When you’re in an Asian country, you cannot miss out Din Tai Fung, not even at Singapore. Awarded with one Michelin Star and part of New York Times’ World’s Top 10 Restaurants, Din Tai Fung is one brand that is synonymous to Xiao Long Bao in the entire world.
ERIC KAYSER Philippines, Artisan Boulanger from Paris @EricKayserPH
From Paris to Tokyo, the House of Eric Kayser has now brought its best and popular croissants here in Manila, Philippines, and return the tradition of quality bread back to where it belongs – in fine dining. You’ve seen this FIRST on Candid Cuisine.
DRAGON TREE KATONG LAKSA Singapore: Best Nasi Lemak 樹龍
Where do you find the best Nasi Lemak, stripped to the bare minimum and authenticity? You’ll find it at Dragon Tree Katong Laksa. Oh and some sneak peek on the exciting cuisines soon to be featured at Candid Cuisine.
NG AH SIO Bak Kut Teh Singapore 黄亚细肉骨茶 Pork Ribs Soup Eating House
Ng Ah Sio’s Pork Rib Soup Eating House is the most popular restaurant serving authentic Bak Kut Teh since moving to Rangoon Road last March 15, 1988. Ng Ah Sio is now a brand that is synonymous to the Bak Kut Teh dish and is more than just a meager dish ~ Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Donald Tsang often dines here.
How to Order Butterbeer at Starbucks (Plus Recipes!)
For us who just want butterbeer on a regular day basis (though we don’t really what it tastes like), there’s always Starbucks, the brand that’s just around the corner. And they have their own version of butterbeer.
Travel Guide: Where to Eat in Macau
I’ll help you cut to the chase and save your time in this special Candid Cuisine’s guide on where to eat in Macau
JENNY BAKERY HONG KONG 香港 珍妮曲奇 Long Queues Just for Butter Cookies!
Well, it’s a line for a line for a line. Rain or shine, there is a queue every single day. And there are security personnel ensuring you don’t cut lines or you don’t hover outside the bakery. They’ll kick you out and ask you to fall in line outside. Loitering is not allowed.
Cookie Butter Smackdown: Your Top 5 Must Try Speculoos
Trader Joe’s Speculoos Cookie Butter has to be the most popular cookie butter there is, and easily the brand that gets sold out very quickly. In some states, you can’t buy more than 2 or 3 cookie jars. Don’t go hoarding. It comes in two varieties: Creamy and Crunchy. Creamy is much more refined than Crunchy. But if you like nipping on sweets, crunchy is something that’s a clear winner for the sweet tooth.
MOM and TINA’S Bakery & Cafe
Mom and Tina’s has been around for more than five years already. But it still hasn’t lose its luster. From club sandwiches to signature cupcakes to beef entrees to chocolate desserts to pasta — you name it and Mom and Tina’s has each and every comfort food you can think of.
CAFE CHONG SAM
Cafe Chong Sam is one of those simple, Chinese restaurants that you’d most definitely eat at if you’re looking for a cheap place to grab a bite. They have a wide selection of braised noodles and noodle soup that are just alright – not too bland or too delicious.
O SANTOS COMIDA PORTUGUESA in Taipa, Macau
We only ordered one dish – the Seafood rice, which according to their waitress, is their bestseller. On a lighter note, the waitress hurriedly took our order because Portuguese restaurants close early at 3pm. Well, that was educational.
CURRY MONSTER Macau
Don’t confuse Curry Monster with Monster Curry in Singapore. Curry Monster is popular in Macau as a quick fix to your Tonkatsu cravings. If you know me, I’m never a fan of Tonkatsu set meals since they’re rather overpriced. It’s just full of unlimited cabbage that you can easily buy in a grocery!
TAI LEI LOI KEI in Old Taipa Village
If you’ve been to Macau, you know your trip won’t be complete without Tai Lei Loi Kei’s pork chop buns. Dubbed as the most famous pork chop bun in Macau, Tai Lei Loi Kei’s pork chop steak fills your tummy wth its succulent and juicy meat.
BUTAO RAMEN Central, Hong Kong (Formerly in Lan Kwai Fong) 豚王
Established in 2006 by Ramen Master Chef Ikuta Satoshi in Shibuya, Tokyo, Ramen Nagi has been hailed as Hong Kong’s best ramen and has won the Best Ramen Spot in two consecutive years (2011, 2012) at the National Ramen of the Year Competitions. Enjoy the Red King, Black King, Green King and the Original Butao Ramen only at Ramen Nagi.
Classic Eats At Food Republic Suntec City
The Food Republic food court at Suntec City is one of the busiest food courts in Singapore. At lunch time, it’s at a peak, where there are almost no vacant tables, and lines are building up in each food stall. To maximize your time especially for those of you who are traveling to Singapore for a 3 Days 2 Nights only, I’ll give a rundown of the dishes that you shouldn’t miss.
DOLCELATTE Croughnuts (Cronuts)
Dolcelatte’s croughnuts almost tasted something that has been baked for more than 2 days already, and is no longer fresh.
CRAZY KATSU: Where All the Tonkatsu Craze Started!
This town certainly has Katsu fad. From Yabu to Saboten to Ginza Bairin, everyone is looking for that piece of breaded pork served with unlimited rice and cabbage. But if you’re on a tight budget, Crazy Katsu is the best alternative for you.
How to make frozen meatballs recipe
Homemade meatballs for your pasta!
How to make homemade dumplings (and wrapper!) recipe
In case you have extra flour at home during this lockdown, here’s a neat recipe for homemade dumpling.
What to Eat at Lau Pa Sat Festival Market Singapore
I’m sure most of you know where Lau Pa Sat is. But if I ask you where Telok Ayer Market is, you won’t know where that is. Well, Telok Ayer Market is Lau Pa Sat, the latter being the colloquially referred by locals and tourists alike.