Thursday, December 10, 2015

Sprigs @ Purvis Street

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Chef de Cuisine Shubri, previously from Gunther's, is now at the helm of Sprigs. After a huge revamp, Sprigs is ready to greet diners with a contemporary European dining experience featuring beautifully plated dishes.

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Baby Squid A la Plancha - $22
Mix the pool of squid, bread salad, Lomo Iberico and sunny side up all up and enjoy the smokey and crispy squid and delicious iberico. This makes a very savory appetizer that will definitely whet your appetite

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Roasted Veal Carpaccio - $22
Delicate veal with a delish tuna mayonnaise sauce. A great option if you're looking to start your meal on a high note.

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Black Berkshire Pork Chop - $45
Armed with a captivating citrus touch from the presence of lime butter, here we have 400grams of fine meat covered in sherry glaze. The pork chop was not as well-cooked as I would have liked. The tender and juicy parts were really delicious but some parts were pretty tough.

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New Zealand Rack of Lamb - $38
Carrying a pretty shade of pink, the rack of lamb is accompanied by aubergine caviar and sauteed potatoes. Might just be the highlight for lamb lovers but not so much for me

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Chilean Seabass - $40
I'm not crazy about fish in general but I'll go crazy for this anytime. The fresh seabass was succulent, sweet and clean-tasting. It sits in a mixture of olive oil, lemon juice, chopped tomato and chopped basil which accentuates the sweetness of the fish. There's also Lomo Iberico which adds a savory edge. This dish is not just wonderful in taste, but instagram-worthy too.

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Cheese shaved into florets

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Tete de Moine Cheese - $12
A unique and savory dessert that you simply can't miss! The cheese wasn't overpowering or pungent and had a sweet fragrance. It seems so simple but the pairing of the crusty raisin bread and cheese was quite a smashing combination

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Chocolate Mi-cuit - $12
Lava cakes are a classic. They're always crowd pleasers and all-time favourites. However, this is the first time that I've seen a lava cake paired with pomelo and yuzu! The cake was moist and soft and the molten chocolate was so rich and everything just went so well together. Brilliant!

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Frozen Mandarin Souffle - $12
Fluffy, light and icy at the same time, this was a really interesting dessert that I never expected to like. It was extremely delightful and refreshing and I liked how the taste of mandarin wasn't overwhelming.

While the savory items at Sprigs were decent, the desserts fared better with me. The coffee is not bad and they have a unique selection of tea too. You should most definitely check out Sprigs' value-for-money set lunches which change pretty frequently!

12 Purvis Street
Singapore 188591
Monday - Saturday : 12pm - 230pm, 6pm - 10pm


Love, K

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