The holy month of Ramadan is coming up, meaning we’ll soon be devoting our time to strengthening our faith, empathizing with the vulnerable around us, and being thankful for our blessings.
Ramadan is also the perfect opportunity to spend more time with your family especially by gathering to break your fast together at the end of the day. 😁 But with everyone clamouring to find a space for iftar, one way to make it a little easier is to order in and enjoy delicious food in the comfort of your home! With food delivery options such as foodpanda, it’s easier than ever to order in a delicious feast for iftar without having to brave the end-of-the-day crowds 😉 Plus foodpanda doesn’t have surge pricing during popular order timings!
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1. Penyet Town
After a long day of fasting, there’s just something satisfying about biting into crunchy and juicy fried chicken 😋 Penyet Town’s classic Ayam Penyet Town ($6.42) comes with 2 pieces of chicken that’s been ‘smashed’ to tender perfection, and there are other ‘smashed’ varieties such as Bakso Penyet ($6.96), and the more unique Iga Penyet ($9.52) which are fried beef ribs with soup!
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If you’re not feeling up for fried food, why not tuck into their delicious ‘bakar’ grilled dishes instead? We love a good Ikan Bawal Bakar ($11.66) any day, and the spicy eggplant of the Terong Bakar Sambal ($5.24) is the perfect veggie side dish to round up the meal.
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With plenty of other side dishes such as the sweet-and-sour Sayur Asam ($5.24) vegetable soup and crunchy Rempeyek ($2.35) crackers on the menu, the variety will make it a truly unforgettable meal! Will you be biting down into some delicious crispy chicken for dinner? 😁
If you’re craving grilled chicken of a different cuisine, then who better to serve up a plate of flame-grilled PERi-PERi chicken than Nando’s? One of the most beloved Portuguese chicken chains in Singapore, Nando’s is famous for the smoky deliciousness of its chicken as well as its spicy sauces we can never get enough of 😍
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Thankfully their signature chicken comes in different sizes ranging from the ¼ Chicken ($16.59) to Whole Chicken ($48.04) to fit your appetite. The more adventurous foodies can even try the Wing Roulette ($29.43) which consists of 16 winglets and drumlets that have been randomly spiced – who knows what flavour you’ll get!
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To get the most bang for your buck, why not split a Full Platter ($58.32, for 2-3pax) or Jumbo Platter ($116.10, for 4-6pax) with your family and friends? You’ll get a serving of tender chicken, as well as variety of sides such as Garlic Bread, Chargrilled Veg, or PERi-PERi Wedges!
3. Yassin Kampung
Yassin Kampung has been a hidden gem for those living in the North, but ever since they opened an outlet in Bedok we think it’s high time they get their chance to shine! Serving up every type of seafood dish you could think of, this is the place to turn to if you want some local goodness.
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Their recent additions of Sichua Mala includes the mouth-numbing Sichuan Mala Fried Crab (from $40) and will definitely be a delicious addition to your dining table. For something smaller, there’s the Sichuan Mala Diced Chicken (from $15) that will leave your tongue tingling with its abundant peppercorns and red chilis.
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Not forgetting good ol’ favourites such as Curry Fish Head ($26.75), Baby Squid (from $13.91), Ginger Spring Onion Beef (from $13.91) and Hotplate Beancurd (from $13.91). We can’t wait to try out some local seafood delights this month.
4. Eighteen Chefs
Meat-lovers are sure to be familiar with Eighteen Chefs and its offerings of chargrilled meats, mouth-watering burgers, and snack platters we can’t keep our fingers off. If you’re looking for rich, savoury goodness that’ll leave you in a food coma after, this is definitely the perfect choice for a luxurious night in.
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Treat yourself to their classic Heart Attack Fried Rice series (from $8.82), and let the deep flavours of garlic and other herbs wash over you as you dig into the generous serving. With meat sides that include everything from Angus Beef ($19.32) to Lamb Rack and Grilled Chicken ($24.32) you’ll be spoilt for choice.
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If your stomach can’t handle so much at once, there’s always their Salted Egg Prawn Pasta ($14.12), Chargrilled Kicap Manis Chicken ($11.12), Grilled Chicken Salad ($9.92) and so much more to choose from. Remember to split a Snacks Platter (from $14.82) with your dinner buddies too, to really round off the meal!
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5. So Pho
There’s no need to take a flight to Ho Chi Minh city to taste some delicious Vietnamese cuisine when you have places such as So Pho around! Besides the bowls of Vietnamese beef pho soup they’re known for, So Pho’s crunchy fried appetizers and fragrant rice sets will definitely make your iftar a meal to remember.
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Treat yourself to some Sliced Beef Brisket and Beef Balls Noodles Soup ($11.56) with a crunchy side of Summer Rolls With Tofu (from $4.82) for that refreshing touch. If you’re a bread lover, why not bite into some Banh Mi – a Vietnamese-style Baguette With Grilled Beef and Chicken Ham ($8.03)!
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Party animals, don’t worry we won’t leave you out – not with the Party Platter ($66.34) that includes summer rolls, chicken pieces, prawn cakes, mango and papaya salad, and more!
6. NeNe Chicken
We’ve covered Indonesian, Japanese, Western, Vietnamese, and even local food so far – so now we’ve got to include NeNe Chicken and their crispy Korean fried chicken that’ll leave you wanting more with every bite!
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The Bulgogi Wings and Sticks ($28.40) is a twist on the usual Korean fried chicken, coming covered in NeNe’s signature Barbeque sauce and plenty of garlic. Don’t forget to add some sweet-and-spicy Swicy Dip ($1.20) for that finishing touch, or some Pickled Radish ($1.90) which will help refresh your palate after every spicy mouthful.
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Their special Bundle Deals are also great for sharing, with meals for 4-8pax available from just $39.90 onwards! Each meal comes with wings and sticks, coca cola, and curly fries, and the larger 2 options have tenders included too! And just for this Ramadan, NeNe Chicken will be having a limited-time NeNe Ambeng ($53.90) special bundle deal ending 16 June 2019! Consisting of 12pcs Swicy Tenders, 10pcs Crispy Wings & Sticks, Chicken Stew, White Rice, Curly Fries, Corn Salad, and Stir Fried Kimchi with Honey Mustard and Hot Bling Dip, this is the perfect platter for a communal meal with friends or family. (You’ll even get some limited-edition NeNe Chicken green packets with every order 😉)
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7. Prata Wala
Prata Wala’s Prata sets, North Indian dishes, and Thosai are some of the best comfort foods around. If you’re craving something familiar but just not feeling that walk to the hawker centre nearby right now, then Prata Wala is definitely going to be your best friend 😉
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The Tandoori Chicken Naan Set ($12.70) is the perfect meal to break your fast with. Spicy tandoori-smoked chicken, naan bread, and a handful of chutneys and gravy on the side? This simple meal is all we need to feel satisfied after a long day of fasting, and you can even add on more Garlic Naan ($4.40) if you’re not quite full yet!
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Their Tandoori Platters are perfect for groups too – starting at just $27.50, you can get a feast of butter chicken, chicken tikka, chickpea masala, and so much more. Dining with friends and family just got so much better 😋
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8. Tuk Tuk Cha
Tuk Tuk Cha only recently got its Halal certification, meaning you can now get affordable Thai cuisine delivered right to your doorstep! Their menu may not be so big, but they definitely make up for it with strong flavours that pack a punch.
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Dig into a Signature Main like the Beef Boat Noodles ($9) that comes with stewed beef and meatballs, or the seafood-filled Tom Yam Noodles ($11.30). You can taste the spices used with every bite, but the broth never feels too thick or heavy – making this the perfect choice if you’re looking for something filling that won’t overpower you!
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Or if you’ve already eaten and want something sweet instead, order one of their desserts to satisfy your craving. Not a fan of Mango Sticky Rice ($7.90)? Then how about sinking your teeth into their Golden Toast ($5.60) or Milo Golden Toast ($5.60) instead 😋 The Golden Toast even comes with a choice of flavoured Kaya dip. Savoury noodles and sweet Thai desserts? We’re placing our orders right now!
9. Segar Restaurant
If you want to take your dinner plans back to the (local) basics but you’re just too tired to fire up the stove, then you can’t go wrong with ordering from Segar Restaurant’s selection of home-style dishes.
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Pick from your choice of iconic dishes to share – Assam Curry Fish Head ($23.54), Sambal Sotong (from $12.84), or Oyster Omelette (from $10.70) anyone? Segar has a menu suitable for just about anyone, so if you’re dining with friends you’re sure to find something for everyone’s taste!
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If you’re not really looking to share then you can always try out their selection of noodles and rice dishes, including Seafood Kway Teow ($6.42), Crispy Egg Noodles ($5.35), and Salted Fish Fried Rice ($5.35). Being able to order in genuine home-cooked local comfort food is definitely one way of making iftar more convenient!
10. Omoomo Food Concepts
Last but not least, we can’t forget Omoomo Food Concepts and its Japanese- and Korean-style fusion food bowls. The rice and noodle bowls come with a generous variety of toppings, and will satisfy every appetite out there.
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If you and your friends can’t decide on what to order, why not try a little bit of everything with the Omo Remix Kare (Curry) Don (from $12) that comes with ebi (shrimp) tempura, deep-fried chicken cutlet, sweet and crunchy pumpkin croquette, and onsen egg topped with fish roe – all covered with a sumptuous curry gravy!
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Omoomo is also great for families because they have kid-friendly servings 😁 Choose between the simple Teriyaki Chicken Bowl ($8), Bulgogi Bowl ($8), or Udon Soup ($8) – each of which comes with a free side! We’re thinking that fried dumplings and takoyaki sound like the perfect way to make the kids happy. If you’re craving udon, ramen, or rice for iftar, now you can order that and more!
[Citibank Cardmembers, make sure to grab your 20% discount available every Tuesday with a minimum spend of $45! Each customer is limited to 2 redemptions total, with 250 redemptions capped every Tuesday and valid till 31 May 2019. Just use the code CITI19 + first 3 letters of the month + the first 6 digits of your Citi Card number e.g. CITI19MAY123456 to get this exclusive discount!]
And there you have it – our picks for the top 10 restaurants to order in this Ramadan on foodpanda 🤩 After a long and tiring day, we’re definitely going to savour every bite of these delicious dishes!
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