Tiong Bahru (Ah Pui) Satay: Singapore’s most elusive Satay!
The first time I tasted Ah Pui's satay was back in 2012. It was a surreal experience. I still remember it was a Sunday morning and as per instructions, we were all waiting at Old Tiong Bahru Bak Kut Teh for Ah Pui's iconic pushcart to appear. When it finally did, the scene was like that of a flash mob. People scattered around the coffeeshop suddenly rose to their feet and still others appeared out of nowhere to descend upon Ah Pui and his rickety pushcart!
Tiong Hoe Specialty Coffee: 50 years and still learning about Coffee
If you are looking for the coffee “Yoda” of Singapore, then you might find him sitting in Tiong Hoe Specialty coffee with a group of disciples trying to pick the brains of a man who has been roasting coffee beans for over half a century. But even after such a long pilgrimage, Mr Tan insists that he has […]
Ho Tit Coffee Powder Factory: A Call for Heritage Status for our Traditional Crafts
Much has been said about the need to preserve our culinary heritage. So far it has been largely a NATO (No Action Talk Only) affair. However, I am glad that we Singaporeans are slowly waking up to the fact that we need to do something to preserve our precious culinary heritage before it all disappears […]
Oriole Cafe and Bar: Arguably the Best Cup of Coffee in Singapore…. Arguably
Where can you get the best cup of coffee in Singapore? As I hinted in the title, this is a very contentious question because everyone has a place for their favourite cuppa. To make any assertion, one must have a basis. If the basis is personal taste, then we can argue till the cows come […]
Food for Thought: Nice People, Great Food, Social Causes, Decent Prices! I just love this place!
This Stall has moved Once upon a time there were three very different little girls…..who grew up to be three very different women….but they have three things in common…they’re bright…they’re are passionate about God….. and they opened a Restaurant……The Restaurant’s name is Food for Thought. Charlie’s Angels fans will recognize immediately the blasphemous adulteration of […]