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Millenia Walk Presents: A Trail of Delicious Design

Uncovering the unexpected, yet everyday relationships we share with design, starting with one of our favourite topics: food.

french l'aperitif

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The U Press

Aperitif O’clock

A glimpse into the history and customs of the French l’apéritif, with a guide on how best to enjoy the pre-dinner ritual.

perfect pairings the cheese artisans

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The U Press

Perfect Pairings

Charles Goh considers how various elements—design and experience, cheese and wine, purveyors and appreciators—come together under one roof at The Cheese Artisans.

Edwin of Birds of Paradise gelato boutique

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The U Press

Ripe for the Picking

Birds of Paradise’s Edwin Lim tells us about the decade of research that set the foundation for his business, and the earl grey ice cream that started it all.

Series of Intentions school of thought kilo

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The U Press

School of Thought

Javier Perez and Joshua Adjodha of Series of Intentions consider the importance of space, and how it has shaped each of their establishments including the Kilo group of restaurants.

tastes like home plain vanilla vanessa kenchington

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Underscore x In Good Company

Tastes Like Home

Plain Vanilla’s Vanessa Kenchington on the family members and personal experiences that have, and continue to shape the bakery’s menu.

Brawn & Brains Coffee

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The U Press

The Business of Brewing

Off the back of their third anniversary celebrations, Gwen, co-founder of Brawn & Brains Coffee, recounts how the venture began with the fortuitous discovery of a charming shop space.

Sing Hon Loong Bakery

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The U Press

Neighbour: Mr Lai

Having been around for the last 60 years, Sing Hon Loong Bakery has grown to become a life force of sorts for the neighbourhood surrounding Whampoa Drive.

elodie bellegarde

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The U Press

From Blueberry to Baby

When one’s weekly food basket helps shed some light on the somewhat intangibility of pregnancy, one ingredient at a time.

Noo Cheng Adam Road Big Prawn Mee

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The U Press

Neighbour: Mr Cheng

Behind Mr Cheng's flourishing business is years of experimenting and 20-hour days, during which he perfected the prawn noodles that he is now known for.

kith cafe singapore jane hia

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The U Press

Familiar Faces

Jane Hia, founder of Kith Café, explains how growing her business has resulted in significant personal growth as well.

Rolina Curry Puffs

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The U Press

Neighbour: The Thams

Bren Tham, second-generation owner of Rolina Traditional Hainanese Curry Puffs, recounts the business' humble beginnings and the road he took towards mastering the pastry.

elodie bellegarde edible wonders

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The U Press

Edible Wonders

A delicious story on edible flowers and culinary herbs, from field to fork; stem to flower.

Chopsuey PS Cafe singapore

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The U Press

The Long Run

Philip Chin and Peter Teo, founders of PS. Gourmet, speak on humble beginnings, recognising opportunities in unexpected places and growing with the times.

elodie bellegarde satiated je ne sais quoi

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The U Press

Satiated

A guide to being your favourite companion while letting go of things over a snack or a full meal.

for good measure plain vanilla in good company

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Underscore x In Good Company

For Good Measure

Vanessa Kenchington, founder of Plain Vanilla Bakery, on the ever-changing needs of her business and family, and how the flux is generative in itself.

Neighbour The Tengs Tanglin Halt Original Peanut Pancake

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The U Press

Neighbour: The Tengs

The husband-and-wife team, and the tireless work that goes into the making of Tanglin Halt Original Peanut Pancake's famous snack.

The beauty of cookbooks elodie bellegarde

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The U Press

The Beauty of Cookbooks

When beauty lies in the tangible pages of a cookbook.

Vincent Teng coffee for the well mannered

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The U Press

Coffee for the Well Mannered

Vincent Teng, café owner and milk magician goes above and beyond in creating a welcoming ambience in his cafés and liquid gold in his cups.

sin ming roti prata faizal aziz neighbour

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The U Press

Neighbour: Faizal and Aziz

The father and son team share their roti prata story—one that has been built on generations of family tradition.

elodie bellegarde made in singapore

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The U Press

Made in Singapore

A simplified guide to sourcing ingredients for a delicious breakfast, made in Singapore.

Ji Xiang Confectionery ang ku kueh neighbour the tohs

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The U Press

Neighbour: The Tohs

The Toh family invited us into their workspace, offering a glimpse into the dedication that goes into each of their humble kuehs.

Necessary Provisions simple pleasures

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The U Press

Simple Pleasures

With the founders of Necessary Provisions on being pure, simple and honest; the most necessary values for any provision.

Jigger & Pony shaken and stirred

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The U Press

Shaken And Stirred

Guo Yi, co-founder of establishments Sugarhall and Jigger & Pony, revealing their main ingredient to great meals and award-winning drinks: impeccable service.

Holland village fried bee hoon

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The U Press

Neighbour: Mr Lim

Many hawkers have come and gone at the Holland Village food centre, but not Mr Lim, who's been serving up economic fried bee hoon since the 70s.

Elodie Bellegarde monochrome food

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The U Press

Shades Of Taste

An exploration of the inner beauty of naturally monochrome foods.

Black Gold Mining Nylon chye seng huat highlander maison ikkoku

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The U Press

Black Gold Mining

Local roasters Maison Ikkoku, Nylon Coffee Roasters, Highlander Coffee and Chye Seng Huat Hardware go beyond our shores to bring you their signature coffee.

a matter of milk elodie bellegarde

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The U Press

A Matter of Milk

A culinary ode to one of life’s staples, from generation to generation.

elodie bellegarde

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The U Press

From Tree To Toast

The simple and delightful journey of jam making, from tree to toast.

Neighbour: Mr & Mrs Lai

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The U Press

Neighbour: Mr & Mrs Lai

Mr and Mrs Lai have been serving up springy minced meat noodles since 1992, and have, over time, developed an instinct for achieving the perfect al dente texture.

elodie bellegarde traditionally modern

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The U Press

Traditionally Modern

An exploration of Singapore’s tasteful heritage where old and new staples converge on the dinner plate.

the library bar down the watering hole

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The U Press

Down the Watering Hole

Tales and experiences of the night before, quite possibly fictional, as recalled by its visitor.

Jane Hia kith a honest serving

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The U Press

An Honest Serving

Jane Hia, the founder of Kith, on the fundamentals of building long-lasting relationships.

Soon Soon Teochew Porridge neighbour

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The U Press

Neighbour: Soon Soon

Soon Soon Teochew Porridge was started as a way to support the family, and was driven by the mantra, "to live is to eat well and full".

on failed omelettes cooking food

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Underscore Magazine

On Failed Omelettes

Embracing the struggles in a journey to discover the inner necessity of one’s art and perseverance for intuitive perfection.