New restaurants haven’t piqued your interest enough? Expect a good mix of casual and fine dining events in the next few months ahead, offering some truly meaningful and eye-opening experiences by the table. Keep them on your bookmark list, and start planning for an eventful weekend ahead.
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After making rounds in cities from Dubai to London, the virtual dining experience Le Petit Chef has finally landed in Singapore at The Fullerton Hotel. Watch the world’s ‘smallest chef’ prepare a four-course dinner with a cheery performance piece on the table. It’s a lightshow on your plate, made possible with 3D projection technology — but we don’t want to spoil the magic too much for you. Instagram moments, guaranteed.
Osaka Cocina Nikkei, listed on the Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants, is making its debut in Singapore with a pop-up at Japanese restaurant Nami. During the week-long collaboration, chefs Juan Alfonso Urrutia and Rogger Quispe dish out Nikkei cuisine, featuring a fusion of Peruvian flavours and Japanese techniques, through a seven-course meal. Think fresh ceviche and some innovative nigiri creations featuring Peruvian produce. There will also be Peruvian-inspired cocktails to be enjoyed with the menu.
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The Michelin Guide Street Food Festival is back for its third edition, this time with a slew of new eateries added onto the lineup. Among these are Michelin-starred concepts like Tai Wah Pork Noodle, Burnt Ends and Shisen Hanten. Each of the 15 establishments will present a series of their signature dishes at their pop-up booths. It’s a convenient way to try some of Singapore’s best eats. For those with deeper pockets can consider VIP tickets, which allow diners to skip the queue and enjoy dishes at a comfortable sheltered spot.
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Art at Curate will be bringing in Chef Guillaume Bracaval of two Michelin-starred Cuisine(s) Michel Troisgros in Tokyo for a week-long dining collaboration. Bracaval, together with Curate’s chef de cuisine Benjamin Halat, presents his French dishes peppered with Japanese influences. On the lunch and dinner menus are dishes like Jerusalem artichoke with egg and herbs, poached odfish with mustard, and beef entrecôte. Wine paitings are also available with the menus.
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Take time to explore the best of Cambodian cuisine, produce and art at SPRMRKT’s latest cultural extravaganza. The three-month project sees a range of activities and collaborations taking place at both the brand’s STPI and Cluny Court cafes. Kickstarting the event is a collaboration with chef Mork Mengly of Pou Restaurant & Bar. Mengly will be hosting a street food event along Robertson Quay as well as a six-course kitchen takeover featuring Pou signatures. Those who are adept in the kitchen can opt for a cooking demonstration class with Mengly as well.
If you’ve been debating getting your cup of joe between the nearby kopitiam or cafe, you’ll find La Kopi quite the lifesaver. At the inaugural festival, coffee enthusiasts can expect a variety of local and foreign coffee roasters selling a good cuppa. Expect a variety of traditional kuehs and patisseries to snack along with your good ol’ kopi o or an artisanal cold brew.
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