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For the Love of Coffee

July 20th, 2013 | Posted by Editor in Lifestyle

For cold and rainy weather or even just for some quiet time by yourself, a cup of coffee can be your best company. Look through this selection of coffee shops and see where you can get the best cups of Joe in Singapore.

Jewel Coffee

Jewel Coffee has become a common hangout place for young executives around Raffles Place. Adrian Khong, the café founder, dressed his area with blackboards that has explanatory sketches on it, raw concrete floor, and a pale-wood counter completed with a lighted, cherry-coloured COFFEE sign. When you visit the place, don’t forget to try their signature drink, the Gibraltar. Served in a panelled glass, this concoction is said to be the delicious mixture of macchiato and latte.

Oriole Coffee Roasters

This house café has become one of the most favourite places for coffee drinkers. It offers great merchandises in addition to its onsite coffee roasting area and laboratory facility for coffee blend experimenting. Although it focuses more on craft drinks like flat white and piccolo latte, the café also pays tribute to the country’s traditional coffee shop culture with bric-a-brac and snack menu of local classics such as kaya toast and tau sar piah.

40 Hands

Tucked in the hidden corner of Tiong Bahru, 40 Hands stands out as the only trendy looking building among all the old buildings in the vicinity. This coffee house offers a large selection of sandwiches, including the famous Jamaican jerked pork sandwich, which is made of dark plum chutney, tomato sauce, smoked pork tenderloin with coriander, mango, herb oil basil, and mozzarella, and other weekend-only egg sandwich items. They also serve steamed bun which is fluffier, softer and definitely bigger pau than any other old favourite buns.

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