Chinatown Street Eateries

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This is a pic of Chinatown in Singapore. On weekdays from 6 to 12 in the evening, the streets and bylanes of Chinatown are converted into open restaurants. You can just chill here after a hard days work  with a drink and a plate of fried prawns. They also serve gourmet food and Thai, Vietnamese and Korean food . Not a place for a quick bite but a more relaxed thing. Very popular with tourists. For me this is a place which is totally stress free and a haven for the overworked and really tired people looking to grab some chill time.  Ofcourse you have the kopitians in every corner in Singapore but people are always in a rush there. This is more relaxed with the open sitting and no conformity to anything. Plus I simply love Chinatown.

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17 Comments

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    matheikal May 4, 2014

    Strange that Kolkata still retains this subhuman profession!

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    Rajdeep May 3, 2014

    This photo beautifully captures the old and the new of Singapore.The long shot of the road with traditional Chinese eateries with the modern skyscrapers of Singapore in light background…a truly wonderful shot!! This one single shot captures the old world charm of Singapore against the backdrop of modernity.
    If you have been to Singapore and not soaked in Chinatown then you have missed it!!
    Ranu this is the unique part of Singapore ….it was nice that we chose this part of the city and spend some time here…good memories.

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    Dragonstar February 24, 2014

    How lovely! Great idea, great photo.

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    LonettA February 24, 2014

    Wonderful and very interesting street scene! Well captured!

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    paul February 23, 2014

    Looks very colourful (despite the b&w) 🙂

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    Peggy Jones February 22, 2014

    Beautiful photo. Very artistic. Wonderful to be able to get different types of food from one locale.

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    Mersad February 22, 2014

    A beautiful black and white image. I think you can find many tasty dishes here.

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    BLOGitse February 22, 2014

    Yummy! Your shot yes and I’d love to sit and eat there….

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    HansHB February 22, 2014

    A splendid B&W composition. So many interesting details to study!
    My B&W Blog: http://hanshb.wordpress.com/

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    paulinewPauline February 22, 2014

    Great idea to have more than one purpose for a road, or is it the other way around – let the traffic through when people aren’t eating. Sounds like the perfect place to eat. And your capture it beautifully.

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    diankelly65 February 22, 2014

    It looks like a great place for a meal. I like the tables down the street – no vehicle traffic.

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    purborinisulistiyo February 21, 2014

    Love the photo! It really captured the relaxed ambience. What happen on the weekends? Are they closed?

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      Ranu Chakraborty February 21, 2014

      Thanks for the comment. Nope they are open all day on weekends and public holidays. 😀 😀 😀

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    Jama February 21, 2014

    Not many place in Singapore one could find an open air eating place like this, it used to be very common years ago until all of them were housed in a sheltered hawker center.

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      Ranu Chakraborty February 21, 2014

      😀 😀 😀

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    Nikhil February 21, 2014

    Whoaaa!
    The pic looks amazing and so does this awesome place.
    Thanks for the lovely info! 🙂

    • Reply
      Ranu Chakraborty February 21, 2014

      thanks 😀

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