The Singaporean-born chef who competed on MasterChef in 2011, went on to win a Michelin star at the Hackney based restaurant Pidgin. Styled on the Kopi Tiams in Singapore - the dining spaces popular throughout Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia that combine an all-day coffee shop with food vendors - it has just 12 covers for counter-top dining (plus grab & go options) from an open-plan kitchen, where you can watch the chefs at work.
On the menu, Hainanese chicken rice takes pride of place as well as some of Elizabeth’s signatures like the ox cheek rendang curry and nasi lemak, a Malaysian breakfast staple. Vegetarian and vegan options are available alongside daily specials.
Grab-and-go, counter dining
Hainanese chicken rice takes pride of place; ox cheek Rendang curry and Nasi lemak - made of coconut rice, fried egg, peanuts and cucumber with a spicy sweet sambal oelak (chilli sauce) and a hearty 'Captain’s Curry’ using 100-day old chickens in a mixture of spices, onion and potato.
Haigh runs a twice-weekly fine-dining supper club at her Borough Market site. Bā offers an eight-course tasting menu or a shorter set menu with dishes inspired by her expertise in Singaporean flavours.