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The Humble Pasta

Stokehouse Pasta & Bar is hosting a monthly dining series championing the humble pasta.
By Ellen Seah
May 22, 2023
By Ellen Seah
May 22, 2023

A fresh incarnation of the former Pontoon site and casual sibling to Stokehouse above, Stokehouse Pasta & Bar is the laidback, all-day spot we fell in love with last year. Now, there's yet another reason to visit: with a brand new dining series that will see big-name guest chefs celebrating the humble pasta.

The Humble Pasta program kicks off with Karen Martini on Thursday, June 15, serving up an exclusive, three-course menu inspired by her cookbook, COOK. She'll be followed by guests chefs Victor Liong (Lee Ho Fook) on Thursday, July 13; Ross Magnaye (Serai) on Thursday, August 10; and Danielle Alvarez (ex-Fred's) on Thursday, September 7, each of whom will bring their unique culinary skills to the special menus.

Image: Stokehouse pasta

Liong will take patrons on a Cantonese-infused culinary journey, while Magnaye is set to play with Filipino and Mediterranean flavours. Finally, Alvarez brings the essence of her Latino heritage to each pasta dish.

Magnaye's menu will run to the likes of tuna tonnato with smoked bone marrow. Moreton Bay bug tortellini will be paired with smoked bagoong butter and coconut "laing" sauce and pomelo ensalad. Plus, for an additional $19 per person, a classic Filipino Ube Flan for dessert.

Stokehouse Pasta & Bar's wine list, where all bottles clock in at $79 a pop, as well as special cocktail, mocktail and beers will be available to add on.

Top image: Tom Blachford.

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