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Idyllic Ami Patisserie revels in the beauty of Japanese-style pastry

The art of pastry. Full of intricacies and wrought with a need for delicacy. The simpler a pastry, the more finesse it demands for a truly outstanding outcome. Few rise to those stipulations even in this flourishing local cafe scene, but it seems newcomer Ami Patisserie could be the next in line.  Continue reading “Ami Patisserie”

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Moonchild: Stylish Jalan Besar cafe brings more of the same, but comforting, brunch vibes

Sitting at the edge of Jalan Besar, near Bendemeer MRT, is a new cafe that would grab the attention of any passer-by with its bustling crowds and outlandish animated floating signs, flashing with reds and blues and dangling from the ceiling on chains. Brunch lovers would have heard of this one: it’s the stylish Moonchild. Continue reading “Moonchild”

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Romanticise mellow tunes & coffee at Slow Boat, Singapore’s first Vinyl cafe 

The air ruminated with a whisper of fresh coffee. Plastic crinkles danced through the room as excited fingers incessantly crept their way through wrapped sleeves. Soft daylight cascaded through the airy windows and landed upon sleek black disks, spinning gracefully. This was the scene of a quiet Wednesday at Slow Boat.

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petit fangko: Cosy Margaret Market Cafe doling out some of the best indomie in Singapore

Built on a marriage of heritage and modernity, Margaret Market is a recent addition to the quaint  Queenstown, preserving an iconic coffin-shaped facade dating back to the ’50s while populating the interior with an eclectic mix of trendy concepts — including a rather peculiar “Indomee bar”, Petit Fangko. Continue reading “Petit Fangko”

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Folk Yard: are the Coffee and hearty sandwiches good enough reasons to travel to Potong Pasir?

As neighbourhoods come, Potong Pasir is hardly ever researched when looking for the best cafes in Singapore. Still, some folks may have heard the buzz coming out of the area last year as Folk Yard popped up, bringing quality coffee and bites to the sleepy vicinity. Continue reading “Folk Yard”

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Tipo Gnocchi: the Famous Casual Pasta brand drops the doughball, hard

Admittedly, I’ve never been a big fan of any Tipo concept. Most of them are criminally overrated but I can see how they still provided a decent experience. This meant that the rebranded Tipo Gnocchi caught my attention — a pasta bar experience revolving around handmade gnocchi? Rare. Continue reading “Tipo Gnocchi”

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The Sleek Moody Cafe That pulls a wild Card with oxtail donuts and other bold ideas

Almost eligible for the adjective “antiquated”, Furama RiverFront is an establishment few would venture to in search of one of Singapore’s most exciting new cafes. Yet, here we are — seated at the moody Wild Card, located inside the time-worn hotel.

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Elixir Coffee and Wine brings a kind of natty Cafe energy to Holland Village

Nothing lasts forever. In a tumultuous Singapore cafe landscape, constant reinvention is imperative in order to halt the taint of obsoletion. Even the most iconic cafes abide by those truths — this includes Elixir Boutique Roasters, a stalwart fixture at Serene Centre since 2019.

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Minimalist sanctum Ceres Haus revels in ethereal lighting and traces of wistfulness

A gentle gloom envelops you the moment you step into Ceres Haus’ clandestine hideout. Sequestered on the second floor of one of Circular Road‘s rustic shophouses, this minimalist cafe overflows with an ethereal air.

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