The Mama Shop @ Pearl’s Hill Terrace (Closed)

Update 12 Oct 2015: The Mama Shop is closed till further notice. 

It doesn’t get any more old school than this; a 10-seater, retro-style cafe at the Old Police Operational Headquarters, a heritage building off the beaten track from Chinatown. Named after the ubiquitous neighbourhood snacks and trinkets shop, Felicia Chin and Sora Ma’s foray into the cafe business, The Mama Shop, is gaining attention for its blend of local-infused snacks and drinks, as well as a nostalgic array of knick-knacks displayed on its shopfront.

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Stranger’s Reunion @ Outram Park

Us Singaporeans sure have a way of making our lives revolve around food; we spend the better half of the morning looking forward to lunch, do most of our socialising over a cuppa – heck, we even make a hobby out of it by way of cafe hopping.

It’s no wonder, then, that places like Stranger’s Reunion have since become synonymous with the coming together of people over a shared love of food. Like a reliable friend who you can always count on, this quaint cafe stayed open during the recent public holiday so off we went to take advantage of the remainder of our long weekend!

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