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Chef Hainanese Western Food!

By my queenstown on Thursday, June 24, 2010 with 14 comments

Super Shiok Western Food! Look! This plate of chicken chop got a huge piece of tender grilled chicken, a baked potato, fries, salad and baked beans. It's filling, tasty and definitely palatable! 

Western Food Lovers in Tanglin Halt are lucky! If they have a craving for fried chicken cutlet, they can pop into No.1 Western Food. If they want something healthier such as pork chop or chicken chop, Chef Hainanese Western Food is certainly a good choice. 

A plate of Chicken Chop

Chef Hainanese Western Food has been serving Tanglin Halt residents for the past 41 years since 1969. Opened from 6-11.30pm daily, it was first started as an itinerant hawking. Eugene, who assists his dad at the stall, works at restaurants and hotels previously. He is definitely one of the few 'young' people who is willing to work in the "hot and stuffy" hawker centre. MyQueenstown Team understands from Eugene that Chef Hainanese Western Food uses frozen chicken from Brazil and makes their own recipe marinating the chicken meat. 

Chef Hainanese Western Food at the Old Hawker Centre

What makes their food unique and different from other Western Food Stalls is the aromatic baked potato. Many residents and first time patrons feel that it is worthy to try because the food is very filling. Mdm Wong, who lives in the 39th storey in Blk 89 Tanglin Halt Road, orders Chicken or Pork Chop from Chef Hainanese Western Food once a week and feels that the food is sumptuous and filling! 

Eugene and his father 

Category: Makan Shiok



Anonymous said...
June 25, 2010 at 12:33 PM

they are definitely there for a long time. When I was younger, before Tanglin Halt market was renovated, this western store occupy a strategic spot. They have alot of sitting space.

I still remember buying pork chops and chicken chops from them when I was younger.

By the way, I remember Coca Cola used to organise yo yo competition just outside their store.

Shirley said...
June 28, 2010 at 11:26 AM

This is not the only best western food stall in Tanglin Halt. There's another one which is operated by an old couple. I loved their baked beans and their Pork chop is superb.

This Hainanese Western food stall used to sell chicken rice before they started the Western food. The old couple's western food stall was there way before they switched.

Why I know? I grew up in Tanglin Halt~ :)

Anonymous said...
July 1, 2010 at 4:03 PM

the old is not the first who selling there
everyone know chef hainaese western food is nice n they r fast they open at 6 to 11:30 pm but their business is very good they need to wait for 5 to 10 min what i know the father n son of this chef they work in hotel as a chef

i dont care who is first is only who is nice food

Anonymous said...
July 1, 2010 at 4:11 PM

Yes I Like To Eat Chef Hainaese Western Food They R Fast N Nice Cheap , They R There For Long Time(i born there now my kids born here ).

Anonymous said...
July 1, 2010 at 4:21 PM

if u want to take nice western food u have to eat chef hainaese western food u will know who is nice most hainaese they work as a chef in hotel.TRY YOU WILL KNOW WAT IS TURES

Anonymous said...
July 4, 2010 at 10:23 AM

if u know how to eat western food u will know who is the best i like to eat the hainaese western food it nice n cheap only $4.50 .

Anonymous said...
July 4, 2010 at 10:28 AM

The old couple is not the fist who selling there ,What i know is the hainanese guy selling the fist!

Anonymous said...
July 8, 2010 at 3:04 PM


michelle said...
July 12, 2010 at 9:56 PM

oh what i know the old couple was not the first who sell western food there... they were selling char siew rice, anyone remember? this hainanese western food was very popular even those days, they were also very famous with their hainanese chicken rice too :-) i love hainanese food (^_^)

Anonymous said...
January 10, 2013 at 1:35 AM

all of them did not start the first western food in tanglin halt, the hainanese who start the first western food has pass away. he was from the ROYAL BRITISH NAVY SEMBAWANG.

Anonymous said...
January 22, 2013 at 2:54 PM

My grandfather used to have a coffee shop at sembawang.
this is my father first western shop that he sell @ $1.70 at my grandfather coffee shop, went he used to work at singapore airline as a chef.
(I don't think first or second is important it only food is suitable for customer to eat).
maybe what i like to eat u don't like & what u like to eat i don't like to eat /get what i mean.... Eugene ......From Chef Hainanese Western Food.

ChrisLJK Loh said...
May 3, 2016 at 12:02 AM

Well said eugene! I grew up in commonwealth and frankly speaking i love both stalls. And wat made your stall unique is the baked potato with cream on top? Is a long while i ate your stall. There was a.day i drop by and asked if it was open. But was kitchrn was closed. Will pop by somedau again with my family this time
These 2 stalls are good. I would love to learn more abt your food!

Eugene wee said...
July 25, 2016 at 1:59 PM

Thanks q ChrisLJK for ur support will see u next time . By Eugene From CHWF...

Anonymous said...
April 23, 2019 at 4:33 PM

For those who can still remember this stall, it has been operating back in 1960s and he used to own a bakery shop in the first place then selling western food in 1970s called 304 Western Food coz his stall number is 304, they also have number of umbrellas opened when they were ready to operate.
Due to upgrading in late 80s, he started selling Hainanese chicken rice and was crowded with customers too. The owner used to work as a Chef in big organization and he can cook very well and finally he decided to sell western food after years of selling Chicken rice. Those were the days..... :-)

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