Tag Archives: Serangoon

New Restaurant at Jalan Riang: La Pizzaiola (& An Embarrassing Confession about my Pizza Preference)

Jalan Riang is becoming quite the hip place for eateries. It’s just a stretch of shophouses at a residential district near Serangoon, specifically in Braddell Heights. The lastest addition which is already proving to be super popular (we almost could … Continue reading

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Another Visit to The Coffee Daily, After a Detour

We were originally thinking Wimbly Lu, at Jalan Riang, but it was closed so we headed to another place we like – The Coffee Daily at 75 Brighton Crescent. The folk running this place seem like really nice and unassuming … Continue reading

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Wimbly Lu at Jalan Riang – Gem of a Cafe decorated for Halloween

Wimbly Lu.  Sounds like a character from a Roald Dahl book, but it’s actually a combination of the owners’ names. Yet another gem of a place, recently discovered, all because of my favourite 2 dollar local magazine, 8 Days. It’s … Continue reading

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Sikh Temple in Singapore

I’ve always found the Central Sikh temple at Towner Road, to be serene and calming.

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Wendy’s Frosty at Nex

I have always wanted to try a Frosty at Wendy’s. In the mind I always thought a Frosty was a float, but it’s just soft ice cream. I finally tried it at the Wendy’s at Nex, but my conclusion is, … Continue reading

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Rental Disputes – Borders at Wheelock and Freshness Burger at Nex

Update on 19 August 2011: No More Borders at Wheelock Place. What I posted earlier: The latest news is that Borders at Wheelok is closed for now due to a rental dispute. But they are not closed for business and … Continue reading

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Nex Serangoon: Polar Bear & Freshness Burger

(Update 25 June 2011: recently I saw the whole place boarded up – hope Freshness Burger is not closed permanently. Might be due to the steep pricing) Love imaginative ads. This one of the Polar Bear ‘breaking through’ at Serangoon … Continue reading

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Grandma’s at Nex (Serangoon Mall)

When we feel like eating local food in a restaurant setting, we always chose Grandma’s.  It’s a pretty safe bet.  Although all that coconut can make you feel very full.  The Curry Chicken and Sago with Gula Melaka are darn … Continue reading

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This Makes Me So Embarrassed: Library Stampede

This happened today and makes me ashamed to be a Singaporean (just assuming they were all local) and associated with this type of kiasu behaviour. You would think Singaporeans have never seen books before. But sometimes, how can you blame … Continue reading

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The Rabbit Makes an Early Appearance at NTUC for Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is a month away and the rabbit and Chinese New Year goodies have made their appearance when I checked out the NTUC Xtra at Nex. New Year is not here yet and Christmas is not yet over, … Continue reading

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