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Looking for bak kwa in Toronto/GTA

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SpupEh Aug 22, 2007 02:50 PM

Does anyone know of a local source for good Singaporean bak kwa (bbq pork jerky)? Preferably downtown, as my carless self doesn't get out to the 'burbs much :-)

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    rjp123 RE: SpupEh Jul 18, 2009 07:20 PM

    Tried this bak kwa at the Night It Up event last week - pretty good!

    www.bagahon.com

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      SpupEh RE: rjp123 Aug 5, 2009 07:08 PM

      thanks for the tip, but $50 per kilo? really? too rich for my blood, hahaha!

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        aser RE: SpupEh Aug 5, 2009 07:27 PM

        You're not going to find it at any cheaper than that. The dried snack shops in Chinese malls selling this type of jerky charge similar prices.

        You can buy the pre-packaged stuff under the Soo brand at most Asian supermarkets.

        http://www.soojerky.com

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          SpupEh RE: aser Aug 5, 2009 07:28 PM

          yeah, that's what I'm finding. ah well. I'll have to rely on my friends bringing it back for me, lah!

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            aser RE: SpupEh Aug 5, 2009 07:31 PM

            I had a friend bring some back earlier this month, I ate it all in 2 days. :(

            Do know that it's illegal to bring this stuff in, customs will confiscate if found.

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              SpupEh RE: aser Aug 5, 2009 07:41 PM

              aiyah. didn't think about that, but makes sense. will have to snarf discreetly :-)

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