We arrived at the entrance of 1 Market (Address: Plaza Singapura Atrium 68 #04-45/49 Orchard Road | Tel: 63419159 | Opening hours: Daily: 11.30am-2.30pm, 6-10pm) to peer into a bustling lunch hour. When you walk in, a food demonstration area sits on the right, vibrant with herbs, spices and ingredients for the day's workshop. If you're lucky, you will see chef Wan cooking up his favourite dishes. We got lucky.
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The man behind this 450-seat halal buffet restaurant that features cuisine of South East Asia and beyond. The food served is made from the recipes chef Wan has amassed over his many years of experience, and is made using native cooking styles from Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Indonesia and Malaysia. Chef Wan will make regular appearances here to connect with fans and friends.
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