Strolling along Chip Bee Gardens, perhaps Sunday Folks and the Daily Scoop would cross your mind, but we have found another place to add to the list of cafes in the Holland Village enclave – Our Second Home.
Hidden away in the sustainable clothing store, Our Second Nature, is their cafe serving up coffee and some sweet treats. Decked in rustic wooden decor, the beautiful store boasts a comforting vibe – perfect for a midday respite.
Singapore is beautiful. This Garden City has made a name for itself by being the best global commerce, financial and transportation hub in Asia, and prides itself in being a racially and religiously harmonious nation. Singapore is home to some of the best multi-cultural food in Asia, where you will be able to experience tastes, flavours and spices from all over the world.
This island nation also boasts beautifully greenery amidst city life, with some of the best activities, food and shopping there is. You can enjoy activities such as Universal Studios Singapore, Sentosa Beach, Singapore Zoo, River Safari, Night Safari and so much more. Singapore is also a good mix and old and new with preserved historical sites and modern towering skyscrapers—all on the same island.
If you are ever visiting Singapore, this list of 54 Things to Do in Singapore should be your checklist of activities and places to check out; if you are a Singaporean, be proud to call Singapore your Home.
Singapore’s harsh weather and humidity make having ice cream almost a necessity rather than an occasional indulgence. And boy oh boy are we glad that there’s an abundance of ice cream parlours here in Singapore to aid us in combating the killer heat.
From artisanal ice cream shops to some of the biggest names in the field, here are 21 of our favourite ice cream parlours in Singapore to get our cooling, creamy fix.
When artisanal bread was introduced to Singapore’s bakery scene, it became clear that not all bread is created equal. The long fermentation process that artisanal bakeries go through allows the dough to develop for more robust flavour and texture which gives rise to remarkable bakes.
Begin visually as you appreciate the bread’s brown hue. Feel its crispiness and breathe the perfume of the bread itself. Only then do you bite into it and take in its balanced texture of crunchy crust and fluffy soft insides. Let its complex flavours gradually develop in your mouth.
To fully experience this, we rounded up 10 specialty bakeries in Singapore if you are in it to get quality loaves and top-notch breads.
Being a parent is hard in so many ways.
Bringing kids out for a meal can be extremely difficult, especially if there is no entertainment to keep them occupied. However, nothing beats having the time to bond with your loved ones over a hearty meal and to see the goofy smiles on your kids’ faces. Kids are fickle creatures and probably have the same attention span as a puppy. That said, having kid-friendly elements such as a playground or a kids menu would help family meals a lot less chaotic.
From cafes with a soft-fall playground to a mini buffet catered to kids and a dedicated reading corner to the little ones, here is our guide to 13 kid-friendly restaurants in Singapore.
We can all relate to the pain of organising a catch-up session with your buddies that you haven’t met in years—busy with school, work and having to do OT makes it nearly impossible to find a common date and time for a meetup.
The only time that all of your friends are free is probably, well, in the middle of the night. And for some odd reason, our stomachs go empty when the sun goes down as do the shutters of most stalls.
Singapore is undoubtedly a food haven but what happens when hunger pangs strike you in the middle of the night? Fret not for we have sussed out 10 Muslim-Friendly Supper Spots That Open Till Late Night To Makan With Your Supper Squad. Apologies in advance for the weight gain.
To put it simply, the direct Hokkien translation of ‘zi char’ is “cook and fry” and zi char stalls in Singapore offer a wide range of dishes that are much like home-cooked meals.
Zi char is a perennial favourite dining style when we plan big gatherings. The idea of sharing plates of Chinese food in a boisterous setting is really quintessentially Singapore! It is relatively simple and cheap as opposed to a posh restaurant and the loud chatter and bursts of laughter over the eating make up the ambience.
We’ve gathered a list of the more popular spots for zi char in the far West of Singapore. Here are 10 zi char eateries in Jurong to take your gatherings to. There’s even the halal SingFood Stall and De’ Beer Garden with a hot chick on fire for Westies to impress their friends with.
Olla Specialty Coffee is a mobile coffee company that has been offering their services to events as well as operating coffee bars for companies, but they have finally found a home at Sunset Way now! Occupying a small shop space under a HDB block, this hole-in-the-wall café is the newest addition to the trove of eateries and bakeries in the neighbourhood.
Although this cosy café focuses mainly on coffee, a selection of teas, chocolate, matcha and chai is offered as well. What’s more, the drinks here are priced between S$3 and S$5.50 – super wallet-friendly prices! You can also pair your drinks with some buttermilk waffles and pastries too.
With its minimalist interior and chill vibes, Olla Specialty Coffee is a great place to grab your mid-day cuppa. READ ON