Mealtimes are more fun when you’ve got company. Split these hearty meals with your squad.
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Got a big appetite? We dare you to try the Mega Burger ($16.50), a carnivore’s dream with juicy beef patties, chicken ham, turkey bacon, a fried egg… you get it. Not for the faint-hearted.
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Here’s how to live (and eat) dangerously. The Open Heart Surgery Fried Rice ($46 for four diners) flaunts a 400g New York Strip steak, a spring chicken stuffed with sausages, and “heart attack fried rice” as if to say: “Dare you try me?”.
FISH & CO.
What a catch! Made for sharing, the award-winning Seafood Platter for 2 ($43.95) offers a variety of seafood options for you and your BFF to indulge in.
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Head for this foodcourt if you want variety. For something hearty and tasty, we like the chicken rice set meal ($6.90) and the minced meat noodles ($5).
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Besides its signature Nanyang Coffee and Traditional Kaya Toast, there are also homely local delights like Laksa ($7.30 per set) and Curry Chicken. What’s not to love?
YA KUN KAYA TOAST
#B1-11 BUGIS JUNCTION
Nothing says comfort food like steamed bread with kaya and butter. Enjoy it with soft-boiled eggs and a cup of hot tea or coffee ($4.80 a set).
NEW MANLEE BAK KUT TEH
This Pork Ribs Bak Kut Teh set ($14.90) is done Malaysian-style, chock-full of nourishing herbs and spices. Comes with dough fritters, braised peanuts, rice and tea.
ENCIK TAN (OPEN 24 HRS)
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We Singaporeans simply love our curry, so you’ll find the Chicken Cutlet Curry Rice Set ($4.30), doused in Hainanese curry, truly a treat for the senses.
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No pretences here, just affordable, family-friendly delights like the Signature 85 Redhill Noodle and Mushroom Soft Rib Noodles ($5 each). Tuck in!
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Are we in sashimi heaven? The Rainbow Maki ($13.99) features delectable slices of fresh tuna, salmon and swordfish wrapped around sweet crabmeat sushi rice rolls. Oishii!
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This udon chain hails from Osaka, birthplace of lip-smacking Japanese street eats. Its fiery Seafood Tom Yam Nabeyaki Udon ($14.90) is shiok-ness in a pot.
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Beef slices simmered in a special broth and seasoned with herbs and spices, together with sweet onions served on top of fluffy Japanese rice, make up Yoshinoya’s signature Beef Bowl ($6.50).
DANRO & JU HAO XIAO LONG BAO
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A fun alternative to a spa date – have your group slurp up the Danro Collagen Hotpot (from $32.80++), which some believe has beautifying benefits. Leave with fuller bellies and, hopefully, plumper skin.
RAMEN CHAMPION (MENYA RYU)
It looks like a simple bowl of noodles, but did you know that this Sapporo Miso Ramen ($15.80) blends three types of miso – red, white and black – for greater depth of flavour? Phwoar!
Come here for the addictive curry that’s slathered on, well, just about everything. From pork and chicken katsu cutlets ($12.90 each) to finely sliced beef shabu.
Healthy living starts with a good bowl of salad. If you want something light while your tribe feasts on a sushi platter, get the Soba Salad ($5.80) with plump cherry tomatoes and salmon slices.
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This ramen specialist was around before ramen even became a thing in Singapore! Order a few bowls to share with your crew. Our go-to is the Cha Shu Classic Ramen ($11), which has less oil and a light, yet moreish taste.
Fried chicken. Breaded prawns. Tartar sauce. That’s what we call a sure-win recipe for yum! Order the Chicken Namban and Ebi Fry Teshoku set ($16.90) for a satisfying meal.
Say sawadee kha to tasty Thai on a budget. Slurp up traditional tom yam soup and indulge in pad thai and glass noodle salad. Don’t forget to order sides such as these spicy fish cakes ($7.90 for four pieces) to share with the tribe.
LENU CHEF WAI’S NOODLE BAR
#B1-22 BUGIS JUNCTION
Indulge in hearty brothy goodness with the Braised Premium Beef Noodle ($15.90). Its braised beef broth uses only the freshest beef marrow, bones and other premium ingredients for the most authentic taste.
THE ASIAN KITCHEN
When a salad just won’t cut it, sink your teeth into this Roast Triple Plate ($28.80) with its irresistible pieces of roast chicken, roast duck and cha shao (barbecued pork).
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Gather round! This Thai charcoal barbecue concept is perfect for communal dining. Savour grilled meats, seafood and vegetables ($68.90 for a four-person set), and finish off with a refreshing glass of Thai Ice Tea.
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Round up your crew for authentic Thai cuisine here. Whet your appetite with starters like Peek Gai Tod Nam Pla ($10.50), fried chicken mid joints with Thai fish sauce marinade.
CRYSTAL JADE LA MIAN XIAO LONG BAO
#B1-04A BUGIS JUNCTION
Count on Crystal Jade to get it right, always. From juicy xiao long bao to dan dan la mian, the dishes at this place continue to be a study in Chinese cuisine done right.
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Get a taste of Yunnan cuisine – a must-try is the Cross Bridge Vermicelli (from $8.80). Nourishing and comforting, this pot of soup is double-boiled for hours, and served with silky-smooth vermicelli, meat, eggs, and assorted vegetables.
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Innovative Asian-fusion vegetarian fare. Create your own customised bento box ($7.90) with mains like cereal konnyaku and lion mane mushroom rendang!
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This place serves traditional Hong Kong fare. Ask for recommendations from its “8 signature dishes”, which include Homemade Beef Stew Rice, Caramelised Roasted Ribs, Char Siew Buns and Milk Pudding (from $1.20).
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Italian food at pocket-friendly prices. Choose from an extensive range of pastas and pizzas, including this Prawn Aglio ($10.90) with chilli, diced tomatoes and garlic.
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This pan-fried chicken specialist hails from Busan, South Korea, and offers a range of yummy dishes. Undecided? Go with Yoogane’s Cheese Chicken Galbi ($55.90) and dip the spicy chunks into warm, stretchy cheese.
CHIR CHIR FUSION CHICKEN FACTORY & KOGANE YAMA
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If you’re sweet on South Korea’s honey-butter-anything craze, you’ll want to get hold of the Honey Butter Chicken ($28.90) with honeyed garlic mayo dip on the side.
Dig into the Garlic Parm Boneless Wings ($7.95 for six) – succulent morsels coated in buffalo sauce, parmesan and a dash of pepper.