Author Archives for Sherlyn Teo

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7 Next-Level Nasi Lemak That’ll Make You Go “Alamak!”

November 10, 2018 12:00 pm Published by Comments Off on 7 Next-Level Nasi Lemak That’ll Make You Go “Alamak!”

Nasi Lemak is a perennial favourite among both Singaporeans and Malaysians and is one that can be enjoyed any time of the day. Traditionally, Nasi Lemak is served with a fried chicken wing atop coconut milk-infused rice, before finally being topped with a dash of sambal chilli, ikan bilis and peanuts. Of course, there are several versions of this dish but...


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Fifty50 Empire Nasi Beringin – A Long-Lost Malay Dish In Yishun Worth Trying

November 7, 2018 12:00 pm Published by Comments Off on Fifty50 Empire Nasi Beringin – A Long-Lost Malay Dish In Yishun Worth Trying

Nasi Beringin is a classic, long-lost Malay dish that is somewhat a hybrid of nasi lemak and biryani, nasi beringin is believed to be served to the royalties in Johor back in the olden days. A popular dish in Singapore back in the 1950s, nasi beringin gradually phased out and today, this dish is rarely served—until now. Fifty50 Empire over at Yishun...


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Nerdy Noodles – Singapore’s First Ever Hong Kong Cart Noodle Eatery Opens In Bugis+

November 2, 2018 12:00 pm Published by Comments Off on Nerdy Noodles – Singapore’s First Ever Hong Kong Cart Noodle Eatery Opens In Bugis+

Opened less than a month ago, Nerdy Noodles is Singapore’s newest addition to the slew of Hong Kong-style dining concepts. What sets Nerdy Noodles apart from the other HK-style dining concepts here in Singapore is that their menu focuses primarily on cart noodles—a popular hawker street food that originated in Hong Kong in the 1950s. Known to be Singapore’s first...


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7 Best Zi Char Stalls In Singapore To Experience Proper Wok Hei

October 31, 2018 12:00 pm Published by Comments Off on 7 Best Zi Char Stalls In Singapore To Experience Proper Wok Hei

They say that the best way to bring people together is through a meal and for us Singaporeans, nothing beats having zi char with our family and friends where we can have the best of Chinese food that is both delicious and great for simple dinners or even reunions. Perfect for communal dining, zi char provides both an unrivalled source of comfort and...


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Shi Xiang Ge – Handmade Noodles By Ex-Crystal Jade La Mian Director In Bishan

October 24, 2018 12:00 pm Published by Comments Off on Shi Xiang Ge – Handmade Noodles By Ex-Crystal Jade La Mian Director In Bishan

Conveniently located at level 2 of Bishan Bus Interchange, Shi Xiang Ge is an unpretentious la mian and dumpling stall that’s opened by an ex-Crystal Jade La Mian Director. Specialising in handmade noodles and a myriad of Sichuan-style dishes, this stall is quite possibly our new favourite spot in Bishan for delectable and comforting noodle bowls. Prior to our visit, we...


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7 Fried Carrot Cakes In Singapore So Good, It Can Become Our National Dish

October 13, 2018 12:00 pm Published by Comments Off on 7 Fried Carrot Cakes In Singapore So Good, It Can Become Our National Dish

Speak to any Singaporean and ask them what the national dish of Singapore is and you’ll likely be bombarded with a whole list of hawker food delights, be it the humble chicken rice or char kway teow. While all these are surely considered to be Singaporeans’ fondest dishes, fried carrot cake—or better known as cai tow kuay amongst many—is undeniably...


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The Naughty Chef – A Gem In Tanah Merah With Affordable Italian Fare

October 10, 2018 12:00 pm Published by Comments Off on The Naughty Chef – A Gem In Tanah Merah With Affordable Italian Fare

There are plenty of Italian restaurants in Singapore but to find one to dine at without having to bleed your wallet dry is a bit of a challenge—not counting fast food pasta and pizza of course. If you are hankering for some hearty Italian fare but restrained by a budget, we have found a casual spot with prices for mains starting...


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Capital 21 – JB’s Newest Mall With The World’s 5th Largest Indoor Theme Park

October 9, 2018 12:00 pm Published by Comments Off on Capital 21 – JB’s Newest Mall With The World’s 5th Largest Indoor Theme Park

There is no denying it—Johor Bahru is every Singaporean’s go-to if one seeks endless fun, delicious and plentiful food and cheap thrills without spending a fortune. Yes, many of us would have either heard of or been to Paradigm Mall which contains a huge ice-skating rink and KSL mall where all the affordable services are, and while those malls are already...


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The Burning Oak—Donburi & Melt-In-Your-Mouth Pork Cheeks To-Die-For

October 3, 2018 12:00 pm Published by Comments Off on The Burning Oak—Donburi & Melt-In-Your-Mouth Pork Cheeks To-Die-For

Despite its rather out-of-the-way location, The Bedok Marketplace remains a hotspot in the East for foodies to indulge in tasty gourmet grub without worrying about the hefty price tag. Undeniably one of the most popular stalls in this hipster food court is The Burning Oak, which serves up a range of Japanese donburis, with the wagyu beef bowl and the pork cheek...


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5 Places In Singapore That Still Sell Nostalgia In The Form Of Snacks

September 29, 2018 2:00 pm Published by Comments Off on 5 Places In Singapore That Still Sell Nostalgia In The Form Of Snacks

If you were born in the 80s or 90s, then you’d probably be familiar with things such as ice gem biscuits, white rabbit candies as well as dozens of other treats that are considered iconic nowadays. When we were young, the largest debate was whether the wrapper of the white rabbit sweet was edible—something unheard of amongst children that are...