Tag Archive: Best Local Food In Singapore

18 Zion Road Char Kway Teow – One of Singapore’s Hawker Legends

18 October

When you think of local food in Singapore, dishes that pop up in your mind immediately would definitely include Nasi Lemak, Chilli Crab and of course, Char Kway Teow. So, what makes a good plate of char kway teow? The answer is wok-hei, the amount of “liao” (ingredients) and the secret black sauce that gives the dish its amazing savoury flavour!...

Hougang Hainanese Village Food Centre Guide — 14 Stalls To Try At This Food Paradise

1 October

Tucked away amongst some old HDB buildings in Hougang, Hainanese Village Food Centre is a popular wet market and hawker centre that sells affordable and delicious local grub in the North-East precinct. This three-storey building is home to plenty of old-school hawker fare filled with nostalgia. From the famous Lorong Ah Soo Lor Mee to the traditional He He Min Jiang Kueh, you will...

Blue Star Fried Hokkien Mee — Wet Hokkien Mee At Hainanese Village Food Centre

8 September

When it comes to local food, one of our perennial favourites is a messy plate of Hokkien mee. This simple and comforting Singapore classic features a combination of yellow noodles and bee hoon that are tossed with ingredients such as pork, prawns and squid in a rich stock. While Hokkien mee can easily be found in most hawker centres in Singapore,...

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

1 February

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...

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

2 January

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...

Bedok 85 Fengshan Centre – What Else To Eat Besides The Famous Bak Chor Mee

14 December

Hardly anyone is a stranger to 85 Fengshan Centre in Bedok, or commonly referred to as Bedok 85 Food Market. This hawker centre is a dinner and supper hotspot in the East that packs a huge array of local delights—from addictive bowls of bak chor mee, barbecued seafood that will have you yearning for more to even humble bowls of...

10 Sick People Foods That Can Be Found In Most Hawker Centres

28 November

Falling sick sucks, and no one likes to feel all weak, sluggish and bedridden when we could be out and about doing something more productive. The other really depressing thing about being sick is that your food choices are severely limited. However, being sick does not mean that you are only stuck with dull, bland foods. Surprisingly, there are a...

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

9 November

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...

Chai Chee Kway Chap – Solid Kway Chap At Only S$3.40 You Must-Try When In Bedok

6 November

One thing that many of us Singaporeans love to indulge in is some good-old kway chap. This sinful yet satisfying dish is a popular favourite that is sold at multiple hawker centres all over Singapore. Despite looking so simple, a dish like kway chap is not easy to prepare. It requires a lot of tedious preparation such as proper cleaning of...