The Singapore Food Festival is back! The Singapore Food Festival 2012 edition marks the 19th run of the festival! It’s on from 13-22 July 2012. The theme this year for food festival is “Seafood Tales of Temasek”. Just as the theme says, it’s lots and lots of seafood this year!
I was at the Festival Village at Waterfront Promenade at Marina Bay (this year’s it’s moved to Marina Bay from Read Bridge, Clarke Quay) on Friday, 13th July. There was so many people and I see lots of tourist as well. I just read the there was a record high of 40,000 people who visited the Festival Village on opening day!
This year’s venue is much bigger than previous years, it’s no longer on a ‘bridge’ but located next to Marina Bay Sands, at the Waterfront Promenade. It’s like an 8 minute’s walk out of Marina Bay Sands exit where Carnivore is located.
Walk around and you can see many hawkers all gather under 1 roof, or rather tent! I think there are around 50 stalls!
2nd Kitchen from Balestier Road has very nice food. I have been to their shop at Balestier Road before and liked their food.
He’s there promoting for HY California, which is part of Hide Yamamoto restaurant at Marina Bay Sands.
One of the highlights of Singapore Food Festival is the Singapore Food Festival Platter presented by Seafood Paradise. As I was waiting for my platter, a group of photographers / journalists suddenly rushed towards the stall and the next thing I know, lots of people were beside me. I suddenly realised it’s Mr Teo Ser Luck beside me!
(So I took a photo as well lah….)
The platter also has Stir-fried Live Geoduck with Asparagus in XO Sauce, Crisp-fried Prawns tossed with Salted Egg Yolk, Deep-fried Coral Trout in Nyonya Style and Supreme Seafood Fried Rice. The Fried Rice is really nice!
Tasting it suddenly reminds me of their delicious crab I ate at Seafood Paradise some time ago.
I should visit the restaurant for more of this yummy stuff!
I met Cuisine Paradise and others at the Food Festival and they had an extra portion of these Mussels in Laksa by Neo Garden and passed a box for us to try. Only available at the Festival Village, they are quite tasty and you might not stop eating if you start.
It’s the wife’s favourite. I got this to cool down as it can be quite warm at the Food Village!
The folks at Covelli Italian Bistro and Wine Bar (located at Orchard Central) was bringing things to taste at our next table. Being there at the right time, they also brought some for us to try! It’s their newly developed Squid Ink MERINGUE and Sea Urchin Mango CHEESE MOUSSE.
Interesting mix don’t you think? Wanna try it yourself?
There are so many things to try and you might get carried away buying things. A 20% discount will help your money go a few steps longer!
If you want to read more about other activities during the Singapore Food Festival, visit their website at: http://singaporefoodfestival.com.sg/
Visit the Singapore Food Festival Village and enjoy!