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The irrepressible and inspiring Travelling GourmetTM visits Fairmont’s premier Italian Ristorante to taste-test the…
MOST yummie contemporary Italian cuisine prepared by jovial Italian Chef Antonio Facchinetti from northern Italy. Prego is one of Singapore’s oldest restaurants and its survival is a tribute to its excellent food and service. When it first opened as a super trendy Italian Ristorante under the then Manager Ettore Palazzi, a dear friend, it was THE place to see and be seen in between dining well! Now it is much the same and it had a kind of rebirth after a renovation to make it more up to date. The ever helpful Manager, Christian Carminati, now is from Sardegna, the second largest island of Italy. From the legs of ham to the big cheeses and the quaint semi-circular Antipasti Bar, Prego exudes warmth, charm and the Italian concept of “la dolce vita” or the ‘sweet life’.
For la cucina italiano, we always start with Antipasti or starters…The new Antipastis include..
Super Stracciatella! This is a super creamy, soft pulled strands of Mozzarella Cheese with Cream plus red and gold Cherry tomatoes and fresh Basil leaves..drizzled with sweet-sour Balsamico Reduction.
80, Bras Basah Road
Tel: +65 6339 7777
To be continued…
As a renowned Travel, Food & Wine Writer he has travelled the world in a keen & indomitable pursuit of exotic delicacies & fine wines. His articles have been published in over 20 prestigious publications, both local & international. Dr. Lim has toured and trained in Wine Evaluation & Oenology in most of the world's top wine producing areas from France to Australia. The Travelling Gourmet says, "Gastronomy has no frontier. These are the gastronomic voyages of The Travelling Gourmet. My unending mission. To explore strange new cuisines, to seek out new wines and new culinary experiences, to boldly go where no gourmet has gone before...." Have pen, will travel. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopy, recording, or any other information storage & retrieval system, without permission from Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet and/or MSN. Material may be works of fiction. Names, characters, places and incidents may be true but may also be products of the author's imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance whatsoever to actual person or persons, either dead or living, events, or locales may be entirely and purely coincidental and unintentional. No part of this website may be used to villify others or for criminal purposes.
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