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Rochester Mall

Postby bottledrainbowsss » Tue, 15 Jan 2013 1:13 pm

Anyone stay around that area?
Is there anything interesting in there?

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Re: Rochester Mall

Postby the lynx » Tue, 15 Jan 2013 1:25 pm

bottledrainbowsss wrote:Anyone stay around that area?
Is there anything interesting in there?


Nothing! Just like one of those small malls tucked under condos and office complex.

Unless you are a big fan of Celebrity Fitness and Ben & Jerry's.

Rochester Park, on the other hand, is more interesting.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 15 Jan 2013 1:29 pm

Well, bottledrainbowsss, you now gotten your five absolutely useless posts in order to activate your PM function. Now, can you quit. :roll:

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Re: Rochester Mall

Postby zzm9980 » Wed, 16 Jan 2013 11:25 am

the lynx wrote:Rochester Park, on the other hand, is more interesting.


Best Starbucks in Singapore, if you're interested in such a thing.

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Postby bottledrainbowsss » Wed, 16 Jan 2013 2:51 pm

Isnt starbucks same everywhere?

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Postby the lynx » Wed, 16 Jan 2013 3:11 pm

bottledrainbowsss wrote:Isnt starbucks same everywhere?


To me, yes. But Starbucks connoisseur like zzm would beg to differ. :P :lol:

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Postby Brah » Wed, 16 Jan 2013 5:10 pm

Always wince when someone says 'stay' when the question is about where they 'live'. By definition it's not permanent. That's probably arguable though the actual usage isn't.

Then again, the same people are still trying to 'collect' me from one place and 'send' me to another. I must be junk mail.

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Postby nakatago » Wed, 16 Jan 2013 5:29 pm

Brah wrote:Always wince when someone says 'stay' when the question is about where they 'live'. By definition it's not permanent. That's probably arguable though the actual usage isn't.

Then again, the same people are still trying to 'collect' me from one place and 'send' me to another. I must be junk mail.


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Postby zzm9980 » Wed, 16 Jan 2013 8:13 pm

the lynx wrote:
bottledrainbowsss wrote:Isnt starbucks same everywhere?


To me, yes. But Starbucks connoisseur like zzm would beg to differ. :P :lol:


Well you're right, a Starbucks is a Starbucks. My comment was partially tongue in cheek, implying that it's not really that much more special than anywhere else.

Starbucks at (just outside) Rochester Park is a big two-story version that is either in, or made to look like an old Black and White. It's pretty neat. This whole building is the Starbucks, as opposed to some little kiosk in a mall:

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Postby the lynx » Thu, 17 Jan 2013 8:28 am

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the lynx wrote:
bottledrainbowsss wrote:Isnt starbucks same everywhere?


To me, yes. But Starbucks connoisseur like zzm would beg to differ. :P :lol:


Well you're right, a Starbucks is a Starbucks. My comment was partially tongue in cheek, implying that it's not really that much more special than anywhere else.

Starbucks at (just outside) Rochester Park is a big two-story version that is either in, or made to look like an old Black and White. It's pretty neat. This whole building is the Starbucks, as opposed to some little kiosk in a mall:

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Oh have you seen the one outside United Square?

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Interesting cube, I must say.

Edit: Eh... the image got sliced off on the right. How do I resolve this? Hmm... :-k

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Postby zzm9980 » Thu, 17 Jan 2013 3:45 pm

Yes, I've been to that one. The cube is pretty neat, like a budget Apple-store look hehe. Also it does have a bit more room inside.

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Postby earthfriendly » Fri, 18 Jan 2013 1:16 am

Very nice pics of Starbucks. More places for me to check out the next time I visit.

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Postby zzm9980 » Fri, 18 Jan 2013 7:27 pm

earthfriendly wrote:Very nice pics of Starbucks. More places for me to check out the next time I visit.


Sad state of Singapore's tourism industry if you're coming here to visit a Starbucks :)

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Re: Rochester Mall

Postby taxico » Fri, 18 Jan 2013 10:26 pm

bottledrainbowsss wrote:Anyone stay around that area?
Is there anything interesting in there?


star visa is nearby. my wife likes some black jelly drink from a store there.

most of the restaurants there are disappointing, hopeless and understaffed. the food court if pricey. it's a jesus mall i think, co-owned by a church. i wouldn't go there on weekends or PH eve.

BUT there's a candy empire and cold storage too...

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Re: Rochester Mall

Postby zzm9980 » Sat, 19 Jan 2013 4:13 pm

taxico wrote:
bottledrainbowsss wrote:Anyone stay around that area?
Is there anything interesting in there?


star visa is nearby. my wife likes some black jelly drink from a store there.

most of the restaurants there are disappointing, hopeless and understaffed. the food court if pricey. it's a jesus mall i think, co-owned by a church. i wouldn't go there on weekends or PH eve.

BUT there's a candy empire and cold storage too...


They have a Blackball, that's probably where your wife gets the drink:
http://www.blackball.com.sg/

The Blackball Signature is really good if you like Taiwanese desserts.

They also have a Colombian restaurant I wanted to try. No idea if it's any good or not though.


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