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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...


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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...