Michelin Guide Singapore launches new travel-themed gastrobar pop-up series
Four bars and four Michelin-recommended restaurants will bring diners on a journey to Italy, Latin America, Scandinavia, Japan and Southeast Asia, through the palate.
Four bars and four Michelin-recommended restaurants have been selected to take diners on a journey to Italy, Latin America, Japan and more, while highlighting local ingredients in innovative ways.
Each pop-up will be held over two days, where collaborators will present five handcrafted cocktails paired with bites or snacks. At least one of the cocktails will be locally-inspired.
A total of four pop-up events will be held, taking place at the premises of the partnering bar. Check out the full schedule below.
ITALY: BUONA TERRA X TESS BAR & KITCHEN
The first pop-up of the series, to be held on Mar 2 and Mar 3, sees Michelin-starred restaurant Buona Terra partnering with Tess Bar & Kitchen. Guests will be invited to re-explore classic Italian dishes with a local twist by chef Denis Lucchi, coupled with Italian spirit or liquor based cocktails from head bartender Christyne Lee. The menu is priced at S$140++.
LATIN AMERICA: OLA COCINA DEL MAR X JUNIOR THE POCKET BAR
On Mar 9 and Mar 10, Peruvian-born chef Daniel Chavez and Mexico’s Tamara Chavez of Ola Cocina Del Mar are coming together with Joe Alessandroni of Junior The Pocket Bar. The team will take diners on a journey across Latin America, with street food and spirits of the continent. The menu is priced at S$130++.
SCANDINAVIA & JAPAN: ZEN X NO SPEEP CLUB
On Mar 16 and Mar 17, chef Tristin Farmer of Zen will explore the idea of infusing Japanese elements into functional and minimal Scandinavian aesthetics and cooking techniques. Meanwhile, the co-founders of No Sleep Club, Jessica Hutch and Juan Yi Jun, will put together their flavour forward cocktails with modern techniques to curate a complementary course of drinks. The menu is priced at S$180++.
SOUTHEAST ASIA: LABYRINTH X NATIVE
Closer to home, chef LG Han of Labyrinth will partner Vijay Mudaliar, founder of Native Bar, for a pop-up on Mar 23 and Mar 24 that will creatively showcase Singaporean and Southeast Asian flavours in a new light. Guests are invited on a journey across Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and more. The menu is priced at S$140++.