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Hawker food getting worse and worse?

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Post by uscate » Fri, 02 Aug 2013 8:00 pm

I arrived in Singapore all excited about the "Hawker Food Experience," but soon discovered that the vast amount of lard in most of the food made it more of a negative than a positive for me. Plus, I've found many of the hawker centers themselves to be rather stuffy and trashy. The one that I do like is Gluttons by the Bay in Marina Bay - maybe because it's outside and the food stands seem to be a little nicer with more grilled food.

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Post by movingtospore » Fri, 02 Aug 2013 8:10 pm

Most of it is swimming in cheap, poor-quality oil and MSG. Ick.

SE Asian equivalent of a McD's burger really.

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Post by Wd40 » Fri, 02 Aug 2013 8:50 pm

The Indian population has gone up significantly in the last decade and hence quite a few Indian restaurants, both in food courts as well as fine dining have sprung up. If there is one reason I like Singapore, it is the wide availability of our food :)

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Post by katbh » Fri, 02 Aug 2013 8:56 pm

Yep. Nothing yet beats the "biriyani joint' at marine parade central! Should try their fish tikka, kebab, dum biriayani, palak....

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Post by Goldy740 » Tue, 27 Aug 2013 4:27 pm

i maybe wrong but thunder tea rice (lau pa sat) seems pretty healthy and tastes good.

apart from that then it's a struggle to think of other ones...


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