Hainanese coffee shop and bakery known their soft, fluffy kaya buns that are freshly baked in-house on a daily basis. Located at the quaint corner where Beach Road meets Purvis Street, YY offers a selection of old-school, homemade baked goods and pastries, along with soft-boiled eggs and Nanyang-style coffee and tea. The famed Kaya Buns ($1.20) comes with a thick, caramel-y kaya (coconut jam) spread topped with a slab of salt butter, while the homemade donuts ($1) are equally soft and affordable.
YY is particularly popular among Japanese tourists and a also choice spot during lunch time, you can expect a range of traditional Hainanese fare such as Roast Chicken Rice ($4), and crispy Hainanese Pork Chop served in a tangy tomato sauce ($4). Popular options include Wanton Noodles ($4) with either char siew or soy chicken, the hearty Claypot Ee-fu Noodles ($6) that features a generous amount of ingredients in a thick savoury braised sauce, on top of other zi char dishes like the aromatic Coffee Flavour Pork Ribs ($9/$12/$15).