This year is quite special for me as it marks 10 years of eating, shooting and posting my food adventures online. I am grateful to God for all the friends I have made over the years and the wonderful food epiphanies we have shared together!
Burgers have come a long way since I first wrote about the ieat Superburger in 2006. My vision of what a perfect burger should look like a decade ago has evolved somewhat over the years. Ten years ago, what I wanted was a BIG burger with all the trimmings: the bigger the better. Now, I am more focussed on the basics, ie the quality of the beef patty and the bun that accompanies it.
It's amazing how time flies! Next year will mark the tenth anniversary of ieatishootipost! When I started the food blog in Aug 2006, I had absolutely no idea how the blog would change my life! I am greatly blessed by some of the people I have met through the blog and the things that I have never thought I would ever get to do, like appearing on TV and publishing books! These are not the kind of things a typical family doctor gets to do!
Rocketgirl and I celebrate our “going out” anniversary every year in October. Of course, when I got to know her, I got to know her family as well, so this year I also invited her family to join us for a special meal. Rather than go out to a restaurant somewhere, I thought it would […]
Top Ten Dishes of Malaysian Food Street @Resorts World Sentosa
Singaporeans love to travel to Malaysia to eat. The reason is very simple. Aside from the fact that it is usually cheaper to eat there, the fact is that Malaysian food is familiar to most Singaporeans yet different enough to be a unique experience. There are many reasons for these differences of which geographical differences […]
It is the end of yet another year of feasting and I am glad to have had your company on my gastronomic adventures. I can’t tell you how much you guys mean to me. It has been said of the blogging phenomenon that: “Never before have so many people with so little to say said […]
Singapore’s Top Ten Hawker Dishes:The Ultimate Food Trail!
I know what foodies visiting our island want. They are here for two or three days, and they just want a short list of the best hawker food that our island can offer. I know because when I visit other countries, that is the kind of article I need. It's too much work to look through hundreds of blog posts to plan a food trail. Just tell me 10 of the best places to eat so that I can get an overview of Singapore food. Alright, after scouring the island for the last 8 years and having published two guide books on Singapore food, viz The End of Char Kway Teow and Only The Best, here are the 10 places which I would bring visitors to when they visit the island.
I have been asked on many occasions by overseas visitors for suggestions on what to eat when they visit Singapore. After writing this blog for the last eight years and having published two books, I feel that I am ready to pen some thoughts on 10 things that any visitor coming to Singapore must eat.