Kim Choo Kueh Chang has been operating out of a shophouse in Joo Chiat since 1945. It is most famous for its Nyonya Rice Dumpling (or Nyonya chang) and Traditional Salty Dumpling (or bak chang) but it also has a wide range of Nyonya kuehs, cookies and other snacks. Kim Choo Kueh Chang may also be the subject of another food fued in the East – like the Katong Laksa saga and the mee pok war (see The Straits Times Archives for 5 famous Singapore food feuds).
Concourse Skyline is the residential part of the spaceship-looking complex known as The Concourse along Beach Road. The other tower next to it houses the office block. The retail space at the bottom of Concourse Skyline appears to be a fledging collection of interesting eateries. One of them is the Wakey Wakey Cafe where we went for brunch recently. The other cafes in the stretch include Pizza Face, TORA Japanese restaurant, Big Sake Bar, Canelé Bordelais (specialty shop serving canele and beverages) and others.
The Imperial Treasure Bakery & Cafe at the 100AM Mall in Tanjong Pagar (next to Amara Hotel) has become So Good. It is not a case of great improvement of an already nice bakery but a change of name. We do not know if it is a rebranding exercise or a new owner has taken over the premises together with all the fittings including the menu board. You can see the photos in our earlier post Imperial Treasure Bakery & Cafe and compare them with photos of So Good Bakery in this post and play spot the difference.