Restaurant review: Affordable omakase done Western-style at Monte Risaia

There are only two menus - priced at $68 for three courses and $98 for four. ST PHOTO: WONG AH YOKE
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SINGAPORE - Omakase restaurants, which have become so fashionable these days, used to refer to small Japanese eateries where the chef decides what to serve each day, depending on what he finds in the market.

But Western restaurants are now doing the same because it makes things easier. The chef focuses on just a few dishes instead of preparing ingredients for a long list of dishes - some of which nobody may order.

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