Category Archives: Singaporean

Singaporean hawker centre in Manhattan

Urban Hawker, On 135 W.50th, 17 vendors Here is a NYT review, good photos of the key dishes. The Hainanese chicken rice was amazing, worthy of Singapore, get it poached of course. Condiments! The Malaysian lontong was quite good, the … Continue reading

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Jiwa Singapura

Jiwa Singapura, web site, located inside Tysons Galleria at the mezzanine level by CMX Cinema (above Arhaus Furniture), 1702U The Galleria at Tysons, Floor 3M, McLean, VA 22102, 571-425-4101 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | Washingtonian … Continue reading

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A safety net we all can stand behind

While food security has increased in importance globally, the availability of cheap and nutritious meals at hawker centres is particularly central to Singaporean life. The hawker stalls that serve up traditional favourites such as char kway teow* and Hokkien mee … Continue reading

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Singapore

In any case, I am happy to be here once again. For dining, I recommend Sinar Pagi Nasi Padang, at Geylang Serai hawker centre, get the beef rendang. National Kitchen, in the new National Gallery is also very good for … Continue reading

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Singaporean hawkers are some of the best food creators in the world

From a recent cook-off challenge: Singapore‚Äôs humble but beloved hawkers have triumphed 2-1 in a cook-off with the legendary Gordon Ramsay who runs restaurants that have earned not just one but three Michelin stars. Are our hawkers then worthy of … Continue reading

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Singapore Bistro

Singapore Bistro, web site, 1134 19th Street NW, Washington, DC, 202-659-2660 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | City Paper | food-plan | openlist | Yelp | Gayot] Arguably this could go under Pan-Asian, but since they … Continue reading

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