Food – Singapore


The Local Box - Satay Chicken Nasi Lemak And Salted Egg Chicken Rice At Tanjong Pagar

The Local Box at Tanjong Pagar started out as a local foodie’s dream, serving familiar local favourites in a takeaway box. I also noticed that the food tasted healthier, and included more vegetables than the average stall. Meals at The Local Box are created to be rooted in Singapore’s local flavours, and additional vegetables is currently provided free of charge to promote a more well balanced eating lifestyle. HPB peeps, are you reading this? I have learnt that owner Samantha left her corporate job in a media agency to open this causal eatery. As someone who previously worked around......

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Jin Ho Mia - "The Good Life" Hotpot With Flavourful Soup, Seafood, Sio Bak And Instant Noodles

Jin Ho Mia – “The Good Life” Hotpot With Flavourful Soup, Seafood, Sio Bak And Instant Noodles

Interesting, what’s with all the Hokkien-named restaurants of late? Jiakpalang, Jiak Kang Tang, Jiak, Kueh Ho Jiak, Chiak, Ho-Jiak. The first one or two can be cute. But after too many similar-sounding ones, differentiation and branding can be tricky. “Jin Ho Mia” which means “a really good life” in...

September 18, 2017
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[Closed] Jiakpalang Eating House - Local Zhi Char Dishes Modernised. Expect Har Cheong Roulade, Kopi C Pork Collar, Yuzu Lala

[Closed] Jiakpalang Eating House – Local Zhi Char Dishes Modernised. Expect Har Cheong Roulade, Kopi C Pork Collar, Yuzu Lala

2017 can be the year of Mod-Sin. Restaurant Labyrinth won a Michelin Guide; Nasi Lemak became a burger; and Lobster Nasi Lemak getting a 2-hour queue. Is Jiakpalang Eating House, the new makan spot at Alexandra going to be next in line? The name “Jiakpalang” is a playful take...

August 16, 2017
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Folklore - Singapore Heritage Cuisine by Chef Damian D'Silva, Worth The Visit At Destination Singapore Beach Road

Folklore – Singapore Heritage Cuisine by Chef Damian D’Silva, Worth The Visit At Destination Singapore Beach Road

People have asked me when the next food trend is, and I said Singaporeans would likely go back to “heritage food” and “back in the roots”. It wasn’t surprising to find Folklore full-house on a weekend evening. I saw large families, groups who brought other ang moh friends, all...

August 11, 2017
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Beach Road Scissors Cut Curry Rice - Branch At Upper Thomson. Gooey, Messy Hainanese Curry Rice

Beach Road Scissors Cut Curry Rice – Branch At Upper Thomson. Gooey, Messy Hainanese Curry Rice

Beach Road Scissors Cut Curry Rice 美芝律剪刀剪咖喱饭 was one of the pioneers of Scissor Cut Curry Rice, somewhat like your chye png stall with ingredients cut up for easier consumption, drenched with various gooey sauces. The Hainanese shop has opened a new branch at Upper Thomson, taking over the...

August 10, 2017
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