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30 Dickson Road
Singapore 209512

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Tomato And Chorizo Soup

I should have taken a before photo as this was beautifully presented but it was too good so I ate it. Amazing place will come again

Smoked Duck Squid Ink Pasta ($20)

The smoked duck squid ink pasta was really good! Mixing up that poached egggg~~~~ It just make you slurping for more. Pasta was cooked well and squid ink was really thick and sticky. (P.S. not a good dish for your first date 🙄)

Sweet potato fries ($15) - loaded with stew pork, jalapenos and feta cheese!! The fries are baked with alot of cheese melted on it so they are not as crispy but it taste pretty awesome still!

Porcini mushroom rice ($18) - Italian rice cooked with yellow boletes, oyster mushrooms, black fungus and porcini with shaved parmigano. Thought the rice would be as soft as risotto; but it wasnt... BUT, the whole makeup with the ingredients mentioned gave it a very fragrant and additive taste!

Btw, Everything is nett, no GST no service charge!Sadly, the boss would be leaving soon and the main dishes will no longer be served.. so do check it out before oct ends!

Ocean Crab Pasta SGD 18 Nett from @rootskitchenbar 🦀 This place is really worth a try!

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The crab pasta arrived looking simple and unpretentious without any strong colours or fancy plating, just a good portion of Capellini topped generously with crabmeat chunks and garnished with a single slice of turnip. But, it was very delicious.
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Like its presentation, the flavors in this dish were less intense and more subtle. The sauce base used in this pasta is a delicate lobster bisque that managed to exude a light umami flavor with a hint of tomato without being salty. The crabmeat chunks were fresh and tasted like they were cooked in a good soup stock rather than just being steamed. I will be back again!
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Roots Kitchen Bar
30 Dickson Road
Daily (except Tue) 11am to 11pm
+65 6291 5679
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Seasonal Roots Rice

Hearty parmigiano risotto with seasonal baby root vegetables at this slightly far out joint in Little India. Hearty and earthy, but everything just felt a tinge too stodgy on the palate.

Nagano Pork Rack

With a touch of fusion. Braised cabbage, mustard seed and grape compote, a little light and sweet with the pork done perfectly, not too tough yet firm, with a little crisp added to the edges. It's a truly hidden gem!

Porcini Mushroom Risotto

I loved every single dish here, it was all bursting with flavour and richness. I can't rave enough about their porcini mushroom risotto, I could eat on and on and on. It's seriously that good. My other friend ordered the Loaded Sweet Potato Fries, which was apparently really addictive and good. The server was also super friendly and nice, even though I was wearing school uniform. Students usually get quite bad service in some places, so it was really pleasant to have had such a pleasant experience here!

Banana Baileys

Wished they were more generous with the toppings, but still this was really delicious. The melting cold ice cream on top of the moist, dense banana bread. I absolutely love the banana bread, which was dense and soft in the centre with even a slightly eggy taste and a more crisp (but only in some areas) exterior.

Porcini Mushroom Risotto

This dish hit all the right notes - crunchy pine nuts, chewy short rice grains, creamy risotto and cheesy toppings. The best part was still the mushrooms though - my friends and I kept digging back for the generous amounts of mushrooms and gobbling them up. Service was quite good as well!

Truffle & Egg Mousseline

I am absolutely blown away at how smooth and truffle infused this egg mousse is 😱 (point of note: it is topped with caviar and filled with mushrooms inside) The egg was just the right amount of egg, and the perfect balance of truffle flavour and savoury.

Highly Recommend

First of all, service is excellento. I don't thinkbive ever had a better service experience. Perhaps it's because the owners were serving us themselves. But it was top notch. The ambience is amazing too. Very Cosy and not too noisy. Very comfortable dining experience without being pretentious. One of the owners is/was an ID so he did the deco. We had the cod, it was delicious, but the first cod was slightly undercooked for our preference, and they gave us a brand new one when we simply asked them to cook it a bit longer. Highly recommend!! Whether for dates or family or friendly gathering

Birthday Dinner

Pretty bad experience, i had my birthday dinner over here. We have ordered egg truffle & mousseline, crab meat angel hair and nagono pork rack. The egg truffle were making me & my bf vomit, perhaps it simply does not suit our taste; we keep our faith on main course. Then we try on crab meat angel hair, I would say it was the most "okay" one in our meal, but yet, it taste so normal, not really impressive. Lastly, our Nagono pork rack, we were so disappointed with this, the pork wasn't well marinated and the meat was so hard and difficult to chew, felt so disappointed. Our total bill : 64 dollar. And so.... My birthday dinner doesn't ended in a good way. It's really important for a sincere review for their improvement or for others have a better idea on choosing the right dinner place. Thats all for today! Hope they will have more improvement soon!

Unique Food

This place certainly lives up to the hype. Hard to get to and parking is a pain (unless you're lucky enough to get a lot within the premise) but certainly worth a visit. Their menu is small but each dish is very well done! This pork rack was well marinated and goes really well with the interesting side dishes of braised cabbage and grape compote. Decent prices with no service charge or GST, made even more worthwhile with the entertainer app.

[GIVEAWAY for truffle lovers] TGIF calls for a sweet treat with 2 X $20 vouchers if you can share what are some of the interesting food with truffle that you would like to see on @anymapsg!

Had the chance to do a short interview and published my first map with a list of dishes with truffle in Singapore!
Featuring the Egg & Truffle Mousseline ($4) - served atop egg tray and the creamy and fluffy egg white melt in your mouth with a robust truffle aroma. The lip-smacking dish was further topped with decadent black caviar, resulting in a savoury finishing.
Check out the link in my profile and the giveaway will end on 2359, 20 Mar 16! WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?

Too Good Crab Meat Angel Hair

LOOK AT THE AMOUNT OF CRAB MEAT. THIS IS DA BOMB. Not just that, the quality of this is as much as the amount of crab meat too. It may look dry but it was only because the strands of noodles are soaked up with the flavorful sauce. Truly an angel of a dish, or you mean devil because I just can't get enough of this.

Generous Serving Of Egg Benedict

Served on waffles which are super crispy. Would have preferred it if it's a little less crispy but nonetheless still good. The portion was good too. Loved how the hollandaise sauce drenched the whole egg. I made a mess out of this. Not to forget, the parma ham. Every portion of this was generous and I'm missing this!!!

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