jiaksimipng Foodnotes — January 2017

We actually eat at a number of places during the year, and while a lot of places are worth mentioning, quite a significant number of places are skipped on the blog for various reasons (e.g. personal commitments, lack of coverage for a full-length post etc.). This is the reason why we are starting the jiaksimipng…

Kumoya – Jalan Klapa

Kumoya is the re-branded successor of Karafuru Desserts, taking over the previous shop space vacated by Karafuru Desserts with changes in the management team. Much of its decor have been retained from Karafuru Desserts; those who have been to Karafuru Desserts in the past would easily recognize the minimalist interior featuring largely white decor and…

Ninja Cut – Seah Street

Opened by the folks behind Ninja Bowl, Ninja Cut is their latest concept situated at Seah Street. Ninja Bowl is known for their grain bowl offerings, which features different condiments for each of the menu items with an option to opt for Quinoa, Ninja Rice, Soba or Garden Greens. Ninja Cut runs on a similar…

Honourable Mentions 2015

2015 was a gastronomical year here for us at jiaksimipng here. While technically the pace of blogging had slowed down, there was never an end to eating for we are always in for a good lunch or dinner gathering with friends or even the lonely tea breaks and quiet brunch moments on certain occasions. Here…

Sunday Market – Lim Tua Tow Road (Closed)

(Sunday Market had since ceased operations.) This week-old cafe takes over the former premises of The Factory, a cafe that used to be known for their fries with artisanal dips and waffles with ice-cream. Unlike its predecessor, Sunday Market takes on a more industrial theme, but still stays relatively clean at it. The menu is…

Hoopla Coffee & Kitchen – Infinite Studios (Closed)

(Hoopla Coffee & Kitchen has since ceased operations.) An address that should be familiar to cafe go-ers, another cafe opens in the offices of Infinite Studios yet again. Hoopla Coffee & Kitchen is the newest kid on the block, opened two shop spaces away from Revolution Coffee   As opposed to cafes opened of the…

Tolido’s Espresso Nook – Blk 462 Crawford Lane

Starting its roots from the Omni-Theatre at Singapore Science Centre, Tolido’s expanded with its second outlet located just outside the city area at Crawford Lane which is a strategic site that attracts both office workers and cafehoppers as well. (Tolido’s American Breakfast) Pasta are served here, but its the all-day breakfast that is the highlight…

Republished: The Bravery – Horne Road

(The original post dated August 24 2013 has been edited and republished on 2 November 2013) The recent uprising of cafes within Jalan Besar seems to bring a different vibe to the area. Firstly we had Chye Seng Huat Hardware which opened at Tyrwhitt Road last year to much hype, and the move of Windowsill…

Strictly Pancakes – 44A Prinsep Street (Closed)

(Strictly Pancakes have since ceased operations of all its locations in Singapore.) Pancakes have evolved of the late. Gone are the impressions of them being for breakfast doused in maple syrup and butter. People now have it any point of the day with anything they desire. Strictly Pancakes is probably one of the pioneers which…