This is a picture of the hotel driveway when we went to collect our lunch boxes ordered from the Singapore Grand Hyatt $10 Bento Takeaway online website. Gone are the usual valet-parked limousines and supercars that decorate the entrance. Now there are two clear lanes – the inner lane is for dropping off passengers. The outer lane is for people like me who are there to stop and pick-up the pre-ordered food.
Katong is a food paradise with dining spots catering to varied tastes and budgets. There are local street food, trendy European fare, Korean delicacies, Thai BBQ and many other options. Delhi 6 Indian restaurant in Katong V caters to those who want Indian dishes – both vegetarian and non-vegetarian. It has a pleasant dining space and an extensive menu.
Joo Chiat, the area in the East named after plantation owner and philanthropist Chew Joo Chiat, is a heritage town popular with the locals and tourists. Peranakan architecture and nyonya food are among its key attractions. Joo Chiat is also the place for traditional Malay clothing and jewellery, hand made popiah skins as well as hip cafes. Mr and Mrs Mohgan prata stall is another reason to head to Joo Chiat.
Azmi Restaurant in Little India was once again the venue of choice for our chapati and
99 Food Bazaar is a new eatery which has just opened for business at the Lifelong Learning Institute. It offers Penang style Nasi Kandar and Bamboo Biryani.