• Jamie Oliver accused of cultural appropriation after releasing 'jerk rice' ready meal
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    Jamie Oliver accused of cultural appropriation after releasing 'jerk rice' ready meal

    The product has been criticised on Twitter with many pointing out that jerk is a Jamaican seasoning – made up of allspice and Scotch bonnets – rather than a rice dish.

  • Cheese Addiction does gooey raclette toppings on tteokbokki, shrimp nuggets, karaage, and more
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    Cheese Addiction does gooey raclette toppings on tteokbokki, shrimp nuggets, karaage, and more

    Raclette made it to the list of trending foods in Singapore a while ago, so Cheese Addiction is a little late to the game… but the market for specializing in gooey cheese that can be scraped on to practically any dish — that will pretty much never go away. Just look at how people reacted ... The post Cheese Addiction does gooey raclette toppings on tteokbokki, shrimp nuggets, karaage, and more appeared first on Coconuts.

  • Famous Kyoto brand % Arabica Coffee to debut in Singapore at Arab Street
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    Famous Kyoto brand % Arabica Coffee to debut in Singapore at Arab Street

    A new coffee shop this way comes, when % Arabica Coffee opens its first space in Singapore in about four months. The popular Japanese brand from Kyoto recently announced on its social media channels its plans to take over 56 Arab Street in about four months, sparking off a wave of excitement among java addicts. ... The post Famous Kyoto brand % Arabica Coffee to debut in Singapore at Arab Street appeared first on Coconuts.

  • Paris meets Tokyo in the new dessert collection of cakes, French pastries, and bonbons at Hilton’s D9 Cakery
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    Paris meets Tokyo in the new dessert collection of cakes, French pastries, and bonbons at Hilton’s D9 Cakery

    At Hilton Singapore’s D9 Cakery, the intricately plated desserts are spotlighted in a 6m-long glass showcase. Just in case you weren’t already tempted by the lure of a sugar high. For its new collection, artisanal treats like French pastries, cakes, and bonbons are somewhat of a tribute to the techniques and ingredients of Paris and ... The post Paris meets Tokyo in the new dessert collection of cakes, French pastries, and bonbons at Hilton’s D9 Cakery appeared first on Coconuts.

  • Gyozas galore: This Novena eatery fills the Japanese dumplings with curry, salted egg, cheese and more
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    Gyozas galore: This Novena eatery fills the Japanese dumplings with curry, salted egg, cheese and more

    COCONUTS HOT SPOT — First, a disclaimer. Gyoza purists should look away now, because the dumplings served at new Japanese joint Chao Chao Gyoza are anything but traditional. But if you’ve ever wondered what other weird and wondrous stuffings a gyoza can hold, this chain restaurant — which has outlets in Japan, Hong Kong, and the Philippines — ... The post Gyozas galore: This Novena eatery fills the Japanese dumplings with curry, salted egg, cheese and more appeared first on Coconuts.

  • The House of Mu is where you can shop Burmese teak furniture and dine on European cuisine
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    The House of Mu is where you can shop Burmese teak furniture and dine on European cuisine

    COCONUTS HOT SPOT — New to the Mohammed Sultan Road stretch is restaurant/bar House of Mu, an industrial-style joint serving European food in a cozy space. At first glance, it’s not the kind of haunt that instantly grabs your attention; however, on closer inspection, you may just find a new hangout for you and your buddies. ... The post The House of Mu is where you can shop Burmese teak furniture and dine on European cuisine appeared first on Coconuts.

  • Boat Quay’s new Mediterranean eatery offers a $17 lunch buffet of salads, dips, and meaty stews
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    Boat Quay’s new Mediterranean eatery offers a $17 lunch buffet of salads, dips, and meaty stews

    You may have heard of takeaway kiosk Pita Tree Mediterranean Grilled Kebabs on Orchard Road, or perhaps you’ve previously splurged at its classier cousin, Persian restaurant Shabestan, once or twice. Well, if you enjoyed your experiences with these two brands, you’ll be pleased to know that the folks behind them have opened a new Pita ... The post Boat Quay’s new Mediterranean eatery offers a $17 lunch buffet of salads, dips, and meaty stews appeared first on Coconuts.

  • Tangy Buffalo Chicken Drumettes
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    Tangy Buffalo Chicken Drumettes

    These tangy crispy drumettes capture all the flavours of a good buffalo wing and there's… The post Tangy Buffalo Chicken Drumettes appeared first on Share Food Singapore.

  • Singapore's chilli crab, Kuala Lumpur's laksa among Lonely Planet's top food experiences
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    Singapore's chilli crab, Kuala Lumpur's laksa among Lonely Planet's top food experiences

    Singapore's chilli crab has made it into the Lonely Planet travel guide publisher's list of top 500 gastronomic experiences from around the world.

  • Haji Lane is now home to Malaysia’s viral Milo ice kepal dessert (and loaded sausage subs)
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    Haji Lane is now home to Malaysia’s viral Milo ice kepal dessert (and loaded sausage subs)

    One of the newest openings on Haji Lane, Street Submarine is a Halal-certified joint that specializes in loaded sausage subs. Each option has a standard base of chicken sausage and toasted sesame bun, piled high with everything from cheese ($5.50) and chili rendang ($8) to chicken satay ($8) and BBQ pulled beef ($9) to crab ... The post Haji Lane is now home to Malaysia’s viral Milo ice kepal dessert (and loaded sausage subs) appeared first on Coconuts.

  • Fat Po is where you can get fusion grub like mala mushroom pasta and teh creme brulee
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    Fat Po is where you can get fusion grub like mala mushroom pasta and teh creme brulee

    A new cafe for the Punggol folks — Fat Po may not be the most accessible, since you’ve gotta hop on the LRT after your trip to the end of the North East line, but it makes up for the tiresome trek with a quiet ambience that’s ideal for a peaceful night out. Set up by the ... The post Fat Po is where you can get fusion grub like mala mushroom pasta and teh creme brulee appeared first on Coconuts.

  • 9 places in Singapore to get non-mainstream mooncake flavors for Mid-Autumn Festival 2018
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    9 places in Singapore to get non-mainstream mooncake flavors for Mid-Autumn Festival 2018

    Ah, mooncakes. Does anyone really love ‘em? They’re certainly not what we’d reach for when we’re hankering for something sweet – but they’re an annual tradition, and F&B folks need to keep that centuries-old cash cow healthy with all these new twists and turns on the classic dessert. And so, here’s to another year of Mid-Autumn festivities and snacks. If ... The post 9 places in Singapore to get non-mainstream mooncake flavors for Mid-Autumn Festival 2018 appeared first on Coconuts.

  • KFC Singapore launches Cheesy Chicken Ham Twister
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    KFC Singapore launches Cheesy Chicken Ham Twister

    KFC Singapore has launched a new breakfast menu item, the Cheesy Chicken Ham Twister.

  • Brother Bird makes hybrid desserts like mochi croissants and cruffins, plus sorbets and soft serve
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    Brother Bird makes hybrid desserts like mochi croissants and cruffins, plus sorbets and soft serve

    What a world we live in now, where there’s always a new food option for the fickle-minded and trend-obsessed. Possibly inspired by the cronut (croissant + donut), the Dominique Ansel creation from some years back, local cafe Brother Bird has been enticing sweet toothed folks across the island with its mochi croissant and mochi cruffin (mochi + ... The post Brother Bird makes hybrid desserts like mochi croissants and cruffins, plus sorbets and soft serve appeared first on Coconuts.

  • New rainbow cheese toast shop Kuma brings color to the Singapore sandwich scene
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    New rainbow cheese toast shop Kuma brings color to the Singapore sandwich scene

    Elevating grilled cheese sandwiches to the next level is the #cheesepull factor, which people have been milking to get social media likes for a while now. But stretchy cheese colored in every hue of the rainbow and packaged in beary cute paper packets? That’s the stuff viral trends are made of these days (sadly enough). Sure, it’s ... The post New rainbow cheese toast shop Kuma brings color to the Singapore sandwich scene appeared first on Coconuts.

  • McDonald's is handing out a gold card that gives you a lifetime of free meals
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    McDonald's is handing out a gold card that gives you a lifetime of free meals

    Nothing would stop us from popping into a McDonald's for nuggets ever again.

  • Lowe’f: Hidden cozy cafe in Bras Basah that makes its own breads, cakes, and pastries
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    Lowe’f: Hidden cozy cafe in Bras Basah that makes its own breads, cakes, and pastries

    The next time you find yourself lost somewhere in Bras Basah, with nowhere to rest your aching feet, consider Lowe’f, a new cozy cafe that serves sandwiches, pastries, cakes, and coffees. It’s not one of those tired themed spots that thrive on trends, neither does it scream “please enter” to all who pass by — but ... The post Lowe’f: Hidden cozy cafe in Bras Basah that makes its own breads, cakes, and pastries appeared first on Coconuts.

  • 78 Alkofelic: New bar on Purvis Street aimed at the coffee and cocktail-loving crowd
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    78 Alkofelic: New bar on Purvis Street aimed at the coffee and cocktail-loving crowd

    Coffee and cocktails each have their own loyal following — put them together, though, and it can either turn out to be a terrible union of two of our favorite things, or a next-level drink of its own. At 78 Alkofelic, a new Purvis Street watering hole touted as Singapore’s first (and only) coffee cocktail bar, the star ... The post 78 Alkofelic: New bar on Purvis Street aimed at the coffee and cocktail-loving crowd appeared first on Coconuts.

  • Dietitian uses 'spot the difference' game to highlight how subtle changes can impact weight loss
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    Dietitian uses 'spot the difference' game to highlight how subtle changes can impact weight loss

    Are you a fan of 'spot the difference' challenges? One dietitian is using the game to teach about the impact subtle meal differences have on weight loss.

  • Baked Cheesy Portobello Mushroom Sandwich
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    Baked Cheesy Portobello Mushroom Sandwich

    Stuffed portobello mushroom topped with melted baked cheese and sandwich between delicious wholemeal bread. This… The post Baked Cheesy Portobello Mushroom Sandwich appeared first on Share Food Singapore.

  • The judges were wrong about my dish, but I've moved on, says 'rendang-gate' chef Zaleha
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    The judges were wrong about my dish, but I've moved on, says 'rendang-gate' chef Zaleha

    When Malaysian MasterChef UK contestant Zaleha Kadir Olpin was eliminated from the TV cooking competition after judge Gregg Wallace said her rendang was not “crispy” enough, it triggered consternation across Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei for the affront to Southeast Asian cuisine. Four months have passed since the incident blew up, and Zaleha is still unsure as to “what the judges were thinking” when they criticised her dish of chicken stewed in spices.

  • Ice cream dream: Aqua S from Sydney to debut in Singapore with pastel-colored soft serves
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    Ice cream dream: Aqua S from Sydney to debut in Singapore with pastel-colored soft serves

    [Update: The opening date is still TBA.] Sydney’s famous Aqua S is set to open its first Singapore outlet in Orchard, and the date is reported to be Aug 15. If you haven’t oohed and aahed over the brand’s delicate, soft-hued aesthetic before, well, perhaps you’ve gotta up your Instagram game. Because this must be what whimsical ... The post Ice cream dream: Aqua S from Sydney to debut in Singapore with pastel-colored soft serves appeared first on Coconuts.

  • Lime House and Trouble Brewing roll out new menu of Caribbean bites and craft beer
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    Lime House and Trouble Brewing roll out new menu of Caribbean bites and craft beer

    In many areas across the Caribbean islands — most notably Trinidad and Tobago — people use the word “liming” pretty often, not unlike the way that Singaporeans would use “lepak.” It basically means chilling and hanging out, and of course, that means booze and snacks are often involved in the mix. We recently did just that at Lime ... The post Lime House and Trouble Brewing roll out new menu of Caribbean bites and craft beer appeared first on Coconuts.