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Block 216 Bedok North Market & Food Centre Guide

February 8, 2019 12:00 pm Published by Comments Off on Block 216 Bedok North Market & Food Centre Guide

The East area—more specifically Bedok—is laden with many food gems scattered all around. The most popular being Bedok 85 Fengshan Market & Food Centre but that barely scratches the surface. One of our newest hawker fads in the East is Block 216 North Street 1 Market & Food Centre or Bedok 216 for short. The number of stalls with snaking...


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Beef Up — New Taiwanese Street Food Gem In Toa Payoh That’s Halal-Certified!

February 2, 2019 12:00 pm Published by Comments Off on Beef Up — New Taiwanese Street Food Gem In Toa Payoh That’s Halal-Certified!

We are huge fans of Taiwanese street food. Period. And more often than not, we always jump right in whenever we receive news of a new opening specialising in authentic Taiwanese fare. A relatively new addition to in the heartland of Toa Payoh is Beef Up, a humble stall that serves up a variety of classic Taiwanese dishes, and not...


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Poon Kee Wanton Noodles — Seriously Worth Journeying To Chinese Garden For

February 1, 2019 12:00 pm Published by Comments Off on Poon Kee Wanton Noodles — Seriously Worth Journeying To Chinese Garden For

If you’re all the way in the West and find yourself craving for a decent plate of wanton mee, Poon Kee Wanton Noodles, a stall tucked away in Yu Hua Market & Hawker Centre, is a good bet. This humble stall specialises in classic wanton mee as well as various dumpling soups. What got us curious was the snaking queue outside...


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Tongue Tip Lanzhou Beef Noodles – Muslim-Friendly Beef La Mian In Tiong Bahru Plaza

January 26, 2019 12:00 pm Published by Comments Off on Tongue Tip Lanzhou Beef Noodles – Muslim-Friendly Beef La Mian In Tiong Bahru Plaza

Hailing from the well-loved Tongue Tip brand that has over 300 outlets in China, Tongue Tip Lanzhou Beef Noodles is the first store to open in Singapore. What makes this place great is the fact these dishes were created by the Muslim-Chinese Hui people from Lanzhou, Gansu province in China, meaning that what’s served here is literally the real-deal. With...


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The Bedok Marketplace – Delectable Restaurant-Quality Food At Hawker Prices

January 25, 2019 12:00 pm Published by Comments Off on The Bedok Marketplace – Delectable Restaurant-Quality Food At Hawker Prices

If the idea of foie gras, risotto, wagyu beef and salmon sashimi being sold in a hawker centre surprises you, then you really have to get with the times. Scattered throughout The Bedok Market Place over at Simpang Bedok, is a wide variety of hawker stalls that sell premium, high-quality foods at a fraction of the price that many restaurants sell...


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Chuan Kee Boneless Braised Duck – Michelin-Approved Braised Duck In Ghim Moh Market

January 23, 2019 12:00 pm Published by Comments Off on Chuan Kee Boneless Braised Duck – Michelin-Approved Braised Duck In Ghim Moh Market

It is a known fact among locals that Singaporeans just love queuing for stuff. Be it overseas whenever we encounter a long queue for something, be it a food stand or a restaurant, you can bet that the first ones in line are more often than not, Singaporeans. For the love of all things worth queuing for, we’ve recently stumbled...


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Famous Sungei Road Trishaw Laksa – Decent Laksa In The West Worth Returning For

January 22, 2019 12:00 pm Published by Comments Off on Famous Sungei Road Trishaw Laksa – Decent Laksa In The West Worth Returning For

To go as far as to associate yourself and the food that you sell to a legend like Sungei Road Laksa, let alone “famous”, takes some serious balls and a massive amount of self-confidence. Passing by this anything-but-humble stall in Yuhua Market & Hawker Centre, we were eager to give their laksa a try. Queues were pretty long during lunchtime,...


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Ah Wei Jing Dian — Very Decent Xiao Long Bao At 75 Cents A Dumpling

January 19, 2019 12:00 pm Published by Comments Off on Ah Wei Jing Dian — Very Decent Xiao Long Bao At 75 Cents A Dumpling

Nothing gets us excited the way a steaming-hot bamboo basket of xiao long bao can. Better yet, ones that are both affordable, hand-made and guarantee perfection every single time. We recently paid a visit to Yuhua Market & Food Centre all the way in the far West where we discovered, Ah Wei Jing Dian, a humble hawker stall that dishes out...


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Yummy – Hong Kong-Style Chee Cheong Fun Topped With Crispy Beancurd Skin

January 15, 2019 12:00 pm Published by Comments Off on Yummy – Hong Kong-Style Chee Cheong Fun Topped With Crispy Beancurd Skin

Chee Cheong Fun is a classic breakfast dish commonly found in Hong Kong and a soft, velvety delight that many of us love to have in the morning. Freshly steamed, this thin roll made with rice is commonly filled with bits of char siew (sometimes prawn) and topped with soy sauce, a viscous sweet sauce and spring onions. While we remain...


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Hao Lai Ke — Is This Ex-Din Tai Fung Chef’s New Venture Worth The Hype?

January 9, 2019 12:00 pm Published by Comments Off on Hao Lai Ke — Is This Ex-Din Tai Fung Chef’s New Venture Worth The Hype?

Helmed by a former Din Tai Fung chef and his wife, Hao Lai Ke aims to serve up quality Chinese dishes that are just as good as the colossal restaurant brand. Think bowls of scratch-made la mian and the signature pork ribs fried rice that practically everyone goes mad for. Hao Lai Ke is tucked away in a small coffee...