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Halal

Ashes Burnnit – Handcrafted Halal Burgers

It’s been a long while since I last had a good burger because Fatburger & Buffalo’s @ Novena Square has closed down. Thankfully, I didn’t have to look very far. I found Ashes Burnnit at Golden Mile Food Centre which also sells halal burgers. I have heard some rave reviews about this hawker burger stall opened […]

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Korean

Samjin Amook – Korean Fishcake Specialist with 50 Years History

I have been having this huge craving for Korean fishcake skewers. I was planning to go to Dookki just for the Korean fishcake skewers, until a Google search revealed that Sanjin Amook in ION Orchard specializes in Korean fishcake skewers.  Not only does Samjin Amook specialize in Korean fishcake skewers, it is Korea’s oldest Amook […]

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Western

Fish & Chicks (Square 2 @ Novena) – Asian Fusion Western Dishes

I was trying to decide what to eat for lunch one day when my colleague told me, “You should try Fish & Chicks in Square 2 Koufu. They have this Mentaiko Pasta with Grilled Mentaiko Salmon which is simply the best.” I have heard quite a lot of positive reviews of Fish & Chicks from […]

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Japanese

Maru Ten Udon – Delicious Handmade Udon in United Square

I was exploring United Square when I discovered another interesting eatery. It was located at the basement of United Square, diagonally opposite Lap Vietnamese Restaurant. It is a small Japanese restaurant called Maru Ten Udon that only serves curry rice, udon and rice bowl. The menu is simple with just 10 udons, 6 curry rice […]

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Vietnamese

Lap Vietnamese Restaurant – Vietnamese Restaurant in United Square

I discovered Lap Vietnamese Restaurant when I was exploring United Square. As the name suggests, this smallish restaurant which can seat 20 people specializes in Vietnamese cuisine. It is located next to Food Junction so it should be quite easy to locate. The menu features spring rolls (goi), baguettes (banh mi), noodles (pho), rice dishes […]

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Chinese

Herbal Claypot Bak Kut Teh (188 Cafe) in Balestier

The bah kut teh commonly found in Singapore is the Teochew peppery type like the ones I had at Old Street Bak Kut Teh. I can’t take the peppery spiciness so I was delighted when my friend introduced me to Herbal Claypot Bak Kut Teh in 188 Cafe. 188 Cafe is an “atas” coffeeshop with […]

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Vietnamese

Golden Mile Banh Mi – Vietnamese Baguettes and Spring Rolls

I have been eyeing this stall outside the Thai Supermarket on level 2 of Golden Mile Complex. Golden Mile Banh Mi specializes in the Vietnamese baguette called banh mi.  Local Singaporeans affectionately call Golden Mile Complex “Little Thailand” because almost all the shops and restaurants in there are all Thai. I was surprised to find […]

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Snack

Golden Banana – Sinfully Delicious Fried Fritters in Golden Mile Complex

I was making my way to Y Cube Mookata Buffet when I noticed a long queue at the entrance of Thai Supermarket in Golden Mile Complex. I didn’t have the time to queue then but I made a special trip to find out what so many people were queuing for. It turned out to be […]

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Chinese

Lao Beijing – Revamped Menu with Premium Ingredients

When I was young, my mother used to bring me to Lao Beijing for their hi-tea dim sum buffet. I loved the har gow, siew mai, char siew bao … I stopped going to Lao Beijing after they stopped the hi-tea dim sum buffet.  Lao Beijing has recently revamped its menu. The revamped menu features many […]

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Street Food

Tai-Croissant – Taiyaki and Croissant Fusion Pastry Snack

I have been craving for some taiyaki, the fish-shaped Japanese snack. When I passed by Tai-Croissant at the basement of Clementi Mall, I couldn’t resist getting some. Tai-Croissant originated in Taiwan in 2015 and it came to Singapore in 2018.  Tai-Croissant specializes in taiyaki with croissant skin. There are 13 sweet and savory flavors to […]