Food Reviews

Review: Revolution Coffee at Portsdown

Coffee lovers now have a reason to head west. Located at Infinite Studios, Media Circle—not far from Temasek Club, Portsdown Road—two-month old specialty coffee cafe Revolution Coffee serves up a smooth and mellow house blend of Single Origin Roasters from Sydney, which you can often expect Indonesian-born owner Ajie Permana himself preparing.

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Singapore Airlines Business Class Food – A Great Way To Fly and Eat

Singapore Airlines have always been our pride, having won several awards and known to be one of the world’s best airlines. While some may complain about the drop of quality in food and service over the years, especially in the economy class, the taste is still a mile above (pun not intended) some of the other airlines. In terms of culinary offerings, the meals for SQ’s Business Class are really one of the best

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Bincho at Hua Bee – Meepok by Day, Yakitori by Night

The Tiong Bahru boy in me feels a little sad when another old kopitiam or provision give way to a hipster café and restaurant. Do we really need another new shop? Yakitori restaurant Bincho, like nearby Two Face, is one which manages to retain the old, while injecting fresh vibes into the same place.

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Old Geylang Seafood: Turtle Soup, Crocodiles and Penises

If your friend came from overseas and you wanted to thrill him with some exotic food, where would you bring him? Well, the most exotic thing I can think about is to bring him to eat reptiles. The very word, "reptile" should should conjure up images of dinosaurs, lizards, snakes and other slimy, creepy, crawly creatures which should induce repugnant revulsion in some or an intense thrill-for-the-kill in others.

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Hawker cannot sell a “restaurant” type dish?

Check out the terms and conditions of a hawker stall license under point 3 - a hawker cannot sell a "restaurant" type dish? What kind of stupid onerous ruling is this? How do you define a restaurant type dish? So if restaurants sell crab meat fried rice a hawker must seek approval to do the same? Does this mean an enterprising young F&B hawker aspirant can't set up a taco stand because a Mexican restaurant sells tacos, unless he gets the go-ahead?

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Caffeine Boost For Singapore’s Coffee Culture

Since indie (read: hipster) culture started catching on in Singapore, there has been no lack of indie cafes sprouting up every few weeks or so. But then there is a special breed of cafes that aren’t just out there for the sake of being cool. They take pride in the coffee they serve, breathing life into Singapore’s specialty coffee culture by either creating their own blends and roasting their own beans, or selecting only the best coffee blends from around the world.

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