Happenings - Food

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FOOD

PROMOTIONS

White Asparagus Promotions At Gordon Grill, Min Jiang

Goodwood Park Hotel's Gordon Grill and Min Jiang at One-North are serving white asparagus this month. Gordon Grill presents it blanched or grilled ($52++ for 500g, $103++ for 1kg) or with Norwegian smoked salmon ($24++) or pan-grilled scallop ($42++). At Min Jiang, the menu includes double-boiled wild chicken consomme with wanton and dried scallop served in claypot ($15++), braised sea perch ($18++), pan-fried fresh prawns in Min Jiang X.O. chilli sauce ($35++) and fresh scallops ($42++).

WHERE: 22 Scotts Road (Gordon Grill), 5 Rochester Park (Min Jiang) MRT: Orchard/Newton (Gordon Grill), Buona Vista (Min Jiang) WHEN: Till May 31; 11.30am (Gordon Grill: noon) - 2.30pm; 6.30 (Gordon Grill: 7) - 10.30pm TEL/INFO: Min Jiang: 6774-0122, e-mail j1n@ goodwoodparkhotel.com; Gordon Grill: 6730-1744, e-mail gordon_grill@goodwoodparkhotel.com


MOTHER'S DAY

Brunch At One-Ninety

One-Ninety's Mother's Day brunch buffet starts off with seafood on ice, such as Maine lobster and Alaskan king crab. The salad bar and cold cuts station will have Jagwurst ham, smoked lamb loin, pork mortadella, Avruga caviar and Italian and French cheeses, while the carving station will serve local roasts, such as pork belly and roast duck. Mums get a red velvet cake upon arrival.

WHERE: Lobby level, Four Seasons Hotel Singapore, 190 Orchard Road MRT: Orchard WHEN: Sun, 11.40am - 1.40pm & 2 - 4pm PRICE: $148++ - $238++ an adult; $74++ a child aged five - 11 TEL: 6831-7250 INFO: E-mail one-ninety.sin@fourseasons.com

Taste Of The World Buffet At Coleman's Cafe

Besides offering cold dishes and salad, hot fried items and seafood on ice, the buffet at Coleman's Cafe also features a carving station, Japanese corner, noodle station serving nyonya laksa and mee rebus, Chinese roast section, curry station, Taiwan corner as well as desserts. For dinner, there are also fresh oysters, chilli crab with bun and Korean barbecue.

WHERE: Level 5 Peninsula Excelsior Hotel, 5 Coleman Street MRT: City Hall WHEN: Sat & Sun, noon - 2.30pm, 6 - 9.30pm PRICE: Lunch/dinner: $48++/$58++ an adult, $28++/$38++ a child; complimentary cake for groups of four TEL: 6416-1132 INFO: E-mail pe.coleman@ytchotels.com.sg.

Mother's Day Set Menu At TWG Tea

The two-course set menu consists of Lobster Timbale, chilled Maine lobster and avocado timbale seasoned with spicy citrus and honey dressing and served with pickles and tea-infused spinach salad; and a wild strawberries and cream tart perfumed with vanilla bourbon tea.

WHERE (WHEN): 01-22 Republic Plaza, 9 Raffles Place (till today); 02-21 Ion Orchard, 2 Orchard Turn; Level 2 Takashimaya, 391 Orchard Road; B2 The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, 2 Bayfront Avenue (till Sun) PRICE: $38 a person INFO: www.twgtea.com

Buffet At Food Capital, Set Menu At Grissini

Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel's Grissini, which serves Italian cuisine, will serve a four-course set menu on Mother's Day comprising dishes not available on the regular a la carte menu. Food Capital's buffet features favourites such as wok-fried slipper lobster, poached garoupa roulade and rotisserie roasted farm-fed chicken.

WHERE: 392 Havelock Road MRT: Outram Park WHEN/PRICE: Till Sun; Food Capital ($88++ an adult, $44++ a child aged five - 11, $10++ a child below five): noon - 2.30pm, 6.30 - 10.30pm; Grissini ($78++ a person) noon - 2.30pm (lunch today only), 6.30 - 10.30pm TEL: 6233-1100 INFO: E-mail dining.gcw@millenniumhotels.com

Gao Peng Parents' Day Set Menu

Gao Peng Cuisine has an eight-course menu to celebrate both Mother's Day and Father's Day, with dishes such as crispy silverfish with yuzu sauce, prawns with honey rock sugar sauce, steamed Dover sole fillet with radish, chicken with garlic and scallions, stir-fried longevity noodles with mushrooms and double-boiled papaya with white fungus and Chinese almonds.

WHERE: 02-12 White Sands, 1 Pasir Ris Central Street 3 MRT: Pasir Ris WHEN: Till Sun (June 9 - 18 for Father's Day): 11am - 10pm PRICE: $88++ (for two people) - $438++ (for 10) TEL: 6385-4901 INFO: gaojifood.com

Classic Italian Feast At Osteria Art

The Mother's Day set starts with white asparagus casserole with smoked quail egg, black garlic and truffle, followed by tagliolini with razor clams and vermouth. The main course is Italian sea bass with celeriac, trombetta and zucchini flowers or roasted quail with foie gras, heirloom carrots and thyme jus. Dessert is Amalfi lemon and mascarpone mousse with candied rhubarb.

WHERE: 01-01, 55 Market Street MRT: Raffles Place WHEN/PRICE: Sun; lunch (noon - 3pm): $68++ a person, dinner (6 - 11pm): $88++ a person TEL: 6877-6933 INFO: E-mail book@osteriaart.com

A La Carte Brunch And Dinner Buffet At Monti

Monti at The Fullerton Pavilion, which overlooks Marina Bay, is offering an a la carte brunch and dinner on Sunday. Besides the salad and dessert stations, diners can order seafood platters, cold cuts and meats, as well as eggs and pastas from the a la carte menu. Mums get a complimentary lobster with the seafood platter, a glass of Mimosa and a cruise by the bay.

WHERE: Fullerton Pavilion, 82 Collyer Quay MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: Sun; noon - 3pm, 6 - 9pm PRICE: $90++ - $160++ an adult; $60++ a child aged seven - 12; free for kids up to age six TEL: 6535-0724 INFO: E-mail reservations@monti.sg

Brunch, Lunch, High Tea, Dinner At Conrad Centennial

At Conrad Centennial, families can celebrate Mother's Day with brunch or dinner at Oscar's, high tea at Lobby Lounge or a dim sum lunch or set dinner at Golden Peony this weekend. Highlights at Oscar's include an outdoor barbecue station serving lobsters and prime cuts.

WHERE: 2 Temasek Boulevard MRT: Promenade WHEN/PRICE: Oscar's dinner (tomorrow, 6 - 10pm): $98++ - $158++ an adult, $49++ a child aged six - 12; brunch (Sun, 12.30 - 3.30pm): $128++ - $188++ an adult, $64++ a child; Lobby Lounge high tea (tomorrow - Sun; 2 - 4pm, 4.30 - 6.30pm): $52++ - 92++ an adult, $26++ a child; Golden Peony dim sum lunch (tomorrow - Sun, 11am - 12.30pm, 1 - 2.30pm): $98++ an adult, $49++ a child; set dinner (Sun, 6.30 - 10.30pm): $68++ - $88++ a person TEL: 6432-7481 (Oscar's), 6432-7483 (Lobby Lounge), 6432-7482 (Golden Peony) INFO: www.connoisseur.sg

Flower Bar, Party Box For Mum At Little House Of Dreams

Besides the buffet, which includes sweet treats, mums get to create their own bouquet from the flower bar at the Little House of Dreams cafe. It is also selling the Love You Mum Party Box, which contains items such as burgers, soba noodles, three sides, two salads and a 11.5cm baby cake with a $10 gift card and a small bouquet.

WHERE: 01-14, 8 Dempsey Road MRT: Botanic Gardens WHEN: Sun, 11am - 9pm PRICE: $58 an adult, $28 a child aged four - 12; mothers dine free with three paying adults; Party Box: $89.90 TEL: 6472-4977 INFO: E-mail hello@littlehouseofdreams.com

Four-Course Dinner At The Knolls

The Knolls at Capella Singapore will be serving a four-course dinner by culinary director David Senia, featuring smoked haddock with piquillo coulis and seafood sagne with fresh mussels. Main course choices are pan-seared beef tenderloin in Provencal style or pan-seared sea bass. Dessert is 64 per cent dark chocolate fondant with vanilla bean ice cream.

WHERE: Capella Singapore, 1 The Knolls MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Sun, 6.30 - 10pm PRICE: $98++ a person TEL: 6591-5046 INFO: E-mail knolls.singapore@capellahotels.com

Semi-Buffet Champagne Brunch At Raffles Grill

Raffles Grill's semi-buffet champagne brunch for Mother's Day features seafood such as Maine lobster and Alaskan king crab, live carvings in US prime cote de boeuf and Welsh lamb saddle, alongside canapes such as foie gras, 64-degree egg, cheese and desserts. They are accompanied by freshly baked bread, house-made butter and chef's choice of main course such as the Dover sole fillet.

WHERE: Raffles Singapore, 1 Beach Road MRT: City Hall WHEN: Sun, noon - 3pm PRICE: From $208++ a person TEL: 6412-1816 INFO: E-mail dining.singapore@raffles.com


DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL

Wagyu Rice Dumplings At Li Bai

Making its debut this year at Sheraton Towers' Li Bai Cantonese Restaurant is the wagyu and matsutake mushroom rice dumpling ($48). It joins two favourites - abalone and pumpkin rice dumpling ($45) and the traditional rice dumpling ($42), which is filled with ingredients such as pork belly, roast duck, Chinese mushrooms, chestnuts, salted egg, conpoy and dried shrimp.

WHERE: Lobby level, Sheraton Towers Singapore, 39 Scotts Road MRT: Newton WHEN: Mon - May 30 PRICE: $42+ - $48+ (takeaway); $42++ - $48++ (dine-in) TEL: 6839-5623 INFO: E-mail libai@sheratonsingapore.com

Trio From Hua Ting

Orchard Hotel's Hua Ting restaurant marks the Dragon Boat Festival with a trio of house-made rice dumplings. The rice dumpling stuffed with Chinese cured meat, yam and dried shrimp ($15.80) is masterchef Lap Fai's new creation. One of last year's top sellers is the vegetarian brown rice dumpling with trio of mushrooms and black summer truffle paste ($14.80). There is also the pillow-shaped signature Hong Kong-style rice dumpling ($24.80).

WHERE: Level 2 Orchard Hotel Singapore, 442 Orchard Road MRT: Orchard WHEN: Till May 30 PRICE: $14.80+ - $24.80+ (takeaway); $14.80++ - $24.80++ (dine-in) TEL: 6739-6666 INFO: E-mail huating.ohs@millenniumhotels.com


WINE EVENT

10 Italian Classics At Breton

From an unfiltered Prosecco to an organic Chianti, a Nebbiolo or an Amarone, discover 10 wines from Italian vineyards presented by Angra Wines. They are for sale at $23.80 to $64 a bottle - for takeaway, home delivery or to enjoy at Breton during the evening with no corkage fee. The wine-tasting comes with a complimentary tasting platter comprising blue cheese eclair, pork rillette on crouton and grilled chicken on blinis.

WHERE: 544 Serangoon Road MRT: Farrer Park WHEN: Today, from 6.30pm PRICE: $23.80 - $64 a bottle TEL: 6299-3544 INFO: E-mail info@breton.com.sg

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 12, 2017, with the headline 'Happenings - Food'. Print Edition | Subscribe