I have tried the Ru Ji Kitchen at Holland Drive, i remember the consistent long queue right in front of that stall and the relatively long waiting time for my bowl of fishball noodle there. I was told that the daughter started another stall with her husband at Old Airport Road Food Centre.
I came here on a weekday looking for the stall. When i found it, i did not see the 2 Gen Y hawkers manning the stall but 2 uncles were there. I read that the daughter recently challenged Douglas of Fishball Story on a TV show. I could not help but wonder a little why is she not at the stall? Does that have anything to do with losing that passion?
I was expected to choose between the $3, $4 and $5. Each portion serves with a bowl of fishball and fishcake soup separately. Though i requested for an extra amount of chilli to be added but the level of spiciness was still quite mild with a slight sweetness likely from the ketchup and it was a slightly oily. The bits of fried pork lards enhance the flavor. The texture of mee pok was cooked just right to give it the springiness.
The $4 portion came with 4 pieces of fishballs and few slices of fishcake. The texture of fishball has got a delightful chewiness and a noticeable bounciness. The soup tasted quite light with a slight peppery taste.
It was a slightly above average bowl of fishball noodle but it is not good enough for me to travel all the way just to eat it.
RU JI KITCHEN 如记小厨
51 Old Airport Road #01-37 Old Airport Road Food Centre SINGAPORE 390051
Operating Hours: 7.30 am to 1 pm (Closed on Monday)