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Wild Rocket restaurant has new wood accents and an omakase menu after eight-month hiatus

Chef Willin Low's eatery has new wood accents and an omakase menu

Published on Jul 11, 2014 2:07 PM
The omakase menu will allow chef Willin Low to try new recipes, techniques and ingredients. -- ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG

After an eight-month hiatus, modern Singaporean restaurant Wild Rocket reopens on Tuesday at Mount Emily's Hangout Hotel in Upper Wilkie Road.

Despite offers from various landlords last year after he announced plans to relocate, 42-year-old chef-owner Willin Low chose to stay at the hip budget hotel owned by Cathay Organisation, which lowered the rent for the space.

Calling it the "rebirth" of the popular nine-year-old restaurant, the former lawyer is looking to up the ante at his revamped flagship restaurant.

Inspired by Japanese tea rooms, Wild Rocket's new look, which cost almost $500,000, features wood furnishing - interlocking wood pieces hanging from the ceiling, and sleek wooden tables and chairs.

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