Shop Wonderland is a cafe and floral studio on Telok Ayer Street. Its immediate neighbour is the ever crowded Sarnies Cafe. The cafe is located on the ground floor. The flower shop lives upstairs. We had brunch at the Shop Wonderland cafe on a weekend. We were curious to see what the floral studio was like but unfortunately it was closed.
With two barkless coffee trees in its compact shophouse premises, Two Tall Trees signals that it is a cool neighbourhood cafe which is serious about its coffee. Embedded in the unique and charming low rise residential enclave of Serangoon Garden, Two Tall Tress offers specialty coffee and coconut latte as well as comfort food and desserts.
The former Singapore Badminton Hall is now a mixed-use venue. It houses a yoga studio, a rock climbing and gymnasium facility. The only thing that was of interest to us was the cafe on the ground floor – Brawn & Brains Coffee. It takes up the best location directly facing the main entrance on Guillemard Road, near Geylang.
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.
The Bird Southern Table & Bar at Marina Bay Sands (MBS) is a new outpost of Restaurateur John Kunkel’s award-winning restaurant group. The original Yardbird Southern Table & Bar in Miami was recognized by the James Beard Foundation as Best New Restaurant and was named among America’s Best New Restaurants by Bon Appetit. The Bird at MBS offers classic Southern dishes using farm-fresh ingredients and has an extensive list of wines, bourbons, whiskeys and special cocktails such as Watermelon Sling. On weekends, The Bird caters to the brunch crowd with sweet and savoury dishes such as 77 Elvis Pancakes, Maple Bacon Donuts and Deviled Eggs. Continue reading →
Marmalade is a classic slow-food experience. The experts say that making marmalade involves cooking the ingredients slowly over a very long period of time so as to draw out every last drop of flavour from the fruits. We had brunch recently at Marmalade Pantry ION Orchard. The food was good but it was certainly a slow dining experience.