The Fabulous Baker Boy

At the foot of the less visited side of Fort Canning Hills is a quiet area, now transformed into a party place for food. The Foodhills, is what I’ll call it.

IMG_0267

At TFBB, the Xmas Special Sandwich ($11.5) is always here no matter the season. Of caramelized onions, salad, turkey breast, edam cheese and cranberry jelly in foccacia, their colors truly bring the christmas feel across. More than that, the combination of cranberry on turkey breast made the sandwich a little more than ordinary with a refreshing feel on your taste buds.
IMG_0255

For the other main, I had a hard time choosing between eggs benedict and all the pancake flavors they had… In the end I ordered the Blueberry Pancakes ($11). Their pancakes, unlike the usual round and golden brown ones, were more old skool. They were a much darker shade of brown and had jagged edges. I would say they tasted as good as other ones. Among the fluffiness expect pops of whole blueberries embedded within. My only gripe is the insufficient maple syrup drizzled on the pancakes.

IMG_0256

The Fabulous Baker Boy lives up to its name, so don’t forget to pick a few slices of cakes from the array. Even though it hardly looks a luscious red, the Red Velvet Cake ($8.5) is mostly spot on. The chocolate icing went incredibly well with the layers of red velvet surprisingly.

IMG_0279

Last but not least…. Big Lub’s Carrot Cake ($8). Some comment that red velvet is their best but I beg to differ. Big Lub’s Carrot Cake was moist to my liking, sweet to the right amount and outlined with a copious serving of coconut shavings. Comparable to classic versions in Singapore.

IMG_0281

That’s not all. TFBB serves a bigger mains menu for dinner on Fridays and Saturdays and also does customized birthday cakes and cupcakes. Other big names on the menu include pot pies, garlic fries, pastas and gourmet coffees. You can hardly get a seat on weekends especially so reservation is a must – as early as possible.
IMG_0283

The Foothills

#01-15

70 River Valley Road

Tuesdays to Thursdays 11am to 6pm

Fridays  11am to 11pm

Saturdays 10am to 11pm

Sundays 10am to 5 pm

Advertisements

4 thoughts on “The Fabulous Baker Boy

  1. Laura says:

    Oh my gosh I want some pancakes followed by that Carrot Cake. Carb overload!

  2. shuigao says:

    i don’t usually fancy carrot cake but wow that slice looks uber delish.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: