Happenings - Food

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London Roast Duck At Shisen Hanten

Japanese-Sichuan restaurant Shisen Hanten by Chen Kentaro has launched its London Roast Duck cooked with Chinese herbs. The dish uses Irish duck, which is said to be juicier than the local version. Among the items on the menu is Chen's Mapo Doufu, recommended to be eaten with a bowl of Hokkaido rice.

WHERE: Mandarin Orchard Singapore, 333 Orchard Road, Level 35 Orchard Wing MRT: Somerset/Orchard WHEN: Lunch: noon - 3pm; dinner: 6 - 10pm PRICE: $68++ (whole duck), $34++ (half) TEL: 6831-6262/6266 INFO: E-mail shisenhanten.orchard@meritushotels.com

US Wagyu Lands At Morton's

Morton's of Chicago Singapore has introduced the American Wagyu steak. The 8oz American Wagyu New York Strip ($95++) comes from Snake River Farms. The restaurant is also bringing back its 14oz Bone-in Filet Mignon ($122++). Other items include Morton's new appetiser, Grilled Oysters with garlic herb butter ($49++); and Olive Crusted Alaska Halibut ($80++).

WHERE: The Mandarin Oriental Hotel Singapore, 5 Raffles Avenue, Level 4 MRT: Promenade WHEN: Till end of June, dinner: 5 - 10.30pm PRICE: Steaks: $95++ - $122; others: $24++ - $80++ TEL: 6339-3740 INFO: www.mortons.com

Air Waffles At Wildfire Burgers

Wildfire Burgers is now offering Air Waffle, a lighter and crisper waffle made with nitrous oxide-charged buttermilk batter. There are four versions, including the Speculoos Waffle ($15) with vanilla bean ice cream and caramel sauce; and the Chicken & Waffle ($16) with butter, maple syrup and gherkin.

WHERE: 313@Somerset, 313 Orchard Road, 01-28 MRT: Somerset WHEN: Noon - 11pm (Sun - Tue); noon - midnight (Wed & Thu); noon - 1am (Fri, Sat & eve of public holiday) PRICE: $15 - $18 TEL: 6509-4408 INFO: E-mail info@wildfireburgers.com

SECRETARIES' WEEK

Bali Trip Prize At Peach Blossoms

The set menu at Marina Mandarin Singapore's Peach Blossoms features Cantonese fare such as braised shredded abalone with dried seafood, steamed lobster with fragrant and raw minced garlic and pan-seared kurobuta pork strips with honey sauce. Spin the Wheel of Fortune for prizes which include two return tickets to Bali.

WHERE: Marina Mandarin Singapore, 6 Raffles Boulevard, Level 5 MRT: Promenade/Esplanade WHEN: Mon - April 29, lunch: noon - 3pm, dinner: 6.30 - 10.30pm PRICE: $88++ a person (minimum two) TEL: 6845-1118 INFO: E-mail peachblossoms.marina@meritushotels.com

Lunch Buffet At Edge, Chef Lai's Set At Hai Tien Lo

The Administrative Professionals' Week lunch buffet at Pan Pacific Singapore's Edge will have seven live food stations serving items such as seafood on ice, Asian and Western roasts and the chef's speciality of salt-crusted seabass with champagne caviar sauce, charred lemon and soft herbs. Hai Tien Lo will serve executive chef Lai Tong Ping's six-course set menu, featuring double-boiled chicken soup with sea conch, dried scallops and cordyceps flower, braised classic whole abalone with goose web and beancurd.

WHERE: Pan Pacific Singapore, 7 Raffles Boulevard, Level 3 MRT: Promenade WHEN: Mon - April 29, lunch: noon - 2.30pm (Edge), 11.30am - 2.30pm (Hai Tien Lo); dinner: 6.30 - 10.30pm PRICE: Edge: $48++ a person; Hai Tien Lo: $98++ a person (minimum two) TEL: 6826-8240 INFO: E-mail celebrate.sin@panpacific.com

Discount At The Carvery

Park Hotel Alexandra's signature restaurant, The Carvery, will serve an Administrative Professionals' Appreciation Week buffet with favourites such as rotisserie chicken, pork knuckle with crackling and New Zealand roast leg of lamb. Administrative professionals who give their namecards get a 20 per cent discount and each table can win a one-night weekend stay for two at the hotel.

WHERE: Park Hotel Alexandra, 323 Alexandra Road, Level 7 MRT: Redhill WHEN: Mon - April 29, noon - 2.30pm PRICE: $38++ an adult (includes two servings of 8oz artisanal coffee at The Coffee Belt); $19++ a child TEL: 6828-8880 INFO: www.parkhotelgroup.com/alexandra

MOTHER'S DAY

Dim Sum Brunch At Yan Ting

Yan Ting's Mother's Day Weekend Dim Sum Brunch starts with wok-baked Boston lobster with superior stock and double-boiled fresh abalone soup with black garlic, followed by dim sum offerings that include steamed pork and shrimp dumpling with black truffles, deep-fried sea perch fillet in spicy mango sauce and pan-fried scallops with corn and teriyaki sauce. The lunch and dinner set menus feature highlights such as steamed bird's nest dumpling wrapped with egg white for lunch; and braised rice with 10-headed South African abalone for dinner.

WHERE: St Regis Singapore, 29 Tanglin Road, Level 1U MRT: Orchard WHEN: May 7 & 8; brunch: 10.30am - 12.30pm & 1 - 3pm; lunch: noon - 2.30pm; dinner: 6.30 - 10.30pm PRICE: Brunch: $108++ - $168++ a person ($53++ for a child aged four - 12); lunch: $128++; dinner: $168++ TEL: 6506-6887 INFO: E-mail yanting@stregis.com

Dinner, Yum Cha Brunch And First Lady Cocktail At Mitzo

Executive head chef Nicky Ng of Mitzo Restaurant & Bar has put together an eight-course dinner menu featuring Mitzo's signature items. A modern twist on traditional Cantonese fare, the Mother's Day special set menu has highlights such as wok-fried lobster in 20-year Hua Diao wine and herbal pork rib with black fungus and enoki mushroom. The restaurant has also created a cocktail as a toast to mothers. Named the First Lady, the cocktail comprises vodka, St Germain liqueur, Prosecco, fresh cucumber, mint leaf and mixed berries. The Yum Cha Brunch serves unlimited servings of more than 40 types of dim sum.

WHERE: Grand Park Orchard, 270 Orchard Road, Level 4 MRT: Orchard WHEN: Mother's Day set dinner: May 6 - 8, 6.30 - 10.30pm; Yum Cha brunch: May 7 - 8, 12.30 - 3pm PRICE: Dinner set menu: $118++ a person; Yum Cha brunch: $98++ a person; every set menu comes with a glass of the First Lady cocktail; mum dines for free with every three paying adults TEL: 6603-8855 INFO: E-mail rsvn@mitzo.sg

Cocotte's French Crepe Brunch Trolley

Cocotte's Brunch Trolleys will be rolling out a French Crepe Trolley featuring Seafood & Spring Vegetable Crepes, Crepe Completes (egg, ham and Gruyere cheese) and Wild Mushroom Crepes. Each table will have a Mother's Day D-I-Y Bouquet Kit for families.

WHERE: 2 Dickson Road MRT: Rochor WHEN: May 8, noon - 3pm PRICE: $89++ a person ($139++ with free-flow Rose, Prosecco & wines) TEL: 6298-1188 INFO: E-mail info@restaurantcocotte.com

Lunch-Cum-High Tea At Coffee Lounge, English Afternoon Tea At L'Espresso

Goodwood Park Hotel's Coffee Lounge has a special Mother's Day lunch-cum-high tea buffet which includes cold and hot appetisers, a carvery featuring roasted ribeye with black pepper sauce, as well as dessert. At L'Espresso, the English Afternoon Tea Buffet features classic finger and open-face sandwiches, a baked salmon en croute carvery station and pork goulash hotpot with housemade brioche.

WHERE: Goodwood Park Hotel, 22 Scotts Road MRT: Orchard/Newton WHEN: May 7 & 8; first seating: noon - 2.30pm, second seating: 3 - 5.30pm PRICE: Coffee Lounge: $62++ an adult, $31++ a child; L'Espresso: $48++ ($72++ with glass of Laurent-Perrier champagne), $24 a child TEL: 6730-1746 (Coffee Lounge); 6730-1743 (L'Espresso) INFO: E-mail coffee_lounge@goodwoodparkhotel.com or lespresso@goodwoodparkhotel.com

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 22, 2016, with the headline 'Happenings - Food'. Print Edition | Subscribe