Chinatown Food Adventures in Singapore

Singapore, Singapore Guide (B): Chinatown Food Adventures in Singapore

Who’s hungry?” questioned our Chinatown Food Adventures tour guide Renée. His smile was one you expect to find on a friend hosting a dinner party, not someone you just met in a metro station. “I am!” shouted my stomach in a loud gurgle. Thankfully the foot traffic muted the sound of my gut. Renée went on to explain the Chinatown Food Adventures Tour ahead of us. It was a mix of Singapore secret eats and historical treats.

When asked by our friendly Naumi Liora Hotel host what we were up to today I probably told him that we were going on Chinatown Food Adventures tour. His reply was less than encouraging. He explained that the nearby Chinatown has become a bit of a tourist trap with higher prices and lower quality food.

Our Naumi Liora Hotel host followed up with saying the Chinatown Complex is where it’s at for the best Singapore has to offer. Thankfully Renée knows this too as it was our first stop on our Chinatown Food Adventures Tour.

Before getting into the meat and potatoes (literally) of the Chinatown Complex, Renée took us on a tour of the building. Along the way he explained the different types of markets in Singapore. A Hawker Center like the Chinatown Complex includes 3 things, food stalls, a wet market (fresh market), and parking. We toured two out of the three. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Chinatown Food Adventures in Singapore
Guide Location: Singapore » Singapore
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Shaun Robertson
Read it on Author's Website: http://www.thislifeintrips.com/chinatown-food-adventures-tour-review-singapore/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Naumi Liora Hotel
  • Chinatown Complex
  • Singapore City Gallery
  • Maxwell Food Centre

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