Monthly Archives: January 2010

Signs from Singapore: Non-Flatulent Technology Rice

Seriously? QQ Rice is a Taiwanese company whose main product is a rice roll – you pick a type of rice, choose some fillings, and they wrap it into a little ball for you.  Kind of like inside-out sushi in … Continue reading

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Dish of the Day: Ice Kachang

According to Makansutra, Ice Kachang is “Singapore’s favourite dessert.”  I don’t know if that’s true or not, but it’s certainly Singapore’s most colorful dessert.  It’s a mountain of shaved ice coated with different syrups, and then topped with creamed corn … Continue reading

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Why I Love Singapore

You’re expecting me to talk about food, aren’t you?  Yes, that is one of the many reasons (let me count the ways…), but I also love Singapore because I’m forever stumbling upon interesting events/sights.  Thanks in part to Singapore’s multicultural … Continue reading

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I Might Get Kicked Out of Singapore

I have something to say that may get my visa revoked.  I don’t like Chicken Rice.  Now that I’ve confessed, I won’t be surprised if the Singaporean Super Secret Chicken Rice Police come for me tonight under the cover of … Continue reading

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Dish of the Day: Popiah

What it is: Hokkien-style fresh spring rolls – a rice flour wrapper spread with chilli and a garlicky, but sweet soy sauce and stuffed with lettuce, bean sprouts, crumbled egg, crushed peanuts, and cooked daikon (or possibly jicama – the … Continue reading

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Signs from Singapore: Eminent Frog Porridge

I haven’t had frog porridge yet, but some friends are planning to take me to a place they like.  I don’t think it’s this one, which is unfortunate – at least according to the sign.  Regardless, I’m looking forward to … Continue reading

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Of Fish Heads and Chilli Crabs

I haven’t posted in awhile because I returned to the States for the holidays.  Now that I’m back in Singapore and have hopefully readjusted to the time difference, I’ll be updating at least twice a week…or so the plan goes. … Continue reading

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