Inle Myanmar (Marina Square)

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My very first taste of Myanmar cuisine! Recommended by Gary, this is a recently opened branch; the original outlet at Peninsula Plaza is already an established joint frequented by Myanmar nationals living in Singapore. I’ve never been to Myanmar before, so I don’t know how authentic it is. But as far as food goes, I… 

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Ramen Santouka

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Yes, these are the famous pork cheeks of which there are only 60 portions served each day. Six slices of sinfulness, so incredibly soft they literally melt in your mouth. Divine. I didn’t have all six slices to myself. Good things are meant to be shared! Saturday’s lunch was with Keropokman and Momo; Camemberu was… 

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Bi bim myun (instant ramen with sweet spicy sauce)

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We hardly eat instant noodles at home, keeping some packs only for emergency situations, but I must confess to having a soft spot for Korean instant ramyun. Especially popular among Korean kids is this non-soupy, dry version. It’s a cold noodle dish — instant ramyun boiled, drained, cooled, and then dressed in sweet, vinegary gochujang… 

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CHIPPY British Take Away (The Central)

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Gosh! The Central is a ghost town on weekday afternoons! Two Fridays ago I was early for a 5pm appointment and snooped around the place. Most shops didn’t have a single customer. At CHIPPY, there was no one in sight, so I rapped on the tall counter and a head popped up as if abruptly… 

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