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Don Don Donki

Don Don Donki — Japan’s Largest Discount Store Is Opening In Orchard Central

November 29, 2017 2:14 pm Published by Comments Off on Don Don Donki — Japan’s Largest Discount Store Is Opening In Orchard Central

Have you heard? Japan’s largest and most popular Japanese discount chain store, Don Quijote or known in Singapore as Don Don Donki, has opened its first South-east Asian outpost in Orchard Central in an alluring shop space that boasts an eclectic retail experience for all Singaporeans. For those of you who are new to the brand, they are known for...


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Love Confectionery – Old-School Confectionery With Incredible Pandan Chiffon Cake

November 27, 2017 3:02 pm Published by Comments Off on Love Confectionery – Old-School Confectionery With Incredible Pandan Chiffon Cake

When it comes to traditional confectioneries done right, nothing beats a good-old vintage bakery or confectionery. Having spent plenty of time honing and perfecting their craft, what you can expect from these long-time bakers is authentic treats of Singapore’s yesteryears. Sadly, many of such establishments are in short supply due to the influx of many international bakeries. One such confectionery...


Depot Road Zhen Shan Mei Claypot Laksa

Depot Road Zhen Shan Mei — Fantastic Laksa Served In A Claypot

November 22, 2017 4:31 pm Published by Comments Off on Depot Road Zhen Shan Mei — Fantastic Laksa Served In A Claypot

Claypots are loved for its ability to keep food bubbling even after it has been taken off the stove. They are the perfect receptacle for dishes that are best savoured hot and are widely adopted in Chinese as well as Peranakan cooking. At Depot Road Zhen Shan Mei in Alexandra Village, the iconic laksa comes served in a claypot, which...


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Lu Ding Ji – Affordable Taiwanese Braised Delights In The CBD

November 16, 2017 9:00 am Published by Comments Off on Lu Ding Ji – Affordable Taiwanese Braised Delights In The CBD

Tucked away on the second floor of Oxley Tower—in the heart of the Singapore’s bustling Central Business District—lies a humble eatery that serves up tasty and affordable Taiwanese-style braised delights: Lu Ding Ji. Lu Ding Ji’s speciality lies in their assorted braised meat and vegetable dishes, namely their braised pork belly with rice. Modelled after the iconic Taiwanese Lu Rou...


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How To Throw A Budget Christmas Dinner Party – Singapore Style

November 13, 2017 1:40 am Published by Comments Off on How To Throw A Budget Christmas Dinner Party – Singapore Style

The festive season is soon upon us and we are all stoked to tuck into the lavish spread that comprises massive roast meats, mulled wine and a smorgasbord of other sweet and savoury treats. Yet, there is a something that we are sure everybody ponders about as the Christmas season approaches—budget. Overspending is a significant source of stress, especially so...


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Murugan Idli Shop – A Traditional South Indian Breakfast To Kick Start Your Day

November 10, 2017 10:55 pm Published by Comments Off on Murugan Idli Shop – A Traditional South Indian Breakfast To Kick Start Your Day

Murugan Idli Shop is a humble eatery nestled along Syed Alwi Road that serves up authentic South Indian breakfast, lunch and dinner delights. Born out of a passion for food, this humble establishment has been serving exquisite vegetarian dishes since 1993. As the shop’s name suggests, they are most well-known for their mouthwatering idli as well as their piping hot...


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Changi Airport Terminal 4 – Brand New Shopping & Dining Concepts To Get Stoked About

November 10, 2017 8:21 pm Published by Comments Off on Changi Airport Terminal 4 – Brand New Shopping & Dining Concepts To Get Stoked About

With so many attractions spread across its terminals, there is no questioning why Changi Airport is consistently ranked as one of the best airports in the world. Not only is this man-made marvel a hub for air transport in Singapore, but it is effectively a destination in its own right. As of late October 2017, Changi Airport officially welcomes travellers...


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NATSU – Affordable Tendon Takeaway Kiosk In Clementi Mall

November 8, 2017 12:38 am Published by Comments Off on NATSU – Affordable Tendon Takeaway Kiosk In Clementi Mall

Located in the basement of the bustling Clementi Mall, NATSU is a strictly takeaway stall that serves customisable bowls of Tendon that are both hearty and affordable. Starting at as low as S$0.80 for individual tempura items, feel free to load up on a wide array of delicious fried goodies from sweet potato to pumpkin and the unmissable shrimp tempura....


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7 Best Nasi Lemak Stalls You Must Try In Singapore

November 7, 2017 9:10 am Published by Comments Off on 7 Best Nasi Lemak Stalls You Must Try In Singapore

Nasi lemak is a Malay dish that has long been a perennial favourite among Singaporeans regardless of race. It is a dish that features an eclectic mix of flavours from sweet, savoury to spicy—all in a single mouthful. The fragrant one-plate-wonder typically comprises aromatic rice infused with coconut milk and pandan leaves, either a deep-fried fish or chicken wing, otah...


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Restoran Kin Wah – Cheap & Good Nasi Padang In Johor Bahru

November 6, 2017 2:09 am Published by Comments Off on Restoran Kin Wah – Cheap & Good Nasi Padang In Johor Bahru

Restoran Kin Wah is a popular breakfast haunt that both locals and tourists flock to. Nestled along the foodie haven of Jalan Trus, this unassuming coffee shop serves up excellent nasi padang as well as kaya toast and soft boiled eggs that are pretty decent too. For the uninitiated, nasi padang is a dish that comprises steamed rice served with...