Clinton St. Baking Company & Restaurant, the latest restaurant to move into Purvis Street, is one that many New Yorkers would be familiar with. Since it opened its doors on Clinton Street in 2001, diners from all over New York City — and the world over — have flocked to its cosy Lower East Side digs for hearty lunch and brunch fare.
Founded by husband-and-wife team Neil Kleinberg and Dede Lahman, the restaurant has since expanded its presence beyond New York. The last two years have seen its Tokyo and Dubai outlets opening to great acclaim. Luckily for foodies in Singapore, the brand's first South-East Asian outpost has been established right here on our sunny shores.
Come 19 September, Clinton St. Baking Company & Restaurant will open its doors on Purvis Street. Speaking about the decision to ink a Singapore presence, Kleinberg and Lahman said: "In many ways, Singapore is much like New York — it is culturally diverse and diners here appreciate the nuances of a good meal. Our location at the heritage area of Purvis Street also allows us to offer the cosy neighbourhood vibe like its location in Manhattan's Lower East Side."
Diners at the Singapore outlet can look forward to such signature dishes as fluffy pancakes served with maple butter, soul food the likes of fried chicken and Belgian vanilla buttermilk waffles, and eggs benedict served atop a buttermilk biscuit. These dishes are part of an extensive all-day dining menu featuring classic all-American fare accented with a touch of Southwestern influence.
You can't get more American with their hearty Southern Breakfast, a crowd favourite featuring sugar-cured bacon that's a perfect balance of sweet and savoury, with panko-coated fried green tomatoes, and creamy cheese grits. Top this with two eggs done in any style you fancy and you'll have a hearty big breakfast to sate even the most voracious of appetites.
For those hankering after something sweet, their speciality cakes and pies won't disappoint. Polish off your meal with the ever-popular peanut butter icebox pie made with peanut butter-cream cheese mousse, chocolate ganache, and graham cracker dust. This slice of heaven is finished with fluffy Chantilly cream.
Other prime dessert selections include the black and white layer cake, a dense chocolate and vanilla cream cake wrapped in a coat of dark chocolate glaze, and the chocolate banana cream pie, made with plenty of banana slices, chocolate ganache, and a delectable Chantilly and Boston cream mix. There's no doubt you'll find your sugar rush here.
31 Purvis Street. Tel: 6684 4845