13 Desserts Around Bugis To Treat Yourself Because You Deserve It

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Bugis is a popular hotspot for numerous attractions; from brightly coloured murals to hip cafes for scrumptious brunch, significant cultural sights and 2 huge malls to shop till you drop.

After taking in all the sights under Singapore’s burning sun, spending some time in an air-conditioned environment while savouring a dessert is very much well-deserved.

Whether you need a quick break or just need a pick-me-up, here are 13 Desserts Around Bugis To #TreatYourself.

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8 Local Traditional Snacks That Singaporeans Love Because Old is Gold

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Singapore is known to be a paradise for foodies due to the plethora of cuisines available and we’re proud to call this place home. Traditional snacks tend to get overshadowed by more popular foods but there’s something about them being so simple that we love.

Old is gold; these snacks are comforting and really brings us back to our younger days. Here are 8 traditional snacks that we love and will definitely make you nostalgic.

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12 Places In Singapore That Serve Eggcellent, Egg-straordinary Eggs Benedict

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The egg is a versatile ingredient and one that everybody loves. It can be cooked in so many different ways, be it scrambled, hard-boiled, poached, or even emulsified along with oil to form a sauce (hollandaise). There are so many different types of dishes to choose from and applications of which to use this wondrous ingredient, but today, we are going to cover the classic brunch dish—Eggs Benedict.

A classic Eggs Benedict consists of two halves of an English muffin, each topped with either ham or bacon, a poached egg and drizzled with hollandaise sauce. The recipe might seem easy to pull off, but only a fair few have managed to impress. Here is our list of 14 places in Singapore for eggs Benedict that are truly, egg-citing.

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36 Food Places In Bukit Timah Including Cafes, Dessert Places & Korean Restaurants

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Bukit Timah spans over a very large (or rather, long) stretch of road in the west side of Singapore, and is home to a great variety of restaurants and cafes. However, it can be tricky to venture to these eateries; navigating winding roads amidst islands of neighbourhoods without a car is not the easiest mission for those unfamiliar with the area.

Despite its meandering paths and general inaccessibility to public transport users, Bukit Timah is home to a hidden enclave of great cafes including the likes of perennial crowd-favourite, Atlas Coffeehouse, as well as amazing restaurants in the vicinity such as the restaurant-cum-marketplace, Greenwood Fish Market, and classy Italian restaurant, Ristorante da Valentino.

To aid your pilgrimage into the area, here is our guide to Bukit Timah’s Restaurants & Cafes. Clear your schedules, it’s time to satisfy your tummies! READ ON

15 Omakase Restaurants In Singapore When You Want To Treat Yourself

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The concept of omakase revolves around allowing the sushi chef to decide on the choice of dishes to serve his or her customers and will typically consist of a series of plates, beginning with the lightest fare and subsequently proceeding on to the heavier dishes.

There’s so much to love about this culinary style—from the trust that diners give the chef to the chef’s expertise in featuring a menu that encompasses only the freshest produce of the season. An omakase meal often starts off with an assortment of sushi, sashimi, cooked dishes and seasonal vegetables with common mainstays such as otoro (fatty tuna belly) and sometimes even premium ingredients with the likes of uni.

What makes omakase intriguing is the fact that you never know what to expect. No one really knows what the chef might serve because the dishes vary according to the season. Make no mistake that meals such as these do not necessarily come cheap, but if you’re hankering for a taste of Japanese omakase dining at its finest, here is our list of 10 best Japanese restaurants for omakase in Singapore.

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Haw Par Villa – Not Just A Scary Theme Park, But An Escape Into Chinese Mythology

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Did you know that Haw Par Villa’s name derives from the Burmese-Chinese Aw brothers’ personal names?

Boon Haw means “gentle tiger”, while Boon Par means “gentle leopard”. The Aw brothers were behind the renowned household brand Tiger Balm, and Boon Haw had created Haw Par Villa as a gift to Boon Par in 1937.

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Haw Par Villa holds a piece of Singapore’s treasured past with a thousand statues and dioramas telling the tales of Chinese folklore, mythology, legends and history. It is hard to imagine that the theme park was a major local attraction during its peak in the 1970s and 1980s; particularly when Jewel Changi Airport just opened earlier this year.

Both of the attractions were created to draw in the masses. However, the stark contrast in the values of the different generations between the traditional cultural heritage site and Singapore’s latest dazzling crown jewel could not be more obvious. 

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10 Things to Experience, Eat and Do When You Visit Cheung Chau in Hong Kong

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Hong Kong is a vibrant city that prides itself in the abundance of things to eat, see and do. One of the best parts about Hong Kong is their proximity to nature and beauty through the islands that surround them.

While we have often heard about Lantau Island, a sleepy little island known as Cheung Chau has since emerged as a tourist hotspot after being thrust into the limelight in the 2015 historical sci-fi TVB drama, Captain of Destiny.

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12 Beef Bowls In Singapore That Are Absolutely Cow-forting

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The number of rice bowl shops opening up in Singapore in the last couple of months is significantly growing and among all the rice bowls out there, beef bowls are getting a lot of attention.

Beef bowl–also known as Gyudon–is a Japanese dish with thinly sliced beef on a bowl of rice, with a drizzle of light soy sauce on top. Beef bowls are really filling and appetising, and here is a list of the top 12 beef bowls that we love.

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