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SINGAPORE | Chye Seng Huat Hardware (“CSHH”) has become somewhat of an institution since opening in 2012. It was one of the venues that opened in Jalan Besar when the area was transitioning into a trendy part of town and is still one of the best places in Singapore for third

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MELBOURNE | Inward Goods is a hole in the wall cafe in Richmond from the team behind one of our favourite Melbourne cafes and coffee roasters The Vertue of the Coffee Drink. It shares a space with indoor cycling group Cycle Collective, and is a great addition to the area.

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CHICAGO | TOMS Roasting Co Wicker Park was the fourth TOMS to open in the US, and brought the company’s brand of ethical coffee, shoes and eye-wear to Chicago. TOMS was founded in 2006 by Blake Mycoskie, selling shoes using a “one for one” model. That is, for every pair

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MELBOURNE | The Shifty’s is the current incarnation of the venue formerly known as Shifty Chev. New owners were the reason behind the name change, and while the focus isn’t quite as cheesy as it used to be, cheese still plays a big part at the refreshed Shifty’s. It’s a

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MELBOURNE | Industry Beans is one of our favourite places in Melbourne for coffee and brunch, and has been consistently for many years. Their food is tasty, fresh and creative, and the coffee that they roast on site in Fitzroy is always outstanding. After a few years in Fitzroy, they’ve

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MELBOURNE | Mr Union is an Ascot Vale cafe and restaurant that’s all about simple food done well, with a mixture of Melbourne favourites and dishes influenced by owner-chef Gabor Pelikan’s Hungarian heritage. Housed in what was modern bistro Union Food & Wine, the former bank building feels a bit

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MELBOURNE | We know Victoria Street for its unbeatable pho and banh mi, further glorified by cheap prices and BYO standards. However, the busy street is nothing to look at. We come for the food, not for the aesthetic. Or so we thought. Nestled between the fruit markets and seafood

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This post was sponsored by Mercedes-Benz. Click here to read The City Lane’s policy on sponsored content. MELBOURNE | Mercedes-Benz is a name that’s known the world over for cars, but what about cafes, restaurants, and bars? The Mercedes me Store Melbourne is the seventh Mercedes me concept store in

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SAN FRANCISCO | Craftsman And Wolves is a contemporary patisserie offering a selection of breakfast pastries, cakes, breads, confections, confitures, desserts, and lunch. They rose to attention with their “Rebel Within”, a savoury muffin with asiago, sausage, and green onion, filled in the centre with a logic defying still gooey

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SAN FRANCISCO | Dandelion Chocolate is a bean-to-bar chocolate factory in the Mission District of San Francisco with a focus on small batch, high quality chocolate. The Dandelion team stay on top of all aspects of the chocolate making process, and fly around the world on a regular basis to