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A Canberran’s Foodie Guide to Singapore

by Rosemarie John and Joseph Ellis July 6, 2016

As bona fide foodies who’s lived in Singapore and now in Canberra, we’re going to start a collection of great food spots on the island. Here’s the first five! Singapore’s Traditional Watering Hole Known today as the Long Bar at Raffles, this heritage watering hole is steeped in history and quirky traditions. A must try is the famous Singapore Sling. […]

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Anti:dote – Creative Cocktails and Clever Bites

by Rosemarie John April 20, 2014

As we entered the lounge, we found ambient lighting, large unique geometric tiles reflecting off orange and golden décor and cosy seating a welcoming sight after a tiring flight into Singapore.  We were at Anti:dote, the island’s newest bar that features a fine selection of handcrafted cocktails and modern tapas. The swanky bar counter looked like a fun place to […]

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An Italian Experience with Raffles Courtyard Singapore

by Rosemarie John February 1, 2013

Now, if you’ve been to the Raffles Long Bar, you will know all too well about the hotel’s unique flair. The Raffles Courtyard at the Raffles Hotel is no exception. Built in the tropical setting of an open courtyard, the Raffles Courtyard is a timeless structure with white arches flanked by tropical palms and native plants that keep the feeling […]

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Singapore’s Traditional Watering Hole

by Rosemarie John October 22, 2012

Known today as the Long Bar at Raffles, this heritage watering hole is steeped in history and quirky traditions. A place when many a traveller visits to make their Singapore journey complete. Entering what was formerly known as the “Rendezvous of Planters”, the Long Bar encapsulates each visitor in a world of rustic décor, old ceramic tiles and the crackling […]

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Botak Jones – American Food in Singapore

by Rosemarie John June 3, 2012

American food hawker style… you don’t see that everyday! Offering western cuisine from burgers and steak to gumbo and Cajun chicken, Botak Jones is a unique way of experiencing good food at decent prices. With so many well established American franchises around the island, heading out for some authentic American cuisine can be quite an expensive affair. A simple burger […]

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Where to Eat in Singapore – Jaggi’s Northern Indian Cuisine

by Rosemarie John January 2, 2012

Well know for it variety of cuisine’s and authentic flavours, its quite strange to find the lack of quality and flavourful Punjabi cuisine in Singapore. However, all is not lost. Tucked away in the middle of an over populated row of Indian Restaurants in Little India  is Jaggi’s Northern Indian Cuisine. Established a century ago as a small hawker stall […]

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The Nostalgic Singapore Food Trail

by Rosemarie John November 1, 2011

By Rosemarie John – As the island rapidly develops into a modern metropolitan city beyond expectations, Singapore is losing or rather forgetting many of its old traditional ways and places that oozes in ancestral culture. Competing with the rest of the world, one can’t help but progress towards the future without sacrificing the rustic charm every now and then. Back […]

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Dining at the Verve at Marina Bay

by Rosemarie John September 26, 2011

The question of where to dine in Singapore can be a hard one. With over a 1000 restaurants and eateries that have sprung up over the years, it is simply impossible to have dined at every spot. But every now and then you stumble upon a special place that oozes in rich culture, hospitality and tantalizing bites. Located just across […]

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Where to Eat in Singapore – Part II

by Rosemarie John September 19, 2011

Its been 3 months since the foodie frenzy of  Where to Eat in Singapore – Part I  and its time for an update. Here are more tasty dishes and great spots to savour the flavours of Singapore! One of the most interesting places to have a meal at is at the Chinatown Complex situated at 335 Smith Street. Its a […]

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Where to Eat in Singapore – Part I

by Rosemarie John June 19, 2011

Singapore is a food haven as most travellers already know… Even a week in Singapore isn’t enough to have tasted all its culinary delights, so lets start with Part I of this food adventure! Chinese Mix Rice Found mostly in hawker centres or food courts in malls, Mix Rice or otherwise known as Economy Rice is a splendid way to […]

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