Alwadi at Geylang Serai

Alwadi Paper Thosai

Alwadi at Geylang Serai

Geylang Serai is one of the best places to eat tasty Malay food. There are so many restaurants and food vendors there. You know a place serves authentic and delicious local food when you see it is full of locals enjoying their food. Alwadi is such a place. It is open round the clock and it always seem to be bustling with activities. It is a little food court in a coffeeshop with a good range of Malay and Indian Muslim food, and also where you can get the famous Haig Road Putu Piring. Continue reading →

Good Food at Geylang Serai Market & Food Centre

Pasar Geylang Serai

Pasar Geylang Serai

The mention of Geylang Serai inadvertently brings to mind the one word which most Singaporeans, regardless of race language or religion, would know – Sedap! Geylang Serai has the reputation for being the Malay emporium of Singapore and Geylang Serai food is almost synonymous with good authentic Malay food. There may be no better place to find a wide variety of value-for-money delicious Malay food and snacks than Pasar Geylang Serai or Geylang Serai Market.
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Geylang Serai Hari Raya Bazaar 2016

Geylang Serai Hari Raya Bazaar

Geylang Serai Hari Raya Bazaar

The Geylang Serai Hari Raya Bazaar or the Bazaar Ramadan @ Geylang Serai is simply the best Pasar Malam in Singapore. The great number of stalls, wide variety of food, rustic setting and festive atmosphere make it one of the most interesting local street events. The vendors and the visitors are a fascinating mix of races, nationalities and ages – defying stereotypes. The Geylang Serai Hari Raya Bazaar 2016 is running till 5th July 2016. A visit to Geylang Serai Bazaar is definitely worthwhile whether you are a shopaholic, a foodie, a compulsive instragramer, a heritage buff or simply someone who enjoys a carnival atmosphere. Bazaar Ramadan @ Geylang Serai is a unique cultural and sensory experience that should not be missed.

(see our post on Good Food in Geylang Serai Market & Food Centre)

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Chicken Briyani and Mee Soto of Ghim Moh market

Mohamed Faisal Seeni Ghim Moh Nasi Bryani - 4

Today, we continue eating at the rebuilt and recently re-opened Ghim Moh market and food centre with a Ghim Moh Chicken Briyani from Mohamed Faisal Seen Eating House and some mee soto from Warong Idaman which is one stall away.

Warong Idaman Ghim Moh Market Mee Soto - 1

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Nasi Lemak from Rumah Sayang @ Jem

Rumah Sayang Nasi Lemak Jem - 7

The cafeteria Rumah Sayang @ Jem in Jurong East always attracts a queue of customers at lunchtime. It is easy to understand why as it serves a wide selection of  Nasi Padang dishes as well as local Singapore food items such as nasi lemak, laksa, mee rebus, mee siam. lontong, roti prata and even fish head curry.  According to the Jem’s mall website,  Rumah Sayang’s description is as follows:  “Nasi Padang Concept, Halal & Peranakan theme, semi-self service, affordable & delicious. Everyday local specialties. “ Continue reading →

Singapore Islamic Restaurant – iconic restaurant serving biryani since 1921

Singapore Islamic Restaurant

After visiting hip cafes and eating mostly Western cuisine over the past weeks, we go back to our local culture and had lunch at the Singapore Islamic Restaurant at North Bridge Road, one of the oldest restaurants in the country.  It is in Kampong Glam with the Sultan Mosque just across the road.

Singapore Islamic Restaurant Kampong Glam

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