Happenings - Food

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Malay And Indian Fare At The Fullerton's Town Restaurant

Following a successful debut in July last year, mother-and-son duo Lakshmi and Daniel Surendran from Heavens Catering return to The Fullerton Hotel's Town Restaurant. The Lost And Found: Artisanal Malay And Indian Cuisines dinner buffet will feature traditional Malay and Indian fare, including Daging Masak Itam (squid ink braised beef) and Putu Mayam (rice-flour noodles with orange-coloured sugar and freshly grated coconut). The buffet also includes a local spread.

WHERE: Town Restaurant, The Fullerton Hotel, 1 Fullerton Square MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: Till Jan 16, 6.30 - 10.30pm PRICE: $56++ an adult, $28++ for a child aged six -11 (Sun - Tue); $69++ an adult with a seafood selection or $89++ an adult with free flow of draught beer and Singapore Sling, $34++ a child aged six -11 (Wed - Sat) TEL: 6877-8128 INFO: E-mail town@fullertonhotel.com

Early Bird Buffet Lunch Special At Silver Shell Cafe

Guests who make a reservation for Silver Shell Cafe's weekday International Lunch Buffet at least six days in advance will enjoy 60 per cent off the total food bill. The lunch buffet features Chinese, Western and Indian sections, hot and cold selections as well as desserts. Each child aged five and below dines free with a paying adult.

WHERE: Silver Shell Cafe , Shangri-La's Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa, 101 Siloso Road MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Weekdays till Jan 22, noon - 2.30pm PRICE: $48++ an adult, $24++ a child aged six - 11 TEL: 6371-1966 INFO: E-mail fbreservation.sen@shangri-la.com

Feed Us Sharing Menu As ODP Welcomes Lazy Susan

ODP (Open Door Policy) invites diners to get mixed up for a sharing meal, with its modern mishmash of global flavours in Lazy Susan, a pop-up by chef Haan Palcu-Chang, 30, a Toronto native whose father is Taiwanese and whose mother is Romanian. Dishes include ODP's warm octopus terrine, braised beef cheek, kangaroo fillet and roasted barramundi and Lazy Susan's shrimp-paste fried chicken, fried carrot cake with light curry sauce and stir-fried lotus root with housemade chilli jam.

WHERE: 19 Yong Siak Street MRT: Tiong Bahru WHEN: Till Jan 24 PRICE: $51 a person, $62 with desserts TEL: 6221-9307 INFO: www.odpsingapore.com


CHINESE NEW YEAR

Gu Ma Jia Private Kitchen

Besides the Pen Cai ($388+ for six to eight people), Gu Ma Jia has three Reunion Feasts named Faith, Hope and Love ($588+ to $888+). Each set has the same yusheng. The Love set ($888+) includes a Lobster Cold Platter (suckling pig, lobster, chicken yakitori, sea asparagus coated with dried chilli and black sweet sauce, sliced celery, sea cucumber, fish maw and shark's fin in clear thickened soup), pork knuckle, Chinese mushroom and deep-fried prawn in Siam style.

WHERE: 45 Tai Thong Crescent MRT: Potong Pasir WHEN: Jan 22 - Feb 22 11am - 2.30pm (weekday), 5.30 - 10pm, 11am - 10pm (weekend & public holiday); dine-in on Feb 6 & 7 will be restricted to four sessions of up to two hours each from noon, 2.15, 6 and 8pm; deliveries (noon - 2pm, 4 - 6pm) are charged at $30 a trip a location TEL: 6285-2023 INFO: E-mail sales@gumajia.com.sg

Red House Seafood Reunion Takeaway Tiffin Set

Besides new festive dishes along with all-time favourites, Red House Seafood has introduced its Reunion Takeaway Tiffin Set. This three-tiered custom-made "tingkat" is filled with wok-fried, sauteed fresh lily bulbs and wild mushrooms with asparagus; and scallops, grouper fillet and prawns in a Peranakan-inspired spicy sauce with fresh pineapples, seasonal greens and red peppers. Also included is Braised Pork Belly With Special Sauce, a braised slab of pork belly in a tangy sweet sauce made with lemon juice, fresh oranges and Chinese herbs. Prosperity Raw Salmon Yu Sheng, Steamed Fried Rice Wrapped in Lotus Leaf and Mandarin oranges complete the tiffin set.

WHERE: 68 Prinsep Street MRT: Dhoby Ghaut WHEN: Jan 25 - Feb 22 PRICE: $188 TEL: 6336-6080 INFO: E-mail prinsep@redhouseseafood.com

Me@OUE's Black Diamond Yu Sheng

Me@OUE's Black Diamond Yu Sheng platter comprises complex textures and flavours such as fresh salmon trout sashimi, hokkigai (surf clam), ikura (salmon roe) and black winter truffles or black diamonds. The fusion of Japanese and Chinese vegetables gives a distinct zest. The crunch from the purple cabbage, shiso leaves, enoki mushroom, daikon cress, white radish and cucumber combines with the bite from the ginger and the picked shallots. The ingredients are tossed in sweet and sour sauce made with spices, truffle powder, tangy plum sauce and topped with crispy enoki mushrooms, crackers and peanuts.

WHERE: Rooftop level, 50 Collyer Quay, OUE Bayfront MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: Jan 18 - Feb 20 PRICE: $88++ for two - four people, $188++ for six - eight people TEL: 6634-4555 INFO: E-mail enquiry@me-oue.com

Have A Lucky Toss At Prima Tower Revolving Restaurant

Prima Tower Revolving Restaurant is offering seven premium set menus and a selection of festive dishes. The Golden Harvest Fortune Pot ($1,288++) features seven courses: Prosperity Yu Sheng, Deep-fried Four Treasures, Superior Treasure Fortune Pot in Peking Style (two days' advance order required), Steamed Soon Hock With Black Olive, Barbecued Peking Duck, Sauteed Sliced Lobster With Wolfberry Leaves and Toffee Banana With Red Bean Stuffing.

WHERE: 201 Keppel Road MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Jan 18 - Feb 22 PRICE: $668++ - $1,288++ TEL: 6272-8822/8988 INFO: pfs.com.sg/restaurants/prima_tower

Auspicious Abundance At Furama's Tiffany Cafe And Restaurant

Furama City Centre offers an extensive international buffet prepared in the Malay kitchen at Tiffany Cafe & Restaurant. Highlights include Roasted Crayfish Tail With Garlic Butter And Parsley as well as Roasted Duck With Angelica Hoisin Sauce. For Chinese New Year, its Auspicious Abundance menu has dishes such as Baked Stuffed Crab With Egg White and Steamed Green Wrasse With Tomato Plum Sauce. End your meal with Cold Mango Soup With Glutinous Rice Ball.

WHERE: 60 Eu Tong Sen Street MRT: Chinatown WHEN: Jan 25 - Feb 22, noon - 2.30pm (lunch), 6 - 10.30pm (dinner) PRICE: Lunch: $59.80++ an adult, $28.80++ a child aged five - 11, dinner: $69.80++ an adult, $28.80++ a child aged five - 11 TEL: 6531-5366 INFO: E-mail tiffany.citycentre@furama.com

Journey To The West Theme At Grand Park City Hall

An ardent fan of the novel Journey To The West, executive chef Eric Ong has created a set of dishes inspired by it. In the buffet spread of seafood, meat and vegetarian dishes are items such as Braised Vegetable With Monkey Head Mushrooms, Tender Roasted Beef Short-Rib With Black Pepper Sauce, Braised Pig Trotters With Dried Oyster And Black Moss and Drunken Prawn With Chinese Wine Herbs.

WHERE: 10 Coleman Street MRT: City Hall WHEN: Jan 15 - Feb 19; noon - 2.30pm (weekday lunch), noon - 3pm (weekend lunch), 6.30 - 10.30pm (dinner) PRICE: Lunch: $50++ - $65++ an adult, $25++ - $32.50++ a child; dinner: $60++ - $80++ an adult, $30++ - $40++ a child TEL: 6432-5518 INFO: E-mail catering@parkhotelgroup.com

CNY Cookies And Pineapple Tarts From Bloomsbury Bakers

Bloomsbury Bakers is offering a combination of the classic and the new in its Chinese New Year range of cookies. They comprise Pork Floss Seaweed Cookies, Bak Kwa Sesame Cookies, Cornflake Raisin Cookies and Almond Cookies. The cookies ($25 for 250g) are made with French butter.

WHERE: 01-889, 30 Bendemeer Road, MRT: Boon Keng WHEN: Till Jan 29 TEL: 6299-3450 INFO: E-mail orders@bloomsburybakers.com

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 08, 2016, with the headline 'Happenings - Food'. Print Edition | Subscribe