Lunch at the Marina Bay Sands

Today I was at a conference all day in the Marina Bay Sands. I packed a sweater so I wouldn’t get too cold, but since the conference room was packed with people I was actually too hot rather than too cold.

The last time I was at a conference at the Marina Bay Sands, I was nonplussed by the revolting food that was served – given that you’re in a gold-plated hotel complex built without any expense spared, you would expect the food to be decent rather than unmitigated misery, a bland nothingness that tasted of disappointment and sadness. Learning from my experiences, I skipped the buffet line of heated trays and just scoffed dessert, because you can’t go wrong with raspberry chocolate cake, macarons and creme brulee, and that worked out just fine until I had a tarrible sugar crash mid afternoon.
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When people visit me in Singapore, they usually want to have an authentic Singaporean experience. Instead of going to a series of staid tourist traps, they want to see the real Singapore, the places the locals go to. I’m local (well, I’ve been here almost 18 months now) so I take them to the places I go to eat. Like Mozza, a pizza restaurant in the Marina Bay Sands Shoppes.
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