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Jaan Restaurant Review: Swissôtel The Stamford’s intimate 40-seat restaurant, helmed by chef Julien Royer, serves southern French cuisine. The 70th floor dining room’s ornate Murano crystal chandelier-enhanced interior is merely the backdrop to views of Singapore’s urban and marine landscape in every direction. From the first bite of bread, meals live up to the surroundings. Starters like smoked Trondheim Bay scallops wrapped in rosemary sticks and served on a slab of polished wood deliver a feast for the palate, once we take our eyes off the attractive presentation. At dinnertime, enjoy the twinkling lights of Singapore’s soaring towers and ships in the harbor along with such dishes as moist Atlantic cod festively placed among baby squid, chanterelles and crunchy green beans, and four cuts of pork, of which the fatty belly under crispy skin tastes especially delectable. We go back to Jaan for the food, but we find each visit fun, too, especially when treated to an amuse-bouche of cep mushroom sabayon with walnuts presented in a French coffee press, and a dessert the chef calls ‘choconuts’ served as a mishmash of chocolate mousse and homemade ice cream with smashed peanuts and dollops of milky chocolate. The 250-plus label wine list showcases mostly old-world selections. Price-conscious diners should make lunch their meal here, as the three- and five-course menus offer good value, plus there’s the advantage of seeing all that is outside during daylight.