This AMK Hub Mall Has A Hidden Secret Only Insiders Know

AMK Hub is a busy shopping mall located right next to Ang Mo Kio MRT station. It is well-known that there are many eateries at AMK Hub, such as NTUC Foodfare, Toast Box, Swensens and more. But one canteen has cleverly hidden itself so well that only insiders know where it is. A canteen so…

10 Things You Can Eat While Stalking President Halimah Yacob At Her HDB Flat

President Halimah Yacob’s jumbo HDB flat is located in Yishun, which is unfortunately more infamous for weird stuff that happens than for its interesting attractions. As the first Singapore President to continue staying in a HDB flat, this has brought out a flurry of activity around her area in Yishun (just check out this photo…

Cotton Homebakes – Beautiful, Healthy, Delicious Homebaked Cakes

This is post 2 of 4 in the series “#SGfemales” Homebaked cakes are getting more popular nowadays as Singaporeans increasingly seek customisable, handcrafted products over mass-produced ones. I first came across Cotton Homebakes while asking fellow mummies on Facebook for recommendations for home bakers. Quite a few of them had ordered homebaked cakes from Cotton…

The Terminal – Airbus’s Secret Café in Seletar Aerospace Park

This is post 5 of 5 in the series “Singapore: Seletar Aerospace and Surrounds” Seletar Aerospace Park is full of hidden gems (check out my other Seletar posts in this series). I had no idea this café called The Terminal existed, until I came across a brochure for a Dilmah Tea Inspired Award at a recent Taste of East Asia event….

Three Things More Expensive for Singapore Parents Than Milk Powder

The cost of milk powder in Singapore has risen to a level even PAP MPs cannot endure. If you weren’t paying attention, the rise in milk powder prices has been hogging quite a few headlines. How expensive is Singapore milk powder? According to the Mandarin chart below, the price of milk powder in Singapore (#2)…

Why Would Singaporeans Buy Fish From a Farmer Instead of A Fisherman?

“Farming” to Singaporeans typically brings to mind crops like vegetables, fruits, rice, or livestock, poultry and eggs. But what about fish? Some of us may think our fish are typically wild fish caught by fishermen and farmed fish is just a minor source of our fish. So why would Singaporeans increasingly buy fish from a…

Naomi Kitchen at Serangoon: Good Location, Pretty Decor & Creative Confections

I have a weakness for country-themed cafés. So on my way to NEX Mall at Serangoon, when I walked past a café that had a country-theme decor, I just had to go in to get a cup of tea. Naomi Kitchen is located at the first floor of the multistorey carpark right next to NEX…

Off The Beaten Track: Seletar Aerospace & Surrounds (& A Hidden Cinema You Never Realised Existed!)

This is post 3 of 5 in the series “Singapore: Seletar Aerospace and Surrounds” If you’re looking for a completely different environment to spend a half or full day exploring, consider the Seletar Aerospace & surrounds. This place is best explored with your own transport (personal mobility devices counted), unless you narrow down to one…

What If Singapore Ran Out of Food?

It’s been a long time since Singapore had major food security issues. I remember growing up watching Channel 8 dramas about World War II. Besides the fear of being tortured and killed, I vividly remember how people struggled terribly with the lack of food. There was one scene of a man complaining to his mother…

NTUC Foodfare’s New Kitchen Loft Opens at Mapletree Business City

Mapletree Business City is Singapore’s home to MNCs such as Unilever, Google and SAP. It is also situated near Labrador Park MRT along the Circle Line and next to a small shopping centre called Alexandra Retail Centre (ARC). There used to be a food court at Mapletree Business City I. I remember it being a…