I first met Damian D'Silva in 2008 when he was serving steaks and chops out of a coffeeshop in Bedok! Back then, he was a tough talking, no nonsense, cowboy chef with an persona reminiscent of Marco Pierre White sans the hair. At the time, I had no idea of his mastery of Eurasian and Peranakan cuisine since he was just doing steaks and pasta.
Folklore: Damian D’Silva’s Homage to Singapore Cuisine
Our kakis meets each Wednesday to try out new places and, in short, Folklore is the best meal we have had this year. It is rare to find a restaurant where the kakis are unanimous in their praise and where each and every dish was greeted with mouths filled with food and eyes twinkling with satisfaction.
Quentins Eurasian Restaurant: Singapore’s least understood cuisine!
Oxtail Devil’s Curry $18.80You probably know a few Eurasians right? You know, they are the ones with surnames like Pereira, Gomes, De Silva, Olivero, Xavier etc. You hear many of them on radio, especially if you tune into 938live. The Eurasians control the radio waves of Singapore and many of them are also on TV. […]