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Snapshots from Singapore: Afternoon Tea at Tea Chapter

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After the fourth noodle dish before 3 p.m., I needed some respite. Eating in Singapore carries the constant risk of too much of a good thing, and though I fell for kopi hard, hitting this kind of brick wall demanded something more pure. More

Snapshots from Singapore: A Guide to Singaporean Coffee

Max Falkowitz 4 comments

Kopi is a dark and full bodied brew, less bitter (and, you could argue, more aromatic) than Vietnamese versions, but with the same subtle caramel-sweetness that comes from canned condensed or evaporated milk. Most importantly: it's good. More

Snapshots from Singapore: The To-Go Bag

Max Falkowitz 15 comments

From your morning coffee to your afternoon teh tarik, your drinks in Singapore arrive, more likely than not, in real, re-usable cups. So what do you do when you want your drink to go? Get it poured into a bag, tied with lanyard, and stuffed with a straw. More

Hangover Helper: Kopi and Kaya Toast with Eggs, Singapore

Hangover Helper Yvonne Ruperti 2 comments

It happens. You pry open your swollen eyes and remember climbing into the cab to head home, but not crawling into bed (hey, at least it's your own). And your credit card: "Oh no...is it still at the bar waiting to be closed out?" With a morning like this the last thing you want to do is make decisions. Especially the hungover breakfast question of the day: "Do I want salty or sweet?" Fortunately if you're in Singapore, their national breakfast has got you covered: Kopi and Kaya Toast with eggs. And you won't have to drag yourself far because it's right outside your front door. More

Hangover Helper: Sliced Pork Congee with Egg at Maxwell Food Centre, Singapore

Hangover Helper Yvonne Ruperti 3 comments

Spend the night out in Singapore and there's a good chance that you'll end up either warbling your inebriated heart out to Barry Manilow at a karaoke bar, or sitting next to a group of old Chinese men (call them "uncle", please) at a hawker stand at 5 a.m. as you add your last bottle of Tiger to the dozens of empties besieging the table. More

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