Archive for the 'Food' Category

May 07 2012

The best Singapore iPhone food apps

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To quote Singaporean food blogger Leslie Tay, “Never waste your calories on yucky food!” This is even more important for visitors to Singapore who have a limited number of meals to sample the city’s diverse and delicious cuisine. Thankfully, there’s no shortage of food apps to direct smartphone-toting travellers to the most mouthwatering meals. Note: … read the full post

May 04 2012

Mexican food in Singapore

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There’s no question that Singaporean food is delicious, but this cosmopolitan city is also a great place to satisfy any cravings for food from far-flung countries. The fact that all food in Singapore is imported from overseas means you can get any ingredient here, including the tomatillos, chipotle peppers and masa harina necessary to make … read the full post

May 01 2012

Review: Malaysian Food Street at Resorts World Sentosa

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Would you love to try the famous food of Penang and Melaka, but just don’t have the time to add Malaysia to your travel itinerary? Now you can feast on Malaysian streetfood favourites like char kway teow and chicken rice balls right here in Singapore. Malaysian Food Street is the newest dining destination at Resorts … read the full post

Apr 25 2012

Cycling Bangkok to Singapore: The food that fuelled us

We cycled the 2260 kilometres from Singapore to Bangkok in 18 days. I’d like to say that it was pure grit and determination that kept us going, but really it was the food. When you are cycling six to nine hours a day, you need a lot of fuel to keep going, and you can … read the full post

Apr 19 2012

Singapore’s best coffee shops

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UPDATE, December 2012: While Palheta coffee still exists, it’s now being served at Chye Seng Huat Hardware and the address below is no longer current. Instead head to 150 Tyrwhitt Road, or contact them on 6396 0609. Many months of travelling in Southeast Asia on a budget may lead you to believe that coffee is … read the full post

Apr 12 2012

Singapore hawker dishes: Yong tau foo

If you’re a fussy eater who likes to know every ingredient that goes into your meal, this healthy soup is the perfect Singapore hawker dish for you. Every bowl of yong tau foo is custom-prepared with the diner choosing the ingredients and even the flavour of the broth. Common in hawker centres and foodcourts across … read the full post

Apr 06 2012

Singapore hawker dishes: Chilli crab

If there’s one dish that tops the “must-eat” list of visitors to Singapore it’s chilli crab. Whether you eat it in a hawker centre or a posh seafood restaurant, digging into a whole crab swimming in sweet and spicy sauce is the most memorable (and messy) meal that Singapore has to offer. Unlike most hawker … read the full post

Mar 12 2012

Singapore hawker dishes: Roti prata

Sometimes simple is best. Roti prata, a popular Singapore hawker dish imported from South India, is a deliciously buttery flatbread served with a bowl of curry. It’s equally popular for breakfast or a midnight snack, and is one of the few hawker dishes that is easily made vegetarian. Roti prata (called roti canai in Malaysia) … read the full post

Feb 27 2012

Great meals in malls: Orchard Road foodcourts

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Singapore may be a shopping mall nation, but that means you’re never far from an easy, affordable foodcourt meal. If you’re from the West the word ‘foodcourt’ may evoke images of burgers and pizza slices, but in Singapore this couldn’t be further from the truth. Singaporean foodcourts mostly serve Singaporean food – think of them … read the full post

Dec 26 2011

(Relatively) affordable celebrity chef meals in Singapore

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With the opening of Singapore’s new casinos has come a slew of celebrity chef restaurants. If you’re a foodie or fan of ‘Top Chef’ you’ll certainly recognise names like Wolfgang Puck, Joel Robuchon, and Guy Savoy. While Singapore is already an expensive city for a formal meal, these restaurants take fine-dining to a new extreme … read the full post

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