Michelin-starred chef opens second restaurant in Singapore: Alvin Leung gives laksa a playful twist

Alvin Leung's (above) menu highlights at 15 Stamford include whole Boston lobster with mangosteen, tomato and spicy Thai dressing (left).
Alvin Leung's (above) menu highlights at 15 Stamford include whole Boston lobster with mangosteen, tomato and spicy Thai dressing.ST PHOTO: KELVIN CHNG
Alvin Leung's (above) menu highlights at 15 Stamford include whole Boston lobster with mangosteen, tomato and spicy Thai dressing (left).
Alvin Leung's menu highlights at 15 Stamford include whole Boston lobster with mangosteen, tomato and spicy Thai dressing (above).ST PHOTO: KELVIN CHNG

Celebrity chef Alvin Leung gives local dishes such as laksa and bak kut teh a playful twist at his new restaurant here

Seven months after opening his first restaurant, Forbidden Duck, in Singapore, London-born celebrity chef Alvin Leung has launched his next concept.

Called 15 Stamford by Alvin Leung, the 162-seat restaurant opened last Wednesday at The Capitol Kempinski Hotel. 15 Stamford Road is the address of the 157-room hotel, which started operations on Oct 1. The hotel is part of the Capitol Singapore development which includes the iconic Capitol Theatre, Capitol Piazza for shopping and dining, and the Arcade stretch of eateries on the ground level.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 24, 2018, with the headline 'Demon chef's tribute to Asian cuisine'. Print Edition | Subscribe