Brunch at Tiong Bahru Hawker Center

Outside Tiong Bahru Market
Outside Tiong Bahru Market

Thanks to Anthony Bourdain’s new show “The Layover” when he featured Singapore a few months back, my nerve wracking craving for Singapore food became alive and most especially when Karla said that she’ll be going to Singapore on November for a conference. I, of course, begged to come with her. Well, it was our 5th anniversary anyway. Well, going back to Bourdain’s Layover, he featured Tiong Bahru Market – one of the popular hawker centers in Singapore because of great foodie finds.

On our last day in Singapore, we decided to have brunch here. This is only 1 bus ride from Bencoolen (where our hotel is). It was a Sunday morning and we arrived at around 10 am. We went upstairs where the food court is and already saw a lot of people. I read in some blogs that it is preferred that you go there earlier rather than the usual lunch time (12:00 noon to 2:00 pm) because it’s difficult to get a table and of course the long queues. Continue reading “Brunch at Tiong Bahru Hawker Center”

Swedish Meatballs Fiesta at Ikea Tampines

Outside Ikea (Tampines, Singapore)
Outside Ikea in Tampines, Singapore

Ikea in Tampines is the largest Ikea in Singapore (the other one is in Alexandria). We went there to meet up with Aileen while we were there last December. Since there’s no Ikea in Manila, I guess it’s another food discovery in Singapore if you opt to eat some Swedish food instead of the typical local food there.

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