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If you’re looking for something to bring your foodie friends to, bookmark GastroBeats, a food festival set to take place from 3 to 26 June 2022 at the Bayfront Event Space.
There will be two main sections to check out: Local Streets and Culinary Masters. The former will showcase over 20 food vendors, including traditional hawker dishes, alongside modernised concepts and home-based businesses. There’ll also be retail kiosks if you’re in the mood to shop, and you can explore the exciting pop-ups and games on the festival grounds.
The second portion of the festival will see exclusive collaboration menus by notable chefs including Sarah Todd, a former contestant of MasterChef Australia, and Genevieve Lee, Runner-up of MasterChef Singapore Season 1. Entry and tasting menus are priced from $70 per person.
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Popular kueh shop Kueh Ho Jiak is one of the vendors you can expect to see at the festival. The family business is known for their wide range of handmade kueh, from seasonal specials such as Lotus Biscoff Ang Ku Kueh, to more classic options of Pandan Kueh Salat and Sweet Potato Ondeh Ondeh.
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Heritage youtiao brand You Tiao Man will also be at the food festival, so you can get your fix of halal-certified fresh and frozen youtiao. Some of their most popular flavours are the Sotong, Otah Charcoal, and Wholegrain.
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Cool down from the heat with a well-deserved dessert, without the guilt. Singapore’s biggest açaí chain, An Açaí Affair, will make an appearance GastroBeats, dishing out bowl after bowl of refreshing açaí treats.
Other noteworthy mentions are Ah Lim Nasi Lemak, Haig Road Putu Piring, and Praffles, which offers unique prata-waffles in flavours including Truffle Cheese, Rainbow, and Assam Pedas.
On top of all that, kids and those who are young at heart can look forward to a massive food-themed playground by Jumptopia. There will be eight different inflatables, including Bell’s Patisserie, which features life-sized doughnuts and croissants, and Honey’s Boba Tea Place, a bubble tea-inspired concept.
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Don’t miss out on the live performances too. Look out for Keyana and Koflow, who will be gracing the stage on 3 June at 8pm and 9pm respectively. There will also be other noteworthy local acts roving the festival grounds from 5pm to 7pm on selected days.
GastroBeats will take place from 4pm to 10:30pm, from 3 June to 26 June 2022. Tickets are priced from $9 per person. For more festival details, visit GastroBeats’ website.
For more food news in Singapore, read all about Shake Shack’s new Sambal Burger, which will only be in stores from 1 June to 15 August 2022. Alternatively, check out these 27 Punggol food places for Korean burgers, salted egg-infused bites and more!
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