Granny’s Secret @ OG Albert Complex

Traditional Popiah, S$3.80++

Yesterday, I was with my younger girl in Bugis area when it started to rain quite heavily. So we took the opportunity to have a pit stop at Granny’s Secret, located on the second floor of OG Albert Complex. Granny’s Secret is run by Yi Kou Wei 一口味, a chain of kiosks that specializes in… 

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High tea buffet @ 10 Scotts, Grand Hyatt Hotel

High tea live station

The BIG day is coming. Free time will be practically a non-existent luxury once Baby 2 arrives. The foodie BFF generously treated us to a leisurely weekday afternoon tea at the former Scotts Lounge, now renamed as 10 Scotts. This is my first time here after refurbishment, and I must say I really like its… 

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Peranakan Gastronomy Buffet @ Ellenborough Market Cafe, Swissotel Merchant Court

DIY rojak station

For just two weeks this month (2 to 18 April 2010), Ellenbororough Market Cafe (EMC) at Swissotel Merchant Court is serving a special Peranakan buffet. Following the success of last year’s Longest Peranakan Buffet at Singapore Food Festival, EMC has put together An Authentic Peranakan Gastronomy Buffet. As I didn’t get to try it out… 

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Old Long House Popiah


It’s been more than xx years since I last visited Toa Payoh Lorong 7 Food Centre. Actually, my primary school is just a stone’s throw away. On days that my best friend and I would go to Toa Payoh Library after school, we’d drop by the hawker centre for char kway teow first. Sadly, I’ve… 

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Homemade Springroll @ Bedok Food Centre

Popiah, S$1.20 per roll.

“You want popiah?” Ricky pointed to the stall behind me. Turning around, I saw a small sign saying that they make their own popiah wrappers. “Of course,” I replied. I’m a sucker for anything homemade. Do you realize how rare it is these days to find a hawker stall that doesn’t get its supplies from… 

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Good Chance Popiah


The first time I ate here, I was unimpressed, finding the popiah too simple for my taste. But subsequently, I began to appreciate the homey style of Good Chance’s traditional Hokkien popiah. Previously located at Telok Ayer Street, this family-run eatery has made a name serving roll-it-yourself popiah. In the old days, preparing popiah at… 

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