What to Expect for Restaurant Week in October
Mark your calendars, foodies. One of most coveted gourmet events, Singapore Restaurant Week, returns for its ninth edition next month from 25 Oct to 2 Nov.
What to expect:
More than 100 participating restaurants will be taking you on ‘An Experiential Journey Through Chocolate’. Yes, chocolate. Also, a first ever Kids Restaurant Weekend.
Tell me more about that chocolate bit:
Notable restaurants will be whipping up set gourmet meals with at least one of its three-courses from the Restaurant Week menu featuring an inventive use of chocolate. So, you can look forward to exquisite creations like Chocolate Beef Cheek Ravioli or a 63 Degree Egg with Onion Soubise, Smoked Duck Breast and Chocolate and Garlic Soil.
How Kids Restaurant Weekend* works:
On 18 and 19 October, participating restaurants like Alkaff Mansion, Quayside Fish Bar and Capricci will be offering specially tailored three-course children’s menus priced at $15++ and $20++ per child for lunch and dinner respectively. As for accompanying adults, options include either the normal Restaurant Week Menu at the usual prices or an a la Carte meal.
Dolce Ponce from Il Cielo, chocolate & rum mousse with sugar cane crumbles and coffee essence
Additions to the fleet:
Joining Restaurant Week for the first time are talk-of-the-town establishments like D’Bell, Amarone, Indo-cafe, Portico, UNA, Takada, The Bank Bar & Bistro, La Maison Fatien, Wolf, Il Cielo and Becasse.
When does booking start:
American Express Card Members can enjoy priority bookings from 22 Sep; DiningCity.SG newsletter subscribers can enjoy advance bookings from 26 Sep; Booking for public opens 27 Sep.
Seats are limited and it's a fastest fingers first game. Be quick, get a steady Internet connection and make those reservations at www.restaurantweek.sg.
*Note that Kids Restaurant Week is for kids up to the age of 12 and DiningCity Star-Awarded restaurants will charge a supplement of $5++ for lunch and $10++ per child for dinner. See the list of restaurants here.
By Peh Yi Wen
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