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GONG XI “FAT” CAI! (Parody)

A story of a boy who wanted to lose weight at the start of 2017, but can’t do so because Chinese New Year was fast approaching

One For One Deals For Main Courses at Perfetto Cafe

Perfetto Cafe is having a ONE FOR ONE deal for their main courses ALL DAY ANYTIME! From unique burgers such as the Spicy Lamb Burger and Rice Burger to their signature offering the Rack of Lamb, you’ll be hard pressed to find a better deal as long as you are a DBS or POSB Cardholder. […]

Siam Square Mookata Thai BBQ At $1.80-$3 A Plate All Over Singapore!

With 9 outlets all over Singapore located conveniently near MRTs, you can now satisfy your craving for Thai BBQ at Siam Square Mookata anytime you want! Their affordable selections start from $1.80 a plate and they have special homemade chili that comes in 3 levels of spiciness. Their main outlet at Golden Mile Tower even […]

Royal London Duck: Famous Peking Duck From Hong Kong

There’s no need to travel to Beijing to savour authentic peking duck! Located at Mandarin Gallery and helm by chefs from Hong Kong, Royal London Duck’s signature duck is smoked for over 12 hours to achieve that unforgettable tender taste. Apart from being good with ducks, their Salted Egg Charcoal Bun and Crispy Roasted Pork […]

Little Known Sights Of Little India – #InstaWalk @ Little India With MNDSingapore & URA

Once again, together with the Ministry of National Development (MND) and this time, the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA), TheSmartLocal organised #InstaWalk at Little India on the 17th of September 2016 to allow us to re-discover the sights and sounds of this heritage district. Joining us on this #iWalkLittleIndia journey were Mr. Kelvin Ang, the Director […]

Pulau Ubin #InstaWalk With MNDSingapore!

Read our full guide to Pulau Ubin at With support from the Ministry of National Development (MND), TheSmartLocal organised the first ever #InstaWalk at Pulau Ubin on 22 November. Minister of State for National Development, Mr. Desmond Lee, was also there to join us on our #iWalkUbin journey. Also along for the ride was […]

Wicked Kitchen: Eastern-Western Fusion Restaurant

Remember NYDC and Big O that rocked the 90s? 90s kids, time to get excited because their founders are back in the restaurant scene with Wicked Kitchen – an East meets West fusion restaurant that offers many one of a kind dishes. Located at level 2 of Wheelock Place, this restaurant gives a local twist […]

Bucktile St Cafe – A Dessert Heaven Hidden In Faber Drive

Well hidden in Faber Drive is Bucktile St. Cafe, home to a mountain of Instagrammable desserts, 18 different flavours of latte and yummy savory options! This place was so ulu that even the taxi driver praised us for sniffing it out *pats self on back* We tried: 1) Blue Velvet Waffles with Truffle Icecream $11.90 […]

Char Restaurant – $6 Michelin Level Char Siew!

Started by two brothers from the UK, Char strives to improve the Cantonese food scene in Singapore, by amalgamating both Western and Chinese techniques. Char has also been included in the Singapore Michelin Guide book. If you drop by, be sure to order one of their beers or ciders. This mix of East and West […]

New Things To Eat In Singapore (Part 1) – Guide To Singapore: Episode 10

There’s always something brand new to try in Singapore when it comes to food. So, we made a compilation of the most interesting things to eat in this little red dot at the moment! Follow our food channel EATBOOK for more videos like this! Stay tuned for PART 2 coming your way very soon. […]

Dulcet & Studio: Japanese Dessert Cafe With Kitchen And Shop

Located in Liang Court is a chic Japanese cafe selling Insta-worthy desserts such as Matcha Lava Cake as well as mains! Known for its droolworthy desserts, this Japanese cafe comes with a mini Jap shop where you can purchase some cool Japanese snacks! Apart from their signature desserts, we also tried out their mains since […]

Things To Do In Hong Kong 2016 (Part 1) – Smart Travels: Episode 18

Hong Kong is more than just shopping at Mongkong and eating cold noodles out of plastic bags.To help make your next Hong Kong adventure more exciting, Audrey and Jessica flew there for a week and explored Hong Kong for you guys! Stay tuned for PART 2 coming your way very soon and be sure to […]

Things To Do In Bangkok 2016 (Part 1) – Smart Travels: Episode 17

Bangkok is more than just shopping at Platinum Mall and squeezing through the crowds at Chatuchak Market. To help make your next Bangkok adventure more exciting, Audrey and Symone flew there for a week just to film these videos for you guys! Stay tuned for PART 2 coming your way very soon and be sure […]

Handlebar: Ulu Biker-Themed Bar

Handlebar is a biker’s bar situated at the far north end of this island. With interesting ornaments, decor and a great alfresco view to boast, this is a perfect chill out place with friends if you want to avoid the crowds and still have good food. Psst! It’s so ulu you might even be able […]

Poco Loco – Classy Italian Restaurant Catered To Heartlanders

PocoLoco proves top quality Italian food in a classy setting does not have to be expensive. This gem tucked away on the 2nd story of Snow City in the West has every pasta going under $12! Although they’ve top chefs trained in MICHELIN restaurants, prices are affordable as they’re dedicated to HEARTLANDERS. They’ve opened a […]

Mrs. Pho – Hidden Vietnamese Restaurant with $7.90 pho in Singapore

This Vietnamese place is so legit you’ll feel like you’ve been transported to the streets of Hanoi. Situated in town, this Vietnamese eatery is run by Vietnamese who have not watered down the taste of their food. Open from 11am to 10pm daily, Mrs. Pho serves their Vietnamese dishes at extremely affordable price. One main […]

VendCafe: 24 Hour Vending Machine Cafe in HDB Void Deck

This is pretty cool. But is the trip here worth it? A new 24-hour VendCafe has opened at a humble Sengkang void deck. You can now purchase hot meals like Claypot Chicken from a vending machine. There are also snacks and beverages, including Cafe Macchiato and Organic Soy. The food here isn’t spectacular, but it’s […]

Dignity Kitchen: First Food Court Run By The Disabled

Situated in the heart of Serangoon is Singapore’s FIRST hawker school for the disabled and disadvantaged called @Dignity Kitchen. Started in 2006, Dignity Kitchen caters to those facing physical, social, mental or intellectual challenges. They provide lessons and training that arms their beneficiaries with valuable skills such as cooking and baking in order to help […]

McDonalds NEW “Milo Dinosaur” Mcflurry and Frappe Available Islandwide

Fans of Milo Dinosaur are going to love the new Dinosaur McFlurry and Frappe – now both available at McDonald’s and McCafe outlets island wide! We headed down to McDonald’s at Marine Cove for a dino-mite experience trying out their latest Singapore inspired innovations! Dinosaur McFlurry: $2.90 Dinosaur Frappe: $5.30 Filmed and Edited By: Sean […]

Matchaya – The Dessert Shop That Serves EVERYTHING with MATCHA!

Imagine a dessert shop that serves everything with matcha from tea to cake to ice-cream – that’s Matchaya! It was once seen around Singapore as a pop-up store but it’s now found a permanent home at Tanjong Pagar. Some items they serve: Bottled Houjicha Milk Tea ($5.40) Royal Milk Tea ($5.10) Usucha ($5.20) Houjicha Soft […]

Boufe Boutique Cafe – Fashion themed cafe selling colour changing drinks!

We headed down to Phoenix Park to check out a fashion themed cafe that has become popular with the Instagram crowd! Boufe Cafe, known for its colour changing drink JUST rolled out a new Chendol Raindrop Cake to celebrate National Day. Available from 1st to 9th August, the Chendol Raindrop Cake is a chendol flavoured […]