Happenings - Food

PROMOTIONS

The All-time Greatest Hits At 10 On Claymore

The restaurant's most popular dishes all appear during this promotion. Highlights include freshly shucked oysters from the United States, Canada, France, Ireland and New Zealand.

WHERE: Pan Pacific Orchard, Singapore, 10 Claymore Road MRT: Orchard WHEN: Jan 1 - 31 PRICE: Lunch: $42++ (weekday), $48++ (weekend); dinner: $68++ daily TEL: 6831-6686 INFO: E-mail dining.ppsgo@panpacific.com


CHRISTMAS

Sheraton Towers Singapore

The Dining Room has a lavish lunch buffet (today , noon - 2.30pm, $92++ a person, $48++ a child aged six to 12) of festive favourites and a dinner buffet on New Year's Eve (Thursday, 7 - 10pm, $148++ a person, $75++ a child) featuring dishes such as fried crispy barramundi.

WHERE: 39 Scotts Road MRT: Newton TEL: 6839-5621 INFO: www.sheratonsingapore.com

Xi Yan

Xi Yan Private Dining offers an eight-course Christmas and New Year degustation menu ($60++ a person, minimum two to dine), with dishes such as shrimp and crab paste on baguette toast.

WHERE: 38A Craig Road MRT: Tanjong Pagar WHEN: Till Jan 3 TEL: 6220-2546 INFO: www.xiyan.com.sg

Shutters at Amara Sentosa

The restaurant's Christmas Day three-course dinner includes highlights such as slow roasted prime beef short ribs with garlic confit.

WHERE: 1 Larkhill Road, Sentosa MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Today, 6.30 - 10pm PRICE: $55++, $45 nett for house guests TEL: 6825-3866 INFO: E-mail shutters.asrs@amarasanctuary.com or go to sentosa.amarahotels.com


NEW YEAR'S EVE

Grand Copthorne Waterfront

The New Year's Eve Dinner Buffet, (Thursday, from $98++ a person, $49++ a child) and New Year's Day Brunch Buffet, (Jan 1, from $98++ a person, $49++ a child) feature dishes such as home-cured salmon with dill and pickled fennel. Enjoy a special price of $90++ a person for groups of six or more paying adults.

WHERE: 392 Havelock Road MRT: Tiong Bahru WHEN: Thu & Jan 1 TEL: 6233-1100 INFO: E-mail dining.gcw@millenniumhotels.com

Sugarhall

The New Year's Eve set menu has an amuse bouche, six courses and a three-cocktail beverage pairing. Sample the likes of grilled lobster with truffle butter and pine nuts.

WHERE: 102 Amoy Street MRT: Telok Ayer WHEN: Thu, 8pm PRICE: $130++ a person TEL: 9732-5607 INFO: www.sugarhall.sg

Gibson

The bar's New Year's Eve set menu is constructed around nine tapas plates, most of which feature premium seafood. Paired with the tapas are five cocktails created to complement them.

WHERE: 20 Bukit Pasoh Road, Level Two MRT: Outram Park WHEN: Thu, 8pm PRICE: $160++ a person TEL: 9114-8385

1919 Waterboat House

The New Year's Eve Buffet Dinner ($228++ a person, from 7pm) spans a wide selection including roasted Angus prime rib and Moet & Chandon champagne. The Gold and Vintage Countdown Party on the Waterboat House Rooftop (from 9pm, $80 nett a person, inclusive of one drink) heralds the new year with a live band and a view of the fireworks.

WHERE: 03-01 The Waterboat House, 3 Fullerton Road MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: Thu TEL: 6538-9038 INFO: E-mail hello@nineteen- nineteen.com or go to www.1919waterboathouse.com

La Taperia

The three-course New Year's Eve Set Menu begins with tapas such as roast monkfish with padron peppers, a main course and dessert.

WHERE: 02-10/11 Shaw Centre, 1 Scotts Road MRT: Orchard WHEN: Thu PRICE: $85++ a person, minimum two to dine TEL: 6737-8336 INFO: www.lataperia.com.sg

Jack's Place

To welcome its Golden Jubilee next year, Jack's Place has a three-course Pre-New Year set lunch (Dec 26 - 30, $19.90++ a person, $13++ a child below age 10) and New Year's Eve set lunch (Thursday, prices as above) with mains such as NZ ribeye steak with tempura gyoza. The New Year's Eve set dinner (Thursday, $33.80++ a person, $16.50++ a child) comprises four courses plus coffee or tea.

WHERE: 01-09/10 Anchor Point, 370 Alexandra Road, tel: 6475-9790; 04-66 Nex Mall, 23 Serangoon Central, tel: 6634-2433; see website for full list of outlets & contact details WHEN: Tomorrow - Dec 31 INFO: www.jacksplace.com.sg

Spago By Wolfgang Puck

A three-course dinner (6 - 7pm, $250++ a person; from 8.30pm, $300++ a person, inclusive of a glass of champagne) includes dishes such as Kumamoto Oyster Gratin, Holland Milk-Fed Veal Chop and Pan Seared Red Snapper "Laksa". The terrace countdown party ($100 a person before 10pm, $150 a person after 10pm, inclusive of one drink, table reservations from $1,000, minimum spending applies) features music from DJ Victoria.

WHERE: Sands SkyPark, 1 Bayfront Avenue, Tower 2, Level 57 MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Thu TEL: 6688-9955 INFO: www.marinabaysands.com/spago

OverEasy Orchard

OverEasy Orchard's Burger Boogie Countdown includes music from DJ Tyler Made, a slider-eating competition, classic arcade games, turbo beer pong and a ball drop when the clock strikes midnight. Receive a free bottle of champagne with every two bottles of spirits purchased.

WHERE: 01-01 Liat Towers, 541 Orchard Road MRT: Orchard WHEN: Thu, from 9pm TEL: 6684-1453 INFO: E-mail orchard@overeasy.com.sg or go to www.overeasy.com.sg

Salt Grill & Sky Bar

The four-course New Year's Eve dinner set menu features courses such as kingfish sashimi with avocado, grapefruit, fennel, pomegranate and yuzu. Sky Bar also offers a New Year's Eve free-flow beverage package including beers, housepour spirits and soft drinks.

WHERE: 55-01/56-01 Ion Orchard, 2 Orchard Turn MRT: Orchard WHEN: Thu PRICE: First seatings, $128++; second seatings, $148++; kids menu, $45++; two hours of free-flow beverages, $98++ TEL: 6592-5118 INFO: www.saltgrill.com

Four Seasons Singapore

On New Year's Eve at One-Ninety Wood-fired Steaks and Seafood, enjoy an early-evening three-course meal (Thursday, 6 - 7.30pm, $78++ a person) or a later five-course dinner (8 - 10.30pm, $268++ a person) which also includes access to the Countdown Party (10.30pm -1am) at One-Ninety Bar & Terraza by Javier de las Muelas, plus a complimentary glass of Veuve Clicquot champagne or a mocktail, and canapes. At the New Year's Day Brunch (Jan 1, 11.45am - 3pm, from $98++ a person, $49++ a child aged five to 11 years), highlights include live stations with foie gras dishes and Peking duck, slow-roasted wagyu rump, and festive desserts.

WHERE: 190 Orchard Boulevard MRT: Orchard WHEN: Thu & Jan 1 TEL: 6831-7250 INFO: www.fourseasons.com/singapore

Ricciotti

Chef Michele Mingozzi's New Year menu kicks off with an aperitivo, then courses such as lobster and mushroom salad with eggplant caviar, and dessert.

WHERE: B1-49/50 The Riverwalk, 20 Upper Circular Road MRT: Clarke Quay WHEN: Thu, 6pm - 2am PRICE: $116++ or $155++ with free-flow prosecco or lambrusco TEL: 6533-5090/6533-9060 INFO: E-mail riverwalk@ricciotti.co


WHISKY AND CHAMPAGNE EVENTS

Chivas Brotocol

The Christmas Day Brotocol will see Chivas Squad ambassadors engaging with partygoers to get them to express what it means to be brothers and friends.

WHERE: f.Club Singapore, Clarke Quay, 3B River Valley Road, The Foundry, 01-08 MRT: Clarke Quay WHEN: Today, from 11pm PRICE: $30, inclusive of two drinks TEL: 6338-3158 INFO: www.facebook.com/ events/868541826599127

G.H. Mumm Spark, Ignite Celebration

Christmas Day sees the latest in this series of parties hosted by the champagne house, at which Maison Mumm will unveil its latest innovation, the connected Magnum.

WHERE: Trace, 5 Magazine Road, 01-03 MRT: Clarke Quay WHEN: Today, from 11pm PRICE: $35 (men aged 25 & above), $28 (women aged 21 & above) INFO: www.facebook.com/champagne.gh.mumm.sg & www.facebook.com events/1712726702291259/

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 25, 2015, with the headline 'Happenings - Food'. Print Edition | Subscribe