Happenings - Food

FOOD

PROMOTIONS

Satay Night Fever At Empress Lawn

On Pre-Satay Night Live tonight, vendors will be serving local fare such as roti prata, nasi lemak and satay. On Satay Night Live tomorrow, there will be munchies from The Hungry Bazterdz, Fish Sh-nack, The Quarters, Jazz Burger and others, with live bands performing. Picnic Day Out on Sunday starts at 7am with the Food Bazaar serving breakfast items. Local musicians will perform from 1pm.

WHERE: Empress Lawn (in front of Victoria Concert Hall, Empress Place) MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: Today & tomorrow (6pm till late), Sun (7am - 7pm) TEL: 9022-4134 (Jillian) INFO: E-mail info@satire.com.sg or go to www.facebook.com/satiresingapore

Four Floors Of Frolicks At Oxwell Towers

Oxwell & Co is launching a monthly brunch party with free-flow food and alcoholic beverages called Oxwell Towers: Four Floors Of Frolicks. In addition to canapes and bites, guests can expect a varied line-up of drinks from classic lager to sparkling wine and refreshing tipples as they move through the four-floor building.

WHERE: 5 Ann Siang Road MRT: Telok Ayer WHEN: Tomorrow, March 19 & April 26 (St George's Day Special), 1 - 4pm PRICE: $95++ a person TEL: 6438-3984 INFO: oxwelltowers.peatix.com

Carnevale Veneziano Brunch At Senso Ristorante & Bar

This brunch is inspired by the historical Venetian masquerade festival. Diners can tuck into Venetian minestrone with borlotti beans and spaghetti and seared Cod Fillet With Black Gnocchi And Artichoke Mousse.

WHERE: 21 Club Street MRT: Telok Ayer WHEN: Sun, 11.30am - 3pm PRICE: $98++ (free-flow Prosecco, Italian wine, beer, soft drinks, coffee & tea) TEL: 6224-3534 INFO: E-mail reservations@senso.com.sg

Chef Ivan Brehm And Wines Of The Ojai Vineyard

Chef Ivan Brehm, executive head chef of Bacchanalia, inherited his love of food from his grandmothers. The menu for this Salon Gourmet event includes cauliflower gratin (2011 McGinley Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc), A Different Vegetable Salad (2012 Tatomer Kick-on Ranch Riesling), Risotto Milanese (2008 Solomon Hills Chardonnay) and Duck al Mattone (2010 Bien Nacido Syrah).

WHERE: Bacchanalia, 39 Hong Kong Street MRT: Clarke Quay WHEN: March 1, 7pm PRICE: $198.00++ a person TEL: 6319-4038 INFO: www.salon-gourmet.com.sg

Free-style, Borderless Cuisine With The Wines Of Dourthe

Lollapalooza's chef Issachar Lee uses fresh ingredients that are cooked over woodfire for this Salon Gourmet event. Wines served are from the Dourthe winery in Bordeaux. Dourthe's signature wine, 2008 Essence de Dourthe, will be paired with the main course of Chargrilled Black Onyx Ribeye with potato pure and beer braised onions. Other items include Hokkaido Scallop Carpaccio with cured salmon roe (paired with 2013 Dourthe No. 1 Blanc) and Crispy Pig's Ear with radicchio rosso di Treviso (2012 Dourthe No. 1 Rouge).

WHERE: Lollapalooza, 1 Keong Saik Road MRT: Outram Park WHEN: March 2, 7pm PRICE: $198.00++ a person TEL: 6319-4038 INFO: www.salon-gourmet.com.sg


EASTER

Easter Sunday Champagne Brunch At The Edge

Easter Sunday Champagne Brunch at Pan Pacific's Edge will feature unlimited Veuve Clicquot Champagne with Seafood on Ice; roasts from the carvery such as hay-smoked whole baby lamb; and chef's speciality of chilled plum somen with smoked herring roe and shaved black truffle. There will be Easter-themed treats such as hot-cross buns and an Easter Chocolate Garden with candies and pralines. The kids can embark on an Easter egg hunt.

WHERE: Edge, 7 Raffles Boulevard, Pan Pacific Singapore, Level 3 MRT: Promenade WHEN: March 27, noon - 4pm PRICE: $208++ a person (includes unlimited Veuve Clicquot Champagne, red & white wines, cocktails, beers, fresh juices, soft drinks, coffee & tea); $148++ a person & $89 a child (non-alcoholic drinks) TEL: 6826-8240 INFO: E-mail celebrate.sin@panpacific.com


NEW MENUS

Gattopardo Chef-Owner Focuses On Southern Italian Roots

Gattopardo Ristorante di Mare's chef-owner Lino Sauro's latest menu has a stronger focus on southern Italian traditions. The dishes include Sardine alla Beccaficu del Gattopardo (fresh Japanese sardines with warm bread, garlic and parsley) and Capasanta Marinata con La N'duja (spicy pork marinated scallop with ankimo and smoked eel).

WHERE: 34/36 Tras Street MRT: Tanjong Pagar WHEN: Lunch: noon - 2.30pm; dinner: 5pm - midnight PRICE: Lunch: $32++ (three-course set), Signature Degustation Menu from $108++ TEL: 6338-5498/9325-8843 INFO: E-mail reservations@gattopardo.com.sg

One Plate Lunch At Lewin Terrace

Lewin Terrace has introduced a One Plate Lunch special. The Wagyu Rump Steak is accompanied by a laksa pasta. Pair the steak with its red wine house-pour, the Takahata Japanesque Bailey's Blend 2013 from Yamagata Prefecture.

WHERE: 21 Lewin Terrace MRT: City Hall WHEN: Till March 15; lunch: noon - 3pm; dinner: 6.30 - 11pm PRICE: $28++ ($10++ a glass of house-pour red wine) TEL: 6333-9905 INFO: E-mail info@lewinterrace.com.sg


WINE EVENTS

Argentinean Wine And Tapas Night

Javier Rodriguez, representing Argentine winery Finca Las Moras, will be guest speaker at Wine Connection Tapas Bar & Bistro @ Robertson Walk's next Tuesday Tapas night. A platter of eight tapas will be paired with four glasses of wine from the winery and, for International Women's Day, the hosts will be offering a limited-edition corkscrew to each woman joining the event.

WHERE: 11 Unity Street, Robertson Walk, 01-19/20 MRT: Clarke Quay WHEN: March 8, 6 - 9pm PRICE: $39+ a person TEL: 6235-5466 INFO: E-mail tapas@wineconnection.com.sg

Boucherie Grenache Wine Dinner At Le Bistrot du Sommelier

This one-night-only wine-pairing dinner will feature a selection of Grenache-focused wines made by artisans supported by Kot Selections. Originally from Spain, Grenache is the world's seventh most planted grape, usually grown in warm climates. Grenache wines, known for their fruity and spicy flavours, often have a higher alcohol content.

WHERE: Le Bistrot du Sommelier, 53 Armenian Street MRT: City Hall/ Bras Basah WHEN: March 9, aperitif: 7pm; dinner: 7.30pm PRICE: $148++ a person TEL: 9821-3047 INFO: E-mail max@lebistrotdusommelier.com


COOKING CLASS

How To Make Crepes

In the first of City Gas' Cooking From The Heart cooking classes, pastry chef Judy Koh will be conducting a hands-on crepe-making session. Themed Sweet Treat For My Sweet (International Women's Day Edition), she will be making a Mille Crepe Cake and participants will make a Savoury Dinner Crepe. Participants will receive a goodie bag worth more than $100.

WHERE: At-Sunrice GlobalChef Academy, 28 Tai Seng Street, Level 5 MRT: Tai Seng WHEN: March 12, 2 - 4.30pm PRICE: $48 a person INFO: eventregist.com/e/citygascookingclass

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 26, 2016, with the headline 'Happenings - Food'. Print Edition | Subscribe