Diana Chan (left) and Geraldine Goh (right), entrepreneurs of local, sustainable clothing label Arete Goods
Favourite Food Haunts
Our favourite hawker eats are oyster omelette at 435A Hougang Ave 8 and muah chee at Toa Payoh HDB Hub. The oysters in the oyster omelette are huge and of a generous serving, and the dish has the right amount of juice and crisp! The muah chee at Toa Payoh is reminiscent of our childhood days, and the texture is soft yet chewy, with fragrant peanut.
We usually pick Naked Finn and Wild Rocket for a scrumptious dinner with friends or guests! As a local business, we are proud to support these beautiful local restaurants with impeccable service! Naked Finn takes pride in using the freshest ingredients, and their dishes are cooked very simply. We are also impressed with Wild Rocket’s creative take on local cuisine.
Best Kept Secrets in Singapore
Hock Siong‘s for secondhand vintage and designer furniture. We follow their social media so as not to miss out on fantastic deals! Open Farm Community‘s monthly Social Market is great for high quality local produce. Bincho@ Hua Bee, tucked away behind Hua Bee’s ba chor mee, is a gem for Japanese food and drinks.
What Activities Do You Do / Spots Do You Go To When You Need Some Down Time
Diana does ballet and hot yoga regularly. Geraldine visits Creamier for awesome ice-cream waffles or the flower markets at Caldecott. For relaxed nights with friends, Timbre‘s great for local music and pizzas!
Best Annual Events Happening On The Island
Singapore Coffee Festival and Beer Festival! We like how these festivals showcase emerging food and beverage vendors, and pushes the vendors to be creative in their offerings. We can also eat and drink to our hearts’ content at these festivals with our friends!