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Singapore: Singapore Chili Crab

by gigi on April 14, 2011

One of the definite “must try” items on my food list for my Asia trip was to try Singapore Chili Crab in, you guessed it, Singapore. Having tried it at Banana Leaf in Vancouver, I really wanted to try the real thing in the country where it was reportedly invented. Jenkins’ cousin was actually doing […]


Singapore: Tekka Centre

by gigi on April 4, 2011

On our last day in Singapore, Jenkins and I decided to eat close to our hotel, which was located in the Little India neighbourhood of the city. Tekka Centre was located about a 5 minute walk away from our hotel so we decided to go there. One interesting thing about Tekka Mall is that it’s […]


Singapore: Lau Pa Sat Hawker Centre

by gigi on April 1, 2011

While we were planning our Asia trip, Jenkins and I decided early on that the majority of our meals in Singapore (if not all) would be spent at hawker centres. We weren’t going to be there for many days and although I knew that Singapore was renowned for having a pretty diverse array of cuisines, […]


After a seven hour flight from Tokyo, Jenkins and I arrived in the second city of our Asia trip: Singapore. I knew when I was planning the Singapore portion of our trip that I had to have the Hainanese chicken, considered by many to be Singapore’s national dish. I found that Tian Tian Hainanese Chicken […]