Tiong Bahru

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Do you live in Tiong Bahru, or know someone who does? Built circa 1930s, the Tiong Bahru estate is amongst the oldest housing estates in Singapore. It is also the only housing estate built by the British-administered Singapore Improvement Trust that is still in existence today, making it an icon...
In recent years, a few boutique hotels have sprouted in Tiong Bahru, the oldest estate in Singapore. Amongst them is Link Hotel, as well as Wangz Hotel where we enjoyed a meal and stayed for a night previously. Just across the street from these two hotels lies the charming Nostalgia...
Remember Wangz Hotel? We checked out this boutique hotel located in the charming neighbourhood of Tiong Bahru. At the lobby of this barrel-shaped building lies Nectar, the flagship restaurant, which offers all-day dining to both hotel guests and the public. Passers-by may miss this restaurant as the building is rather...
I’m not a great cook. But I sure can eat. So Eighteen Chefs’ “Be Your Own Chef” concept is extremely appealing to someone like me. Simply choose between baked rice or pasta, pick from 8 sauces and 12 ingredients, indicate your preferences on the order chit, and the chef will...
When you get a craving for nasi lemak, where do you normally go? I usually head to Qi Ji, which has ten locations scattered across Singapore. The no-frills eatery first became popular for its popiah (spring rolls). Nowadays, it has diversified with a much larger offering of local dishes that...