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PasarBella & Friends Go To Town at Marina Bay Sands

Barely over a month after visiting PasarBella in its home ground at The Grand Stand, it makes its way to Marina Bay Waterfront. And I come with. For those who have been bellyaching about its inaccessibility, squirm no more because it’ll be in town till March 30. The selection of traders may not encompass the full list of tenants but the variety does gives you a good graze of the market. The atmosphere was seemingly perfect on a Thursday evening — the crowd wasn’t overwhelming and there were enough seats scattered around the deck. While they thought bringing PasarBella to the CBD would grant some its traders a breath of fresh air, haze was all that was abundant. (Fortunately, the recent days of rain has pushed that aside.) With a live band performing and a good sound system to boot, we grabbed some food and planted ourselves in a quiet corner since the better water-view seats were snapped up. The star players at the event were clearly Omakase Burger, as well as Keith Crackling Roast. …

Pasarbella @ The Grand Stand

Pasarbella doesn’t run parallel to London’s Borough Market or Fremantle in Perth. However, it did ooze mildly of their characteristic vibes. And with air-conditioning, of course.  On the whole, it was like a maze. A maze of temptations with beautiful crockery, jarred jams and minimalistic cakes on display. We found ourselves back at the exact same spot after turning a few corners before the might wave of realisation dawned upon me — that it just wasn’t as big as I thought it’d be. Still, there were tons to discover and it’s definitely a nice weekend escape. Plus if anyone is interested, the exit between the florist and the hot dog stall gives you a panoramic view of the rugby fields. The Cheese Ark – sells cheese and anything to with it. I’m talking cheese boards, crackers, wines and jams. On the same glossy brown paper that your chicken rice to-go comes wrapped with, 5 varieties of cheese sit in cubes for your sampling. If you’re not ready to commit to an entire block of cheese, …