Resorts World Sentosa’s Inaugural RWS Street Eats from 12 – 20 August 2017

RWS Street Eats Showdown

Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) held its first ever RWS Street Eats Showdown today at Malaysian Food Street featuring two accomplished RWS chefs against authentic Thai & Vietnamese chefs. Are you excited? We sure are! 

Our Parenting World (OPW) team is one of the judges for this inaugural showdown event and as foodies, we are looking forward to try out the street food and support the chefs. Who will win?

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The event is hosted by Pornsak Sukhumvit aka Chua En Lai who spiced up the showdown with his humour. The 1st round is between Chef Lorenz Hoja from RWS’s L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon (Two Michelin Stars) and Thai Chef Aom Pongmorn from Bangkok’s revered ‘King of Phad Thai’ restaurant Baan Phadtha in cooking the best Phad Thai.

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The 2 chefs have 10 minutes to whip up the dishes. 

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This dish on the left is from Chef Lorenz Hoja and the right is prepared by Thai Chef Aom Pongmorn.

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The winner is Chef Lorenz Hoja!

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The 2nd round which is the final round is between Chef Benjamin Halat from CURATE and Chef Steven Long of Hanoi’s Sen Tay Ho on coming up with the best Vietnamese Grilled Pork with Rice Noodles.

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This delightful and unique version is prepared by Chef Benjamin Halat.

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This dish is beautifully presented in a boat prepared by Chef Steven Long. Both dishes are visually appealing and delicious, it is so hard to decide, who will win?

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The winner is Chef Steven Long!

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Congratulations to all the Chefs! We thoroughly enjoyed your fabulous dishes! 

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It is nice meeting Chua En Lai! We enjoyed watching you on The Noose! :)

Come down to RWS and enjoy your favourite Southeast Asian Street food all under one roof at RWS Street Eats. Look forward to indulge in 20 Popular Street Food from 5 Southeast Asian Countries for a limited period!

Hurry, don’t miss it! 

RWS Street Eats

Date: 12 – 20 August 2017 (note: on 18 August 2017, event ends earlier at 5pm due to a private event)


Weekdays 11am – 9pm (Mon – Thu)

Weekends 11am – 10pm (Fri – Sun)

Venue: Malaysian Food Street, RWS Waterfront, Level 1

Price: Admission is free, and dishes are priced from S$4 onwards To find out more, please go to


RWS Street Eats

Resorts World Sentosa’s Inaugural RWS Street Eats from 12 – 20 August 2017 – First published on 5 August 2017

The inaugural RWS Street Eats will celebrate the rich heritage of Southeast Asia’s street food culture over a  9 day event featuring 20 original street food stalls specially curated from Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand and Singapore, five Southeast Asian countries all in one location at Malaysian Food Street. 

Crowd favourites include Nona Manis, Nhā Hāng Viet, Baan Phad Thai as well as Chatuchak’s very own Foon Ta Lop, which was named “One of the World’s Best Street Food” by NBCNEWS Destination Travel, You will also find signature stalls such as the famous Jalan Alor Star KL Hokkien Mee, Heun Kee Claypot Chicken Rice and Penang Lim Brothers’ Char Koay Teow from Resorts World Sentosa’s very own Malaysian Food Street. Come sample their delicious specialties from only S$4 onwards.

Kick back and relax at the Beer Garden, with live music performances and open mic sessions on weekend evenings. Not to be missed are the pop-up booths along the Waterfront Promenade as more food and retail therapy await. Durian lovers, be sure to drop by the Tropical Zone to whet your cravings!

RWS Street Eats Chef Showdown

All the above images credit to Resorts World Sentosa

Two accomplished RWS chefs have thrown down the gauntlet and challenged two renowned experts in cooking a better version of their famous national dishes at the ultimate RWS Street Eats Showdown on Saturday, 12 August. 

Our Parenting World is honoured to be the judge in the first-ever epic battle between RWS fine-dining Western chefs and some of the best cooks from Southeast Asia!

Who will win? Please stay tuned to our update. 

Kicking off the first day of the inaugural RWS Street Eats, Chef Lorenz Hoja from L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon (Two Michelin Stars) will challenge Thai Chef Aom Pongmorn in cooking the best Phad Thai while Chef Benjamin Halat from CURATE will challenge Vietnamese Chef Steven Long to whip up the most amazing Vietnamese Grilled Pork with Rice Noodles!

These challenges will be hosted and moderated by honorary “peace-keeper” Pornsak Sukhumvit (entertainer and celebrity Chua Enlai in his Thai character from TV comedy, The Noose).

Watch what the four chefs have to say at :

Members of the public are invited to pre-register at to stand a chance to taste their food and join as a judge at the event! 

Event: RWS Street Eats Showdown 

Date: 12 August 2017, Saturday

Time: 10.00am to 12.00pm 

Venue: Malaysian Food Street at Resorts World Sentosa

Enjoy your favourite Southeast Asian Street food under one roof at RWS Street Eats! 

RWS Street Eats

Date: 12 – 20 August 2017 (note: on 18 August 2017, event ends earlier at 5pm due to a private event)


Weekdays 11am – 9pm (Mon – Thu)

Weekends 11am – 10pm (Fri – Sun)

Venue: Malaysian Food Street, RWS Waterfront, Level 1

Price: Admission is free, and dishes are priced from S$4 onwards – but enjoy more in return when you purchase an Early Bird Bundle below. 

Early Bird Bundle (ends 11 Aug 2017). Includes:

8 x Event Food Vouchers (worth S$4 each)
1 x Complimentary can of Coca-Cola (option to top up S$4 for a Tiger Beer)
Gift Vouchers from OSIM, SodaStream and Naiise worth more than S$40 

*Promotion period: Now to 11 August 2017.

Bundle price:

S$30  Regular  

S$28  RWS Invites  and  members enjoy 3% rebate

S$24  HSBC credit card

Civic District Outdoor Festival 2017 and Yayoi Kusama Exhibition at National Gallery Singapore

Civic District Outdoor Festival 2017 National Gallery Singapore

The first ever Civic District Outdoor Festival 2017 was held on 4-5 and 11-12 August 2017 from 5pm – 11pm at National Gallery Singapore. We visited the National Gallery last night and even though it was drizzling, it did not dampen our spirits of going for the outdoor festival. 

This is the first-ever Civic District Outdoor Festival and last weekend, the festival was attended by thousands of people and this weekend is the second and final one where you can look forward to a variety of activities including: 

· Massive multimedia projection trail across the facades of four institutions;

· Larger-than-life (and very Instagrammable) art installations;

· Gastronomic food street and art market;

· Picnic at the Padang

· Live performances; and many more!

Civic District Outdoor Festival 2017

When we walked into Padang, we were greeted by these huge and adorable, lighted, inflatable white rabbits by Australian artist, Amanda Parer. 

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Gather your family members and good friends to enjoy a picnic at Padang.

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At the front of the National Gallery Singapore and you can catch a stunning display of multimedia light show featuring the story of “Hemera’s Dream” which will be showcased at 8pm, 8.40pm, 9.20pm, 10pm and 10.40pm, 5 times per night. 

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Move over to Hemera where you can feast on a wide variety of street foods along St. Andrew’s Road. Indulge in epicurean delights from &Sons, Coco Loco, Courtyard Cafe, Kerbsite Gourmet, Ninja Cut, Coffee Bandits and many more! 

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You can find yummy and unique streets food here!

For more details and information, please go to

National Gallery Singapore

Next we moved on to the National Gallery to visit the Yayoi Kusama Exhibition. You will see dots everywhere at the gallery and along the passage way to City Hall MRT station because of Yayoi Kusama, she is one of the world’s most influential artists famous for her iconic dots. Besides the dots, she is also well-known for showcasing her artworks in nets, pumpkins and infinity rooms. Her artworks are well-received and very popular with many around the world. 

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Be mesmerized with the Infinity Mirrored Room – Gleaming Lights of the Souls. Kusama uses the repetitive approach of her net and dot paintings into an immersive sensory experience at the visually stunning mirrored room. 

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This is the first room that she has created in 1963 and enter into this beautiful room full of multi-coloured dots and with huge sculptures of tulips. 

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Narcissus Garden where the whole room is filled with stainless steel balls creatively displayed in various patterns.

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Life is the Heart of a Rainbow 

Yayoi Kusama’s paintings are filled with biomorphic shapes and decorative elements in a riot of bright colours and many of these artworks have never been shown before. This exhibition spans 4 galleries (A, B, C, H) and takes about 2 hours to complete the whole exhibition. Don’t miss this opportunity to admire and view the spectacular displays of one of the world’s most well-known artists!

YAYOI KUSAMA: Life is the Heart of a Rainbow

Exhibition Duration from 9 June –3 September 2017 

Location: City Hall Wing, Level 3, Singtel Special Exhibition Gallery

For more details and to find out more, please visit

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