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Two new places for Popiah lovers to try

9 months ago by Online Writer

Love Popiah? So do we! Here are two new places for you to try. 

Po

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Headed by Mod Sin stalwart Willin Low, the signature restaurant in the new The Warehouse Hotel, Po, will take on a more traditional approach in creating locally-inspired cuisine. The interpretations are classic local dishes elevated using painstaking techniques or premium ingredients. One of the highlights is their Popiah (from $28), where the jicama filling is braised for four hours to attain the perfect flavour and texture. Other items that have been ‘upgraded’ include a Charcoalgrilled Iberico Satay ($20), as well as a version of Hokkien mee prepared using prized carabinero prawns, pork belly, fish sauce, lardons and sakura ebi ($32).

320 Havelock Road, The Warehouse Hotel. Tel: 6828 0000

The Fullerton Hotel

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The Fullerton Hotel Singapore rolls out its next Fullerton Young Hawker Series with heritage popiah stalwart Kway Guan Huat. The brand has been around for 79 years, and its third-generation owner, Michael Ker still does it the old-school way by churning the dough with a wooden pole. Following his father’s creed, where “the best popiah skin is made only by hand”, each piece is handtwirl   ed on hot cast-iron pans. Get a taste of Ker’s popiah, as well as kueh pie tee at Town Restaurant from 8 to 18 March, where you can also enjoy favourites like their chicken rice at the dinner buffet ($56-$89, depending on the day, and whether you want free flow draught beer and Singapore Slings).

1 Fullerton Square, The Fullerton Hotel Singapore. Tel: 6877 8128

 

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