This year’s St Jerome’s Laneway Festival on Saturday, January 21 doesn’t just promise a great line-up of local and international indie acts.
While the music is definitely the highlight of the show, another big draw is the food. And it’s nothing you’d typically expect of festival grub. Instead, Laneway’s Singapore edition has brought together some of the coolest names in the F&B scene – and managed to keep prices (ranging from $8 to $15) affordable at the same time. We highlight five vendors you can’t miss out on:
#1: Full Of Luck Club
Its food offerings may sound like traditional Cantonese fare, but its presentation – and ingredients – aren’t. Specialising in hipster versions of the braised pork bun, the restaurant’s ingenious fillings comprise both savoury (duck confit) and sweet (ice cream). At Laneway, they’ll be serving these popular items alongside other light bites.
#2: Ninja Bowl
Grain bowls have been all the rage in the foodie scene here of late. Ninja Bowl’s versions are Japanese-inspired – there’s an aburi cha shu bowl, and an unagi one – and come topped with a healthy variety of vegetables.
#3: Sidecar Sausages
The good ol’ hot dog on a bun is a dish universally loved and an undeniable staple at almost every music festival. Sidecar Sausages, however, takes things up a notch by using gourmet sausages handcrafted in Singapore, which reportedly contain no preservatives, additives or artificial colouring.
#4: Project Acai
It’s the superfood that everyone has been obsessed with. Not sure what the hype is all about? Acai berries are reportedly chock full of anti-oxidants and vitamin C, and local cafe Project Acai will be dishing out these wholesome bowls and smoothies made of the fruit on the festival grounds.
If the weather recently is anything to go by, we can expect hot and sunny weather come January 21. One easy way to cool down (literally): By getting organic sorbet popsicles courtesy of local dessert company Popaganda.
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