PIVOT has great pastries and more

In recent months, we have seen the opening of cafes such as Daizu Cafe and East Coast Commune, both of which have exciting brunch menus. In comes PIVOT, yet another newly opened cafe, this time in the CBD. They also open their doors at 7:30am for a change. For early risers who live or work in the area, breakfast options are undoubtedly limited, and this new cafe may be set to shake up boring breakfast meals with their Japanese tamago sandwiches.

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Food at PIVOT

If you’re an Instagram foodie, the Tamago Sando ($7) may have graced your feed in the past few weeks. I last enjoyed a hearty tamago sando during a trip to Japan. Few places here in Singapore serve up sandwiches reminiscent of those in Japan, and most of them tend to run above $10.

Significantly more affordable than those from other eateries, PIVOT’s sando fondly reminded me of those from Japanese convenience stores. Ours arrived warm, with mildly sweet and creamy egg mayo and a jammy egg snug between toasted shokupan bread. The bread was crisp on the outside with a fluffy interior. A bite of the sandwich offered a party of textures from the egg and toast.

If you’re a sweet-toothed reader, the cafe is also home to a variety of beautiful mini cakes. Do note that these sweets are often only available after 10am, but if you’re planning an early visit, feel free to ring them up in advance to request for early preparation. I personally loved the Oh! Gee Cha ($8.50) best.

The dessert comprised a light hojicha mousse and a moist layer of

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