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PeraMakan @ Katong – a Peranakan Restaurant for a “Good Makan” (Outlet closed)

Peramakan

The Malay term “Peranakan” means “locally born”. However, today “Peranakan” in Singapore generally refers to people of mixed heritage descended from the 15th century immigrant Chinese traders who married local Malay/Indonesian women. The name of Nyonya food chain, PeraMakan, is a clever play of the Malay words of “Peranakan” and “Makan” (to eat). PeraMakan says that it is a “marriage of two great cultures, the rich culinary heritage of the Peranakans and Singaporean’s favourite past time, to makan“.
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Pies & Coffee @ Tanjong Katong (Outlet Closed)

Pies and Coffee at Tanjong Katong

Tanjong Katong is an eating destination with specialty shops for wanton noodles, roti prata, bak kut teh and nasi lemak, as well as a number of cafes and ice cream parlours to be found. Pies & Coffee at Tanjong Katong Road adds to the diversity and vibrancy of this food street. It serves good coffee and buttery flaky crust pies and much more.Read More »Pies & Coffee @ Tanjong Katong (Outlet Closed)

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Chilli Padi Nonya Restaurant

Chilli Padi Nonya Restaurant at Joo Chiat

Chilli Padi Nonya Restaurant at Joo Chiat Place, with its bright tablecloths and wet tissue packs, provides a stark contrast to the elegant setting of the University Club (our previous post). The Peranakan style decor is not what the restaurant is noted for but it has won a list of accolades for its authentic nonya cuisine. They serve all the staple nonya dishes such as ayam bua kuluak, babi ponteh, sambal sotong, kepetin bak wan, assam fish head and aassorted kueh-kueh.Read More »Chilli Padi Nonya Restaurant

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Old Skool Dessert House (Closed)

Old Skool

Add Old Skool Dessert House to the growing list of interesting eateries along East Coast Road. The new dessert place is at the ground floor of The Odeon Katong and has a cutesy classroom theme complete with chalk boards and a “Detention Corner” for waiting patrons.Read More »Old Skool Dessert House (Closed)

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breez bistro.bar

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breez bistro.bar is a small restaurant hidden on the 4th floor of Grand Mercure Roxy Hotel in East Coast¬†(Opposite Parkway Parade). It has a casual elegant decor with a view of the hotel’s swimming pool. Guests may choose to sit in the air-conditioned comfort of the indoor restaurant and bar area; or outdoor by the pool. They have a wide selection of drinks anytime of the day with “Happy Hour” from 5 pm to 8 pm and all day on Sunday!Read More »breez bistro.bar

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