It’s easy to walk by Slate on Purvis Street thinking it’s yet another hipster joint serving antipodean coffee and avocado toast, but there's more to it than meets the eye. A café by day, and “Asian contemporary tapas-style Restaurant & Bar” by night, the 45-seater which opened on 4 February is an ambitious project led by three young F&B entrepreneurs. Just about everything here is made from scratch, which means some very tasty grub that's way more inspired than the usual café offerings.

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