Yes! Dining in is back! While it may be just be only for a single diner or for pairs, it is still welcome news for those who just want to enjoy eating at some place other than home or the work place. But, for some of us, our ravenous appetite for full-on however-many course meals may not be entirely back, or that we still just wanna keep safe and indulge in some light bites during our brief excursions with the loved ones. Here are 4 deals to try for when you’re out looking for familiar comfort food to ease yours and your plus-one’s small-scale hunger pangs.
Chicken is a top fave for people all around the world, SG included. Whether it’s fried or grilled, served as a whole bird, wings, thigh or breast, it’s usually eaten as a whole meal in itself or as a regular part of a larger feast. But, you can also indulge in eating some if you crave it, just for a snack, too. And, the 6pc a la carte boneless wings at Wingstop are perfect for when you do. The chicken served up at this Texan buffalo-style chicken wing resto chain is super flavourful – seasoned, sauced and tossed in a myriad of flavours, from Lousiana Rub (crispy, spiced dry rub, with a Cajun drawl) and Garlic Parmesan (savoury and buttery dry rub), to Kecap Manis (Indonesian sweet soy sauce with chilli flakes) and Inferno (Wingstop’s hottest in terms of spice and heat). When you do get to picking up this boneless wings deal, you also get to choose from any 2 flavours, so you can try and find your fave!
SAFRA members can get to purchase a 6pc ala carte boneless wings at $5.60 at Wingstop. Click here for more information.
Old Chang Kee
When you are in the mood for some comfort-food traditional snacks, Old Chang Kee would definitely be one of the top names that comes to mind. With dozens of outlets found all across the island, you cannot not have tried at least one item from its variety of affordable light bites to-go, whether it’s fried chicken wings, fish balls, spring rolls or its name-making, top-selling curry puffs. But, here’s something you might not have tried: curry puffs in camouflage colours. Yes, the Camou (short for “camouflage”) Puff is a chilli crab puff that’s specially done up in shades of green and brown to show the brand’s appreciation to SG’s NSmen for the upcoming SAF Day. But, take note: This special pastry is limited edition and will only be available from 1 to 4 July 2021, so you would need to keep an eye out to spot and grab it quick. Psst, while it will be retailing for $2.20 a piece and $4 for two, SAFRA members and servicemen can get two puffs for a special price (see below).
Available at Old Chang Kee, multiple locations, www.oldchangkee.com
SAFRA members can get to purchase the limited edition chilli crab Camou Puff at 2 for $3.60 at Old Chang Kee. Click here for more information.
Ya Kun Kaya Toast (at SAFRA Toa Payoh)
Ya Kun Kaya Toast is a fave hangout for when you just need to chill and have an affordable cup of kopi or teh, with or without its famous slices of kaya toast bread and soft-boiled eggs, at tea time or whenever. And, if you do have a snack attack, the cafe chain offers helpful, “concisely” put-together sets that include a hot drink and 2 soft-boiled eggs with a range of different toasts. Here’s a special deal that’s only available at its SAFRA Toa Payoh outlet (available from 1 to 31 July 2021), to celebrate SAF Day: a 1-for-1 promotion for the Ya Kun Kaya Toast Set E ($4.80). Meaning that now you can jio your bestie or other half for tea for the entire month of July and pay for the meal date without worrying about who’s treating, since one of you will be getting a complimentary toast set! Toasty!
Available at Ya Kun Kaya Toast at SAFRA Toa Payoh, 293, Lorong 6 Toa Payoh, #01-01, 319387, yakun.com
SAFRA members can get to enjoy the 1-for-1 Ya Kun Kaya Toast Set E ($4.80) promotion at Ya Kun Kaya Toast at SAFRA Toa Payoh from 1 to 31 July 2021. Click here for more information.
Heavenly Wang (at SAFRA Mount Faber and SAFRA Punggol)
Here’s another fave go-to cafe haunt to enjoy a cup of SG-style tea and coffee brews, toasts, noodle dishes such as mee siam and laksa, and more. And by more, we mean traditional (and nostalgic) biscuits, baked and steamed goods and bites, and burgers. Yes, you read right; Heavenly Wang does a yummy Western-style burger, one that’s created specially to celebrate a “stronger Singapore” and that’s meant for all NSmen, appropriately called the Strong Burger. And just what is its “strength”? It features a 170g Juicy Teriyaki Chicken Thigh Patty stuffed between a herb ciabatta bun, with lettuce and sliced tomato. You can choose to have it on its own ($5.40) or as a set ($7) with a cup of refreshing ice lemon tea. Bonus for National Servicemen: Flash your 11B to enjoy 10% off the Strong Burger set meal at the Heavenly Wang outlets at SAFRA Mount Faber and SAFRA Punggol!
Available at Heavenly Wang outlets at SAFRA Mount Faber, 2 Telok Blangah Way, #01-05, 098803, and at SAFRA Punggol, 9 Sentul Crescent, #03-04, 828654; www.wangcafe.com
NSmen can get to receive 10% off the Stronger Burger set meal at Heavenly Wang outlets at SAFRA Mount Faber and SAFRA Punggol from 18 June to 10 August 2021. Click here for more information.