esquina tapas bar, chinatown

interesting and very expensive food in chinatown. so esquina is part of a spate of celebrity-chef openings in singapore (which I think have been a reason for the rising prices of dining out) – and more interestingly it has been set up by jason atherton, of british and pollen-street-social fame. there has been such hype about this restaurant, about how this tiny place of a bar has been racking up hour-and-more waits with fantastic ground-breaking food that I went with high expectations, waited an hour, and really just to let you know up front: I left with exactly the same sense of being underwhelmed as I did after pollen street.

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