Sweet Salty Spicy

Average: 4 (1 vote)

Sweet Salty Spicy is Singapore’s first modern Asian deli-food market which uses both local and imported greens, herbs and fruit with Thai cuisine. The result: An exotic concoction of pot roasts, organic salads, marinated meats and more. As for desserts, try the homemade lemongrass and lime sorbet, or the sinful black sticky rice with coconut cream. Want to try your hand at Thai cooking at home? Check out their store-made Thai curry and tom yam kits.

The Rail Mall may be a little out of the way, but we were curious enough about this place that calls itself a Thai food market and canteen, to go the distance. The interior did not look anything like a market or canteen, but was a mid-range contemporary restaurant with soft lighting and candles on each table. We ordered the tasting platter for two that included crispy rice cakes with a warm chicken and prawn chili dip; "miang" of prawns and pomelo on betel leaves with a palm sugar dressing and shredded coconut; and deep fried silken tofu stuffed with fresh crab and soft shell crab. The portion for the platter was very generous, with the deep fried tofu and the "miang" of prawns being the most interesting. The tom yum soup and pad Thai were only average, but the spicy salad of green papaya, crushed peanuts and dried prawns served with coconut rice and sweet salty pork was a delicious meal on its own. Our devil's chocolate cake with raspberry cream and lemon; and lime tart desserts were knockouts. Next time, we might buy some of their grilled Angus beef and salads from the deli area and fix up a meal.

Venue Details
Address: Sweet Salty Spicy, The Rail Mall, 392 Upper Bukit Timah Rd., Singapore, Singapore
Phone: 6877-2544
Area: Bukit Timah
Cuisine: Deli / Takeaway / Take Out, Thai
Price Range: $
Open since: April, 2007
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 11am-2:30pm; Mon-Thu 5-10pm; Sun 5-10pm; Fri-Sat 5-10:30pm; Sat-Sun 11am-4pm
Alfresco, Reservation recommended, Parking available: at front of restaurant, Takeaway available
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