Tag Archives | hawkers

Food Opera @ Ion Orchard Singapore

From the restauranteurs of Food Republic (part of BreadTalk Group) comes Food Opera @ Ion Orchard, an upmarket spin on the food court, whose twenty-two hawker stalls and four mini restaurants come complete with chandeliers, commissioned art, sleek acrylic chairs and marble tabletops. Situated in Singapore’s famous shopping district on Orchard Road, Food Opera is […]

Luxury Hawker Food At Straights Kitchen Grand Hyatt Singapore

Luxury-hawker food sounds like an oxymoron, doesn’t it? To me, and others alike, hawker food in Singapore is luxurious; it’s the ultimate foodie paradise. Like Anthony Bourdain so accurately proclaimed on No Reservations, “If you love food, Singapore just might be the best place on earth”. And it’s a measure of how food crazy they […]

Tian Tian Hainanese Chicken Rice Review (Joo Chiat) Singapore

Singapore’s Tian Tian Hainanese Chicken Rice was made world-famous by Anthony Bourdain’s popular foodie/travel show No Reservations. Bourdain visited the first branch located at Maxwell Food Centre, but it has since expanded from a humble hawker stall to include a full fledged restaurant on Joo Chiat Road. We decided to try this stand-alone air-conditioned chicken […]

Food Republic, Wisma Atria, Orchard Road, Singapore

Food Republic is a food court chain run by the BreadTalk Group (including Toast Box) based in Singapore. Although, they have outlets in Hong Kong as well (we tried their Olympian City location). We visited their location at Wisma Atria on Singapore’s famous Orchard Road (where we ate ice cream sandwiches with bread, and saw […]

936 LTN Food Village Pte Ltd – East Coast, Singapore

The food village (a short walk from Mandarin Gardens) was the first stop we made after our awesome friends Tom & Elaine picked us up from Changi Airport. Now this is the kind of hawker center I remember from years ago: Open-air, plastic chairs, and all. If you’re unfamiliar with hawkers, they’re groups of food […]

Lau Pa Sat Festival Market Singapore

Singaporeans have a national obsession with street food. Their love for their four distinct cultural cuisines is apparent: Malay, Chinese, Indian and Western fares are all readily available at hawker stalls and food courts all over the tiny city-state. One of the most famous hawker centres is Lau Pa Sat Festival Market located in the […]