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    Soup-er Disappointment or Tummy Triumph? A Review of Upper Paya Lebar’s Signature Teochew Kway Teow Soup

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    Singaporean foodies, we’re diving into the heart of Upper Paya Lebar to spill the beans (or in this case, the soup) on JB Old San Huan Teochew Kway Teow Soup’s much-hyped “Signature Teochew Kway Teow Soup.” Does it live up to the TikTok frenzy, or are we in for a soup-er disappointment?

    The Price Tag: $4.50 Worth of Expectations

    First things first, the wallet-friendly price tag. At just $4.50 a bowl, it’s a pretty good deal, especially considering the reputation that precedes this humble hawker stall. But as we all know, in the world of food, price doesn’t always equate to taste.

    What’s in the Bowl: A Symphony of Ingredients

    The moment our steaming bowls hit the table, we were greeted by a colorful ensemble of ingredients. Mince pork bits? Check. A fishball? Check. Two meatballs? Check. Some slices of pork liver? Check. And for that extra crunch, a handful of lettuce. So far, so good.

    The Soup Saga: Not Quite Mind-Blowing

    Now, let’s talk soup. In the world of Teochew Kway Teow Soup, the broth is the star of the show. It should be robust, flavorful, and unforgettable. Sadly, JB Old San Huan’s offering left us with mixed feelings. The soup was moderately tasty, no doubt. But it didn’t quite reach the mind-blowing status we were hoping for.

    The TikTok Letdown: Expectations vs. Reality

    We couldn’t help but compare our real-life experience to the viral TikTok video that initially piqued our interest. The video promised an extraordinary culinary journey, but our reality was a bit more pedestrian. It’s a classic case of expectations versus reality, and we found ourselves firmly on the side of moderation.

    The Verdict: Worth the Journey? Not Quite.

    In conclusion, Upper Paya Lebar’s Signature Teochew Kway Teow Soup at JB Old San Huan Teochew Kway Teow Soup is a decent bowl of soup noodle, but it didn’t leave us clamoring for more. At $4.50, it won’t break the bank, but it won’t necessarily make your taste buds do the cha-cha either. If you’re in the neighborhood and craving some Teochew fare, give it a try. But if you’re considering a pilgrimage from afar, you might want to rethink your plans.

    Final Thoughts: Soup-er Adventures Await

    Remember, the world of food is filled with surprises, and sometimes it’s the hidden gems that shine the brightest. So, while the Signature Teochew Kway Teow Soup at Upper Paya Lebar may not have bowled us over, there’s always another culinary adventure waiting just around the corner. Stay hungry, Singapore!

    JB Old San Huan Teochew Kway Teow Soup Opening Hours and Location

    Monday6 am – 3 pm
    Tuesday6 am – 3 pm
    Wednesday6 am – 3 pm
    Thursday6 am – 3 pm
    Friday6 am – 3 pm
    Saturday6 am – 3 pm

    Address: 107 Upper Paya Lebar Rd, Singapore 534829, Apoze coffee shop

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