A Noodle Story (超好面)

Located at the Amoy Street Food Centre, A Noodle Story (超好面) is opened by former Waku Ghin chef de partie Gwern Khoo and his business partner Ben Tham and together they have created a Singapore-style ramen.

The noodle servings are available in three sizes – $5.50, $6.50 and $7.50.

Crispy Potato-Wrapped Prawn, HK-Style Wonton, Tender Cha-su and Hot Spring Egg are also available as additional side orders.

The noodles to me seemed more like our local mee kia rather than Japanese ramen and the chilli used is actually hae bee hiam (sambal udang kering), a spicy dried fried shrimp sambal.

This is served with several slices of tender Japanese-style chashu, two pieces of wonton filled with fresh springy prawns and had a hint of ginger in it, one piece of fried prawn wrapped with potato shreds which was crispy, fragrant and really tasty, as well as half a Japanese style onsen egg that was cooked perfectly (just the way I like it). Each ingredient gave a different dimension to the dish as they brought different textures and flavours to your tastebuds. The noodles are typically garnished with freshly sliced scallions and red pepper but I don’t like scallions so I asked them not to put any garnishing in my bowl.

Overall I would classify this as fusion food, so I’m not really sure if it is popular with the local crowd, as I noticed the queue at this stall is not as long as the some of the other stalls at the food centre. I did enjoy the noodles, which were a change from the usual ones being sold at most hawker centres and my favourite ingredient was the crispy potato-wrapped prawn. Yums!

Too bad they don’t open on weekends, otherwise more people can patronise their stall and try out their noodles.


Address:
A Noodle Story (超好面)
7 Maxwell Road,
#01-39 Amoy Street Food Centre,
Singapore 069111.

Contact:
Phone: 9027 6289
Email: gwern@thechefstory.com

Opening Hours:
Monday – Friday : 11.00am – 2.30pm, 3.30pm – 7.30pm
(2.30pm – 3.30pm temporary closed for cleaning)
Closed on Weekends & Public Holidays.

Getting There by MRT:
Tanjong Pagar station, exit G

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