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Soi 47 – Hidden Gem In TPY With Authentic & Affordable Thai Food

January 26, 2018 4:37 pm Published by Comments Off on Soi 47 – Hidden Gem In TPY With Authentic & Affordable Thai Food

Out of all the many Southeast Asian cuisines we know and love, Thai food is something we constantly find ourselves going back to for the simple reason being that no other cuisine ties in all the taste elements of sweet, salty, sour and spicy as perfectly. A hidden gem in the Toa Payoh enclave that not many know about is...


Bedok Interchange Hawker Centre

10 Eats In Bedok Interchange Hawker Centre That East Siders Would Rather You Not Know

January 23, 2018 8:27 pm Published by Comments Off on 10 Eats In Bedok Interchange Hawker Centre That East Siders Would Rather You Not Know

For those who live in the east, the Bedok area stands as a beacon of delightful and cheap eats especially with the likes of renowned hawker centres like Bedok Interchange Hawker Centre that has been around for such a long time. Having undergone a massive revamp some years back, Bedok Interchange Hawker Centre has upped its attractiveness in terms of...


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Sang Heng Noodles – Old-School Fishball Noodles In JB With Over 50 Years Of History

January 23, 2018 8:25 pm Published by Comments Off on Sang Heng Noodles – Old-School Fishball Noodles In JB With Over 50 Years Of History

There is a certain charm about handmade fishballs (or handmade anything for that matter) that never fails to intrigue us. The sheer amount of effort and dedication that goes into preparing and forming each ball speaks volumes of the stall owners and is a quality that we admire. And more often than not, handmade fishballs taste a whole lot better...


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Ah Tan Wings — Crispy Hawker Centre Har Cheong Gai To-Die-For

January 22, 2018 12:27 am Published by Comments Off on Ah Tan Wings — Crispy Hawker Centre Har Cheong Gai To-Die-For

Nestled in the newly-built Yishun Park Hawker Centre opened by the good folks at the Timbre group, there lies a stall specialising in our favourite zi char snack, har cheong gai (prawn paste chicken). Going by the name Ah Tan Wings, this is where you can find perhaps the tastiest and crispiest har cheong gai around in a hawker centre...


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This Stall In Bukit Batok Serves Up Sensational Char Siew

January 17, 2018 4:25 pm Published by Comments Off on This Stall In Bukit Batok Serves Up Sensational Char Siew

As far as roasted meat goes, the best ones are the ones that boast a deeply roasted char with a caramelised sheen, tender meat with a decent amount of flavourful fat and more importantly, ones that will not cost an arm and a leg—that’s right, we are talking about char siew. Char siew is not something hard to find, in...


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Big Fish Small Fish — Incredible & Affordable Fish & Crisps In Punggol

January 9, 2018 11:57 pm Published by Comments Off on Big Fish Small Fish — Incredible & Affordable Fish & Crisps In Punggol

Located at the far-flung Punggol East of Singapore, lies a hip enclave formed entirely out of containers that are all chocked full of interesting eats. There are 7 container-restaurants in total with Big Fish Small Fish being one of them. As its name suggests, this humble eatery serves up a tantalising array of fish and crisps—that’s right, crisps, not chips—that...


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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...