Tag Archives: Tiong Bahru

Loo’s Hainanese Curry Rice at Tiong Bahru

We’ve been meaning to try the famous Hainanese Curry Rice at Tiong Bahru and this time we went early to avoid the winding queues. Very tasty but I think the original Scissors Curry Rice has a slight edge over this … Continue reading

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Surprised to See Tiong Bahru Bakery at Raffles City

It was a real pleasant surprise to see a second more accessible branch of the Tiong Bahru Bakery. The Raffles City mall is connected to City Hall MRT. But the place was so terribly crowded. Even worse than the branch … Continue reading

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Eng Hoon Street is So Hip Now, but it was Always Charming

Not only did we get to check out the new Tiong Bahru Bakery that replaced an egg shop and is helmed by a Parisian, that everyone’s talking about, we felt refreshed in this pretty estate with it’s charming white low rise … Continue reading

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Finally Checked out Tiong Bahru Bakery

The sea salt caramel laced pastry I had was interesting, but the bakery was just too packed for comfort when I was there. The same issue of seats being spaced too closely together and I’m someone who likes a bit … Continue reading

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Forty Hands at 78 Yong Siak Street: The Best Iced Latte I’ve Ever Had

My sweet cousin treated me to the best iced latte ever at 40 Hands which is at Yong Siak Street. They put chain store coffees to shame. This revived area in Tiong Bahru has definitely captured my heart the way … Continue reading

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Open Door Policy at 19 Yong Siak Street

When I first heard the name Open Door Policy my first thought was – it was too hot for Al Fresco. But no, it was refreshingly cool when we entered the restaurant and no doors left open, thank goodness. There … Continue reading

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Exploring Yong Siak Street at the Hip New Tiong Bahru

This is my second visit to Yong Siak Street. This time the restaurant Open Door Policy was open and so we had to try it. Will cover that in my next post. Since it was D’s first visit, we had … Continue reading

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Tiong Bahru: Nostalgia Hotel’s Rooftop Pool and My Thoughts about the Singapore Flag

Passed by a couple of times and was intrigued by this new boutique hotel that doesn’t really look very new. Well I only started noticing the rooftop pool quite recently, so perhaps it’s an old refurbished building? I decided to … Continue reading

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Tiong Bahru Hawker Centre

The design of the Tiong Bahru Food centre is pretty unique, but your car will get cooked at the rooftop parking lot if you linger for too long. Eat and dash. This time around I was not impressed by the … Continue reading

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The Old Charming Architecture of Tiong Bahru

I like these charming low rise buildings at Tiong Bahru. It’s not only a place for great food with the Tiong Bahru market and loads of coffee shops, but also starting to become a place for the cool and trendy. … Continue reading

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