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Sinar Pagi Nasi Padang — One Of The Best Nasi Padang Stalls In Singapore

May 24, 2020 12:31 pm Published by Comments Off on Sinar Pagi Nasi Padang — One Of The Best Nasi Padang Stalls In Singapore

If you were to google “Geylang Serai Nasi Padang”, the first name that appears in the search results is — you guessed it — Sinar Pagi Nasi Padang. Even though Geylang Serai Market is dotted with nasi padang stalls, there is no competition, really. This stall, in particular, comes out on top. Sinar Pagi Nasi Padang is basically a household...


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Da Xi Hainanese Chicken Rice — Superb Hainanese Chicken Rice In Tanglin Halt Market

May 14, 2020 10:20 am Published by Comments Off on Da Xi Hainanese Chicken Rice — Superb Hainanese Chicken Rice In Tanglin Halt Market

If there’s one dish that we could eat every day without getting sick of it, it would probably be Hainanese chicken rice. What’s not to love about silky chicken and fragrant oiled rice? Not only is the combo downright delicious, you can basically find it in every nook and cranny of our island. It’s not rare to find two stalls both...


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Hajjah Maimunah Restaurant — Michelin-Awarded Restaurant Serving Kampung Cuisine In Singapore

May 2, 2020 12:02 pm Published by Comments Off on Hajjah Maimunah Restaurant — Michelin-Awarded Restaurant Serving Kampung Cuisine In Singapore

If you have even the slightest clue about the Malay food scene in Singapore, you would know that Geylang Serai is where the party’s at. Whether you’re in the mood for nasi padang, mee rebus or putu piring, this happening neighbourhood will set you right up. While the Geylang Serai Market is one of the most popular haunts in the area,...


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Rumah Makan Minang — One Of The Oldest Indonesian Restaurants in Singapore With Solid Nasi Padang

April 16, 2020 4:26 pm Published by Comments Off on Rumah Makan Minang — One Of The Oldest Indonesian Restaurants in Singapore With Solid Nasi Padang

If you’re even the slightest fan of nasi padang, Rumah Makan Minang had better be on your list. This Indonesian restaurant along Kandahar Street has been around since the 1980s, serving up amazing Minangkabau dishes since the very beginning. It all started with Mr Haji Marlian, a Sumatra immigrant who started dishing out nasi padang from a wooden stall along the same...


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Chen Ji Hainanese Chicken Rice — Under-The-Radar Gem in Tanglin Halt Market

April 1, 2020 9:00 am Published by Comments Off on Chen Ji Hainanese Chicken Rice — Under-The-Radar Gem in Tanglin Halt Market

The world of Hainanese chicken rice in Singapore holds fearsome contention. You’ve got people arguing over the superiority of the steamed or roasted version and in the background, another debate is going on about the most important component of the dish — the chicken, the rice or the chili. But for now, let’s just all take a step back and enjoy the dish...


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Le Taste — Coffeeshop Stall Serving Fusion Western Food With XL Portions Till 2am

March 26, 2020 4:46 pm Published by Comments Off on Le Taste — Coffeeshop Stall Serving Fusion Western Food With XL Portions Till 2am

Cereal mayo chicken cutlets? That’s a first. Le Taste is certainly turning heads with its intriguing creations. This fusion Western stall within Bistro8, a coffeeshop along Foch Road, offers a mix of classic Western fare and playful Asian-inspired variations. They open past midnight, making them a great supper spot for hungry night owls. The kitchen is helmed by James Soh, alongside...


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Guangzhou Mian Shi Wanton Noodle — Old-Time Wanton Mee Stall That Opens Past 12am

March 20, 2020 6:35 pm Published by Comments Off on Guangzhou Mian Shi Wanton Noodle — Old-Time Wanton Mee Stall That Opens Past 12am

When we think of local supper foods, prata and maggi mee would probably come to mind. The last thing we’d probably think of is wanton mee. This homely dish is easy to down at any time of the day — morning, afternoon and definitely, at midnight. But unfortunately, most wanton mee stalls in Singapore have their shutters down by 10pm. That...


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Millennium Glutinous Rice — Rare Stall In Singapore Selling Sweet & Savoury Glutinous Rice

March 20, 2020 9:00 am Published by Comments Off on Millennium Glutinous Rice — Rare Stall In Singapore Selling Sweet & Savoury Glutinous Rice

You know a dish is endangered when allegedly only two hawker stalls across the whole nation sell it. Overshadowed by more well-known dishes, such as lor mai kai and lotus leaf-wrapped rice, is the sweet and savoury glutinous rice. Savoury glutinous rice was originally a Cantonese delicacy that sees lightly-salted glutinous rice topped with stewed peanuts and wispy fried shallots....


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Cahaya Muslim Restaurant — Affordable Halal Food At Far East Plaza With Meals For Less Than S$5

March 12, 2020 12:27 am Published by Comments Off on Cahaya Muslim Restaurant — Affordable Halal Food At Far East Plaza With Meals For Less Than S$5

So, you’re in town and you’re looking for Halal dining spots. Sure, there’s a handful of options but what if 4Fingers or McDonald’s just doesn’t cut it? Maybe a plate of saucy noodles or chicken rice will do the trick. If you’re on the hunt for Halal Chinese cuisine in the Orchard area, set your sights on Cahaya Muslim Restaurant. This...


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Jin Ji Teochew Braised Duck & Kway Chap — Mother-Son Duo Puts A Japanese Spin On Age-Old Recipes

February 28, 2020 7:04 pm Published by Comments Off on Jin Ji Teochew Braised Duck & Kway Chap — Mother-Son Duo Puts A Japanese Spin On Age-Old Recipes

Helmed by Melvin Chew and his mother, this famous braised duck & kway chap stall in Chinatown Complex Food Centre has been around for over 30 years. It was originally run by Melvin’s parents, but after his father suddenly passed on due to illness, he decided to step in to help his mother. Knowing that the bulk of their customers...