epigram book cafe review

Balestier Market Collective Provides Epigram Books, Specialty Coffee & Kaya Toast

Despite the name, you’d find that Balestier Market Collective isn’t located in the Balestier neighbourhood — or a location bearing any semblance to a market. In fact, this specialty coffee bar is actually hidden within the uppity vicinage of SAM at Tanjong Pagar.

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Unbeatable Value for Authentic Japanese Tonkatsu at Maruhachi 

Japanese cuisine is closer to a discipline than just another categorisation of food. Building upon specific skills is time-exhausting and only a select few can claim expertise in certain dishes. For Tonkatsu, not many can contend with Maruhachi in Singapore — despite its hawker dwellings Continue reading “Maruhachi Donburi & Curry”

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Flavourful Mee Goreng & Authentic Indonesian Classics at Fangko Coffee

Looking for the heartiest Indonesian flavours that would make even a native sweat from the heat? Then Fangko Coffee at Clarke Quay is the perfect place for you — they have spice levels that go from a harmless level 1 to tongue-searing 12. Continue reading “Fangko Coffee”

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Jiak Song Mee Hoon Kueh Comforts With Hard-Hittingly Wholesome Soup

People joke that love for rice is ingrained into our Asian DNA but personally, noodles call out to me more as the staple carb. As far as comfort food goes, not many things beat a piping hot bowl of soupy noodles. And as far as the homely flat sheet noodles go, not many stalls hit as hard as Jiak Song Mee Hoon Kueh. Continue reading “Jiak Song Mee Hoon Kueh”

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Smooth, Familiar Comfort At Tiong Bahru Hainanese Boneless Chicken Rice

Chicken rice is one of the most familiar hawker dishes that all Singaporeans grow up with and is an absolutely ubiquitous national treasure. So it’s quite impressive that, in an ocean of chicken rice stalls, Tiong Bahru Hainanese Boneless Chicken Rice managed to be one of the few honoured by the Michelin inspectors. Continue reading “Tiong Bahru Hainanese Boneless Chicken Rice”

Keng Eng Kee Seafood are Royalty of Singapore Zi CHar

Zi Char (literally translated into “cook and fry“) is an unmistakable symbol of the Singapore hawker scene, playing host to countless family gatherings over the decades set to Hor Fun and Chilli Crab. With its ubiquity, it’s worthy of respect when a stall can leave a deep etch on the Zi Char scene as Keng Eng Kee Seafood did. Continue reading “Keng Eng Kee Seafood”

Rempapa is Chef Damien D’Silva’s Return to His Element, with a bang

Most discerning food lovers would be familiar with chef Damien D’Silva, a national treasure who has been propagating the beauty of Peranakan cuisine in Singapore through multiple successful restaurants and on national TV. That’s why his new restaurant, Rempapa, was opened to much hype. Continue reading “Rempapa”