What to glimpse out for at Epicurean Current market 2017 at Marina Bay Sands Expo
SINGAPORE: For a nation that takes foods quite severely, the fifth version of Marina Bay Sands’(MBS) signature culinary competition Epicurean Current market aims to satiate the multi-faceted palate of the Singapore gastronome from now till Aug 13.
This 12 months, the inaugural Singapore Road Foods knowledge aims to spotlight the most effective of multi-cultural Singaporean delicacies these kinds of 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 Rise restaurant, there will also be regional favourites served with a twist these kinds of as the ginseng abalone bak kut teh and banana fritter with gula melaka ice product alongside live demonstrations of the building of the savoury pastry char siew soh (flaky pastry with barbecue pork).
And in preserving with the Singapore spirit, there is a Kampung Bar featuring a selection of cocktails motivated by our regional hawker fare. These drinks are infused with familiar spices these kinds of as chilli, lemongrass and pandan leaves. With possibilities these kinds of as the Singleton Milo Peng (The Singleton of Glen Ord twelve Several years Previous whisky mixed with Milo and vanilla) or the Kaya Sour (Bulleit bourbon, frangelico, pandan flavour and kaya paste), there’s all sorts of tipple for even the extra adventurous palates.
Choices from all the MBS signature celebrity chef dining establishments – a perennial group-favorite – are also back this 12 months. Savour the possibility to flavor chefs’ specials from the resort’s smorgasbord of possibilities such as Adrift by David Myers, Gordon Ramsay’s Bread Road Kitchen area, db Bistro & Oyster Bar by Daniel Boulud, Osteria and Pizzeria Mozza by Mario Batali and Nancy Silverton, The Hen Southern Table & Bar by John Kunkel, Waku Ghin by Tetsuya Wakuda, Extensive Chim by David Thompson as perfectly as Lower and Spago by Wolfgang Puck. Will have to attempts include Waku Ghin’s grilled Ohmi Beef, CUT’s USDA Primary New York Sirloin, Extensive Chim’s grilled lamb ribs and Adrift’s Hanasaki Queen Crab.
There is also a sneak preview of Lavo, the multi-notion restaurant, 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 offers a preview of its famed Italian dishes these kinds of as meatball with ricotta, prawn fra diavalo chifferi Pasta, and sliced primary NY strip steak roasted tomato chimichurri on crostini.
Another new entrant this 12 months is Japanese ramen restaurant chain Ippudo. It will be serving up its most recent rendition of the maze soba, crispy corn and rooster karaage.
But there is considerably extra to this market than merely taking in. This time, there will also be 30 complimentary grasp courses by celebrity cooks such as two Michelin-star Waku Ghin’s Tetsuya Wakuda and Mozza’s Nancy Silverton who a short while ago appeared on preferred television show Chef’s Table.
There are also tasting periods from the ticketed Connoisseur Collection – a selection of top quality grasp courses led by the best wine and spirits gurus in the company. This 12 months, whisky aficionados can dive deep into the world of top quality Japanese whisky with a tasting of Single Malts these kinds of as Karuizawa 40, Chichibu Japan Warrior Collection Quantity Just one Single Cask 2369, or customised Yamazaki, Hakushu and Nikka from miniature Oak Barrels. Other top quality masterclasses include an exploration of world-class sparkling wine over and above Champagne and rediscovering the Rhone Valley with renowned winery M Chapoutier.
And for people fascinated to provide the comprehensive epicurean knowledge home, there is the specifically curated Farmer’s Current market that features new and great gourmand deliver, seafood and a big selection of craft beer and juices from Asia, Europe and North America. Appear out for brands these kinds of as Huber’s Butchery, The Cheese Artisans, Sincere 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 featuring whole cakes, petit desserts, macarons, ice lotions and Daniel Boulud’s signature Madeleines that will be baked on the location.
3-working day passes are priced at S$39 per person (inclusive of booking price). Just about every ticket entitles you to just one totally free signature dish (truly worth S$fifteen) from any of the taking part stores, access to masterclasses and late night festivities that element live DJ sets and cocktails from renowned mixologists.