Angela Manners

Angela Manners loves finding an interesting story and talking to people about what they are passionate about. She is Australian but was born in Bangkok, grew up in Southeast Asia and then studied in America. Angela is passionate about coffee, food and everything that surrounds them.
  • Fynn’s, a Beautiful Gem and a Fabulous Dining Venue

    Ever so often I find a location that I just can’t get enough of. From the Hangar to Brawn & Brains, Carvers, Long Phung and Dapper, my infatuation with a specific coffee or dining venue means that I’m just there all the time. Fynn’s is my latest infatuation. It’s...
  • Alati Chef Ioannis Stefanopoulos

    Chef Talk: Ioannis Stefanopoulos about Alati and Greek Cuisine

    The beautiful ambience of Alati is like a portal onto a Greek island, with whitewashed walls and pops of blue. If you close your eyes, you might be able to imagine the smell of the sea and the breeze on your face. Located on Amoy Street, Alati beckons you in...
  • Taxi Baby, How a Tiny Locking Clip Built a Business

    Passion can be found in so many things. It’s what keeps us, as humans, going. While my personal passions seem to involve frivolous pursuits like food and coffee, I recently had the pleasure of meeting Elise Mawson, founder of Taxi Baby. Her passion is far nobler. It involves keeping children safe. On a...
  • Agora Products Ladolea Olive Oil Range

    The Best Olive Oil, Honey, Tea and More

    I remember the moment when I realised that olive oil wasn’t just for cooking or salads. A random pop-in to a store over ten years ago was the start for me. In that store, there was a bar of perhaps 20 different olive oils and they invited me to try each...
  • BoxesNThings-OMMO

    Boxes & Things, It’s About the Little Things

    Last year I spent a lazy, enjoyable afternoon with Winnie cooking up her family’s heritage chicken rice. (The recipe can be found here and trust me, you’ll want to try it at home for yourself. It’s absolutely delicious.) She told me about her background, from kampong living to HDB to...
  • Homemade Hainanese Chicken Rice

    A Heritage Recipe for Hainanese Chicken Rice

    In Singapore the search for the best Hainanese Chicken Rice is alive, well and ongoing. Would it be Tian Tian, Boon Tong Kee or Five Star? Of the myriad of chicken rice experts and avid fans of this quintessential dish, not many will agree as to which one is THE...
  • T2, From Little Melbourne Tea Shop to Global Tea Revolution

    For the last few years, I have been obsessing about coffee. Of course that will continue, but lately, tea has been presenting itself to me in different ways. I’m remembering how much I love it. It’s about the rituals, from the Japanese tea ceremony to a person’s individual way of brewing, with milk,...
  • The Meat Club Under the Grill

    Ok, so being married to The Vegetarian means that we don’t actually eat alot of meat at home. I dine out for my meat fix but when I do have guests over and am serving or cooking meat, I want it to be spectacular. I also don’t want to...
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    Chef Talk: Drew Nocente about Salted & Hung

    Salted & Hung is one of the 12 featured restaurants in the 2017 EATSingapore book. Read our interview with the founder of EATSingapore, Karin van Vliet, here. I suppose when you hear the name, Salted & Hung, you immediately know what this restaurant might be about. What you don’t know,...