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Head to these establishments and dig into some of the island’s best eats

There’s always something new to savour in Singapore’s food scene. Instead of sticking to your usual dining spots, why not head to these establishments offering new and innovative plates?
 
This week, satisfy your Japanese cravings with a visit to The Gyu Bar for its new 10-course omakase menu, or head Oumi for Japanese kappo fare. For something with a fiery kick, Tiffin Room’s latest a la carte menu in collaboration with Meatsmith will do just the trick. Before the week ends, don’t forget to make a reservation at Bistecca, as the steakhouse’s popular ‘Best of Bistecca’ menu returns in August.

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1. Oumi

Sharing the same space as Australian restaurant Kaarla is Oumi, a farm-to-table dining concept serving up contemporary Japanese kappo fare. Helmed by chef Lamley Chua, diners can anticipate an array of delectable dishes curated with sustainably sourced ingredients. Opt for its nine-course dinner menu that begins with house-made Australian pumpkin tofu crowned with creamy sea urchin. It whets the palate for tantalising dishes to come—monaka wafer filled with rich foie gras ganache, salmon roe and pickled daikon; and tempura crepe. The latter sees a thin slice of gruyere cheese lightly battered and fried until golden brown and crispy. It’s topped with Australian scampi roe, avocado slices, Sakura ebi, and a tangy balsamic-teriyaki sauce. Book here.

Oumi, CapitaSpring, 88 Market Street 51-01, S(048948), +65 8158 3763

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2. Tiffin Room

Tiffin Room’s chef de cuisine Kuldeep Negi has teamed up with Meatsmith’s head chef Edwin Tan to craft an exclusive a la carte menu, available from now until July 28. The latest four-hands experience is a sumptuous display of classic North Indian flavours and modern Indian-accented American barbecue fare. Standouts include the juicy Hokkaido scallop paired with a screamy smoked carrot and orange puree; murgh hara pyaz, tender boneless chicken leg bathed in a spring onion and spinach gravy; and lamb korma, a succulent lamb in a nutty almond and cashew gravy. Save room for dessert and dig into a decadent S’mores tart topped with smoked coconut ice cream. Book here.

3. The Gyu Bar

This Japanese Wagyu and yakiniku restaurant is putting the spotlight on luxurious manjimup truffles with a new 10-course omakase menu. Available for lunch and dinner, indulge in comforting Japanese fare starring this aromatic and earthy truffle. Kicking off the experience is the truffle uni cone—a starter that comes generously filled with beef tartare and luscious Hokkaido uni. Moving on to the meal proper, you have mains like the Ishiyaki truffle uni rice, a hearty dish featuring Hokkaido uni mixed with fluffy Japanese rice and adorned with fresh truffle shavings and an Okinawa egg yolk. Available from now until August 21. Book here.

The Gyu Bar, 30 Stevens Rd, 01-08 S(257840), +65 6732 0702

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4. Seriously Keto

Seriously Keto has opened its new flagship outlet along Seah Street, offering an assortment of keto-friendly products. Look forward to a range of sweet and savoury treats that are low-sugar and low-carb, including the sausage and bread casserole, and tiramisu. The former is the bakery’s take on a classic savoury bread pudding, made with its signature keto-friendly buns dotted with tender pan-seared lamb merguez sausage, spiced cream and sliced onions. The latter is a must try, comprising layers of espresso and rum soaked sponge, smooth mascarpone and cacao.

Seriously Keto, 32 Seah Street, S(188388), +65 9838 4047

5. Book Ahead: Bistecca Tuscan Steakhouse

This steakhouse has relaunched its ‘Best of Bistecca’ three-course dinner menu for the month of August. Head down and savour some of Bistecca’s most popular dishes of the last ten years, including creamy burrata, juicy Fremantle octopus, and beef and tomato ragu. Naturally, the star of the experience is the premium F1 Wagyu steak—choose between two cuts, the classic T-bone Fiorentina and the bone-in ribeye Costata. The decadent cut is served alongside mac and cheese, broccolini, Brussel sprouts, and steak fries. Available from August 1 to 31. Book here.

Bistecca Tuscan Steakhouse

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