Cheek Bistro is a simpler and safer version of Cheek By Jowl

In terms of ambience, you probably would not notice anything different in Cheek Bistro except that the lighting is a bit brighter.
In terms of ambience, you probably would not notice anything different in Cheek Bistro except that the lighting is a bit brighter.PHOTO: CHEEK BISTRO

SINGAPORE - Cheek By Jowl, a one-Michelin-starred restaurant in Boon Tat Street, was replaced by the more casual Cheek Bistro last month. But, as you would have guessed by the similar names, in essence not that much has changed.

Think of the new bistro as the previous restaurant's diffusion line - to borrow a fashion term - where the dishes may be simpler but the cooking philosophy is the same. Styled as modern Australian, ingredients are similarly matched in ways designed to surprise the palate.

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