Dazzling Cafe Pink – Second Outlet at Orchard Gateway

Paid a visit to Dazzling Cafe’s second outlet at Orchard Gateway, well known for their honey toasts started from Taiwan. The second outlet was themed Pink, with mainly pink and black interior and a more whimsical and fun atmosphere. They also have a separate retail space at the entrance, just in case anything catches your eye. The second outlet also introduces some new items to their menu, including lobster cold capellini, lobster risotto, duck confit burger alongside all their signature toasts

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OIA Cafe Taipei – Dining with Alpacas Roaming Around

Going to OIA cafe feels like venturing into a new part of Taipei, just because the place is located far away from the city. The bus journey will take you at least 40 minutes from Danshui station, depending on how fast your driver is. Locating the cafe isn’t difficult, you just have to open your eyes wider to find since it is not very visible and the signs are mostly in chinese

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We were there around 1230pm and were greeted with an empty restaurant with 2 white fluffy baby Alpacas that were roaming around, waiting for carrots

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The staff would give you instructions on what you can/what you should not do, then proceed to place your order before you are allowed to take photos with those adorable animals

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Wildseed Cafe by The Summerhouse – Next Cafe to Hangout At

Just recently opened at the Seletar Aerospace Park, Wildseed Cafe joins a rank of other new openings including Wheeler’s Estate, Youngs Bar & Restaurant, Di Wei Teochew Restaurant & The Summerhouse. The location isn’t the most accessible I know and without a car it’s probably a little troublesome to get there. But then again, Singaporeans travel anywhere for food, what’s more when the place is pretty enough for instagram shots anywhere

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The Wildseed Cafe & Bar is located at the ground level, while the restaurant on the upper level

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Sin Lee Foods – Unconventional Brunch in Hipster Neighbourhood

The friends and I had always wanted to try Sin Lee Foods but we never made it there. So I was glad we finally get to strike this off the ‘To-Try’ list after heading down one weekend. It was rather late when we met for lunch but the place was still pretty packed. Considering how tiny the place is with limited indoor seating, scoring one of their air-conditioned seats on a hot hot day is like winning a jackpot

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Flat White $5.50

The coffee was pretty okay with blends from Papa Palheta

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Salted Egg Sweet Potato Fries $12

Twice Fried Sweet Potato Fries, Duck’s Salted Egg Sauce, Crispy Curry Leaves

Probably one of their most instagrammable items alongside the salted egg yolk craze some time back, I was pretty disappointed with the dish. The sweet potato fries were somewhat limp and the salted egg yolk sauce just failed to stand out with its grainy texture

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Sin Lee’s Breakfast Chirashi Toastie $23

Served on a Toasted Herb Focaccia, Creamy Scrambled Hen’s Eggs, Soy Sauce Cured & Flame Torched Norwegian Salmin and Tuna, Tobiko Roe, Mushroom Hash, Organic Peashoots, Wasabi & Soy

Not a usual breakfast you see on cafes’ menu, I thought this dish was pretty not bad though I would have preferred a crispier focaccia. I like the combination of corn hash with the variation of chirashi bits and the scrambled eggs for a different texture

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The Durian Waffle $18

Mao Shan Wan Durian, Creamy Coconut Icecream, Coconut Jelly, Condensed Milk, Coconut Flakes

The waffle was decent as well, stuffed with chunks of durian flesh with an overwhelming sweetness of condensed milk

Sin Lee Foods serves an unconventional menu in a hipster environment. It probably is a place worth checking out if you are tired of your usual egg benedicts and big breakfast, though I can’t help but feel that this place is a little overhyped

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4 Jalan Bukit Ho Swee, Singapore 162004

Opus Bar & Grill – Grilled Meat & Seafood at Hilton Hotel

Had dinner at Opus Bar & Grill the other day for Christmas meetup and they were running a Festive 3 Course Menu till 30th December (except 24th and 31st). They do have their usual ala carte as well but we thought the menu selection looks pretty good so we decided to give it a try.

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The place was pretty crowded with the festive season round the corner and the noise level was loud to a point we made our way to the bar for desserts instead. So if you are looking for a romantic date with conversation, it’s gonna be rather challenging

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