Fish-head curry, lemon tarts and DIY frappes
From Penang-style oyster omelettes to pineapple upside-down cake, take your pick from these newly opened eateries:
MALAYSIAN FOOD STREET
Resorts World Sentosa's Malaysian Food Street has been refreshed with five new stalls, selected based on diners' feedback.
They are Penang Curry Mee ($5.50), with noodles in a coconut-based soup, prawns, cuttlefish, tau pok, beansprouts and a fiery homemade sambal; Oh Chien ($8) or Penang-style oyster omelette; Char Koay Kak ($5.50), which is Penang's version of chye tow kueh, fried with prawns and black sauce; Penang Fruit Rojak ($4.50); and Fish Head Curry ($28 a claypot, additional charge for rice, toasts or roti canai on the side), which has sea bream stewed with tamarind, curry leaves, lady's fingers, tomatoes and onions.
Where: The Bull Ring at Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway
Open: 11am to 10pm (Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays), 9am to 11pm (Fridays and Saturdays), 9am to 10pm (Sundays), closed on Wednesdays
Head to two-week-old patisserie-cafe Tart Blanc at Millenia Walk for sweet treats or hearty sandwiches and pitas that include fillings such as pulled pork, tandoori chicken and rosemary lamb ($8.50 each).
For dessert, indulge in French-style tarts such as a Lemon Blackberry Tart with lemon curd, housemade blackberry jam and lemon cream ($7); a Banana Chocolate Silk Tart with marinated banana, caramel sauce, roasted-banana cream and chocolate-silk cream ($7); or a Pumpkin Crack Tart ($7.50) made with brown-sugar custard, toasted pecans, pumpkin cream and candied pecans.
Where: Millenia Walk, 9 Raffles Boulevard, #01-102
Open: 10.30am to 9.30pm (weekdays), 11am to 9.30pm (weekends)
Price: Sandwiches and pitas are priced at $8.50 each, desserts start from $7 a tart
Info: Call 6238-6893 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
THE BREW & BAKE COMPANY
Pair your bakes and brews at this new cafe. Baked treats include brownies with cream-cheese frosting, peanut-butter candy-bar pie, lemony peppermint pie and pineapple upside-down cake.
While various coffee brews are available, the El Chemist station invites diners to mix their own Frappe blends ($5.90) with a range of nut and fruit syrups.
Where: 28 Clementi Road
Open: 11am to 11pm daily, except Wednesdays and the 20th of every month
Info: Call 9235-2276 or visit www.thebrewandbake.com
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