Happenings - Food

FOOD

PROMOTIONS

New Ubin Seafood Charity Luncheon

Proceeds from the event will go to the Singapore Association for Mental Health's YouthReach arm. The proposed menu includes satay, house-smoked turkey, prawn masala with briyani rice and US Black Angus ribeye with fried rice. Halal food will be catered separately.

WHERE: 27 Sin Ming Road MRT: Marymount WHEN: Tomorrow, noon - 3pm PRICE: $80 a person TEL: 9740-6870/9362-2294 INFO: E-mail makan@newubinseafood.com

Jack's Place Goes Back To The '80s

Jack's Place at Bras Basah Complex, one of the restaurant chain's oldest outlets, goes back to the 1980s with a special menu to recap its old-time favourites. These include Timeless Special Steak ($31.50++), Classic Carpetbag Steak ($30.50++), Jack's Place Prawn & Mango Cocktail ($9.80++) and Grilled Ikan Kurau with watercress sauce ($20.80++).

Other outlets will feature this menu from Sept 1 to Oct 31 as part of the chain's 50th anniversary celebrations.

WHERE: Bras Basah Complex, 231 Bain Street, 01-01 MRT: City Hall WHEN: Aug 29 - Sept 4, 11am - 10.30pm PRICE: Selected favourites priced from $9.80++ - $31.50++ TEL: 6338-6634 INFO: jacksplace.com.sg

Thai Favourites At Chang Sensory Trails

The Chang Sensory Trails food fiesta, which kicks off tomorrow, will feature Thai dishes such as Long Chim's signature cured pork fritters, Long Tail Asian Brasserie & Bar's Chiangmai Bites and Tamarind Hill's prawn in crystal roll with sweet basil.

WHERE: Bayfront Event Space , 1 Bayfront Avenue MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Tomorrow, 2 - 10pm PRICE: Free admission INFO: changbeer.com

Breakfast Grab & Go At Pacific Marketplace

Buy takeaway tea or premium Lavazza coffee at Pacific Marketplace and get a complimentary croissant in butter, almond or chocolate flavour.

WHERE: Pan Pacific Singapore, 7 Raffles Boulevard, Level 1 MRT: Promenade WHEN: Daily, from 8am for takeaway PRICE: From $5.50 TEL: 6826-8240 INFO: E-mail celebrate.sin@panpacific.com

Seasonal Tastes' Treat For Your Birthday

Celebrate your birthday - on the actual day - for free at The Westin Singapore's Seasonal Tastes when accompanied by at least three paying guests. The lunch and dinner buffets feature crustaceans, a live carving station and desserts. Proof of birth date is required. The offer is not valid during the year-end festive period.

WHERE: The Westin Singapore, 12 Marina View, Asia Square Tower 2, Level 32 MRT: Downtown WHEN/PRICE: Till Dec 30; lunch, noon - 2.30pm, Mon - Sat, $48++ a person; Neptune's Table, noon - 3pm, Sun, $88++; dinner, 6 - 10pm, Sun - Thu, $68++ & Fri - Sat, $82++ TEL: 6922-6968 INFO: E-mail restaurant.reservation@westin.com

New Offerings At Dehesa

Dehesa chef Jean-Philippe Patruno's range of signature meat dishes includes pluma Iberica, beef ribs, short ribs, rump of lamb and veal chop. His tasting menu comprises new and existing favourites and some one-time-only seasonal specials. The new three-course set lunch comprises, for starters, a choice of slow-cooked egg with chorizo and smoked mash, white fish ceviche or gazpacho with cucumber and basil; for mains, pork shoulder or golden snapper; and for dessert, crema catalana and arroz leche.

WHERE: 12 North Canal Road MRT: Clarke Quay WHEN: Lunch, 11.30am - 2.30pm, Mon - Fri; dinner 5.30pm - midnight, Mon - Sat PRICE: Lunch, $28++ - $38++ a person (three-course set); dinner, from $28++ (meat dishes); $88++ - $128++ (tasting menu) TEL: 6221-7790 INFO: E-mail reservations@dehesa.com.sg

Art At Curate With Visiting Scandinavian Chef

Resorts World Sentosa has Scandinavian chef Esben Holmboe Bang from Maaemo, the first three- Michelin-starred restaurant in Norway, as guest chef for the third edition of Art At Curate. The event will feature his creations such as emulsion of raw Norwegian oysters from Bomlo and scallop from the coast of Trondheim.

WHERE: Curate, Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Forum Level 1 MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Sept 16 - 25 (closed on Sun & Mon); lunch, noon - 2.30pm; dinner: 7 - 10.30pm PRICE: Four-course lunch with wine pairing, $280++ a person; eight-course dinner with wine & champagne pairing, $480++ (book by Sun for $30 discount) TEL: 6577-7288 INFO: E-mail curate@rwsentosa.com


MID-AUTUMN FESTIVAL

Hua Ting's New Snowskin Flavours

Orchard Hotel Singapore's Hua Ting restaurant has two new mini snowskin mooncakes by masterchef Lap Fai. The low-sugar Blueberry With Vintage Hua Diao Wine and Salted Caramel With Hazelnut Crunch complement the signature gold- dusted charcoal snowskin Avocado With Almond Flakes and White Lotus Paste With Champagne Ganache (all $68+ for a box of eight). Hua Ting's popular baked mooncakes include white lotus paste with single yolk ($68+ for a box of four) or double yolk ($72+) and macadamia nuts. The Traditional Treasures Gift Box ($70+) comprises four selections of baked mooncakes.

WHERE: Lobby kiosk, Orchard Hotel Singapore, 442 Orchard Road MRT: Orchard WHEN: Till Sept 15, noon - 8pm daily PRICE: $68+ - $72+ (box of four), mini snowskin: $68+ (box of eight) TEL: 6739-6666 INFO: E-mail huating.ohs@millenniumhotels.com

Carlton's Signature Mooncakes

Among Carlton Hotel Singapore's signature mooncakes are its best- selling Mini Walnut Moontarts ($60+ - $62+ for a box of eight). The popular ones are Mini Mao Shan Wang Durian Snowskin ($68+) and Mini Red Velvet Snowskin ($63+). For a healthier choice, the hotel has a low-sugar white lotus paste mooncake ($64+ for a box of four). Other options include traditional mixed nuts ($68+).

WHERE: 76 Bras Basah Road MRT: Bras Basah/City Hall WHEN: Till Sept 15 PRICE: $60+ - $68+ for a box of four (or eight for mini mooncakes) TEL: 6349-1292 INFO: E-mail restaurants@carltonhotel.sg

Udders Ice Cream Mooncakes

Udders Ice Cream is featuring snowskin ice-cream mooncakes with four of its most popular flavours: Cookies & Cream ($60 for a box of four), Strawberry Fields ($60), Awesomely Chocolate ($65) and Mao Shan Wang Durian ($70). Mixed flavours are also available ($65).

WHERE: 246D Upper Thomson Road MRT: Marymount WHEN: Till Sept 15 PRICE: $60 - $70; 20 per cent early- bird discount for orders till Aug 28, 10 per cent discount for two boxes or more (Aug 29 - Sept 15) INFO: Go to www.udders.com.sg for locations of other outlets


WINE EVENT

1990 Horizontal Wine Dinner At Saint Pierre

Saint Pierre is presenting a one-night gastronomic event on Aug 26. Chef Emmanuel Stroobant and new executive chef Mathieu Escoffier have created a menu featuring seasonal ingredients, including langoustine, seabass, matsutake mushroom, pigeon and wagyu beef. Featured 1990 wines from Saint Pierre's cellars include Krug Brut (Champagne) and Cabernet Shiraz Bin 90A Penfolds Wines (South Australia).

WHERE: One Fullerton, 1 Fullerton, Road, 02-02B MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: Aug 26, 7pm PRICE: $188++ a person ($588 with wine pairing) TEL: 6438-0887 INFO: E-mail info@saintpierre.com.sg

NZ Winery Celebrates A Century Of Wine-making

New Zealand winery Babich Wines is celebrating 100 years of family wine-making at Tamarind Hill Singapore with a four-course wine dinner of modern Siamese creations. Dishes include salmon loin with Thai chilli vinaigrette paired with Babich Gimblett Gravels Gewurztraminer 2013 and lamb chops with peanut sauce and kaffir lime-roasted potatoes paired with Babich The Patriarch 2011.

WHERE: Tamarind Hill, 30 Labrador Park Villa MRT: Labrador Park WHEN: Aug 30, from 7pm PRICE: $98++ with wine pairing TEL: 6278-6364 INFO: E-mail singapore@tamarindrestaurants.com

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 19, 2016, with the headline 'Happenings - Food'. Print Edition | Subscribe