Soi Thai Soi Nice @ Seleter Mall, Sengkang – Savour Authentic Teochew-Thai Cuisine Beyond Just Mookata and Pineapple Fried Rice (Media)

While Thai cuisine is commonly associated with tom yum, green curry, and other fiery dishes, few in Singapore would be able to make the connection between Thai and Chinese cuisine – specifically, Teochew cuisine. In fact, the culinary scene in Samphanthawong District’s Chinatown bears heavy influences from migrant Teochew merchants who were once called Royal Chinese จนี หลวง.

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Since its opening in 2016, Soi Thai Soi Nice has blazed a trail for authentic and scrumptious Thai cuisine in Singapore’s food scene. Starting this month, both outlets in Jurong East and Sengkang will draw on the rich flavours and heritage of Bangkok’s Teochew settlers of old, to let diners savour this lesser known side of Thai cuisine.

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A Singaporean Attempts Malaysia’s Ghost Pepper Noodles #CanOrNotChallenge – Now Available at Singapore 7-Eleven Stores; Eat At Your Own Peril!

There are two kinds of people in the world: people who live to eat, and people who eat to live.

Then there are two kinds of food: food that you eat because it’s delicious, and food that you eat purely for social media.

What’s the link between the two? Well there isn’t really because the Daebak Ghost Pepper Noodles defies all logic and common sense. Logic and common sense meaning STAY AWAY FROM THESE SATAN-INFUSED NOODLES IF YOU KNOW WHAT’S GOOD FOR YOU!

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4 Overseas Cafe Brands We Tried @ Cafe Culture 2019 – Exploring the Best of Australia and Denmark in Marina Bay Sands

Imaging starting your day with a cuppa in Copenhagen. Then strolling into Bangkok for brunch, before finishing off with dessert in Melbourne, the mecca of the third wave coffee movement in the Pacific. Well, Cafe Culture helped us do just that this weekend at the Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre! 

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This inaugural event brought together ten cafes and coffee joints from Melbourne, Bangkok, Shanghai, and even Tokyo and Copenhagen, all under one roof for us Singaporeans to take our weekly cafe-hopping jaunts to the next level.

While Cafe Culture has concluded, that doesn’t mean we can’t bookmark the exhibiting brands for our next overseas trip! Here are four cafes we discovered at Cafe Culture.

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When in Uzbekistan: Museum of Wine-Making Named After Khovrenko @ Samarkand – Sample 10 Soviet Wines for US $10 In A Room With Wes Anderson Vibes

Mention Samarkand, and the first image that springs to mind is the iconic Registan and Street of Masoleums. But did you know this city is also home to her own Museum of Wine-Making?

Thanks to Uzbekistan’s strategic location along the historic Silk Road, wine has evolved from an item of trade, to a fixture in her local gastronomic offerings, passed down from generation to generation in vineyards scattered across the country. Today, visitors to the Museum of Wine-Making Named After Khovrenko.

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While wine connoisseurs typically flock to the likes of France and Australia, this historic building with a turquoise exterior is worth checking out if you’re killing time before boarding your next inter-city train… which is exactly what we did!

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Doraemon-Themed Menu @ Monster Curry (23 July – 30 September 2019) – Enjoy Special Curry Combo with Nobita’s Chronicle of the Moon Exploration Merchandise (Media)

Monster Curry is back at it with an all-new collaboration, this time with everyone’s favourite robotic cat, Doraemon! In collaboration with the beloved anime icon’s new Doraemon the Movie: Nobita’s Chronicle of the Moon Exploration, Monster Curry is whipping up a seasonal menu available at all outlets from 23 July to 30 September 2019!

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MooTeow Chilli Beef Kway Teow @ Wild Market Shaw Towers, Beach Road – Decadent Teochew Style Noodles with Heritage Dating Back to Empress Palace Beef

Nestled between Suntec City and South Beach Tower, Shaw Tower is a humble office building that houses businesses and F&B outlets. One of these is MooTeow Chilli Beef Kway Teow, a stall selling Teochew-style noodles at Wild Market, an F&B meets lifestyle concept that occupies the first building’s first level.

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Loco Local @ PARKROYAL on Pickering (5 Aug – 1 Sept 2019) – Local Hawker Delights Get A Gastronomic Update in Celebration of National Day (Media)

Hawker food gets an upgrade this National Day month at PARKROYAL on Pickering’s Loco Local buffet! Featuring a selection of luxed up dishes inspired by our humble hawker stapled, Loco Local aims to surprise and delight guests during its limited run from 5 August to 1 September 2019.

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