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Epilogue Café – When Popular Bookstore Opens a Café

Popular Bookstore opens a café. Yes, the same Popular Bookstores where hungry, I mean kiasu parents hunt down assessment books and 10-years series for their adolescent to get a head-start of their successful life. Popular was my ‘saviour’ in that way too. (Won’t have cleared my Os and As without you, Popular!) Epilogue Café within […]

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Paris Baguette – Korean Bakery Finally Comes to Singapore, But Why Seoul Expensive?

Paris Baguette is finally here in Singapore! If you are thinking this is some French brand, nope. This chain is actually the top Korean bakery, receiving “constant love” for its freshly baked bread, cakes, sandwiches, desserts and brunch items. It has over 3500 stores in Korea, US and China. None in France though, go figure. […]

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Goodwood Park Hotel – The King of Durians “Mao Shan Wang” Mooncakes

Mooncake fillings have gone way beyond the traditional lotus paste fillings. It is as if every mooncake shop is trying to innovate over the rest. And talk about durian mooncakes, the first place to come to mind is Goodwood Park Hotel. (Read Goodwood Park Hotel’s Durians) This year they have launched Mao Shan Wang durian […]

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Hog’s Breath Café – Keeps You Hungry for Aussie Steak & Ribs

Hog’s Breath Cafe’s philosophy is to “have fun and enjoy yourself”, and it is also the restaurant to enjoy Aussie steak and ribs. It has been a long time since I have been to Chijmes for a meal, and I was surprised to hear loud cheers coming from a moderately crowded Hog’s Breath Café on […]

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Chocolate Origin – Chocolate Love at First Bite

Chocolate Origin has been known for its extremely chocolate cakes, and they have only 3 products in its shop – The original chocolate, dark and lava cake. This reminds me when Awfully Chocolate started out selling just chocolate cakes as well. While they have been dishing out chocolate goodness in Changi Village (who can be […]

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Goodwood Park Hotel – Who Wins the Showdown of the Durian Puffs?

The durian season is here again, as the main fruiting season occurs from June to August – which means the durians you get now are more ‘fragrant’ and yummy. Fragrance for durian is really subjective. As what Anthony Bourdain says, you either love or despite it, and your breath will smell as if you’d been […]

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Cupcake Central – Indulge in Melbourne’s Cupcake Wonderland

[Melbourne, Australia] Cupcake Central is Melbourne’s better known cupcake shop. Located just outside the dining hall at Melbourne Central, I felt like Alice lost in Cupcakewonderland just looking at the pretty little pinky things. You would wish you had that extra tummy to stuff in the black velvet, vanilla vanilla, devil’s food chocolate, raspberry white […]

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Le Chocolat Café – Go WOW with The Rainbow Cake

The Rainbow Cake seems to be the next big thing in the world of cafes and cake shops. If all cakes would to join a beauty contest now, this visual treat would win hands down. Who won’t be attracted by a seven (or some six) multi-coloured cake? This is for sure to make kids jump […]

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[Closed] Centre Ps – A Hidden Dessert Gem at Tiong Bahru

The truth is, I only found my way here because Open Door Policy was closed. This is truly a hidden find because in terms of dessert shops at Tiong Bahru, I could only recall Café Pralet and Drips exist at Tiong Bahru. It was kind of embarrassing when I asked if Centre Ps was new, […]

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Wheat Baumkuchen – Sleigh-ride with Reindeer and Penguin Soba

Who would have thought this humble shop at Toa Payoh is selling the famous German Baumkuchen (pronounced without the ‘c’), also known as the “tree cake”? Located at the revamped Food Alley at Toa Payoh Central, Wheat Baumkuchen has also just introduced cool noodle dishes, named after animals living in the cold climate such as […]

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