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Night Festival 2017 Collage

Singapore Night Festival 2017 – 10 Light Spectacles You Can Look Forward To

August 17, 2017 11:18 am Published by Comments Off on Singapore Night Festival 2017 – 10 Light Spectacles You Can Look Forward To

The Singapore Night Festival returns for its 10th edition from 18 to 26 August 2017, enlivening the Bras Basah-Bugis precinct with an array of light installations, and enthralling local and international performances. For two weekends, art and culture spill onto the streets when dusk falls. Started in 2008, it has grown to become a keystone in the region’s calendar of...


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99 Bistro & Kitchen—Bamboo Biryani And Indian Food With A Twist At Paya Lebar

August 11, 2017 7:52 pm Published by Comments Off on 99 Bistro & Kitchen—Bamboo Biryani And Indian Food With A Twist At Paya Lebar

99 Bistro & Kitchen is a casual Asian and continental bistro located at the Lifelong Learning Institute near Paya Lebar MRT. This canteen-like eatery serves up a myriad of innovative dishes from pasta to fries with an Indian twist but the dish that they are most notable for is their Bamboo Biryani. This unique method of preparing a dish as...


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Eat 3 Bowls—Taiwanese Food So Good That 3 Bowls Won’t Be Enough

August 11, 2017 7:46 pm Published by Comments Off on Eat 3 Bowls—Taiwanese Food So Good That 3 Bowls Won’t Be Enough

Located right opposite Vivocity is Seah Im Food Centre, a hawker centre that is hardly ever talked about. Little did we know that it houses some pretty outstanding eats, and if you fancy cheap, good and authentic Taiwanese fare, then you will be delighted to know that nestled within this food centre is Eat 3 Bowls, a humble hawker stall...


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San Yuan Gourmet — S$2 Fishball Noodles Stall That Opens 24 Hours A Day

August 7, 2017 3:27 pm Published by Comments Off on San Yuan Gourmet — S$2 Fishball Noodles Stall That Opens 24 Hours A Day

If like us, you thought that a decent and sizeable hawker meal at S$2 is a thing of the past, then you thought wrong. At San Yuan Gourmet in Ang Mo Kio Avenue 10’s hawker centre, you can expect a proper bowl of fishball noodles at S$2, minced meat noodles at S$3 and laksa at S$2 as well. Do not...


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Beach Road Scissor-Cut Curry Rice—The Sloppiest But Most Satisfying Meal You Will Ever Have

August 7, 2017 3:17 pm Published by Comments Off on Beach Road Scissor-Cut Curry Rice—The Sloppiest But Most Satisfying Meal You Will Ever Have

Singapore is home to a vast array of culinary works of art but one that is perhaps the least visually artistic would be Hainanese Curry Rice. Nonetheless, this is comfort food at its finest—simple rice and fried ingredients with a gooey and flavoursome curry sauce explicitly doused over top to bind everything together. When you are looking for legendary Hainanese-style...


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Hainan Chicken Rice Ball — An Iconic Malaccan Favourite In Singapore

July 28, 2017 1:40 pm Published by Comments Off on Hainan Chicken Rice Ball — An Iconic Malaccan Favourite In Singapore

Many people flock to Malacca for their iconic chicken rice balls. However, not many know that this popular dish can be found in Singapore as well. Nestled within Shing Boon Hwa Food Centre at Dickson Road, just opposite Sim Lim Tower, lies Hainan Chicken Rice Ball, which specialises in both steamed chicken as well as chicken rice balls. If you...


Penang Bagus Food Collage

Penang Bagus — Authentic Penang Hawker Fare In Tanjong Katong

July 27, 2017 5:01 pm Published by Comments Off on Penang Bagus — Authentic Penang Hawker Fare In Tanjong Katong

Penang, Malaysia, is an excitingly diverse city, crammed with the juxtaposition of locals, expats and travellers, who are usually drawn to the rustic and delicious hawker fare. Whether it comes on a plate, skewered on sticks or in a bowl, street food is immensely popular in Penang. Yet, it is not every day that we get the luxury of filling...


Johor Bahru Pau Dim Sum

Johor Bahru Pau/Tim-Sum — A Quirky And Affordable Dim Sum Joint In Changi Worth Visiting

July 26, 2017 1:39 pm Published by Comments Off on Johor Bahru Pau/Tim-Sum — A Quirky And Affordable Dim Sum Joint In Changi Worth Visiting

If you find yourself craving for good old dim sum but you are not willing to pay overly exorbitant prices for them at restaurants, then Johor Bahru Pau/Tim-Sum is a place worth visiting. Nestled in a small shop in Changi Village, Johor Bahru Pau/Tim-Sum sells an assortment of handmade pau and other dim sum favourites. Some of the more unconventional...


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Tiew Mai Thai Boat Noodles – Newly Opened Thai Boat Noodles Joint At The Midtown Residences

July 24, 2017 3:56 pm Published by Comments Off on Tiew Mai Thai Boat Noodles – Newly Opened Thai Boat Noodles Joint At The Midtown Residences

Thai boat noodles have been gaining popularity all over the world in recent years. It is almost as iconic as the ever-popular tom yum and green curry many people associate with Thailand. Queues for it are insanely long in Bangkok, Thailand, but we are thankful that we no longer have to travel there just to savour it with many establishments...


Yuan Chuan Roaster Roast Duck

Whole Roasted Duck For Only S$16 At Yan Chuan Roaster

July 23, 2017 3:23 pm Published by Comments Off on Whole Roasted Duck For Only S$16 At Yan Chuan Roaster

Many would assume Ubi to be an industrial estate – which it is – but word has gotten around that it also happens to be home to a number of roast meat factories and suppliers, and one notable stall that sells roast meats for incredibly cheap is Yan Chuan Roaster. A whole roast duck sold at just S$16 might sound a...