Lunch at Chef Wan’s Kitchen, Esplanade Singapore

Chef Wan’s Kitchen is a new restaurant at the Esplanade Mall. The Esplanade Mall is the retail and f&b section of the Theatres by the Bay complex (also known as “the Durian”).   It is a convenient place to go for a meal or drink just before or after catching a performance or concert at the Theatres by the Bay. The person behind the restaurant is celebrity Chef Redzuawan Ismail, also known as Chef Wan. Another Singapore restaurant associated with him, the halal Asian cuisine, buffet-style restaurant, 1 Market by Chef Wan at Plaza Singapura had closed in 2016. For more information on the 1 Market and reasons for the closure, read Straits Times article: 1 Market by Chef Wan closes its doors.

Chef Wan's Kitchen Esplanade

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Lamb Biryani and Turkish Delights at Levant Singapore

(Note: We believe the outlet has closed)

Levant Singapore is a restaurant in Watten Estate serving Middle Eastern cuisine. Along the stretch of restaurants along Greenwood Avenue serving mostly Western fare (and a few Japanese restaurants), Levant stands out as the one that is quite different.

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Fat Prince Kafe & Kebabs – new Turkish restaurant, Singapore

Fat Prince Kafe & Kebabs

There are not many Middle Eastern restaurants in Singapore. So naturally when a new one opened in Tanjong Pagar, we decided to check out this new Turkish restaurant Singapore –  Fat Prince Kafe & Kebab. It is situated in a shophouse on Peck Seah Street, a small lane behind the Red Dot Design Museum on Maxwell Road.

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Middle Eastern cuisine at Levant restaurant, Greenwood Ave

Levant Middle Eastern Cuisine15(Note: We believe the outlet has closed)

Levant Restaurant is located along the stretch of shops at Greenwood Avenue, off Bukit Timah Road. It is an eclectic mix of shops, including a laundry, the smallest Cold Storage supermarket (that we have seen) but is most well-known for its interesting collection of restaurants here. Levant Restaurant serves Middle Eastern cuisine.  Most of the restaurants here serve “Western” cuisine, particularly Italian, so it is refreshing to find a restaurant like Levant when you are looking to try something a bit different.

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