SINGAPORE – The Singapore Food Festival (SFF), dedicated to highlighting the diversity of the Singaporean culinary scene, will take place from July 12 to 28.
The theme of this year’s festival, now in its 26th edition, is “Savor Singapore in every bite”. Organized by the Singapore Tourism Board (STB), the festival will have 20 event partners offering a myriad of culinary and gastronomic experiences, offering a range of dishes ranging from heritage items to modern cuisine.
Singapore Food Festival
It’s no secret that Singaporeans are united in their love of good food. Nowhere is this more evident than at Singapore’s annual food festival (SFF), which celebrated its 26th anniversary in 2019. Every year, gourmets savor delicious specialties, created by the most talented culinary talents. city-state brilliants in a feast for the senses.
SFF takes the party and festivities to the next level. Visitors to the event can indulge in modern traditional and innovative dishes and deepen their knowledge of the culinary field.
Besides being a feast for the senses, SFF also offers a range of exciting experiences, including various workshops, chef collaborations, and food-themed tours of Singapore’s neighborhoods.
Keep your eyes open (and your stomach primed!) For the next SFF, and get ready to savor Singapore with every bite!
Ms. Ranita Sundramoorthy, 50, director of retail and catering at STB, said in a media preview on Thursday, June 27: “The Singapore Food Festival is a compelling testimony to the richness and diversity of our culinary scene, further cementing our city – the state’s reputation as the culinary capital of the world.
“The festival continues to highlight our dynamic and evolving local culinary scene that has been anchored by our unsung peddler heroes, cooks, and chefs.”
She added that with this year’s solid schedule of events – from private chef dinners to gastronomic tours in our heritage districts, to theatrical culinary experiences – Singaporeans and visitors will be able to taste the diverse flavors of Singapore and discover firsthand the country’s food obsession.
The flagship event of the festival is Streat, a showcase of traditional hawker dishes in Singapore and modern interpretations of local food, which will take place on the evening of July 12 and 13 at Promontory @ Marina Bay.
Offers include the duck rice bento from Jin Ji Teochew Braised Duck & Kway Chap, the zichar-style burgers from Wok In Burger, and the kueh pie chicken rice t-shirt from Salted & Hung.
At Streat, diners can also participate in culinary workshops and masterclasses led by Singapore’s culinary talents, as well as entertaining themselves with popular local music artists such as Charlie Lim and Glen Wee.
Guests can also participate in a Singapore Vegan Food Crawl, which will take place in three iconic districts of Singapore – Geylang Serai (July 13), Chinatown (July 20), or Little India (July 27) – to discover vegan street food in booming city culture.
Mrs. Eiktha Khemlani, 37, founder and owner of the VegThisCity food tours company, which will organize take-away dinners, said: “Guests can try the banana blossom vadai and the tofu buah keluak. Cashew cheese and donuts Participants will see that Singapore’s vegan food is really delicious. “
Ms. Gomes said: “I make kueh out of passion. I love to cook my heritage cuisine because I am proud of my Eurasian heritage and I hope it can be passed on from one generation to the next.”
- RESERVE / SINGAPORE FOOD FESTIVAL
Where: Various locations
- When: July 12-28
- Entrance: certain events are chargeable
- Info: http://www.singaporefoodfestival.com
This year, the bubble tea brand Liho Tea and the Japanese company Glico – which produces the famous Pocky snack – will be part of the festival for the first time.
Liho will develop a unique avocado and coffee drink, Avocado Kopi, which will be available at select Liho outlets, while Glico will produce a new flavor from its popular snack. Don’t miss the limited-edition Pocky x Ya Kun Kaya Toast and Kopi O set, which will be available for sale at the Streat event and at all Ya Kun outlets in Singapore, while supplies last.
SFF was created by STB in 1994 to make Singapore a leading culinary destination by presenting the best of its local specialties.