Last July the Singapore Tourism Board invited me to Singapore for a food familiarization tour and I was able to try authentic dishes that were new to me. //embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js
One of my most pleasurable meals in Singapore was at the original branch of Ya Kun Kaya Toast. They have branches in several malls but I suggest going to this branch where waiters yell the customers’ orders and things get done fast amidst the seeming chaos.
As much as I enjoyed my experience at the Singapore Food Trail I still yearned to visit a real hawker center in Singapore.
Any time I can eat in a hawker center is a good thing. I actually ate at the Singapore Food Trail twice last June. The first time was on the day I arrived and the next was with the whole group led by KF Seetoh.
I thought I wouldn’t get to see the Marina Bay Sands hotel after taking so many pictures of it from afar. Thankfully our tour guide, Eros, took pity on me and brought us there for dinner after visiting Gardens by the Bay.
[singlepic id=68 w=640 h=480 float=] It was raining in Singapore that afternoon and we were so worried that we wouldn’t be able to go to the Gardens by the Bay but Eros, our tour guide, guaranteed it us that it would be no problem.
I gave up my precious free time supposedly for shopping the Great Singapore Sale to meet with my dear friend and blogger Frannywanny and I didn’t mind one bit. Fran and her hubby Paul just moved to Singapore and I promised her I would visit her.
I ate a lot of delicious street food when I was in Singapore last June but one of my most memorable experiences was the amazing lunch we had at 2am:lab. Chef Janice Wong wowed us with her molecular gastronomy using familiar Singaporean flavors.
My first day in Singapore was a very productive one. It started with a press conference for the World Street Food Congress 2013 then a few hours of shopping and eating with my cousin, followed by a wonderful river cruise and ended with a seafood dinner featuring some of Singapore’s most famous dishes.
It wasn’t all work in Singapore, not that I call eating delicious street food work, when I attended the World Street Food Congress 2013 last June. The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) made sure we saw the best that Singapore had to offer and I was definitely impressed. My previous trips to Singapore were mostly dedicatedContinue reading “Singapore River Cruise”