Psst. If you still haven’t heard.
Fans of Soi 19 Thai Wanton Mee would probably be thrilled to hear about their latest opening at Serangoon to cater to the demand of North-Easties. (Just to emphasize, this is NOT related to the Sabx2 Wanton Noodles at Bangkok.)
Best part, now with air-conditioned cafeteria and away from the heat. (Also read: 5 Best Thai Wanton Noodles In Singapore)
Their 3rd outlet (1st at Ang Mo Kio, 2nd at Jurong East) is located at Upper Serangoon Shopping Centre, a quaint neighborhood mall which has lost its glamour since the good old days.
I thought the choice of location was somewhat inconspicuous, but only to be greeted by a busy crowd on a weekend morning.
With the choice of Regular ($4), Regular Extra ($5), Large ($5), Jumbo ($6), one should simply just go for the Large and above as the portion for regular is small (at least for a guy like me).
I also happened to overhear an uncle complaining to the staff, on how their prices has increased but portion became lesser. Oops.
Their winning formula would probably be its dry springy egg noodles tossed with ingredients like fried wanton, cured sausages and fried pork lard.
Coupled with various condiments like fish oil, chili flakes and chopped green chili to give an extra spicy kick.
Not forgetting the flavorful wanton soup which I would love to have another serving.
But wait, what happened to the free-flow pork lard?
Extra pork lard is now chargeable at $0.50 per small saucer. Aww.
Is this a cut-cost or a health-thing? I thought the free-flow pork lard was one of its key selling points.
Not sure how abolishing this would affect its appealing factor, but I was rather disappointed over this new implementation.
There was also a Black Sauce Version of Wanton Mee ($4 – $6), where the overall flavor was more geared towards our local Dry Noodles (干捞面).
If you prefer rice to noodles, the Pig Trotter Rice ($6) which comes in a good mix of braised lean and fatty meat would be a suitable option.
However, I found the sauce to be slightly watered-down, and would prefer it to be thicker for richer flavor and fragrance.
Don’t forget to complete your meal with a glass of Thai Iced Milk Tea or Thai Iced Coffee ($2.50) for maximum satisfaction.
Soi 19 Thai Wanton Mee (Serangoon)
756 Upper Serangoon Road #04-26, Upper Serangoon Shopping Centre, Singapore 534626
Tel: +65 6280 1191
Opening Hours: 9.15am – 8.30pm (Tue – Sun), Closed Mon
Soi 19 Ang Mo Kio
Blk 151, Ang Mo Kio Ave 5, Singapore 560151
Opening Hours: 7:30am – 3:00pm (Wed – Sun), Closed Mon, Tues
Soi 19 Jurong
130 Jurong Gateway Road #01-211 BGAIN 130 Eating House Singapore 600130
Opening Hours: 7:30am – 4:00pm (Wed – Sun), Closed Mon, Tues
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* Written by Lewis Tan @juicyfingers, a self-proclaimed coffee addict. Daniel’s Food Diary pays for food reviewed unless otherwise stated.
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