Fusion hotspots

Fusion cooking isn't dead, it just pops up in different guises. BT Weekend checks out a new wave of restaurants trying to create original flavours


Marina Bay Sands Hotel, Tower 2 lobby

Restaurant: Sun to Thurs, 6pm - 10pm; Fri to Sat, 6pm - 11pm.

Bar: 12pm to 2am daily

Tel 6688 5657 / 6688 5658

CHEF David Myers does not cook fusion food. Even though his latest restaurant, Adrift at the Marina Bay Sands Hotel, serves dishes like a foie gras bahn mi (S$32), he would not use the term "fusion" to describe it.

The easiest explanation for fusion is a "smorgasbord of cuisines and styles mashed together", but his food is simply defined as his own personal style, says the easygoing 40-year-old American celebrity chef.

"My cooking style is based on what I love to cook, and flavours I like to taste. It's what's been created...

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