It’s not just Singapore’s temperature that is sizzling. Stylish hotel openings, exciting new restaurants and bars, and a vibrant shopping and entertainment scene are making the island a vital pit stop, especially during the 2017 Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix in September.
VENUE by Sebastian: Down-to-earth and tasty sharing plates take centre stage in this new 80-seater opened by one of Singapore’s most illustrious chefs Sebastian Ng in the Central Business District. The breezy and open restaurant serves up contemporary European fare in a casual setting and includes chef-owner Sebastian’s signature French-style dishes with an Asian influence such as angel hair pasta with sakura ebi, konbu and chilli. venuebysebastian.com
Audace: Pushing the boundaries of modern bistro fare is French chef Jérémy Gillon at his all-day dining debut in Singapore. Formerly from the Le Montana in Paris where he led the hotel’s L’Epicurien restaurant to its first Michelin star and retaining it the following year, Chef Jérémy takes local and regional produce and whips up dishes like Seabream Broccoli and Pork Beetroots with an element of surprise. audace.com.sg
© This article was first published in Aug-Sept 2017 edition of World Travel Magazine.