Nigiro Cafe is the place to go to. Known for its Caesar salad, the restaurant has added dishes, such as onsen tamago carbonara ($20) and mentaiko potato pizza ($19), to its menu. It even has a special menu for the little ones. Visit www.fb.com/NigiroCafeEsplanade.
Introduce Vietnamese street food to your kids without flying to Ho Chi Minh City. At Saigon Alley in Novena Gardens, you can take your pick from appetisers like pomelo and prawn salad ($10) and deep-fried crab spring rolls ($8, pictured), to mains like beef pho ($14). The banh mi is not to be missed, as well – the crusty baguette sandwich comes with a selection of fillings such as beef, pork and chicken (from $7). Visit www.hiddendoorconcepts.com/ saigon-alley.
Well-known for its award-winning croissants, Tiong Bahru Bakery has launched a hot food menu at the Raffles City outlet. Don’t expect the usual brunch fare – instead of pancakes, it offers a breakfast pancake burger ($18, pictured above), which features a homemade sausage patty, crispy bacon strips, organic New Zealand egg and matured cheddar stacked between fluffy pancakes.
Another highlight is the ebiko crab and prawn toastie ($19) – grilled sourdough bread served with a generous amount of cheesy crab and prawns, and topped with crunchy ebiko. Kids who love seafood will adore this dish! Visit www.tiongbahrubakery.com.
If you are visiting the Singapore Botanic Gardens with your children, drop by Bee’s Knees, conveniently located in the tropical garden. From breakfast staples to pizzas, pastas and sandwiches, there’s something for everyone in the family. While soaking in the atmosphere of this new all-day dining garden cafe and bistro, let the kids enjoy the peanut-butter Nutella milkshake ($8) as you sip on a cafe mocha ($5) from its extensive coffee list. Try the tiger prawn linguine ($18), too. Visit www.thegarage.sg.
TEXT LYNN WEE, HANNAH MARIE & ELISA CHIA.