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Curry & Curry – Zi Char Heaven In Kovan With Excellent Fish Head Curry

July 30, 2018 12:39 pm Published by Comments Off on Curry & Curry – Zi Char Heaven In Kovan With Excellent Fish Head Curry

A hit among residents living in the area, Curry & Curry is known for a great many things but more famously so is their claypot fish head curry—hence the name. Simply cooked in a medley of aromatic spices and served bubbling hot in a searing hot claypot alongside okra (ladies fingers), brinjal and tau pok, this is easily one of...


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Food Hacks: What To Order If You’re Calorie-Counting And Fast Food Is All You’ve Got

July 26, 2018 2:34 pm Published by Comments Off on Food Hacks: What To Order If You’re Calorie-Counting And Fast Food Is All You’ve Got

So you’re trying to lose a few pounds, keeping true to your ‘new-year-new-me’ diet resolutions, but sometimes it’s just too difficult to draw a line between your personal goals and group decisions especially when hanging out with your buddies. No one likes to be a party pooper, but that doesn’t mean that you have to succumb to eating all that...


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Holy Grill – Western Food With Monster Portions That’ll Make You Go Holy Cow

July 25, 2018 2:32 pm Published by Comments Off on Holy Grill – Western Food With Monster Portions That’ll Make You Go Holy Cow

In practically every hawker centre you find yourself in in Singapore, you are bound to find at least one Western food stall serving up anything from a chicken chop, pasta to even steak. The presence of stalls selling Western food is so common these days that it is often difficult to distinguish them. We have patronised many stalls over the years,...


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Mr & Mrs Mohgan’s Super Crispy Roti Prata – One Of The Best Prata In Singapore

July 19, 2018 4:25 pm Published by Comments Off on Mr & Mrs Mohgan’s Super Crispy Roti Prata – One Of The Best Prata In Singapore

Remarked as one of the best roti prata stalls in Singapore, Mr & Mrs Mohgan’s Super Crispy Roti Prata dishes—or shall we say, flips—up roti prata the way he has been doing since the good old days—that is, without any fancy gimmicks or diabetes-inducing innovations. Located within a shabby, old-world-looking coffee shop named ‘Poh Ho Restaurant’ along Crane Road, this...


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Old Airport Road Food Centre Guide – 11 Of Our Ultimate Must-Eats

July 17, 2018 2:22 pm Published by Comments Off on Old Airport Road Food Centre Guide – 11 Of Our Ultimate Must-Eats

Ask any foodie where some of the country’s best local eats can be found and many would point you towards Old Airport Road Food Centre. With over a hundred stalls in a colossal hawker complex, one would naturally be spoiled for choice. Whether you’re looking to start your day proper with a brilliantly brewed cup of kopi, or simply indulge in a...


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Amoy Street Food Centre Guide — What To Try From The Traditional To The Contemporary

July 9, 2018 4:55 pm Published by Comments Off on Amoy Street Food Centre Guide — What To Try From The Traditional To The Contemporary

Established in 1983 and boasting two full levels of local, traditional and contemporary nosh, Amoy Street Food Centre is, hands down, one of Singapore’s most beloved hawker havens and one of our personal favourites. Situated right smack in Telok Ayer amidst the slew of quality bars, cafes and restaurants, there’s just something about this gem of a place that steals...


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Phoenix Lava — Famous Oozy Durian Lava Buns From Bangkok Opens In Raffles Place

July 6, 2018 1:59 pm Published by Comments Off on Phoenix Lava — Famous Oozy Durian Lava Buns From Bangkok Opens In Raffles Place

A new addition to Raffles Xchange’s rows of coffee stops and mini eateries comes Phoenix Lava, the famous lava bun brand from Bangkok that boasts a huge array of fluffy buns with oozy fillings. The more popular option—one that has driven the internet insane as of late—is their signature Monthong Durian Lava Bun. Once an exclusive snack that could only...


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9 Netflix Food Documentaries To Binge On That’ll Turn You Into A Food Expert

June 26, 2018 3:18 pm Published by Comments Off on 9 Netflix Food Documentaries To Binge On That’ll Turn You Into A Food Expert

Some things are elemental to the human experience and eating is definitely at the top of it, but nowadays, there is much more to learn about food than whats on your plate. From learning about its origin, the concept and art behind it, what goes inside it and how it impacts your overall mental and physical wellbeing—they all matter. If...


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Two Chefs Eating Place – Zi Char So Good You’ll Learn To Be Content With Your Belly

May 16, 2018 12:09 pm Published by Comments Off on Two Chefs Eating Place – Zi Char So Good You’ll Learn To Be Content With Your Belly

In Singapore’s dynamic and ever-expanding food scene, there are no shortages of decent zi char stalls and restaurants scattered all over the island. But while many of them sell pretty much the same items whether its a humble plate of fried rice or prawn paste chicken, there are certain stalls that boast their fair share of innovative creations. Two Chefs...


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Jia Yuen Eating House – Buttery Salted Egg Yolk Chicken Rice To-Die-For

May 1, 2018 12:50 pm Published by Comments Off on Jia Yuen Eating House – Buttery Salted Egg Yolk Chicken Rice To-Die-For

Anyone who’s ever served in the Singapore Armed Forces would probably have come across the Salted Egg Yolk Butter & Butter Milk Chicken Rice from Jia Yuen Eating House. Coming from humble beginnings, this hidden gem started out as nothing more than a food delivery business and eventually, after sufficient revenue was earned, decided on opening their first proper stall...