How Tiong Bahru benefits our family eatery… Cheng’s 27, previously called Cheng Delicacies, started out in Pekin Street in the early 1980’s. In 1989, my grandparents moved the eatery to Tiong Bahru and we haven’t looked back since. Tiong Bahru is one of the oldest housing estate areas in Singapore. But in recent times, it has become one of the most hipster places for young Singaporeans and expats alike. .