The Keong Saik area is fast transforming into a yuppie hangout. Three streets — Keong Saik Road, Jiak Chuan Road, Teck Lim Road — intersect to form a triangle that has seen an explosion of trendy restaurants and bars in the past 12 months. Just to name a few: Esquina, Keong Saik Snacks, Pasta Inc, [...]
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This is where magic happens. Specifically, Strangers’ Reunion is where Ryan Tan — two-time national barista champion and second runner-up of World Latte art championship — makes Magic, his signature double ristretto.
In the last year and a half or so, there’s been a sudden explosion in the opening of indie cafes. With artisan roasted beans, hip baristas, and chic ambience, these independent coffee joints quickly acquired a cool factor and endeared themselves to the young and trendy crowd. I’ve been slow to check out these cafes. [...]
Posted in Hubby's breakfast on Mar 7th, 2010
Breakfast today was a light affair. Soft and mildly sweet, these butter rolls by Sunshine Bakeries are rather more-ish. I zapped them in the microwave for 10 secs to make them warm and soft. I’ve also used them before to make mini burgers. Good idea for kids’ bentos or as canapes for parties! BTW, I [...]
Posted in Food and Travel on Jul 4th, 2009
So I sauntered cheerily into the executive breakfast lounge, only to be stunned that Michael Jackson had suddenly died of a heart attack. I’m not a big Michael Jackson fan, but still, I admire him for his incredible talent and the musical legacy that he leaves behind. RIP, Michael Jackson. You’ll forever be the King [...]