Big Street


104 Jalan Besar first caught headlines when it became the first traditional shophouse to be reconstructed according to conservation guidelines when Jalan Besar Station was being built. As one of the oldest buildings in the country the integrity of this structure is intricately retained with its foundation strengthened. For architecture and heritage buffs alike this is already a gem in itself. Big Street, the first tenant to moved into this heritage space pay its ode by offering some local fare with a twist like the Chilli Crab Coin Pratas and Salted Egg Yolk Prata Bomb, both of which are my personal favourites.
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Restaurant Spiced Mala Hotpot 香辣辣麻辣香锅 in Bukit Indah


As some of you who might know that I am currently going to Shou Slimming Centre at Novena on a regular basis to maintain my figure and lose some weight in the process. According to the consultants at Shou Slimming Centre, Mala Xiang Guo aka Mala Hotpot is one of the most sinful food to eat, ever.
I have also did a cross check on myfitnesspal.com and the calories for half bowl of mala hotpot is actually 460!! But this does not ease my constant craving for it. lol. The other day, I just stumbled upon a very decent one at Bukit Indah in Johore Bahru named Restaurant Spiced Mala Hotpot and the selection was one of the biggest that I have seen so far!
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Wholesome Savour, a guilt free indulgence


Although vegan food is of no stranger in places like Australia and UK, somehow in Singapore, it is still not commonly found in the F&B outlets. Hence, I was all excited when I found out about Wholesome Savour located at Palais Renaissance basement 1. Wholesome Savour not only serves 100% vegan food and beverages without dairy, gluten, trans fat, additives, cholesterol or preservatives, you can be rest assured that behind the menu, there is a team of nutritionists, dieticians and experienced chefs!
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Lotus Kitchen at Chinatown Point


For various reasons, vegetarian cuisine has been gaining grounds among the younger generation of Singaporeans. Besides quality, vegetarian restaurants have to offer a wider variety of dishes to cater to such rising demands. Lotus kitchen recently opened as a slightly upscale spin off of Lotus Vegetarian Restaurant in the heart of Chinatown, promising to make gourmet vegetarian food more accessible to the masses.
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