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Xi’an Food Bar

As part of a frenzy of eating for the Metro Magazine Cheap Eats special we paid a visit to Xi’an Food Bar in the city. We had heard good things. No sense in wasting a paragraph on the décor or ambience as there really was none to speak of –...


Kati Grill

Most of us are all too familiar with the often mediocre and occasionally good kebab that herald from the Middle East, yet few of us have been acquainted with the kati roll, India’s answer to this much loved (and hated) street food. If Dominion Road is the place to go...


Food Truck Garage

Third time lucky!  I was thwarted from trying out Mike Van de Elzen’s newest eatery due to filming at the restaurant.  My persistence was rewarded at a recent lunch when I joined the throngs of punters enjoying his healthy version of “fast food”. This really is fast food with a...


Nol Bu Ne

Review by May-Lee Wong Housed in a rather mystical, retro red pagoda style building on the corner of Wellesley and Lorne Streets, Nol Bu Ne has been serving up good Korean for as long as anyone can remember. I used to frequent its floorboards in my days spent at the...


Ah Ssak

The sloping beginnings of Queen Street is a treasure-trove of cheap and cheerful eateries. If you’re ever in the city late at night, the restaurants that form this distinct block of ethnic cuisines should be your first port of call. Last Saturday I had dinner at Ah Ssak, one of the...


Velvet Burger

Sometimes what a person really, really wants is a really, really good burger. Not from a chain outlet but from a specialist maker.I asked our colleague May-Lee Wong for her recommendation, and she said to head to Fort Street to Velvet Burger.Fort Street is going through a transformation both business-wise...

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