The Dark Gallery Chocolates and Ice Cream – sweet dreams are made of these

The Dark Gallery is a new kiosk cafe on the ground floor of Millenia Walk. It is a coffee and dessert cafe that showcases the beauty and taste of chocolates. Things which we find hard to resist. It appears from their website that the Dark Gallery originates from Malaysia. They have an outlet in MyTOWN Shopping Centre in Kuala Lumpur.

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檳城家鄉味 Traditional Penang Food at Kitchener Complex – Good Chendol

Penang Chendol

檳城家鄉味 Traditional Penang Food at Kitchener Complex

There is an interesting small eatery in Kitchener Complex. It has a Chinese name –  檳城家鄉味. The Menu says “Traditional Penang Food” – we are not sure if that is a description of the food or the name of the eatery. Even if you cannot read Chinese, it should not be difficult to locate the place. Just look for the iconic Penang street art on the wall of a little cafe and various signs and posters advertising Penang delicacies.  Continue reading →

3 cakes and the new Lady at the beach – Lady M at South Beach

Lady M at South Beach Avenue

Lady M at South Beach Avenue is the new cake boutique of the sophisticated confectionery known for its fresh and delightful Mille Crêpes. The cafe has its own South Beach Exclusive – handmade French cake made of many crêpe layers layered with Earl Grey Tea infused pastry cream and garnished with blue cornflowers. Both the Earl Grey Mille Crêpes  and the Lady M cake boutique look chic and stylish.

Lady M at South Beach Avenue

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The Autobus Cafe – Bikes & Burgers at OUE Downtown, Shenton Way

The Autobus

The Autobus Cafe is a new restaurant in OUE Downtown Gallery that also sells high-end bicycles and associated peripherals. The ground floor cafe is located at the junction of Shenton Way and Maxwell Road. There are attractive bicycle racks outside. Cyclists can park and eat very conveniently at The Autobus cafe. We were there for brunch on the weekend and quite a few tables around us were occupied by folks suited up with flashy and very tight lycra cycling gear.

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DBS Bettr Barista – serious bank meets hip cafe

This is a picture taken of a place in Plaza Singapura. Is it the entrance to: (A) a cafe selling fancy coffees and cakes or (B) a bank? The correct answer is B. The DBS Branch at Plaza Sing has taken on a new look. The front part of the branch looks like a hip cafe called DBS Bettr Barista. It is apparently a partnership of the bank with an organisation known as Bettr Barista.

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Brunch at O’Coffee Club Paragon Orchard Road

We were spoilt for choice when we walked around The Paragon Mall looking for a place for brunch. In addition to the dozens of restaurants in the basement, there is a cluster of cafes at the old Promenade end of the Paragon mall. We ended up at O’Coffee Club Paragon which is sandwiched between Paul’s on the second level and 63 Celsius on the 4th. All three occupy the same spot on the planet, just vertically atop or below each other.

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