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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...


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Thai Seng Fish Soup – A Fish Soup Gem In Ubi That’s Worth The Long Wait

March 6, 2019 9:00 am Published by Comments Off on Thai Seng Fish Soup – A Fish Soup Gem In Ubi That’s Worth The Long Wait

Fish soup is a bowl of warmth to have after emerging from your cold office during lunch break. It’s a change from having jook (congee) every day when you’re down with a sore throat. You know you’ll be back for it if you like the fish, the broth, or both. But sometimes, what elevates a fish soup are the non-essential ingredients or that explosive chilli on the...


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Dee Tongue Thai By Rang Mama – Authentic Thai Food In Golden Mile Complex That Can Rival Nakhon’s

March 1, 2019 9:00 am Published by Comments Off on Dee Tongue Thai By Rang Mama – Authentic Thai Food In Golden Mile Complex That Can Rival Nakhon’s

When people mention places to get affordable yet incredibly delicious Thai food, popular Nakhon usually springs to mind. The queues, however, are insanely off-putting. Hankering for authentic Thai food that’s both affordable and lip-smacking delicious? Dee Tongue Thai is a no-frills Thai eatery run by Thais, meaning that their food comes close to the actual flavours of Thailand. We particularly love...


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[CLOSED] Sambal Time – Healthy Nasi Lemak & Homemade Sambal That’s Legit Tasty

November 27, 2018 12:00 pm Published by Comments Off on [CLOSED] Sambal Time – Healthy Nasi Lemak & Homemade Sambal That’s Legit Tasty

If you love a good nasi lemak in the morning but worry about your ever-expanding waistline, fear not because Sambal Time offers the most nutritious nasi lemak that’s not just delicious and healthy but also Halal-certified. While it might seem like plenty of places are jumping on the healthy-eating train, rest assured that this isn’t anything gimmicky, with nothing but...


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Lad & Dad — Proper British Comfort Food Minus The Hefty Price Tag

November 24, 2018 12:00 pm Published by Comments Off on Lad & Dad — Proper British Comfort Food Minus The Hefty Price Tag

Update: Lad & Dad has ceased operations at Maxwell Food Centre and has opened a gastropub in Tanjong Pagar Plaza. Perhaps odd that in the middle of Maxwell Food Centre, where you’d normally expect to find your typical Singaporean fare, is a stall that sells not-so-typical British food. What we mean by that is—quintessentially British comfort food without the quintessential...