Food – Straits Chinese


Jia Yi Wan 加一碗 - Penang Cafe With Curry Noodles, Prawn Noodles And Korean Toasts (?), At Tanjong Pagar

Many Singaporeans are always on a look-out for authentic-tasting Penang food, and it is not easy for eateries here to re-create those flavours. Somehow, there is always that something missing. Let’s be honest here. Those who have been to Penang and eaten their street food would them unforgettable and unbeatable. I was curious about Jia Yi Wan 加一碗, which specialises in Penang cuisine. The eatery serves up Penang Curry Noodles ($5.80), Claypot Mee Tai Mak ($7.80), Chicken Horfun Soup ($5.80), Penang Prawn Noodles ($6.80), Penang Lor Mee ($5.80) and Penang Char Kway Teow ($5.80), and sounds rather promising. However,......

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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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Candlenut at Dempsey – World’s 1st and Only Michelin Starred Peranakan Restaurant

Candlenut at Dempsey – World’s 1st and Only Michelin Starred Peranakan Restaurant

Candlenut is awarded 1 Michelin Star in the Singapore Michelin Guide 2017 and 2016. Candlenut Singapore is the world’s 1st and only Michelin-starred Peranakan Restaurant. The restaurant helmed by Chef Malcolm Lee moved from New Bridge Road (starred in 2016) to COMO Dempsey (starred in 2017)....

November 16, 2016
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