Pobo Gelato – West Coast Community Centre

West Coast is not a location that is well associated with the local cafe scene, but that has not stopped cafes such as Pobo Gelato from appearing in the neighbourhood. Opened recently at West Coast Community Centre, Pobo Gelato is a new ice-cream parlour that serves housemade gelato in cones, cups, and waffles. Decked in…

FlagWhite – Jalan Jurong Kechil

Bukit Timah had seen quite a few changes when it comes to the cafe scene of the late, with Necessary Provisions having moved out of the neighbourhood along with some other notable names in the Beauty World area. Taking over the former premises of Krave West along Jalan Jurong Kechil located opposite the Toh Yi…

Omoté – Thomson Plaza

Sushiro has gone a long way ever since it’s beginnings from a 12-seater space at Thomson Plaza; the concept had since been rebranded as Omoté, with the shop moving from its expanded shop space at Level 1 to a bigger space at Level 3 within the same mall. Having started off from a kiosk-sized stall…

Brawn & Brains Coffee – East Coast Road

Brawn & Brains Coffee had been a spot we had been visiting for quite a while ever since its inception at 100 Guillemard Road; we were naturally excited when the folks behind the cafe opened up a second outpost situated at East Coast Road. Situated at East Coast Road right beside 328 Katong Laksa and…

Ah Lock & Co. – Tanjong Pagar Centre

It is always heartening to see hawkers expanding into F&B establishments out of hawker centres, and the story of Ah Lock & Co. is as such. Still operating their own stalls at Yishun Park Hawker Centre, Ah Lock & Co. is a collaboration between both Munchi and Ah Lock Tofu, now coming together as one…

Cultures Specialty Coffee – The Sail @ Marina Bay

Taking over the former premises of Tuckshop at The Sail @ Marina Bay is a new cafe that serves up rice bowls and specialty coffee. Occupying a mid-sized space at the basement of The Sail @ Marina Bay, Cultures Specialty Coffee is strategically located at a commonly-used underpass in between Raffles Place MRT Station and…

SaLe Marino – Eastwood Centre

SaLe Marino is the latest F&B establishment to have moved into Eastwood Centre, following the closure of now-defunct Sans Bistro which is currently collaborating with No Signboard Seafood whilst in the midst of looking for a new location to move to. Occupying one of the units facing Eastwood Road to the left of the building,…

Miss Chinatown – People’s Park Complex

Lepark had made waves when it had first opened a couple of years ago, occupying a previously unknown corner of People’s Park Complex at Level 6 around the multi-story carpark area of the shopping complex. It’s been a little over a year since now-defunct Lepark had moved out of the building, and the area where…

The Humble Scoop – Katong Shopping Centre

Opened recently at Katong Shopping Centre is The Humble Scoop; a new ice-cream parlour hidden in the basement of the shopping mall. Taking up the former spot of now-defunct The Humble Loaf (now currently known as Gastrosmiths, situated at i12 Katong, The Humble Scoop is a small, unpretentious space that serves up house-churned ice-creams with…

Easy Noodle Bar – Foch Road

Taking over the former premises of now-defunct 20F Specialty Coffee/VXX Cooperative is Easy Noodles Bar. Being the third F&B tenant to have moved into the shophouse, the renovation made to the unit by Easy Noodles Bar is perhaps the most extensive thus far. While much of the space was left open by its previous tenants,…

Sesame & Bagels – NEWest

New tenants have been trickling into NEWest; while F&B establishments such as Thrive Kitchen and Nasi Coco had already left the building, Sesame & Bagels is the latest concept to have moved into the still largely unoccupied complex. Taking over the spot situated next to now-defunct Thrive Kitchen/Nasi Coco, Sesame & Bagels is easily seen…

The Green Ducklings – Concourse Skyline

The Green Ducklings is the latest F&B establishment to have moved into Concourse Skyline, having taken over the former premises of now-defunct Le Canele d’Or . Being yet another cafe in the area, The Green Ducklings adds to the number of cafe options in the neighbourhood, which includes Wakey Wakey that is situated just a…