Your Local City Guides - 10 Ways to Savour Singapore

Catherine Ling
Food blogger, Singapore
Catherine's articles have appeared on CNNgo.com (CNN's travel destination website) and Yahoo's Makanation. You can also catch her every Monday on radio when she gives the Foodie Lunch Pick on 93.8LIVE. Camemberu.com was voted Best Food Blog in the Singapore Blog Awards 2010.

10 Ways to Savour Singapore

In a country where eating is a national pastime, you bet you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to food. The good news? Singapore’s got just as many food aficionados! Follow food blogger Catherine Ling as she trawls through the heart of Little India during her two night stay at PARKROYAL on Kitchener Road to bring you the 10 Ways to Savour Singapore. Yum!

Ananda Bhavan

Ananda Bhavan

The oldest Indian vegetarian restaurant in Singapore; get your thosai, idli, puri, vadai, chaat, Indian breads and vegetarian rice set meals here. Opening Hours: 8am to 10pm daily.

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Beach Road Scissors Cut Curry Rice

Beach Road Scissors Cut Curry Rice

It may look like slop, but fans of this Hainanese-style curry rice flock to its gooey goodness; add on some braised pork belly and stewed cabbage and the whole meal will still be ridiculously cheap. Opening Hours: 11am to 3.30am daily.

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The Beef House

The Beef House

Huge, juicy beef meatballs with noodles; try the other Hakka delicacies as well: Yong tau foo, abacus seeds, soon kueh. Opening hours: 8am to 5pm daily.

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Cheng/Authentic Mun Chee Kee King of Pig Organ Soup

Cheng/Authentic Mun Chee Kee King of Pig Organ Soup

A clear and savoury soup to warm your own innards; it comes in a generous bowl with pig liver, stomach, meatballs and loin slices. Opening Hours: 6pm to 4am daily.

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Sheikh Najib Nasi Lemak

Sheikh Najib Nasi Lemak

Fragrant coconut rice with sweet sambal; customise your order with toppings of your choice (fried chicken wings, otah, omelette, fried ikan kuning). Opening hours: 7am to 3am.

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Kong Kee Mutton Soup

Kong Kee Mutton Soup

Chinese style non-herbal mutton soup that isn’t gamey; if you’re brave, go for the mutton innards with tendons, stomach, intestines and marrow. Opening hours: 11am to 10pm.

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Middle Road Pork Rib Prawn Noodles

Middle Road Pork Rib Prawn Noodles

A more unusual take on prawn noodles, where the prawns take a backseat and the pork ribs shine; you’ll be hard-pressed not to finish the meaty-flavoured broth. Opening hours: 8am to 2pm, Tuesday to Sunday / Closed on Mondays.

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Muthu's Curry

Muthu's Curry

No meal in Little India is complete without some fish head curry (a Singapore invention!); have a full feast with masala pappad, chicken tikka, ghost sheekh kebab, paneer makhni, cabbage masala, brinjal masala, along with briyani, butter naans and garlic naans. Opening Hours: 10am to 10pm.

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Hillman Restaurant

Hillman Restaurant

Old school zhi char (cook and fry) and home-style dishes; well known for claypot dishes, sliced fish with kailan and paper-wrapped chicken. Opening hours: 11.30am to 2.30pm / 5.30pm to 10.30pm.

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