Do you know that immigrant Chinese and their descendants who had toiled and endure hardship to build a life grew up eating ‘dai chao’ food? These types of foods represented the spirit of “Ker Ku Nai Lau’. These were good, nutritious food cooked by honest men who charged cheaply which provided sustenance and simple joy after a hard day at work.
That is also the reason why, many of them be he a billionaire or millionaire today, still patronize establishment which continue to cook and serve such food that brings back memories of their childhood, of how they and their families had struggled to build a life and give betterment to their next generation.
A well known restaurants named Duck King located at Hutong Lot 10 is one of the well known street food that has been passed down from generation to generation.
Their specialize charcoal roasted duck has been well recognized by many food experts especially an international celebrity cum food critic; Chua Lan.
Duck King’s roast duck is cooked with a recipe handed down by the owner’s; Mr. Jimmy’s grandmother Ong Po Po.
Ong Po Po hailed from Zhongshan, Guangdong, wehre when she was young she apprenticed under the great chefs of Zhongshan big restaurants (tai jiu lau) who were trained in the traditional Chinese way of cooking.
The Duck King stall who is located at Lot 10 Hutong are one of the must stop stall for lots of it’s visitors.
Some of the well received dishes besides the roasted duck were:
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