A Food Lover's Guide to Singapore

Singapore, Singapore Guide (B): A Food Lover's Guide to Singapore

There’s no greater love story than that of Singaporeans and food. Food is the very heart and soul of this busy cosmopolitan island-nation, and no matter what time of day or night it is, you will find people enjoying their meals in hawker centers, hole-in-the-wall coffee shops, or trendy cafes. There are restaurants serving practically every cuisine from French to Indonesian to Mexican, but when you visit Singapore, you should eat like a local. I’ve featured popular dishes that you may also find in other Southeast Asian countries but there are a couple that are quite unique to Singapore. All of the dishes below can be found at hawker centers (more on that later) and food courts throughout the city.

This can be best described as a savory Indian pancake that’s served with a side of curry (you may ask them for fish or vegetable). The same stalls may also sell the healthier dosai (kind of a sourdough tasting crepe) which is just as tasty as roti prata.

Mee Pok Ta (dry flat egg noodles) is a dish that’s first brought over by Chinese immigrants back in the day and has evolved over the years to become typically Singaporean. The noodles are tossed in a sauce made of soy sauce, oil, black vinegar and chili, and served with fishball and/or fishcake. The flavor is spicy, savory and sour, and will awaken all your taste buds! ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: A Food Lover's Guide to Singapore
Guide Location: Singapore » Singapore
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Chinatown Complex Food Center   Tekka Center   Maxwell Food Center   Telok Ayer Market   Newton Food Center  
Author: Heather Teoh
Read it on author's website: http://eatthewind.com/2017/05/11/a-food-lovers-guide-to-singapore/

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