All my colleagues know I love wanton mee. I’ve reviewed close to ten wanton mee stalls and even a Food Showdown between two of the most well-known traditional wanton mee stalls I know.
Thus, when I told my colleagues I wanted to try Dover Road Kai Kee Wanton Mee, their only response: “Huh!? Wanton mee, again?!”
Sorry, friends. What can I say? I love a good ‘ol plate of traditional wanton mee—especially if it comes in a red or orange plate and costs below S$3.
Contrary to its stall name, Dover Road Kai Kee Wanton Mee is located at Alexandra Village Food Centre, near Queenstown.
It started out at the now-defunct Dover Road Market and ran its business there for 30 years. When the market closed down, the stall moved to Alexandra Village Food Centre instead.
It wasn’t my first visit to Alexandra Village Food Centre. Previously, I dropped by to try Ming’s Prawn Noodle, while my colleague tried Danger Close Beverage Co., which sells sparkling tea and cold brew on tap.
What I love about Alexandra Village Food Centre is its wide variety of food stalls available. From hipster coffee stalls to prawn noodles sold by millennials, to old-school wanton mee stalls and traditional claypot laksa, its offerings are