Head back to Bali for a food-fueled excursion

There’s plenty happening on the food front to get excited about. 
 
Pay what you want for pasta
Located on the popular Kuta strip, this chic resort’s three-story Italian trattoria Bene is offering a slew of food-related events every day of the week from now until Jun 30, 2015. On Tuesdays, there will be no corkage fee while on Thursdays, you decide how much you want to pay for the pasta dishes and on Sundays, the Bene team will create dishes using groceries that you’ve bought from the Feast Market Brunch. Head here for more info. 
 
Japanese whiskey tastings with Hal
Japanese chef Hal Yamashita, who’s also behind the new-ish Syun at Resorts World Sentosa, will be heading the kitchen at the Intercontinental Bali Resort‘s stylish KO restauraunt for five nights, from May 13-17. There will be cooking classes, sake, plum wine and Japanese whiskey tasting seminars as well as a six- and nine-course menu for you to pick from. Prices start at Rp 950,000 ($97) and go up to Rp 1,650,000 ($168). Book your seat here
 
Get fresh with Fraiche
The well-known chef Marc Wilkinson, who owns and runs Michelin-starred restaurant Fraiche in the UK, will be pushing out pretty plates of contemporary French cuisine combined with modern cooking techniques at the swanky Alila Villas Soori. If you’re keen on sampling his bold flavors, act fast as this is a one-night only, blink-and-you-miss-it type thing happening on May 22, 2015. To book your spot, email soori@alilahotels.com.  
 
A Singapore restaurant in Seminyak
One of Singapore’s hottest Italian restaurants has set up shop in Seminyak, with ilLido Bali. The airy restaurant features a chic wooden interior as well as a large laidback alfresco dining area. Food wise, a team of Italian chefs dishes up pretty plates like Ricotta Cheese Tortelli with Amatriciana (Rp 145,000 ($14)), Scallops with Asparagus and Lobster Sauce (Rp 250,000 ($25.60)) and Wagyu Beef Tagliata and Asparagus (Rp 480,000 ($49)).