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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

Jimmy Monkey, One North

And here’s another post on one of the One North cafés. Jimmy Monkey has been at One North Residences for around 3 years already though, so I wouldn’t say that it is a new upstart in the area. At the corner of a sleepy residential block next to a shop selling picture frames, you might just walk right past it if you weren’t specifically going … Continue reading Jimmy Monkey, One North

Bornga, The Star Vista

Happy Lunar New Year everyone! I’ve been pretty quiet on the blog for some time as I was really busy with work and moving office (we are now in Buona Vista). But since I happened to go to a nice Korean place last week at The Star Vista for lunch for a colleague’s farewell and was pretty impressed with the service and also some of the food, I decided to do … Continue reading Bornga, The Star Vista

Holland Village XO Fish Beehoon, Dover Crescent

Yes, I know, Holland Village is not in Dover. But it made sense for this stalwart establishment which had been a fixture at Holland V for a good number of years to retain its original name, given how well known they have become. And the long wait for the food when its full house is quite the testament to its popularity. No, I don’t think … Continue reading Holland Village XO Fish Beehoon, Dover Crescent

[Moved] Blu Kouzina, Bukit Timah

I’ve only been to Greece once, and the visit was brief. A little jaunt to Athens for a salsa festival, with some lovely meals at little restaurants around where we were – namely, the Olympic stadium and the Acropolis. But I did remember having some very nice battered fried cheese and fresh tasting salads. And Blu Kouzina, the first full Greek restaurant in Singapore, authentically … Continue reading [Moved] Blu Kouzina, Bukit Timah

CRAFT Bakery & CAFE, Holland Village

CRAFT Bakery & CAFE is the latest addition to the growing café scene at Holland Village, joining the likes of Hatched, Park, and d’Good Cafe. They only just opened last month, July 2013, taking over this spot from Cold Rock Creamery. I was going to wait till I got the chance to visit it during the day to try out their coffee (they use Papa Palheta beans) and have lunch there before writing … Continue reading CRAFT Bakery & CAFE, Holland Village

Kaz Japanese Fusion Sushi, Rochester Mall

I’d say that Rochester is one of the hip, trendy enclaves of restaurants, bars and other eateries in Singapore. And Rochester Mall is its newest addition, close to the main road. This place seems a bit different though. A mid-sized, sleepy building at the entrance to Rochester, it houses just about 10 F&B establishments and then mostly services like laundry, hair, spa, education etc – … Continue reading Kaz Japanese Fusion Sushi, Rochester Mall

Riders Cafe, Bukit Timah Saddle Club

Riders Cafe is a popular weekend brunch spot that is known for almost never having any immediately available space if you show up without a reservation. Called them once a few days in advance and failed to get one – I was advised that one needs to call at least a week in advance. Tried again another time as a walk-in, and of course, there … Continue reading Riders Cafe, Bukit Timah Saddle Club