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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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Centre Satay Bee Hoon @ Ang Mo Kio

When people in Ang Mo Kio crave for satay bee hoon, this is the stall most people visit. I don’t eat satay bee hoon frequently, but among the ones I have tried, Centre Satay Bee Hoon is most memorable one. Satay bee hoon is a fusion between Chinese and Malay dish, which combines rice vermicelli with kang kong, cuttlefish and drenched in satay sauce (peanut sauce). Mr Tan has been …

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Tian Tian Hainanese Chicken Rice – The Taste Test Between Anxin Chicken VS White Broiler

Coming to Tian Tian Hainanese Chicken Rice feels like coming back home – enjoying a plate of chicken rice and listening to conversations being made in Hainanese, just like what happens in my family during Chinese New Year (I can hardly speak Hainanese though, but I understand it). While the chicken rice dish itself may be as common as the air we breathe, those that have transcended the norm to …

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