With swanky malls like ION and 313 Somerset, who even goes to the older drabby ones such as Far East Plaza? Unless you’re thinking of getting a piercing or tattoo, you’d probably not set foot in there.
Well, then you’re missing out. As shabby as Far East Plaza looks in comparison to its glammed-up neighbours, this shopping centre is an absolute gem for affordable eats in the town area.
Whether you’re in the mood for a spicy Thai dinner or hearty zi-char feast, you can always fall back on this mall. We’ve put together a list of 10 budget-friendly eateries at Far East Plaza for budget days. READ ON
The Circuit Breaker has made it increasingly hard for us to satisfy all our cravings, especially for our Muslim friends who do not have as many options to choose from.
Therefore, we have compiled a list of Muslim-owned and Halal-certified eateries in Singapore that offer islandwide delivery. We will be adding more to the list, do share with us if you know any hawkers and local eateries that offer islandwide delivery.
Stay home and stay safe everyone!
We’ve all been there. It’s late, the clock’s ticking, and no matter how hard you try, you just can’t sleep. Or maybe it’s another night of burning the midnight oil, latent stress of deadlines impeding your rest. Or perhaps you’re just a night owl, preferring to expand your energy when the moon is high in the sky. Whatever the reason, past a certain hour, after the remnants of your dinner has long evaporated, hunger pangs start once more, rendering ineffective whatever it is you’re trying to accomplish.
The next time this happens, instead of subsisting on yet another packet of chips, grab your keys and wallet, and head down to one of these Muslim-friendly late-night establishments. Better yet, call a few of your fellow insomniacs for a late-night food hunting session – after all, food always tastes better when enjoyed with others right?
Featuring everything from dim sum to full-fledged zi char restaurants – yes, there is more to Muslim-friendly late-night snacking in Singapore than your usual prata options – here is a list of 15 places that offer midnight makan menus suitable for our Muslim friends. Because when living in a food haven like Singapore, you should never have to go hungry regardless of the hour!
From steaming baskets of siew mai to liu sha baos (salted egg yolk custard buns), dim sum is a well-loved staple among Singaporeans.
Yet, we are firm believers that the best dim sum should not only be yummy, but affordable too. Tang Tea House is a halal dim sum eatery at Simpang Bedok known for their budget-friendly scrumptious dishes.
For those who are still mourning the departure of Kenny Rogers Roasters in Singapore since they announced it in April, dry your tears because they are making a comeback in Singapore.
Kenny Rogers Roasters will be opening in JEM during the second week of October 2019 (they have yet to confirm the official opening date) and our Muslim friends will be happy to know that the new Kenny Rogers Roasters is halal-certified.
Saunter around and you would see NTUC, Cold Storage, Giant and Sheng Siong scattered all around the island, easily at one’s disposal. Singapore houses an extensive range of supermarkets that offer international products, fresh organic produce and basically anything under the sun, in the case of 24/7 Mustafa Centre.
These supermarkets do provide a decent selection of halal products that cater to the expansive Muslim market. However, most of the time, Muslims here are more tempted to cross the Causeway for the dizzying array of halal products.
The prevalence of halal grocers in Singapore is still relatively unknown and most consumers get their recommendations merely through word of mouth. These hidden gems could definitely use a lot more publicity so more can source locally for their halal butchered meat, deli supplies, cooking essentials and frozen food stocks.
With the demand for halal goods rising exponentially over the years, there is no better time to discover these halal grocers than now. Here Are 4 Halal Grocers In Singapore For Fuss-Free Halal Supplies.
Nestled within the contemporary and sleek XY Hotel Bugis Singapore is Kava Bistro. This cosy little bistro and cafe is run by a family dishing up Halal-Western fare that are fused with Asian flavours.
With a swan floatie drifting through the pool seen overhead through the transparent panel while Queen’s Radio Ga Ga played in the background, stepping into the space that Kava Bistro occupies is like entering a problem-free world.
From Classic Cheeseburgers to Kava K-Pop Drumlets and Ondeh-Ondeh Cinnamon Rolls, Kava Bistro’s unique food selection and charming ambience enraptured us within the first few minutes we were here.
Tucked away at Kallang Wave Mall is Omoomodon, serving Halal Korean fusion rice and noodle bowls with a unique twist. Omoomodon is pronounced as ‘Omo-Omo-Don’. ‘Omo-omo’ is derived from the popular Korean slang “Oh My!”, while ‘don’ is translated to bowl in Japanese. The Korean expression in the name is used to depict pleasant surprise when their diners tuck into tasty customisable fusion bowls.
The wallet-friendly prices mean you will not have to break the bank. With the option to customise your meal exactly how you want—from your own rice bowl to a warm bowl of ramen or a delicious plate of steak—there are endless possibilities to what you can choose at Omoomodon.