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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...


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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...


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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...


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International Muslim Food Stall Nasi Lemak – The Best Nasi Lemak In The East

July 23, 2017 3:14 pm Published by Comments Off on International Muslim Food Stall Nasi Lemak – The Best Nasi Lemak In The East

The debate on which nasi lemak stall in Changi Village Hawker Centre is the best never seems to get resolved. With over several stalls selling pretty much the same thing in the same hawker centre, it is no surprise that squabbles like these tend to arise. Our favourite, however, remains to be the one from International Muslim Food Stall Nasi...


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Gandhi Restaurant – Hidden Gem With Authentic South-Indian Food in Singapore

July 18, 2017 11:09 pm Published by Comments Off on Gandhi Restaurant – Hidden Gem With Authentic South-Indian Food in Singapore

Gandhi Restaurant is a long-standing restaurant nestled in Little India that still practices serving up food on banana leaves since the good old days. Absent of any pretentiousness, this humble eatery is truly as authentic as it gets when it comes to real-deal South Indian cooking. For the uninitiated, start off with a Thali rice set for starters, and in...


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Soi 19 Thai Wanton Mee Relocates To SPACE@KOVAN

July 13, 2017 3:43 pm Published by Comments Off on Soi 19 Thai Wanton Mee Relocates To SPACE@KOVAN

Fans of the ever popular Soi 19 Thai Wanton Mee from Ang Mo Kio will be happy to know that they have relocated to a newer and bigger location from their Upper Serangoon Shopping Centre outlet to SPACE@KOVAN. Those who may not be familiar with this unique style of wanton noodles can expect, springy egg noodles, tender char siew, and...


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Biscuit King – A Tidbits Wonderland That Brims With Nostalgia

July 11, 2017 2:09 am Published by Comments Off on Biscuit King – A Tidbits Wonderland That Brims With Nostalgia

If you happen to be an avid fan of nostalgia and all things authentically Singaporean, then Biscuit King is a place you most definitely have to check out. Stepping into this humble snack shop will transport you back to your beloved childhood days – that is if you happen to be born before the late 90s. Biscuit King is an old-school tidbit...


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Casuarina Curry Restaurant Dishes Out Singapore’s Crispiest Prata

July 10, 2017 2:25 am Published by Comments Off on Casuarina Curry Restaurant Dishes Out Singapore’s Crispiest Prata

For simple prata done right, head down to Casuarina Curry Restaurant. This humble establishment is hugely popular among the morning breakfast crowd for several good reasons. For one, they manage to nail the basics every time, whipping up crispy roti prata accompanied with a hearty fish or mutton curry that never fails to satisfy customers. The roti prata themselves are perennially...