April is an eventful month with the opening of many new restaurants, cafés, and eateries, livening the food scene while famed overseas brands bring in exclusive Singapore-only menus.
The most exciting news this April has to be the launch of the highly-anticipated Jewel Changi Airport. Its whopping 112 dining spots include big international food names that are shaking up the country such as popular American burger franchise Shake Shack and A&W. In other parts of the island though are bursts of excitement for bubble tea fans and café hoppers both in town and in the West of Singapore.
Here is our line-up of 10 openings in April for interesting dishes such as Laksa Soufflé and Cheesy Beef Dons as well as some greatly missed Coney Dogs.
At some point, it became a Singaporean norm to use tissues and name cards to reserve seats in coffee shops and hawker centres — or “chope” as we like to say it colloquially. Ever since the aptly-named Chope launched and rapidly took root in Singapore, they’ve extended the same ease of reservations to restaurants. The hassle of booking a table has become as simple as a tap on their app or on their website.
The latest news from them will unleash the foodie fanatic in you. It’s time to make your way to the land of gastronomical paradise because ChopeDeals is celebrating the first mega food flash sale event of the year!
For one day only, on 28 March 2019, get ready to snag great deals from midnight. ChopeDeals Foodie Paradise Sale 2019 has over 180 delicious dining deals in Singapore to leave you spoilt for choice! There is going to be 1-for-1 deals and up to 50% off cash vouchers from their extensive line-up of restaurants which includes Duckland, Tsukiji Fish Market Restaurant, and PizzaExpress.
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Peanut butter. Fitness junkies consider it a superfood high in healthy fats, never failing to include it in their protein shakes, smoothies and morning toast while others—like us—appreciate it for its sinful appeal. Adding it into a dessert or even a dish provides a heightened butteriness accented with a nutty flavour that is just pure bliss.
As a flavour of ice cream, on pancakes, layered into a decadent chocolate cake or even slapped on a savoury beef burger, here is our list of peanut butter-laden dishes in Singapore loaded with nutty, buttery goodness. You’ll fall in love #3 in a heartbeat.
Lee’s Confectionery, the newest gem in the West of Singapore, is tucked away in a quiet neighbourhood of Jurong East. Near the entrance of an HDB carpark, it’s a sight that would intrigue many. Its glass walls display a stark white interior that plays up its minimalist decor as well as a glass display filled with an assortment of gorgeous haute pastries.
Lee’s Confectionery is not just a pretty rarity in the West of Singapore. It’s an exhibition of passion and a work of heart and soul, fuelled with a sense of nostalgia.
It’s official, Singaporeans love to eat and eat well. For the average working adult, cooking at home is a chore, which explains why eating out has become a daily ritual for most, if not all. But gone are the days where dining out lavishly could only be done on a special occasion. With apps such as Entertainer, which constantly provide us with solid dining promotions, dining out at our favourite restaurants on a typical work night will never hurt—wallet-wise.
That’s right, we’re talking about succulent steaks fit for a king and brunch-style delights most people reserve only on one-off weekends—all at 50% off! Interested? Then you’re going to want to carry on reading because here is our list of 10 restaurants in Singapore where you can enjoy 1-for-1 deals, making eating out at your favourite restaurants a more frequent and painless affair.
Most of us give no second thought before digging into foods that are high in gluten, such as pasta, bread, pastries and of course, beer. For the uninitiated, gluten is essentially a mix of proteins that can be found in wheat and its related grains, which includes barley and rye.
Granted, gluten can be found almost everywhere as it is found in many of our staples. Though gluten is not explicitly detrimental to our health, a gluten-free diet comes packed with multiple health benefits such as reducing the risk of heart disease and promoting of healthy weight loss.
The idea of cutting out an ingredient so common just seems too repelling and troublesome, especially on days when you’re out and about looking for a treat to cure your sweet tooth. Fret not, for here are 7 places in Singapore where you can find gluten-free desserts to indulge in without feeling like a glutton.
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!
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