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Good Chance Popiah Eating House in Silat Avenue

Popiah or Spring Roll has a long history. Various sources trace the origin of spring rolls to third century China. According to Singapore infopedia, Popiah (meaning “thin pancake” in Teochew) as we know it in Singapore has its roots in Fujian Province where it was eaten during spring (unsurprisingly) when there was an abundance of …

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Foong Kee Coffee Shop – one of the best wanton mee in Singapore

Foong Kee Coffee Shop at Keong Saik Road is one of the several local food establishments that hold their own against more upmarket and Michelin-starred neighbours in this part of Chinatown Singapore. Their reputation of being a place for the best wanton mee in Singapore means that it is best to visit at an offpeak …

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Katasumi Koohii 一隅珈琲 – charming cafe in a bookstore at Bukit Pasoh

Bukit Pasoh is a fascinating area between New Bridge Road and Neil Road with conservation shophouses of the Transitional and Art Deco styles. Along Bukit Pasoh Road there is an interesting book shop called 草根書室 Grassroots Book Room, which carries predominantly Chinese titles. At the back of the book shop is a small cafe with …

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Coconut Club Nasi Lemak – Michelin Bib Gourmand lunch at its new restaurant

Coconut Club moved into new and bigger premises up the road – 28 Ann Siang Road in early August 2019. I think it is still not big enough. Coconut Club is a famous nasi lemak restaurant that caught the attention of Singapore and international foodies when it was reported as the restaurant where PM Lee …

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