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Patisseries Vine – Artisanal Macaron Shop In A Zi Char Stall Run By A 20 Year Old

January 12, 2019 12:00 pm Published by Comments Off on Patisseries Vine – Artisanal Macaron Shop In A Zi Char Stall Run By A 20 Year Old

Tucked away in an odd corner of a local Chinese eatery, along rows and rows of shophouses and coffee shops, it’s almost way too easy to miss this unassuming shop, even if you’re actively looking out for it. A humble display cabinet placed outside a glass window kitchen is the only indication that it’s there. At the age of 20,...


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Xin Xin Cafe – Their Special Chicken with Rice Is Worth Travelling To Expo For

January 2, 2019 12:00 pm Published by Comments Off on Xin Xin Cafe – Their Special Chicken with Rice Is Worth Travelling To Expo For

Originally located in Jalan Basar, Xin Xin Cafe has since moved to Changi Business Park to give the businessmen there a taste of home cooking. Sparked by a desire to offer more authentic tasting Malaysian-style dishes while indulging in local favourites and Western delights, Xin Xin Cafe has since then become a popular go-to hang out and dining spot, so...


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Nice Snack Corner – A Heaven In Yishun For Cheap & Yummy Laksa, Popiah and Dessert

December 11, 2018 12:00 pm Published by Comments Off on Nice Snack Corner – A Heaven In Yishun For Cheap & Yummy Laksa, Popiah and Dessert

For all those of you who think that Yishun is a place where only the odd and the distasteful happens, be prepared to be proven wrong.  Sure enough, just beside Northpoint City, you’d find a quiet HDB area that’s home to a plethora of eats at perhaps some of the most affordable prices ever. While they’re also famous for Blk...


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

November 27, 2018 12:00 pm Published by Comments Off on 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

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 British price tags. Opened by a father-and-son duo (hence the name Lad & Dad), this humble stall has been the...


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Fresh Fish Seafood Soup – The Best Fish Soup In Upper Thomson Road

November 23, 2018 12:00 pm Published by Comments Off on Fresh Fish Seafood Soup – The Best Fish Soup In Upper Thomson Road

You know how sometimes our mothers constantly tell us to eat less instant noodles and to have more proper meals? Yet there’s always something more satisfying about having a quick bowl of maggi whipped up in three minutes, with an egg cracked in for extra luxury. Some might call it poor man’s cooking, but here at Fresh Fish Seafood Soup,...


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99 Old Trees – The Most Legit Durian Mousse Ever

November 20, 2018 12:00 pm Published by Comments Off on 99 Old Trees – The Most Legit Durian Mousse Ever

Perhaps it’s one of Singaporeans’ biggest pity that durians aren’t in season all year round. Sure enough, there might be durian cafes to help tide us through, but more often than not the prices are far from wallet-friendly. 99 Old Trees, known for their farm-to-table durians and durian delivery service, have now crafted the most decadent Durian Mousse to give...


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7 Local Food Legends You Need To Try Before They’re Gone Forever

November 9, 2018 12:00 pm Published by Comments Off on 7 Local Food Legends You Need To Try Before They’re Gone Forever

There’s no hiding the fact that food is the lifeblood of Singapore. It’s what keeps her people going, and it’s what brings them together. While some might say Singapore doesn’t have much culture, to begin with, to us, food is our culture. Of which, the embodiment is readily found in the form of a hawker centre. It represents a collection...


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10 Yong Tau Foo Spots That Aren’t Just For Health Conscious Office Ladies

November 3, 2018 12:00 pm Published by Comments Off on 10 Yong Tau Foo Spots That Aren’t Just For Health Conscious Office Ladies

Any Singaporean hawker centre and coffee shop aren’t complete without a yong tau foo shop tucked somewhere within it. With a myriad of colourful and mouthwatering ingredients on display, it’s no wonder that we locals keep coming back for more, regardless if it’s for breakfast, lunch, dinner or even supper. The staple ingredients include minced meat-stuffed tofu, fish paste-stuffed tofu,...


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Sisaket Thai Food – Cheap Thai Food In Maxwell Market That’s Pure Aroi Mak

October 26, 2018 12:00 pm Published by Comments Off on Sisaket Thai Food – Cheap Thai Food In Maxwell Market That’s Pure Aroi Mak

There’s that decades-old debate about the Singlish and Malaysian definition of shiok vs syok, but whether you prefer to interpret it as a term of approval, or just to mean cheap, Sisaket Thai Food delivers on both fronts to bring you one of the most satisfying Thai food out there. While the first store is tucked away in a corner...