Fah Thai Magazine Nov-Dec 2018

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HAPPENINGS

SINGAPORE

MALAYSIA

KUALA LUMPUR

SPOTLIGHT

Vibe Dining

At Its Best

SPOTLIGHT

Simply

Rustic

Don’t let the old exterior

of Chocha Foodstore fool

you – beyond the walls of

this unique restaurant lies a

hidden gem. Situated in busy

and crowded Petaling Street,

the eatery prides itself on

local and regional favourites

served with a creative twist

like its Duck Confit Rice and

Cincalok (fermented shrimp)

Fried Chicken.

The appeal of this restaurant,

however, stretches beyond

its food. The sheer rustic

appeal of Chocha Foodstore

complete with old wooden

tables, exposed light bulbs and

an open staircase, also lends a

homely vibe. With its laid-back

Take quality Italian-American

cuisine, pair it with electrifying

music and amazing views of the

city and you undoubtedly have

the trappings of a bona fide

F&B hit on your hands. That’s

what the proprietors of LAVO

Italian Restaurant & Rooftop

Bar are fortunate to have as the

restaurant has been attracting

droves of diners ever since it

opened its doors at the iconic

Marina Bay Sands.

Nestled on the 57th floor of the

hotel and offering 180-degree

views of Singapore’s spectacular

skyline, LAVO favours classic

Italian-American dishes like

Chicken Parmigiano and the

staple meatball, done of course

with a twist using fresh Imperial

Wagyu Beef and Italian sausage.

The restaurant

also flaunts a

luxurious lounge complete

with a fully-equipped DJ booth

as well as an outdoor bar and

terrace. Level 57, Hotel Tower 1,

Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront

Avenue, opens daily 10.30am-

2am, LAVOSingapore.com

setting and delicious food, it

offers a perfect reprieve for

diners looking to escape the

hectic city just outside its

doors. Chocha Foodstore, 156

Petaling Street, Kuala Lumpur,

opens Tuesday to Sunday 11am

to 10pm, chocha.foodstore

GLUTEN-FREE DELIGHTS

Singapore’s hip heritage neighbourhood,

Tiong Bahru, has welcomed its newest

restaurant, The Butcher’s Wife, which

boasts an entire menu of delicious

gluten-free meals. Spearheaded by

consultant Chef Diego Jacquet, the

concept eatery features modern

European-styled cuisine which is 100

per cent gluten-free.

The menu at The Butcher’s Wife is

firmly anchored on comfort cooking and

most importantly free from any trace of

gluten, without sacrificing an ounce of

taste. Diners can embark on an epicurean

journey with hearty starters such as a Kale

& Gorgonzola ‘Buñuelo’ with saffron

aiòli and Green Peas ‘Hummus’ served

alongside grilled lamb sausage, yogurt,

mint and pistachio. The Butcher’s Wife

also carries a wide variety of vegan

dishes on its menu. 19 Yong Siak Street,

Tues to Fri 12pm-2.30pm, 6pm-11pm,

Sat & Sun 11am-3pm, 6pm-11pm,

thebutcherswifesg.com

SHOTS OF FUN

Whisky lovers and connoisseurs will want to check out Whisky

Live 2018 as it makes its return to the Garden City. After a

global tour, the international whisky tasting show makes a

pit stop in Singapore for its ninth stint offering fans of the

delectable spirit a chance to savour new releases, and also the

opportunity to delve deeper into the world of whiskies.

Held at the Andaz, visitors can experience an extensive

selection of whiskies and spirits, learn more about brand

histories and attend whisky master classes. 3-4 November,

Andaz Singapore, 5 Fraser Street, whiskylive.sg

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