SINGAPORE: For a country that usually takes food stuff extremely very seriously, the fifth version of Marina Bay Sands’(MBS) signature culinary festival Epicurean Current market aims to satiate the multi-faceted palate of the Singapore gastronome from now until Aug 13.
This 12 months, the inaugural Singapore Avenue Foodstuff expertise aims to emphasize the greatest of multi-cultural Singaporean delicacies these as Teochew png kueh (glutinous rice cakes) and rendang pipi daging (braised wagyu beef cheek with rendang-style and turmeric ginger rice). Offered by MBS’s Increase cafe, there will also be neighborhood favourites served with a twist these as the ginseng abalone bak kut teh and banana fritter with gula melaka ice product together with stay demonstrations of the building of the savoury pastry char siew soh (flaky pastry with barbecue pork).
And in holding with the Singapore spirit, there is a Kampung Bar providing a selection of cocktails encouraged by our neighborhood hawker fare. These drinks are infused with common spices these as chilli, lemongrass and pandan leaves. With alternatives these as the Singleton Milo Peng (The Singleton of Glen Ord 12 Decades Aged whisky mixed with Milo and vanilla) or the Kaya Sour (Bulleit bourbon, frangelico, pandan flavour and kaya paste), there is all kinds of tipple for even the additional adventurous palates.
Offerings from all the MBS signature movie star chef eating places – a perennial group-favorite – are also again this 12 months. Savour the possibility to taste chefs’ specials from the resort’s smorgasbord of alternatives like Adrift by David Myers, Gordon Ramsay’s Bread Avenue Kitchen, db Bistro & Oyster Bar by Daniel Boulud, Osteria and Pizzeria Mozza by Mario Batali and Nancy Silverton, The Fowl Southern Table & Bar by John Kunkel, Waku Ghin by Tetsuya Wakuda, Extended Chim by David Thompson as effectively as Slash and Spago by Wolfgang Puck. Will have to attempts contain Waku Ghin’s grilled Ohmi Beef, CUT’s USDA Key New York Sirloin, Extended Chim’s grilled lamb ribs and Adrift’s Hanasaki Queen Crab.
There’s also a sneak preview of Lavo, the multi-idea cafe, lounge bar and nightclub from New York and Las Vegas that will make its Asian debut at MBS in early 2018. Epicurean Current market 2017 delivers a preview of its well-known Italian dishes these as meatball with ricotta, prawn fra diavalo chifferi Pasta, and sliced prime NY strip steak roasted tomato chimichurri on crostini.
An additional new entrant this 12 months is Japanese ramen cafe chain Ippudo. It will be serving up its newest rendition of the maze soba, crispy corn and hen karaage.
But there is considerably additional to this market than simply feeding on. This time, there will also be thirty complimentary learn courses by movie star chefs like two Michelin-star Waku Ghin’s Tetsuya Wakuda and Mozza’s Nancy Silverton who lately appeared on preferred tv clearly show Chef’s Table.
There are also tasting periods from the ticketed Connoisseur Series – a selection of high quality learn courses led by the greatest wine and spirits industry experts in the business. This 12 months, whisky aficionados can dive deep into the earth of high quality Japanese whisky with a tasting of Solitary Malts these as Karuizawa forty, Chichibu Japan Warrior Series Quantity A person Solitary Cask 2369, or customised Yamazaki, Hakushu and Nikka from miniature Oak Barrels. Other high quality masterclasses contain an exploration of earth-class sparkling wine outside of Champagne and rediscovering the Rhone Valley with renowned vineyard M Chapoutier.
And for these interested to bring the full epicurean expertise property, there is the specifically curated Farmer’s Current market that boasts clean and wonderful gourmet make, seafood and a substantial selection of craft beer and juices from Asia, Europe and North The united states. Seem out for manufacturers these as Huber’s Butchery, The Cheese Artisans, Honest Dim Sum and Epicerie Boulud, which is helmed by db bistro’s pastry chef Mandy Pan. The Epicerie Boulud stand will element an expanded pastry selection that includes entire cakes, petit desserts, macarons, ice creams and Daniel Boulud’s signature Madeleines that will be baked on the place.
3-day passes are priced at S$39 for every person (inclusive of scheduling rate). Every ticket entitles you to one free of charge signature dish (well worth S$fifteen) from any of the participating outlets, access to masterclasses and late night time festivities that element stay DJ sets and cocktails from renowned mixologists.