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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...


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Oiishii Corner – Delicious Halal Japanese Donburis And Noodles In Toa Payoh

October 23, 2018 12:00 pm Published by Comments Off on Oiishii Corner – Delicious Halal Japanese Donburis And Noodles In Toa Payoh

While rice bowls have been on the rise and making waves as of late, for those of us who are Muslim, however, finding that perfect donburi that’s also Halal-certified, affordable and delicious is a little more challenging. Not to worry, Oiishii Corner—a Muslim-owned hawker stall serving up Halal Japanese food—can be found over at Kim Keat Palm Market & Food...


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Bowl Chap – These Ex-Tippling Club Cooks Impress With Their Modern Rice Bowls

October 19, 2018 12:00 pm Published by Comments Off on Bowl Chap – These Ex-Tippling Club Cooks Impress With Their Modern Rice Bowls

If you’re the kind that’s pretty bo chup about what to have for lunch the next day, Bowl Chap sounds like the place for you. Conveniently located at Ayer Rajah Food Centre, Bowl Chap serves up modern, localised Japanese rice bowls, all for less than S$6! Before you even step up to the counter, the sweet-faced couple is already full...


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Makan Food Place – Mee Siam & Lontong In Upper Thomson To Kickstart Your Day

October 17, 2018 1:00 pm Published by Comments Off on Makan Food Place – Mee Siam & Lontong In Upper Thomson To Kickstart Your Day

Located on the edge of Upper Thompson amongst many rustic terrace houses and chic restaurants lies Sembawang Hills Food Centre and within it lies Makan Food Place. Similar to its simple and straightforward name, their dishes leave little to the imagination, serving up unpretentious Malay classics.  For those that can’t start the day without a bowl of their favourite mee...


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Big Bowls Project – Halal Japanese Salmon Bowls To Settle Your CBD Lunch Woes

October 16, 2018 12:00 pm Published by Comments Off on Big Bowls Project – Halal Japanese Salmon Bowls To Settle Your CBD Lunch Woes

Amoy Street Food Centre continues to be the go-to hub in the CBD area that everyone turns to for their weekday lunches. It’s hard to grow tired of the spread there when so much variety offered. From artisanal toast, Mexican fare, chicken rice to even poke bowls, you’d be spoilt for choice. The poke bowls served here aren’t like the...


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Ping Kee Popiah – A Must-Visit Popiah Stall In Upper Thomson For A Snack

October 16, 2018 12:00 pm Published by Comments Off on Ping Kee Popiah – A Must-Visit Popiah Stall In Upper Thomson For A Snack

If you’ve already checked out our Sembawang Hills Food Centre guide, you’d know by now that Ping Kee Popiah is one of the biggest mainstays there, serving up homely popiahs and kueh pie tees. Helmed by an extremely amiable couple, they’ve been serving the same great popiahs for many years now. We ordered two Popiah (S$1.50 each) as well as...


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10 Places In Singapore To Indulge In Taiwanese Street Food

October 6, 2018 12:30 pm Published by Comments Off on 10 Places In Singapore To Indulge In Taiwanese Street Food

To most, Taiwan is known as the land of night markets, deep-fried goodies and shopping districts. Boasting such a vast selection of edible delights to feast on, it’s definitely hard to cope with the nagging cravings. Should you find yourself missing any one of their iconic street snacks, here’s a list of 10 places in Singapore to indulge in Taiwanese...


Sembawang Hills Food Centre

7 Yummy Reasons Why We Adore Sembawang Hills Food Centre

September 28, 2018 11:00 am Published by Comments Off on 7 Yummy Reasons Why We Adore Sembawang Hills Food Centre

Though a little out of the way, Sembawang Hills Food Centre is definitely not out of reach. While it might not be as grand as Old Airport Road, nor as popular as Chomp Chomp Food Centre. Sembawang has its own little alcove of hidden hawker classics to be proud of. Whether it’s to get a simple kopi-o on the go...