Tonito Latin American Kitchen | Jewel Changi Airport’s Hippiest Restaurant


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Tonito Latin American Kitchen | Jewel Changi Airport’s Hippiest Restaurant

Nonetheless not keen on taking a protracted flight out? Fret not, Tonito will transport you to Latin America – assume Mexican, Brazil and Peru – with its Latin American impressed staples and avenue meals. To have a great time one different 12 months as a result of it found its spot in Jewel, Tonito is showcasing new dishes on its menu. Apart from tacos and quesadillas, you presumably can anticipate dishes like stews, grilled meats and greens – all with prime quality and modern produce.

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Start off your meal with this Tiradito Nikkei ($26++). Norwegian salmon is brined in salt water, thinly sliced ​​to resemble sashimi then macerated with japanese tiger milk (a mixture of soy, mirin and ginger), lastly topped off with tobiko and crispy quinoa. Very refreshing and appeals to most palates.
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I like my salads, and this Ensalada de Quinoa ($16++) was satisfying and healthful. Crimson and white quinoa is first boiled then deep fried till puffed (to supply that crisp texture when bitten into), tossed with a honey mustard dressing and mixed with cucumber, pomegranate, tomato, radish and coriander.
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This was one in all many additional attention-grabbing desserts – Yuca Fritas ($8++). Casava is first boiled in salt water, then mashed and rolled into balls sooner than deep-frying and topped with sweet and spicy paprika powder served with a aspect of chipotle mayo. It was a mix of french fries and potato balls. Do share along with your mates as it will fill you up.
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A Central American favourite, Frijoles ($8++) are kidney beans braised in a tomato base. Tonito packed its frijoles with totally different veggies like celery, carrot, corn, onions and bell peppers sooner than topping off with chimichurri sauce and cojita cheese. You may be sure to get your restore of greens.
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Transferring on to the mains, this Arroz Con Pato ($28++) was a delightful shock. Not usually a fan of duck, I believed be fairly dismissive of it. I’m glad I gave it a try on account of the duck leg is first confit then accomplished a la plancha until a crispy pores and pores and skin is achieved. The meat would not have that a number of a gamey aftertaste, and the accompanying coriander-based rice could also be very flavourful – now we have been later instructed that the rice was cooked in stout!
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The meat lovers should get this Mariachi ($35++). A typical dish of Peruvian delicacies, pork ribs are marinated in paprika in a single day and served atop a mattress of mashed potato and spiced kidney beans. The pork ribs are very tender and well-seasoned. It is a fairly generous portion too.
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As with most Latin-American places, you presumably can anticipate finding Paellas. Tonito’s Paella de Cerdo ($28++) is cooked with hen stock and tomatoes, baked for ten minutes until socarrat (crusty crispy bottom of the paella) is produced. Served with kurobuta sausage, jamon pork jowl then salted and peppered. Yum.
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We ended our meal with their mainstay dessert – churros with chocolate dip!

We advocate heading to Tonito with a gaggle of associates so you’ll try additional dishes (and it’s best to!).

Worth vary per explicit individual: $30 – $40 per pax

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