Where to Eat in Singapore This Week: Db Bistro & Oyster Bar, Kulto, Opus Bar & Grill, Tonito Latin American Kitchen, 15 Stamford by Alvin Leung
Chinese New Year is over, so save your appetite for yusheng and pen cai for next year’s celebration instead. What you can do now is savour a variety of cuisines from these restaurants included in our weekly roundup on where to eat in Singapore.
We have a new restaurant in town offering elevated Spanish fare; a family-friendly eatery serving up authentic Latin American cuisine; and a steakhouse celebrating its anniversary with sharing platters. This weekend, consider treating yourself to an indulgent brunch at 15 Stamford, which has updated its format to ensure you can enjoy a safe and leisurely meal with the whole family.
1/5 db Bistro & Oyster Bar
It’s chef Daniel Boulud’s birthday month, and his Singapore restaurant is celebrating it with a series of regional menus featuring recipes from his cookbook, Daniel: My French Cuisine. The journey this week (March 1 to 7) in Alsace—the birthplace of tarte flambee. Naturally, the three-course menu commences with the wild mushroom tarte flambée that’s cooked to a crisp and topped with fromage blanc, fragrant sautéed mushrooms, bacon and onions.
It’s the perfect start to an indulgent meal which also includes Boulud’s dishes of beer- marinated pork rack with barley mustard crust and Kougelhopf (bundt cake), studded with apricots and pistachios and finished with a scoop of rum raisin ice cream. Book here.
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This is the latest dining place to check out if you’re looking for delicious Spanish fare. Chef-owner José Alonso, who has worked at Restaurant André and Binomio, serves up a parade of classics with a touch of modernity.
From the tapas menu, you have the chili crab croquette that’s inspired by Singapore’s chilli crab. These balls of deliciousness are stuffed with fresh crab meat and bechamel sauce, and paired with a housemade chilli sauce. Other favourites include the seafood and squid ink paella, made with Bomba rice imbued with the robust flavours from the chicken or lobster stock. Book here.
Kulto | 87 Amoy Street, S(069906) | 9620 5626
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3/5 Opus Bar & Grill
The steakhouse is celebrating its sixth birthday with special promotions for its sharing steak or seafood platters. When you order the Premium Butcher’s Platter loaded with Black Angus bone-in rib eye, 150g Wagyu rump cap, braised grain-fed Wagyu beef short rib and gourmet beef sausages; Australian Black Angus Porterhouse; or the New Grilled Premium Seafood Platter, you will also get a complimentary serving of half a dozen oysters. Top up to enjoy two hours of free-flow wines (available from Sundays to Thursdays). Book here.
4/5 Tonito Latin American Kitchen
The family-friendly restaurant has brought back the flavours of Latin America to the east when it re-opened its doors at Jewel Changi Airport last month. Head chef Kelvin Khok cooks up a delicious repertoire of dishes which include Carne Asada (Argentinian style grilled ribeye steeped in chimichurri); Sudado Pescado (fish stew); and tomato-based Mexican ceviche.
Children below 13 years old will enjoy complimentary dishes when you order a main dish, taco, quesadilla or burrito. Book here.
Tonito Latin American Kitchen | 02 - 248 Jewel Changi Airport, 78 Airport Boulevard, S(819666) | 6904 3975
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5/5 15 Stamford by Alvin Leung
Food lovers, your weekends are bound to become more indulgent with the return of 15 Stamford’s signature Sunday Brunch. The format has been updated to a flying pass-around concept broken down into six bespoke selections. It starts with seafood on ice where you and your dining companions will receive a platter loaded with ocean-fresh seasonal oysters, chilled black tiger prawns and steamed Australian blue mussels, among others.
Save space for the second course of charcuterie board and salad, so you can indulge in meaty delights such as jamon Iberico, Iberian chorizo and beef bresaola. The succeeding courses are unlimited servings of pass around snacks like double-boiled chicken broth and fried baby squid; one main course where you choose signatures like the 15 Stamford laksa and elevate chicken rice; and unlimited servings of desserts. Book here.
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