25 Aug '13, 8am

[DINING] The Black Swan by the Lo & Behold folks has a pitch perfect period feel and yet isn't too stuffy:

[DINING] The Black Swan by the Lo & Behold folks has a pitch perfect period feel and yet isn't too stuffy:

The buzz: The good folk at Lo & Behold (Loof, The White Rabbit, Tanjong Beach Club) just launched this 1930s-style joint in heritage building The Quadrant at the heart of the CBD. They aim to make the restaurant a destination dining spot: rare and special (like the places described in Nassim Taleb’s well-known namesake book). The vibe: Striking art deco outfittings with bold geometric shapes—including some cool frosted spherical lights—and a stunning U-shaped bar made of granite, all contribute to the pitch perfect period feel. The food: American classics with a contemporary twist, dreamt up by consulting chef Sebastian Ng (Restaurant Ember). Start with beef tartare ($26)—featuring diced nashi pear—or baked bone marrow with chilli and konbu ($18). Then, move on to mains like sous vide duck confit ($34). There’s also a set lunch (Mon-Fri 11:30am-3pm) priced from $28 for two...

Full article: http://is.asia-city.com/restaurants/singapore-restaurant-...

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