As the saying goes, food always connects people. Tonight I organized a get-together with my ex-colleagues who have turned friends over the years. We always try to meet up every 2-3months amidst our busy schedule.
This chic Italian restaurant is strategically located in the city which is one of the reasons why I chose it. It’s convenient for commuters who are taking public transport. There are 3 others branches where you can visit. UE Square ( Flagship store), Star Vista, and Clark Quay. For those who drive can park the car nearby the restaurant, so it’s quite convenient for drivers too. The outlet at Suntec is not too spacious. It might be better to visit their other outlets if you have a bigger group of 10. Otherwise, you can opt to sit outside too. The weather these days are crazily hot for us to be seated outside. So naturally, we opt for the inside seating. Prior to the night, I placed the reservation via chop reservation. Maybe it was a Monday evening, it was quiet with just a few tables filled. We basically had the whole place to ourselves! I can’t guarantee for a weekend night.
At first, when we step in the restaurant, my thought was, how are we supposed to take good pictures in such a dim environment? Oh yes, taking photos are absolutely important for gals gathering! Fortunately, we took a few shots to test out, it came out quite acceptable. We were arranged to be seats in a corner where we could see the grilling works from a small window. That also means its hotter, I could feel the heat from that sizzling steak cooking at the kitchen. Throughout the entire dinner, we felt so hot and I had to ask the staff to adjust the aircon which helped a little. After a few sips of wine, I experienced the skin flushed and was sweating already.
We couldn’t complain more when it comes to food. There are so many choices to order, after the 10 min struggles, we managed to decide on the popular 45 Days Home Dry Aged Corn Fed Traditional Fiorentina Steak and Paradise Valley Free Range Canadian Pork Chop from the charcoal-grilled category. As for the carbs, we opted for the Homemade Fettuccine with Prawns and Scallops in Creamy Truffle Sauce. Sister Jane had a craving for garlic fries so we also ordered the Rosemary Garlic Fries. The Puglia Burrata with Organic Italian Tomato – Rocket Lettuce salad was a good addition to the meat, it’s not just a plain salad, but a plate for those who also love a burst of flavor of balsamic vinegar!
This salad was a perfect summer salad of lettuce, cherry tomatoes, olive, and cheese topped with fresh prawns. Look at the beautiful colors! Like what Selina described, its glorious food.
Nicely charcoal grilled pork, however, this is my least favorite as I generally do not like pork and it’s really not easy to cook a tasty juicy one. It tasted a little dry and overcooked it seems.
This had to be my 2nd favorite dish, creamy and incredibly flavourful delicious pasta is absolutely a must-have in every Italian meal. This Fettuccine is made al dente, firm to the bite yet springy. ( just imagine the pasta dancing back and forth between the teeth). My gals and I love this dish to the max. I’m usually not a mushroom lover yet the fresh truffle taste is one of the contributors to the dish. I found myself digging to the plate unconsciously while chatting with the gals.
This 800g slab of beef was grilled nicely on the scorching grill just next to me. The gals gasped with a loud wow upon serving to our table. the steak was carefully sliced to sit nicely in our mouth, no slicing is needed. the juice of the steak splatter entire of the mouth and could immediately taste the robust aroma of the beef. I don’t know how that they did that but I enjoyed the tenderness of the beef thoroughly with a glass of house pour. This indulgence cost $19 per 100g, the minimum order is 800g. Ouch! expensive huh.
See! the kitchen is just next to us. It’s hot! advise you to choose other seats if you cant stand heat.
The staffs were generally very friendly and accommodating to our multiple requests of picture taking and promptly adjust the aircon when we feedback to them that we were so warm.
Overall verdict: I will recommend visiting District 10, the damage is around $350 for 4 pax. Probably try out their other outlets as well next time.
Location: 5/5, Comfort level: 3/5, Food: 4/5 Value for money: 3.5/5
The night was filled with laughter, encouraging and positive words. Sisterhood is very important and sisters are made for life. It is hard to find folks who are like-minded and who are always supportive of what you are doing, respecting each other and loving each other.
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District 10 @ Suntec City Tower 2
Address: 3 Temasek Boulevard Suntec City Mall (beside Tower 2 Office Lobby) #01-514/515 Singapore 038983
Mon – Thu: 11.30am to 12.00am (Food Last order: 10.00pm, Drinks Last order 11.30pm)
Fri & Eve of Public Holiday: 11.30am to 1.00am (Food Last order: 10.30pm, Drinks Last order 12.30am)
Sat: 10.00am to 12.00am (Food Last order: 10.00pm, Drinks Last order 11.30pm)
Sun & Public Holidays: 10.00am to 11.00pm (Food Last order: 10.00pm, Drinks Last order 10.30pm)