Food Trending: What readers are snapping and eating

Purple sweet potato ball.
Purple sweet potato ball.PHOTO: SHAWN LOH

Spring pancake & fried chicken. PHOTO: FONDA TJANG


"Spring pancake and fried chicken with a hint of cumin and topped with the house special ranch dressing. The best way to start my day."

Ms Fonda Tjang, 32, doctor's assistant

Instagram: @tjang.fonda

Get it from: The Populus Coffee & Food Co, 146 Neil Road; open: 9am to 7pm (Mondays and Wednesdays), 9am to 4pm (Tuesdays), 9am to 10.30pm (Thursdays and Fridays), 9.30am to 10.30pm (Saturdays), 9.30am to 7pm (Sundays); tel: 6635-8420;

Price: $21


63-degree eggs. PHOTO: CHENG YING YING


"63-degree egg with toasted sourdough, fresh ricotta cheese, baked beans and stir-fried chilli beef ribeye. The bread was yummy, but the stir-fried beef was overcooked."

Ms Cheng Ying Ying, 28, real estate consultant

Instagram: @y2jingaojiak

Get it from: Open Farm Community, 130E Minden Road; open: noon to 4pm, 6 to 10pm (Mondays to Fridays), 11am to 4pm, 6 to 10pm (Saturdays and Sundays); tel: 6471-0306;

Price: $31


Purple sweet potato balls. PHOTO: SHAWN LOH


"The purple sweet potato ball with ground peanut filling has the soft and gooey chew of muah chee and a luscious filling of molten peanut butter."

Mr Shawn Loh, 29, lawyer

Instagram: @larvitar

Get it from: Tian Bao Szechuan Kitchen, 05-06 Ngee Ann City, 391 Orchard Road; open: 11.30am to 9.15pm (last order) (Mondays to Fridays), 11am to 9.15pm (last order) (Saturdays to Sundays); tel: 6734-4216;

Price: $6.80

Handmade meatball congee. PHOTO: EILEEN LIM


"Some days, we just want a bowl of comforting porridge for dinner. I love well-cooked, smooth congee. This one is made with Japanese pearl rice and Thai fragrant jasmine rice."

Ms Eileen Lim, 42, customer service officer

Instagram: @eileen_eats_alot

Get it from: Canton Paradise, 01-02 The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue; open: 10.30am to 10.30pm (Mondays to Fridays), 10.30am to 11pm (Saturdays and Sundays); tel: 6688-8868;

Price: $9.80

Grilled pork belly. PHOTO: VERONICA PHUA


"Juicy slab of grilled pork belly with addictive salty crackling in a clear vegetable broth. Served with a slice of freshly baked rye bread."

Ms Veronica Phua, 46, creative director and marketing consultant

Instagram: @veronicaphua

Get it from: Firebake - Woodfired Bakehouse & Restaurant, 237 East Coast Road; open: 6 to 10pm (Tuesdays to Sundays), closed on Mondays; tel: 6440-1228;

Price: $22

Cara Wong

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