Seen a hdb coffeeshop? Now picture a place with 5 times as many stalls and rows and rows of tables & seats. That is a hawker center, in a Singapore context.
Almost every hawker center offer some specialty dish. Easily identifiable by the newspaper cuttings or pictures of local variety food show hosts displayed proudly on [...]
Eating, as we all know is Singaporean’s favourite past time. As a result, there are eating establishments all over the country! As with all things, we have our favourites too!
Must try local favourites, available at most hawker centers, are:
1. Fried carrot cake – not the cakey kind, these are little cubes of rice flour and [...]
Formerly known as Telok Ayer Market, Lau Pa Sat Festival Market is located in the hub of Singapore’s busy financial district and it has a history that dates back to 1894 when it was a Fish Market on the island. The building was faithfully restored in accordance with the design of the original by engineer James MacRitchie.
Check out Smith Street, at the junction with Trengganu Street, more popularly known as Singapore’s Food Street.
There are pushcart stalls selling barbecue seafood, local desserts such as glutinous rice balls, satay, tze char and other local favourites.
This is one of the places that have tables and chairs set up on the road itself, allowing for alfresco dining.
Coffee and toast for breakfast? Head over to coffee shops like Killiney Kopitiam and Yakun for a stack of traditional charcoal-griled bread toast, and a cup of coffee-sock coffee!
Must tries are the kaya toast and soft-boiled eggs.
Kaya is a local spread of egg and coconut that tastes great with toast!
The eggs are served half-boiled and you get to crack [...]
What is Singapore’s national pastime? Eating! That’s right! When dining in Singapore, you’re spoilt for choice, with local favourites like char kway teow, roti prata and satay to Mediterranean, Japanese, European and American cuisine.
Try the alfresco waterfront dining at the Marina Bay, One Fullertown, Clarke Quay and Boat Quay.
Fine dining with a breathtaking sky view [...]