The Daily Fix Cafe @ Jonker Street, Malacca

August 15, 2015

The Daily Fix is a café rooted in family and friendship; it enjoys deservedly brisk business, attracting hundreds of customers on weekends, including day-trippers from Kuala Lumpur and Singapore.

The Daily Fix's founders, Julian Yeo and Sung Soo Teng, studied in Melbourne and Sydney in Australia, where they became inspired to introduce top-flight coffee and café fare to Malacca, their home state. Julian's mother, who operates a souvenir store in Jonker Walk, agreed last year for her son to convert the back of the shop into an eatery.

This compelling café can consistently be sighted on social media, with its photogenic abundance of authentic vintage pieces like enamel tiffin carriers and typewriters, artfully arranged in a building constructed in the 1800s.

 â€œI love heritage buildings, and I thought there was something I could do with this,â€� Julian explains, sitting in the café's leafy indoor courtyard beside a wall adorned with kaleidoscopic plates from his grandmother's collection.

 The Daily Fix's food is fabulous. It specialises in pancakes, including savoury ones crowned with succulent smoked duck and sweetly luscious ones laced with pandan (screwpine) leaf extract, coupled with coconut and Gula Melaka (palm sugar). The French toast succeeds in being both crispy and fluffy, with a beautiful balance of flavours that rivals Kuala Lumpur's top café temptations.

This spotlight on The Daily Fix is an excerpt of a feature on six of Malacca's soulful new cafes; read the full feature in the August 2015 issue of Going Places, Malaysia Airlines' in-flight magazine.

The Daily Fix Cafe
55 Jalan Hang Jebat, Melaka. Open Wednesday-Monday, 10am-530pm. Tel: 06-2834-858

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