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Boon Lay Power Nasi Lemak (Square 2 @ Novena)

Whenever I bought lunch at Warung Kampung, I saw a long queue at Boon Lay Power Nasi Lemak next door. A quick search revealed that Boon Lay Power Nasi Lemak is a hugely popular hawker stall that originated from Boon Lay Place.  It is not only famous for their delicious nasi lemak but also for […]

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One Kind House – Organic Farm, Cooking School and 21st-Century Kampong

One Kind House is not your typical restaurant. I wouldn’t even call it a restaurant for it is housed in an old 3000-square-foot double-storey terrace house in Telok Kurau. It is an organic farm, cooking school, 21st century kampong” and art gallery all rolled into one. Former primary school teacher, 76-year-old Ng Swee Hiah, runs […]

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Harmony Nasi Lemak – Hidden Nasi Lemak Restaurant in Suntec City

No one has heard of Harmony Nasi Lemak. I mean, no one. Not even those who work in Suntec City Mall knows there is such a restaurant.  Harmony Nasi Lemak is also known as OSG, the music bar and kitchen just behind the taxi stand outside Suntec City Tower 1. It is called Harmony Nasi […]

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Local Delights Peranakan

Dulu Kala – The Peranakan Home

On a recent trip to Beauty World Centre, my parents and I discovered a hidden gem, Dulu Kala – The Peranakan Home. For those of you who are not familiar with this distinctively Southeast Asian cuisine, Peranakan or Nyonya cuisine is the marriage of Chinese ingredients and Malay spices and cooking methods, resulting in dishes […]

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Local Delights Peranakan

Nya Nya Cafe

A Peranakan cafe has opened up in Suntec City, taking over the place previously occupied by Cocoa Colony. This cafe is hugely popular with the office workers in the area and the cafe is jam-packed with people especially during lunchtime. Be sure to come down early and secure a place! Ayam Buah Keluak Rice can […]

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Penang Place Restaurant (Suntec City)

After the Penang Street outlet at Funan DigitaLife Mall moved to god-knows-where when the mall closed for renovations, my colleagues and I missed their tasty Penang dishes.  When this new Penang restaurant opened in Suntec City Mall, we decided to check it out so we made a book, and here we are!  Whatever Penang dish […]

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Chinese Desserts Local Delights

Beano (Millenia Walk) – Premium Soy Beancurd Desserts at Millenia Walk

Founded in 2004 by ex-banker Alan Yoon, Beano has been serving delicious and nutritious soymilk and soy beancurd using the only premium certified non-genetically modified soybeans from Canada.  After its successful flagship store at Everton Park, Beano has opened another outlet at Millenia Walk.  When Beano first opened in Millenia Walk, it only served soy […]

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Cafe Local Delights Western

Freshly Baked by Le Bijoux

Located at a corner of Killiney Road, Freshly Baked by Le Bijoux is an unpretentious bakery cafe owned and run by chief baker and owner, Audrey Tan. This bakery focuses on using natural ingredients to create artisan products. The cafe also serves brunch and gourmet sandwiches using their freshly-baked breads and meat supply from Huber’s […]

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Curry Times (Westgate) – Delicious Old Time Favourites

Any mention of Old Chang Kee will inevitably bring to mind their famous curry puffs with succulent curried potatoes, pieces of tender chicken,slices of egg and the curry full of herb and spices.  The good people behind Old Chang Kee know how Singaporeans love curry, they decided to give us the full works and Curry […]

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Chinese Local Delights

Lam’s Signatures (Marina Square)

I learned from my colleague that Lam’s Signatures had very humble beginnings. Lam’s Abalone Noodles was opened by a man called Ah Lam in the 1950’s selling mini wok noodles with various other zi char dishes in a small coffee shop. Over the years, it has grown in popularity and now has three outlets in […]