THE KITCHEN BY WOLFGANG PUCK
Located in the departure lounge of Changi Airport's Terminal 3, The Kitchen by Wolfgang Puck might be one restaurant that is harder to get to.
However, travellers can still check out this casual dining restaurant, the first in Asia by the Austrian celebrity chef, before they jet off. There are outlets in Dubai, Canada and the United States.
To suit an international palate, this outlet has a wide repertoire of global dishes. They range from Wolfgang Puck's signature dish, Chinois Chicken Salad ($20), which is served with napa cabbage, wontons, cashews and a ginger-sesame vinaigrette; to Asian dishes such as the Korean Beef Shortribs, which is served with spicy kimchi ($17).
Dishes that are exclusive to the Singapore restaurant include the Asian BBQ Chicken ($23) and the Grilled Australian Ribeye ($45) with Kalbi glaze.
Where: Departure transit lounge, Level 2 Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 3, 65 Airport Boulevard
Open: 6 to 1am daily
TENGAWA HOKKAIDO WHITE CURRY
Japanese curry restaurants might be a dime a dozen here, but Tengawa Hokkaido White Curry aims to stand out from the pack.
While most diners may know of Japanese curry as a thick brown sauce that is ladled over rice, the highlight at this 36-seat restaurant is its white curry, which is prepared with fresh Hokkaido milk.
The curry is available with three set meals: Iberico pork patty ($15.80), chicken katsu ($15.80) and ebi fry ($16.80). All dishes are served with rice, miso soup, truffle oil chawanmushi and picked vegetables.
Where: 02-16 Millenia Walk, 9 Raffles Boulevard
Open: 11.30am to 10pm daily
Info: Call 6265-1314
TEPPANYAKI HAMBURG NIHONBASHI KEISUKE BETTEI
With eleven restaurants already open here, the Keisuke brand is one that is familiar to many diners.
Fans of its Japanese cuisine now have one more eatery to check out: the Teppanyaki Hamburg Nihonbashi Keisuke Bettei restaurant, which opens tomorrow.
The 66-seat restaurant serves hamburg (pronounced hahn-ba-gu) steaks, which are ground beef patties seared on a teppanyaki grill, and has just two main dishes: the Keisuke Prime Beef Hamburg set (from $18.80) and the Triple Cheese Prime Beef Hamburg set (from $20.80).
The Keisuke Prime Beef Hamburg set comes with a 150g beef patty and includes fried shrimp, fried beancurd and tofu with bonito flakes. The Triple Cheese Prime Beef Hamburg set has a 180g beef patty that is stuffed with cheddar, mozzarella and parmesan cheese.
Where: 72 Peck Seah Street
Open: 11.30am to 2.30pm, 5.30 to 10pm, daily
Info: Call 6908-4348 (restaurant does not take reservations) or go to www.keisuke.sg
Correction note: In our earlier story, we said there are nine restaurants already open here under the Keisuke brand. It should be eleven.