Reviews

Truly Curry Rice @ Telok Blangah Drive – After 2 years, the young hawkers are still loving it!

Monday, 27 April 2015 Leave a comment Posted in: Hawker

Located at Telok Blangah Drive Food Centre, Truly Curry Rice serves an amalgamation of hainanese curry rice, mixed with many home styled dishes. Deniece and Joel took over Deniece’s dad’s hawker stall at Telok Blangah Drive when the latter reached retirement. They are now joined at the stall by Joshua, Joel’s younger brother. Adapting to grandma’s recipe, the duo gave up their bank job and spent their time cooking in …

Guest Hawkers from Penang at Malaysian Food Street

Friday, 24 April 2015 Leave a comment

Malaysian Food Street is bringing in three guest hawkers from Penang, who will be presenting their signature dishes from 20 April to 10 May. They are Hafaz from Mamak Mee Goreng of Penang Swee Kong Kopitiam, Ah Heng of Ah Heng Koay Teow Th’ng and the Kang family known for their Beef Noodles. First in my stomach is the Beef Hor Fun Soup ($8). I didn’t catch which part of …

Bloomsbury Bakers

Wednesday, 22 April 2015 Leave a comment Posted in: Cafe

There are a lot of talented bakers out there. But because of high costs of rental, they usually open a small bakery in a quiet neighbourhood. One of them is Bloomsbury Bakers. Located at a HDB void deck in Book Keng, Bloomsbury Bakers is opened by two friends who graduated from the famed Le Cordon Bleu London culinary school. I looked through their Instagram feed before my visit and it …

La Taperia – Spanish Fare Tucked Away in Orchard Road

Tuesday, 21 April 2015 Leave a comment Posted in: Spanish

Spanish cuisine is no foreign flavor to our city of perennial foodies but if you think you’ve had a taste of Spain worth ticking off your bucket list, try La Tapería by award winning Les Amis Group in Shaw Centre. Shoving aside gimmicks and celebrity chefs, this intimate Spanish nook opened late October last year is sharpening their knives to bring a wider repertoire to fill the market. Perched one …

BOCA – A Taste of Portugal in Singapore

Monday, 20 April 2015 Leave a comment Posted in: * Must Try *

Geographically situated on the South-western end of the European continent, bordering the Atlantic Ocean, Portugal naturally has a heavy seafood focused diet. As a former colonial power, Portugal’s empire reached far and wide from Brazil in the West, Angola in the South, to Macau in the East. The unique Portuguese cuisine was thus greatly influenced through spices, sugar, and coffee acquired from its vast colonies. For a taste of Portugal, …