Food Trending: What readers are snapping and eating

Curry pork.
Curry pork.PHOTO: ADAM LUO
Fromage double cheesecake.
Fromage double cheesecake.PHOTO: SHU CHEEWEE
Honolulu egg tart.
Honolulu egg tart.PHOTO: JADEN LOH
Love you long time lala.
Love you long time lala.PHOTO: MATILDA LIM


"The thick aromatic curry is spicy, lemak (rich in Malay) and has the flavour of lemongrass. The pork chunks are soft and well-soaked in curry. I would order this dish again."

Mr Adam Luo, 37, audio-video editor

Instagram: @makanwarrior

Get it from: The Basil Inn, 02-335 Downtown East E!Avenue, 1 Pasir Ris Close; open: noon to 10pm daily; tel: 9751-2023; go to

Price: $6


"The bottom layer of this soft and fluffy cheesecake is similar to a New York cheesecake, while the top layer has smooth and light cream cheese that goes well with a cup of coffee."

Mr Shu Cheewee, 37, assistant vice-president at a finance company


Get it from: LeTAO, B1-K7 Ion Orchard, 2 Orchard Turn; open: 10am to 10pm daily; tel: 8799-3551; go to

Price: $28



"A liquid nitrogen-frozen basil leaf with lemony ants and coconut yogurt refreshes the palate, finished with a milky, not-too-sweet concoction that has the slightest astringent aftertaste. The textured asymmetrical ceramic cup completes the 'foraging' experience."

Ms Natalie Heng, 27, civil servant

Instagram: @frostypeche

Get it from: Native, 52A Amoy Street; open: 6pm to midnight (Mondays to Saturdays), closed on Sundays; tel: 8869-6520; go to

Price: $23++


"I love the crispy and flaky crust and the wobbly egg custard that is smooth and not too sweet. These freshly baked egg tarts are the perfect teatime treat."

Mr Jaden Loh, 27, finance associate

Instagram: @jdroar

Get it from: Honolulu Cafe Singapore, 01-33F The Centrepoint, 176 Orchard Road; open: 11am to 10pm daily; tel: 6734-6609; go to

Price: $1.70 each


"This decently portioned dish has big and juicy lala steamed in a lemongrass broth, with chilli that gives an extra kick."

Ms Matilda Lim, 37, housewife

Instagram: @matildalim

Get it from: Mrs Pho House, 221 Rangoon Road; open: 6 to 10.30pm (Wednesdays to Sundays), closed on Mondays and Tuesdays; tel: 9173-1083, go to

Price: $12.90

Kenneth Goh

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