Ubi 33 Food House Claypot Delights — Delicious Claypot Dishes From S$4

19 February

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...

Haig Road Putu Piring – How Traditions Can Persist In Modernity Past the Erosion of Time

17 February

Success doesn’t come easy. Sure, there are tales of the seemingly superhuman forging successes without being hampered by hardships, but most similar stories dance to a different cadence. Alluring in their ebb and flow, these narratives usually vacillate between fortune and adversity, only accumulating into an apex after repeated cycles, the final victory a testament to their unfaltering efforts. This...

Chow Zan Dessert — New Traditional Chinese Dessert Shop That Serves Unique White Chendol

11 February

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?...

Pondok Pantai Timur – Famous and Affordable Nasi Ayam and Ikan Penyet in Ubi with Big Portions

9 February

Pondok Pantai Timur is a family-run Muslim stall in Ubi that was originally located at Changi Village. They are known for their ayam and ikan penyet that have won the hearts of many, aside from various other Malay dishes available on their menu. We headed down to try it out to see if it really is worth the hype or...

Ubi 350 Crispy Roti Prata — Flaky Croissant-Like Prata For Only 80 Cents

8 February

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...

Mei Mei Roast – Tender Charcoal-Oven Roasted Meat Run By Ex-Owner of Kay Lee’s Younger Sister

7 February

We love our roasted meats; roasted duck, roasted pork, char siew, you name it. It is a type of food that is appropriate regardless of occasion; it could be a simple lunch, a dish we add into our Chinese New Year feast or part of our Christmas platter. It is a simple, yet hard to do-it-right kind of dish because it requires good...

Loo’s Hainanese Curry Rice – A Tasty, Unwavering Dedication to Time-Worn Traditions

31 January

Take a gander along the whitewashed streets of Tiong Bahru and you’ll find soft notes drifting from half-opened café doors, inside which café-hoppers lounge with their preferred coffee concoctions. When faced with a scene exemplary of a hipster café enclave, the furthest thing from mind is a traditional, age-old hawker stall embedded amidst its vicinity. It is in the heart...

Yu Kee Specialities – One Of The Most Popular Teochew Braised Duck Rice Chains

30 January

Setting itself apart from the competition is Yu Kee Specialities, a prominent chain that has been dishing out one of the best braised duck rice in Singapore. Established in 1961, Yu Kee first started out as a humble pushcart stall in Nee Soon selling duck rice. Using a secret recipe passed down from his father, the current organisation’s founder, Mr Seah, prides...

Cheng Mun Chee Kee Pig Organ Soup – One Of The Most Popular Pig Organ Soup Stalls

28 January

Pig’s organ soup originated from Teochew, China but is now a common dish here in Singapore. We visited Cheng Mun Chee Kee, one of the longest-running and most popular pig organ soup stalls located at Foch Road, for some soul comforting food. What makes a good bowl of pig organ soup is no doubt one with well-cleaned ingredients, robust pork...

Ah Lim Jalan Tua Kong — Contender In The Battle Of The Best Bak Chor Mee At Jalan Tua Kong

27 January

The East is undoubtedly one of the best places in Singapore for foodies to check out, whether it is for a quick meet up with friends for lunch or for some late-night supper. One noteworthy name in the area is Jalan Tua Kong Mee Pok, which is famous for their irresistible bowls of mee pok. However, a number of similar...