Greetings from Singapore! Hope you’re enjoying this last week of 2011! Just wanted to share this rapidly-prepared prawn noodles at a typical Singaporean hawker center – enjoy!
What’s your favorite noodle dish?
Greetings from Singapore! After an almost 24-hour flight (including a special Christmas menu, thank you Singapore Airlines!), I’m here! I just wanted to share this video of one of my favorite beverages here – teh tarik. Teh Tarik translates into “pulled tea,” and from this video you’ll see how this yummy tea got its name:
Stay tuned for more!
Have you heard of teh tarik before?
OMG A CHOCO CAT!!
Super cool. But wait, there’s more – this is a *fortune* cat. Yes, that’s right, like its cookie counterpart, there’s a fortune hidden inside this feline confection. How did I happen upon this lil’ guy? Allow me to back up just a bit…
Recognize this guy?
I had mentioned in my 2010 wrap-up post that I had some exciting things up my sleeve for 2011, so I’m thrilled to share one of them with you! Yesterday I got to sit down and eat with one of Singapore’s leading food critics – K.F. Seetoh. His Makanustra guide and rating system is known all over Singapore – and in a land inhabited by foodies, this is saying something! A champion of the local hawker center food culture, Seetoh is the go-to resource for Singaporean cuisine. You might have seen him on Anthony Bourdain’s No Reservations: Singapore episode, introducing Samantha Brown to the best laksa in town, and most recently in Top Chef’s season finale in Singapore! Needless to say, I was super excited.
Per Seetoh’s suggestion, we headed out for…. Continue Reading
As you may know by now, I’m a huge fan of food hopping – the more places I get to sample, the better! Singapore is perfect for food hopping because there are SO many snack and dessert (oh, the dessert!) stalls to try. Yesterday, I was lucky enough to have Singapore local and blog star Valerie show me some of her favorite food finds.
Our first stop was to Mr. Bean for some soya ice cream (first photo).