The word “fusion” can be a bit of a dirty word in the food industry, especially when restaurants throw two things together and call it just that.
Of course, slapping two random ingredients together is one thing, but really finding common ground that brings out the best in ingredients from different cultures, is totally different. It shows a level of creativity and technique that really makes a dish — fusion of whatever you choose to call it.
Singapore with its multicultural society is definitely no stranger to fusing cultures on and off a plate. Here we’ve rounded up our favourite five restaurants doing fusion right and getting that perfect balance of cross-cultural deliciousness.