Food – Singapore


Wah Kee Prawn Noodles – From Hawker Stall To Restaurant At The Esplanade

From hawker stall to restaurant. Popular prawn noodle stall Wah Kee from Pek Kio Food Centre has expanded, with its first restaurant at The Esplanade. There are recent signs of hawkers going upmarket. Liao Fan Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken Rice & Noodle at Smith Street is one of the most obvious example. The benefits are clear – more room for expansion into many outlets, economies of scale, opportunities to go international, and very possibly as the inspectors are making their round… The converted Michelin Star or at least the Bib Gourmand. The choice of The Esplanade as......

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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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