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Voilah! French Festival Singapore 2016: Lo-baguettes! Lo-banquettes! Lo-bang!

This is the second of three listings on “Voilah! 2016”. This piece features the gastronomical highlights of the seven-week festival, which will see events exploring French Visual and Performing Arts, Food, Film, Science, and Culture. If food is your one and only love, prepare for a French romance of epic proportions. “Voilah! 2016” is working with dozens of partners to bring French food to you at an affordable rate! Whether it be a night out with a special someone or a boss you’re trying to impress with your impressive knowledge of wine and cheese, we’ve got you covered. We picked out a…
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What Would A “Modern” Yu Sheng Look Like?

Yusheng, yee sang or yuu sahng (Chinese: 鱼生), or Prosperity Toss, also known as lo hei (Cantonese for 撈起 or 捞起) is a Teochew-style raw fish salad. Yes, Wikipedia knows more about my own culture than I do. Those who celebrate the hand-shaking, money-gifting, petty gambling festival that is the Chinese New Year would be all too familiar with this messy dish. But while atas restaurants keep trying to find more creative reasons/lucrative ways to sell shredded vegetables, we wondered about how younger generations might adapt this tradition in the future. Basically… What would a “modern” Singaporean Yu Sheng look like? and that’s…
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6 Sinful Salted Egg Dishes To Try This Chinese New Year

With the Chinese New Year just around the corner, the salted egg fad rides on through the Lunar New Year, making fans out of many Singaporeans. With ever creative twists on how to introduce the rich creamy yolk into dishes, here are some of the must-try salted egg dishes from around the island that you should really sneak into gatherings this Chinese New Year. 1. Salted Egg Croissant View this post on Instagram Took a food break this morning to run over to #antoinette to try the #saltedeggcroissant that's been blowing up all over #instagram. Delicious. Perfect flaky croissant with sweet and…
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4 Amazing Foodies On YouTube You Have To Subscribe To

“It’s a quarter after one, I’m a little drunk, and I need you now” This ain’t an article about Lady Antebellum and where they’ve disappeared to, but rather a quick guide to some amazing food-centric channels on YouTube for your supper cravings! Because we’ve all been tired and hungry (and drunk) while doing our late-night Internet scrolling (or homework, if you’re responsible), here are 4 chefs/pseudo-chefs who have been cooking up a storm online. Just grab a fork and dig in! 1) SORTED Food It’s impossible not to love the 4 British boys/men of SORTED. Comprising Jamie Spafford, Barry James Taylor, Mike Huttlestone,…
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QUIZ: Can You Survive A Hipster Café?

It’s 2:30PM. The Singapore sun is its usual unforgiving self, keeping everyone indoors, when your best friend drops you a text on Telegram: “Pre10shus Café at Keong Saik @ 3:30pm y/n?“ You pause the Blogilates video you’ve been (binge-)watching as you consider this offer. You know your last Instagram update was a shocking “20h” ago, and really, your relationship with your bestie is based on a mutual understanding to always “Like” each other’s Instagrams (for added support). “I’ve run out of #throwback selfies so ya ok. See u.“ Remember those “Choose Your Own Adventure” books that were all the rage when we were kids?…
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