Behold, salted egg—the holy grail ingredient used in many dishes here in Singapore. Over the past few years, salted egg has blown up in the local food scene and many restaurants, cafes, and eateries have put out insanely creative dishes using salted egg; and we love it! It is hard to resist anything salted egg, really.
From seafood dishes such as salted egg crab and salted egg prawns, to even salted egg burgers and pasta, we see this ingredient used in so many different cuisine types—both in Asian to Western cuisine.
Come forth and join us in celebrating the love of salted egg at www.saltedeggshiok.com, a special website designed as an aggregator for all the best salted egg dishes on our island! Tag your favourite dishes with #saltedeggshiok on Instagram and stand to win prizes that include a FREE trip to Japan!
Yes, this is one website to bookmark because you get both handy information and to win prizes!
Sumo Bar Happy is the latest project from the team behind Standing Sushi Bar, Tanuki Raw, Shinkansen and The Secret Mermaid. Helmed by the team behind a handful of successful dining establishments, we naturally have very high expectations for this place.
The one-day-old ramen, tapas and sake bar is a delightful addition to Waterloo Street, which is just a stone’s throw away from Bras Basah MRT Station. Eat your way through a selection of Japanese ramen bowls, donburis or have some homemade tapas accompanied with their signature one cup sake.
If you are looking for a casual dining place which does not compromise on service or quality of food, Sumo Bar Happy is the place to check out. READ ON
An award-winning tempura and tendon restaurant from Asakusa, Tokyo—Shitamatchi Tendon Akimitsu has opened in Singapore with its first outlet at Plaza Singapura.
With more than 128 years of culinary experience, Shitamatchi Tendon Akitmisu promises to impress all diners with authentic tempura and tendon. Furthermore, Chef Tanihara Akimitsu, the founder of Akitmitsu and 5th-generation head chef of Dote No Iseya, had flown over to Singapore to personally provide training to the crew at its Plaza Singapura outlet. Now, that is some dedication.
Excited to have a taste of their famous recipe, we made our way down to their Plaza Singapura outlet on their grand opening day. We’d go out on a limb and say that this is one of the best places to have tendon in Singapore.
We call forth all foodies! The Restaurant Association of Singapore brings to you the inaugural Singapore Restaurant Festival (SRF) that will take place from 01 July to 30 September 2017. The festival is an extension of the highly lauded Singapore Restaurant Month having seen its success for the past two years.
This year, the Singapore Restaurant Festival has adopted a ‘Flavours of Singapore’ theme, garnering more than 50 restaurant brands with over 200 eateries that offer a range of Chinese, Western, Middle-Eastern, Italian, Korean, Japanese, Indian and buffet restaurants. During this three-month period, expect great savings when you dine at participating restaurants island-wide.
DBS and POSB cardmembers are entitled to purchase the Singapore Restaurant Festival Dining Voucher Set worth $100 at a discounted price of $70, redeemable at over 200 participating restaurants. That’s a whopping 30% discount! The vouchers come in denominations of $25 and can be combined up to $100 value per bill.
In addition, the participating outlets will also offer attractive deals and discounts for cardholders during the event. Here’s everything you need to know about the food festival of the year!
As one of the reigning Asian Tigers, Hong Kong is a bustling hub frequented by people from all walks of life. The cosmopolitan city’s cuisine is no longer confined to just cha chaan tengs and dai pai dongs, but now entails an eclectic mix of artisan coffee shops, specialty dessert stores, third culture gourmet and whatnot.
Home to a myriad of local traditional teahouses and swanky fusion restaurants, visitors will find themselves helplessly captivated by Sheung Wan’s refreshing diversity. So head over to hipster neighbourhood Sheung Wan and see for yourself what the old and new generation of Hong Kong natives have to offer!
From long-standing dim sum establishment Lin Heung Tea House, award-winning yakitori restaurant Yardbird (ranked as Asia’s 45th best restaurant in 2014) to new speakeasy bar Neo Cocktail Club, here is our guide to Bars, Cafes and Restaurants in Sheung Wan, Hong Kong.
A cafe by day and bistro by night, SHINISE is where you can get hearty food, live music, coffee, beer and baked goods all at one destination. The vintage cafe is housed in a pre-war heritage building centrally located in George Town, Penang.
Their food menu is inspired by Western eats but the creative minds behind the team at SHINISE has incorporated local influences in certain dishes to turn it up a notch. As such, visitors can expect to see fusion creations on their dining table that are mostly priced below RM30/ S$10.
The aesthetic appeal of Sinpopo Brand will first catch your eyes then lure you into the cafe. Then, it is the vintage-retro and laidback vibes that will charm you and entice you to take a seat.
With a menu of traditional local favourites with modern interpretations, Sinpopo Brand is an extremely charming retro café that sits amongst the many shophouses in Joo Chiat. It is one that never ceases to impress, both with its vibe and food.
Based on feedback from its regulars, Sinpopo Brand has introduced several new dishes and drinks which are more familiar with the locals. Now, let us discuss the dishes that are worth your calories and will make you want to visit the cafe.
While we are on our journey to find the more affordable Korean eateries in Singapore, there were many hits and misses and we are glad to say that Sunny Korean Cuisine is one of the better ones we have tried so far.
Located in West Coast Plaza, an outlet mall which is a few bus stops away from Clementi MRT Station, Sunny Korean Cuisine offers cheap Korean classic dishes below S$10. READ ON