There is a little gem which sits in the lush greenery and annoying rattle of the construction site at Bishan Park – where we had a pretty pleasant alfresco brunch at The Canopy.
Two of us had the egg royalés ($12), they were surprisingly good. We had to wait a while for it, but the eggs didn’t disappoint- they spilled golden runny yolk at the gentle poke of the fork. It was a mouthful of delight – the melted cheese, salmon and hollandaise sauce. Even the muffins were fresh! The sautéed spinach from the egg florentine was well cooked too.
If you want to give yourself a treat on a weekend and fill up your plate just a little more, you have the option of adding sides. They have a pretty good list to choose from. We had sautéed mushrooms, hash brown and sausages. The plain-looking pancakes were fluffy but it tasted quite one dimensional with the banana. Think strawberries and apricots still work with pancakes better 😉 The fruit juice was $10 but it tasted no different from what you’d get for $2 at a local hawker centre.
It is a place to chill out, so don’t expect tip top service. The staff are crowded indoors where the air-conditioning is, and it may take some frantic waving before you get their attention.
Additional bonus for animal lovers like me: pets are allowed. 🙂
1382 Ang Mo Kio Ave 1, Bishan Park II, Singapore
Stepping into Graze is like entering a friend’s backyard – and the morning we went the weather was beautiful. Easily one of the best places to spend a lovely Saturday morning out with friends and breakfast. The informal outdoor and homely indoors sets guests at ease, especially with the wide spaces between each table to allow adequate conversation-privacy and comfort.
Egg Benedict & Signature Cast Iron Pan
Brunch here reminded me of the reasons why we can fall in love with food – and that a perfect breakfast to start the morning can make a difference to how the rest of your day turns out.
Brunch essential: A good cup of latte
According to the only American at our table (our Burger-Authority), the burger was way better than DB’s or any other found in Singapore. The eggs benedict was predictibly straightforward but done really well – and ooh – their signature cast iron pan was appetizing both to the taste palette and the eyes. Highly recommended to anyone who wants a big hearty breakfast. It was so good we finished it to the last baked bean.
The place is laidback with great food and easy for a romantic date or a small group of friends. Definitely worth a visit 🙂
Graze burger - premium beef pattie, fried egg, bacon, lettuce & tomato
4 Rochester Park Singapore 139215
We love breakfast/brunch on weekends and bacon adds that extra oomph. Enjoy the best of two continents with these easy recipes.
Sandwich with milk. Spread mayonnaise on both slices of your bread. Place bacon, cheese, iceberg lettuce, tomato in your sandwich and chomp away
Scrambled eggs, baked tomato, fried bacon and toast with mushroom. Tastes best with a nice cup of tea/coffee
These instagram photos are telling us to make full use of the endless summer days here in Singapore, so have some fun in the sun!
My checklist includes:
– chill out at the pier with a good cup of latte
– cycle to an old school kopitiam for breakfast
– potlucks, picnics and barbecues with homemade lemonades and frozen magaritas
– take up a course on kayaking, wakeboarding, surfing (wavehouse) or windsurfing
– rent the different types by bicycles, skates etc at east coast park
– weekend trip to Nikoi Island at Bintan
1. Go to a pretty place
2. Enjoy a nice cuppa tea with good company
3. Find this pair of TOMS classic crochet flats
4. Try a new dessert