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7 Local Hawker Dishes That Epitomise The Term “Wok Hei”

September 21, 2018 12:30 pm Published by Comments Off on 7 Local Hawker Dishes That Epitomise The Term “Wok Hei”

If you are a Singaporean, let alone Chinese, and you still don’t know what the term “wok hei” refers to, then you need to buckle up and read this article because you are missing out on some very important information. In Chinese, the term wok hei translates to, “breath of the wok”, which might sound dramatic (as all Chinese sayings...


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Fuman Seafood Zi Char — Honey Milk Pork Belly That’ll Leave You Begging For More

September 18, 2018 12:00 pm Published by Comments Off on Fuman Seafood Zi Char — Honey Milk Pork Belly That’ll Leave You Begging For More

Singaporeans tend to disagree with one another on many things. Whether it is about keeping or repealing certain laws or whether pineapples should be on pizza—we all have our own differences and opinions for different situations. However, one thing that we can all unanimously agree on is that zi char is one of the best things to eat in Singapore....


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8 Great Mee Siam Places That’ll Make You Siam Your Exercise Plans

September 11, 2018 3:00 pm Published by Comments Off on 8 Great Mee Siam Places That’ll Make You Siam Your Exercise Plans

You can’t call yourself a true blue Singaporean if you haven’t heard of or tried mee siam. A Malay noodle dish that is commonly eaten for breakfast, this local comfort food classic is enjoyed by folks of all races. For those of you who don’t know what mee siam is, it is simply a dish that typically comprises bee hoon (rice...


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Xiang Yuan Ji – Drool-Worthy Shanghainese Pan-Fried Dumplings At Jalan Besar

August 30, 2018 3:48 pm Published by Comments Off on Xiang Yuan Ji – Drool-Worthy Shanghainese Pan-Fried Dumplings At Jalan Besar

The Shanghai expats here in Singapore have been raving about this Shanghainese eatery for ages, saying that this place sells Shanghainese food that is just as good as the ones they get back at home. It is hard to find authentic Shanghainese food in Singapore, so we knew that we just had to go down and see how good this place...