Omelette and Curry Rice at Kaku-Uchi Sake Bar, Isetan Scotts

Tucked into the deepest corner of the supermarket in the basement of Isetan Scotts (Shaw House) is the Kaku-Uchi Sake Bar. It is just next to the sake section of the supermarket. The Sake Bar regularly updates their sake list so that customers can try the sake on retail. It appears that for lunch,  a limited range of food is offered at the Isetan Scotts sake bar. We were attracted to by a sign offering curry rice at $6.50. Which seemed like a very cheap lunch in a prime Orchard Road location.

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Central Hong Kong Café (Wheelock Place)

There has been some negative news about Orchard Road recently. See for example the Straits Times story on 16 April 2017. We think that the recent talk about the potential demise of Orchard Road is slightly exaggerated. Of course there are many things wrong that need to be fixed.  Sky-high carpark rates is one of them.  But overall, we think that Orchard Road is (still) a fantastic place.  There must be a thousand food options in the area. Best of all, it is inclusive with something for all budgets. From swanky Michelin star restaurants to humble places for the ordinary patrons. This is where Central Hong Kong Café (Wheelock Place) comes in, a comfortable place where we can get a meal for less than $10 each.

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Gift ideas for the wife from Tan Hock Seng cake shop

Things from the past usually bring back fond memories. Which is why old songs still sound good and cars like the Beetle and the Mini are still well-loved. Food from a bygone era is no exception. Some kinds of food evoke nostalgic memories from our past. It was therefore a delight to run into a shop like Tan Hock Seng cake shop along Telok Ayer Street Singapore. It seems to continue live in a different time zone and still churns out cakes and other confectionery items from our childhood days.

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Curbside Dining at Sin Hoi Sai Eating House, Katong

Sin Hoi Sai Eating House

Sin Hoi Sai Eating House is one of the few neighbourhood eateries in Singapore that offer curbside dining and curbside pickups. It has been around for years and is doing a thriving business catering to ordinary patrons who want to dine out or take prepared food home. For some reasons, it is especially popular among the expat community in the East. Perhaps it is because of the al fresco dining experience or maybe because Sin Hoi Sai Eating House is where you can get food and beer till 3.30 am in Katong.

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Jollibee brings Joy to Paya Lebar Square

Jolibee at Paya lebar Square

Jollibee, the largest fast food chain in the Philippines, opens a new branch at Paya Lebar Square. If the first few days of its operations are any indication, Jollibee has a big following in Singapore and is bringing much joy to many.

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Anjappar Westgate Indian restaurant in Jurong East

Anjappar Westgate is a branch of the Anjappar Authentic Chettinaad Restaurant whose main restaurant is located on Race Course Road in Singapore’s Little India. Anjappar restaurant serves authentic Chettinaad cuisine.  This is cuisine from the Chettinaad area of the Tamil Nadu state in Southern India. We learnt from a previous visit to the main branch of this Indian restaurant that the food from this region is known for its sophisticated use of spices and refinement. One notable aspect of their curries is that coconut milk is not used.  The food consequently does not feel so heavy.

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