Nian Nian You Yu. After my last hawker listicle on Bak Chor Mee Soup in Singapore, I thought the ‘natural progression’ would be on Fishball Noodles.
There are many Fishball Noodles stalls in Singapore, but not many serve hand-made fishballs and fishcakes anymore. So I really treasure one if I come across any. Interestingly, I came to realise that many different brands source from the same supplier, but anyway… that’s beside the point.
Fishball Noodles somehow taste better with mee pok (maybe that’s just me) – the noodles characterised by its flat and slightly broad appearance.
There are many good stalls around, and I tried up more than twenty from LiXin Teochew Fishball Noodle (ION Orchard), Fa Ji Fishball Noodles (Kovan Market and Food Centre), Chun Fu Fishball Noodle (Kovan Market and Food Centre), Thye Hong Fishball Noodles (Ghim Moh), Tom Cityzoom Mee Pok Tar (Ghim Moh) and Jalan Tua Kong Lau Lim Mee Pok.
Don’t get angry with me if your favourites are not listed lah. For example, I actually enjoy Song Kee Fishball Noodles at Toa Payoh Lor 5 – it’s my go-to on a personal basis, though I thought the final product was not so consistent of