Happenings - Food

PROMOTIONS

The Luxury Collection's Epicurean Journeys Series

Chefs from The Luxury Collection Hotels in Austria, Greece, India, Italy and Thailand will take diners to discover the indigenous flavours and tastes of their destinations in the Epicurean Journeys Pop-Up Chef Dining Series in Singapore.

WHERE: The 1919 Restaurant, The Fullerton Waterboat House, 3 Fullerton Road, 03-01 MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: May 30 - June 3; dinner: 7 - 9pm; Viennese Afternoon Tea: 3 - 5pm PRICE: Dinner: $128++ a person ($168++ with wine pairing), Viennese Afternoon Tea: $53++ ($77++ with champagne) INFO: Register at www.epicureanjourneys.sg

Matcha Madness At Carlton

Carlton Hotel Singapore's Tuxedo Cafe & Patisserie has introduced five matcha pastries made with Kyoto Uji matcha, including Coconut Matcha Cheese Cake, Matcha Mascarpone Cake and Matcha Yuzu Sea Salt Puff, and a matcha beverage, Matcha Soy Latte, which combines steamed soya bean milk and matcha powder.

WHERE: Carlton Hotel Singapore, 76 Bras Basah Road MRT: City Hall WHEN: Till July 10 PRICE: Matcha pastries: $7.80++ each; soya latte: $8.50++ - $9.50++ TEL: 6415-7887 INFO: E-mail tuxedo@carltonhotel.sg

Peranakan Food Festival At Grand Mercure Singapore Roxy

The annual Peranakan Food Festival at Feast@East Buffet Restaurant will feature new dishes such as Ayam Masak Rebung Lemak (chicken with bamboo shoots in spicy gravy) and Bakwan Kepiting (crab meatballs).

WHERE: 50 East Coast Road, Roxy Square MRT: Dakota WHEN: Till May 31, lunch: noon - 2.30pm, dinner: 6 - 9.30pm, weekend high tea: 3 - 5pm PRICE: Lunch, $44++ (adult), $22++ (child), $35 nett (senior), $30 nett (pioneer); dinner, $48++ - $52++ (adult), $24++ - $26++ (child), $37 - $40 nett (senior), $32 nett (pioneer); high tea, $26++ (adult), $13++ (child) TEL: 6340-5665 INFO: E-mail H3610­FO16@accor.com


MOTHER'S DAY

Champagne Brunch At Raffles' Bar & Billiard Room

Treat mum to brunch with a spread of appetisers, seafood and live stations, plus free-flow Billecart-Salmon Champagne and Singapore Sling.

WHERE: Raffles Singapore, 1 Beach Road MRT: City Hall WHEN: May 8, noon - 3pm PRICE: $198++ a person (includes wine, beer, soft drinks, juices and Singapore Sling), $218++ (Billecart- Salmon Brut Reserve Champagne), $238++ (Billecart-Salmon Brut Rose Champagne); $118++ for child aged six -12 (juices) TEL: 6412-­1816 INFO: E­mail dining.singapore@raffles.com

Peach Blossoms & AquaMarine

At Marina Mandarin Singapore's Peach Blossoms, highlights of the Cantonese cuisine set menus include Longevity Birthday Buns and braised whole abalone with crispy charcoal bean curd in oyster sauce. At AquaMarine, the halal-certified buffet will have items such as lobster dumpling cooked in laksa broth.

WHERE: Marina Mandarin Singapore, 6 Raffles Boulevard MRT: Promenade/ Esplanade WHEN: Peach Blossoms, tomorrow - May 8, lunch: noon - 3pm (Mon - Fri), 11am - 3pm (Sat - Sun & public holiday), dinner: 6.30 - 10.30pm; AquaMarine, May 6 - 8, lunch: noon - 3pm (2.30pm on Friday), dinner: 6.30 - 10pm PRICE: Peach Blossoms, $438++ (six people), $988++ (10); AquaMarine, lunch, $68++ a person, dinner, $88++ TEL: 6845-1118/1111 INFO:www.marina mandarin.com.sg/dining

Brunch At InterContinental's Ash & Elm

Ash & Elm Mother's Day Brunch will feature highlights from the restaurant's three culinary theatres and seafood offered at Sunday Brunch.

WHERE: InterContinental Hotel, 80 Middle Road MRT: Bugis WHEN: May 8, noon - 3pm PRICE: $98++ a person (free-flow juices, soft drinks), $138++ (free-flow Perrier-Jouet Grand Brut champagne, wine, beer) TEL: 6825-1008 INFO: E-mail intercontinental.dining@ihg.com

The St Regis Champagne & Prosecco Brunches

Indulge in hors d'oeuvres, cold cuts, cheeses and seafood over "R" de Ruinart Brut champagne at the Champagne Brunch (Brasserie Les Saveurs). The Prosecco Brunch (LaBrezza) promises trattoria-style Italian cuisine and main courses served from the grill.

WHERE: The St Regis Singapore, 29 Tanglin Road MRT: Orchard WHEN: May 8, noon - 3pm PRICE: Champagne Brunch: $148++ - $195++ a person (free hour of aperitifs from 11am); $75++ for child (four - 12); Prosecco Brunch: $83++ - $138++ (adult); $49++ (child) TEL: 6506-6860 & 6506-6884 INFO: E-mail bls@ stregis.com, labrezza@stregis.com

Mama's Brunch Day Out With 6kg Octopus At Gattopardo

A 6kg octopus, blanched and sliced tableside, will take centre stage at Gattopardo Ristorante di Mare's Brunch Day Out. Also expect the Sicilian native dish Gato' de patate, a potato tart made of mashed potato, eggs, butter and cheese.

WHERE: 34/36 Tras Street Singapore MRT: Tanjong Pagar WHEN: May 8, 11.30am - 3pm PRICE: $78++ a person

TEL: 63380-5498/9325-8843 INFO: E-mail reservations@gattopardo.com.sg

Pots Of Love For Mum At Little House Of Dreams

Bakery-cafe Little House Of Dreams has launched a signature line called Little Bloom Pots, which are cupcakes baked in reusable silicone pots. It is also offering a set menu for four (mum dines free) at $75.90.

WHERE: Block 8 Dempsey Road, 01-14 MRT: Botanic Gardens/Holland Village WHEN: Till May 8, 9am - 11pm PRICE: Set menu (for four, mum dines free): $75.90 nett; Bloom Pot: $6 each or $30 for six; cakes: $39.90 - $49.90 TEL: 6472-4977 INFO: E-mail hello@littlehouseofdreams.com

Caffe B's Mother's Day Menu

Caffe B is offering a five-course menu with an antipasto of Chicken & Honshimeiji Mushroom Terrine. Main course choices are Poached King Prawn in white wine and caramelised sake-infused onions, topped with caviar, or Beef Vol-au-vent, cubes of Black Angus tenderloin and duck liver in a rolled-up puff pastry.

WHERE: The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, 2 Bayfront Avenue, B1-15 & 01-83 MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Sun - May 8, lunch: noon - 3pm, dinner: 6 - 10pm PRICE: $100++ (add $50++ for wine pairing) TEL: 6887­3311 INFO: www.caffeb.com.sg

Brunch, High Tea, Dinner, Cakes At Crowne Plaza Changi Airport

The Mother's Day Buffet at Crowne Plaza Changi Airport's Azur All-Day Dining Restaurant will have dishes such as sous vide osso buco with mirepoix and pan-fried Kurobuta pork stuffed with cream cheese and green peppercorn sauce. The Mother's Day High Tea Affair at the Lobby Lounge will feature a high tea set.

WHERE: 75 Airport Boulevard MRT: Changi Airport WHEN: May 5 - 8 PRICE: Dinner (May 5 - 8), $70++ - $75++ (adult), $42++ - $45++ (child); brunch (May 7 - 8), $68++ (adult), $40++ (child); high tea at Lobby Lounge (May 2 - 8, 2 - 5pm), $42++ a person TEL: 6823-5354 INFO: www.crowneplazadining.com

Penang Buffet At Princess Terrace, Set Menu At Tien Court

The Penang Buffet at Copthorne King's Hotel's Princess Terrace will feature items such as nasi ulam, lor bak and Penang chef Lim Por Tit's lotus spare ribs. Tien Court's seven- course set menu starts with the combination of salad lobster and honshimeji mushrooms with foie gras.

WHERE: Copthorne King's Hotel Singapore, 403 Havelock Road MRT: Outram Park WHEN:Till Sun & May 6 - 8, lunch: noon - 2.30pm, dinner: 6 - 10.30pm (Princess Terrace, Fri - Sun: 6.30 - 10pm) PRICE: Penang buffet lunch/dinner: $51.80++/ $56.80++ a person, Tien Court: $78++ a person (minimum two) TEL: 6318- 3168, 6318-3193/198 INFO: E-mail princessterrace@millenniumhotels. com, tiencourt@millenniumhotels.com

Prizes For Best-dressed Mums At Movenpick Sentosa

Three Best-dressed Mums at Tablescape, Movenpick Heritage Hotel Sentosa, will win a one-night stay in the Heritage Premium Room with breakfast. The Heritage Of Asia Buffet Tunch will feature Asian, local and international delights.

WHERE: Tablescape, Movenpick Heritage Hotel Sentosa, 23 Beach View MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: May 8, noon - 4pm PRICE: $62++ (adult), $28++ (aged 12 - 17), $18++ (aged seven - 11), free for children up to six TEL: 6818-3305 INFO: E-mail hotel.sentosa.fb@movenpick.com

Longevity Buns At Min Jiang

Goodwood Park Hotel's Min Jiang and Min Jiang at One-North are providing complimentary longevity buns with their set meals. Min Jiang's set lunch and dinner will have dishes such as camphor tea smoked duck and braised sliced abalone with flower mushrooms. The Semi Dim Sum Buffet includes dim sum and hot and sour soup with seafood wonton. Min Jiang at One-North's set menus will feature Peking duck served with crepes and braised sliced abalone, fish maw and sea cucumber.

WHERE: 22 Scotts Road & 5 Rochester Park MRT: Orchard/one-north WHEN: May 7 - 8; One-North, lunch: 11.30am - 2.30pm, dinner: 6.30 - 10.30pm; Scotts Road, 11.30am - 1pm & 1.30 - 3pm; Semi Dim Sum Buffet: 11.30am - 1pm & 1.30 - 3pm PRICE: One-North, $88 - $98++ (lunch), $98++ - $128++ (dinner ); Scotts Road (lunch & dinner), $88++ a person (six courses); $538++ - $1,288 (six - 10 people, seven courses); $958++ - $1,588++ (six - 10 people, eight courses) TEL: 6730-1704/ 6774-0122 INFO: www.goodwoodparkhotel.com


NEW MENU

Saint Pierre's Set Lunch Menu

Saint Pierre at One Fullerton has a new set lunch menu. For mains, it has added Dover Sole with cauliflower, romanesco, capers and almond; and roast pigeon, celeriac and Jerusalem artichoke with cherry jus.

WHERE: One Fullerton, 1 Fullerton Road, 02-02B MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: Lunch (Tue - Fri), 11.30am - 3pm PRICE: $85++ - $100++ a person TEL: 6438-0887 INFO: E-mail info@saintpierre.com.sg


WINE EVENT

Hawker Wine Safari

Merchants Wine Store is presenting its inaugural Hawker Wine Safari, an artisanal-wine-meets-Anthony Bourdain-style adventure. Winemaker Kris Wealand from KarriBindi vineyard of Margaret River, Western Australia, will pair local hawker delicacies with boutique wines. Guests meet at Merchants East Coast. Transport will be provided.

WHERE: Meet at 443 Joo Chiat Road MRT: Eunos/Dakota WHEN: Thu, 6.30pm PRICE: $88 nett a person, group discounts available TEL: 9675-0850 INFO: E-mail ainslie@merchantsofsingapore.com.sg

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 29, 2016, with the headline 'Happenings - Food'. Print Edition | Subscribe