French hawker fare heads upmarket

La Cuisson serves up tried-and-tested classics along with a new spin on popular French dishes, writes JAIME EE


La Cuisson

44 Prinsep Street

Tel: 8332 0302

Open for dinner only Tues to Fri: 5pm to 11pm. Sat: 10am to 2.30pm; 5.30pm to 11.30pm. Sun: 10am to 2.30pm; 5.30pm to 10.30pm

IT'S not Silicon Valley, but a little section of Prinsep Street seems to be a hotbed of sorts for culinary startups. This is, for one, where Bistrot du Sommelier made its name before moving to more refined digs at Armenian Street - so if you're a budding restaurateur on a budget but with a desire to say your eatery is in town without technically lying, this row of old shophouses will do the trick.

It's a bit of a stretch to call this place trendy or indie, but its rough-edged, grungy - think Dempsey Village in a shotgun...

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