Monday, June 23, 2014
Singapore Food Festival 2014
Singapore Food Festival is back from 11 July 2014 to 20 July 2014. This year the theme is "A Walk Down Memory Lane" which will feature an array of dining experiences and cuisines that represent Singapore's rich food legacy at various locations during the 10 days.
Singapore Food Festival 2014 will kick off with the launch of the Chinatown Food Street on 11 July 2014. The street will be enlivened with iconic Chinatown characters from the past such as samsui women and coolies. Over the 10 days, foodies can taste and learn about the specially curated 20 Chinese dialect dishes that are not commonly found in Singapore at the various stalls and restaurants at Chinatown Food Street. Foodies are encouraged to go on a Chinese Heritage Food Trail to discover more about each dish.
Event: Chinatown Food Street
Date: 11-20 July 2014
Time: 11am - 11pm
Location: Chinatown Food Street, Smith Street
Pricing: Free admission, pay for purchases
Organised by: Chinatown Food Street
One of the 20 Chinese dialect dishes is the Hakka Rickshaw Noodles. This is namd after rickshaw pullers who were its usual customers. Rickshaw noodles is a flavourful bowl of stewed Hokkien yellow noodles in port broth with minced meat and vegetables, topped with fried garlic, shallots and anchovies.
The rest of dishes are Hainanese Chicken Rice Balls, Hakka Abacus Seeds, Hokkien Rice Bowl Cake, Hakka Red Glutinous Wine Chicken, Hainanese Herbal Mutton Soup, Teochew Pig Trotter Jelly, Hokkien Kong Bak Pau, Cantonese Pig Trotter in Vinegar and Ginger, Teochew Yam Paste with Gingko Nuts and Hakka Yong Tau Foo.
Organised by the Indian Chefs and Culinary Association (ICCA) Singapore in conjunction with the Singapore Food Festival 2014, Suvai 2014 hopes to inspire interest in the local Indian culinary scene. Besides servicing mouth watering creations from eight renowned chefs, attendees can look forward to an array of activities from competitions, entertainment and master classes.
Event: Suvai 2014
Date: 11-20 July 2014
Time: 6 - 11pm (17 Jul), 12noon - 11pm (18 - 20 Jul)
Location: In Little India, opposite Serangoon Plaza.
Pricing: $18 (All day pass and is inclusive of $10 Suvai dollars and access to master classes and hands-on classes). Free admission for children 12 and below.
Organised by: CIndian Chefs and Culinary Association (Singapore)
Signature dishes that attendees can experience at Suvai 2014 are Grilled Roulade Prata by Chef Sultanul Arfin, Trio of Assocrted Rice by Chef Rajeswary Sinan and Mutton Briyani by Dr. Chef K. Damodaran. The grilled roulade prata consists of crispy prata stuffed with minced mutton. Trio of assorted rice, a vegetarian dish is made up of 3 delicious variations of the Asian staple of lemon rice, yoghurt rice and sambar rice. Lastly the mutton briyani a well seasoned and marinated meat with spices cooked with basmati rice in a large pot.
Nyonya Mobile is a food event on wheels that aims to showcase the richness of Peranakan cuisine and heritage. This roving food truck will offer food tasting, interactive exhibits and live cooking demonstrations.
Event: Nyonya Mobile
Date: 12-17 July 2014
Time: Check SFF website for the updated schedule
Location: Various location, check SFF Website.
Organised by: Singapore Tourism Board
Some of the dishes that attendees can enjoy from the participating chefs are Chicken Pong Teh, Grilled Chicken Pong Teh, Sambal Udang, Sambal Udang Sandwiches, Beef Buah Keluak, Buah Keluak Ice Cream, Satay and Satay Nanas.
Helmed by Chef Damian D'Silva, South East Sliders @ ION Orchard will feature his radical take on familiar Singapore dishes, namely Beef Rendang and Chicken Debal. This pop up concept is driven by the chef's pursuit to preserve the heritage behind our ethnic food while innovating to make it appeal to the younger generation.
Event: South East Sliders @ ION Orchard
Date: 11-20 July 2014
Time: 10am - 10pm
Location: ION Orchard, Level B3
Pricing: From $7
For those looking to experience Singapore's diverse food culture, ION Orchard will launch the ION Orchard Local Food Trail in conjunction with Singapore Food Festival. The food trail involves a series of sampling and demonstration of iconic Singapore food such as Perankan kueh, chilli crab and kaya toast.
Event: ION Orchard Local Food Trail
Date: 11-20 July 2014 (Mon to Fri only)
Location: ION Orchard
Pricing: Free (pre-registration is needed)
Organised by: ION Orchard
Participating establishments for this local food trail are Lim Chee Guan, Bengawan Solo, Punggol Nasi Padang, Killiney Cafe, Food Opera, Eu Yan Sang and Wang San Yang.
As part of the Singapore Food Festival 2014, Sentosa's dinner affair allows diners to fully immerse themselves in the environment with specially sand sculpted tables and seats as they savour barbequed seafood and meats at Palawan Beach. This will be the first Sand Dining concept in Singapore with the sand dining sets created by renowned local sand sculptor Joo Heng Tan.
Event: BBQ by the Beach
Date: 11, 12, 18 and 19 July 2014 (Fri & Sat)
Time: 630pm - 1030pm
Location: Palawan Beach, Sentosa
Pricing: Adult $79-$99, Child $29-39 (age 3-10 yrs old)
Online Reservation: http://store.sentosa.com.sg/main/events
Organised by: Sentosa
Dinners will get to feast on a buffet dinner that includes a good variety of seafood and meat dishes infused with spices, popular staples, and desserts. The seafood and meats will be grilled using traditional Hawaiian underground barbeque pit known as the Imu.
For more information on Singapore Food Festival 2014, please visit SFF Website.