To operate a kopitiam was a tough calling.
The menu will also be limited during the first few weeks of opening, with plans to expand eventually.
The light gravy for this Hainanese kopitiam staple is very tasty with loads of umami flavour.
This led to clandestine meetings and the organization of protests in the 1960s and 1970s.
The Negri Sembilan Hainan Association in Seremban, however, has its own kopitiam at its premises.