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Spanish tapas and sake at Gourmet Japan

Apart from food and drinks, this year's event includes a guest chef promotion and a fair with items from Oita and Okinawa

Published on Apr 26, 2014 7:00 PM

Gourmet Japan, an annual epicurean festival dedicated to Japanese cuisine, ingredients and chefs, is back with more events and offerings this year.

Now into its third instalment, the month-long festival runs from Tuesday to May 31.

Firsts for this year include a week-long guest chef promotion at Si Chuan Dou Hua, a Chinese restaurant at UOB Plaza, as well as a week-long fair at Liang Court featuring items and ingredients from Oita and Okinawa in Japan. Admission to the fair is free.

This year, diners can look forward to 14 dining events, up from 12 last year. These include sake, Japanese whisky, cocktail and wine dinners paired with food ranging from tempura and kaiseki cuisine to Spanish tapas and French cuisine. About 14 restaurants and at least 20 chefs will be taking part.

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