When it comes to hawker food, hokkien mee is always a favourite of locals. According to Wikipedia, the Singaporean version of hokkien mee was created after World War II by Chinese sailors from the Fujian (Hokkien) province in Southern China. It uses a combination of egg noodles and rice noodles, stir fried with egg, pork,
Chicken rice is one of the most popular dishes in Singapore as it is simple yet satisfying. It is also the easiest take-out food that you can conveniently eat with one single spoon as the meat is usually deboned. For this article, we will explore the best chicken rice stalls in the west side of
The annual mid-autumn festival, or mooncake festival, falls on the 15th day of the 8th month of the Chinese lunar calendar. This is one of the traditional festivals that almost every Chinese person celebrates in the world. It is based on Chinese mythology – the moon goddess, Chang’e. On this day, the moon is believed
Glutinous rice dumplings, or bak chang (in Hokkien) is a Chinese traditional food that is usually eaten during the Dragon Boat Festival. This festival falls on the 5th day of the 5th month of the Chinese Lunar Calendar, which will be on 3rd June 2022 this year. The festival was originally held to remember Qu
We can now travel to Johor Bahru (JB) freely, much like before COVID. It’s always been a great destination to shop for groceries, get a manicure or new hairdo, watch movies and even have fun at karaoke with friends and family. Here are some tips for you to shop at JB. Local products that are
SINGAPORE—The Russian owner of Dumplings.ru is donating 10 per cent of his restaurant’s sales in deliveries for humanitarian efforts in Ukraine. Vadim Zoubovski, 51, has not lived a day without fearing for the safety of his family and relatives in Kyiv and parts of Ukraine since the war broke out in February. He is a
Like Hainanese chicken rice or chili crab, laksa has long been considered a defining signature dish of the Singapore identity. Derived from the Persian word for noodle (lakhsha), laksa comprises thick chewy rice noodles served in spicy coconut milk soup packed with ingredients such as cockles, large prawns, and sliced fish cake. Other varieties available
We may be known as a nation of foodies, but our desserts are also not to be belittled. From traditional to modern, here are some of the nine best dessert spots in Singapore! 1. L’eclair Credit: leclairpatisserie @ Instagram Credit: leclairpatisserie @ Instagram L’eclair is Singapore’s first eclair specialty store, and they have some of the prettiest
Thai food has steadily grown in popularity in Singapore, and standards have certainly kept up as well, owing to Singaporeans’ taste for spicy and tangy foods. Here is a round up of some of the best Thai cuisine places there are, at decently affordable prices! 1. Jai Thai In the heart of the industrial area
For many entrepreneurs, conceiving and building a unique business idea from the ground up is not easy. But the restaurant Pope Jai Thai is one of those rare, up-worthy businesses that have stood the test of time. Some might know Pope Jai Thai, as one that serves good food and employs those with special needs.
Prawn noodles are undoubtedly one of the unsung heroes of Singaporean cuisine. While not as famous as chicken rice, nasi lemak or even mee pok, every Singaporean has his/her favourite prawn noodles, and it’s definitely a comfort food for many of us growing up. Despite Singapore’s hot sweltering climate, no one can say no to
By Vibrant Dot StaffCredit: crestaurant @ Instagram As Perth celebrates a diverse population, the city offers a wide selection of mouth-watering cuisines, including Modern Australian, Chinese, Italian and Indian. Here are the top 10 restaurants in Perth that guarantee will satisfy your taste buds while roaming in this peaceful city of southwest coast of Australia.
How much would you pay for a burger? One of the best burger restaurants in Amsterdam, Lombardo has come to Singapore recently and will be having their opening on the 11th of October 2019. Located on Duxton Road, Lombardo was brought into Singapore by a Singaporean and has become the first international franchise of the
Eye-popping colours, natural pandan fragrance, grated coconut sweetness.. These are the trademarks of Nyonya kueh. Some may wonder, what counts as kueh? Interesting fact is, there is no strict definition of “kueh”, but rather a general term used to describe snacks, which often can refer to cakes, pastries, cookies and other confectioneries. It seems there
Feeling awkward and lonely while eating alone? Well, good news! You don’t have to worry now because there’s a new hotpot restaurant in JB that lets you dine with other diners so you won’t feel lonely. Ideally situated in Kulai, Xing Fu Xiao Guo (幸福小鍋) is the first-ever steamboat restaurant that offers matchmaking services to
Are you looking for a place where you can enjoy some of the best Nasi Lemak here? This fragrant rice dish made with rice, coconut milk and pandan leaf is commonly found in Malaysia, but it’s also considered one of Singapore’s native delicacies. As the years go by, many chefs have innovated and made this
Buffets can be expensive in Singapore. That’s why JB has become one of the go-to destinations for cheap and good food for many Singaporeans. Here, we have gathered 9 best cheap buffets in JB. 1. Cafe BLD @ Renaissance Johor Bahru Hotel Ideally located in Renaissance Hotel, Cafe BLD is a halal-certified restaurant that serves
Although its menu isn’t as extensive as some Chinese restaurants in Singapore, Michelin-starred Din Tai Fung remains one of my favourites in terms of finely cooked Chinese cuisine. Unlike some of the Chinese restaurants featuring fiery Sichuan-style dishes, the food served at Din Tai Fung is generally mild yet delightfully flavoured. Here are 12 must-try
Ideally located near the border checkpoint, Johor Bahru City Square has become one of the most visited malls by tourists, especially Singaporeans. The mall has a wide selection of restaurants, clothing stores, cafes and entertainment facilities. Despite having many food choices at the mall, do you know there’s also a lot of good food within
When friends ask me what’s a must-eat cuisine in Singapore, I’d say zi char (tze char). Cooked with a lot of love, the Chinese cooking mixed with culinary twists from other cultures has united many people over a hearty meal. There are so many zi char joints in Singapore, and you may have your favourite
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