Food – Singapore


PO Singapore – Updated Local Classics At The Warehouse Hotel, Popiah And Hokkien Mee Goes Upmarket

PO at newly restored The Wardhouse Hotel at Havelock Road, can be considered a tribute to food from our “Popo” – an affectionate way we call our grannies. Food served includes family-style dishes inspired by grannies’ recipes, and humble local classics which are given an updated twist. The chef-consultant behind PO is no stranger to modernised local food. Chef Willin Low behind Wild Rocket, is one of the first to introduce Mod-Sin food in Singapore in a bigger way. Disclosure: I had this meal with Willin himself, who wanted to dine at PO as a regular customer for the......

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Food Anatomy – Kawaii Cubes Of Nasi Lemak, Laksa Pasta, Beef Rendang at Tanjong Pagar Centre

Food Anatomy – Kawaii Cubes Of Nasi Lemak, Laksa Pasta, Beef Rendang at Tanjong Pagar Centre

Almost too pretty to eat, these deconstructed savoury cake-sized items from Food Anatomy are Instagram-able down to each colourful layer. Catering directly to the calorie-counting OL crowd at Tanjong Pagar Centre (just outside the MRT gantry), I find the prices surprisingly affordable too. The cosy 14-seater is their first...

December 15, 2016
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Ya Hua Bak Kut Teh – Goes Upmarket At Raffles City and Takashimaya. Hope They Can Keep Standards Consistent

Ya Hua Bak Kut Teh – Goes Upmarket At Raffles City and Takashimaya. Hope They Can Keep Standards Consistent

Ya Hua Bak Kut Teh is going places, recently opened downtown at both Raffles City and Takashimaya Shopping Centre basements. I am all for our hawker delicacies moving from humble stalls and shops into swanky commercial malls, provided if they can keep the taste more or less consistent. Consider...

October 18, 2016
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7 Restaurants To Bring Your Foreign Kakis For Modern Local Fare. Plus Get $10 OFF Your Bill!

7 Restaurants To Bring Your Foreign Kakis For Modern Local Fare. Plus Get $10 OFF Your Bill!

This question keeps popping up. Some international guests and friends (I shall call them collectively ‘kakis’ here) arrive at Singapore for a holiday and visit. Where should we bring them to experience some Asian and local delights, other than the hawker centres (and Michelin starred restaurants)? An all-you-can-eat buffet...

August 19, 2016
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