A significant reason our hearts are wilting from the travel restrictions is the inability to satisfy some exotic food cravings.
But, the little red dot does pride itself on being a cultural melting (hot)pot. In a stroke of genius, a Reddit user decided to harness the power of the Internet to sate his appetite. He took to the r/singapore community to collect recommendations from foreign friends residing in Singapore, and the thread blew up with hundreds of replies.
Interestingly, our unassuming (but fierily loved) McSpicy seems to be a favourite among Americans. It proved superior even when compared to chicken sandwiches from Popeyes and Wendy’s in the States.
Gathered here are some of the best submissions, whether to curb a certain hunger or to expand your gastronomical range. Looks like we’re going resto-hopping this weekend!
The OP has a special request for Bun Cha suggestions, stating that popular Vietnamese restaurant “Co Hai Banh Mi unfortunately didn’t really cut it” in that department.
Apparently, some Vietnamese users share the sentiment when they denounced the authenticity of Co Hai Banh Mi.
One user was pointed to Hanoi Cuisine at the Jurong East MRT food court by a Vietnamese friend.
The humble outlet won the gourmets over with its flavourful charcoal-grilled pork and delicious bun thit nuong.
We have no shortage of Korean restaurants here, so some help to narrow down the choices is always welcome.
A Korean user who has lived in various parts of Singapore for nine years recommends Pink Candy at Beauty World, which invited a wave of praise from fellow foodies.
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They recommend their pork kimchi soup, which hits just the sweet spot between sour and spicy. Its pork, kimchi, glass noodles, tofu, onion, mushrooms and leek make for a generous portion that’s well worth your bucks.
Trust the Germans for a no-bullsh*t testimonial: if you want a genuine German dining experience, Paulaner Bräuhaus is the place to go.
In fact, Paulaner is the country’s sixth bestselling beer, and one of the six breweries in Germany to supply beers for Oktoberfest.
While we may not be able to attend the legendary festival this year, celebrate nonetheless with Paulaner’s one-for-one beer promo. Alternatively, sample sausages and beers to your heart’s content with a promo package at about S$68.
If you’re thinking about IKEA, here’s how one Swedish user puts it: “…the only Swedish with that food is the sign stating it’s Swedish”.
Lucky for us, there appears to be quite a handful of Swedish options with which to broaden our horizons.
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Posted by Fung Kee Hotdogs SG on Tuesday, 15 September 2020
Fung Kee Hotdogs at Duxton Road, for instance, serves up Skagen hotdog hailed by a native as “100% authentic Swedish drunk food”. Additionally, they import Swedish alcohol, which you can buy in bulks.
Now, if you’re a foodie who misses overseas food, you know where to go this weekend.
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