In a country where eating is pretty much considered a national pastime, one should expect a barrage of websites and blogs offering food reviews of the best and worst eateries in Singapore – be it from professional food reviewers or self confessed food junkies.
With so many food choices in Singapore, it is wise to turn to these Singaporean food blogs to assess a particular restaurant and make sure your money is well-spent on delectable cuisines and not some mediocre quality food. Check out these top 10 best Singapore food blogs and keep in tune with the best places to dine!
As this website’s tagline states – never waste your calories on yucky food. This particular blog is known as one of the best food blogs in Singapore as it provides its followers with reviews of mainly hawker food around the island, and of course some posh restaurants too. It is a plus point that the website categorizes by location, which allows you the reader to immediately zoom in to the food places within your vicinity!
This Singapore food blog offers reviews of restaurants of varying cuisines coupled with captivating and drool worthy images of the dishes. What is user-friendly about this website is that there is an index page which allows users to choose eateries from their “Best of Lists”, which includes listings of restaurants offering late night dining or best dessert places, amongst others. Ladyironchef also offers travel reviews (which includes overseas restaurant reviews), amongst the food reviews.
Reviewing Singaporean restaurants by allocating them with a star rating system, Sparklette is a good blog to visit if you have decided on a particular cuisine type but require recommendations on which restaurant to go to. With its highly user friendly – and very pink – interface, Sparklette allows you to navigate its site through selections of cuisine, ambience, food and meals (meal types/dietary requirements). The site also offers travel, beauty and lifestyle reviews.
You will come to realize that in Singapore, if Makansutra recommends a place, then it is almost always a must to eat there. This website is founded by a household name in Singapore, Mr K.F Seetoh – the man whose name is synonymous with food. The reviews of restaurants and hawkers are easily accessible on their food blog. Makansutra even offers food tours, taking you to the best food places in around the island, covering all four corners of the island.
With its large eye-grabbing pictures of food on the main page of this blog, it is almost impossible not to click the word “more” just to view more delectable pictures, and of course read the reviews that follow it. Miss Tam Chiak (which means Miss Greedy in Hokkien) offers its readers’ restaurant reviews and recipes of mainly local Asian cuisines.
Yet another easy to navigate blog, Keropokman: Singapura Makan (which means Singapore Eat in Malay) guides its readers with reviews in accordance to area, cuisines, local favourites and locations. The four categories make it really easy for you to find a place well suited for your palate.
Designed to be a food blog catering to those who navigate the island via the MRT system, this blog does reviews of food places near train stations. You can choose restaurants or hawkers according to the train line you are on or a specific train station, and a list of reviews of places in that area will pop up. An additional bonus to this site is that it even gives you the direction to the food place, which would be beneficial to expats who are new to Singapore!
8) Food Prints
Stemming from a blog called Eat.Read.Live, Food Prints provides reviews of eateries in Singapore, from restaurants to hawker fare. While its reviews may not be as extensive as the other blogs mentioned in this articles, it is to be noted that the reviews on Food Prints are pretty direct and to the point, making it an easier read for those in a rush.
Don’t let the name of the blog turn you away because the reviews on this blog are quite the gem! The food places reviewed on this blog include pretty nice establishments (and not quite the dirty stalls as one would expect), ranging from the popular Chinese cuisine to the exotic Moroccan dishes! This blog also offers recipes from a variety of cuisines for you to experiment in your own kitchen.
10) The Silver Chef
The Silver Chef puts up very frank reviews of mainly hawker center eateries and smaller restaurants with fairly reasonable pricings. Most of the reviews on this blog focus on local Singaporean flavours, from Bak Kut Teh (a Chinese soup) to Nasi Lemak (fragrant rice served with chilli, anchovies and egg, amongst other items). So if you are looking for a very local Singaporean tasting meal, then the reviews on this blog will point you in the right direction!
Of course here at Living in Singapore we also cover lots of food topics as well. If you have not already checked us out we recommend you check out the following popular guides: Where to find Western food in Singapore , Where to go for healthy food in Singapore , Top Singapore Restaurants and Singapore Buffet Restaurants Guide!