SuperTree by IndoChine

18 Marina Gardens Drive, #03-01
Gardens by the Bay
(+65) 6694 8489

Bourdain had: drinks.

Dinner date: Michael Ma, founder and CEO of the IndoChine Group.

545 Whampoa Prawn Noodles (黄埔虾面)

Tekka Food Centre Branch
665 Buffalo Road, #01-326

Bourdain ate: The restaurant’s namesake, prawn noodles (虾面).

Dinner date: KF Seetoh, widely hailed as the preeminent expert on Singaporean street food, photojournalist, entrepreneur, founder of Makansutra, a company that promotes Asian food culture through media and events.

Guan Hoe Soon Restaurant (源和春菜馆)

40 Joo Chiat Pl
Singapore 427764
+65 6344 2761

Bourdain had: Sour fish curry with pineapple, brazed duck with tamarind and coriander, okra sauteed with sambal, beer.

Dinner date: Damian D’Silva, chef and authority on Singaporean heritage food.

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(Photo by Jeff Allen)
(Photo by Jeff Allen)

Sabar Menanti II

747 North Bridge Rd
Singapore 198715
(+65) 6291 0109

Bourdain ate: Lontong (rice cake, coconut gravy, vegetables, and a hard-boiled egg), mee Siam (Siamese noodle: fried rice noodles with chili paste, prawns, bean sprouts, and a spicy gravy; fried bean curd; and an egg).

Lunch date: Najip Ali, Singaporean comedian, entertainer, and producer.

Hong Lim Hawker Centre (芳林熟食中心)

531A Upper Cross Street

Bourdain had: char kway tiao, beer.

(Photo by Jeff Allen)
(Photo by Jeff Allen)

Geylang Lor 29 Fried Hokkien Mee

396 East Coast Road
Singapore 428994

Bourdain ate: fried oyster omelets, fried prawns with chili paste, bak chor mee (fish ball noodle soup), beef satay.

Dinner dates: Sudhir Thomas Vadaketh, author of Floating on a Malayan Breeze: Travels in Malaysia and Singapore; financial journalist Tania Angerer; and their friend Melanie Chan.


28 Ann Siang Road
Singapore 069708

Bourdain had: drinks.

Drinks date: Donald Low, economist, writer on Singapore financial policies, and associate dean (Research and Executive Education) at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy.

Since the taping of this episode, this establishment has now closed. 

Bourdain was welcomed to the family home of Liew Choy, who runs a hawker restaurant that’s been operating for around 40 years. If they don’t invite you into their home, try their food at:

Keng Eng Kee Seafood (瓊榮記海鲜)

124 Bukit Merah Lane 1, #01-136
(+65) 6272 1038