Step Into the Space
Set to become your second home, this well-appointed pied-à-terre is at once welcoming, modern and undeniably cool—tastefully furnished with a dash of eclectic charm and a pinch of whimsy. From fascinating Peranakan memorabilia to a vintage bag collection spanning the 40s to the 60s, and a well-stocked brass bar trolley, for nights of revelry. Black and white images on the walls lend a sense of poise and purpose; some revealing glimpses of Grace as a young dancer.
Gather at the quartz countertop, which has a built-in Miele induction cooktop and witness Grace make culinary magic (right in front of you), or lounge around the living room before dinner commences. Either way, Good Graces is the perfect place to let your hair down with family or friends. Here, traditions are shared, memories are made and senses are ignited.
Every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, Grace, a zoologist turned event extraordinaire, hosts heritage-inspired dinners that explore her personal memories from her Peranakan grandma’s beloved recipes. Throughout her childhood, weekends were spent at her maternal grandmother’s home in Katong where Sunday lunch was a lavish Peranakan feast, Christmas was synonymous with popiah and Chinese New Year was a riot of dishes with Ayam Buah Keluak, Hee Peow Soup and Itek Sio cited as hot favourites by relatives.
Many moons ago, Grace did corporate stints at MTV Asia and Resorts World Sentosa, partnered with chef Damian D’Silva to start the now-defunct Rent A Chef and Soul Kitchen, and launched a home-based business called 2 Mamas and A Wok—famous for its artisanal rempahs, sambals and dry laksa boxes.
Good Graces is located at 50a Kim Keat Road off Balestier Road, a multi-faceted neighbourhood known for its charming mix of colonial-style villas, traditional shophouses and makan spots.