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Digest Chef Alvin Leung Has Created A Special Menu At His Exclusive Pop-Up For American Express Centurion and Platinum Members

Chef Alvin Leung Has Created A Special Menu At His Exclusive Pop-Up For American Express Centurion and Platinum Members

Chef Alvin Leung Has Created A Special Menu At His Exclusive Pop-Up For American Express Centurion and Platinum Members
By Dudi Aureus
By Dudi Aureus
January 08, 2020
This special menu, which is only available at a pop-up lounge until April 2020, boasts novel dishes not found anywhere else

Chef Alvin Leung is one busy man, juggling his roles as a judge on MasterChef Canada and chef-owner of restaurants Bo Innovation in Hong Kong and 15 Stamford by Alvin Leung in Singapore. But his packed schedule didn’t stop him from partnering with American Express to curate a special menu exclusive to its Centurion and Platinum Charge members, available at pop-up space Nook that's located inside 15 Stamford at The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore, until April 2020.

The restaurant's private rooms have also been converted into an intimate and cosy lounge fashioned after a luxurious living room, furnished with plush seats and a specially curated selection of fiction and non-fiction books—and guests are encouraged to browse the collection and enjoy a little fodder for the mind.

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15 Stamford by Alvin Leung

Restaurant, $$$, Asian, City Hall/ Bras Basah

Fried oyster 'martini'
Fried oyster 'martini'

Of course, the highlight is the opportunity to savour novel dishes by Leung that are not found anywhere else—to whet the appetite with the likes of a fried oyster ‘martini’, a glass of vodka-infused lychee sorbet topped with fried oyster; salmon gravlax with fennel Pernod cream and salted lime; and fried cornmeal stuffed with Brie de Meaux.

These bite-sized appetisers ensure guests have plenty of room for the mains, which include fork-tender beef short rib, its flavours accented with miso glaze. They can also opt for the pulled pork burger made decadent with the addition of foie gras and a piquant rendang sauce.

For something lighter, there's the option to have an Israeli couscous dish given an Asian spin with the use of Hokkaido scallop and laksa cream, and the chicken breast capellini bathed in a creamy green curry sauce with red onions and coriander.

(Related: 5 Luxurious Details You Should Know About The Capitol Kempinski)

Fried cornmeal
Fried cornmeal
Beef short rib
Beef short rib

Every visit here includes a welcome drink. But if you love your wines, you'll be glad to know that the list offered is curated by Park90, and contains covetable gems from renowned regions across the world, such as the 2002 Piper-Heidsieck Rare Millesime Brut from Champagne in France, and the 2004 Gaja Sperss Langhe from Piedmont, Italy.

Now, these are the surely the sort of perks food lovers anywhere will truly appreciate.  

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