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Final: Guam vs. Singapore

In our Asian/Oceanian second qualifying round match between Guam and Singapore we tried our hands at some tasty dishes.  In what is proving to be in the minority of our World Cup of Food matches, this time we have a decisive winner.
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Singaporean Cuisine: Black Pepper Crab

As noted in our post on Hainanese chicken rice, Singaporeans love the inexpensive, fresh foods available at their local food courts.  Rice and noodle bowls, soups, fried rice, Indian curries and flatbreads, and savory pastries are very popular quick meals that are widely available.  When a Singaporean wants to sit down somewhere a little nicer to eat, though, stir-fried crab is one of the most popular choices.

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Singaporean Cuisine: Hainanese Chicken Rice

Singapore has a true melting pot culture.  Malays (the “native” Singaporeans), Chinese, Indians, English, Portuguese, Sri Lankans, Thais, Vietnamese, Filipinos, and Arabs have all at one time or another come to Singapore en masse and left their mark on the culture, especially the food.  Food is a national obsession in Singapore, the most common conversational topic, and a matter of great national pride.

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