Sunday, September 9, 2007

Local dishes for foreign visitors

You have foreign visitors coming to Singapore and need some ideas to bring them for a taste of quality local food? Here are some local dish ideas to consider for hosting dinner and lunch for foreign visitors (see location map):

1. Outram Park Ah Wah Bak Kut Teh (亚华肉骨茶) - visited by Donald Tsang, CE of Hongkongaaaa
Must try the teowchew tea with the bak kut teh
address: 7 Keppel Rd #01-05 Tanjong Pagar Complex (Map)
Close on Mondays, open daily 7am - 3pm

2. Indian fish head curry - Indian curryaaaa
address: Race Course Road, Our Makan Place (chinese coffee shop at the corner)

3. Jumbo Seafood - Chinese seafood aaa
address: Clark Quay (Map)

4. Lau Pa Sat (Old Market) - local Singapore food, food center aaa
Satay, Poh Piah, grilled seafood ... etc
address: Shenton Way (Map)

5. Beach Road Prawn Noodle House - prawn with pork ribs soup noodle + ngo hiang aaaa
address: 370 East Coast Rd near Still Rd junction (Map)
lunch ($4, $5, $6)

6. Hock Lam Street Popular Beef Noodle (泰南隆) - kway teow soup is good aaaa
Best soup base. Would not recommend the dried one though.
address: 27 Purvis Street (opposite National Library) (Map)
medium: $5

7. Chin Chin chicken rice - Hainanese dishes, chicken rice, pork chop aaa
address: 19 Purvis Street (opposite National Library)

8. Chinatown Food Street - local hawker favourites aaa
address: Chinatown, Smith Street (Map)

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