Food Picks: Prince Coffee House, JAM at Siri House and Micro Bakery & Kitchen

The Hainanese Pork Chop (left) and Prince's Special Ox-Tail Stew served at Prince Coffee House.
The Hainanese Pork Chop (left) and Prince's Special Ox-Tail Stew served at Prince Coffee House.ST PHOTOS: TAN HSUEH YUN

Coffee houses used to proliferate in Singapore. Places like Silver Spoon and Copper Kettle served Western food cooked by Hainanese chefs - pork chops, steaks, fish and chips. These were also places to go to for kids' birthday cakes and ice cream served in metal cups.

Recently, I stepped back in time at Prince Coffee House in Beach Road. Walk past and you'll miss the place. It is completely nondescript. I was there because a friend had given me pineapple tarts from Prince and they were good. I had to check the place out.

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