Happenings - Food

FOOD

PROMOTIONS

Swedish Crayfish Lunch Party At Oso Grillery

The star is, of course, crayfish, which comes in dill mayonnaise with the cold, whole cooked crayfish "shell on". Other items include Norwegian salmon, shrimp and grilled whole mackerel, dry salted cold mousse and cured herring.

WHERE: 48 Bukit Pasoh Road MRT: Outram Park WHEN: Today, noon - 3pm PRICE: $88++ a person TEL: 6222-6772 INFO: E-mail grillery@oso.sg

Farmers' Market, Farming Workshop At Hotel Jen Orchardgateway

Hotel Jen Orchardgateway is holding two events tomorrow. The Organic- Friendly Farmers' Market will feature 20 home-grown farmers and vendors and their produce, from fresh pesto made from locally grown vegetables and herbs by Comcorp to fresh seafood by Ah Hua Kelong and Sea Farmers at Ubin. The Eat Your Garden Urban Farming Workshop covers basic knowledge on how to start growing produce in your apartment.

WHERE: 277 Orchard Road, Market at Makan@Jen Terrace (Level 10); Workshop at Zen Garden (Level 19); MRT: Somerset WHEN/PRICE: Tomorrow; 9am - 3pm (Farmers' Market, free admission); workshop, 2 - 5pm ($68 a person) INFO: eatyourgarden.peatix.com

Saturday Meaty Brunch By MeatLiquor And Decker Barbecue

MeatLiquor and Decker Barbecue join hands for a Saturday brunch session called MeatDecker. It will feature cocktails by MeatLiquor's mixologists and a selection of starters, sides, burgers and sandwiches. The highlight is Triple Decker, featuring smoked chopped brisket, pulled pork and sausage piled on a soft roll, with coleslaw.

WHERE: 99 Duxton Road MRT: Outram Park/Tanjong Pagar WHEN: Tomorrow, 11.30am - 4pm PRICE: $15++ - $20++ TEL: 6221-5343 INFO: E-mail reservations@meatliquor.com.sg

Celebrate 30 With "Flare" At Keyaki

As Pan Pacific Singapore celebrates its 30th anniversary, customers get to enjoy 30 per cent savings when they lunch at Keyaki's teppanyaki counter on weekdays. Classic lunch favourites include the eight-course Teppanyaki Prix Fixe menus with items such as beef sirloin or fillet, lobster and seafood. Guests may also go a la carte with dishes such as iberico pork and foie gras.

WHERE: 7 Raffles Boulevard, Level 4 MRT: Promenade WHEN: Till Dec 31 (weekday, except public holiday), 11.30am - 2.30pm PRICE: From $98++ (after 30 per cent discount) TEL: 6826-8240 INFO: E-mail celebrate.sin@panpacific.com

Froth's Two-course Lunch

Froth at Ascott Raffles Place is offering a two-course lunch, which starts with either Tom Yum Miso Soup or Healthy Cabbage Slaw. Choices for main are Beer Beef Rice Bowl, Pork Belly Kimchi Rice Bowl, Hearty Chicken Stew and Dry Laksa Pasta.

WHERE: 2 Finlayson Green, Level 2 MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: 11.30am - 2.30pm (weekday, except public holiday) PRICE: $19.90++ TEL: 6336-1228 INFO: E-mail hello@froth.sg

Zafferano's Italian Table Champagne Brunch

Zafferano' s Italian Table Saturday brunch offers classic Italian favourites. The meal comes in four courses served sharing-style - antipasti, pasta and pizzas, mains and desserts - each course comprising myriad dishes.

WHERE: Ocean Financial Centre, 10 Collyer Quay, Level 43 MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: Tomorrow, noon - 3pm PRICE: $98++ a person (includes free- flow G.H. Mumm champagne, Peroni beer, house wine, soft drinks, juices & coffee or tea) TEL: 6509-1488 INFO: E-mail reservations@zafferano.sg

UsQuBa Grill's New Menu With Whisky Pairing

UsQuBa Grill & Whisky Bar has launched a new seasonal menu by Michelin-starred group executive chef Guven Uyanik. For his Aberdeen Angus Steak Tartar, UsQuBa's resident whisky expert Fong Chan Teng recommends the sweet medium body of a Glendronach 12 Years. Other dishes include Grilled Lamb (paired with Dalmore 15 Years), Braised Kurobuta Pork (Bulleit Bourbon), Sanchoku Short Ribs (Glenmorangie Lasanta) and Grilled Venison (Highland Park 18).

WHERE: One Fullerton, 02-03B MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: Mon - Thu, 11.30am -11pm; Fri & Sat, 11.30 - 1am PRICE: Lunch set at $38++ a person TEL: 8723-6378 INFO: E-mail reserve.onefullerton@usquba.com


MID-AUTUMN FESTIVAL

Mooncakes With Eight Yolks From Marina Mandarin

Marina Mandarin Singapore mooncakes, made at Peach Blossoms, feature flavours such as the popular Eight Treasures (eight-yolk) white lotus paste ($72.80+); the new Charcoal Black Sesame Paste with melon seeds and gold dust ($62.80+ for a box of four, $70.80 for box of eight mini versions); Single ($62.80+) or Double Yolk ($65.80+) with white lotus paste; and the Macadamia Nuts with White Lotus Paste ($60.80+).

WHERE: 6 Raffles Boulevard, Level 5 MRT: Promenade/Esplanade WHEN: Till Sept 15 PRICE: $60.80+ - $72.80+; discounts of 25 per cent (till Wed) & 15 per cent (Thu - Sept 15) TEL: 6845-1118 INFO: E-mail peachblossoms.marina@meritushotels.com

MAD Museum Quartz Mooncakes

MAD Museum of Art & Design's Make A Difference Bistro has come out with Quartz Mooncakes. The chestnut pastry skin mooncakes is made from fresh water chestnuts, water chestnut powder and rock sugar. It is a self-cooled dessert that chills itself at room temperature.

WHERE: 10 Tanglin Road, 01-01 MRT: Orchard WHEN: 11 - 1am daily (till Sept 30) PRICE: Quartz mooncakes, $10 nett each; mini mooncakes (Jade, Sapphire, Ruby, Quartz) in boxes of four ($15) & six ($18) TEL: 6734-5688 INFO: E-mail info@madmuseumsingapore.com

New Snowskin Flavours From Goodwood Park Hotel

Goodwood Park Hotel has three new snowskin flavours and also new alcoholic and chocolate versions. Besides favourites Black Thorn Durian Snowskin ($54 nett for two/ $88 for four) and Mao Shan Wang Snowskin ($50/$82), there is the Snowskin Combo ($68) in a box containing one piece each of Yuzu Lychee, Mango with Pomelo, Cempedak and Mao Shan Wang flavours.

WHERE: The Deli, 22 Scotts Road MRT: Orchard/Newton WHEN: Till Sept 15 (pre-orders close on Sept 9); 9am - 9pm (The Deli) PRICE: Two pieces, $33 - $54; four pieces, $54 - $88; traditional piglet biscuit (lotus seed paste), $9.80 each TEL: 6730-1867/68 INFO: E-mail mooncake@goodwoodparkhotel.com


SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX

Pan Pacific's Champagne And Vodka Offers

Pan Pacific Singapore's Atrium and Pacific Marketplace are revving up for F1 Singapore with bubbly and fine liquor, served by associates dressed in race-inspired uniforms. On offer are Laurent-Perrier Brut Champagne (200ml) at $88 nett for five bottles (usual $100) - light to medium-bodied, apple and pear flavours with lively acidity and a slightly toasty finish - and Grey Goose Vodka (Atrium only) at $188 a bottle (usual $320) - clear, fresh with an elegant floral aroma.

WHERE: Atrium & Pacific Marketplace, 7 Raffles Boulevard, Pan Pacific Singapore, Level 1 MRT: Promenade WHEN: From Thu PRICE: $88 - $188 nett TEL: 6826-8240 INFO: E-mail celebrate.sin@panpacific.com


COOKING WORKSHOP

South Indian Food With Rakesh Raghunathan

Food and travel show host Rakesh Raghunathan will conduct a hands-on workshop featuring heirloom vegetarian recipes from South India. Dishes include Kumbakonam Kadappa (potatoes cooked in moong dal gravy from the household of Thanjavur Tamils), Daangar (raitha that is served at Thanjavur weddings), Poori Paayasam (pooris made with rava and dunked in a pot of hot saffron-flavoured kheer) and Goliyachi Ras (banana balls in a sweet and sour gravy).

WHERE: Palate Sensations Cooking School, 10 Biopolis Road, Chromos, 01-03 MRT: Buona Vista WHEN: Sept 14, 7 - 10pm PRICE: $150 a person INFO: booking.palatesensations.com

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 26, 2016, with the headline 'Happenings - Food'. Print Edition | Subscribe