18 May '11, 2am

The best laksa stall in Singapore, according to Dr Leslie Tay! #sgfood #sg #singapore #sgfoodreview #laksa

The best laksa stall in Singapore, according to Dr Leslie Tay! #sgfood #sg #singapore #sgfoodreview #laksa

Out of curiosity, I asked my Malay friends what a’ janggut’ was, and they told me that it was supposed to be a beard! Yet, Janggut Laksa is named after the man who first created the dish and he was spotted with hair growing out of his mole on his chin! He started peddling his laksa along East Coast Road on a pushcart on weekends at the time when East Coast Road was still next to the sea. In 1963, his brother and him finally settled down in 49 East Coast Road and started Marine Parade Laksa. He was the master from whom the other Katong Laksa came from. Marine Parade Laksa will always hold a special place in my heart as I was first introduced to laksa by my then girlfriend (now wife). Unfortunately, Marine Parade Laksa closed in 1978 due to an increase in rent and the stall was taken over by the current owner of 328 Laksa. They went into a two-year hiatus before re-emerging ...

Full article: http://food.insing.com/feature/the-hairy-laksa-stall/id-6...

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Types of Laksa - #SG #sgfood #singapore #laksa

Types of Laksa - #SG #sgfood #singapore #laksa

food.recentrunes.com 13 May '11, 4pm

I posted this a while back on the Makansutra Forum . As they have a tendency to remove inactive posts, I thought I’d captu...