Inspired by the craft beer and fresh seafood culture of San Diego, Draft & Craft is a unique restaurant-bar concept that serves authentic Southern Californian comfort food and specializes in craft beer, unique cocktails and artisanal cheeses.
Draft & Craft was conceptualized and founded by a couple that moved here from San Diego, who wanted to bring the freshness and easiness of Baja-influenced So-Cal dining to Singapore. The essence of So-Cal dining is fresh ingredients and is usually accompanied with a craft beer or cocktail in a casual, breezy setting. “Draft” refers to the draft gourmet beers on tap, and “Craft” refers to the craft food, cocktails and artisanal cheeses offered.
Draft & Craft serves up “Baja-style” Mexican food, which is a popular staple in Southern California because of its emphasis on fresh produce and seafood with it being typically lighter on the stomach when compared to traditional Mexican fare. Their food is mostly made from scratch, with a few components carefully sourced and selected by their chef. Highlights of the menu include epicurean versions of grilled cheese sandwiches and tacos such as the Baja Fish which consists of beer-battered and fried fish fillet, pico de gallo, fresh shredded cabbage and homemade white sauce enveloped in a warm and soft flour tortilla. In addition, Draft & Craft hopes to introduce the concept of beer and cheese pairings. The effervescence and varying flavors of different beers serves to complement a wide selection of cheeses as they bring out the subtle notes in one another. The gourmet cheese-tasting platter, as well as individual cheese wedges offered on the menu as supplemental beer pairings, were handpicked by their cheese consultant, who owns several cheese bars in Portland, Oregon.
Driven by his passion in craft beer, their beers are lovingly curated by the owner who is a beer connoisseur and home-brewer himself. Some of the offerings on tap include Stone IPA, Rogue Dead Guy Ale, Prairie Saison, and Anderson Valley Summer Solstice. The bottled beer list is constantly expanding and includes a good selection of IPAs, Trappist ales, stouts, porters and ciders.
For wine lovers, they have a selection of white and red wines carefully selected from a small and vibrant wine supplier. The wines offered are made from carefully tended vines, with minimal intervention in the cellar that is looked after by dedicated wine growers. The results are apparent- balanced, delicious and interesting wines which pair well with food. Cocktail drinkers can also choose from the craft cocktail menu that was specially concocted by the owner. The menu places a strong emphasis on fresh ingredients, such as “A Summer’s Day” which consists of champagne, elderflower liquor, and fresh cucumber honey water made from scratch daily.
Housed in a 1,000 square foot venue on the bustling Circular Road, in the heart of the Central Business District, Draft & Craft boasts an intimate setting with a capacity of 80 beer-loving patrons. Over at Draft & Craft, they hold the belief that the devil is in the details and they spare no effort in creating a great experience for you.
Density brings to you the first-ever frozen custard store in Singapore - for a super-premium ice cream experience.
Sporting an industrial-chic look with grey cement flooring and walls, lowly hung light bulbs and refurbished metal furniture from a vintage store, Density's interior décor draws its inspiration from the industrial look of the Chicago 1933 World's Fair, which introduced frozen custard to the greater public.
Frozen Custard contains only half the amount of sugar of a regular frozen yogurt. Because of its low overrun and high butterfat content, there is less need for sugar. This makes them a healthier dessert choice, as frozen custards are lower in calories and sugar and uses natural ingredients such as milk and egg yolks.
Yogart offers handcrafted frozen yoghurt, inspired to delight you. Fashion your enjoyment with carefully selected toppings & homemade sauces.
They innoculate pasteurised fresh milk with probiotics at 42°C and ferment for a total of 7.5 hours for a balanced tartness with 20% sweetness added after the fermentation process.. You will be able to taste the freshness, creaminess of their "in-house" made yoghurt, with a twang.
Their love for all things natural is reflected in their froyo and the store's decor.
Hailing from South Africa, Nando’s is an award-winning casual dining restaurant chain blazing across the world with its Afro-Portuguese PERi-PERi Flame Grilled Chicken. Few who have tried Nando’s PERi-PERi Flame Grilled Chicken can deny the smoky allure of its juicy flesh, cooked to perfection and enlivened with the fiery heat of the flaming red spice – the African Bird’s Eye Chilli.
Here’s the secret to the Nando’s PERi-PERi chicken that has fans coming back over and over again – they are fresh, never frozen. The chickens are left to luxuriate for 24 hours in a secret marinade, butterfly-cut and flame grilled that shaves off excess fat from the bird while transforming the skin into a burnished crisp.
Osteria Art by Beppe De Vito will be opening in May 2015.
An all-new fine Italian osteria and bar, where they re-discover Italian cookery heritage and flavours to bring you a meal where passion for Italian cuisine is as important as the quality and freshness of ingredients.
Do the ultimate Italian ritual - aperitivo at their stunning bar. Fine wines, cocktails, grappa, and quality bites to go with.
The latest, salubrious addition to the Craig Road stretch is PerBacco — an elegant Italian wine bar and restaurant helmed by chef-owner Marco Violano. In Italian, the word ‘PerBacco’ refers to Bacchus, the god of wine and good times and is also used as an expression of pleasure and surprise. It is, indeed, an apt name for an establishment that prides itself on offering an authentic, top-notch Italian bar and dining experience.
The long, spacious bar overlooks the charming street and offers an al fresco feel thanks to high chairs and tables arranged right by its large windows. Here, amid brick-lined walls and dark wood furnishings, Chef Marco offers an impressive range of whiskeys, rums, unpasteurised beers, Italian wines and other spirits, and a list of six classic cocktails including the Manhattan, Negroni, and Spritz. The cocktails are always made to perfection with premium spirits such as Fords London Dry Gin, High West Rye Whiskey and Bottega Gold Prosecco.
To accompany the drinks is a list of premium Ciccheti (Italian bar bites to share) that Chef Marco imports from Italy and stores in a beautiful cold room that forms part of the restaurant’s décor. There are cold cuts like Parma ham aged between 12, 24 and 36 months; mild and sweet small-batch salamenostrano; pure pork salame from Felino, a small town located in the Baganza valley; unctuous salame Milano; and soppressata, a dry salami native to Tuscany and Liguria. These are cut using a beautiful, traditional Tamagnini ham hand slicer brought in from Parma, Italy.
On the menu are refined classics from the Mediterranean, including Chef Marco’s signature homemade spaghetti chitarre (guitar spaghetti, in reference to the guitar-like tool used to make the noodles) with scampi and clay pot fregola (pasta made from semolina, similar to Israeli couscous) with fresh lobster.
Chef Marco makes it a point to import the finest ingredients from around the world, including beef from Kobe, Japan and lamb from New Zealand, which he cooks to deft perfection in his mixed grill. He also brings in seasonal vegetable, fruit and seafood such as mussels and clams from Italy twice weekly.