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Burpple Guides, Hawker FareTastemakers Guide to Ang Mo Kio HawkersOur Burpple Tastemakers have eaten their way through the hawkers of the bustling neighbourhood of Ang Mo Kio to bring you this guide. From satisfying satay bee hoon and comforting kway chap, to gigantic chicken drumstick mee soto and decadent lobster noodles, every recommendation on this guide has been carefully curated and "Burpproved" by these forever-hungry Tastemakers. Save these stalls to your wishlist!
Burpple Guides, Date NightBest Places for Dates Under $70 in SingaporePlanning a special meal doesn't always have to hurt your wallet or be in a fancy restaurant. We've compiled a guide to places where you can have fun with good food and "date vibes" — specifically catered to a budget of $70 and under per couple. Whether it's digging into a huge paella while sipping wine in Robertson Quay or sharing stellar Western fare in Kembangan, bring your sweetheart (and appetite) for a date that is set to impress! *Note that dishes may vary on Valentine's Day
Burpple GuidesImpeckable Places for ChickenThere are so many ways to enjoy the humble chicken, so we thought what better way to wish you lovely Burpplers a very delicious Year of the Rooster than with a guide to all things chicken? Think places for cheap and good chicken rice, addictive chicken skin, har cheong gai, Indonesian chicken satay, a hidden soya sauce chicken stall and many more. Peck away!
Burpple Guides, Cheap & GoodTastemakers Guide to Bugis Under $15We're kicking off our very first Burpple Tastemaker-powered guide in one of our favourite haunts — Bugis! Every place on this guide comes highly recommended by our Tastemakers. From sharing authentic Thai food on Tan Quee Lan street with your friends, snacking on pan-fried dumplings in Bugis Village or taking away Indonesian pancakes in Bugis Cube for your colleagues, there's plenty to eat and explore. The bonus? All places featured will cost you under $15! Go forth and feast joyfully — your tummy and wallet will thank you later!
Burpple Guides, HealthyBest Grain and Poké Bowls in Singapore 2017Your new year's resolutions may or may not have included eating healthier, but either way, we've rounded up the best grain and poké bowls in Singapore to provide you truly delicious meals that are also good for your body! Gather your friends or colleagues for this one-dish meal that's a good balance of carbs, protein and greens. You know what they say — eat clean, train mean and live lean!
Buffets, Burpple Guides10 Best Buffets Worth The SplurgeThere's no better way to celebrate the holidays with your friends and family than indulging in Singapore's best buffets! We've rounded up the spreads worth saving up for, just be sure to bring an empty stomach and a strong will. Whether it's feasting on quality international dishes, having a tête-à-tête with your mother over dainty treats or splurging on a luxurious seafood brunch, it's time to gather your loved ones for a feast like no other.
Newly Opened, Burpple GuidesNew Restaurants, Cafes and Bars in Singapore: December 2016We're counting down to the last few days of 2016 and what better way to usher in the New Year than to celebrate over good food? We've scoured the island for new openings that are worthy of your tummy space — just be prepared to eat your way through this list! Gather your colleagues for a slurping good meal in the new Japanese enclave in Tanjong Pagar, catch up with your friends over brunch and cold brews in Little India and spend some quality time with your family while tucking into excellent pizzas in Bukit Timah. Happy feasting and have a most yummy New Year!
Buffets, Burpple GuidesBest Buffets Under $50 in Singapore 2016Sometimes, a regular menu just isn't enough to satisfy your bottomless stomach. Whether you're craving for endless sashimi, a meaty feast in a hotel or just looking for a reliable international buffet in town, gather the hungriest of friends and hit up one of these places on our list — they are all under $50!
Supper, Mookata, Burpple Guides, Good For GroupsBest Mookata in Singapore 201617 Nov 2016 — Oily, messy but so much delicious fun, Thai mookata is best enjoyed with friends who love to eat! From a supper joint in Serangoon that opens till 4am daily, no-frills coffeeshop mookatas in Jurong West to calorie-busting molten cheese experiences, this is our guide to some of the tastiest mookata in Singapore!
Newly Opened, Burpple GuidesNew Restaurants, Cafes And Bars In Singapore: November 2016We’re fast approaching the last month of the year and yet, the number of new openings are not showing any signs of slowing down. Whether you’re craving for tummy warming spicy Thai noodles, tasty bar bites and poke bowls by the bay or looking for a halal spot for your family to dine at, we guarantee you won’t go hungry this November. Grab your friends and get your tummy ready to eat!
Burpple Guides, ChineseBest Chinese Restaurants in Singapore 2016There are plenty of Chinese restaurants in Singapore, and seeking out the best can be like looking for noodles, we mean needles, in a haystack. From the tastiest roast duck from Bayswater in London to a wholesome Cantonese meal and even an ah-ma-approved spot for dinner with the grandparents, this list is filled with ideas for when you need a Chinese meal that'll tick all the boxes. Eat up!
Indian, Burpple GuidesBest Places for Indian Food in Singapore 2016With Deepavali around the corner, we're inspired to celebrate Indian food in all its glory in this week's guide! From out of this world, fun prata creations to a hidden banana leaf joint and dosas worth jostling for, we've travelled the island in search of Singapore's tastiest Indian food. Bring your friends, family, a huge appetite and start feasting!
Newly Opened, Burpple GuidesNew Restaurants, Cafes and Bars in Singapore: October 2016In a blink of an eye, half the month has passed but there are still so many places we want to dine at! Whether it's bringing your loved one out for a fun Middle Eastern brunch date, tucking into moreish grain bowls in City Hall with your friends or surprising a colleague with a box of French confections (no, it's not macarons!), we've tried and tested all these places to guarantee you'll have a great dining experience. Ready, get set, eat!
Burpple GuidesBest Places for Craft Beer in Singapore 2016When night falls, there’s only one thing on our minds — beer! From breweries in the west to regular local bars simply upping their craft beer game, there’s never been a better time to immerse yourself into this wonderful ice cold world. Whether you’re heading out to unwind with co-workers at a Japanese bar in Orchard or to sip on locally brewed stouts at Changi, here's our pick of 15 top craft beer spots in Singapore that make you wanna chug, chug, chug!
Burpple Guides, Cheap & Good, Good For GroupsCheap and Good Food for Groups in SingaporeIt can be tough to please a crowd when planning dinner for a large group, especially so when it has to be affordable. Thankfully, these restaurants offer feasts made specifically for group dining, so you can share some seriously good eats. From french food in a casual setting at Bedok, to tasty korean stews for four in Suntec City to $1 oysters in Tiong Bahru, this guide contains our top 15 places to dining with a group of any size.
Burpple Guides, Cheap & Good10 Cheap and Good Meals Under $10Aside from the typically affordable hawker fare, we've sniffed out 10 cheap and good meals under $10! Whether it's fiery tom yum from a stall tucked away in Burlington Square, a mala hot pot set lunch in Orchard or juicy XLBs from Chinatown Complex Market, here are our favourite wallet-friendly eats. Your wallet can thank us later!
Burpple GuidesGood Eats, Good Deeds: 15 Places to Dine for a CauseThis week, we shine the spotlight on F&B entrepreneurs who are determined not only to serve tasty food, but also ignite the spark for social change. From a coffee bar that trains disadvantaged women and youths in life skills to a hawker training school for the disabled and a cafe that donates groceries to the needy, this guide is chock full of establishments that play an immensely inspirational role in making Singapore a better place. For us foodies, what better way to earn extra karma points while keeping our tummies satisfied than to dine for a good cause? So go on, eat well, pay it forward and do your part!
Newly Opened, Burpple GuidesNew Restaurants, Cafes and Bars in Singapore: August 2016Whether it's catching up with your university mates over grain bowls in Millenia Walk, having an upscale dim sum brunch with the family at National Museum or travelling to Yio Chu Kang for excellent coffee, get the lowdown on these newly opened spots in Singapore! We've visited every single one of them and can promise that they're well worth your time and money.
Burpple Guides, CakesBest Cakes in Singapore 2016No celebratory event is complete without cake. Here are the best places to buy whole cakes from; whether it's a soft, light-as-air Japanese cheesecake, a creamy, rich and dense dark chocolate cake, or even a luscious banana pie; whether it is for a birthday, an anniversary or even to celebrate post-ORD (yes it is a legit reason for cake!), all 24 bakes shortlisted in this guide have risen to the occasion. So get your fork ready for a slice of the action and let there be cake, cake, cake!
Burpple Guides, BurgersBest Burgers in Singapore 2016A lot has changed in two years since our last burger guide. Surprisingly, the greatest burgers this year aren't just coming from burger-focused joints. We've enjoyed excellent ones from a casual-chic steakhouse in the CBD, an ice cream bar in Siglap, an artsy cafe in Kampong Glam, and even an Australian butchery in Dempsey. Every one of these 14 burgers proves that eating with your hands and getting a little messy is so much fun. Bring an open mind and an even bigger appetite. Ready, set, eat!
Burpple GuidesBest Fries in Singapore 2016This week, it's all about fries, fries, fries. Whether you like yours shoestring or thick cut, slathered in kimchi cheese or dipped in truffle mayo, we've sussed out the tastiest of the tastiest in Singapore. Get the napkins ready, because your fingers are about to get greasy!
Burpple Guides, HalalBest Halal Cafes & Restaurants 2016Running out of new, Halal places to visit? Here are more places to add to your wishlist of eats. Be it tucking into cafe grub in Thomson, wolfing down Korean fried chicken in Bugis or having durian desserts in Ang Mo Kio, this guide is about to get you very hungry!
Burpple Guides, Japanese, Dinner with Drinks15 Best Izakayas in SingaporeAs izakayas continue to spring up all over Singapore, we’ve realized that this might just be one of the most fun forms of dining — if you’ve yet to try, you really should. These casual, lively Japanese watering holes are meant for groups of friends to wind down over bite-sized goodies and beers after work. You can keep going for hours, ordering small bites and more drinks as your worries slip away. We've sussed out the best izakayas — from crispy chicken tails in Orchard to rosti mentai in the CBD and buta kakuni in Tanjong Pagar — start saving these places to your Wishlist!
Supper, Burpple GuidesBest Supper Spots in Singapore 2016There is something strangely gratifying, and a little naughty, about supper. It's usually spontaneous and sometimes even unnecessary, but for night owls, you cannot argue with the need to quieten a growling belly at midnight. We trawled the island in search of the tastiest places to eat after dark — from back alley zi char in Geylang and Thai boat noodles in Selegie, to the spiciest Hokkien mee and the fluffiest prata in Macpherson, we have packed this guide with ideas for your next supper. Go on, live a little dangerously.
Burpple Guides, Cafes & Coffee16 Coffees Worth Traveling ForFrom sipping filtered batch brews in a green courtyard to slurping old school butter kopi in a Lavender coffeeshop, there are 16 different coffee experiences for you in this handy guide! Add these coffee spots to your Wishlist and explore the best and most unique coffees Singapore has to offer.
Burpple Guides, Cafes & Coffee20 Best Cafes 2016One year on and a lot of eating later, we are thrilled to present to you Burpple's Guide to 20 Best Cafes 2016. These 20 cafes are on this list only because we answered a resounding YES to the following questions. One, do they serve tasty food? Two, do they have good drinks (extra points for coffee)? And three, would we happily return to just hang out? So bring a friend (or a good book), pack your appetite and get set for a month of cafe hopping!
Burpple GuidesCBD Lunch IdeasWhere to for lunch? We've curated this guide so as to feed CBD workers with fresh ideas for this very important question. From nourishing set lunches under $10 at a Cantonese restaurant to unlimited side dishes at a ramen joint and a smart option for business dining, we've got you covered. All places shortlisted are within 10 minutes' walk from either Tanjong Pagar or Raffles Place MRT stations.
Burpple Guides, Cheap & Good19 Value For Money Eats in SingaporeAlways looking for a good deal? We've updated our guide with 10 more foodie spots that offer incredible value for money, including a massive serving of $23 risotto good for two, $12 Japanese rice bowl sets in the CBD, and luscious pastries under $2. Make this your little black book for penny pinching days!
Burpple GuidesTop 12 Spots for Egg-licious EatsSoft-boiled and crumbed, poached and wobbly, scrambled and creamy... nothing quite hits the spot like perfectly prepared eggs. This was a tough guide to curate, but somebody had to do it! Here are our top 12 spots to enjoy the humble egg in all its glory.
Kid Friendly, Burpple Guides18 Best Child-Friendly Places in SingaporeWe hear you. Eating out with kids can be as tiring as it is enjoyable, but fret not, this guide promises better meal times ahead! From bouncy castles to free art supplies and DIY pancakes to keep little ones engaged — all these while you kick back with an ice cold drink — our guide to the 18 Best Child-Friendly Places in Singapore will make eating out with your young family a lot more manageable and fun!
Burpple Guides, Good For Groups18 Best Places for Family MealsWhether it’s juggling everybody’s food preferences or finding a place that can accommodate the whole gin gang, dining out with family can be quite a challenge! Thankfully, we’ve put together a list of 18 places with plenty of ideas for family meals and gatherings. From homestyle Indonesian in the heart of town to a West-side joint with XXL-sized pizzas, we’ve got you covered, no matter the size of your family. Go forth and feast!
Newly Opened, Burpple GuidesNew Restaurants, Cafes and Bars in Singapore: February 2016Now that the Chinese New Year is officially over, it's time to decide just what to spend your ang baos on! We've got our money ready for some luscious Pork Ribs at a famed Bali grillhouse and hearty Italian-American food at a chic Gemmill Lane restaurant. Saving your moolah for a rainy day? Head to the cosy cafe in Everton Park for good old cha chan teng fare, or venture over to Thomson Plaza for some super affordable Chirashi Don.
Burpple Guides21 Best Places for DatesLove is in the air and what better way to celebrate it than sharing good food with that special someone? Whether it's having an intimate garden brunch at a little known French restaurant, bold Middle Eastern eats at a charming courtyard joint, or a night out with girlfriends over tacos and legendary margaritas at a Mexican hotspot — we’ve got plenty of ideas for you for that perfect, romantic date!
Burpple GuidesBest Places for Healthy Salads and Sandwiches in SingaporeNot all healthy foods are green, mean and downright tasteless. In 2016, keep to your #EatClean resolution with these 14 best places for satisfying, tasty, healthy salads and sandwiches. From a little known salad joint tucked in the basement of Chevron House to hearty Nordic sandwiches, there’s no need to compromise on the quality or flavour of your food when it comes to treating your body well. After all, green is the new black.
Newly Opened, Burpple GuidesNew Restaurants, Cafes and Bars in Singapore: January 2016Phew. January has gone by in a flash, and now's the right time to spend quality hours with your family over some good food at these new places! Start your weekend by dropping by the buzzy Instagram-worthy cafe along Bukit Timah Road to relax over a good coffee. Then, bring the kids out for an adventure to a carnival-themed café in Boon Keng, or reserve a table for your next big family celebration at a Cantonese restaurant!
Burpple GuidesFriday Night Do It RightFriday nights are precious, and usually involve catching up with friends, winding down with a good dinner / drink / dessert. In this special guide, we've paired places to ensure you get a two-part night — think curry rice and ice cold beers at Jalan Besar, or sinful sandwiches and chrysanthemum "tea" in Telok Ayer, and sooo much more! There you go, your next 10 Friday plans are all set ;)
Burpple Guides, Japanese13 Best Places for Chirashi in SingaporeIf you're fishing for a good chirashi, here's our haul of the oiishiest in town!
It doesn't matter if you like yours topped with flame-torched seafood, thick sashimi cuts or plump marinated cubes of fish, we've got you covered ranging from value-for-money bowls to splurge-worthy extravaganza!
Pasta, Burpple Guides, Italian15 Best Places for Pizza & Pasta in SingaporeThere's so much more to Italian cuisine than pizza and pasta, but can you imagine life without these two staples? Oh, the horror!
Whether it's for an extravagant Italian date night, a swanky business meal, or a fun DIY pizza session for group meals with those picky friends of yours, there's definitely something for everyone in this guide!
Newly Opened, Burpple GuidesNew Restaurants, Cafes And Bars: November 2015Ready or not, here are 18 new places for you to check out this month! The long-awaited Odette by chef Julien Royer is finally here, along with more spots for small plates with cocktails, a lovely modern Mediterranean back alley gem, a spot for American-style smoked meats and many more!
Newly Opened, Burpple GuidesNew Restaurants, Cafes And Bars: October 2015We may be down to the last quarter of the year but new places continue to pop up! This month, gather your foodie troop and indulge in an incredibly good meal at Unlisted Collection's latest concept, switch it up with some modern Thai grub at Som Tam or treat yourself to Chef Tetsuya’s toothsome handcrafted pastries and petite cakes.
Burpple Guides15 Ooozesome Places in SingaporeThis very seductive list is bound to see some oohs and ahhs, especially from fans of lava cakes, surprise liquid centres and anything that involves out-of-control ooey gooey goodness! Get ready to hunt down luscious milk puffs, stuffed muffins, fried Baileys dumplings, and more.
Burpple Guides, Cheap & GoodCheap & Good Picks (Vol. 2)If you're on the lookout for cheap and good grub (we always are!), then this guide's for you. Whether you're looking for a darn value-for-money chirashi don, some old school bean curd tarts, or superb laksa pasta, we've got you covered!
Burpple Guides15 Best Places for Donburi In SingaporeAh, the humble donburi. These rice bowls are lovingly topped with all sorts of goodness, best eaten with a wobbly egg and perfect for calming your soul. Find out where to get the best, most comforting, rice bowls around – from premium Waygu beef and crispy battered tempura, to hawker donburis and healthy brown rice bowls!
Burpple Guides10 Delightful Local Desserts #HawkerpediaSingapore's local desserts are humble and simple, yet they possess a wondrous ability to comfort us like a snug little hug. Check out these great #Hawkerpedia stories about Local Desserts, and find out where you can get these sweet treats!
Burpple Guides#Hawkerpedia: 12 Noodle Me(e)mories Be it wolfing down wanton mee with classmates after school, or shovelling Hokkien mee for supper while in their PJs, these #Hawkerpedia stories showcase Singaporeans' memories of being comforted by bowls (or plates) of humble noodles. Simply join by posting your food story on Burpple with #Hawkerpedia! To find out more, head to www.burpple.com/hawkerpedia.
Burpple Guides, Cheap & GoodCheap & Good Picks (Vol. 1)As you cross into the second half of the month, your wallet might be feelin' a little empty. We've got your back with our first volume of Cheap & Good Picks! This guide will ensure that you're still able to indulge — without stretching yourself toooo much. Think $10 pulled pork rice bowls for lunch, $11.90 whole spring chickens for dinner, and $8 tipplelicious craft beers!
Buffets, Burpple Guides, Good For Groups10 Best Buffets in SingaporeBuffets are for those times when mindless, passionate indulgence is what you want. Occasionally, it also comes with regret when you're done eating. Always go with an empty stomach and clear your schedule for the rest of the day because you'll need to nurse that food coma!
Steak, Burpple Guides15 Best Steaks in SingaporeThis list is your answer for days when you just need a glorious piece of perfectly charred, succulent steak. Whatever you're looking for – a casual, affordable option or somewhere swankier to bring your special someone to, we've got you covered.
Burpple Guides, Desserts, Korean Desserts15 Best Korean Desserts in SingaporeKorean desserts have been all the rage recently, with everyone flocking to try bingsu – but that's not all there is! We've got your cravings covered with creamy soft serve, fluffy cakes, potted puddings and more.
This list will definitely come in handy for satisfying your unyielding sweet tooth!
Burpple Guides, Cafes & Coffee20 Best Cafes 2015There have been plenty of new additions to the Singapore cafe scene the past year, so here's a spanking new list of cafes to visit in 2015 - Including the old and the new, the classic and the innovative. Time to add these places to your cafe-hopping list! :)
Newly Opened, Burpple GuidesNew Restaurants, Cafes and Bars: January 2015Happy New Year Burpplers! Usher in 2015 by adding these hot new dining spots to your latest to-go list! A new year can only mean one thing... more awesome food places coming up in the year ahead. Don't miss out - keep your eyes peeled and watch this space. Did we miss out your favourite new restaurant/ cafe/ bar? Drop us a message at firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know! :)
Newly Opened, Burpple GuidesNew Restaurants, Cafes and Bars: December 2014December: the most wonderful time of the year! Celebrate the festive season with these new restaurant/ cafe/ bar openings. Time is ticking, so see how many new and noteworthy places you can squeeze in before 2015 comes! Know of any awesome places we've missed out? Let us know at email@example.com.
Supper, Burpple Guides9 Best Steamboats in SingaporeFor the rare times when Singapore gets gloomy, "cold" and rains all day, there are few things as comforting and delightful as getting a bunch of friends and having a hotpot together. These 9 places are sure to warm you up and leave you feeling satisfied!
Burpple Guides, ThaiBest Thai Restaurants In SingaporeThere's no other cuisine quite like Thai. Simple yet robust and complex in flavour, it's not hard to fall in love with Thai food. Here are the best Thai places in Singapore that will hit the spot whenever your craving for Tom Yum/Pad Thai/Grilled Pork ensues!
Burpple Guides, Burgers, Western12 Best Burgers In SingaporeFew things are more comforting than a really, really good burger. You know what we're talking about... Thick patties with juicy centres, topped with melted cheese, crispy bacon, delicious mushrooms, caramelised onions, and all other sorts of sinful indulgences sandwiched between two perfect buns. Lucky for you, we're giving you the low-down on the best burger spots on the island!
Burpple Guides, Sushi, JapaneseBest Sushi in SingaporeSushi is an art that takes years to perfect. The best sushi is definitely worth paying for, but if you don't have the funds to travel to Japan and get the best sushi, fret not. Featured are places that give you a bang for your buck, depending on how much you are willing to spend ;)
Burpple GuidesBest Pizzas in SingaporeHow can anyone not love pizza? It's like a complete meal in a handy slice and it's a party in your mouth. Awesome possum. This list showcases 10 of the best pizza places in Singapore!
Burpple Guides, Cafes & Coffee20 Best Cafes To Visit In 2014[Updated for 2015 - Check out our 2015 cafe guide!] Here's a list of cafes you should visit this year - ranging from regular coffee favourites that can't be beat, to the shiny new kids on the block. Go on, hop away! Don't forget to add these places to your lists ;)
Burpple Guides, HalalBest Halal Cafes & Restaurants[Newly Updated] In need of new Halal places to visit? This list features an array of cuisines, from Vietnamese to Latin American, Western to Chinese. Grab your friends and start checking these places off your list! Enjoy ;)
Burpple Guides, Date Night10 Places For A Great DateLooking for a place to bring your special someone for a meal? Here's a list of the best romantic restaurants and places in Singapore for a great date. There's nothing like spending quality time and sharing good food together. Happy Dating!