22 Aug '11, 4am

Soon Heng Fish Head Curry: The origins of Curry Fish Head cont....: In my previous post, I managed to establish

Soon Heng Fish Head Curry: The origins of Curry Fish Head cont....: In my previous post, I managed to establish

, I managed to establish that it was Gomez who started the whole Fish Head Curry craze in Singapore. But when did the Chinese catch on? Ah, that is a good question. It's actually the best kind of question because I know the the answer. And the answer is Soon Heng. Well not quite Soon Heng. Soon Heng is the name of the restaurant. The man behind the restaurant is Mr Hoong Ah Kong who arrived in Singapore in 1936 and started working as a kitchen hand. But being the smart man that he was, he decided to learn how to cook Indian food rather than Chinese food because he figured that a Chinaman serving Indian food would make quite a good marketing gimmick. He subsequently opened his first restaurant, Chin Wah Heng in 1951 just two years after the famous Gomez Curry and when Gomez Curry started selling Curry Fish Head, he followed suit. The flagship restaurant, Soon Heng was subse...

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