Rustic, humble yet magnificent in the way every component comes together, the food native to Penang is unrivalled in all aspects. Whether it’s stir-fried and brimming with heady aromas of wok hei, soupy or saucy, there really isn’t anything quite like it
This is nothing like the hawker fare we’re used to, we assure you. From the iconic char koay teow to the humble nasi kandar, we bring you some of our personal favourites whenever we visit this island off the mainland of Malaysia. Disclaimer, we’re well aware that we missed out on a few but then again, we only had 2 days. READ ON
Cooked properly, a simple dish like ramen could have the makings of something absolutely soul-satisfying. A warm, hearty bowl comprising good quality noodles, succulent meat and an umami-dense broth, ramen is something that we could literally eat at any time of the day—especially late at night after several rounds of drinks.
From places that sell ramen with the most innovation to the ones that keep it as real as it should be, here is our list of 12 ramen restaurants in Singapore, so good that you’ll regret not finishing every last drop. Sit tight, because this is going to be one heck of a drool-inducing ride.
While the idea of supper is frowned upon by the fitness community, especially those of you who are now embarking on your “new year, new me” journey, it’s unfortunately, something that’s inescapable, no matter how disciplined you try to be.
When you’re forced to stay up late either for work, or what not, late-night hunger pangs will strike inevitably, and that’s where we come in. Supper is a quintessential part of our diets (we’re not sorry) and as such, it’s our moral duty to always know where to go whenever we feel hungry at night.
The Eastern part of Singapore bustles with several late-night eateries, some well-known and some not so much. Whatever the case, you’re in luck because here, we have sussed 12 of the most highly raved night-time supper spots in the East.
2018 may have its many ups and downs—as do all years—and for all we know 2019 may come with its fair share of bumps as well, but the one thing that this new year promises, which we’re all insanely thrilled for is the fact that there will be a total of 9 long weekends—if you play your cards right and plan your leaves carefully.
That’s right, 2019 is going to be a year packed with long weekends and more importantly, opportunities to travel! Get out those pens and calendars because here, we give you the lowdown on the 9 long weekends in Singapore this year and the places that are worth travelling to during those periods!
It is such a shame that traditional bakeries are vanishing as Singapore’s economy progresses. The food industry is competitive and many older confectioneries have long given way to other profitable businesses. That comes as no surprise as Singaporeans are only willing to pay S$1 for a local treat, but have no qualms splurging S$10 on a premium cake.
Fortunately, several age-old establishments’ utmost dedication in serving handcrafted heritage delicacies have withstood the test of time and transient fads. The only worry is whether there would be young Singaporean artisans to take over this tough trade.
From halal-certified Lek Lim Nonya Cake Confectionery to award-winning Traditional Haig Road Putu Piring, here is our guide to 9 Traditional Bakeries In Singapore To Check Out.
When we talk about Singapore’s culinary landscape, one of the most iconic dishes that has earned itself international acclaim is none other than the famous chilli crab. Having received approval from both locals and tourists alike, most would agree that this is a quintessential Singaporean dish not to be missed. Anyone who argues about its origins is either lying or is terribly misinformed. Period.
While many seafood restaurants in Singapore have their own renditions of this local dish, the gravy is almost always a combination of sweet, spicy and savoury flavours, accented with chilli and tomato sauce. Dig into it with your bare hands to enjoy the full experience—yes, this is a meal that is meant to be messy so don’t be shy about licking the sauce off your fingers!
Hosting your overseas friends for a meal? Here are 12 Best Chilli Crabs In Singapore to introduce to them. READ ON
To say no to something as decadent and as addictive as Nutella would be almost deemed a crime—in our books anyway.
Whether you choose to have it spread over toast in the morning, in a milkshake to pair with your burger or simply on its own using nought but the tip of your fingers, Nutella is something we all love. Singaporeans are huge fans of the stuff, and it’s evident in the number of ways it’s applied in desserts.
In need of some of a sinful treat laced with chocolatey, hazelnut goodness? Here is our list of 14 of the best Nutella desserts that you can find in Singapore. READ ON
If you were only allowed to order one dish from any zi char stall for the rest of your life, we can bet that most Singaporeans would opt for a plate of perfectly fried har cheong gai.
Har cheong gai is Cantonese for prawn paste chicken, which is literally what it is; tender, succulent pieces of chicken that are coated with a batter comprising of flour and fragrant fermented shrimp paste before being deep-fried to perfection.
There are hundreds of places in Singapore that sell delicious, satisfying har cheong gai, but we have here is a list of the 16 best har cheong gai in Singapore that undeniably outshine the rest.