Tag Archives: Joo Chiat

Jai Thai at East Coast Road

This is my second time to a Jai Thai restaurant but my first time to a branch in the East.  The last time I was a bit disappointed but this time I found the meal fantastic and the service excellent. … Continue reading

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Returned for Great Vietnamese Food at Joo Chiat

I was disappointed that the pho and spring rolls I had in Hanoi did not beat fresh spring rolls and pho at Long Phung (blogged about this place many times), but what I had in Ho Chi Minh City sure … Continue reading

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Charming Old Houses in Joo Chiat

Old Peranakan Style houses are so pretty in their pastel shades. Saw these in Joo Chiat and wondered what it must be like to live in one.

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Long Phung: Vietnamese Coffeeshop in Joo Chiat

I strongly recommend the fresh spring rolls and Pho at this Vietnamese Coffee shop called Long Phung in Joo Chiat. Not as good as those in Vietnam of course, but one of the best I’ve had in Singapore and at … Continue reading

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Authentic Vietnamese Baguette at a Joo Chiat Coffeeshop

The coffeeshop has an elegant name – Eastern Wind Foodhouse. The ham baguette cost us S$4 and the bread was toasty and crisp. The pho and spring rolls which cost S$6 each were also as authentic as you can get … Continue reading

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Strolling through Joo Chiat on a Hot August Day

There’s a unique flavour in this sleepy part of the Singapore’s East. these triangular curry puffs look enticing. Betel Box for backpackers. Felt sorry for the caged bird. All sorts of eateries – it seems to me the place to … Continue reading

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Spotted the Posters of two Presidential Candidates as I strolled around Joo Chiat

I had no idea that Joo Chiat was like Little Vietnam. It’s a wonderful place where you can get authentic Vietnamese cuisine. Wrote about my visit to one of the restaurants on Tiny Island. Among the two I saw, Tan … Continue reading

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Discovering Little Vietnam in Singapore (Long Phung at 159 Joo Chiat Road)

Whenever I chance upon some new exciting area of Singapore that’s actually been there for quite a while, I feel like I’ve been living under a rock. But it also gives me the feeling that there’s always something new to … Continue reading

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Charming Joo Chiat

A good day out. As you can see, an overcast sky which means cooler than normal temperatures. When we come here it’s usually in search of lunch. Joo Chiat is famous for it’s food. Like this very famous dumpling store. … Continue reading

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Thrilled to be PopPressed for My Architecture Post

Thanks PopPressed. You’ve made my day. It was fun exploring and blogging about Joo Chiat, but this was an unexpected bonus. Glad that the Arab Street photo made featured photo as well. So cool. The best birthday this blog could … Continue reading

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