Slow Food At Patara Fine Dining


If I had to choose just one cuisine to eat for the rest of my life, it would have to be Thai. The Indians are masters at using spices, the Chinese have no peer in complexity but when it comes to attaining a balance in flavours, Thai cuisine is the way to go. And when the Slow Food Convivium Society (Singapore) decided to have a tasting event at Patara, I jumped at the opportunity.

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Posted on 28th Nov 2007 in Slow Food Singapore, Thai  |  4 comments

SFCSS Luncheon at Patara (Swissotel)

collageAttended the Slow Food Convivium Society (Singapore) lunch on Saturday.

The restaurant is pretty hard to find if you come in by Swissotel. The signs lead you into an infinite loop which you have to break out of by getting out of the hotel itself and asking the shops. It was hidden behind the Leonidas (mmmmm…) cafe.

Pairing wines with food is a fine art and pairing wines with Thai food is one of the most difficult. I usually cheat by using a Rose Champagne. On their own, the Josmeyer wines, while nice and refreshing, are not what you would call memorable.

However, Thai food loves Alsace wines. This lunch exhibited the most exquisite pairing I have ever come across.

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Posted on 29th Aug 2005 in Asian, Slow Food Singapore, Thai  |  Comments off

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