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10 Quick Bites in Ang Mo Kio Central

You know how it is when you have a movie to catch at night and we need to have dinner first? Or you just want to have something fuss-free before your next meeting? The trick is to grab something easy to eat and to make that quick meal just as enjoyable, have it with Coca-Cola. It makes food tastes better and that ice-cold sensation refreshes you and gets your senses …

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Fishball Story @ Golden Mile Hawker Centre

Being a hawker is not an easy job – the long hours and the heat are but some of the challenges hawkers face daily. This is why, it’s so tough to get the next generation to take over the wok. This is why, we are seeing so many foreigners being hired to cook because younger folks don’t want to. So I really truly admire Douglas from Fishball Story. He is …

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Hajah Maimunah Restaurant @ Arab Street

Hajah Maimunah Restaurant is one of the more highly acclaimed Malay restaurants in Kampong Glam offering traditional kampung-styled cuisine. It has won many hearts and has even been featured on celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain’s television show. When our Australian friend, Jayne, came to Singapore for a visit recently, we brought her here for lunch to let her have a taste of the many different types of Malay food. My favourite …

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Chey Sua Carrot Cake @ Toa Payoh

Fried carrot cake is a common Teochew dish that you will see in every hawker centre. The white one is more savoury while the black one uses dark soy sauce to give it sweetness. Over the years, many hawkers have adapted to changes and even get their carrot cake from suppliers. But there are some stalls that still hold on to the traditional cooking method that passed down from the …

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Ah Hak Bak Kut Teh @ Kai Juan Coffeeshop

Balestier is the hub of bak kut teh, there are countless bak kut teh stalls along the road. Just a few days back, I had my lunch at Ah Hak Bak Kut Teh in Kai Juan Coffeeshop (or some called it Kai Juan BKT). What captured my attention first was the very old school interior. From the rusty gates, to granite floor, patterned bowls and wooden tables, it made me …

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