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.
From Cajun-spiced crustaceans to glorious grilled seafood platters and everyone’s favourite Singapore-style chilli crab, sunny Singapore has them all for seafood lovers.
Yes, there really is no shortage of seafood restaurants. Whether you fancy an unpretentious meal at a humble zi char stall in a coffee shop or a more chi-chi experience at a posh restaurant, we’ve got you covered with today’s installation.
Heck those cholesterol levels and whatnot, because we are all going on a ‘see food’ diet! Here are 12 amazing seafood restaurants in Singapore for the freshest seafood.
One classic sweet treat that we can never get enough of—not to mention in Singapore’s unforgiving heat—is ice cream.
There are a plethora of places in Singapore that sell great ice cream whether it is the artisanal kind or the commercial kind, but some places stand out more than others. Here is a list of 22 ice cream shops in Singapore to help you get the very best ice cream when those sugar cravings hit you.
One of Singaporeans’ favourite pastimes is cafe hopping. We are always on the hunt for new aesthetic cafes to satisfy our craving for artisanal bakes and tasty food, solid cuppas as well as a reason to update our Instagram accounts. But despite our love for cafes, we tend to stick to the ones that are located in more accessible areas, rarely venturing into unfamiliar territory.
However, little does anyone know that there are actually some pretty good cafes tucked away in far-flung corners of Singapore that deserve way more recognition than they are getting. Here, we have 10 ulu cafes in Singapore if you ever want time away from the world.
While we admit that burgers aren’t exactly the healthiest food choices around, nothing beats sinking your teeth into a succulent, tender burger oozing with melted cheese and stretching your mouth to the fullest in attempt to taste every single element in a mouthful.
Thankfully for us, Singapore has plenty of options when it comes to burger joints—from fancy restaurants to wallet-friendly hawker stalls, there is surely something for everyone no matter what your budget is.
Yet, for our Muslim friends, finding a burger joint may prove to be a bit of a challenge given how many of them are not Halal-certified. No matter, because here we have sussed out 8 Muslim-friendly burger joints in Singapore that are worth forgoing your diet for!
These days, drinking games no longer revolve around King’s cup and a bunch of card games. Sure, those games are everyone’s go-to especially after having countless rounds of ‘Never Have I Ever’ with your old friends during your catch up sessions, but when nights like these become mundane, all we need is an extra boost other than alcohol.
Yes, while we may all agree that everything seems more fun and intense after having chugged down a pint (or two) of beer in a couple of seconds, there are several arcade-style bars in Singapore that have taken nightlife a notch up.
Now, retro-themed arcade consoles, electronic beer pong tables and plenty of dart machines take centre stage in elevating your nightlife, making sure that you have one hell of a memorable time.
For those of you who are searching for a place that offers more than just average bar grub, live music and irresistible happy hour deals, look no further than at these 7 arcade-style bars in Singapore.
There is plenty of things that Singaporeans can be grateful for but the one thing that we simply cannot do without is our vast array of local food that stems from our heritage and culture that spans across all races.
It goes without saying that when it comes to our local cuisine, we Singaporeans are fanatically passionate about it and it shows with the many Singaporean food festivals that take place all over the world for students and people working abroad who just can’t fathom the absence of our local delicacies in their bellies.
Come this National Day and the month of August, a number of fast food chains, restaurants, bars and cafes have decided that it’s time to upkeep the true spirit that is Singapore’s unyielding gastronomic scene by coming up with a slew of new Singaporean-themed edible treats, infusing both local flavours and flair into their various offerings. Here is our guide on 12 new dishes that pay tribute to all things Singaporean.
The nature of food is such that it is oh-so subjective. The best way to accommodate everyone’s palate and varying preferences? An extensive buffet featuring a dazzling array of international cuisine with choices that will leave you in a huge dilemma.
Singapore has no shortage of superb buffet spreads that lure you in with top-notch food displays, quality dishes and impeccable service by the amiable chefs. The smorgasbord of all-you-can-eat restaurants even includes Halal-certified options to cater to the expansive Muslim market.
With a few of the halal buffets being relatively new, it is time you stop procrastinating the next meet up and check out these Halal-certified hotel buffets. Free-flow grub and a jolly good time? It really does not get any better than this!
Here are 10 Halal-Certified hotel buffets in Singapore to indulge with your Muslim friends. READ ON