Feast at Taiwan’s famed Ningxia Night Market when it lands in Singapore

Flaming Beef Cubes and more authentic and traditional Taiwanese dishes are expected. Photo: Apollo Entertainment Media / Facebook
Flaming Beef Cubes and more authentic and traditional Taiwanese dishes are expected. Photo: Apollo Entertainment Media / Facebook

Put those New Year’s resolutions on hold because, for the first time, one of Taiwan’s most famous street food markets is coming to Singapore. 

Original chefs and stall vendors from Taipei are being imported to front their wares at more than 30 stalls. Photo: Mx. Granger / Wikimedia Commons
Original chefs and stall vendors from Taipei are being imported to front their wares at more than 30 stalls. Photo: Mx. Granger / Wikimedia Commons

More than 30 stalls serving authentic and traditional food prepared by actual chefs and stall vendors from Taipei’s famed Ningxia Night Market will be at the Taiwan Food Festival starting Thursday on Sentosa island. 

The festival will span Siloso Beach to Siloso Point through Feb. 9.

Tay Kexin is among local performers set to take the stage. Photo: Tay Kexin / Facebook
Tay Kexin is among local performers set to take the stage. Photo: Tay Kexin / Facebook

While visitors gorge on the delicious tastes of Taiwan, they will be entertained by a variety of performances from Friday onward. Local performers such as actor Wang Wei Liang, musician Ruth Kueo, Tay Kexin, and more will all take the stage.

Find Taiwanese favorites such as Sesame Chicken and more. Photo: Apollo Entertainment Media / Facebook
Find Taiwanese favorites such as Sesame Chicken and more. Photo: Apollo Entertainment Media / Facebook

Ningxia Night Market is over 40 years old and serves more than 130 different and authentic Taiwanese dishes. In 2018, more than 1.8 million people visited tried its iconic Taiwanese dishes such as the Egg-Bombed Scallion Pancake, Taiwanese Oyster Omelette, Fried Chicken Cutlet, Crispy Salted Chicken, and more. For just over three weeks, Singapore has no reason to fly to Taipei when some of its most exquisite street food comes to the Lion City.

Admission is free, but motorists must pay the Sentosa Island admission fee. 

Instead of driving by private vehicle (S$2 to S$6), walking or biking there costs nothing. There’s also the Sentosa Express monorail (S$4 one way, S$2 with eligible concession card), public bus No. 123 (bus fare) and RWS8 Sentosa bus service (S$1 round trip). Or opt for the scenic route with a cable car from Mount Faber (S$33).

For more information and promotions, check out the event page.

FIND IT:
Asian Night Market: Taiwan Food Festival

Siloso Point, Sentosa
5pm to 10:30pm, Thursday through Feb. 6 (closed Jan. 20-22)

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