Kampong Glam is a place where you can lay your eyes upon and enjoy a treat. The area lies in Central Singapore which has great cultural significance. The place is a huge cultural attraction carrying a bohemian touch. The spot is just so apt if you want to go on a food tasting spree. Here, you may always find something to curb your appetite, whether Western, Japanese, Middle Eastern, Italian, Gluten-free or Halal food.
Streets to Go and Places to Explore
In Singapore, you can explore places like Aliwal Street, Bal Lane, Bussorah Street, Haji Lane, Kandahar Street and North Bridge Road. These areas are best known for catering to different tastes. With places to go like A for Arbite, Choo Choo Chicken, Krave, Beirut’s Grill, Al’ Frank Cookies, Bergs Gourmet Burgers, Le Kue, Box N Sticks and Hyde & Co.
Choo Choo Chicken and Krave
A unique thing about these places is that you may always get something worth trying. Choo Choo Chicken will serve you delicious Korean Fried Chicken that is juicy and tender making a perfect combination with spicy sauce. The main highlight here is Wing and Drumlet. For halal Western-Malay food, head towards Krave, mostly known for its dish called Waffo Mess. Waffo Mess comprises of fluffy waffles decorated with bright berries as well as chocolate ice-cream on the top.
Beirut’s Grill and Al’ Frank Cookies
Another must-try restaurant can be Beirut’s Grill where you can enjoy the Falafel, a sumptuous Middle-Eastern delicacy. Falafel contains a deep-fried patty prepared from fava beans and ground chickpeas wrapped in a pita bread layer. Al’ Frank Cookies is a place to go for getting a whiff of just-baked cookies. Here, you will get many kinds of gluten-free oatmeal cookies. Try having Oatmeal Macadamia Cookie, which is firm to the bite. It carries an alluring fragrance of a bit musky, macadamia nuts and oatmeal.
Burgs Gourmet Burgers and Le Kue
Burgs Gourmet Burgers is a spot to ask for a beef patty placed between fresh buns. Try their signature burger that is made up of a prime beef patty served with veggies, lettuce and a special Bergs sauce and you may become its lifetime customer. If you want to relish Asia-inspired French desserts, go to Le Kue and order a Tarte Au Framboise, little pricey but worth the money. It is a perfect balance between sour and sweet as you gulp it down in a couple of minutes.
Box N Sticks
One of the popular favourites, Box N Sticks may win your hearts with its authentic Izakaya-style Japanese food. You may eat anything over here from Sashimi, Don, Maki, Sushi, Yaki Mono and Kushiyaki. Kushiyaki is the most preferred grilled-skewer meat or vegetable and the Yakitori is (Teriyaki Chicken Bites) is classic. The smoky Butabara Shioyaki (Salted Pork Belly) is enough to get you hooked.
Last but not the least to find mention can be the Italian restaurants found in the precincts of Bugis. Here, the star attraction may be the wood-fired Neapolitan pizzas which make for a savoury treat. It can be located exactly on the Bussorah Street that buzzes with mealtime activity.