In the more popular areas of our bustling city, finding a place to eat alone and away from the constant stream of people can be quite a challenge. While going solo is not uncommon elsewhere in the world, in a collectivistic society like ours, there is an innate social pressure associated with eating by yourself.
Even though there are a multitude of places to choose from, here is the catch: in a country where dining alone tends to be frowned upon, life is that much harder when looking for a meal option away from the judging eyes of fellow diners. To help our fellow hermits out there, here are 11 food places in Singapore for solo diners.
You may have tried many different renditions of Bak Kut Tehs in Singapore – ones with herbal soup bases or ones with spicy white pepper stock. Well, for those who love this homey, heart-warming clay pot of soup, we have great news for you – Restoran Kota Zheng Zong Claypot Bak Kut Teh has opened in Singapore at Holland Village!
This popular Johor Bahru-based restaurant started from humble roots, beginning as a mere push-cart. With over 40 years of experience and cooking their special herbal Bak Kut Teh over a charcoal flame, they are undoubtedly one of the best Bak Kut Teh restaurants in Malaysia.
We had a taste of their dishes including their Signature Claypot Bak Kut Teh, Braised Pork Leg and their White Pepper Pig’s Maw Soup. Check out what are the dishes you can look forward to at the new Kota Zheng Zong Bak Kut Teh Singapore.
It is no secret that Bangkok is a night market paradise that has something for everyone. Even if you aren’t a diehard shopaholic, Bangkok’s night market scene has everything from food to entertainment to services, making it a versatile destination that should be at the top of everyone’s itinerary.
While many people tend to patronise the more common markets such as Chatuchak Weekend Market, Pratunam Market and Palladium Night Market, Bangkok is home to a plethora of other night markets that are less explored and frequented by tourists.
For the full local experience and significantly smaller crowds, here is a list of 11 less known night markets in Bangkok that you can visit on your next trip to the land of smiles.
In this day and age, the wanderlust is strong, especially amongst youth who want to get out and experience the world before they grow old.
It can be easy to be swept away by the glitz and glamour of travelling portrayed by influencers and your friends on social media but sometimes, our budgets aren’t very supportive in funding our travels.
However, fret not as there are many gorgeous places to check out that won’t hurt your wallet and one of them is Bangkok. While Bangkok is already known for its cheap shopping, food and massages, this bustling city has a number of free things to see and do that’ll help you cut costs yet enjoy yourself at the same time.
Located at Downtown Disney in Anaheim, California, Salt & Straw is a well-known ice cream brand that has been serving up scoop after scoop of delicious and uniquely-flavoured ice cream since 2011.
Set up by cousins Kim and Tyler Malek, Salt & Straw has since been included on lists of America’s best ice cream, and only rightfully so for their innovative flavours which uses main ingredients that have all been locally sourced.
Everton Creamery, a hidden café nestled in Tai Seng’s iconic BreadTalk IHQ Mall, has some really good desserts. They specialise in premium gelato flavours, alongside waffles and a small selection of coffee.
Located right smack in the middle of neighbouring offices, Everton Creamery is one of the go-to ice cream shops in Tai Seng. We were immediately attracted to its cute storefront, boasting pastel décor, ice cream posters and a dazzling array of gelato flavours.
Check out what we thought about the place!
Those who do not go to the area often will think of Ubi as a very remote place with nothing more than just industrial buildings and perhaps a couple of coffee shops. It doesn’t help that its name is so similar to the word ‘ulu’.
However, though unexplored by many, the area has tons of hidden food gems serving the cheapest and most delicious food around. Here is our list of 7 places that you may wish to check out, no matter if you’re working around the area or not!
Who doesn’t love a good buffet? We can definitely all appreciate a good lineup of some amazing local nosh and scrumptious spreads from a myriad of cuisines. What makes Atrium Restaurant’s buffet even better? It’s finally gotten their official Halal certification!
Atrium Restaurant at Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium is re-launching its buffet lineup with new signature dishes, live stations as well as halal dishes. You can look forward to a buffet spread chocked full of local delights as well as cuisines that will take you on a culinary flight across the globe.
Expect live stations preparing Singaporean fares such as Hainanese Chicken Rice, Mee Siam and Laksa, as well as Atrium Restaurant’s signature Chilli Crab. Seafood lovers can indulge in a vast array of fresh seafood on ice and even a whole baked fish complemented by 6 varieties of sambal sauce.
Atrium Restaurant has also revamped its desserts buffet to cater to all sweet tooths. There will be a Cendol live station and Durian Pengat alongside their selection of delectable cakes and kuehs! If you’re feeling nostalgic, the buffet has its own ice cream bicycle where you can get your favourite childhood ice cream with colourful bread or wafer biscuits!
If you’re looking to have a great meal with your loved ones, we have a deal that will make this meal even sweeter – quote ‘ladyironchef’ upon making your reservation to enjoy a 1-for-1 buffet with a glass of complimentary soft drink from now until 30 November 2019.