Courtyard Cafe National Gallery Singapore

Courtyard Cafe National Gallery Singapore

The Owl has flown to the Courtyard. The Owl Cafe operated as a pop up store of sort along a narrow corridor in the National Gallery Singapore. Earlier this year it moved into the space vacated by the Padang Cafe and took on a new name. Courtyard Café National Gallery Singapore located on the ground level of Supreme Court Wing is a casual diner serving Straits Asian food, good coffee and a selection of traditional kuehs.

Courtyard Cafe National Gallery Singapore

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The Hawkerman at SingPost Centre

SingPost Centre Hawkerman

The new mall of the Singapore Post Centre (or SingPost Centre) opened without much fanfare but its initial footfall numbers must be the envy of many other mall operators. A reason SingPost Centre is drawing the crowd must be the food offerings. There is  a mix of established restaurants and new to market brands. Hawkerman at SingPost Centre in one of the new dining concepts attracting curios diners.

Hawkerman at SingPost Centre

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McDonald’s Singapore Special Burgers

McDonald's Angry Bird Burger

McCafe Simei

The first McDonald’s restaurant was known as “McDonald’s Bar-B-Que”. Located in San Bernardino, California, it was set up by brothers Richard (Dick) and Maurice (Mac) McDonald in 1940. McDonald’s Bar-B-Que was (according to an article by Smithsonian Magazine) initially a roadside restaurant with “food delivered direct to the customer’s car via a fleet of attractive young women called carhops, so named because of their practice of jumping up on the auto’s running board to claim a patron as their own”. McDonald’s has come a long way since; and one of the major factors for its success is its ability to bring innovative products and services to meet the diverse and changing taste of its customers.

McDonald’s Singapore

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Albert Centre Market & Food Centre – cheap & good food in the Bugis – Rochor area

Albert Street Yong Tau Hu

Albert Centre Singapore

Albert Centre Market & Food Centre is at 270 Queen Street but it obviously takes its name from Albert Street, which was named in the 1800s in honour of Prince Albert, the consort of Queen Victoria of England. There is nothing regal about Albert Centre today but Albert Food Centre is a great place in the city to eat like a true blue Singaporean. Continue reading →

Penang Hawkers’ Fare Buffet 2017 – let’s do it one more time …

Penang Hawkers' Fare 2017-

Penang Hawkers’ Fare at York Hotel

Penang Hawkers’ Fare 2017 at York Hotel is here again. It is a recurring event and the current run is from 1 to 17 September 2017. Penang Hawkers’ Fare Buffet 2017 is almost exactly the same as the Penang street food buffet presented in previous years. There are still queues for the tempting Gurney Drive hawker food but the lines move quite quickly and everyone there seems really happy.

Penang Hawkers’ Fare 2017

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Look, play, eat & drink – our walking food tour of Geylang

What to do this weekend? We recently did a two-hour walkabout and food tour of Geylang to enjoy the laid back feel of Singapore and to try some nice food and drinks along the way. The entire walk is only about 1 km, but it is meant to be done in a leisurely manner, with many stops along the way.

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