Image: Shaylee Yeo

“The pork knuckles are well-executed – the meat is tender and juicy and the skin remains delightfully crispy despite me not eating it immediately after it was served.”

Ms Shaylee Yeo, 28, marketing and business analytics manager

Instagram: @yomisz.eats

Get it from: RessRoom, 5 Changi Business Park Central 1, Changi City Point, The Oasis, 01-72, open: 11am to 11pm daily, call 6636-3226, www.ressroom.com

Price: $32.90



Image: Justine Chu

“I love that the Thai milk tea, in both green tea and original flavours, is not too sweet and makes a strong brew. Drinking it makes me feel as if I am in Bangkok.”

Ms Justine Chu, 27, research assistant

Instagram: @justineeechu

Get it from: Waan Cha, 275 Thomson Road, Novena Regency, 01-45, open: 11.30am to 9pm, weekday; noon to 5pm, weekend, call 6358-0868, www.facebook.com/waanchasg

Price: $3.30 a cup



Image: Shaun Tupaz

“Each bowl is made upon ordering and the seafood and vegetable tempura is fresh. The meal is value-for-money, but be prepared to queue.” 

Mr Mark Chua, 27, senior analyst 

Instagram: @theshutterwhale

Get it from: Tempura Kohaku, 3 Temasek Boulevard, Suntec City Mall, 03-310, open: 11.30am to 10pm daily, call 6333-4386, www.facebook.com/kohaku.tempura

Price: $15++



Image: Mark Cheong

“This refreshing dessert has a range of textures and flavours, such as the crunchiness of white fungus, sweetness of dried longans and chewiness of glutinous rice balls. It is a good way to beat the heat.”

Mr Mark Cheong, 24, medical service officer

Instagram: @sheepyfoodie

Get it from: No Name Cheng Tng stall, Block 69 Bedok South Avenue 3, 01-468, open: noon to 9pm daily

Price: $1.60



Image: Pauline Ang

“The chicken broth is flavourful and filled with ingredients such as American ginseng, conpoy, fish maw and mushrooms.”

Ms Pauline Ang, 47, registrar

Instagram: @paulineanghh

Get it from: Souper Tang, 176 Orchard Road, The Centrepoint, 02-52, open: 11.30am to 10pm daily, call 6737-6772, soupertang.com

Price: $26.90 for two persons

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A version of this story was originally published in The Straits Times on August 21, 2016. For more stories like this, head to www.straitstimes.com/lifestyle.