Photo 31-7-15 1 29 33 pmCurry chicken bee hoon mee from Ah Heng Curry Chicken Bee Hoon Mee. When I was doing my pupillage at a law firm in Fortune Centre, this legendary curry mee was a guilty indulgence I’d revisit over and over again for that chilli so intensely and deeply smoky, chimneys wave white flags in shame. The uncle who manned the cashier and took my orders (and is still there til this very day) spoke not a word of Mandarin, and whenever I placed my order he would repeat it in dialect, and I would feebly use whatever bits and bobs of dialect I learnt from my parents to confirm the order. He would always ask if I wanted hiamjio, and would insist I scoop it myself as I should be the one determining my own Vulcanian destiny. The chilli means serious business – my female colleague would always take the teensiest scoop and still force back tears, whilst one of the cheeky, laddish , “I love soccer”-esque guys would whack the chilli with grand machismo…and sweat through his white shirt despite constantly drying himself with three-ply tissue.

Curry Chicken Bee Hoon Mee - Ah Heng Curry Chicken Bee Hoon Mee

Ah Heng Curry Chicken Bee Hoon Mee
269 Queen Street #01-236
Singapore 180269


Shawn is a full-time lawyer based in Singapore. Neither a professional critic, blogger nor photographer, Shawn is simply somebody who loves food and luxury hotels very much and (likes to think that he has) a quirky sense of humor. When Shawn is not premature ageing and turning his hair further grey due to stress and vicious deadlines, he is somewhere spending an exorbitant amount of money trying out new dining places and hotels.

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