Happenings - Food

Head to Isetan at nex mall for its Sakura Matsuri festival, which will feature items such as sakura jelly (above).
Head to Isetan at nex mall for its Sakura Matsuri festival, which will feature items such as sakura jelly (above).PHOTO: ISETAN

FOOD

PROMOTIONS

Stellar Goes Green And Lean

Stellar has added more greens and proteins to its three- and four- course lunch. Diners can see the herb garden and are thenprovided with leaves, a choice of dressing and toppings to create their own salad. Different proteins are featured each month. This month, it is poached Norwegian salmon.

WHERE: Level 62 One Raffles Place, 1 Raffles Place MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: Mon - Fri (except public holidays): noon - 2pm PRICE: $48++ (three courses), $58++ (four courses); 10 per cent discount & priority window seating for Stellar Lunch Club members TEL: 6438-0410 INFO: E-mail info@1-altitude.com

Theatrical Sunday Champagne Brunch At Pan Pacific's Edge

Edge's Sunday Champagne Brunch has a new selection and features seven interactive live food theatres with 16 stations of signature items and a new kids' dessert corner with a cotton candy machine. There will also be up to 30 types of cheeses as well as Asian and Peranakan classics such as otak otak fried rice with silverfish.

WHERE: Level 3 Pan Pacific Singapore, 7 Raffles Boulevard MRT: Promenade WHEN: Every Sun (from April 2): noon - 4pm PRICE: $128++ - $208++ an adult, $64++ a child (aged six - 11) TEL: 6826-8240 INFO: E-mail celebrate.sin@panpacific.com

Sakura Matsuri At Isetan Nex

Isetan is bringing back the flavours of sakura and the best-loved Japanese Hanami food. The Sakura Matsuri will feature items such as Ichiban sakura beer ($19.90 to $75), sakura jelly ($5.70), Japanese sweet potato ($2), Shio sakura ramen ($14 a bowl), and assorted dried seafood ($14.50 for 75 to 180g).

WHERE: 03-22/23 Nex, 23 Serangoon Central MRT: Serangoon WHEN: Tue - April 9 (10.30am - 10pm) PRICE: Selected items $2 - $75 TEL: 6363-7777 INFO: E-mail isetansin@isetan.com.sg

Park Bench Deli's New All-Day Menu

Park Bench Deli has a new selection of gourmet sandwiches. New items include the Mortadella Hero ($16), Meatballs ($17) and The Falafel ($14) - made with chopped broccoli, breaded and fried, then finished with a refreshing, creamy tzatziki dip, alfalfa sprouts and sliced tomatoes on toasted sourdough rye bread.

WHERE: 179 Telok Ayer Street MRT: Telok Ayer WHEN: From Wed; lunch (Mon - Sat): 10.30am - 4pm; dinner (Mon - Fri): 5 - 9.30pm PRICE: $14 - $17 TEL: 6815-4600 INFO: www.parkbenchdeli.com

Coastes' Refreshed Breakfast And All-Day Dining Menu

Coastes at Siloso Beach, Sentosa, has rolled out new dishes in its refreshed breakfast and all-day dining menu. For breakfast (9am - 3pm daily), items include the classic Coastes Breakfast ($22), comprising scrambled eggs, grilled bacon, sausages, baked beans, mushrooms and toasted bread, and coffee or tea. Other choices include Bourbon-glazed pork ribs (half slab: $20, full slab: $30); and the baked portobello and arugula ciabatta ($16).

WHERE: 01-05, 50 Siloso Beach Walk, Sentosa MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: 9am - 11pm (Fri, Sat, eve of public holidays till 1am) PRICE: Selected items: $14 - $52 TEL: 6631-8938 INFO: E-mail reservations@coastes.com

FYR Celebrates 2nd Birthday With Caveman Cookout

To celebrate its second anniversary, FYR is throwing a Caveman Cookout party, with proceeds going to the Singapore Children's Society. Food items include a spread of prime meats, such as a whole suckling pig on the spit, alongside fresh seafood and vegetable skewers. Kids can enjoy activities such as cave drawings and caveman dress-up.

WHERE: 19 Boon Tat Street MRT: Telok Ayer WHEN: April 2, from noon PRICE: Meat items: from $6; skewers: $2 - $3; Caveman Platter: $60; beer: $32 a bucket; draught beers: $11 - $13 a pint TEL: 6221-3703 INFO: E-mail info@fyr.sg


WORLD GOURMET SUMMIT

Traditional Cantonese Fare At Peach Blossoms

Marina Mandarin's Gourmet Summit Lunch at Peach Blossoms features traditional Cantonese fare, dim sum and other specialities by chef Francis Chong. The six-course menu includes handcrafted scallop dim sum with XO imperial dumpling, abalone scallop siew mai, scallop and mango in yam puff, essence of sakura chicken with US whelk, fish maw and matsutake mushroom and Kurobuta pork rib "Dong Po".

WHERE: 6 Raffles Boulevard MRT: Promenade WHEN: Till April 16; Mon - Fri: noon - 3pm; weekends & public holidays: 11am - 3pm PRICE: $108++ a person TEL: 6845-1118 INFO: E-mail peachblossoms.marina@meritushotels.com

Song Of India Presents United Streets Food Of India

The lunch menu by chef Manjunath Mural will feature items such as lamb seekh kebabs and Malabar fish curry. Dinner dishes includeBombil fry (Bombay duck from Mumbai) and mutton kheema (Hyderabad).

WHERE: 33 Scotts Road MRT: Newton WHEN (PRICE): Wed; lunch ($48++ a person): noon - 3pm; dinner ($89++): 9 - 11pm TEL: 6838-0055 INFO: E-mail namaste@songofindia.com.sg


EASTER

Easter Sunday At Carlton City's Plate

Plate at Carlton City Hotel Singapore is rolling out a buffet spread on Easter Sunday, with activities such as bunny-ear handicraft. Besides seafood on ice, the lunch will feature roasts such as herb-crusted lamb leg and prime ribs.

WHERE: Level 3 Carlton City Hotel Singapore, 1 Gopeng Street MRT: Tanjong Pagar WHEN: April 16, noon - 2.30pm PRICE: $35++ a person; half-price for children aged seven - 12 (free for kids up to six years old) TEL: 6632-8922 INFO: E-mail f&b@carltoncity.sg

Easter Afternoon Tea At L'Espresso

Enjoy an assortment of sandwiches, salads, savouries, pastries, desserts, a chocolate fountain and traditional English scones. Coffee and TWG tea are included, but diners can also have, among other beverages, a glass of Laurent-Perrier champagne ($78++).

WHERE: Goodwood Park Hotel, 22 Scotts Road MRT: Orchard/Newton WHEN: April 15 & 16; noon - 2.30pm (first seating), 3 - 5.30pm (second seating) PRICE: $58++ an adult, $34++ a child (aged six - 11) TEL: 6730-1743 INFO: E-mail lespresso@goodwoodparkhotel.com


WINE EVENTS

Yealands Estate Wine Dinner

This event by Zafferano features wine from Yealands Estate, New Zealand's largest single vineyard, paired with dishes by head chef Marco Guccio. The menu features dishes such as Hokkaido scallop carpaccio, lobster bisque, housemade fettuccine with smoked Norwegian salmon and slow-cooked Rougie duck breast. Paired wines include Yealands Estate Single Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2015 and Single Vineyard Pinot Noir 2015.

WHERE: Level 43 Ocean Financial Centre, 10 Collyer Quay MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: Today, 7pm PRICE: $118++ a person TEL: 6509-1488 INFO: E-mail info@zafferano.sg

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 24, 2017, with the headline 'Happenings - Food'. Print Edition | Subscribe