20 Sep '14, 9am

Kopi today at Heap Seng Leong! It doesn't get more old school than this! — at...

Kopi today at Heap Seng Leong! It doesn't get more old school than this! — at...

Kopi Gu You (Coffee with Butter) Coffeeshops like Heap Seng Leong might be a distant memory for some and stuff of legend for others. Most Singaporeans would have probably heard of the uncle in pajama pants making kopi. Some might not even know what a pair of pajama pants look like. For Baby Boomers and Gen Xers, they bring back fond memories of a Singapore when there was no COE and buses had no doors. Those were the days when blackouts were an opportunity to play with candles and kids were still catching spiders. For Gen Yers, what I just said are just grandfather stories of a mythical past. 77 year old Mr Shi making kopi Stepping into Heap Seng Leong is like stepping into a time portal. I was immediately transported to a Singapore in the 70′s when I was growing up. This place seems to have been trapped in a time warp while the rest of Singapore is surging toward “happines...

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