I don’t and have never lived a stone’s throw away from any body of open water. For someone who grew up infatuated with the ocean—I was always that kid who spent way too long in the water—I have fond memories of my parents bringing my sister and me to East Coast Park (ECP) to cycle or rollerblade, and have a family dinner every few Saturdays a year.
It would be a mini-event, and we’d strap our gear to the back of our family car. I suppose that was the most nostalgic aspect of having to return to East Coast Parkway on a weekday, as I’d heard one of my favourites cafes, PS.Cafe, had just opened a new outlet there.
The cafe is by no means grand nor imposing; it’s rather quaint, cosy, and reminds me a lot of their Dempsey Hill outpost, but with more sand than greenery to look out to. You’d want to request a table by the windows or even al fresco, as the view and the atmosphere of being in and surrounded by elements of nature is truly their selling point here.
I know of a dear friend who harbours a love-hate relationship with PS.Cafe, and I