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We Want Your Hawker Vote!
Don't just say you're proud of our hawker culture. Vote for them, their sustainability, and tell the whole world about it. Pledge your support for Singapore’s UNESCO bid for Hawker Culture and vote now!
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Makansutra Guide Singapore 2017
It has been almost twenty years since the first edition of the Makansutra Singapore food guide book was inked. And in this tenth edition, expect are over 600 street food and heritage reviews, complete with new finds and updated listings. For online purchase, click on more... MORE
 
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Café Mariam: The Freedom Briyani

He has a certain attitude, a sense of anger in him, and it’s all about his food culture. It’s the kind of food people I like to engage, learn and understand. He’s worked with the likes of Gordon Ramsay, Marco Pierre White and gigged in cruise ship kitchens and even moulded sushi and ramen in his 20 year career in the culinary industry. But here, in this crammed...MORE

Chong’s Yong Tau Foo: “Chiong” Yong Tau Foo”
If failure stops you, then you are not much of an entrepreneur. The hard core ones are not even worried about their skill and knowledge level when they want to make things better for themselves and the world at large. When I first met Ms Raye Tan, I knew she had a lot more than the usual single minded business folks do, she had stubborn gumption and guts. This serial...MORE
Chef Chik- The Second Chance Chef
When a talented person makes a wrong turn in life and takes a fall, it can be said that the hawker centres is one of the best platform for salvation. I have met many a former jailbird who found a new calling happily helming a little hawker kitchen and getting back on the grid. Chef Chik Ka Chung, an award winning Chinese chef, made some bad decisions when he headed...MORE
Uniquely Ours- Prawn Vadai
Latest: this stall has been shut down due to partnership issues as directed by the authorities. They will be seeking a new stall location. We will update as we get more information. Please call owner Stephen at 85884181.

The first thing boss Stephen Suriyah said before we began a proper chat was “I wrote to you in 2015 regarding your Deliciously Singapore videos about featuring our prawn vadai.” Those were...MORE
An Ultimate Makan Souvenir

Singaporeans travel a lot, more than many in this world. Because we are so receptive of world cultures, we have friends around the world, connected with that six degrees of separation. Your friends can bring back Chinese sausages from Hong Kong, banana chiffon cakes from Hokkaido, preserved mangoes from Philippines and fine dates from the Middle East, very recognisable snacking pleasures form those lands. But, what is the ultimate...MORE

Extremely Comforting Porridge
There are days when you don’t feel like eating anything despite your hunger. You have this notion that nothing much will please you and these are the days when you turn to … comfort food. They are usually not photogenic (instagramable in mod speak) but will lift your day, albeit for a few hours at least. Some resort to a good ol’ cheeseburger (that’s what Ironman aka Tony Stark aka...MORE
Uglylicious Cha Kway Teow
The first time I took the late Anthony Bourdain on a cha kway teow spin at a stall in Bedok some 8 years back, he glanced, took that first bite and, in vintage Bourdain style, gushed “How can something so ugly be so good”. And since then, every time we met, he would request “sha kwai shao”, his messed up pronunciation of this beloved sinful fried noodles. How great is...MORE
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