Food: Hawker kopi goes hip
(From Strait Times)
Coffee with flavors such as sea salt mint, as well as gula melaka tea are being sold at hawker center drinks stalls and drinks kiosks. You are craving a sea salt caramel latte. But do not head to the nearest hipster cafe.
Run instead to the hawker center. Yes, the hawker center. A new wave of hawker center drinks stalls is jazzing up kopi and teh with syrups, spices and ice cream, serving brews such as sea salt mint and butter pecan coffee.
One of the first hawker center stalls to serve these unusual brews is Coffee Break at Amoy Street Food Center. Besides the usual kopi and tea, it also offers latte, mocha and red tea in more than 20 flavors ranging from caramel rum and butter pecan to honeydew mint. Read more