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Feedback on Singapore Itinerary

Yvonne | | Aug 27, 2012 06:58 PM

My new husband and I will be spending part of our honeymoon in Singapore, and after much research, we have narrowed down our choices. We would appreciate fellow hounds' advice. We live in an area of the US that lacks good Asian food, but we are both of Asian descent and know our way around most Asian cuisines. We want to focus on eating Asian food and want to avoid celebrity chef outposts. We are staying at the Mandarin Oriental, and we will be taking most breakfasts at the hotel as our rate includes free breakfast. We are willing to travel for good food if worth the extra time, money, and effort, but we will not have a car. The sky is the limit on the budget. Other legs of our trip include Hong Kong (separate post) and the Maldives.

Saturday, Nov. 17
Dinner: Makansutra Gluttons Bay (will be jetlagged after a 36 hour journey and looking for something quick and easy near the Mandarin Oriental)

Sunday, Nov. 18
Morning wandering around Singapore Botanic Gardens
Lunch: Newton Centre
• #28 Heng for carrot cake
• #15 Kwang Huat for Hokkien Mee
• #12 Bee Heng for chicken satay and popiah
• #13 Keww Heng for duck kway teow
Afternoon exploring Little India
Dinner: Apolo Banana Leaf
Evening at the Night Safari

Monday, Nov. 19
Morning exploring Chinatown
Lunch: Maxwell Food Centre
• Tian Tian Chicken Rice
• Zhen Zhen Porridge
• Jing Hua Sliced Fish Bee Hoon
• Big Scissors Curry Rice (Assam Fish)
• Lim Kee Banana Fritters
• Maxwell Fuzhou Oyster Cake
Afternoon shopping on Arab Street
Pre-dinner drinks: Ku De Ta
Dinner: Waku Ghin (exception to the celebrity chef rule :) )

Tuesday, Nov. 20
Lunch: Katong Laksa (Is it worth a trip out to Katong just for the laksa, or are there decent enough renditions at the hawker markets?). Other choice would be Ayam Penyet Ria or other Indonesian at Lucky Plaza.
Afternoon shopping on Orchard Road
Dinner: Palm Beach Seafood

Thanks in advance!!!

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