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Bayang – Balinese Indonesian in Singapore

Clarke Quay, Singapore This has been my best meal in Singapore so far. I did not think anything would beat Chong Qing Fish in Chinatown but today Bayang somehow did it. Everything on the table was a taste bud awakening experience. As someone who loves to cook, this is what I dig about traveling. When something hits my […]

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SINGAPORE STREET FOOD

href=”https://thedish22.files.wordpress.com/2011/07/img_0832.jpg”> CURRY PUFF – A Malaysian, Singaporean or Thai version of one of my favorite things, the empanada. Empanadas were introducded to the region by the Portuguese in 1500s. These fellas were stuffed with curry, potatoes, chicken and some other veggies. CHONG QING GRILLED FISH – I know the fishhead can be off-putting but the […]

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Chinatown Hawker Stands – Singapore

 Chinatown, Singapore  July 28, 2011 Thursday night I took the MRT into Chinatown and found a hawkers stand I have not been to yet. For those who do not know what a hawker stand is, “it’s the name given to open-air complexes housing many stalls that sell a variety of inexpensive food. They are typically […]

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SHIRAZ PERSIAN CUISINE – SINGAPORE

href=”https://thedish22.files.wordpress.com/2011/07/img_1506.jpg”&gt; July 23rd 2011 – Singapore Grilled meat, large wine list, drumbeats and a belly dancer…what more can I say The restaurant Shiraz is named after the 4,000 year old Iranian city that is knows as the city of poets, wine, gardens, nightengales and gardens. <a “Many Persian super-markets and restaurants are labelled as Middle […]

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Miso Hungry For Miso Ramen – Narita Airport Japan

[/caption][/caption] Narita-Toykyo Airport Japan – July 21st This is was greeted me in Japan after a 14hour flight from Atlanta on my way to Singapore. Savory is the best word to describe the broth and the soft peice of pork left me wishing I went with the option that had four peices. Most of us […]

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BACK TO LITTLE INDIA

Little India – Singapore “The Little India area is reported to have developed around a former settlement for Tamil convicts. Its location along the Serangoon River originally made it attractive for raising cattle, and trade in livestock was once prominent in the area.” Fresh, tomatos, eggplant and jackfruit at an open air market.  The smell […]

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Back to Singapore

  Hong Kong Wednesday I made my way back to Singapore, this time through Chicago and west over the Artic Circle to Hong Kong. Over Lake Michigan and Chicago Some cold ass water over the Artic Circle…..sure to cause shrinkage My dinner (or breakfast depending how you look at in) in Hong Kong. Fried Rice w/Chili and […]

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SINGAPORE’S NEWTON FOOD CENTER

My last night before coming back to the States my college buddy suggested that we hit the Newton Food Center for dinner. With over 80 food stalls in a horseshoe shape they had something to satisfy any food lover. Althought this place is promoted by the Singapore Tourism Board, I didn’t get a tourist trap […]

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Singapore’s Marina Bay – Things Get Kinki

Today I woke up at noon for another day of Singapore exploration. The alarm was set for 1200 on the dot  and I was sitting on the bus exactly twenty-two minutes later. My movements are clearly getting more efficient as the bus pulled up right after I got to the bus stop. When I stepped off […]

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BUGIS STREET MARKET – SINGAPORE

I work nights so I go to sleep at 7am and when the ships alarm went off at noon it kinda threw going back to sleep out the window. After siting in my bed thinking about shipboard fires, I realized I wasn’t going back to sleep. To avoid having the day be a total loss I tossed […]

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