A Singapore Minute (Part 5 of 5): When in Tiong Bahru

SINGAPORE – Tiong Bahru was a pleasant discovery. The first public housing estate to be built in the country, it seamlessly combines the old and the new.  

Walking is encouraged. Tiong Bahru is dotted with murals, most prominent of which is a trio that depicts Singapore of yore. Painted in his distinct style, local artist Yip Yew Chong or YC makes exploring the area welcoming and immersive.

When the urge to eat occurs, head to the second floor of Tiong Bahru Market where one of the better-known hawker centers is located. Among the stalls, you will find two Bib Gourmand hawker stalls: Hong Feng Fried Sotong Prawn Mee  (fried Hookien noodles) and Tiong Bahru Hainanese Boneless Chicken Rice (Hainanese Chicken Rice). – Rappler.com 

For more info: http://www.visitsingapore.com/see-do-singapore/places-to-see/tiong-bahru.html

Bib Gourmand is the latest spinoff from the Michelin Guide. It is a list of dining places that serves “exceptional good food at moderate prices.” Only on its second year, its 2017 edition includes 38 food establishments in Singapore. For the complete list, please check https://guide.michelin.sg/en/singapore-bib-gourmand-2017

 

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