Food Trending

Food Trending: What readers are snapping and eating

Jimami tofu from Okinawan Diner Nirai-Kanai at Liang Court.
Jimami tofu from Okinawan Diner Nirai-Kanai at Liang Court.PHOTOS: CLARA CHUA, DIANA TAN, JEREMY LIM, MIGIN CHUA, SUNNY KHOO


"The texture of the tofu was smooth and silky. It had a subtle taste of peanut, which blew my mind.

"The sauce for the tofu had a distinct umami taste. Although it looks simple, it is a delicate dish that I can have over and over again."

Mr Jeremy Lim, 23, full-time national serviceman

Instagram: @jeremylim_

Get it from: Okinawan Diner Nirai-Kanai, B1-01/02 Liang Court, 177 River Valley Road; open: noon to 3pm, 6 to 11pm (Mondays to Fridays), noon to 11pm (Saturdays and Sundays); tel: 6339-4811;

Price: $6


"The red bean pastry was good - not too oily or too sweet. Definitely a dish that I won't hesitate to order again on my next visit. "

Mr Sunny Khoo, 29, public relations officer

Instagram: @_legreatestninja

Get it from: Canton Paradise at Marina Bay Sands, 01-02 The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, 2 Bayfront Avenue; open: 10.30am to 10.30pm (Mondays to Thursdays), 10.30am to 11pm (Fridays to Sundays); tel: 6688-7052;

Price: $6.80


"I liked how they added rum to the entire matcha mix to enhance the flavours. Would have preferred the matcha to be more intense, though."

Ms Clara Chua, 24, recruiter

Instagram: @explodingbelly

Get it from: Nesuto, 01-01, 53 Tras Street; open: 11am to 8.30pm daily; tel: 6920-2922;

Price: $9


"The poached chicken thigh is silky smooth and melts in your mouth. The fragrant vegetable curry has just the right amount of coconut milk and isn't overly rich."

Ms Migin Chua, 23, graduate

Instagram: @herecomesgin

Get it from: Sister Curry Chicken Rice at Malaysia Boleh,03-28 Jurong Point, 1 Jurong West Central 2; open: 10am to 10pm daily;

Price: $4


"A hotdog accompanied by raclette cheese that is melted and scraped right onto the bun, and sprinkled with crispy fried bacon bits. Best of both worlds."

Miss Diana Tan, 28, finance executive

Instagram: @dianaaatan

Get it from: Be Frank, B1-K26 The Paragon, 290 Orchard Road; tel: 9765-2509;

Price: $6.50

Cara Wong

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on May 14, 2017, with the headline 'Food Trending What readers are snapping and eating'. Subscribe