Happenings - Food

The Peranakan Dinner Buffet at Royale Restaurant, Mercure Singapore Bugis.
The Peranakan Dinner Buffet at Royale Restaurant, Mercure Singapore Bugis. PHOTO: ROYALE RESTAURANT, MERCURE SINGAPORE BUGIS

FOOD

PROMOTIONS

Foie Gras Ramen At Menya Sakura

This month-old Nagoya ramen restaurant has launched foie gras ramen, which is available only at its Singapore outlet. It comprises slabs of sous-vide chicken breast stuffed with foie gras, French mushroom fricassee, pine nuts and watercress, on top of the usual onsen egg and bamboo shoots. Balancing the richness and creaminess of the foie gras cubes is a light chicken broth that is brewed for six hours and concocted with aromatic argan oil from Morocco.

WHERE: 69 Boat Quay MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: Till July 1 PRICE: $22.90 TEL: 9469-3366 INFO: www.menya- sakura.com/sg

Lions Vs All Blacks At Club Meatballs

Enjoy free flow lager, prosecco as well as red and white wine at Club Meatballs while watching live telecasts of rugby test matches between British Lions and the New Zealand All Blacks. Those who opt for food as well have a choice of roast lamb or beef, and dessert. Vegetarian options are available.

WHERE: 01-35 China Square Central, 20 Cross Street MRT: Telok Ayer WHEN: Tomorrow, July 1 & 8, 2 - 5pm (games start at 3pm) PRICE: $88 ($50++: no alcohol) a person, $108 with food; all-day Happy Hour: 25 per cent discount on beer, wine & spirits TEL: 6222-8660 INFO: E-mail events@clubmeatballs.com

All-star Desserts At Shangri-La

Shangri-La Hotel is serving a modern reinvention of three of its best-selling desserts since the hotel opened in 1971. The chefs behind them are pastry chef Cheryl Koh of Tarte by Cheryl Koh (black forest tart), chef Audrey Wang of dessert cafe Sunday Folks (sea salt gula melaka ice cream with sago and caramelised banana) and the hotel's executive pastry chef, Herve Potus (durian cheesecake tart).

WHERE: 22 Orange Grove Road MRT: Orchard WHEN: Till Sept 10; Shophouse by Shangri-La: 7am - 9pm; Lobby Lounge: 7.30am - 1am PRICE: $11+ (takeaway: Shophouse by Shangri-La:)/$11++ (dine-in: Lobby Lounge) each TEL: 6213-4398 INFO: E-mail dining.sls@shangri-la.com

Peranakan Dinner Buffet Promotion At Royale Restaurant

Royale Restaurant's Peranakan dinner buffet has more than 20 Straits Chinese offerings. The D-I-Y fruit rojak is a must before you head to the a la minute kitchen for laksa, mee rebus, satay, popiah and pandan chicken. Other highlights include salted vegetable duck soup, assam prawns, curry fish, babi pongteh, itek sio, Nonya chap chye, beef rendang, chicken curry with potatoes, dry mee siam and ginger-lemongrass rice. Desserts include kueh-kueh, golden durian pillow, durian swiss roll and durian puffs.

WHERE: Level 3 Mercure Singapore Bugis, 122 Middle Road MRT: Bugis WHEN: Fri, Sat & public holidays (till Aug 26): 6 - 10pm PRICE: $48++ a person, $24++ a child up to age 12 TEL: 6521-6030 INFO: E-mail HA0D7-RE@accor.com

Kebab & Biryani Festival At Raffles' Tiffin Room

The Kebab & Biryani Festival returns to Raffles Singapore's Tiffin Room from June 30. Tuck into grilled and spiced kebabsand biryani slow-cooked on fire with marinated meat, seafood or vegetables. Chef de cuisine Kuldeep Negi has curated a melange of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes that will take diners on a North Indian culinary journey. This season, he also presents a live station of galouti kebabs (lamb and vegetarian options marinated with saffron and rose water).

WHERE: Raffles Singapore, 1 Beach Road MRT: City Hall WHEN/PRICE: June 30 - July 9; buffet lunch (noon - 2pm): $60++ a person; buffet dinner (7 - 10pm): $75++ a person TEL: 6412-1816 INFO: E-mail dining.singapore@raffles.com

Odette's Spring/Summer Menu

Chef Julien Royer's spring/summer menu at Odette uses ingredients in classic French cuisine with Asian touches, such as foie gras with Japanese abalone in a smoked eel dashi consomme, the Escargot Gros Gris Tart, and the Matured Duck Excellence Mieral served two ways with puree Cardinale, glazed beets and pickled cherries.

WHERE: 01-04 National Gallery Singapore, 1 St Andrew's Road MRT: City Hall WHEN: Lunch (Tue - Sat): noon - 1.30pm; dinner (Mon - Sat): 7 - 9pm; closed on Sun & public holidays PRICE: Lunch: $98++ - $208++ (Tue - Fri), $168++ - $228++ (Sat), wine: $65++ - $165++; dinner: $228++ - $268++ (Mon - Thu), $268++ (Fri & Sat), wine: $165++ - $195++ TEL: 6385-0498 INFO: E-mail enquiry@odetterestaurant.com

1-for-1 Pizzas At Mad For Garlic

Mad For Garlic, which serves Italian cuisine with a Korean twist, is offering a one-for-one on selected pizzas and 30 per cent off a la carte items. Pizza choices include Gorgonzola Cheese Pizza ($20.50++), The Mad Maxi Nacho Pizza ($23.50++), BBC Chicken Ranch Pizza ($22.50++) and the Meatarian Pizza ($23++). Steaks ($37.50++ to $48.50++), speciality dishes and desserts are also available.

WHERE: 02-300/301 Suntec City, 3 Temasek Boulevard MRT: Promenade WHEN: 11.30am - 10pm (Fri & Sat: till 11pm) PRICE: Pizzas: $20.50++ - $23.50++; pastas: $19++ - $23.50++; others: $20.50++ - $48.50++ TEL: 6238-1930 INFO: E-mail suntec@madforgarlic.com.sg; coupons (valid till July 14) via scryp.sg

Beef & Reef At 10 At Claymore

Pan Pacific Orchard's 10 at Claymore combines the harvests from both land and sea in Beef & Reef, which offers oysters from France, Ireland and the United States, Boston lobsters and Australian Beef Wagyu Tomahawk. Each oyster is freshly shucked or used in the popular Singapore dish, oyster omelette. The buffet includes Penang favourites, sashimi, international dishes, housemade desserts, pastries and crepes. Pairing with wines from the Pacific Rim is available.

WHERE: Pan Pacific Orchard, 10 Claymore Road MRT: Orchard WHEN: July 1 to Sept 30; 6 - 10.30pm PRICE: Dinner (daily): $68++ TEL: 6831-6686 INFO: E-mail dining.ppsgo@panpacific.com

Happy Hour At Fat Prince

Fat Prince's Happy Hour starts at 4pm with $10 beer (Peroni Lager), house white and red wine and $12 spiked sodas. There is also freshly baked pita bread with housemade hummus. Housemade sodas include Orange & Cardamom soda, Peppermint & Lemon, Turkish Tea & Ginger and Fig & Date. Salads, kebabs, sharing dishes, brunch items and sides are also available.

WHERE: 48 Peck Seah Street MRT: Tanjong Pagar WHEN: Mon - Fri: Coffee from 8am, lunch: 11.30am - 3pm; Mon - Sat: dinner: 6pm - midnight; weekend brunch: 11.30am - 3pm PRICE: Call to inquire TEL: 8221-3683 INFO: E-mail info@fatprincesg.com

Italian Celebrity Chef At Fratelli RWS

Visiting Italian celebrity chef Roberto Cerea will unveil a new menu at Fratelli, Resorts World Sentosa. Put together with Fratelli's chef de cuisine Davide Bizzarri, the menu comprises new and signature creations from chef Cerea's three-Michelin-starred second-generation family-run restaurant, Da Vittorio, in Lombardy. Highlights include Homemade Square Spaghetti Pasta Chitarra served with Braised Beef Short Ribs Ragout and Black Truffle Shavings, and the Milanese Veal Cutlet.

WHERE: Level 2 Hotel Michael, Resorts World Sentosa MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Mon - June 30; lunch: noon - 2.30pm; dinner: 6 - 10.30pm (closed on Tue except public holidays) PRICE: Call to inquire TEL: 6577-6555 INFO: E-mail fratelli@rwsentosa.com

Domino's Pizzas At $3.90 On Super Tuesday

For Domino's Pizzas' Super Tuesday deal, a personal pizza is $3.90 when it is ordered online. It is $4.90 for walk-in orders. You can upsize to a regular for $6, a large for $11 and an extra large for $16 for both online and takeaway orders.

WHERE: Domino's outlets/online MRT: Various WHEN: Every Tue (till July 9); delivery hours: 10.30am - 11pm PRICE: From $3.90 TEL: 6222-6333 INFO: www.dominos.com.sg

$9.90 Lunch Special At Daily Affairs

Daily Affairs in Cairnhill Community Club is offering a daily lunch special at $9.90 nett, serving fusion food such as braised beef short rib with aged Chinese Huadiao wine with potato pancake and baked cereal crust Atlantic salmon marinated with miso.

WHERE: Cairnhill Community Club, 1 Anthony Road MRT: Newton WHEN: Mon - Sat: 11am - 10pm PRICE: Lunch special: $9.90 nett TEL: 6262-4342 INFO: E-mail info@daily-affairs.com

Heritage Afternoon Tea: Au Jardin

InterContinental Singapore's pastry chef Ben Goh presents a new spring-inspired Heritage Afternoon Tea: Au Jardin at the hotel's The Lobby Lounge. Highlights include English sandwiches and fresh scones, baked salmon with ginger flower and dill cream and the ratatouille-thyme flower quiche which boasts creamy stewed vegetables and thyme.

WHERE: Level 1 InterContinental Singapore, 80 Middle Road MRT: Bugis WHEN: Till July 31: 2 - 5pm daily PRICE: $78++ or $108++ (for two) TEL: 6825-1008 INFO: singapore.intercontinental.com/thelobbylounge

RAMADAN

Roasted Whole Lamb At AquaMarine

The Iftar buffet spread at AquaMarine includes grilled salmon with rempah and spicy coconut, chicken and jackfruit curry that goes with roti jala, wagyu beef oxtail rendang and steamed seafood white otah in banana leaves. On Fridays and Saturdays, there is Balinese roasted whole baby lamb with tamarind pineapple and chilli dip.

WHERE: Level 4 Marina Mandarin Singapore, 6 Raffles Boulevard MRT: Promenade WHEN: Till Mon PRICE: From $70++ a person; produce a printed 4R family photo (four - eight people) & get 30 per cent off TEL: 6845-1111 INFO: E-mail aquamarine.marina@meritushotels.com

WINE EVENT

Winesday And Wine O'Clock At Pan Pacific Singapore

At Pan Pacific Singapore's Atrium, every Wednesday is Winesday, with unlimited flow of Australian and Chilean wines that can be paired with sharing dishes such as warm Alaskan king crab leg, wine-steeped French black mussels, a cheese platter or mini wagyu beef sliders. For Wine O'Clock (Pacific Marketplace), buy a bottle of wine and get a complimentary charcuterie platter (for two, dine-in only) that includes pepper salami, pork garlic sausages and signature Virginia ham.

WHERE: Level 1 Pan Pacific Singapore, 7 Raffles Boulevard MRT: Promenade WHEN/PRICE: Winesday (Every Wed till Nov 29: 6 - 9pm): $48++ a person for free-flow wine (sharing dishes from $12++); Wine O'Clock (till July 31, 4 - 10pm): $58++ a bottle, includes complimentary charcuterie platter for two (dine-in only) TEL: 6826-8240 INFO: E-mail celebrate.sin@panpacific.com

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 23, 2017, with the headline 'Happenings - Food'. Print Edition | Subscribe