I’m gonna revive this blog with a short (though long literally), mostly pictorial post on Anti:dote, one of the coolest spots to eat, drink and be seen.
The menu of “bar bites” is divided into four sections: Pickings, Small Plates, Sweets and Petit. About 20 items in total and I only missed out on three. Yes, that’s right – you are looking at 85.7% of the menu here! I imagine some dishes can be pretty controversial (langoustine and tom yum, veal and truffle bao, really?) but honestly, we really like most of head chef Carlos’ creations (ladies, he’s talented and very cute!!) haha.
Favourites include the addictively salty anchovy sticks, DIY roasted bell peppers with pistachio cream, carb-less parmesan pizza (every table orders this for a good reason) and molecular-ish clam sphere (think clam chowder in one pop). Oh ya, technically Anti:dote is a cocktail bar so don’t leave without trying the fancy alcoholic concoctions! Charming head craftsman Tom is super knowledgeable and obviously knows his stuff. Get him to whip up something adventurous off the menu – I’m sure he won’t say no 🙂
Final thought: this place easily has both style and substance. Go!
Treat of Kings ($23++)
pineapple juice, pisco, tarragon, mint
The Blood of Dillinger ($23++)
signature cocktail containing beetroot juice and a blend of fresh herbs
crisp anchovy sticks, garlic aioli ($8++)
potato chips, warm white truffle puree ($12++)
bbq roasted bell peppers, pistachio cream, thyme crostini ($8++)
crisp parmesan pizza, olive oil caviar, tomatoes, basil ($12++)
shigoku oysters, cucumber, wasabi cream, passion fruit jelly ($18++)
yellow fin tuna skewers, green apples, kaffir lime, jalapeno ponzu, kaluga caviar ($18++)
clam sphere, crispy bacon, samphire, parsley oil ($14++)
slow cooked egg, chorizo broth, potato, parmesan espuma ($14++)
caramelised foie gras, vinegar glazed leeks, crisp puff pastry ($18++)
braised veal cheek, caramelised shallots, perigord black truffle bao ($20++)
braised short rib, crispy beef salad, sweet and sour dressing ($18++)
langoustine tartar, peanut tofu, chilled tom yum broth ($16++)
scrambled eggs, sea urchin, asparagus, kaluga caviar ($24++)
baked chocolate mousse, hazelnut praline, pear sorbet, capovilla eau de vie ($12++)
passion fruit marshmallow ($4++)
karukera chocolate, eldorado rum truffle ($4++)
coconut tequila, raspberry pate de fruit ($4++)
apple, calvados ($4++)
Many thanks to Callista and Ruth for hosting dinner!
Level 1, Fairmont Singapore
80 Bras Basah Road