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European food shops

Post by Zeke » Thu, 01 Aug 2013 6:22 pm

Where do you normally buy your European food?

I have heard of cold storage, but Singapore should have more!

Do you know any other smaller shops that sell western groceries/food?

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Post by x9200 » Thu, 01 Aug 2013 6:56 pm

Our primary source: German Market Place, Bukit Timah and I don't know any other (distinctive). For all the rest Cold Storage, Swiss Butcher, Swiss Bake.
But I am CE and the above fits well my palate.

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Post by zzm9980 » Thu, 01 Aug 2013 7:15 pm

There is a pretty nice western butcher shop in Parkway next to the Cold Storage called "The Butcher".

Otherwise, I survive with Cold Storage and Fairprice Finest @ Marine Parade.

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Post by Addadude » Thu, 01 Aug 2013 7:36 pm

Jasons at the back of Orchard Towers or in Raffles City. But be prepared to pay.
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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 01 Aug 2013 8:11 pm

A few more in addition to the others already mentioned......

Not sure if Tierney's is still open or not, but this is where it's supposed to be, just off Bukit Timah Rd.

Tierney's Trading Pte Ltd
10 Jalan Serene
258748
6467 1233

Culina Dempsey
Blk 8, Dempsey Road
#01-13 Dempsey Hill
Singapore 247696
http://www.culina.com.sg/new%20web/home/

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44 Jalan Merah Saga #01-50 (Chip Bee Gardens area of Holland Village)
Singapore 278116
Tel: +65 64720073
Fax: +65 64720078
Email: online@thebutcher.com.sg
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Post by Zeke » Thu, 01 Aug 2013 9:29 pm

wow guys thank you so much i will have a look!

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Post by zzm9980 » Thu, 01 Aug 2013 10:06 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote: The Butcher
44 Jalan Merah Saga #01-50 (Chip Bee Gardens area of Holland Village)
Singapore 278116
Tel: +65 64720073
Fax: +65 64720078
Email: online@thebutcher.com.sg
This is the same place that I mentioned in Parkway. I endorse it++

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Post by Eastbound » Fri, 02 Aug 2013 3:50 pm

Tierney's closed down almost 2 years ago.

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 02 Aug 2013 5:06 pm

Sorry about that. It's still listed many times on google. Guess they didn't update very well. I know that when they were open many years ago, they made Jason's look like NTUC pricing wise.
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Post by uscate » Fri, 02 Aug 2013 7:54 pm

For a European marketplace kind of vibe, we love PasarBella at Turf City (the old race track). Crowded on Saturday, less so on Sunday. Great artisanal cheese, meats, breads, pasteries, organic foods, wines and an AWESOME seafood shop / sushi / seafood restaurant.

While this isn't actually day-to-day grocery shopping, it's fun to get some neat goodies, and we manage to make a leisurely afternoon of it.

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Post by katbh » Fri, 02 Aug 2013 8:53 pm

European food is everywhere now. I remember in the 'old' days when it was impossible to find anything except sliced processed cheese..

Now, it is better than being in Europe 'cause can get food from EVERY european country - not just the European country you are living in !

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Post by zzm9980 » Fri, 02 Aug 2013 10:28 pm

katbh wrote: Now, it is better than being in Europe 'cause can get food from EVERY european country - not just the European country you are living in !
It's not better than anything. You get a random small selection of non-fresh food that's 5x-10x as expensive.

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Post by Barnsley » Fri, 02 Aug 2013 10:31 pm

zzm9980 wrote:
katbh wrote: Now, it is better than being in Europe 'cause can get food from EVERY european country - not just the European country you are living in !
It's not better than anything. You get a random small selection of non-fresh food that's 5x-10x as expensive.
I concur!!
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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 02 Aug 2013 10:46 pm

Ain't it the truth!
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Post by x9200 » Sat, 03 Aug 2013 8:44 am

zzm9980 wrote:
katbh wrote: Now, it is better than being in Europe 'cause can get food from EVERY european country - not just the European country you are living in !
It's not better than anything. You get a random small selection of non-fresh food that's 5x-10x as expensive.
+1. Not even some flag-ship products are available and definitely not true that EVERY, not true for "selection" neither. IMO local non-domestic "Western" food is predominantly US, Australian and maybe UK unless one considers pizzas and pastas as Italian. It corresponds to the expat population profile.

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