The Orange Thimble @ Tiong Bahru

One of the many quaint cafes in the gentrified Tiong Bahru, The Orange Thimble serves honest hearty food, with an old-school kick. There were various baked goods on display which I didn’t get to try. Next time, probably! They call this Miss Portobella ($7.50). It’s a vegetarian burger with a portobello mushroom patty in between…

Empire Cáfe @ Raffles Hotel

  A blend of old-school and Peranakan ambience defines the Empire Cáfe which serves local food. Prices here are considered exorbitant considering the fact that you can find similar or even better-tasting dishes at hawker centres. I suppose that’s the price you pay with the inclusion of service, a pretty dining environment and at an…