Friends of Buro: SG50 interview with Clinton Leicester & Nicole Wong

Friends of Buro: SG50 interview with Clinton Leicester & Nicole Wong

Birthday special

Text: Dora Aljoofri-Shrestha

Image: Vanessa Caitlin

Newly weds Clinton Leicester & Nicole Wong share a deep love for food, fashion and everything local

Clinton Leicester: You know you've met a Singaporean when... he or she uses a packet of tissue to reserve a seat.

Nicole Wong: The most underrated thing about Singapore is... our local talent.

CL: As a Singaporean, I really love to complain about... the cost of COE and housing prices!

NW: The one local dish I would pay any amount for is... carrot cake.

CL: Singaporeans should stop complaining about... traffic. Have you been to Jakarta?

NW: The cost of our country's progress... lies in the happiness of the people.

CL: Every time I return back to our island, I appreciate... our late night supper joints.

NW: In 10 years time, I would like to see Singapore... continue growing with the same hunger and strive.

NW: Chicken: Steamed or roasted?... Steamed chicken, breast meat with chilli, garlic and sweet black sauce please.

Friends of Buro x SG50 - Clinton Leicester & Nicole Wong

Favourite local TV show
CL: Under One Roof
NW: Phua Chu Kang

Favourite local brand
NW: Lo & Behold for their awesome hangouts

Favourite local band
CL: Electrico

Favourite childhood snack
NW: Chilli tapioca chips, Polar Snack, Tasty Biscuit and seaweed. It's hard to choose.

Favourite hawker centre
CL & NW: 85 Market at Bedok

To view more SG50 interviews with other Friends of Buro, click here