Meat alternatives with a bite

More casual eateries here are offering dishes containing plant-based meat alternatives

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The Straits Times pits plant-based meat alternatives, such as Beyond Meat and Omnipork, against the real deal in a blind taste test to see which fares better.
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Plant-based meats are making waves in Singapore as more eateries serve this trendy option that diners cannot seem to get enough of.

These meat alternatives are no longer restricted to just high-end restaurants, but can be found in more casual chains and cafes, which are getting creative with how they are showcased - think katsu curry bento at Ichiban Bento or a mapo tofu rice bowl at Botany cafe (see other story).

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on May 12, 2019, with the headline Meat alternatives with a bite. Subscribe