To the world and most Singaporeans, our Little Red Dot is known for her lush greenery and clean streets, bustling Orchard Road and ever-vibrant nightlife and skylines. However, many don’t realize once you look past the touristy spots, there’s so much more to Singapore than meets the eye.
If you have a penchant for exploring new ground and want to get away from the skyscrapers just for a day, here’s our guide to island hopping in Singapore!
No plans for this weekend? Check out St John Island, Lazarus Island and Kusu island — it’s the perfect getaway from the hustle of city life.
For anyone who doesn’t know what tutu kueh is, they’re little steamed rice-flour cakes filled with delicious fillings such as peanut, coconut and occasionally chocolate or gula melaka.
In Singapore’s waning hawker scene, stalls such as Tan’s Tutu are a glimmer of hope for its revival and renewal. Now run by Tan Bee Hua, Tan’s Tutu has been more than 80 years in the making. Daughter of Tan Yong Fa, the inventor of Tutu Kueh himself, continues his legacy through her day stall at Havelock and her newer outlet at Clementi.
Read on to find out more about the longest-running tutu kueh stall in Singapore!
Taking over the space of the now-defunct D’Zerts Cafe is the newest hidden gem in the East of Singapore, The Forage Cafe by Thirteen Honey in Simpung Bedok. Their extensive menu features a plethora of all-day brunch, pasta and mains. What’s great is that they also are trying to incorporate their own farmed honey (from Malaysia) into all their dishes as a sugar replacement!
That’s not all! If you were a fan of D’zerts Cafe’s sweet creations, you’ll be happy to know that D’zerts still supplies bakes and desserts to The Forage Cafe.
If you’re in the mood for some freshly-baked buttery, crisp croissants and pastries, you’re in luck because we’ve found a bakery nestled in Joo Chiat that serves just that.
Established in August 2019, Petit Pain specialises in bread and pastries such as croissants, danishes and escargot rolls. Check out what we had from this cosy bakery and our thoughts on their bakes!
Jewel at Changi is the most talked-about mall in Singapore right now, with star-studded food halls including Shake Shack, Burger & Lobster and the returning A&W. Queues are out-of-this-world and many restaurants have yet to be explored.
For our Muslim friends, we’ve got your covered with this list of 8 Halal Restaurants in Jewel at Changi to dine at with your family and friends. From Korean chicken to Western delights, you’ll definitely find an option that will please everyone.
The Michelin Guide Singapore has just announced the awardees of the Michelin Stars this 2019. Along with the recent release of the 2019 Bib Gourmand Award Winners, this is one of the most thrilling food-related announcements we will hear this year! We are always on edge to hear who did not make the cut and more importantly, who did.
Will the awardees of last year stay at the top? Which new players will enter this coveted Hall of Fame?
With today’s grand reveal, we are super excited to see which restaurants remain on this list and who some of the newer recipients are of the highly-prized Michelin Star. Whether you agree with this list if up to you to decide when you eventually pay them a visit after this announcement.
Read on to see the results of the 2019 Michelin Guide Singapore!
Yishun – the place where most Singaporeans poke fun at for their mysterious yet somewhat hilarious happenings. However, what some don’t know is that it’s a pretty poppin’ place filled with all sorts of hidden foodie gems! Just think cheap laksa, army stew and crispy har cheong gai!
Here’s a list of all the nosh we think are worth making a trip down to Yishun for – regardless of what crazy things you may find when you’re there!
Located at 313 Somerset is LaLune Croissant. With the current craze over bubble tea and pretty pastries, LaLune is set to wow you with their colourful array of drinks and croissants full of delicious fillings.
LaLune’s drinks have zero preservatives and artificial flavouring, only using freshly-brewed teas and all-natural fruits. Their little tea bottles also add a wonderful touch being so compact.
Did we mention LaLune was opened by a local NTU graduate? It’s a great time to #SupportLocal with so many big franchises from overseas popping up in Singapore.