Fear not, Easties! We will remain in Joo Chiat at Craft Atelier, just an 11-minute walk from Chalk N Pencils. Craft Atelier, located at 58 Joo Chiat Place (Singapore 427782), is a craft studio that offers a variety of workshop classes, including crocheting, weaving, paper marbling, knitting, and more. This creative hub brings together craftsmanship and creativity to produce unique and high-quality items. These workshops serve as spaces for artisans to design, create, and refine their craft. Additionally, Craft Atelier has generously extended a 5% discount on workshops for our students.

Chalk N Pencils will be situated within Craft Atelier, providing a dedicated space for our young artists to express themselves. While your little ones are in classes, parents, you don’t need to worry because we’ve got you covered!

Joo Chiat is a neighborhood that boasts several unique cultural and architectural heritage sites, adorned with vibrant shophouses. These streets are home to a variety of architectural styles, including Peranakan, Art Deco, and Chinese Baroque. As you take a leisurely stroll, you’ll also come across numerous delightful eateries representing various ethnic cuisines.

Here are some eateries you should check out!

LUNA Pastisserie

LUNA Patisserie is a renowned bakery known for its exquisite pastries and desserts. It offers a wide range of options, from delicate French pastries to decadent cakes and tarts. Each creation is known for its beautiful presentation and exceptional flavors, delivering a delightful experience with each bite. Whether you’re looking for a special occasion cake or simply want to indulge in a sweet treat, LUNA Patisserie is a must-visit for pastry lovers.

Luna Patisserie

Opens: Sunday to Thursday (11am – 6:30pm), Friday to Saturday (11am – 9pm)
Address: 121 Joo Chiat Road, Singapore 427410

Ah Lim Mee Pok and Kway Teow Soup

At Ah Lim, the Mee Pok and Kway Teow Soup dish combines these two types of noodles in a flavorful broth, along with a variety of ingredients and toppings. The exact composition of the dish may vary, but it usually includes ingredients such as fish balls, fish cake slices, minced pork, pork slices, and leafy greens.

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Ah Lim Mee Pok (Dry). the noodles are tossed in a flavorful sauce rather than being served in a soup. The Mee Pok noodles used in this dish are typically cooked al dente and have a springy texture. They are mixed with a special sauce that combines various ingredients to create a rich and savory flavor.

Kway Teow Soup. This comforting dish features wide, flat rice noodles cooked in a flavorful broth made from ingredients like pork bones and dried shrimp. The noodles are soft and slippery, accompanied by toppings such as fish balls, fish cake slices, minced pork, and leafy greens. Served piping hot, the Kway Teow Soup is garnished with fresh herbs for added aroma. Diners can customize their soup with condiments like chili sauce and vinegar to suit their taste preferences. 

Ah Lim Mee Pok and Kway Teow Soup
Opens: Daily (7am – 5pm) 
Address: 64 Joo Chiat Pl, Singapore 427786

So, while your little artists are busy creating their masterpieces at Craft Atelier, why not take a stroll around Joo Chiat and explore these culinary delights?

Long Phung Vietnamese Restaurant

Long Phung Vietnamese Restaurant is a popular dining establishment known for its authentic Vietnamese cuisine. With a focus on traditional flavors and dishes, Long Phung offers a wide range of menu options that showcase the rich culinary heritage of Vietnam. From flavorful pho and banh mi to refreshing spring rolls and savory rice dishes, the restaurant provides a diverse selection to satisfy different preferences. The restaurant’s inviting atmosphere and friendly service contribute to an enjoyable dining experience for both locals and visitors alike.

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Pho Dac Biet is known for its rich and flavorful broth and generous assortment of ingredients. While the exact composition may vary from restaurant to restaurant, a typical Pho Dac Biet at Long Phung may include thinly sliced beef, beef brisket, beef tendon, beef meatballs, and sometimes even beef tripe or other offal.

Bun Thit Nuong Cha Gio is usually served with a side of nuoc cham, a traditional Vietnamese dipping sauce made with fish sauce, lime juice, sugar, water, and chili peppers. The nuoc cham adds a vibrant and tangy element to the dish, enhancing the overall flavor profile.

Long Phung Vietnamese Restaurant
Opens: Daily (12pm – 10pm)
Address: 159 Joo Chiat Rd, Singapore 427436

Hello Arigato

This Japanese-inspired eatery offers a unique dining experience that combines the flavors of Japan with a touch of local influence. With its cozy ambiance and delectable menu, Hello Arigato is a must-visit for those seeking an authentic taste of Japan in the heart of Joo Chiat.

Gyu Sandos are mouthwatering sandwiches that showcase the perfect marriage of tender and flavorful Japanese-style beef fillings, served between soft and fluffy bread. The Gyu Sandos are a delicious fusion of Japanese and Western culinary influences, providing a unique and satisfying dining experience.

HCG Sandos is an exclusive Joo Chiat offering featuring the marinated shrimp paste har cheong gai chicken paired with refreshing crunchy cucumber, resulting in a flavor-packed and satisfying culinary experience.

Hello Arigato

Opens: Tuesday to Friday (9am – 5pm), Saturday to Sunday (8am – 5pm) 
Address: 314 Joo Chiat Rd, Singapore 427565

Dickson Nasi Lemak

Dickson Nasi Lemak is a renowned takeaway-only eatery that offers an authentic and satisfying Nasi Lemak experience. Its fragrant and fluffy coconut rice is rich with a hint of sweetness.

Ayam Goreng Berempah Boneless Chicken Thigh is a spiced fried boneless chicken thigh that’s sure to delight your taste buds.

Beef Rendang is a slow-cooked beef stew with spices and coconut milk, offering a rich and flavorful experience.

Dickson Nasi Lemak
Opens: Daily except Wednesdays (8:30am – 10:30am, 11:45am – 3:30pm)
Address: 320 Joo Chiat Rd, Singapore 427571

Little Farms Grocer and Bistro

Enjoy the best of both worlds with grocery shopping and dining right next to each other! Little Farms Grocer and Bistro is a haven for food enthusiasts and health-conscious individuals seeking high-quality produce, specialty products, and delicious meals.

Salmon Baked Rice is a dish that combines the natural goodness of salmon, the comforting flavors of rice, and a harmonious blend of accompanying ingredients. With its combination of protein, grains, and vegetables, this dish is both flavorful and nutritious.

Cajun Roasted Chicken is crafted with precision and care. The chicken is expertly coated in a fragrant medley of spices, such as paprika, garlic, cayenne pepper, thyme, and a range of other authentic Cajun seasonings. This carefully crafted marinade imparts a bold and lively flavor that permeates every succulent bite of the chicken, ensuring a truly satisfying dining experience.

The Grilled Australian Barramundi at Little Farms starts with a pristine piece of sustainably sourced fish, known for its mild and buttery flavor. The fillet is carefully seasoned to enhance its natural taste while allowing the true essence of the fish to shine through.

Little Farms Grocer and Bistro

Opens: Monday to Thursday (7:30am to 9:30pm), Friday to Sunday (7:30am – 10pm) 
Address: 451 Joo Chiat Rd, #01-01, Singapore 427664

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