Thursday, December 28, 2006

Garden Street Kway Chup

Garden Street Kway Chup used to be situated at Blanco Court and queues were a common sight everyday. Now located at Serangoon Gardens Food Centre, it is but a shadow of its former self. I decided to try it out as I had fond memories of the days when I would queue up for about an hour on a Saturday afternoon just to get my hands(mouth rather) on their delicious Kway Chup. Alas, it turned out to be a wrong move. The Kway was very normal, so unlike the days when it was soft and silky and with a clear soup base to boot. The ingredients were very limited as well, with the Pig's tongue noticeably missing from the menu. Of those that I ordered, nothing stood out. Everything was just average. And it doesn't come cheap either. Expect to pay a premium of about 10-15% as compared to other neighbourhood Kway Chup stalls. This is yet another case of a once famous food stall biting the dust. Sorry but this will be the last time I'm eating here. For the price and quality of food, I'm better off eating elsewhere.

The Kway

The ingredients we ordered

Rating: 6/10

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