Flock Café

Flock Café is one of the more unassuming players in the thriving Tiong Bahru cafe scene. Somehow it feels genuine and laid-back, which can hardly be said for nearby establishments like Forty Hands and Open Door Policy, both of which have amassed loyal cult followings (quite deservedly) and lost their chill factor in the process. Well … Continue reading

Maple & Market

There are some places that you really want to like. I’d been an occasional reader of Sarah’s Loft for about a year prior to her setting up Maple & Market, and the cakes baked by Sarah always looked so pretty. Her style, like her blog layout, is incredibly minimalistic and very Japanese-influenced. I believe she … Continue reading

Cakes Literally

Inadvertently noticed Cakes Literally as I walked down Dorset Road last Sunday evening, intending to head to L’etoile Cafe for a cup of tea as I do every week. Please trust me when I say I’m really not as old as I sound. Cakes Literally, located further down Owen Road, caught my eye with its … Continue reading

[Busan] Cafe de Verre (카페 드 베르)

Sought refuge from the sweltering summer heat in this cafe one afternoon. Our legs were aching after having walked nearly the entire length of Daehyun Primall (the massive underground shopping area connected to Seomyeon station), and we were desperate to find someplace where we could sit down to have a drink. Located on the second … Continue reading

Carpenter & Cook

This kooky little cafe tucked away in the Upper Bukit Timah neighbourhood of Lorong Kilat is certainly no stranger to being reviewed.  When we got to Carpenter & Cook one Sunday afternoon, we were greeted simultaneously by the chatter of diners, the clinking of cutlery and the aroma of oven-baked goodies the moment we pushed through … Continue reading