Headlining Streat is a four-hands pop-up restaurant ($60 nett, $55 nett early-bird price until July 9), which sees chef Emmanuel Stroobant of French restaurant Saint Pierre at One Fullerton team up with chef Haikal Johari of Alma By Juan Amador at Goodwood Park Hotel.
The five-course menu features Canadian scallops with coconut, turmeric and laksa leaf oil; and beef short rib with black pepper, ginger and buah keluak. Other participating establishments include The Fishball Story, Non Entree Desserts, VENUE by Sebastian and Sinar Pagi Nasi Padang. The Regent Singapore‘s acclaimed Manhattan cocktail bar will also be there.
Where: Empress Lawn, 10 Empress Place
When: July 13, 5 to 10.30 pm; and July 14, noon to 10.30 pm
Expect spectacular culinary delights similar to Alma By Juan Amador's own creations like the Muirgen Oyster (above). (Photo: Alma By Juan Amador)
The Great Indian Food Affair
Curated by events company De Ideaz, this event will showcase various Indian dishes.
There will be an Indian Street Food Extravaganza on July 28 and 29 (noon to 3pm, 6 to 9pm) at Sayali in Little India, which features classic Indian street food such as pau bhaji (vegetable curry served with soft bread), bhel (a snack made with puffed rice and vegetables) and pau wada (a vegetarian snack).
There will also be cooking demonstrations and workshops at Punjab Grill (July 21 and 22, noon to 3 pm) at Marina Bay Sands and Yantra (July 14 and 15, noon to 3 pm) in Tanglin Mall. Both restaurants will also serve special menus. The Banana Leaf Apolo will be providing various combo meals from July 16 to 20 (11 am to 10 pm), which includes its famous fish head curry.
Where: Various locations and Little India
When: July 13 to 29.
Above: Sample the paneer beet aur sirka pyaz, comprising cottage cheese, beet and pickled onions, at The Great Indian Food Affair. (Photo: Singapore Food Festival)
A Taste Of Eurasian Heritage
Learn all about Eurasian culture with chef Quentin Pereira of Quentin’s Eurasian Restaurant. There will be a tour of the Eurasian Heritage Centre, followed by a cooking demonstration by chef Pereira.
Participants ($40 nett a person) will get a special Eurasian bento, which includes curry debal, prawn bostador and meaty cutlets (corned beef cutlets). You can also buy Eurasian craftwork.
Where: 139 Ceylon Road
When: July 15, 21, 22 and 29, 11 am to 1.30 pm
Above: The prawn bostador is one of the must-tries at A Taste Of Eurasian Heritage. (Photo: Singapore Food Festival)
Makan Cosmopolitan ($90 a person, $80 early-bird price until June 25) is the first play in a series of theatre and dining interdisciplinary performances produced by arts company Ape Studios.
It explores the themes of emotional attachment in Singapore through a narrative set in a hawker centre. There will be a specially curated menu at Escobar to accompany the performances.
Where: Escobar, 01-23 China Square Central, 20 Cross Street
When: July 6, 7, 13 and 14, 8 to 10 pm
Above: Enjoy a performance that merges theatre and dining by Ape Studios at Makan Cosmopolitan. (Photo: Ape Studios)
Beer Yoga & Citylights
This event pairs the joy of drinking beer with the mindfulness of yoga for an energising experience.
Each participant ($29 a person) will get a limited-edition SFF-branded beer from local craft brewery Trouble Brewing. Yoga mats and towels are not provided.
Where: Clifford Square, 1 Fullerton Square
When: July 13, 20 and 27, 7 to 8 pm, 8 to 9 pm
Above: For those looking to pair food and arts, there is everything from beer yoga to a five-course modern Singaporean meal interwoven with contemporary dance. (Photo: Singapore Food Festival)