Hainan Shaoye at Ocean Terminal

Hainan Shaoye - Homemade egg tofu topped with black truffle & bai ling mushroom cover

I was supposed to eat somewhere else in Ocean Terminal but it didn't look good so I decided to try Hainan Shaoye, a Singaporean restaurant specializing in Hainanese chicken.  ... [Read More]

Ya Kun Kaya Toast

Ya Kun Kaya Toast

 One of my most pleasurable meals in Singapore was at the original branch of Ya Kun Kaya Toast. They have branches in several malls but I suggest going to this branch where waiters yell the customers' orders and things get done fast amidst the seeming chaos.  ... [Read More]

Tiong Baru Market and Hawker Centre

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 As much as I enjoyed my experience at the Singapore Food Trail I still yearned to visit a real hawker center in Singapore.  ... [Read More]

Singapore Food Trail

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Any time I can eat in a hawker center is a good thing. I actually ate at the Singapore Food Trail twice last June. The first time was on the day I arrived and the next was with the whole group led by  KF Seetoh. ... [Read More]

Culinary Adventure at 2am:Lab

2am lab- tapioca crisp with peanut sauce & chicken skin rendng strips

I ate a lot of delicious street food when I was in Singapore last June but one of my most memorable experiences was the amazing lunch we had at 2am:lab. Chef Janice Wong wowed us with her molecular gastronomy using familiar Singaporean flavors.  ... [Read More]

Jumbo Seafood @ Dempsey

Jumbo Seafood @ Dempsey - chili crab

 My first day in Singapore was a very productive one. It started with a press conference for the World Street Food Congress 2013 then a few hours of shopping and eating with my cousin, followed by a wonderful river cruise and ended with a seafood dinner featuring some of Singapore's ... [Read More]

An afternoon with my cousin Jim in Singapore

Italian cookies from Brunetti in Singapore

 I went to Singapore last June to attend the World Street Food Congress 2013. I arrived early Sunday morning and I had a few hours free time in the afternoon. Those precious few hours were supposed to be 'rest time' but for me it meant speed shopping since that was the only free time I had ... [Read More]

The World Street Food Congress 2013

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Denmark's Porc Sandwich photo from: World Street Food Congress The good news is I'm off to Singapore to attend the World Street Food Congress through the invitation of the Singapore Tourism Board. I won't be able to update my blog for a while but do follow me on Facebook and Instagram to ... [Read More]

Lunch at Nasi Lemak

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When I came back from the USA last August, Nasi Lemak was the first restaurant I ate at with my friend Tisay who was in town from Hong Kong. I really like Singaporean food but haven't found any good ones in Manila. I've read in several blogs that Nasi Lemak is authentic so I decided to try it. ... [Read More]