25 Jul '12, 11am

Singapore #Food Festival's Tiffin Cruise falls short of expectation. Find out why! Read

Singapore #Food Festival's Tiffin Cruise falls short of expectation. Find out why! Read

Text and Image by Sheere Ng @ Makansutra Fried rice, stir-fried vegetable and sambal prawns are not uniquely Singapore (small) River water swishes under my feet. Wind brushes my hair, providing a slight relief from the tropical sun. On the river bank, bronze statues of children jumping into the river come into view. The boatman, who has been silent all this while, casually remarked that he used to swim in the river when he was a kid. Now in his sixties, he ferries tourists in a bumboat along the very same river that now presents a different sight – skyscrapers, magnificent architectures and what remained of the old riverside warehouses that have now been turned into a food and wine destination. I’m on a Singapore River Tiffin Cruise as part of this year’s Singapore Food Festival. And since it’s a celebration of Singapore food, there must be some kind of gastronomic treat t...

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