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26 February 2006 @ 07:24 pm
la choupinette  
the friday before last was my first day of leave. the plan was to wake up real early and do a spot of shopping in johor bahru with mingster.

both of us ended up sleeping late the night before, doing our own silly things. :P i was horrendously late, and mingster was pretty tired because she actually woke up and was on time. finally, i arrived at the bus stop and we hopped on the bus to jb.

as we neared the singapore customs, mingster gasped in horror, "OMG, i forgot my passport!"

we had a good laugh about it as we turned back around. she suggested having breakfast at this french cafe she blogged about recently, and it was an excellent alternative plan indeed!


this was so soooo good! :) the place itself was a charming little spot which transports you out of singapore instantly. service was prompt and friendly. and the food - WOW. mingster and i ordered two different types so we could swop around. i must say, both are really, really fuckin' fabulous breakfast choices. eggs are poached perfectly, salmon and ham slices tender and savoury, and the toast below wonderfully yummy. the serving is a little full on for girls... i left half of my second toast behind. i reckon a good plan next time will be to share one plate of eggs benedict and another something smaller on the other menus (which i didn't explore much because i was too enamoured by the eggs benedict menu).

S$17++ gets you a set of eggs benedict, a hot drink (tea or coffee) and a glass of juice. :)

this is definitely one of my favouritest brekkie spots now.

feelin': chipperchipper
lilsnoozelilsnooze on February 26th, 2006 11:48 am (UTC)
looooks goooood!!!

Where where where?
JV: goodhairdaydrag0nette on February 26th, 2006 11:50 am (UTC)
next to coronation! :D
equinox_han on February 27th, 2006 03:10 am (UTC)
is it at crown centre? the eggs benedict look excellent!!! :D
JVdrag0nette on February 27th, 2006 03:08 pm (UTC)
is it crown centre? :P i have no idea! but it is the building right beside coronation plaza!
beanbeanboingbeanbeanboing on February 27th, 2006 03:45 am (UTC)
hiya, came by your blog via lilsnooze and i must say your breakfast looks EXCELLENT! showed it to my man and we're going to head down to try it in the weekend :)
JVdrag0nette on February 27th, 2006 03:07 pm (UTC)
hi! hope you'll love it as much as i did! :D

ps. love your icon, you look like lovely, happy people! :D
.that girl.: bridesmaidgirlwhowaits on February 27th, 2006 07:52 am (UTC)
Definitely looks unlike anywhere in Singsing. The benny looks good - not so sure about the salmon version because of the holly ;)

ps: got quite a few food piccies from the syd/melb trip!
JVdrag0nette on February 27th, 2006 02:25 pm (UTC)
that looks like a very nice pink dress! :D

the hollandaise tasted quite good with the salmon, maybe because we shared so only had one each. i think it might have been abit full on if one person ate both pieces!

yay for food pics! :D
(Anonymous) on February 27th, 2006 11:20 am (UTC)
hi, just pop by from "Crazy/Beautiful" (previously known as "the marmot lives here" which I got to know while i was searching for hanoi / sapa thingy.

very creative way to present those photos, gonna try this layout soon, hope it not too much work doing the layout & layers :P

p.s: where is "la choupinette" btw? thanks!


JVdrag0nette on February 27th, 2006 02:08 pm (UTC)
Re: hi
hey there! la choupinette is on bukit timah road, next to coronation plaza. :) layers are not too bad if you're used to photoshop. it only gets tiring when you accumulate heaps (weeks) of photos like me. :P
The Citygentcitygent on February 27th, 2006 12:46 pm (UTC)
*stomach grumbles* looks delish!! :op
JVdrag0nette on February 27th, 2006 02:11 pm (UTC)
it was very delish! :D
senprojectsen on February 27th, 2006 04:05 pm (UTC)
eggs benedict is my most favourite breakfast ever!

JVdrag0nette on February 27th, 2006 04:10 pm (UTC)
mostest favouritest everest! :D

if you come to asia again, you must eat the asian version of this kickass brekkie - soft boiled eggs, toast with butter and sugar or coconut spread, and tea or coffee in thick traditional cups and saucers! soft boiled eggs are mixed with soy sauce and pepper to taste, and toast is dipped in the eggy goodness!
The Citygentcitygent on February 27th, 2006 09:54 pm (UTC)
never had it with coconut *drools*
 Lee  (Tracy Lee, actually :)popcorn_feet on February 28th, 2006 07:18 pm (UTC)
That is the best looking eggs benedict I've ever seen, i swear i swear i swear...and remember my bitching and saying you could buy like 200 cans of corn for what that melon cost? WELL - those eggs look worth the price of that melon! lol...

man i havent had that in ages and the last time i had it, it was on a dried up sad little muffin!! your breakfast is art :) you should post that in picturing_food, you know?
JVdrag0nette on March 1st, 2006 02:43 pm (UTC)
teehee. i posted there a coupla times and i found that my photobucket bandwidth was going bananas! :P
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