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[ 26 Dec 2015 | No Comment ]

The increasing popularity of Korean food in Singapore means that there is no shortage of eateries offering a wide spread of Korean cuisine. From time to time we chance upon a new place offering not only great tasting food but also good value for money; and when we do so we cannot wait to share our experiences with you.

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[ 24 May 2015 | No Comment ]
bus with Sea games 2015 sponsor

A bus sporting 28th SEA Games sponsor advertisement 
With just two weeks to go to the start of this year’s SEA Games in Singapore, preparations on the island nation are in full swing. The 28th SEA Games is slated to be held from 5 to 16 June 2015 and will see athletes from 11 nations competing in 36 sports and 402 events, including regional sports such as dragon boat, silat, and sepak takraw. Host Singapore is expected to field its largest SEA Games contingent ever and is aiming to secure at least 50 …

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[ 18 Jun 2013 | No Comment ]
Tom Yum Kungfu, Singapore

Steamboat or Hot Pot is featured significantly in many Asian culinary traditions. Japanese ‘Shabu Shabu,’ for example, is a worldwide famed hot pot dish which requires no introduction. ‘Huo Guo’ on the other hand is well loved in China and different regions have developed their own variations. While not as famous as the first two, the Thais have their very own ‘Mookata’ (the name means ‘Pork Pan’ in English) which allows diners to cook raw meats and vegetables by dipping them into hot soup, as well as cook them by …

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[ 5 Mar 2013 | One Comment ]

Yet Con Restaurant at Purvis Street
Tucked away amongst rows of colonial-era shophouses along Purvis Street is Yet Con, one of the oldest names in Singapore’s chicken rice business. We were recently informed that this is one of the few places on this little island that still serve chicken rice prepared in the traditional Hainanese way, and so that Saturday afternoon the crew visited to sample their renowned Hainanese chicken rice and some of the other highly recommended dishes on their menu.

The vintage exterior of the restaurant (above), and pillar engravings …

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[ 1 Jul 2012 | One Comment ]
Black kakuni ramen at Menya Musashi Singapore

Menya Musashi outlet at Raffles City Shopping Centre
We were told recently that a new Japanese restaurant, belonging to purportedly the best Ramen franchise in Japan, has just opened its doors in Raffles City Shopping Centre. That’s a pretty serious credential for a ramen store and therefore, we were more than keen to try it out. The arrival of Menya Musashi has definitely spiced the ramen scene in Singapore up a few notches higher. On any given day, this can be evidenced from the perpetual queues that form up outside Menya …