Bite into the best steaks

The Daging Panggang Sambal Hijau at Violet Oon Satay Bar and Grill.
The Daging Panggang Sambal Hijau at Violet Oon Satay Bar and Grill.PHOTO: VIOLET OON SATAY BAR & GRILL

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Want to know the picks of ST’s food critic Wong Ah Yoke for the best steaks in town? Aside from Wolfgang’s Steakhouse at the new Intercontinental Singapore hotel at Robertson Quay, which he reviewed last week, ST Food has put together another eight places where you can head to for a juicy hunk of meat.

Here’s a sneak peek: Mr Wong’s picks include steaks at celebrity chef restaurant Cut by Wolfgang Puck at Marina Bay Sands and the Daging Panggang Sambal Hijau at Violet Oon Satay Bar and Grill at Clarke Quay.

Go to ST Food for the full list.

Best steaks in Singapore:


Watch a Reuters video about Swedish meatballs made with fruit fly larvae powder.

The larvae are a sustainable protein alternative and potential substitute for meat, poultry and fish.

FlyingSpark, the Israeli food technology start-up behind the new protein powder, hopes it will fly with consumers.

Insect larvae, a protein alternative:


There are recipes for two vegetarian dishes from The Washington Post that you can use for upcoming festive celebrations.

Make a savoury sesame butternut squash pie as a side dish to accompany a meal. It can feed a crowd, be made a day in advance and is served at room temperature. Instead of a pie crust, this recipe uses crushed store-bought gingersnap cookies.

Butternut squash pie:

Eat clean with this recipe for protein- rich quinoa patties. They are flavoured with sun-dried tomatoes, scallions and lemon zest and juice. Parmesan and chopped spinach give the patties extra heft.

Quinoa patties:

ST Food features stories from ST, its sister publications as well as regional and international publications. There are also videos and recipes.

Keep abreast of what ST’s food writers and other gourmands have been eating through ST Food’s social media section.

Use the handy search tool located at the top of the page to navigate the site for ideas on where to eat and what to cook.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on November 05, 2017, with the headline 'Bite into the best steaks'. Subscribe