Food Trending: What readers are snapping and eating

Aglio Olio Pasta from Hotcakes Vegetarian.
Aglio Olio Pasta from Hotcakes Vegetarian. PHOTO: CHIN WEI YEE


"This simple dish is packed with flavour. The al dente spaghetti is coated with olive oil, and tossed with mushrooms, cherry tomatoes and capsicums, which add crunch and sweetness to the dish."

Ms Chin Wei Yee, 17, student

Instagram: @avacadoee

Get it from: Hotcakes Vegetarian, 190 Middle Road, Fortune Centre, 01-33, open: 11am to 7pm, Monday, Wednesday to Sunday, closed on Tuesday, tel: 9782-6835, go to HotCakesConfectionery

Price: $8.90


Grilled Chicken Chop. PHOTO: SHERINE CHAN

"This generous slab of chicken chop is drenched in brown sauce. The succulent meat also comes with mashed potatoes and sauteed mushrooms, making this a filling meal."

Ms Sherine Chan, 29, bank relationship manager

Instagram: @sherine.may

Get it from: 1 Tyrwhitt Bistro & Bar, 1 Tyrwhitt Road, open: 11.30am to midnight, Monday, Wednesday to Sunday, closed on Tuesday, tel: 6341-5167, go to

Price: $16.90++


Mediterranean Platter. PHOTO: FREDERICK HONG

"This platter has hummus, baba ghanoush, dolma and tabbouleh salad. The best part is stuffing these ingredients into pita bread with crispy falafel balls and enjoying the full-bodied flavours."

Mr Frederick Hong, 25, student

Instagram: @fredsj

Get it from: Pita Pan, 2 Bay Avenue, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, Bay Level, 01-87, open: 11am to 10.15pm, Sunday to Thursday; 11am to 11.30pm, Friday & Saturday, tel: 6688-7450, go to

Price: $30.90


Kueh Salat. PHOTO: LIN GAY

"Looking at the pretty pastel colors is almost as enjoyable as sinking my teeth into the subtly sweet and creamy pandan custard, which blends beautifully with the moist and sticky glutinous rice."

Ms Lin Gay, 34, retiree

Instagram: @linisgod

Get it from: Chalk Farm, 290 Orchard Road, Paragon, B1-K24, open: 11am to 8.30pm daily, tel: 6235-2872, go to

Price: $5.30



"I like dishes with a slight caramelised charred flavour and a treacly, burnt finish. This dish has fried seafood and chye sim on strands of moist noodles."

Mr Wilson Wang, 27, creative director

Instagram: @wilsonwly

Get it from: JB Ah Meng, 2 Lorong 23 Geylang, New Good Place Eating House, open: 6pm to 3am daily, tel: 6741-2418

Price: From $7

Kenneth Goh

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