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s t e e p | Cosy Mod-Aesthetic Cafe

I was pretty excited about this new cafe in the Jalan Besar area (I know, another one?!), because of the first look shots of its stylish, monochromatic interior and vibrant, appetizing dishes circulating on Instagram in early April. And since I kind of hang out in this area quite a bit, I just had to find an opportunity to pop by for a visit (or … Continue reading s t e e p | Cosy Mod-Aesthetic Cafe

Walking on Sunshine | Korean Garden Cafe in Singapore

When I first stepped into Walking on Sunshine, I felt like I was transported into another world. They sure put in effort to make sure that the whole place felt like a lovely nature setting, but with just one difference – air conditioning, as this cafe is situated in a mall, along Orchard Road no less! The concept of this place is kind of a … Continue reading Walking on Sunshine | Korean Garden Cafe in Singapore

Elixir Boutique Roasters | Classy and Chill Cafe in Bukit Timah

Tough times don’t last, tough people (and businesses, I guess) do. After about 11 weeks of a ‘circuit breaker’ period (semi-lockdown) in Singapore, we’re now allowed to go out a little more, in small groups, with certain measures in place. While I’m trying to take it slow and not rush out with the crowds, I admit that I was very happy to be able to … Continue reading Elixir Boutique Roasters | Classy and Chill Cafe in Bukit Timah

Dalgona Coffee 달고나커피 | The Trending #StayAtHome Drink

So, I’m sure you expected this right? A pretty, trending drink, of course I had to try making it! Such a basic foodie, I know… Anyway, enough about me and more about the drink in question. Dalgona coffee, inspired by an old-school Korean toffee candy called ‘달고나’, started trending when people started staying at home more, since the corona virus happened. Well, and it was … Continue reading Dalgona Coffee 달고나커피 | The Trending #StayAtHome Drink

Grain Traders | My New Absolute Favourite Place For Lunch

I am besotted. Sorry The Daily Cut, I have a new love now in terms of lunch places. The name of my current beloved is Grain Traders, a fairly new ‘slow food real fast’ eatery in the CBD that serves up awesome, healthy warm meals you can mix-and-match to your heart’s desire. At S$16 per bowl it does seem a little more on the pricey … Continue reading Grain Traders | My New Absolute Favourite Place For Lunch

Clinton St. Baking Company | Breakfast the American Way

Been a little busy with a new project recently so haven’t had much time to write, but wanted to share quickly about a cafe which I had been to twice this year – Clinton Street Baking Company at Purvis Street. Was most recently there about a month ago, when I finally got a taste of their popular Fried Chicken and Waffle (S$21++). Let’s just say I … Continue reading Clinton St. Baking Company | Breakfast the American Way

La Ristrettos | A Surprise Find In A Place of Healing

Upon entering La Ristrettos, one is suddenly transported from the white, clinical corridors of the Novena Medical Centre into a warm, cosy café full of brown furnishings, quaint wall decorations and tasteful flower arrangement pieces. The large window panes on one side of the café with a mix of white lace and gingham curtain adornments, the backdrop for a high table seating area, struck me as rather … Continue reading La Ristrettos | A Surprise Find In A Place of Healing

A Skip and A Hop Through Adelaide’s Cafes

Last month, I had around 3 days to spend wandering around Adelaide and so decided to visit some of the cafes on offer in this quiet, chill city. Most of the cafes only open till around 4.00pm on weekdays though so it is a good idea to go early. Quite a few are closed on Sundays too. My general thoughts on the cafe scene in … Continue reading A Skip and A Hop Through Adelaide’s Cafes

Common Man Coffee Roasters | Not Just Another Cafe

More than a cafe, Common Man Coffee Roasters offers a barista training facility, wholesale services for coffee from sourcing, roasting to equipment, as well as a space for community events. But the cafe part of it is actually, rather uncommon. Their menu is creative and delightful, and even the usual big breakfast offering is enlivened by fresh homemade baked pork cannellini beans and juicy grilled portobello mushrooms. The … Continue reading Common Man Coffee Roasters | Not Just Another Cafe

Video | Wake Up and Smell the Coffee

Last week, I had the pleasure of meeting a skilled (and friendly) barista who has over 10 years of experience in coffee, at the Food&HotelAsia2016 mega trade show. I never really thought about it, but there are actually a bazillion (maybe a slight exaggeration there) factors to consider in roasting quality coffee beans and brewing a cup of fragrant, wonderful tasting coffee – like the duration of … Continue reading Video | Wake Up and Smell the Coffee

Curious Palatte | Imaginative, Quirky Food, Excellent Coffee

With a dish cheekily named ‘Magic Mushrooms’ on their menu, one might expect that the establishment that came up with it would not be a stuffy one. And stuffy Curious Palatte is certainly not, as the bright and airy space with its high ceilings, funky light bulbs and quirky plastic chairs instantly give off a hip and artistic vibe upon entry. Their coffee is ‘magic’ … Continue reading Curious Palatte | Imaginative, Quirky Food, Excellent Coffee

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Atlas Coffeehouse | Breathing Life Into the Bukit Timah Cafe Scene

When I visited Atlas Coffeehouse a few days ago it was barely a week old, yet patrons were already lining the counter seats facing the busy main road of Bukit Timah. Interestingly, this is not the first hot new cafe that is helmed by another established one, as others before seemed to have been doing so too, with different propositions and monikers (like On The Table by … Continue reading Atlas Coffeehouse | Breathing Life Into the Bukit Timah Cafe Scene