However, since we could not take any pictures during the musical, it will NOT be my focus today. The only advice(s) I can give is for you to book tickets early to ensure u can sit beside your loved one, and that the price of the ticket really does not matter too much. The MBS Theater is designed in such a way that everyone is relatively close to the stage. As long as you sit towards the center, you do not need to have to spend more to get a good experience. For this particular musical, sitting downstairs is HIGHLY recommended.
|We bought $125 tickets, the $85 seats are a mere few metres behind us, no difference I reckon.|
|Tip 1: For the best deal, try the Pre-Theatre Menu. Ask for it, otherwise they will not give it to you!|
I do not know an awful lot about the chefs behind Osteria Mozza (Nancy Silverton, Mario Batali and Joe Batianich) aside of Silverton's fleeting guest appearances on Top Chef, but I figured I'd have a go anyway since I love Italian food. My second tip of this post would be for everyone to reserve your tables early. I tried in vain to make a reservation on the day itself, but we compromised with the bar after surveying it. Well, space was ample, chair was relatively comfortable and we were looking straight into the salad kitchen, so why not?
|Not bad for a bar seat eh? And yes, the restaurant is right opposite the MBS Theater|
|The meal started off with a home-made ricotta 'toast', compliments from the chef|
|Li Li's overly-sour antipasti, but the cheese was yummy, 4.5/10|
|First time I ate artichoke, but it didn't have much taste. I will give this a 6/10 at best. Looks pretty though.|
|Orecchiette: It had an interesting texture. A very heavy dish, which ended up a little on the saltish side, we kind of enjoyed it, but wish it was lighter. 6/10|
|Corzetti Stampati: Easily the best dish of the night. The sauce was excellent, and the pasta was cooked to perfection. 10/10|
|Vanilla Panna Cotta: Light, cool, creamy, soft and refreshing. It's a simple dessert to make, and they passed with flying colours. 9/10|
|Torta Della Nonna: Basically a sweet cheese tart. Equally delicious, deserves higher marks if only we had a better appetite. As a last course, I feel it's a little too rich. 8/10|
If you are looking for a relaxing, satisfying meal before you casually stroll across the walkway to catch a musical, do give it a shot, just remember to call early unless you want to 'compromise' with an equally enjoyable bar-table experience like we did.