We gave ourselves a budget of $2.50 and below for every meal, and were left well-fed and pleasantly surprised.
With the increasing standard of living in this city, it is comforting to know that a tasty, substantial meal may still be had for no more than a few dollars. Those that made the cut are complete meals, a filling (sometimes healthy) plate of the best-budget eats in Singapore. Read and eat on.
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BAK CHOR MEE | Ah Poh Minced Meat Noodles, $2.50 | Minced meat noodles for $2.50? Count this in! This small(er - the regular sized bowl is $3) but flavourful bowl at Fengshan Market and Food Centre's Ah Poh Minced Meat Noodles has three pork balls, sweet cloudy broth with fluffy minced meat, lardons and medium-thick noodles that are best slurped up by the soup-spoonfuls. The busy stall holders are very friendly too.
Celine Asril is guilty of taking pictures before tucking in to all her meals; it’s a (good) hazard of the job – this editor of HungryGoWhere never sits down to two of the same meals in a week.
Priyanka has worked in PR and marketing for start-ups of all sizes before trading in the corporate ladder for writing about food and fashion. When not battling with HTML, she can be found furiously stirring a pot of curry in her tiny kitchen, shopping online or looking for the next ‘hot new restaurant’. She also runs a fashion label that makes the occasional appearance at trunk shows. Priyanka would like to have her own blog/website someday but every time she clicks opens a browser, something is on sale at an online store somewhere.
Restaurants and bars all around town have hatched special creations in celebration of Singapore's golden jubilee. From the delicious and thoughtful to the downright tacky and embarrassing, here are 20 essential SG50 indulgences