1. Here Are The 5 HDB Coffeeshops to get your Western Food Fix
There’s nothing quite as satisfying as strolling into your local HDB coffeeshop and getting in queue for your usual slab of deep fried chicken chop, with crinkle cut fries, baked beans and coleslaw thrown in. Call it your regular “Western food fix” with drizzles of your favourite sauces – a notch better than fast food, homely, affordable and very, very Singaporean.
“Western food”, as we term it, has become a mainstay in our local culture and no coffeeshop is really complete without it. In a coffeeshop saturated with mainly local Chinese food, the Western food stall typically stands out with its sizzling hot meats on the grill and in the fryers, drawing the usual bystanders watching behind the transparent glass shields waiting for their chance to dig into something crispy, hot and delicious.
Kopitiam Western food is in fact western food done how WE like it. Local hawkers have selected the best of western delights: grilled chicken, fish and chips, spaghetti and weaved together unique local offerings that continually tickle our Asian palettes and satisfy our Western appetites all at the same time.
Where else in the world can you find such an amalgamation of east meets west in the form of black pepper chicken chop, sambal grilled fish, curry spaghetti, salted egg chicken wings around your neighborhood vicinity? And all for a fraction of the price?
Our western food joints in Singapore have stepped up their game to win our hearts, bellies and our wallets with even more dazzlingly diverse western food options. Here, we reveal our best-kept secret list of our favourite Kopitiam Western food stalls that you do NOT want to miss…