American eatery Communal opens on North Canal Road

Communal, a casual American eatery helmed by chef and owner Ryan Jetté, is now open at North Canal Road nearby the Singapore River.

The chef, who has local experience as executive sous chef of the Sentosa Resort, has also worked at top American establishments as the chef de cuisine of FARM at the Carneros Inn in Napa, California as well as under Thomas Keller at the French Laundry.

On the menu are dishes like pressed pork sausage with scrambled eggs and pickled shallots ($10), lobster mac and cheese gratin ($20), and torchon of foie gras ($20). Plus, desserts such as monkey bread with vanilla ice-cream ($7) and lemon tart ($7).

Drinkwise, expect a selection of American craft beers ($16) including Gordon Biersch Czech Pilsner and Barney Flats Oatmeal Stout.

Find out about more Singapore River hotspots with our story on the rise of Boat Quay.