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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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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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Popiah is almost as ubiquitous as chicken rice in Singapore. There’s bound to be at least one stall in every hawker center or food court, but most of them are just passable (if you’re lucky). Hence, the latest Tried & Tested mission taste-tests five famous popiah brands in Singapore. Conclusion: If you look hard enough, [...]

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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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“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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While queueing for Thye Hong’s fried Hokkien prawn noodles, I saw something irresistible at the adjacent booth — skewers of chicken wings being barbequed over a charcoal fire. Freshly grilled, glistening chicken wings — how could I say no?

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