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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Thieves Market

Tony and Yin walk through the historic Sungei Road of Thieves Market where thieves used to resell their stolen goods.

Sungei Road, Singapore

 
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Tony Also Recommends: 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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Tony Also Recommends: Bumboat Tour

"Actually something I've done and enjoyed."

Raffles' Landing Site, Singapore

 
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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

 
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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

 
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Tony Also Recommends: 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

 
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Tony Also Recommends: Candlenut Kitchen

"It's a blend of Chinese and Malay, with spice blends and flavors from the whole China straits -- Indonesian, Malay -- and unique to this part of the world."

25 Neil Rd., Singapore 088816

 
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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

 

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