Look forward to a much-anticipated merging of Malaysian and Singaporean gastronomy stars with Passport To Feast.
Passport To Feast, by the Singapore Tourism Board (STB), features a series of takeovers by Singaporean chefs and mixologists on Malaysian soils. Held in conjunction with Singapore Food Festival 2022, Passport To Feast — running from 11 August to 18 September 2022 — will see well-known Malaysian bars and restaurants taken over by a multitude talented gastronomic superstars all the way from Singapore.
From 11 August to 6 September, the SG Takeover will include an array of exciting bar and restaurant pop-ups. They include Singapore’s first gin distillery, Tanglin Gin at Bar Trigona (11 August) and Blue, EQ Kuala Lumpur (12 August), Mustard Seed at Table & Apron (15 August), Atlas at JungleBird (15 August), The Elephant Room at Pahit (23 August), Nutmeg & Clove at Else (24 – 25 August), Kausmo at Cuiscene (29 – 30 August), Analogue and Native at Reka:Bar (1 September), as well as Restaurant Born at Dewakan (6 September).
The fun and excitement of Passport To Feast will continue from 8 September to 18 September with SG at the Yard. Featuring chefs and mixologists from Singapore-based bars and restaurants, Tiffin at the Yard will turn into a Singapore-themed food marketplace. There will also be private kitchen dining experiences, featuring the likes of Scaled by Ah Hua Kelong and Chef Sarah Huang Benjamin among others.
On Weekend One (9 – 11 September 2022), Scaled by Ah Hua Kelong will be hosting a six-course sit-down dinner featuring locally-farmed seafood from the kelongs around Singapore. Picks from the menu include Smoked Seabass Pate and Fried Mantou Vichyssoise with Pomfret Tortelli and Mussels. Duxton Hill’s very own Xiao Ya Tou will also be serving up an all-day Ala carte menu with treats such as their version of Singapore-style Hokkien Mee, Lobster Kueh Pai Tee, Spicy Mala Noodle Bowl.
Other notable talents to get excited about include ‘Masterchef Singapore Season 3’ winner Johnathan Chew who will be presenting a live cooking station featuring Laksa Risotto with Sea Prawn & Bean Sprout Salad, Sous Vide Egg, and Laksa Leaf Oil; an Ala carte menu curated by Laut Collective like Char Siu Tuna and White Toast Pandan Donut; a collaboration between Singapore’s KIAP and KL’s Taco King; as well as popular Singaporean cocktail bar Jekyll & Hyde offering whimsical creations such as caffeine-infused Resurrection and Air Bandung inspired Hummingbird’s Truth. Stay tuned for the following weekend’s lineup!
Hold on… there’s more yummy news! If you’re heading to Singapore during the period of 24 August to 11 September, make sure to check out the Singapore Food Festival (SFF) 2022 to experience all things culinary. The activities range from masterclasses and fringe events to specially curated tours and workshops.
For more information about Passport To Feast, head over to VisitSingapore’s Facebook page here.
(All photos by Singapore Tourism Board/Brandthink Malaysia)