Yogart – We Found A llaollao Look-Alike
Oh, a llaollao lookalike. Same same, but different. Yogart’s signature resembles llaollao’s Sanum like a long-lost sister, except for a wooden spoon rather than the green teardrop-shaped spoon.
The froyo craze continues (though we sensed its dipping) as llaollao’s footprints are spreading to every part of Singapore, followed by Nookie Yogurt – the deconstructed dessert in a cup brand which is already looking at expanding.
Located at the back of Burlington Square across LASALLE College of the Arts, Yogart’s location may not be that obvious. It is near Sim Lim though.
2 tables. 10 chairs. Open door concept. Froyo more for take-and-go. We liked its simplicity.
After graduated from Carpigiani Gelato University, Owner Lee Hwai Chi set up this dessert shop offering froyo cup in 3 sizes: Small cup with plain froyo ($3.20) or 1 topping ($4.20), Medium cup with 2 toppings ($5.20) and Large cup with 3 toppings ($6.20).
Other offerings: A Bliss cup which comprised of a Large cup with 1 sauce and 1 crunchy bits ($6.20); Artisanal ($2.80) and Designer Popsicle ($3.80) and a Deluxe Waffle ($6.80) with 2 fruits toppings at an additional $2.
We were attracted to the Sanum look-alike Bliss Cup ($6.20) and loved the froyo base, smooth and creamy with a sourish taste.
Before we knew it, we ended up at the layers and layers of fruits, and perhaps adjusting the froyo to fruits ratio will make the experience more enjoyable.
Interestingly, all froyo cups come with a wafer biscuit with their brand imprinted on it. The froyo peaks nicely at the start, but it also melted very quickly.
By the time we reached to the bottom of the cup, it became liquid yogurt instead of the once frozen yogurt.
There were interesting-looking Artisanal ($2.80) and Designer Popsicle ($3.80) made from fruits such as mango, blackberry and yuzu.
The idea of froyo with waffle may not be commonly seen elsewhere, but the waffle base was slightly dense and cakey.
So froyo fans, you may actually enjoy Yogart’s version if you prefer something with a more sourish taste. Some people we asked actually liked Yogart BETTER than llaollao. Mai tu liao.
175 Bencoolen Street, #01-56 Burlington Square, Singapore 189649 (5-10 min walk from Bugis MRT)
Opening Hours: 12pm – 9pm (Mon-Sat), 12pm – 6pm (Sun)
* Eaten by both Daniel Ang @DanielFoodDiary and Nicholas Tan @Stormscape. Written by Nicholas Tan. Daniel’s Food Diary pays for food reviewed unless otherwise stated.
March 22, 2017