The joy of food blogging is that many good food as well as good friends have crossed path during this journey. I am privilege to get to know a group of foodies who really know their food. They are the real food heroes, heroines and critics that eat their way around Singapore, discovering hidden gems and have in depth knowledge of the food, culture and heritage in Singapore.
Prosperity Yu Sheng 4/5
Subject to everyone's busy schedule over the Chinese New Year, we managed to gather a couple of Food Intelligence Network (FINS) members for a Lo Hei dinner at Wee's Family Coffee Shop at Bedok Reservoir Road. The little zi char place is tucked away at a corner, hidden away from the main street. It serves some really good and delicious food.
Fish Maw Soup 3.5/5
After the prosperity toss to an abundance year ahead, we had the Fish Maw Soup to kick start the dinner. Foodie is foodie, we even added Martell cordon bleu into the comforting bowl of fish maw soup.
Stewed Pork Knuckles and Sea Cucumber 4.5/5
Next, we had the Stewed Pork Knuckles and Sea Cucumber. It is like a mini pencai served on the plate. The braised sauce was well infused with the various luxurious ingredients on the plate. The fork tender stewed pork knuckles and the bouncy sea cucumber were one of my favourite dishes for the night.
Hong Kong Steamed Red Grouper 4.5/5
Following that is the Hong Kong Steamed Red Grouper. The fish was steamed to perfection to a nice soft and moist texture. The soy sauce based gravy was the highlight that complemented the fish meat excellently.
Whole Salted Baked Chicken 4.2/5
Moving on to the next dish is the Whole Salted Baked Chicken wrapped in 3 layers of parchment papers. The aroma of the chicken filled the air as each layer of the parchment papers were revealed. This is my first time having the salted baked chicken and I totally enjoyed the fragrant and tender chicken.
Asparagus and Scallops 4/5
After all the meats and seafood, it is good to have some greens. A classic Asparagus and Scallops ensured everyone of us have a balanced diet after all the proteins. Nothing fancy, just a simple dish to enjoy the sweetness of the asparagus and scallops.
Golden Prawns 4.8/5
The star for the night that keeps everyone raving about is the Golden Prawns. A crispy salted egg yolk crumble is coated around the crunchy and succulent prawns. It was so good that I ate the whole prawn together with the shells. This is one dish I would go back for. I was told that the salted egg yolk squid is as good if not better than the prawns.
Abalones and Greens 4.2/5
The Abalones and Greens brought a smile to everyone's face. It look like golden ingots sitting around the greens. For a coffeeshop zi char place, I am quite surprise to find such value for money , decent sized abalone being served. It was plump, firm and cooked to a nice tender texture.
Longevity Noodles 4/5
Longevity Noodles which is usually eaten during birthday symbolizing long life is served next. The gooey gravy coated around the long noodles made it slurping good.
Longan and Sea Coconut 3/5
Last but not least, we had the Sea Coconut and Longan dessert to wrap up a wonderful lo hei dinner with the great foodies company.
It was a great dinner catching up with the group. Unfortunately some could not make it on that day but I am sure there are many opportunities where we will go out together to check out more good food around Singapore. Wishing everyonr a happy and prosperous year of the goat
Wee's Family Coffee Shop
Blk 117 Bedok Reservoir Road
Tel: +65 67437482
Nearest MRT: Eunos (EW Line)
Daily: 730am - 11pm
1) Alight at Eunos MRT station. Take Exit C. Follow the MRT track, walk straight to Jalan Eunos Road. Turn left and walk to bus stop beside block 7 (Stop ID 83101). Take bus number 21 and 60. Alight 4 stops later. Cross the road and walk to destination. Journey time about 15 minutes. [Map]