15 Best Hokkien Prawn Mee 福建蝦麵 Stalls in Singapore

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Our obsession with food is mind boggling. Others eat to live, Singaporeans simply live to eat. Singaporeans are willing travel around our tiny island to seek out the best dishes and Hokkien Mee is definitely one of those favourites.

This humble and flavourful noodle dish made with rich stock, prawns, squid, pork belly, and lard cubes traces it roots Fujian province in China. Brought to South East Asia by early immigrants, the dish has morphed into different variations – the Malaysian variation uses dark soy sauce and thick noodles whereas the Singaporean variation uses thin yellow noodles with vermicelli.

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Capri Trattoria & Pizzeria: Singapore Italian Restaurant Review

“An Indimenticabile Experience”

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Capri, Naples is a popular resort island in the Italian region of Campania. According to new owner of Capri Trattoria & Pizzeria Fabrizio Anzolin, the idyllic decor of the Bukit Timah restaurant will particularly appeal to those who have toured Italy and been one of the gourmands in the culturally rich country.

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Trattoria Gallo D’Oro: Singapore Italian Restaurant Review

“A Work of Art”

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Executive Chef Silvio Morelli, the new owner of Trattoria Gallo D’Oro, is a pedant on Italian authenticity. According to the well-traveled fine dining chef, his trattoria is “not a restaurant, it’s a salon”, and considering he delivers a most passionate history lesson of his Italian travels every time you are served, that much might be true.

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Naumi Liora: Singapore Boutique Hotel Staycation Review

“Heritage staycation at Keong Saik”

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Opening its 2nd boutique hotel at Keong Saik road near Chinatown, The Hind Group uses the street’s heritage and nostalgia as its inspiration behind this bright orange shophouse turned hotel.

I had the good pleasure of bunking in this 79-room work of art for a night, soaking up the atmosphere personally.

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10 Best Teochew Porridge 潮洲粥 Stalls in Singapore You Have to Hunt Down Now

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Teochew porridge, also known in colloquial dialect as ‘Teochew Mui’ 糜 to foreigners is a really strange and peculiar dish to say the least as it is nothing like the mushy rice porridge or al dente risotto in any shape or form. Neither is it gooey like the typical Asian congee. So what exactly is it?

Teochew porridge is quite simply cooked rice grains swimming in a soupy broth (might be flavoured or plain) and consumed with a selection of Chinese side dishes like nasi padang. It refers more to a style of serving rather than a particular dish. Typical items a Teochew porridge stall will typically have include fried or steamed fish, minced pork meat, braised duck, pork intestines, eggs, boiled vegetables, fish cake, squid, tofu or tau pok and many more.  A popular breakfast as well as supper option amongst Singaporeans, Teochew porridge is comforting and delicious.

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Mojo Burps: Singapore Gastropub Review

“Unleash the Mojo”

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When the LA Clippers play after the Lakers on the same night at Staples Center, it takes a painstaking 2 hours for arena personnel to entirely convert the stadium’s theme. At 364 Tanjong Katong Road, where 7-month-old Mojo Burps is the evening resident of the daytime coffeeshop, this theme replacement takes far less time.

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