Singapore’s cooking gets star treatment at this homely restaurant.
The name of Paris’s first Singaporean restaurant means ‘food shop’ in Malaysian. It’s a passion project by mother and daughter team Zai and Sonia, devoted to celebrating the region’s cooking and all its Malaysian, Indian, Chinese and Indonesian influences. And they’ve made Warung Makan a lovely, homely place to eat.
The menu changes every week, but you’ll always be able to start with a traditional teh tarik, black tea with sweetened milk (€3). Then perhaps a plate of epok epok, homemade pasties stuffed with marinated sardines (€5), or excellent poh pia, local spring rolls with prawns. Mains could be nasi lemak, a rich and well-loved local dish of fried marinated chicken teamed with spicy paste, fried anchovies and peanuts (€13.50). For fish fans, maybe the salmon cooked in spiced coconut milk with a two bean and rice salad.
TRANSLATION: ELLEN HARDY
|Venue name:||Warung Makan|
66-68 rue Rodier
|Opening hours:||Wed-Sun 12noon-2.30pm, 7pm-10.30pm|