Category Archives: Fast Food

My favorite since age 10: Carl’s Jr.

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Carl’s Jr. has been my favorite fast food restaurant since grade 4. Something happened during that year that forever endeared the restaurant to me…but I have forgotten what it was. All I remember is that I thought that their burgers … Continue reading

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Crystal Mall Food Court: Ipoh Bean Sprout Chicken

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After I placed an order of the Ipoh bean sprout chicken at its namesake stall, I stood around to observe the food that other people ordered from the stall. The most popular item that came out of the kitchen by … Continue reading

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Food Trucks: Vij’s Railway Express

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I haven’t been keeping up with my plan of getting more intimate with local food trucks – which is rather regrettable considering that they are fast becoming a major part of the local food scene. I fear that if I … Continue reading

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Aberdeen Centre Food Court: Bubble Waffle at…Bubble Waffle Cafe

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My wife, kids, and I wanted some bubble waffle after each finishing our meals, but we were weary of the crowds in front of Bubble Waffle Cafe. Since bubble waffle was not something that could instantly be made, we knew … Continue reading

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Aberdeen Centre Food Court: Chicken Wings at Wo Fung

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I can’t resist fried chicken wings, especially when I see order after order being served to customers that looked like they couldn’t wait to dig their teeth into them . I stood practically frozen for a good ten minutes watching … Continue reading

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Japan: Beef Bowls – both low end and high end

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I have a soft spot for Japanese beef bowls, especially the ones from Yoshinoya. They were the single most important food item that helped me through many a hungry boarding school evening when I was between the ages of 13 … Continue reading

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WTF Did We Just Eat? Ebi-Ten

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I’ve always found so-called “fast food” places in Japan to be reliable because most of the quick-service chains in Japan have clearly-detailed standard operating procedures (SOP) as to how each menu item is to be prepared and assembled (much like … Continue reading

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