26 Mar '12, 5am
damn i cant find her cakery on FB though
The Production Kitchen by Jacqui Co 231 Jalan Kayu Ask a savvy real estate agent - in the absence of which a random passerby would do - and the view would be that Jacqui Tong could not have picked a worse location to open her bakery business, Jacqui Co. A row of ageing shophouses in Jalan Kayu whose only claim to fame is that Thasevi's pratas have been sold there for decades; perpetual traffic jams from clogged lanes and construction; barely any parking; plus she shares coffeeshop space with a chicken rice stall and a Penang deli. Yet business is so good, she's had to endure marathon baking sessions that end at 3am even as she rejects orders because she simply can't cope with the demand. The 30-something baker who quit her marketing job in March last year to take her love of cake beyond eating it to earning a living off it is one of those rare artisans who can lure food-lu...