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Best local food in Singapore

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We provide you to the best local food you must try in Singapore.

  1. Chicken Rice at Tian Tian Hainanese Chicken Rice: Tian Tian’s Chicken Rice is a well-known local dish in Singapore. The rice is cooked in chicken stock and served with tender and juicy chicken meat. The dish is typically served with a side of chili sauce, ginger sauce, and dark soy sauce. Instagram: @tiantianchickenrice. Opening hours: 10:00am-8:00pm (closed on Mondays).
  2. Laksa at 328 Katong Laksa: Laksa is a spicy noodle soup that is made with a coconut milk and curry broth. The dish is typically topped with prawns, fish cakes, and bean sprouts. 328 Katong Laksa is known for its rich and flavorful broth. Instagram: @328katonglaksa. Opening hours: 10:00am-10:00pm daily.
  3. Chili Crab at Jumbo Seafood: Chili Crab is a popular dish in Singapore. The dish is made with fresh crabs that are stir-fried with a spicy chili sauce. Jumbo Seafood is one of the best places to try this dish. Instagram: @jumboseafoodsg. Opening hours: 12:00pm-2:30pm, 5:30pm-10:00pm daily.
  4. Char Kway Teow at Hill Street Fried Kway Teow: Char Kway Teow is a popular noodle dish in Singapore that is made with flat rice noodles stir-fried with eggs, Chinese sausage, cockles, and bean sprouts. Hill Street Fried Kway Teow is known for its smoky and savory version of this dish. Instagram: @hillstreetcharkwayteow. Opening hours: 4:00pm-12:00am daily (closed on Wednesdays).
  5. Hokkien Mee at Geylang Lorong 29 Fried Hokkien Mee: Hokkien Mee is a noodle dish that is made with thick yellow noodles and thin white noodles stir-fried with prawns, squid, pork, and vegetables. Geylang Lorong 29 Fried Hokkien Mee is known for its flavorful and slightly sweet version of this dish. Instagram: @geylanglorong29friedhokkienmee. Opening hours: 4:00pm-12:00am daily.
  6. Roti Prata at The Roti Prata House: Roti Prata is a flatbread that is made with flour, water, and oil. The bread is typically served with a side of curry. The Roti Prata House is known for its crispy and flaky version of this dish. Instagram: @therotipratahouse. Opening hours: 24 hours daily.
  7. Satay at Lau Pa Sat: Satay is a popular street food in Singapore that is made with skewered meat (usually chicken or beef) that is grilled over charcoal. The meat is typically served with a peanut sauce. Lau Pa Sat is a hawker center that is known for its wide selection of satay stalls. Instagram: @laupasatsg. Opening hours: 24 hours daily.
  8. Bak Chor Mee at Tai Hwa Pork Noodle: Bak Chor Mee is a noodle dish that is made with minced pork, pork slices, and mushrooms in a vinegar-based sauce. Tai Hwa Pork Noodle is known for its flavorful and well-balanced version of this dish. Instagram: @taihwaoffical. Opening hours: 9:30am-9:00pm daily (closed on Mondays).
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