Christmas 2023: 11 takeaways & deliveries for a cosy & merry meal at home

It’s that special time of the year again when joyful jingles grace the airwaves of shopping malls, and the iconic “Ho ho ho, merry Christmas!” exclamation of Santa Claus fills the air.

You might be planning to host an awesome Christmas party for your beloved family or closest friends but are clueless on where to start.

Don’t worry, before you get the jitters, I have compiled a guide of 11 takeaways and deliveries for a cosy and merry meal at home for Christmas 2023— you can thank me later by slipping a little surprise down my Christmas sock.

1. Neo Garden

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Neo Garden was established in 1992 and stands as a prominent figure in Singapore’s catering landscape, renowned for its extensive selection of buffets and event menus designed to cater to a wide array of events and occasions. 

They are not just a catering service but a trusted partner in crafting unforgettable and delightful experiences for you and your esteemed guests. Let Yuletide Blooms by Neo Garden kickstart your Christmas 2023 celebrations.

Enter a world where each culinary creation is a work of art. The instant your gaze meets their captivating pastel-themed menu, you’ll find yourself transported to an enchanting garden where flavours and hues waltz together in perfect harmony.

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Introducing the all-new Satay Turkey (S$214.70), a fusion of East and West, where succulent turkey is paired with a delectable peanut sauce. Each bite is a delightful explosion of fiery and nutty flavours. Complement this dish with ketupat, cucumbers, and raw shallots for a delightful medley of textures and tastes.

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Treat yourself and your guests to the exquisite Cold Seafood Platter (S$203.90), a lavish selection of ocean treasures including crayfish, fresh prawns, half-shell scallops, and black mussels. Dip it in tangy thousand island, cocktail sauce and a refreshing spicy seafood sauce. The platter also comes with a fish salad paired with a delicious mango salsa.

To cleanse your palate, savour the Mellow Lemon Tart (S$117.50), adorned with an elegant arrangement of dried fruits and nuts. The citrusy lemon imparts a tantalising touch of acidity that ensures you can relish more culinary delights without feeling overwhelmed.

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And what’s a Christmas feast without a log cake? Complete your experience with the 950g Yuzu Berries Log Cake (S$106.70). The refreshing yuzu combined with tangy berries offers a delightful conclusion to any meal.

Click here to start ordering.

1 Enterprise Road, Singapore 629813
+65 6896 7757
Mon to Thu: 9am – 7pm
Fri to Sun: 9am – 6pm
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2. Deli Hub 

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Deli Hub is a formidable presence in the field. Not only are they recognised as one of the largest corporate caterers in the industry, but they also take pride in their Halal certification, ensuring that everyone can partake in their offerings.

With 19 years of catering experience behind them, the Christmas menus offer a carefully curated selection of culinary delights, guaranteeing that your holiday feast is a testament to culinary excellence.

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Deli Hub offers a versatile range of options. There are convenient drop-off services, cosy office/home party holiday sets served in a mini buffet style and comprehensive full-line buffet setups to create an enchanting atmosphere for your party.

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Impress your guests with a distinctive offering: the 950g Beef Wellington (S$106.70). This opulent dish boasts a buttery and golden-brown puff pastry that envelops a hearty and juicy beef tenderloin, elegantly encased with a rich layer of mushroom duxelle and chestnuts. It’s presented alongside garden greens and a delectable jus.

No Christmas celebration is complete without the timeless 4kg Classic Roasted Turkey with Chestnut Stuffing (S$182.30), the quintessential centrepiece of every festive gathering. This traditional favourite is served alongside a medley of festive roasted vegetables, luscious chestnut stuffing, tangy cranberry jelly, and turkey jus.

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Cleanse your palate with the Christmas Seafood Salad (S$49.46) which has pieces of smoked salmon and succulent shrimp accompanied by a refreshing pomegranate honey vinaigrette.

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If you’re a fish lover, be sure to try the 1kg Barramundi En Papillote (S$85.10),  a classic French dish. A whole barramundi rests on a bed of aromatic Provencal vegetables and everything is wrapped in parchment paper, which locks in all the flavours and natural juices within.

Take advantage of their Early Bird Promotion (order by 1 Dec 2023):

  • (50% off) 500g Chocolate Ganache Yule Log with purchase of Christmas Mini Packages
  • (50% off) 800g Chocolate Ganache Yule Log with purchase of Christmas Buffet Packages

To place your order, click here.

1 Enterprise Road, Singapore 629813
+65 6515 0020

Mon to Thu: 8.30am – 7pm
Fri to Sun: 8.30am – 6pm
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3. CaterCo

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CaterCo is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in its products, service, and hospitality. The team of experienced chefs meticulously craft everything, from delightful appetisers to divine  desserts. Rest assured, everything you need to create a memorable festive feast is fully taken care of. 

Concerned about accommodating a diverse crowd with varying preferences? Explore their extensive menu options which offer a wide array of choices to suit your specific needs.

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That’s not all, the mini buffets come neatly packaged in lightweight trays. This enables easy re-plating and swift, convenient reheating tailored to your preferences. Whether you’re hosting a private home party or a company celebration, you can place your trust in CaterCo to meet all your culinary needs.

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If you’re a seafood aficionado, the Creamy Laksa Seafood Boil (S$85.10) infuses rich and piquant notes of laksa into a melange of luscious seafood. You’ll also get slices of baguette to soak up all that unctuous coconut gravy.

Embrace the bountiful harvest of the season with the lovely Japanese Kabocha Squash Salad With Honey Citrus Dressing (S$42.98). The squash, roasted to perfection, is harmoniously paired with an assortment of fresh ingredients and adorned with a tangy honey-citrus dressing.

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The Cheese and Charcuterie Box (S$117.50) is an artful showcase of thoughtfully curated cheeses such as brie, emmental and cheddar together with smoked salmon, nuts, dried fruits, fig jam and lavosh crackers.

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Warm your soul with the hearty Chicken Shepherd’s Pie (S$50.54). This beloved festive recipe features tender, simmered chicken encased within a velvety layer of mashed potatoes and topped with a golden, flaky crust. This classic dish harmonises flavours for a satisfying family meal.

To start ordering, click here.

For enquiries, WhatsApp them at +65 6337 3030.

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4. How’s Catering

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How’s Catering is Singapore’s preferred provider of meticulously-curated culinary experiences. Immerse yourself in the holiday spirit with ‘This Christmas’, an opportunity to savour their seasonally-curated delights, exclusively tailored to elevate your remarkable gatherings during this holiday season.

Explore their exquisite range of Christmas buffet menus and platters, thoughtfully crafted to cater to a diverse range of preferences, appealing to both meat and seafood enthusiasts.

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For those planning an intimate gathering with 5 to 6 family members, consider placing the Meat Feasting Platter Box (S$203.04) at the forefront of your options.

The menu features mouth-watering meat options like the Slow-Roasted Spatchcock with Blackened Spices Served with PeriPeri Sauce & Grilled Corn. This tender and succulent Spatchcock is elevated with buttery, caramelised-spicy notes, and is perfectly complemented by a fiery PeriPeri dip that adds a delightful kick of heat.

Pair it with aromatic Grilled Chicken Snail Cheese Sausage and snack on Deep Fried Potato Wedges.

Conclude your feast with some juicy Roasted Vine Tomatoes and Roasted Winter Vegetables like carrots, zucchini, celeriac, parsnip and baby potatoes.

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The Seafood Galore Platter Box (S$257.04 for 5-6 pax) presents a lavish array of the finest offerings sourced from the depths of the sea. The Norwegian Salmon Fillet with Homemade Harissa Paste Served with Fennel Slaw & Grilled Asparagus will entice your taste buds for sure with smokey and spicy notes.

Tuck into Garlic Butter Prawn with Scallion and interesting fusion varieties like Baked Queen Scallop with Otah Paste. Relish in the Homemade Crab Brandade with Garlic Aioli, a rich, creamy crab and potato concoction bursting with umami notes.

End your meal with a serving of Lemony Giant Pearl Couscous and Baked Ratatouille with Herb Tomato Sauce.

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If you’re hosting a party for 10 of your meat-loving buddies, put a smile on their faces with the luxurious Gourmet Meat Feast Platter Box (S$354.24).

This massive feast includes the 1kg US Angus Beef Short Rib with Oriental BBQ Gravy which has impeccably tender Angus beef short ribs, luxuriously bathed in a tangy and spiced Oriental BBQ glaze.

It also has other meat varieties like Cajun-Spiced Marinated Chicken Roulade and Beef Cheek Rillettes with Sour Raisins (served with mini brioche buns and coleslaw).

Supplement your meats with the buttery Purple Sweet Potato Mash, Mexican Taco Baked Casserole and nibbles like the 50g Tortilla Corn Chips Served with Nacho Cheese Dip & Guacamole.

8A Admiralty Street, FoodXchange, #03-20/21/22, Singapore 757437
+65 6852 2852
Daily: 9am – 6pm
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5. Chilli Manis Catering

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Since my mother’s side is of Peranakan descent, this particular cuisine has always held a special place in my heart. Chilli Manis Catering strives to celebrate the finest fusion of Chinese, Malay, and Indonesian culinary traditions in the vibrant tapestry of Peranakan cuisine.

Crafting their own interpretation of the most exquisite Asian recipes, they deliver nothing short of premium catering excellence in Singapore. What’s more, they have amassed a total of 529 reviews with an impressive 4.8 stars out of 5 on google reviews (at time of writing).

If you’re planning on hosting a large family Christmas celebration for over 30 people, why not check out The Exquisite Taste (S$52.91)? It features 13 dishes with an ideal mix of classic Christmas favourites and heritage Peranakan dishes, guaranteed to bring a smile to both young and old.

Indulge in a fragrant and succulent Garlic Rosemary Rotisserie Chicken and finish it off with a lovely Gourmet Cheese Platter with assorted cold cuts.

Make ah gong happy with familiar favourites such as the Signature Kampung Dry Laksa, Udang Goreng Assam, Itek Sio and Homemade Ngoh Hiang.

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The range of set menus from the Noel Jubilance Buffets features standard Christmas fare. The Limelight (S$32.39) presents 10 dishes like Roasted Strip Loin, Christmas Sushi Platter, Seafood Aglio Olio and for dessert, the Christmas Party Cake Platter (orange chocolate, matcha azuki and red velvet).

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For those who want a simple get-together with people that matter, the Opulence Mini Buffets are a perfect choice.

The Merriment (S$28.07) consists of 8 dishes and is good for 20 pax while the Allure (S$32.39) has 9 dishes and feeds 15 pax. Mix and match your desired combinations to create a lavish feast for your celebration.

Meat lovers will adore the Honey Baked Chicken Ham or the Honey Chicken with Cashew Nuts. There are also simple and light options like Greek Watermelon Feta Salad or Mediterranean Cucumber Salad.

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There are also crowd favourites like Butter Rice With Nuts and Raisins, Steamed Assam Sambal Fish, Nonya Sayur Lodeh and Snowy Almond Jelly with Longan.

Take advantage of their early bird promotions (pre-order before 1 Dec 2023):

  • 50% off 500g Petite Chocolate Ganache Yule Log (U.P. S$46.80) with purchase of the Christmas Mini Menu
  • 50% off 800g Chocolate Ganache Yule Log (U.P. S$58.80) with purchase of Christmas Buffet Menu

This offer is limited to the first 200 redemptions.

Click here to start ordering.

+65 6250 1112
1 Enterprise Road, Singapore 629813
Mon to Thu: 9am – 7pm
Fri to Sun: 9am – 6pm
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6. Cold Storage & CS Fresh

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Unveil the enchantment of Christmas at Cold Storage & CS Fresh through meticulously-curated festive dishes, featuring a range of delectable cold cuts, fragrant roasts and sumptuous desserts, all designed to elevate your festive gathering to an unparalleled level of sophistication.

If you’re organising a gathering for 6 to 8 friends who are meat fans, the Supreme Christmas Feast (S$110) is an ideal choice.

Relish in the scrumptious 1.7kg Spanish Ibérico Jumbo Ribs, 1kg Spanish Ibérico Ham and 1.2kg Spanish Ibérico Sausages. Be wowed by the sweet and nutty flavours of the distinguished black Ibérico pig, nurtured amidst the ancient oak terroirs of Spain.

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Christmas is a holiday meant to be enjoyed by everyone. With the Halal Hearty Christmas Feast (S$95 for 8 to 10 pax), our Muslim friends can also partake in the festivities.

Dig into the 2.2kg Rosemary Roasted Chicken with Chestnut Stuffing, 2kg Honey Turkey Ham, 200g Smoked Garlic Chicken Sausages, 800g Ribeye Roast Beef with Italian Herbs and enjoy it with some luscious Brown Sauce.

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Cold Storage proudly introduces the all-new Plant-Based Festive Delight Bundle (S$79.90) for vegan customers. Suitable for 4 to 6 persons, get the ball rolling with the “Beef” Wellington which is stuffed with Karana jackfruit and Fable shiitake mushrooms. 

Complete your feast with Baked Mushrooms, Dukkah Hummus and Brussels Sprouts. And for dessert, feel free to indulge in a piece of Vegan Raspberry Cake.

With every Christmas pre-order, you’ll receive a free cooler bag that will keep your food and drinks nice and cold on your next picnic date. To pre-order all the above sets and more, click here (closes on 20 Dec 2023).

Envision the unique chance to have Chef Lennard Yeong, a finalist from MasterChef Asia, personally craft an unforgettable Christmas meal for you and a loved one. You now have a chance to score a private dining experience worth S$900!

Simply spend a min. of S$120 on the Christmas pre-order items for a chance to win.
5 winners will be chosen, so start ordering and submit your entries by 20 Dec 2023.

Terms and conditions apply. Click for details.

For a full list of locations, opening hours and contact numbers, refer here.
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Christmas is a wonderful time for good tidings and cheery Christmas goodies. ‘The Christmas Carousel’ at PAUL for 2023 features their stunning epicurean collection.

Choose from their selection of Festive Feasts like the King’s Feast (S$449) which serves up to 10 pax. This lavish set includes:

  • 1 Christmas turkey (classic/Asian)
  • 1 Baked ham (classic/Asian)
  • Maine Lobster Roll Salad, Sweet Mayonnaise & Caviar Canape (8 pieces)
  • Wasabi Beef Teriyaki Canape (8 pieces)
  • Wild Mushroom, Quail Egg & Truffle Salsa Canape (8 pieces)
  • 1 Charming Chestnut Coco Log Cake (medium)
  • 1 “Nuts Over You” Chocolate Log Cake (medium)
  • 1 Box of Mini Macarons (12 pieces)

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With PAUL’s mix and match, you’ll be allowed to choose between any 3 savoury or sweet pastry boxes for a special price of S$109. Revel in the cuteness of the Petit Sapin De Noel Tartlet which resembles mini 3D Christmas trees, piped with pistachio cream, cocoa rice puffs, caramel and studded with strawberry gel.

Alternatively, indulge in fresh raspberries, red currants and blackberries with sugar daisies on mascarpone cream with Berry Christmas.

Do note that PAUL does not use pork, lard or alcohol in their menu.

Citibank cardmembers get 20% off (23 Oct – 20 Nov 2023), 10% off (21 Nov – 31 Dec 2023), and 5% off dine-in and takeaway bill (except at Changi Airport).

PAUL is offering free delivery with a minimum spend of S$150 to a single address except on 23 – 25 Dec 2023, 30 & 31 Dec 2023 and 1 Jan 2024 (S$35 delivery surcharge will be applicable).

To start ordering, click here (at least 2 days in advance).

For a list of locations and opening hours. refer here.
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8. Royal Plaza On Scotts

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Elevate your holiday celebration with Royal Plaza On Scotts with their Gourmet Carousel’s Candy Empire menu, adding a touch of sweetness to your festive feast.

Introducing this year’s standout addition to their takeaway offerings: the Korean Sweet and Spicy Barbecue Turkey (S$168 for 8 pax). Immerse yourself in a flavour profile inspired by the K-wave and the widespread appeal of Korean cuisine.

Accompanying this culinary delight are sides of savoury plant-based luncheon meat with chicken stuffing, japchae glass noodle, stir-fried mixed vegetables and samyang sauce (turkey dip).

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Ideal for more intimate gatherings, the 1.2kg Coffee-glazed Lamb Spare Ribs (S$85) presents sticky bitter-sweet lamb ribs that are fall-off-the-bone tender, served with garlic butter potatoes.

Round up your festive party with their new Christmas Log Cakes like Red Candy (S$78), layered with Valrhona Opalys 33% white chocolate, pear confit, vanilla mousse and salted caramel.

Or indulge in the Basil Yuzu (S$78), a vanilla sponge cake with tangy kochi yuzu basil mousse, and white pear confiture Piedmont hazelnut cream.

Enjoy 15% off when you opt for self pick-up from the hotel’s entrance from 11am to 12.30pm and 4.30pm to 6pm, daily.

To start ordering, click here.

25 Scotts Road, Singapore 228220
+65 6589 7788
Daily: 11am – 8.30pm
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9. Rempapa

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Chef Damian D’Silva views Christmas as an opportunity for warm gatherings and lively feasts shared with friends, family, and neighbours. At Rempapa, an invitation is sent to all to partake in the joy of the occasion through a celebration of cherished heritage flavours.

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This season, Rempapa presents the Pork Knuckle Debal (S$98), a dish crafted from a blend of leftover meats from festive feasts, evoking memories of celebration. This Eurasian classic features roast pork, smoked pork knuckle, and potatoes, richly flavoured with a rempah of shallots, Bombay onions, ginger, and dried chilli.

Instead of ordering a Christmas log cake, why not get a Sugee Cake (S$95) instead? Enjoy moist and buttery layers filled with gula melaka buttercream and crowned with a crumble of Biscoff cookies. This cake is baked-to-order with a 5-day advance request.

From 2 to 31 December 2023, indulge in the selection of Christmas delights from Rempapa, available for both dine-in and takeaway.

Click here to start ordering.

2 Paya Lebar Road, Park Place Residences at PLQ, #01-01/02/03 , Singapore 409053
+65 9459 1603
Mon to Fri: 11am – 3pm & 6pm – 10.30pm
Sat & Sun: 10.30am – 3pm & 6pm – 10.30pm
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10. Fish Mart Sakuraya

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If roasted turkey, ham and Western delights aren’t your jam, why not switch things up to a Japanese-themed Christmas party instead with Fish Mart Sakuraya. Be bold and unique by wowing your guests with the Sushi Log Cake (S$53.46).

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This substantial maki roll boasts a delectable combination of crabstick, kaisen salad (contains squid and clam), tamago yaki, and Japanese cucumber. Surrounding the rice, delicate slices of salmon slices are meticulously arranged and then skillfully blow-torched to impart a captivating smokey aroma.

To enhance the culinary experience, a judicious drizzle of Japanese mayonnaise is applied atop the roll, complemented by the addition of salmon roe and cucumber bits. The finishing touch includes the tasteful embellishment of tempura flakes and naruto (fish cake) on the sides.

The Sushi Log Cake is available at all outlets for dine-in & takeaway.

To complement your Sushi Log Cake centrepiece, you can also order a plethora of sushi platters like the 56 piece Joyful Maki (S$40) which consists of kaisen futo, California maki, salmon soboro, kaisen sakura, tekka, salmon, tamago and kappa.

  • A minimum spend of S$80 is required to be eligible for free delivery on weekdays
  • S$10 delivery fee for weekends
  • No deliveries are available on Sundays and public holidays

For a list of locations, contact numbers, and opening hours. refer here.
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11. Prata Lahhh!

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If you were a regular at the now-defunct flagship stall of Prata Lahhh! in Hougang, you would have tried his range of delicious Indian dishes and roti prata. After setting up his new stall at SG Food Court, owner Gautham has his very own catering menu for the upcoming festive season— wouldn’t it be cool to have Indian food for Christmas?

Embark on a gastronomic adventure as you explore the vibrant offerings of the Catering Menu (S$14 per head, min. 30 pax). Select a main course from enticing options such as Briyani Rice, Jeera Rice, Plain Prata, or Mee Goreng.

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Next, pair it with favourites like Masala Chicken, Mysore Mutton, Yoghurt Fish, Brinjal Pachadi, and Vege Kurma gravy. Finish off your meal with sweet desserts like Gulab Jamun or Coconut Sago, and drinks including Rose Syrup.

If you miss the crowd-favourite DIY Prata, you’ll be glad to know that the OSP Catering Menu (S$21 per head, min. 30 pax) satisfies your cravings. A chef will craft pratas right in front of guests with ingredients like sausage, banana and honey.

The menu also features dishes like Sambal Chicken, Fish Curry and Raita.

To order, simple WhatsApp Chef Gautham at +65 9339 4814.

5 Changi Village Road, Singapore 500005

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