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Following their newest outlet opening in Lazada One, this coffee chain brews up a mean up of joe to perk up your mornings! Have a pick of the classic Cafe Latte ($5), Japanese Matcha Latte ($5.50) or sip on their take on local kopi with the Ice Sumatra Kopi ($3.80). If you're up for a sweeter note, their Latte Gula ($5.20) will surely hit the spot with the addition of gula melaka to a classic brew.

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we were staying @ hotel g and breakfast was provided; we chose to take it away. pleasantly surprised by the croissant and fresh fruit, meal was delicious and filling. the eggs were on the bland side though

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• Ice Jelly with Soursop & Passion Fruit ($4.50)
Is sour and refreshing, nice!
• Durian Black Glutionous Rice with Coconut Milk & Ice Cream ($7.50)
Real durian flesh, good combo of black glutinous rice with ice cream.

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the waffle served here was crispy and paired well with the ice cream. especially enjoyed the hojicha ice cream!

It's their chendol with yam puree. U know it's gonna be good

Chendol was solid as ever, with the most impressive element still being the kaya-ish chendol that's rlly fragrant. Ofc coconut cream and the rest were good too but the red bean was not as impressive as the rest.

However it's worth thinking if you want to top up 2.3nett just for yam puree. I like yam but for most ppl idt it's worth if the portion with or without the yam is the same(as it seems to be based on the receipt)

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Choice of chee Cheong fun or rice

This was rlly good. U have a choice between curry? And miso.

The mild miso contributed slightly to the overall taste of the gravy but the gravy itself was really complex and deep but not too heavy at the same time. The Yong tau foo itself was alright but the gravy itself is worth coming for

The rice has another incredibly delicious sauce drizzled over it. It's a mixture of pork lard and soy sauce I guess, and some other thing. Was tempted to just eat the rice tbh lol, it's that good

📍merely ice cream 🍦(bencoolen) @merelyicecream
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Salted Butterscotch ($3.80) 🍨🍯🧂
Wow we can see why this was truly their bestseller!! 🤩🤩This combination of brown sugar, butter, salt, and graham pie crust made this ice cream both sweet and savoury. Each spoon of this delight kept us wanting more!
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Coconut ($3.80) 🥥🌴
This was a good pairing with the butterscotch because it was SO light and gentle on the palate. There were little coconut chunks embedded in this soft ice cream, making really authentic and refreshing 🌬
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Green Tea ($3.80) 🍵
We didn’t know that this was created from @matchayasg ’s green tea!! Though not particularly mind-blowing, this was a reliable and simple flavour that satisfied our matcha cravings.
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Peanut Butter ($3.80) 🥜
This was a sinful indulgence that really tasted like cold and smooth but less gao peanut butter. We were surprised that it wasn’t actually just peanut butter with how it tasted 😅Next time we would try pairing this with their Grape Yakult Yoghurt (according to them), which quite literally becomes PBnJ!!
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Taste: 3.5/5
Stonks: 4/5 (with burpple!)
Overall: 3.5/5 !!
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We used burpple 1-for-1 on their double scoops and we’re really excited to be back for more, maybe even for their pints! 😋 They are having their anniversary promo of buy 3 pints, get 1 free (ends 17 Apr), so do visit their website if you’re keen! Overall, I loved how humble and heartwarming their ice cream is, and we’re definitely on the lookout for their Valrhona Chocolate and Roasted Pistachio next time. Merely Ice Cream has a second branch at Our Tampines Hub, so easties do check them out! 👍👍👍

Chocolate Stout (top) and Earl Grey (bottom) - $4.50 for 1 for 1 scoops (extra 70cents for premium flavours). Chocolate Stout had a faint alcohol aftertaste but still just tasted strongly of Chocolate. Earl grey is decent but a little on the sweet side.

🍔 Buttermilk Fried Chicken Burger
📍25 Degrees (@25degreesinsingapore)
📌 200 Middle Road (Bencoolen)
💰 $14

Here's a piece of extremely obvious advice but it needs to be said: never, NEVER dabao a fried chicken burger. You wanna know why? The chicken will become SOGGY. Soggier than a wet sponge on a humid SG afternoon, because the condensation and the moisture of the other ingredients will turn your luscious, delightfully crispy chicken into a wet and flaccid piece of meat that can't be revived in the oven. Trust me, I've tried. Bottom line is, if you're gonna have this burger, have it fresh at the restaurant or you'll be knocking at least 15 tasty points off your gastronomic experience.

This burger consists of a piece of buttermilk fried chicken, gherkins, sriracha mayonnaise, lettuce and fresh tomatoes. Taste-wise I feel like only the fried chicken stands out (aside from the unfortunate soggy-ness) as it's really thick, juicy and bursting with salty and spicy flavours. The other elements are pretty standard and in all honesty you could probably get a cheaper fried chicken burger elsewhere with the same taste profile.

⭐ Rating: 8.7/10 soggy chicks
🤑 worth the price: at 1 for 1 price, yes
🦖 would I buy again: yes but only if it's eaten at the restaurant and not dabaoed
💍 would I marry: yerr

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Burgers lover should head down here to try the various burgers here! The meat patty is flavourful and yet not too jelat. The overall combination of the sauces, cheese and meat made this burger a wonderful eating experience!👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻

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Serving traditional homemade desserts, they have a good variety of hot and cold ones, including some snacks in the menu, but what I am really here for is their Chendol ($3.20). Just this bowl alone is totally deserving of the trip down here as the nice balance of sweetness from the gula melaka to the slight saltiness from the coconut milk is such a refreshing treat any time of the day. Everything from the red beans to the chendol jelly makes this icy dessert such a satisfying treat.
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✨ Yat Ka Yan Dessert
📍 190 Middle Road, Fortune Center, Unit 02-08, Singapore 188979
🍴 [Self-Funded]

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never thought i’d ever say this about chendol but this was really good 😵‍💫 they really nailed the proportion of the gula melaka and coconut milk, it was super fragrant, creamy yet not cloying. the red beans also weren’t mushy or overly sweet and the yam paste was smooth and savoury, pairing rly well with the sweet chendol!! was left a lil confused by the pandan jelly though. it had a kueh-like texture and tasted exactly like 九层糕 which i couldn’t get used to :”) other than that, it’s a super yummy and refreshing treat 🤩