This was one of my favorite food for supper when I was growing up in Pontian. The shop sold rice with cooked dishes and will opened late into the night as they also cater to those fishermen coming home from sea in the early morning.
Judy was the one who brought it up again when we had lunch with Rani in May. Judy, a Singaporean, who came to visit once back in 1993 or 1994. Only once and she remembered for life!
They closed or moved to somewhere else due to some family feud. Over the years, I have always asked mum where did they go since dad and mum know the people, who's who cousin or something but I never got an answer and I made the assumption that they stop selling.
Anyway, I reminiscent with friends a few weeks back about this shop near the bridge and lo and behold I was told they are now selling at the stalls opposite Pei Chun primany school! I told mum but she did not send dad to buy from there. I don't know why.
Last Friday, mum called to ask if I was going home and what to buy for dinner. I suggested this fish and dad went to buy. When I got home they were 2 left on the table and I finished both, that's how delicious it was. Dad grumbled that mum keep sending him elsewhere to buy food .... LOL!!!
How good was it? Well, mum had it 3 days in a row.....