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Tekka Centre Best Hawker Food Adventure @ Singapore's Little India


Tekka Centre located in Singapore's Little India is a foodie haven, especially of Indian cuisine though the hawker centre has Malay, Chinese, Western and even Sri Lankan stalls.

Yue Lai Xiang Delights @ BLK 22 Sin Ming Road. United Colours of Artisanal Mee Hoon Kueh & Ban Mian Noodles


Buddy jio (invited) me to join him at Yue Lai Xiang Delights at block 22, Sin Ming Road for mee hoon kueh and ban mian - two comfort dishes which I like.

NOT Singapore Tours by Betel Box. Rediscover Kampong Glam & Chinatown with Music. Don't Waste your SingapoRediscovers Vouchers


Betel Box tours always stand out because it not only open our eyes, mouths (for tasty food) but also our minds. Betel Box tours experience is transformational as it changes our way of seeing Singapore beyond the recycled 
clichés in brochures and magazines.

Honest Review Horiginal Beef Noodle with Oxtail & Short Rib. Are we Seeing the Creation of an Original Singapore Beef Noodle?


Horiginal Beef Noodle stall serves a beef noodle like no other in Singapore - truly an original. Founder Micheal Ho and business partner / head chef Randy Pang strive to create a new Singapore beef noodle that could become the next "bak chor mee" of Singapore - a homely comforting national staple.

Yakader Muslim Food @ Tekka Market. Singapore's Briyani Wonderland


Tekka Market in Little India is a briyani lover's paradise. There are more than 10 different hawker stalls serving this popular dish at affordable prices. To pick a stall to try, I circled the three rows of stalls and stalked them for a while until some stallholders recognised me before I ordered anything 😂

Pro Tips on Best Food Stalls @ Haig Road Market & Hawker Centre


Haig Road Market & Food Centre is not a big hawker centre but it has several famous stalls which attract foodies from all over Singapore. (Here are the top stalls listed according to stall number, not by ranking.)

Charcoal Traditional Toast @ 24 Sin Ming Road. Champions League Kaya Butter Toast Benchmark


After a big lunch, as usual Aaron will need a little more before he feels full. So, I suggested coin prata at 24 Sin Ming Road since I heard so much about it but haven't tried it yet. Since we were here, Aaron ordered coffee and toast as well 🤷 The coin prata was nice but it turned out that it was Charcoal Traditional Toast that wowed me.

Honest Review of Song Kee Fishball @ 100 Yio Chu Kang. Flagship Stall of Top Singapore Fishball Noodle 松记餐室


Today, I finally tasted the famous Song Kee fishball and her kiao fish dumpling at their flagship stall at 100 Yio Chu Kang Road. It is next to Serangoon Stadium and 10 - 15 minutes walk from Serangoon MRT station.

Honest Review Ah Sing Teo Chew Minced Meat Noodle @ Hong Lim Hawker Food Centre. Is the New Kid on the Block a Chip Off the Old Block?


By now, most fans of the legendary Ah Kow bak chor mee would know that he has retired. His stall unit at Hong Lim Market & Food Centre has been taken over by Ah Sing Teo Chew Minced Meat Noodle 亚诚潮州肉脞面.

Review of Ah Ter Teochew Fishball Mushroom Minced Meat Noodle @ Amoy Street Food Centre


I had late lunch today at 3pm at Amoy Street Food Centre. Almost all the stalls were closed this Saturday afternoon. I nearly gave up combing the two storey hawker centre when I spotted Ah Ter Fishball Mushroom Minced Meat Noodle.

Bakery Brera & Fine Foods. Artisanal Panettone & Stollen Singapore


If you are still shopping for panettone and stollen for Christmas, check out Bakery Brera & Fine Foods at block 8, Empress Road (just next to the hawker centre near Farrer Road MRT station).

T.G. Fish Porridge @ Haig Road Hawker Centre. One of the Best Teochew Fish Soup I've Tasted


I stumbled upon T.G. Fish Soup at Haig Road Food Centre using the most primitive way of food hunting. Stalk the hawker centre for stalls with the longest queues. In the Internet age, there are far more efficient ways to "hunt" for food but that would take away all the fun of a real food hunt 😄

Stall name: T.G Fish Porridge

Address: 14 Haig Rd, stall #01-50, Singapore 430014 (stall in Haig Road Market & Food Centre)

Hours: 8:00am - 3:00pm

Pro Tips on the Best Food Stalls @ Geylang Serai Malay Market Hawker Centre


Geylang Serai Malay Market & Food Centre is the Halal food central of Singapore hawker centres. There are over 60 food stalls on level two above the wet market. People from all over the island join residents to shop and eat at the famous food stalls here. These are the 10 most popular stalls in Geylang Serai Food Centre. (List is according to stall number, not ranking.)

Restaurant Quality Hawker Lunch @ Claypot & Cooked Food Kitchen @ #02-83 Chinatown Complex Green Zone


I've been to Claypot & Cooked Food Kitchen 砂煲小厨 @ stall #02-83 in Chinatown Complex food centre many times. I organise meet ups here with full confidence as the meal will always leave my eating buddies in awe with its excellence (without breaking my bank).

Singapore River to Chinatown Heritage Food Trail 到大坡走走,找美食


This self guided walking food trail takes you through historic sites from Singapore River to Chinatown with two delicious hawker centre food stops (plus an optional traditional pastry shopping stop).

The walk aims to give you a deeper appreciation of our heritage hawker culture by tracing its roots from the time of Raffles to today. The trail can be completed within an hour or 2 - 3 hours including meals.

Pro Tips on What to Eat @ Hong Lim Hawker Food Centre Singapore


There are over 60 food stalls over 2 storeys at the popular Hong Lim Market & Food Centre in Chinatown. Eating here for decades, these are the stalls I took the most calories from. Tell us what are your favourites too 😋

Shao Teochew @ Frankel Avenue Menu & Review. Oh that Marinated Chilled Roe Crab! 🦀 烧


Shao 烧 positions itself as a casual Teochew restaurant and it is exactly that. It's not the traditional Teochew restaurant the likes of Ah Orh or Chin Lee but the personal interpretation of youthful boss, Jack who was born and grew up in the cradle of Teochew cuisine in Swatow, China.

Puteca Abate Deli & Bistro. Excellent Italian Street Food at Friendly Prices in a Hip Hangout


We met up for lunch at Italian owned Puteca Abate at Keong Saik Street and enjoyed their excellent pasta, panini (sandwiches), roasts and pastries. I will be back because Putera Abate is centrally located, serves delicious food at reasonable prices in a pretty and cosy space with cheerful vibes.

Painting the Town Red with Singapore Artist Tung Yue Nang in Chinatown 邓汝能


If you have been to Singapore Chinatown during the last two years, you might have stumbled upon an artist painting or drawing a street scene. He is non other than Tung Yue Nang 邓汝能.

Teck Kee Cooked Food Sheng Mian. Longest Queue "Singapore Ramen" @ Kebun Baru Ang Mo Kio 德记熟食


I have been on the look out for good noodle stalls in Singapore, and so when I saw uncle Bob shared this sheng mian 生面 from Teck Kee Cooked Food 德记熟食, I couldn't wait to taste them myself. I did today, and they were really delicious.

Where to Eat Empurau ● Most Expensive Unforgettable Fish in Singapore 忘不了


Today is my first time tasting the legendary Empurau or "unforgettable fish 忘不了". It has the reputation of being the most expensive fish in Singapore and Malaysia. We had it at Zai Shun Curry Fish Head in Jurong East near Yuhua Village Market & Food Centre.

But, what makes the Empurau fish, unforgettable?

Where to Buy Panettone & Pandoro Italian Christmas Bread in Singapore? What is the Difference?


Recently, buddy was obsessed with traditional Italian Panettone & Pandoro bread and I caught the craziness from him. Now I don't know who is more nuts about these delicious breads. Gifting and eating panettone & pandoro is a revered Italian holiday ritual.