Each yr the Northbridge Brewing Company (and its sister outlet, Whitfords Brewing Company within the northern suburbs) holds a chilli pageant over every week in June. Both institutions supply a variety of chilli influenced meals – and maintain competitions as nicely.
I went alongside in the course of the pageant and indulged myself with Chilli Mud Crab, cooked within the Singapore type – there was a selection of both an entire crab of half – figuring out the dimensions half was all I wanted.
It got here out in a bowl swimming with thick chilli and tomato sauce – and it had fairly a kick too – the crab already partially cracked, however with nutcrackers and a meat decide if wanted – the latter very useful for sliding the flesh from the legs and claws. Along with the crab a few small toasted barely candy, smooth rolls – simply as you get if consuming at certainly one of Singapore’s East Coast chilli crab eating places.
This was a luxurious (if messy) feast – pretty chilli warmth, the crab well-cooked and succulent, and the sauce mopped up with the rolls. ( bib helped maintain the juices away from the shirt!)
Right within the coronary heart of Northbridge the NBC is a brewery and pub, and has seating each inside and on a sheltered patio to catch the recent air, searching over the piazza.
The typical menu is geared in the direction of normal pub meals – fish and chips, burgers and sliders, pizza, wings, steaks, calamari – and all is nicely turned out and good worth – through the chilli pageant it hits new heights.
A small wine listing enhances the house beers on supply – and a few glasses of Snake and Herring Prototype Margaret River Cabernet Merlot hit the spot – blackberries, mulberries and herbs on the nostril; a clean palate of plums and a contact of darkish chocolate. Easy consuming, certainly.
The Northbridge Brewing Company is centrally situated within the coronary heart of the Northbridge strip, seems good meals – particularly notable through the pageant – the drinks complement the meals and the service is pleasant and professional and filled with smiles. A great place for lunch.