Beside bubble tea, Taiwan is also quite known for quality coffee and cafes.
All the way from Hsinchu in Taiwan, Wells Café 井井咖啡 has set up a temporary pop-up store at the NTUC Income Centre. You might have also come across its other outlet at Jalan Chow Thye, Georgetown if you have been to Penang.
Inspired by the word 井, which looks like paths crossing, Wells Café aims to be the intersection of such paths.
For starters, the place is small as it is mainly a takeaway kiosk.
However, the baristas are more than happy to explain to you how their beans are roasted, and the different notes of the coffee that you’ll be expecting. The passion they have for coffee is admirable.
I was recommended the Cappuccino (Hot $4.50, Cold $5.50) for something with a higher coffee content.
True enough, it was smooth and had hints of chocolate and orange peel. I appreciated that even after a while, the coffee was not too “stale” to swallow.
According to the barista, all the coffee beans are brought in directly from Taiwan.
Something that caught my eye was the Wells’ Black