Posted on June 23rd, 2022
Hidden behind the Salvation Army donation booth along Tanglin Road is a Vietnamese Restaurant — Lucky Saigon Cafe. As I walked on the bridge above the ponds into the cafe, I relished my “main character moment” as I was greeted by mist blowing onto the walkway. Soon enough, it felt like I was transported out of Singapore.
To kick off my meal, I sipped on a cup of Iced Milk Coffee ($4.90). This cup of coffee was less milky and a lot more concentrated with a bitter aftertaste. That said, it was rather aromatic and enjoyable.
For mains, I dug into a bowl of traditional Beef Combo Pho ($13.80) that came with a mountain of beef slices, some meatballs and beef brisket. While the clear broth was packed with herbaceous flavours from the presence of fresh basil and mint leaves, it still carried that refreshing clean taste we all know ...