The SG50 mood is catching up as the big day arrives in but a few days! And the festivities have moved to Singapore’s favourite passion… Food! 1st July 2015 to 10th August 2015 will be celebrated as Singapore Restaurant Month (organized by Restaurant Association of Singapore). The month will see 50 restaurants in Singapore provide local produce – eggs, fish and vegetable – transformed into 50 new dishes that in some way relate and represent Singapore thus, raising the culinary flag to make SG50 special! This magic number was selected in honour of Singapore’s Jubilee SG50 celebrations and RAS is proud to fly the culinary flag during this momentous year.
Among the 50 restaurants featured in this unique festival, 12 restaurants are heritage restaurants that have served Singapore for decades and have offered unique Singaporean food palate to citizens and expats, old and young! Given below is the list of participating restaurants and the unique newly-created dish each of them will offer for the limited period.
PARTICIPATING HERITAGE RESTAURANTS
Westlake: In business for more than 40 years, Westlake specializes in Hokkein and Sichuan dishes. The restaurant will offer Steamed Tilapia with Fried Garlic from 17 July to 2 August 2015. The restaurant is located at: Block 4, Queen’s Road, Singapore 260004
Zi Yean Restaurant: This Cantonese special restaurant has been around for 35 years now and the restaurant will offer Wok-Fry Egg-White with Conpoy Top on Crackers from 17 July to 2 August 2015. The restaurant is located at: 56 Lengkok Bahru, Singapore 150056
Chin Lee Restaurant: This traditional Teochew restaurant participates in the Singapore Restaurant Month with Passion of Garden City featuring the fresh vegetable produce of Singapore from 17th July to 2 August 2015. The restaurant is located at: #01-285, 115 Bedok North Rd, Singapore 460115
Bee Heong Palace Restaurant: This old school Hokkien establishment is famous for their authentic flavours, lovely service and reasonable prices. The dish this restaurant offers is Steamed Premium Barramundi with Cordia Seeds available from 17 July to 2 August 2015. The restaurant is located at: 134 Telok Ayer St, Singapore 068600
Fatty Weng Restaurant: Established in 1967, Fatty Weng’s biggest USP is their award winning Chef Lai Foo Weng who earned the name Fatty Weng from his loyal customers back then and the name pretty much caught on. The restaurant this festive month offers Crispy-fried Asparagus Fish from 17 July to 2 August 2015. The restaurant is located at 37 Smith Street. Singapore 058950
Hua Yu Wee: Located in a landed property… Hua Yu Wee, located at East Coast offers their unique dish Lala Hor Fun from 17 July to 2 August 2015. The restaurant is located at: 462 Upper East Coast Rd, Singapore 466508
Gim Tim: The Cantonese restaurant has been in business for 40 years now and its most famous dish always has be smiling, just for the creativity of the name “Buddha Jumps Over the Wall”. This month Gim Tim will offer Fragrant sauce with Wild Mushroom and Chinese Kai Lan, something vegetarians can enjoy from 17 July to 2 August 2015. The restaurant is located at: Blk 157, Ang Mo Kio Ave 4 #01-546 Singapore 560157
Islamic Restaurant: One of the older restaurants in Singapore having seen the era from before the war, through the years of the Japanese occupation, the struggles after independence through to the golden era of SG50, this is a place to go for better biryani’s in Singapore. Islamic Restaurant offers Islamic Fish Biryani with egg. The restaurant is located at: 745 North Bridge Road Singapore 198713
Prima Tower Revolving Restaurant: This restaurant has been around for over 35 years is probably the only revolving restaurant in Singapore. Offering what they call the Beijing cuisine, this festive month, the restaurant offers Sautéed Bird’s Nest with Egg White from 17 July to 2 August 2015. The restaurant is located at: 201 Keppel Road Singapore 099419
Red Star Restaurant: Started in 1970s the restaurant believes in economical tasty food and a rather nostalgic ambience. In the Singapore Restaurant Month, the restaurant pulls out Omelette Crispy Noodle with Prawns from their creative kitchen on offer from 17 July to 2 August 2015. The restaurant is located at: #07-23, Chin Swee Area Office, 54 Chin Swee Road, 160054
Spring Court Restaurant: Serving Singaporean Cuisine since 1929, it is one of Singapore’s oldest family restaurant. Located in in a 4-storey heritage shophouse, it’s a place to visit if you are in a mood to reminiscence Singapore’s past. You will find Yam Ring with Sweet and Sour Prawns on offer this month from 17 July to 2 August 2015. The restaurant is located at: 52-56 Upper Cross Street, Singapore 058348
PARTICIPATING NON-HERITAGE RESTAURANTS
The specially prepared dish is available at these restaurants from 1 July to 10 August 2015.
Pu Tien: Hokkien cuisine – Singapore Cityscape
First Culinary Restaurant: Hong Kong cuisine – Braised Seabass with Cordyceps Flower In Soya Bean Milk.
Forest: Contemporary Chinese cuisine – Sri Lanka Crabmeat with Egg White”.
Hard Rock Café: American Cuisine – Sea of Love
JPOT: Chinese cuisine – Local Bayam
LingZhi Vegetarian: Vegetarian Chinese cuisine – Vegetarian Singapore Rojak
Malcolm Bistro: Fusion cuisine – Classic Laksa “Singapore”
Mamanda: Malay cuisine – Ikan Bakar Temasek (Grilled Fish)
Osia: Australian cuisine – 62°C Hen’s Egg
Portico: Modern European cuisine – 3 Grain Laksa Risotto, Homemade Pulau Ubin Seabass Fish cake
RedDot Brewhouse: European cuisine – Laksa Italiano
Saha Signature Indian Restaurant & Terrace Bar: Indian cuisine – Stir Fried Tofu & Asparagus with Cumin & Turmeric
Seoul Garden: Korean cuisine – BBQ & Steamboat Buffet
Seoul Garden Hotpot: Korean cuisine – Beef Bulgogi Bibimbap
Brewerkz: American cuisine – Satay Seafood Angel Hair Pasta.
Café Iguana: Mexican cuisine – Pibil Pescado in Red Chile sauce.
Seoul Yummy Korean Casual Dining: Korean cuisine – Korean Kare Stew
Shin Yeh Restaurant: Taiwanese cuisine – Taiwanese-style Steamed Barramundi with Salted Pineapple
Si Chuan Dou Hua: Sichuan cuisine – Poached Vegetables with Mushrooms, Bean Curd and Sliced Pork Belly Served in Paper Pot
SUFOOD: Italian vegetarian – Starry Pancakes
Swensen’s: American cuisine – Kicap Manis Glazed Grey Mullet
Syun: Contemporary Japanese cuisine – Uni Chawanmushi
The Scholar Chinese Restaurant: Chinese cuisine – Oven Baked Spicy whole Sea-bass Coated Otak wrapped in Banana leaf
Tim Palace: Chinese cuisine – Black tilapia with Hot and Sour thick soup in Claypot
Timbre @ The Substation, @ The Arts House, @ Gillman: Fuision cuisine – Laksa Marinated Crispy Barramundi on a bed of Bee Hoon Crackers
Tunglok Seafood: Chinese cuisine – Mix Seafood and Broccoli with Crab Roe served in Yam Basket
TungLok Signatures: Chinese cuisine – Fried Barramundi with Shanghai-style Chilli Sauce
TungLok Teahouse: Chinese cuisine – Sweet & Sour Chrysanthemum Fish
Yam’s Kitchen: Chinese cuisine – Lion City Hometown Fish Tail
Yum Cha Restaurant at Chinatown: Chinese cuisine – Stir-fried Crocodile Meat in Tropical Sauce
JUMBO Seafood: Singapore/Chinese cuisine – Braised Barramundi with Bitter Gourd & Fermented Bean Paste in Claypot
Palm Beach Seafood Restaurant: Chinese cuisine – Fried Baby Barramundi
Restaurant HOME: Chinese cuisine – Steamed Grouper with Crispy Soya Bean Crumbs
Chui Huay Lim Teochew Cuisine: Chinese cuisine Teochew Oyster Omelette “Gooey Style
The Flying Squirrel: Japanese cuisine – Golden Onsen Egg
The Soup Spoon Union: Fusion cuisine – Hainanese Fish Maw with Barramundi Noodle
Peach Garden Restaurant: Cantonese cuisine – Lobster Laksa
Click on the restaurant names to visit their websites. For updates on Singapore Restaurant Month, please click here.
This inaugural festival is organised by Restaurant Association of Singapore (RAS), with support from the Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA), Singapore Tourism Board (STB) and Union Pay.