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FYR @ Boon Tat Street

Special thanks to Amanda for the invite!

FYR Cycene Ond Drinc (pronounced – Fire Kitchen and Drink) is the latest addition to the Telok Ayer neighbourhood. All their dishes are cooked in Josper Wood Charcoal Oven, and influenced with Asian spices, promising a journey back to a time when food was cooked atop wood chunks and over a roaring fire. Modern meets rustic is what their dishes seek to offer and for a weekday night, it was fairly packed.


The concept is simple, appetizers are great for sharing if many plates are ordered and their mains are already in sharing portions though I would not recommend more than 2 diners per mains.


Beautiful cutlery to kickstart.


Baked Freshly-Shucked Oysters (S$15)

I would usually choose fresh over baked and having them both was quite unusual with a tangy dressing that was hard to dislike.


Baked Aubergine and Chickpea Ragout ($10)

Never quite knew that chickpeas and eggplants could go so well together, this was a different take on salad and I am liking it.
Baked Aubergine & Chickpea Ragout ($10)


Baked Half Bone Marrow 


Crusty bread meets creamy marrow in this small plate that is not quite meant for sharing.


Five-spice Half Chicken, Striploin and Asian-spiced Tiger Prawn ($55)

Meant for one with a man-ppetite with a surf and turf incorporated in a single dish. I loved the foie gras and truffle mushroom sauce options that ensured each protein tasted somewhat different.

Grain-fed US Holstein Cow Ribeye 365 Days ($32)

More tender than the striploin with more marbling though the meat lacked flavour.


DeRaza Iberico Pork Chop ($32)

At full price, the pork chop is served in a loaf but for sampling sake, it was sliced. Tasted quite like char siew.


Whole Maine Lobster ($35)

I was waiting all dinner for this - the rudy red crustacean topped with a shallot lemongrass sauce. A side of fries would have been ideal, or a buttered roll.


Spiced Deboned Red Snapper ($25)

Snapper served with just one side which already sounds miserly yet indulge in the well seasoned grilled meat that makes you wish you are out on the beach having a BBQ Dinner.

All mains are served with a buttered cassava or mashed potato and house salad with java curry dressing.


Seafood Linguine ($18)

Clams, prawns and squid made this seafood studded linguine a hearty one. Price was reasonable too.


Seafood saffron risotto

This could be a close contender for paella and had quite a few complexities going on - from the squid ink to the paprika that was truly the icing on top of the cake. One of my favourites from the meal.


Baked Pistachio Melt and Pandan Ice Cream ($10)
Pandan Creme Anglaise, Pistachio, Cinnamon

There were inconsistencies for this dessert, mostly overcooked and the few that we managed to nab a shot of were molten. Instead of the usual chocolate and matcha, FYR serves up a pistachio cake with a pandan icecream that was more cream than milk.

Their beverage list is also worth trying, grilled fruit juices, sodas and iced teas form the bulk of it.


Rosemary and Lime


Grilled Pineapple Juice

Hits and misses at FYR, overlook all that and consider it a casual dining option. 

FYR Cycene Ond Drinc
19 Boon Tat St

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