Singapore – Northeast


Big Street – Chilli Crab Prata Wrap At Jalan Besar, Opens Till 3AM During Weekends

Big Street is another one of those café-restaurants going under the radar, located in a conservation shophouse along Jalan Besar. There are some promising elements – local and fusion food, comfortable-enough interior, with free wifi. It is also accredited by the Ministry of Social & Family Development as a pro-family and handicapped friendly F&B establishment, and welcomes children, the elderly and guide dogs. On paper, that ticks almost all the boxes. However, what about that ‘hipster’ element, whatever that word means. It needs to be ‘cool’ to hang out, and is perhaps demonstration that any new F&B businesses in......

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[Closed] Truly Test Kitchen - Hawkerpreneurs Set Up Coffeeshop, Big-Portioned Food At $2, $3.50, $4.50!

[Closed] Truly Test Kitchen – Hawkerpreneurs Set Up Coffeeshop, Big-Portioned Food At $2, $3.50, $4.50!

Updated: Truly Test Kitchen has ceased serving walk-in customers and is now offering delivery-only services. Taxi uncle got lost bringing me to Kampong Ampat, even though he sounded with great confidence of knowledge of its location. I was going to Truly Test Kitchen, which is the Version 2.0 of...

January 22, 2016
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Big Lazy Chop 大懶排 - "Da Lan Pai" Serves Huge Indo Curry Crayfish Noodles And XL Ribs At Short Street

Big Lazy Chop 大懶排 – “Da Lan Pai” Serves Huge Indo Curry Crayfish Noodles And XL Ribs At Short Street

Does anyone find the name “Da Lan Pai” 大懶排 mildly offensive? Maybe try saying it in another dialect. I was actually more amused than anything, at the tongue-in-cheek derivation from Hong Kong’s cooked food stalls. “Big Lazy Chop” is the literal translation, and the actual name of this dining...

December 28, 2015
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