Bukit Merah is a treasure trove. Jalan Bukit Merah Food Centre nearly completes the western circuit. Doesn’t have the atmosphere of Bukit Merah Central or the variety of Redhill Market. Central is one of the best of them all. My colleague Hoon Eng catches me up on Malaysian political history as we nibble.
Meditations on chicken feet and emptiness came later at Bedok. Anshuman Mohan lusted after a fried egg on the noodles next door. It was thick, he says. “It had three dimensions to it.” Pei Yun Chia, meanwhile, counseled us on the power of cream cheese buns.
Jalan Bukit Merah made 67. New Upper Changi Road made 68.
28 more days, 38 more hawker centres.
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