Friday, May 23, 2014

UnionJac Pop @ The School, Jaya One

A new pop-up cafe that offers macarons crafted by a chemistry lecturer & coffee tackled by a tournament-winning barista.

UnionJac Pop is part of a retail space at Jaya One's The School section where everything from scarves, children's accessories & camera pouches to eucalyptus oil, yoga mats & handmade greeting cards produced by independent entrepreneurs is available.

If the name UnionJac sounds familiar, it would be for these macarons; Jaclynn Ng has been making them for some time now, selling them through online orders & at places including EspressoLab branches. UnionJac Pop marks her first physical store.

The selection spans Musang King Durian (RM6 per piece) & lower-priced alternatives like Passion Fruit & Chia Seeds, Salted Caramel, Earl Grey, Rose & Lychee, Madagascar Vanilla & Pistachio (mostly RM4.50 each). Creamy, dense & strong-flavoured.

 Coffee's by Cheryl Lee or her team members (ours was enjoyable, prepared by part-time barista, full-time accountant Kim).

 UnionJac Pop shares a showcase with The Red Cherry, an F&B section dedicated to some of the tastiest Malaysian brands, including Smooshie pure fruit juices ...


 ... & Mangolicious jams & chutneys. UnionJac Pop is open 1030am-630pm, while The Red Cherry runs 1030am-10pm.

UnionJac Pop
Ground Floor, The School, Jaya One, Petaling Jaya

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13 comments:

  1. This reminds me to pack some coffee bean back to Luanda! Hehehe.

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    1. CK: have a safe trip back, and i hope the coffee beans make you happy in luanda! :D

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  2. What a fascinating and fun place, Sean! "One Smooshie, please." :)

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    1. Linda: the smooshie is definitely worth trying, it's full of fresh & real fruity deliciousness :)

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  3. Durian macarons? Yummmmmm!!!!

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    1. Suituapui: the signature Macarons here, sort of! :)

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  4. The macarons sure look good!

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    1. Baby sumo: oh yeah, some of the flavours pop up quite interestingly! :)

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  5. Durian macarons! I must must must try that one!

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    1. Rebecca: hope you enjoy it! it had a pleasant flavour and a clear fragrance of durian, heh :)

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  6. DROOLING!!especially the macarons.

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    1. Cquek: yeah, i'm a fan of macarons that are well-made too :D

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  7. is it halal? i mean the macarons.. coz i really want to try it

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