5 Mouth-Watering Halal Food You Have To Try At Artbox Singapore 2017


Sharifah Nawwarah •  Apr 12, 2017

If you've been following the news, you may have heard of the famous Artbox – a pop-up flea market with pretty light installations and endless rows of shops, hailing all the way from Bangkok, Thailand! And if you've been living under a rock like Patrick Star, fret not as we're here to guide you through some of the halal food that can be found here at Singapore's largest creative night market✨

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1. O'Braim (Muslim-Owned)

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Calling all goreng pisang cheese (fried banana fritters with cheese) lovers! Bananas at O'Braim are fried to perfection with huge servings of chocolate AND cheese. Does it get any better than this? Hold up! Different flavours such as Banana Rocher, Banana Nutella Choc, as well as Milky Ice Blended drinks are available too, if you're not a fan of goreng pisang!?

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2. Sinseh : The Grocery (Muslim-owned)

Brought to you by the guys at The Lab SG, Sinseh : The Grocery is THE place to get your pretty-looking galaxy-themed desserts! Here at Artbox, you can try out their galaxy macarons, mini galaxy donuts, galaxy ice kachang, galaxy juice... need we say more??

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Oh, look how they shine for you?

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3. Kane Mochi

In case you don't know what they are, think ice-cream wrapped in a sticky rice confection! Originating from Bangkok as well, Kane Mochi is made with premium ingredients and zero preservatives, plus they are constantly updating their menu with exciting flavours?

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It's the perfect ending to a great meal, or you could also have it as a sweet snack! Did you know that they are gluten free and suitable for vegetarians as well??

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Note: Products of Kane Mochi are certified Halal by the Central Islamic Council of Thailand.

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4. Churros Factory

Churros has been one of the top food trends for some time now, and honestly... one churro is not enough! From original churros to ondeh-ondeh churros, you definitely won't be disappointed with the flavours Churros Factory has to offer?

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These churros have a combination texture of good crisp on the outside and soft on the inside, and they are best eaten when it's piping hot! It's like tasting a mini donut in your mouth?

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Note: Although their retail outlets are not halal-certified, their main manufacturer is halal-certified. They are also managed by a team of Muslim chefs and 80% of their crew are Muslims.

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5. Coyoro

For those of you who are fans of ice-cream served in a coconut, fried ice-cream, as well as frozen yogurt... drop by Coyoro's booth and your tastebuds will thank you!

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If you're going to eat whilst walking around in the sweltering heat, no worries as their ice-cream doesn't melt that quickly?

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Aside from these three items on the menu, they also sell Dragon's Breath which is basically cereal puff balls that emit smoke when you pop them in your mouth. Pretty cool huh? (Literally?)

Note: Coyoro's product supplies are certified halal.

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6. I Suka Delights (Muslim-Owned)

If you need a fajitas, nachos, or a jumbo hotdog fix, check out these guys at I Suka Delights! They have a widespread menu with scrumptious bites such as buffalo wings, crispy banana desserts, and cheesy fries?

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You can choose your nachos topped with either chicken or beef! Mix it in with some jalapeños, sour cream and cheese and you'll get a recipe that will definitely win our hearts?

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They also sell colourful Mojitos drinks with different flavours from Blue Lagoon, Water-my-lime, Red Valentine, and Purple Haze to quench your thirst?

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This is definitely a stall you don't want to miss out on!

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Besides feasting on food, you can look forward to shopping at indie fashion boutiques, retails booths that sell exquisite handicrafts, and admire the beautiful fairy lights strategically hung above the whole area of shipping containers?

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They also have a dining zone made of wooden pallets for you to sit and enjoy your food. Local musicians and open mic sessions will be there to keep you entertained!?

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So there you have it! Laid-back vibes, good food and creative crafts... it's definitely THE perfect place to spend your weekend (and money) ?

When: 14 - 16 April & 21 - 23 Apr 2017

Hours: 3pm - 11pm

Admission: Free

Venue: Bayfront Event Space (Near Bayfront MRT)

Getting there:

By train: Take the Circle Line or Downtown Line and alight at Bayfront MRT Station, take Exit E.

By bus: Take bus service 97, 106, 133, 502 or 518 and alight at opposite Marina Bay Sands MICE bus stop.