01 Aug '11, 2pm

Tiong Bahru Redux Designer home offices, indie retail outfits, penthouse parties, a resident stormtrooper... Welcome to

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Homegrown comedienne Selena Tan agrees: "It's really been gentrified, but still has a lovely village feel." And the Dim Sum Dolly ought to know - she helps out at her mother's Peranakan food stall in Tiong Bahru Market. Daisy's Dream Kitchen sees all sorts of customers daily, from elderly residents to expatriates and yuppies living or working around the area. "It's (becoming) an edgy type of place a lot of fancy cars around," says Steven Ong, chef owner of patisserie Centre Ps. The patisserie, started in 2007, was one of the first new wave outfits in the area. Mr Ong notes that the young couples or expatriates who live around the area often turn the upper levels of the neighbourhood into "penthouse parties". One doesn't have to look far for a similar sentiment - Maria Ng, owner of art gallery White Canvas located just next door, concurs. "Because of the low-density and the...

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Besides the popular stalls that I’ve mentioned, you can also try the following at Tiong Bahru Hawker Centre: Peranakan foo...