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2013-05-04 115 views
The no frills Real Food Cafe is tucked amongst a motley cluster of food kiosks at the basement of Novena Square Two which leads directly to/from the Novena MRT Station. Real Food Cafe has a small menu of Asian and Western food. Order and pay at the counter and your food will be served to you at your table. Seating is limited and the open concept means that passers by can inspect the stuff you are eating and you end up feeling like a fish feeding on your food in an aquarium tank. So this is a 'ea
I ordered the Aglio Olio Funghi Pasta $7.80 and since there is no free water, I had the almond oat milk $4.00 recommended by the girl manning the counter. The aroma of mushrooms wafted up when the plate of pasta was served. The portion was not big in size but was big on taste. The garden herbs, minced chilli and garlic made the simple pasta dish a crowd pleaser. However the almond oat milk was bland and runny, without the distinctive aroma of almonds and without any grainy oat residue detected.
Tip: Come for the wholesome food but give the pricey ho-hum beverages a miss.