HatYai Noodle Cafe – like eating by the klong

Hatyai Noodle Cafe

Brown Sugar Bubble Tea, Fancy Cheese Toasts and Thai Boat Noodles are among the latest food trends in Singapore. Kuay Teow Rua ( ก๋วยเตี๋ยวเรือ ) or Boat Noodles is a Thai cuisine classic. Its origin could be traced back to an era when Thailand was connected by an intricate network of waterways. Vendors would row their long slender boats up and down the canals and serve small bowls of noodles to people along the banks of the canals. Today, there are numerous Thai Boat Noodles shops all over Thailand and more than a few in Singapore. HatYai Noodle Cafe is a fairly new Thai Boat Noodle chain with outlets in Eastpoint Mall and 112 Katong.

HatYai Noodle Cafe
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Arnold’s Fried Chicken – Chicks in the City

Arnold's Fried Chicken

We had chicks in the city recently – or should we say we had fried chicken in City Plaza. We seldom go to City Plaza but a good reason to visit the old mall at the junction of Tanjong Katong Road and Geylang Road is that Arnold’s Fried Chicken is there. The home grown eatery is one of the best places in Singapore for fried chicken.

Arnold's Fried Chicken
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KINEX Mall – Restaurants and Food Places


KINEX Mall (previously known as One KM Mall) in Tanjong Katong is situated between City Plaza and Haig Road Food Centre. The mall is linked to the residential tower known as Katong Regency and is a five minute walk from the Paya Lebar MRT station. There is no lack of eating places at KINEX Mall – whether you just want coffee, snacks or something more substantial.

KINEX Mall - Restaurants and Food Places

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ANDES by Astons at Viva Business Park

ANDES by Astons  at Viva Business Park

ANDES is a brand of the popular Astons which is known for its value-for-money steaks. ANDES by Astons at Viva Business Park is a “no pork no lard concept” of the regular Astons steakhouse, offering steaks, chicken, burgers, fish and most other items on Astons’ menu.

ANDES by Astons  at Viva Business Park

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The Royals Cafe in Siglap

The Royals Cafe Nasi Lemak Burger

The Royals is a popular bakery in the East famous for their cakes and pies. A less known fact about the Royals is that it also has a cafe in Upper East Coast Road and a steakhouse in Jalan Pisang. The Royals Cafe in Siglap offers an interesting menu of Malay and Western dishes – from Mee Siam and Nasi Lemak Burger to Braised Beef Cheek and Spaghetti Carbonara.

The Royals Cafe in Siglap

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