Spice lovers will always love the heat from the food that makes one’s face blush, sweat trickle and stomach churn from dusk till dawn. No matter how torturous it may sound, the excitement we get from eating spicy food will make the fiery blast that awaits us seemingly enjoyable.
Many of us absolutely love spicy food, yet our bodies cannot take the heat. However, as the saying goes, practice makes perfect. Believe it or not, spice tolerance can actually be built up over time.
There are some dining establishments in Singapore where you can choose the spice level of your food—an excellent idea for those who simply want to challenge themselves. If you are someone like that, we have compiled a list of 11 places in Singapore where you can up your spice level on your next visit if you are tired of playing it safe.
Treating yourself to alcohol can be no cheap affair in Singapore. With prices for beer towers costing as much as S$80, it is hard to not feel the pinch when it is time to foot the bill. Maximise your cash and get the most out of your drinking sessions during happy hours—which is undoubtedly the time when you can get the most value-for-money deals.
If you find yourself tight on cash on days when you need a pint or two, worry not, because we’ve got you covered. Happy hour just got happier with these 16 places in Singapore where you can get drinks under S$10. We kid you not.
Oysters are considered a luxurious treat in many parts of the world and they are highly prized by shellfish connoisseurs because of the decrease in supply in recent years. This saltwater delicacy comes in hundreds of varieties and each one of them carries their own unique taste and identity.
Oysters are bivalve molluscs that can be eaten raw, roasted or cooked, and most people prefer pairing them with luxurious wines. As with most premium seafood, oysters have their own categorisation—from grade 0 to grade 5—and prices are highly dependent on their respective grades. That means you can find both affordably priced oysters, as well as top-grade oysters that come with heavier price tags.
Our guide to 13 Best Places To Eat Oysters In Singapore gives you an overview of restaurants that offer the finest oysters so you can teleport yourself to oyster heaven.
One of the few food enclaves that rarely comes to mind is probably Goldhill Plaza. Unless you happen to live, work or send your kids for tuition around the area, this humble plaza would pretty much still be unheard of by most who don’t visit the vicinity.
But little does anyone know that nestled within Goldhill Plaza lies a fairly sizeable array of eateries and cafes—the options are pretty awesome too! From real-deal Italian fare, cosy Japanese food and even pub and grub spots for a night out with your mates, here is our list of 13 food spots to check out in Goldhill Plaza—you’re most welcome!
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The 2018 FIFA World Cup kicks off today in Russia with 32 countries competing for the title. Every year, people rejoice during the World Cup season because this means that they can watch the best football players in the world compete. This also means watching late night games with your football kakis and hosting fun gatherings with your mates.
Because of time zone differences, we usually watch these football matches live in the wee hours of the night. More often than not, people make a night out of it and head out to find an ideal bar or restaurant to catch the action live with other enthusiastic World Cup fans.
While most people gather in Central Singapore for big screening events with hordes of eager fans everywhere, some might prefer a cosy bar in their neighbourhood to watch the games. Either way, this list of 40 Bars & Restaurants In Singapore To Catch The 2018 FIFA World Cup will help you plan your nights out with your buddies. Olé, olé, olé!
The epitome of any Chinese feast and something that sets a good Chinese restaurant apart from a great one is the iconic Peking duck. A treat for the whole family, this delightful dish is loved for its crackly skin and tender meat that overwhelms the palate—in a good way of course.
Complete with the addition of hoisin sauce, sliced cucumbers and scallions before being wrapped in a thin crepe, Peking ducks that are well executed always boasts a delightful crunch on the first bite, followed by an addictive tenderness and flavour which takes your palate to a magical place. It’s no wonder this dish is regarded as China’s national dish.
Given its culinary complexity, not all Chinese restaurants serve Peking duck, but if you know where to look, then enjoying this dish on a regular basis need not be so hard. Here is our list of the best Peking duck restaurants in Singapore.
Whenever we talk about Japanese food whether it’s your humble conveyor belt sushi or a full-on gastronomic omakase experience, the same question never fails to pop up—is it worth the splurge?
Well, while a 500-dollar omakase meal may not qualify for a typical weekday dinner, there are in fact, plenty of Japanese restaurants of varying price points that allow even the most thrifty of individuals to have a pretty solid Japanese meal whenever they are craving for Japanese cuisine—even if they are on a budget constraint.
From top-of-the-line Japanese dining establishments to humble hole-in-the-walls, here is our list of Japanese restaurants in Singapore for every budget.
It would seem logical to conclude that chicken, or more specifically, fried chicken, is one of the best forms of comfort food around. Practically every culture has their own version of it—from the Koreans, the Americans and even Singaporeans.
Unless for health reasons (or dietary restrictions), it’s practically impossible to find anyone who dislikes fried chicken. The golden crust, the sheer succulence enclosed within its crusty exterior and the sensation you get the second your teeth sink into and through the crunchy layer to expose all that piping-hot chicken deliciousness—is frankly all it takes to transport us to gastronomic heaven.
The very thought of fried chicken on an empty stomach, or even on a cold, rainy day is enough to arouse our appetites, but enough of that, here are 22 best places to get fried chicken in Singapore.