Did you know that it means new cemetery? TB road was formerly called Burial ground road. I know, creepy, right? It was once called Mei Ren Wo or den of beauties where mistresses of upper classes were kept. Interesting.
We walked for about 10-15 minutes and finally reached Yong Siak Street where the hip cafes and stores are located. The sight of this book store made me giggle and I immediately went inside after taking a photo
9 Yong Siak St, Singapore 168645
I bought a book here for 20 SGD that would serve as a memorabilia for the trip
There are cats lounging on top of the books. So cute!
Next stop, Plain Vanilla bakery where we had red velvet and chocolate cupcakes
Plain Vanilla bakery
1D Yong Siak St, Singapore 168641
How cute are these? Made me want to bake cupcakes again!
Drips bakery cafe
#01-05, 82 Tiong Poh Rd, Singapore 160082
They are famous for their tarts
I wasn't able to buy one though but bought a banana bread instead. Tiong Bahru Bakery
56 Eng Hoon Street #01-70 Singapore 160056
Based on the recommendation on other blogs, you should try their croissant. I bought the smaller version for to-go as the place is pretty jampacked at the moment we got there.
Tip: Try to go here maybe early morning or after lunch so that you can find a seat inside.
View from the Tiong Bahru Market
After having our lunch at TB Market, it was time to go. The beauty of not having to try all the stuff that's on your itinerary is that you always have a reason to go back. Tiong Bahru, it was a short trip, but I'll see you soon! x