Singapore in Second Place for Street Food
Singapore’s cuisine is reflective of its interesting position in Southeast Asia and the multi-cultured mix of Chinese, Malay, Indian, and Peranakan (Straits-born Chinese that intermarried with Malays) citizens who call the island home. The city’s specialties include Hainanese Chicken Rice, comprised of steamed chicken with a jelly-like layer with rice, cucumbers, chillies, and pounded ginger; chile crabs, which come slathered in a garlicky and fiery paste; laksa, a spicy Peranakan (Chinese & Malaysian) noodle soup; and satay, skewers…Read more
20 Jul 2012, Reuters
Drink Coffee Like a Singaporean
Photography by Edwin Koo for The New York Times
There are many ways to explore Singapore — through its casinos, its busy night clubs, its botanical gardens. As a youth there, I became well acquainted with its Burger Kings and malls. But I realized during visits from the United States that the most authentic view of the city is always at a kopitiam: one of the old-school coffee shops that dot almost every neighborhood in the country, serving up cheap breakfasts, uniquely Singaporean coffee and, later in the day, cold beer and simple meals….Read more…
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Singapore’s tourist appeal is as varied as its visitors are diverse. There is the country’s rich ethnic mix, its incredible post-independence transformation, its stunning architecture, its vibrant arts scene, its amazing shopping and its cuisine, which is so rich and diversified you could spend a lifetime exploring it on its own.
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Over 30 dining deals for couples in love. For some fuss-free Italian, take advantage of the Al Dente Trattoria set deal, which is $68++ for reservations made between 6-8pm and $88++ for the second seating on Valentine’s Day only…..FULL ARTICLE
Best Singapore Rooftop Bars
Never mind Singapore’s heat and humidity or the risk of heavy downpours, the recent boom of rooftop bars has tipplers and teetotalers eager to risk the weather to drink in the view: pink and orange sunsets over a sea of skyscrapers, the day winding down in busy Chinatown, night lights and laser beams painting shapes and figures in the sky ….. FULL ARTICLE
27 July, Suzy Q and Charlene Fang, www.cnngo.com
3 Unusual Singapore Hawker Stalls
A sous vide bath next to a kopi stall?
With low rents and news of more hawker centers to be built, many chefs are looking to Singapore’s great equalizer as a test bed for their culinary skills.
This new development is a boon for the local hawker scene, which of late has seen a slew of mass-market stalls sprouting up, producing more of the same; with no culinary flair whatsoever.
No wonder, these new hawkers are finding favor with Singapore’s foodies, happy to put aside their plates of chicken rice and char kway teow, and try something new, and at reasonable prices as well…… FULL ARTICLE
22 Dec, Aimee Chen, www.cnngo.com
Robuchon, Puck Spice Up Food in Land of Chili Crab: Singapore Dine & Deal
With the highest concentration of millionaires on the planet and two multi-billion-dollar casino resorts pulling in limousine-loads of Michelin-starred chefs, Singapore’s dining scene has changed like nowhere else in Asia in the past two years. Alongside brand names like Joel Robuchon and Wolfgang Puck, local chefs are also rising ….. FULL ARTICLE
5 Jan, Adam Majendie, www.bloomberg.com
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