Tag Archives: Vietnamese

Second Visit to Long Phung at Joo Chiat

It’s so wonderful that Singapore is becoming more of a melting pot, with authentic cuisines from all over the world. May not be as good as what you get in Vietnam, but this is so much more authentic than the … Continue reading

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Joo Chiat on a Cool August Night

Joo Chiat Hotel – loved the palm trees painted on the side of the hotel. A coffee shop where they sell Vietnamese baguettes at night. Triangular curry puffs. Traditional Malay bridal attire. Bread Project. Vietnamese Restaurant that only opened at … 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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#9. Deliciously Light and Healthy Vietnamese Wrap (Pho Hoa at Rasapura)

The girl behind the counter looked like she didn’t want to be there, but the wrap was good. It cost S$5.  I asked for a grilled chicken baugette but she glumly said “Don’t Have”. Oh well. Liked the sweet and … Continue reading

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Trung Nguyen: Vietnamese Iced Coffee at Liang Court

Almost as good as the iced coffee I had in Ho Chi Minh City. The difference is quite subtle, but I thought that coffee in Vietnam was stronger somehow. But that was a different brand – Highlands Coffee. It’s good … Continue reading

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Liang Court (Little Japan in Singapore, plus a slice of Vietnam)

I am drawn to Liang Court because of the number of authentic Japanese outlets here. I was immediately captivated by the new Starhub Sumo ad plastered at the travelator. Just love places in Singapore that are empty and spacious.  And … Continue reading

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Vietnam and My Expectations

Soon after I got there I was telling myself that I really love this place. It’s the loveliest place that I have visited in Asia, after Japan and Taiwan. To me the people of the country are a huge factor … Continue reading

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Our Stay at the Sheraton Saigon Hotel (Ho Chi Minh City)

My sister booked a room at the Tower Wing of the Sheraton Saigon. We picked this hotel for it’s excellent location in District 1.  We didn’t need to take a cab at all and just walked everywhere from the hotel. … Continue reading

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