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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...


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New Station Snack Bar — Popular Eatery Serving Legit Salted Egg Pork Ribs & Claypot Rice

February 20, 2020 9:00 am Published by Comments Off on New Station Snack Bar — Popular Eatery Serving Legit Salted Egg Pork Ribs & Claypot Rice

Whenever you’re feeling a little broke, Orchard Road is just not a choice pick for dining options. Saturated with fancy restaurants and overpriced cafes, the town area is pretty harsh on the wallet. Thankfully, Far East Plaza exists. This old shopping centre has many affordable eateries dishing out really good grub. One of our favourite food places at Far East Plaza is...


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Ubi 33 Food House Claypot Delights — Delicious Claypot Dishes From S$4

February 19, 2020 4:35 pm Published by Comments Off on Ubi 33 Food House Claypot Delights — Delicious Claypot Dishes From S$4

There’s just something about eating out of a claypot. Its rustic, worn-out appearance seems to bring us back in time and inject a sense of nostalgia into the dish. But beyond the emotional experience, did you know that food cooked in claypots are actually better for you? The porosity and insulating properties of claypots slow down moisture and nutrient loss...


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Chow Zan Dessert — New Traditional Chinese Dessert Shop That Serves Unique White Chendol

February 11, 2020 3:05 pm Published by Comments Off on Chow Zan Dessert — New Traditional Chinese Dessert Shop That Serves Unique White Chendol

It seems like North Bridge Road is becoming a hotspot for new cafes and eateries, with several establishments moving in since the start of this year. One of the new kids on the block is Chow Zan Dessert, a casual dessert eatery that does some solid traditional Chinese desserts. Yet another spot for mango pomelo sago and black sesame paste?...


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Ubi 350 Crispy Roti Prata — Flaky Croissant-Like Prata For Only 80 Cents

February 8, 2020 9:00 am Published by Comments Off on Ubi 350 Crispy Roti Prata — Flaky Croissant-Like Prata For Only 80 Cents

If we had to list down all our favourite local dishes, roti prata would be hovering high among the ranks. Dressed in a plethora of sweet and savoury flavours and perfect for any time of the day, this flatbread is insanely versatile. Not to mention, heckin’ delicious. Can you really hate on flaky crispy dough? Prata stalls are a dime a dozen. But, we’ve had...