Happenings - Food

It is Beef Yourself Up on Tuesdays at Hotel Jen Tanglin Singapore, featuring roast ribeye, sup ekor and beef rendang tok.
It is Beef Yourself Up on Tuesdays at Hotel Jen Tanglin Singapore, featuring roast ribeye, sup ekor and beef rendang tok.PHOTO: HOTEL JEN TANGLIN SINGAPORE J65 RESTAURANT

FOOD

PROMOTIONS

Morton's New Seasonal Menu

Morton's of Chicago Singapore has rolled out a new seasonal menu for autumn. Kicking off the new dishes is Prime Steak Tartare ($33++), served with pickled red onions, Dijon mustard, cornichons and lightly toasted baguette. At the heart of the menu is the 10oz American Wagyu Ribeye Steak ($118++), sourced from Snake River Farms. Dessert is White Chocolate Pecan Bread Pudding ($35++), white chocolate chips and pecans served with a warm bourbon caramel sauce and vanilla ice cream.

WHERE: Level 4 Mandarin Oriental Hotel Singapore, 5 Raffles Avenue MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Mon - Sat: 5.30 - 11pm; Sun: noon - 9pm PRICE: (Selected dishes) $23++ - $118++ TEL: 6339-3740 INFO: www.mortons.com

Eat Through The Week At Hotel Jen Tanglin

Hotel Jen Tanglin Singapore's latest dining promotion, Eat Through The Week, is at its J65 restaurant. On Mondays, it is crab day with salted egg crab, black pepper crab and crab popiah. Tuesday's Beef Yourself Up theme features roast ribeye, sup ekor and beef rendang tok. It is Lobster Rock & Roll on Wednesdays with hand-tossed lobster roll, lobster bisque and lobster laksa. Thursday is all king prawns with baked sea-salt king prawns, claypot live prawns and Penang prawn mee. Seafood mania (oysters, scallops, lobsters, crabs, prawns) dominates Fridays and Saturdays, while Sundays go local with lamb biryani, chef' s signature popiah and fried oyster omelette.

WHERE: Level 1 Hotel Jen Tanglin Singapore, 1A Cuscaden Road MRT: Orchard WHEN/PRICE: Till Nov 23; Sun - Thu: 6 - 9.30pm ($55++ a person); Fri - Sat: 6 - 10pm ($60++ a person) TEL: 6831-4374 INFO: E-mail j65@hoteljen.com

Italian Dishes At Osteria Mozza

Italian restaurant Osteria Mozza is offering new weekend lunch options with fresh, hand-pulled mozzarella and rustic egg dishes. The menu will have favourites such as the Italian BLT and Tuscan roast pork. Other dishes are Caprese of Bufala Mozzarella, Garganelli with Ragu Bolognese, Chicken Milanese with Caesar Salad, Eggs and Polpette with Fresh Ricotta and Housemade Gravlax with Lemon, Chives, Shaved eggs, Croutons & Avocado. Besides a la carte choices, there is a three-course set lunch.

WHERE: B1-42 The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, 2 Bayfront Avenue MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Lunch (Sat - Sun): noon - 2.30pm PRICE: Three-course set lunch: $48++ a person; children's menu: $25 ++ TEL: 6688-8522 INFO: E-mail info@mozza-singapore.com

White Truffle Season At The Lighthouse Restaurant

White truffles are in season and The Lighthouse Restaurant & Rooftop Bar's chef Carlo Marengoni has created seven dishes using the ingredient. The highlights are pan-seared giant scallops with Hollandaise sauce, asparagus and white truffle; housemade taglierini with Castelmagno cheese fondue and white truffle shavings; and white truffle risotto with parmesan cheese and white truffle caviar. For dessert, truffle is weaved into ice cream atop vanilla puff.

WHERE: The Fullerton Hotel, 1 Fullerton Square MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: Till Oct 31; lunch: noon - 2.30pm; dinner: 6.30 - 10.30pm PRICE: A la carte dishes from $28++ TEL: 6877-8911/8912 INFO: www.fullertonhotels.com

Ce La Vi Unveils New Modern Asian Menu

Ce La Vi's menu has undergone a makeover to focus on bold Asian flavours. New appetisers include the Marinated Angel Hair pasta ($22++), which is served al-dente style, tossed in with tobiko and a pinch of spring onions. The Garlic Prawns are shelled and marinated with paprika and strips of chorizo. Among the main courses are roasted lemongrass chicken ($34++), Norwegian salmon ($42++) and grilled lamb ribs ($48++) . There is also the Power Lunch menu for corporate executives.

WHERE: SkyPark at Marina Bay Sands, Tower 3, 1 Bayfront Avenue MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Daily: noon - 3pm (Power Lunch) PRICE: Set lunch: $38++ - $48++; selected a la carte dishes: $22++ - $48++ TEL: 6508-2188 INFO: E-mail reservation-sg@celavi.com

European Cheese Campaign

The Centre National Interprofessionel de l'Economie Laitiere, with support from the European Union, is introducing European cheese to Singapore. A Say Cheese food truck will be stationed at three lunchtime hot spots, serving a selection of treats created using European cheeses, including bite-sized delights such as a Bleu "Hollandaise" on Egg Croustade and Mozzarella Mousse and Shaved Parmesan Smashed Peas Crostini. Complimentary tote bags will be given out to the public who #SayCheese for the camera at the on-site social photo booths.

WHERE (MRT): Wed: Changi City Point (Expo); Thu: Mapletree Business City, 10 Pasir Panjang Road (Labrador Park); Oct 28: 1 Fusionopolis Place (one-north) WHEN: Wed - Oct 28, 11.30am - 2.30pm

Food Japan 2016 Exhibition

Food Japan 2016, formerly known as Oishii Japan, is an event showcasing Japanese food and beverage and related products and services. Highlights include menus with Japanese ingredients, innovative ingredients, food technology to raise efficiency in F&B outlets, master classes with in-depth training from Japanese and local culinary experts, and demonstrations of the versatility of Japanese ingredients.

WHERE: Halls 401 & 402 Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, 1 Raffles Boulevard MRT: Promenade/Esplanade WHEN: Thu & Oct 28: 10am - 5.30pm (open to trade only); Oct 29: 11am - 4.30pm (trade & public) PRICE: Trade: Free with registration by Mon at www.oishii-world.com/en ($20 for on-site registration); public: $4 a person (free for children up to 12 years old) INFO: www.oishii-world.com/en

Coyote Tex-Mex Grill & Bar Brunch

Coyote Tex-Mex Grill & Bar has a new brunch menu. Diners can choose from the simple yet zesty fresh Guac on Toast ($14), signature Coyote Nachos ($15) and Volcano Nachos ($28) to Tex-Mex favourites such as Huevos Ranchos Benedictinos ($16) and Nacho Chilli Con Carne ($19).

WHERE: Phoenix Park, 320 Tanglin Road MRT: Orchard/Redhill WHEN: Sat, Sun & public holidays: 9am - 10.30pm PRICE: $14++ - $28++ TEL: 6836-5528 INFO: E-mail enquiries@coyote.com.sg

Oso Ristorante's Saturday Lunch

Oso Ristorante's Saturday Lunch features a four-course Italian menu starting with Foie Gras Terrine in Three Ways and Thick and Creamy Potato-Leek Soup. Mains choices are Angel Hair Pasta or Gratinated Dory Fillet with Potato Lobster-Orange Bisque Sauce or Braised Pork Belly Porchetta. Dessert is Oven-baked Crostata Tart or Italian Mixed Cheeses.

WHERE: 46 Bukit Pasoh Road MRT: Outram Park WHEN: Sat: noon - 3pm PRICE: Four-course Italian Lunch: $40++ (add $48++ for free flow of Italian wine & beer) TEL: 6327-8378 INFO: E-mail reservations@oso.sg

Chefs With Altitude 2016

This year's event features Michelin-starred chef Matt Lambert and chef Sanjay Dwivedi. Chef Lambert's session (Ascend The Zenith Of Culinary Artistry at Jaan; Monday to Oct 28) will involve a five-course set lunch ($128++ a person; noon - 2.30pm) or eight-course degustation dinner ($288++; 7 - 10pm). Chef Dwivedi' s session (Soar The Heights Of Epicurean Indulgence at Equinox Restaurant; Sunday to Oct 28) will feature a degustation dinner ($188++ a person; 6.30 - 10.30pm).

WHERE: Jaan/Equinox Restaurant, Equinox Complex, Swissotel The Stamford, 2 Stamford Road MRT: City Hall WHEN: Sun - Oct 28 PRICE: $128++ - $288 a person TEL: 6837-3322 INFO: www.swissotel.com


HAIRY CRABS

Hai Tien Lo's Hairy Offerings

Hai Tien Lo's executive chef Lai Tong Ping has crafted a six-course set menu and nine a la carte items to showcase the finest of the Chinese mitten crabs. Besides the signature steamed whole hairy crab with perilla leaves ($68++ a piece), other dishes include the braised pork shoulder with hairy crab meat and roe in oyster sauce ($32++ a serving for two to four people) and the Japanese-style baked sea perch fillet with hairy crab meat and roe sauce ($22++ a person).

Highlights of the set menu include udon noodles with fresh prawns, hairy crab meat and roe, and braised Hong Kong kai lan with wild mushrooms in hairy crab meat and roe.

WHERE: Level 3 Pan Pacific Singapore, 7 Raffles Boulevard MRT: Promenade WHEN: Till Nov 27; lunch: 11.30am - 2.30pm; dinner: 6.30 - 10.30pm PRICE: Six-course menu: $168++ a person (minimum two people); a la carte items from $6.80++ - $68++ a serving TEL: 6826-8240 INFO: E-mail celebrate.sin@panpacific.com

Seven-course Sets At Yan Ting

Hairy Crab Season at Yan Ting features dishes by executive Chinese chef Tony Wun and his team. Two seven-course set menus come with Trio Of Appetisers and Steamed Hairy Crab with each set having different items such as braised dried seafood broth with crab meat or braised beancurd broth with seafood and crab meat served in pumpkin and steamed oil vermicelli with crab meat in Chinese wine and egg white or claypot glass vermicelli with beancurd and crab meat.

WHERE: Level 1U The St Regis Singapore, 29 Tanglin Road MRT: Orchard WHEN: Mon - Dec 31; Lunch: noon - 2.30pm; dinner: 6.30 - 10.30pm; dim sum brunch (weekends & public holidays): 10.30am to 12.30pm (first seating), 1 - 3pm (second seating) PRICE: Set menus: $148++ - $180++ a person; a la carte: $26++ - $98++ a person & $20++ - $32++ for each portion TEL: 6506-6887 INFO: E-mail yanting@stregis.com


DEEPAVALI

Flavours From All Over India At Shahi Maharani

Shahi Maharani presents a celebration banquet featuring a variety of flavours from all over India. The festive buffet will feature live stations showcasing Mumbai/Delhi chaats (Indian street food) such as the famous Pani Puri & Papdi Chaat; as well as "tawa" (iron griddle) stations presenting an array of vegetarian and non-vegetarian kebabs that are popular in Delhi and Lucknow, such as the Galouti Kebab, Dahi Kebab and Tangri Kebab (chicken drumlets). Also available is a smorgasbord of curries from Kashmir, Goa, Hyderabad, Rajasthan, Punjab, Kolkata & Tamil Nadu - such as Chicken Chetinnad (Tamil Nadu), Goan Prawn Curry, Macher Jhol (Bengali Fish Curry), Lal Maas (Rajasthani lamb) and Amritsari Wadi Aloo (Punjabi gram fritters with potatoes).

WHERE: 03-21B Raffles City Shopping Centre, 252 North Bridge Road MRT: City Hall WHEN/PRICE: Oct 28 (Diwali Eve Lunch, no live stations): $30++ a person; Oct 29 (Diwali Buffet Dinner): $68++ a person TEL: 6235-8840 INFO: E-mail enquiries@shahimaharani.com

Punjab Grill Diwali Chef Tasting menu

Punjab Grill has a Deepavali menu featuring vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes. The non-vegetarian Diwali Chef Tasting Menu has items such as Methi Chicken Tikka, Shai Shammi Kebab, Kathal Dum Biryani and Shahi Murgh Korma. Highlights of the vegetarian version include Methi Malai Paneer Tikka, Vegetable Shai Shammi Kebab and Kathal Dum Biryani. WHERE: B1-01A The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, South Podium, 2 Bayfront Avenue MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Mon - Oct 31 PRICE: $99++ a person TEL: 6688-7395 INFO: E-mail info@punjabgrill.com.sg


HALLOWEEN

Dress Up For Free Entry, Free Drink

Come dressed for the Halloween party at The Rooftop Bar at 1919 Waterboat House and enjoy free entry and a drink - or pay $20++. Additionally, try the Halloween drink specials The Black Widow & The Seven Deadly Sins ($65++) - a 500ml draft of Heineken beer with a shot of Creme De Casis followed by seven deadly alcoholic shots. There is also the Mad To Massacre Moet & Chandon Deal at $69++.

WHERE: 03-01 The Waterboat House, 3 Fullerton Road MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: Oct 28 & 29, from 7pm PRICE: Halloween drink deals: $65++ - $69++ TEL: 6538-9038 INFO: E-mail hello@1919.com.sg

BBQ Dinner, Champagne Brunch At Melt Cafe

Melt Cafe is serving an international buffet spread for Halloween. Dress up for Halloween and indulge in an array of treats such as Witch Black Ribbon Pasta with Bloody Tomato Sauce, Baby Pork Back Ribs with Homemade Barbecue Sauce, Magic Potion Cremeux Sable and Grim Reaper Banana Coconut Soil Profiterole.

WHERE: Melt Cafe, Mandarin Oriental Singapore, 5 Raffles Avenue MRT: Promenade WHEN/PRICE: BBQ dinner (Oct 29 & 30, 6.30 - 10.30pm): $85++ a person (includes free flow of juices; add $20++ for free flow of house wines, beer & soft drinks); Champagne Brunch (Oct 30, noon - 3pm): $98++ a person (includes free flow of juices; add $60++ for free flow of champagne, house wines, beer & soft drinks) TEL: 6885-3500 INFO: E-mail mosin-dining@mohg.com

Halloween Baking With Your Little Devils

Create treats with your little ones at the Parent & Child Halloween Baking class. The treats include Chocolate Whoopie Pie Spiders, Spooky Iced Vanilla Cupcakes, Grave Chocolate Tarts with Raspberry Splatter and Chocolate Soil and Home-made Halloween Gingerbread.

WHERE: Brettschnieder's Baking & Cooking School, 1 Greendale Avenue MRT: Tan Kah Kee WHEN: Oct 28, 11am - 2pm PRICE: $190 (adult only); $250 (adult with child aged six - 12) TEL: 6463-5508 INFO: E-mail enquiry@bakingandcookingschool.com


WINE EVENT

Ceretto Wine Dinner

Join wine producer Federico Ceretto in a five-course dinner paired with the wines of Ceretto. The dinner features Osteria Mozza favourites such as pan-seared gnocchi with oxtail, orange and sage (paired with Barbaresco 2013 + Barbaresco, Bernardot 2013) and Iberico pork chop (Barolo 2012 + Barolo, Prapo 2011). One of the largest vineyard proprietors in Piedmont with over 160ha of estate-owned vineyards, the Ceretto brothers are credited for pioneering the modern style of winemaking in Piedmont.

WHERE: B1-42 The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, 2 Bayfront Avenue MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Tue, 7pm PRICE: $135++ a person TEL: 6688-8522 INFO: E-mail Mozza-Reservations@MarinaBaySands.com

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 21, 2016, with the headline 'Happenings - Food'. Print Edition | Subscribe