Travelling Gourmet TM
is still going strong…
Story & photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling GourmetTM
MY good friend, the late Andrew Tan and his Grandma made Xe Lai Xiang at the Bedok Food Centre an iconic hawker stall for Cheng Theng. His brother, Peter Lim is four years older and is rightly famous for his Jew Hoo Eng Chye aka crunchy and gelatinous Squid and Kang Kong with lashings of sweet and spicy peanut sauce plus healthy Eng Chye or Spinach. I was there this evening and chatted with Andrew’s sister, Corinne, popularly known by her nickname “Coco”. Coco told me with a tinge of sadness, “Andrew wouldn’t listen to us…his family. Sometimes people like to listen to others and not to their own people. His friend always brought him Ritz Apple Strudel and encouraged him to eat it…and he wouldn’t take his medicine…” Well, in a way you could say Ritz Apple Strudel…
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