The Soup Bar

After spending 10 years working in the kitchens of places like The Ritz Carlton and Brasserie Gavroche, chef Gary Lum decided to set up shop in a hawker space selling soups, pasta and salad at pocket-friendly prices ($4.80 to $5.80). Take your pick from choices like carrot and cumin soup, beef stew with red wine, […]

Carry On

A retail space and a café, Carry On serves both sweet and savory bites, including Filipino specialties like a corned beef pan de sal bun ($5) and a rolled cake with lemon custard filling, the Brazo de Mercedes ($5). In the retail space, you’ll find Filipino brand YADU, whose products are upcycled from clothes and other […]

Elffin & Elffin Gallery Café

This space on Haji Lane is both an art gallery (find mostly surreal works by local illustrators Kenn Lam and Ahmad Fauzan) and a café. Food wise, expect items like sandwiches, cakes and muffins (from $2.90), together with a range of coffee choices ($4-$5.50) and other beverages like Clipper Teas ($4 for a pot) and something […]