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Laksa Pasta from Druggists – linguine cooked to al dente and tossed in laksa rempah. The dryly wet linguine generated gentle flames, but left virtually alone on stage to carry the performance it was more meek meow than Mariah melisma. 3.3/5 Druggists 119 Tyrwhitt Road Singapore 207547

Coconut from Cheek by Jowl – laksa leaf ice cream, pomelo, green chilli. Essentially what you get if bubur cha cha, laksa and vanilla had a head-spinningly scorching ménage à trois on a cushion of roasty nuts. 4/5 This was part of an existing $38 3-course lunch menu, and is…

Chilli Crab Bao from Bao Makers. The sweet chilli involved is a grower not a shower in terms of firepower, whilst the few crab pieces that managed to squeeze onto the fried mantou carriage are nicely plump. Essentially what hipster foodie tourists should have for a minimalist, mod and smelly-finger…

Pandan pancakes from Tolido’s Espresso Nook – fragrant pandan pancakes topped with vanilla ice cream and drizzled with gula melaka sauce. The sweet, gloriously scented and earnestly fluffy pancakes had the salesmanship of a coconut-shampooed, blazer-donning Isetan cosmetics agent – you aren’t just being sold pancakes but also pandan-induced nostalgia,…