23 Sep '11, 8pm
Soshiok.com - Famous Lam's Abalone launches delectable fusion noodles
In the Nineties, Mr John Yap Eng Lam created culinary waves in the food scene by adding slices of abalone to his humble prawn noodles and including premium Mexican abalones, lobster, shark's fins and bird's nest in his menu repertoire at a Race Course Road coffeeshop. His Ah Lam Abalone noodles with delicious soup presented in a mini wok became famous quickly and he expanded his business through franchise. He also opened outlets in Hainan, China and also developed a Chinese restaurant concept for his more upmarket restaurant-standard creations. Today he has at least eight outlets brandishing the reputable name of Ah Lam's. Inspired by the gastronomic daring and 40-year success of his father, son Vincent has launched The Noodee Box, a modern noodle cafe to cater to a new generation whose tastebuds are more cosmopolitan. While Vincent's noodles were not the same as his dad's...