24 Hours in Singapore

Tony's first 24-hour layover lands him in Singapore, a melting pot of cultures and ethnicities that all come together over a national obsession with food. Tony's friends take him on a tour of the hyper-modern ...

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Geylang Claypot Rice

Tony and K.F. Seetoh head to the red-light district of Singapore to eat at Geylang Claypot. After meeting the chef-owner Ng Kim Hock and checking out the kitchen, Tony and Seetoh sit down to an amazing meal.

639, Geylang Rd., Lorong 33, Singapore 389570

 
Sleep
Grand Hyatt

Tony's been staying at the Grand Hyatt for years, and on this trip he's upgraded to the presidential suite. Too bad he doesn't have time to relax in the in-room sauna.

10 Scotts Rd., Singapore 228211

 
See & Do
International Nasi Lemak

Tony heads to Changi Village Hawker Center for some famous nasi lemak. Tony waits in a huge line, but decides the food is worth the wait.

2 Changi Village Rd., Singapore 500002

 
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Kilo in Kallang

"People say nice things about Kilo. It's Italian-Japanese along the Kallang River. Younger, hipper, which kind of leaves me out of it."

66 Kampong Bugis, Singapore 338987‬

 
Sleep
Ku De Ta at the Marina Bay Sands Hotel

Tony heads to one of the newest and highest bars in Singapore, Ku De Ta. He has a cocktail and takes in the views of the incredible modern city.

10 Bayfront Ave., Singapore 018956

 
See & Do
Mustafa Centre

Tony and K.F. wander through the giant Mustafa Centre Superstore, a 24/7 emporium that sells everything imaginable. Tony searches for a snow globe for his daughter.

145 Syed Alwi Rd., Singapore 207704

 
Eat
Samy’s Curry

Tony and celebrity photographer Russell Wong have fish head and rice at Samy's Curry that specializes in southern Indian cooking.

25A Dempsey Rd, Singapore 247691

 
See & Do
Singapore Botanic Garden

"Founded over 150 years ago, it started as overgrown plantations and virgin rain forest, but now a place to escape the city hustle and bustle."

1 Cluny Rd., Singapore 259569

 

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