SINGAPORE: ALL OF THE RESTAURANTS PICKED BY ANTHONY BOURDAIN ON PARTS UNKNOWN

The great Anthony Bourdain left his mark everywhere he went. When his death was announced to the world in June 2018, media throughout the globe chimed in and listed all the great things he had done for their respective country. Whereas before, tourists would shy away from exotic foods, thanks to him, travellers now go the extra mile to find and try local bites. With this in mind, here are all the restaurants Bourdain visited and the dishes he tasted when he shot Anthony Bourdain Singapore for his show, Parts Unknown Season 10 Episode 1 (originally aired October 1, 2017):

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DISH – Hae Mee

WHAT IS IT?

Also called Prawn Mee, Hae Mee can be a soup or dry noodle dish of prawns.

WHERE IS IT?

545 Whampoa Prawn Noodles
665 Buffalo Rd, #01-326 Tekka Food Centre
Singapore

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ANTHONY BOURDAIN SINGAPORE NOTES

Family-run hawker food stall located at the Tekka Food Centre.

DISH – Lontong and Mee Siam

WHAT IS IT?

Lontong – rice cake, coconut gravy, vegetables and a hard-boiled egg; Mee Siam – fried rice noodles with chili paste, prawns, bean sprouts, and a spicy, sweet and sour gravy, fried bean curd and an egg.   

WHERE IS IT?

Sabar Menanti II
747 North Bridge Rd
Singapore

ANTHONY BOURDAIN SINGAPORE NOTES

A halal restaurant in the Muslim quarter of Singapore.

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It's been awhile babe..

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#satay

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DISH – Orh Jian, Singapore Chili Prawns, Bak Chor Mee and Satay

WHAT IS IT?

Orh Jian – fried oyster omelets; Singapore Chili Prawns – fried prawns with chili paste; Bak Chor Mee – fishball noodle soup; Satay – skewered meat.

WHERE IS IT?                                  

Lor 29 Xing Lian Eating House
549 Geylang Rd
Singapore

ANTHONY BOURDAIN SINGAPORE NOTES

Lor 29 on Geylang is popular food court with various hawker stalls.

DISH – Ikan Kepala Asam Curry, Itek Sio and Sambal Bendi

WHAT IS IT?

Ikan Kepala Asam Curry – Peranakan sour fish curry with pineapple; Itek Sio – Peranakan braised duck with tamarind and coriander; Sambal Bendi – okra (lady fingers) sautéed with sambal..

WHERE IS IT?

Guan Hoe Soon
40 Joo Chiat Pl
Singapore

ANTHONY BOURDAIN SINGAPORE NOTES

Oldest Peranakan restaurant in Singapore, predating Independence.

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