The massive (and sudden) influx of Korean pop culture—or the ‘Korean wave’—decades back, left a very deep and lasting impact on Singapore. Both the old and the younger generations saw themselves giving in to the allure of all things South Korean.
The influence of the Korean wave sparked a change in many people’s lifestyle habits. More importantly, many people saw themselves becoming obsessed with Korean cuisine, judging from the increased number of Korean stalls opening in food courts and many Korean restaurants sprouting out all around the island.
But dining out at these restaurants can be pricey, which is why we are grateful for the existence of Korean supermarkets which allow us to recreate our favourite South Korean dishes at home.
Here are 7 Korean Supermarkets In Singapore that you can count on to provide you with all the Korean food items you will ever need.
Everton Park is often overlooked as it is surrounded by a couple of other bigger neighbourhoods such as Tanjong Pagar and Duxton Road. The whole vicinity in general, is well-known for a great cafe culture and some of the best bars in Singapore. It comes as no surprise that Everton Park will also be loaded with many great F&B establishments.
Dubbed as a ‘hipster’ neighbourhood, Everton Park houses some lesser known cafes and restaurants that really deserves more recognition. From great coffee to decadent desserts, if you have not ventured to Everton Park before, you might want to make a note to visit after reading about all the great food and drinks you can find here.
Surrounded by both new and old HDB flats and buildings, Everton Park has both a rustic charm and a modern edge to it. Here is our Ultimate Guide to Everton Park’s Restaurants & Cafes for your next cafe hopping adventure or meals! READ ON
Random cravings at ungodly hours is something that occurs more often than we’d like to admit.
And if you are on a date with bae, where should the both of you go to satisfy your hunger at unearthly hours of the night and so you do not have to part ways?
Whether you are craving for dim sum or Thai food, this list of 24-hour restaurants in Singapore will do the trick. And because sharing is caring, here are 24 24/7 Restaurants and Eateries in Singapore for dates so you & Bae don’t need to say bye.
The capital of Thailand is a favourite vacation destination amongst Southeast Asians jet-setters; it is especially popular for its fantabulous selection of Thai delicacies, exciting boozy parties, therapeutic Thai massages and affordable retail therapy. But thrill-seekers know better that if you look harder, the Land of Smiles is also a gateway to several adrenaline-pumping activities.
From riding the waves at Flow House Bangkok, swimming with sharks at Sea Life Bangkok Ocean World to scaling heights at Urban Playground Climbing, here are 7 Destinations In Bangkok, Thailand For Adrenaline Junkies.
To truly understand a city and its culture, one must take the time to appreciate and experience its food scene. With Seoul, it is no different and Myeong-dong is one of the best places to immerse yourself in some authentic and tasty Korean street food.
Besides being a good place to embark on your street food journey in Seoul, Myeong-dong is also filled with endless streets of cosmetic stores, clothing boutiques and plenty of great deals.
From perennial favourites such as the Hweori Gamja and Ddeokbokki, here are 20 Best Street Foods You Must Try When At Myeong-dong. Well, you can’t shop on an empty stomach, right?
Often overshadowed by other popular counterparts such as Dongdaemun and Namdaemun, Gwangjang Market is a popular market in Seoul that is truly deserving of a special mention. Established in 1905, Gwangjang Market is widely recognised as one of the oldest markets in Seoul.
While many parts of Seoul City has evolved to accommodate western influences and ideas from abroad, Gwangjang Market has retained all of its traditional Korean roots which makes it the best place to go if you want to experience authentic Korean street food and culture under one roof. Fans of Running Man might find Gwangjang Market very familiar (watch episode 186).
Not sure what you can expect there? Here’s What To See And Eat At Gwangjang Market. READ ON
Noryangjin Fisheries Wholesale Market in Seoul needs no further introduction. The popular fish market has appeared in many Korean variety shows and is now one of the top tourist destination in Seoul.
What makes Noryangjin Fish Market so well-received among both locals and travelers is the wide selection of fresh seafood on offer. Some head there to buy seafood back home but many more choose to have them steamed and cooked in various ways at the restaurants nearby.
Having a seafood feast at Noryangjin Fish Market is an eye-opening experience no one should miss out on, but it may be intimidating for first timers and those who are not able to speak Korean. Follow our tips in this guide and you will be able to conquer Noryangjin Fish Market like a pro!
We have also included a rough estimate of the prices of fresh seafood as well as cooking services at the restaurants in Noryangjin Fish Market. READ ON
Most people regard one-north as the CBD of the west, but little did we know that this part of Singapore also happens to be a budding little dining enclave, filled with hearty eateries and stunning cafes.
We all know how important a good cuppa is to get us through a work day, so here are 8 cafes in one-north that you should definitely pay a visit to for great, revitalising coffee. The best part is that they are all within walking distance from one another.
Nothing perks us up on a hectic work day than a top-notch cup of properly brewed coffee. Here are 8 cafes in one-north for you to get your caffeine fix.