Happenings: Food

FOOD

PROMOTIONS

Brown Rice At Curry Times

Curry Times customers can now ask for brown rice instead of white rice - at no extra charge - to go with its dishes such as Signature Curry Chicken ($8.50++), Traditional Beef Brisket ($9.90++), Rendang Beef ($11.90++), Sambal Chicken Super Drum ($8.50++) and Assam Fish Fillet ($9.90++). A la carte brown rice is also available at $1.20++ a bowl.

WHERE (MRT): 02-08 WestGate, 3 Gateway Drive (Jurong East); B2-51 Changi Airport Terminal 3, 65 Airport Boulevard (Changi Airport); 01-70 OneKM Mall, 11 Tanjong Katong Road (Paya Lebar) WHEN: WestGate: 11am - 10pm; Terminal 3: 8am - 11pm daily; OneKM: 11am - 10pm PRICE: Selected items: $8.50++ - $11.90++ INFO: E-mail: info@currytimes.com.sg

High Tea With Masaba At Rang Mahal

Indian fashion designer Masaba Gupta shares her designing and styling ideas at Rang Mahal tomorrow. On the menu by executive chef Milind Sovani are items such as Tandoori Smoked Salmon Mousse, Madras Onion Guacamole With Chilled Kyuri and a variety of sweets that includes Mango Srikhand Brulee and Rang Mahal's Diwali mithai selection.

WHERE: Level 3 Pan Pacific Singapore, 7 Raffles Boulevard MRT: Promenade WHEN: Tomorrow; 3 - 5pm (pop-up shop from 11am) PRICE: $38++ a person TEL: 6850-7980 INFO: E-mail marketing@rangmahal.com.sg

Longevity Menu At 52 Per Cent Of Usual Price

Park Hotel Clarke Quay is offering its eight-course Longevity Menu at 52 per cent of its original price. Highlights include Park Double Happiness Combination, Steamed Red Garoupa In Hong Kong Style, Braised Sea Cucumber With Broccoli, Stir-fried Prawns With Garlic, Tri-coloured Peppers And Celery and Braised Shark's Fin Crab Meat With Baby Cabbage.

WHERE: Park Hotel Clarke Quay, 1 Unity Street MRT: Clarke Quay WHEN: Lunch & dinner PRICE: $462++ for table of 10 (usual price $888++), includes longevity buns TEL: 6593-8825/59 INFO: E-mail bqt.phcq@parkhotelgroup.com

Autumn-Winter Menus At Saint Pierre

Saint Pierre's refreshed seasonal menu features contemporary French creations with Asian-inspired elements, showcasing the best of autumn and winter. Autumn ingredients include figue de sollies (purple figs) from France and kabocha pumpkin from Hokkaido. The pumpkins are paired with poached lobster belly and lobster bisque-infused coriander nage. The refreshed menu embraces different flavours of the season with creations such as pan-fried arctic char with lemongrass and parsley ice cream topped with new harvest oscietra caviar. Popular favourites include live Hokkaido scallop seared with almond-butter; seawater-poached black cod served with four preparations of seaweed (fresh, dried, powdered and fried), Japanese clams and broth.

WHERE: 02-02B One Fullerton, 1 Fullerton Road MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: Lunch: 11.30am - 3pm (Tue - Fri); dinner: 6 - 11pm (Mon - Sat) PRICE: Set lunch: $58++ - $100++; set dinner: $148++ - $258++ (wine pairing: add $78++ - $168++) TEL: 6438-0887 INFO: E-mail info@saintpierre.com.sg

Shellfish And Crustaceans In The Lime-light

Parkroyal on Pickering's Lime Restaurant is having a seafood buffet with shellfish and crustaceans as its stars. Highlights include Maine Lobster With Cajun Hollandaise, Sauteed Vongole With Chardonnay Scallion, Gratinated Escargots With Pesto Sauce, Deep-fried Soft Shell Crab With Salted Egg Yolk and Singapore Chilli Crab.

WHERE: Lobby level Parkroyal on Pickering, 3 Upper Pickering Street MRT: Chinatown WHEN: 6.30 - 10.30pm: Tue - Sun (till Oct 15); Tue - Thu (Oct 17 - Nov 16) PRICE: $99++ an adult, $59++ a child TEL: 6809-8899 INFO: E-mail lime.prsps@parkroyalhotels.com

Great Meat Feast At The Carvery

The Great Meat Feast at The Carvery, Park Hotel Alexandra, offers a variety of beef and pork this year, with two cuts - a pork collar from Dingley Dell Farms (Britain) and pork belly from Bangalow Sweet Pork (Australia). For beef, there are 28-day Dry Aged Aberdeen Angus, Mayura Full-blood wagyu, Black Angus and John Dee Beef.

WHERE: Level 7 Park Hotel Alexandra, 323 Alexandra Road MRT: Redhill WHEN: Wed - Oct 22; 6.30 - 10pm PRICE: Mon - Thu: $78++ an adult/ $42++ a child aged five - 12); Fri - Sun: $88++ an adult/$48++ a child TEL: 6828-8880 INFO: E-mail thecarvery.phal@parkhotelgroup.com

Oxwell & Co's New British Lunch Menu

Oxwell & Co, led by head chef Nick Scorpion, has introduced an all-new modern British lunch menu. The menu has starters such as Chicken Liver Pate, Spiced Pumpkin Soup, Crispy Calamari and Pear & Stilton Salad; main courses ($15++) such as roast chicken leg served with buttered baby potatoes and smoky gravy; poached seabass with quinoa, fennel salad and gremolata; mushroom and leek pie with mature cheddar; fish and chips made of seabass and served with mushy peas and fries; and the Oxwell Burger, topped with mature cheddar, special sauce and served with fries.

WHERE: 5 Ann Siang Hill MRT: Telok Ayer WHEN: Tue - Sat; noon - 3pm PRICE: Starters: $10++; mains: $15++; sides: $5++; desserts: $5++ TEL: 6438-7036 INFO: E-mail info@oxwellandco.com


MID-AUTUMN FESTIVAL

Mooncakes And Reunion Set Menu At Hai Tien Lo

Besides mooncakes, Hai Tien Lo is also serving a Six-Course Mid-Autumn Reunion Set Menu, with dishes such as Drunken Chicken with prawns, mushrooms and chinese herbs; Braised Classic Whole Abalone with spare ribs; and Hai Tien Lo's signature Stewed Inaniwa Udon with sea cucumber, scallops and boiled egg. Guests get a box of Traditional Four Treasures Mooncakes with every order of two set menus. New mooncake flavours include Pandan Paste With Single Yolk and Caramel With White Lotus Paste Single Yolk (both $68+ for a box of four).

WHERE: Level 3 Pan Pacific Singapore, 7 Raffles Boulevard MRT: Promenade WHEN: Till Oct 4; Reunion Set (lunch/dinner): 11.30am - 2.30pm/ 6.30 - 10.30pm PRICE: Mooncakes (box of four): $62+ - $78+; Reunion Set: $128++ a person (at least two) TEL: 6826-8240 INFO: E-mail celebrate.sin@panpacific.com; online orders: pacificmarketplace.sg

Fairmont's Offerings For Chocoholics

For chocolate lovers, Fairmont Singapore has special flavours such as Golden Caramel Crunch ($68 for a box of eight) and Mini Champagne Truffle & Chocolate Ganache ($70). Traditionalists will love the range of baked mooncakes, including Double Yolk In White Lotus Paste ($72 for four pieces) and Baked Mooncake With Five Grains In White Lotus Paste ($68 for four pieces).

WHERE: 80 Bras Basah Road MRT: City Hall WHEN: Till Oct 4; Level 2 Fairmont: (10am - 8pm); VivoCity: 10am - 10pm; Takashimaya shopping centre: 10am - 9.30pm PRICE: Snowskin: $68 - $70 (box of eight); baked: $68 - $72 (box of four) TEL: 6338-8785 INFO: E-mail fairmontsingapore.mooncakes@fairmont.com

Fruity Theme At Grand Mercure Singapore Roxy

Grand Mercure Singapore Roxy is introducing a fruity theme to this year's mooncakes. Besides the traditional baked mooncakes with semi-sweet white lotus and the Signature Raspberry With Dark Chocolate Mini Snowskin ($8.80 a piece/$54.80 for a box of eight), look out for the new Lychee Martini and Lime Cranberry mini snowskin mooncakes ($7.80 a piece/$52.80 for a box of eight).

WHERE: Roxy Square, 50 East Coast Road MRT: Dakota WHEN: Till Oct 4 PRICE: Traditional: $6.80 - $14.80 a piece/$48.80 - $54.80 (box of four); mini snowskin: $7.80 - $8.80 a piece/$52.80 - $54.80 (box of eight); 20 - 30 per cent off for bulk orders TEL: 6340-5678 INFO: E-mail H3610-FO1@accor.com


OKTOBERFEST

Special Menu Packages At Brotzeit

Enjoy two hours' ($48++) or unlimited ($88++) free-flow beer at Brotzeit outlets. Two Oktoberfest snacks - Meatloaf Roll (traditional meatloaf in kaiser roll) and Classic Berner Sausages With Fries ($15 a portion) - are available with any free-flow package. Groups of 10 or more can have free-flow food and beer ($120++ a person).

WHERE (MRT): 01-149 VivoCity (HarbourFront); 01-17 Raffles City Shopping Centre (City Hall); 01-27 313@Somerset (Somerset) WHEN: Till Oct 15 TEL: 6272-8815 (VivoCity); 6883-1534 (Raffles City); 6834-4038 (313@Somerset) INFO: brotzeit.co


HAIRY CRABS SEASON

Min Jiang Restaurants: Steamed, Baked And Sets

Min Jiang's master chef Chan Hwan Kee has created a la carte specials such as Steamed Hairy Crab With Chinese Wine In Egg White Sauce and Baked Hairy Crab With Ginger Rice Wine Wrapped In Lotus Leaf ($72++ each). Two six-course set menus - Bliss ($128++ a person, at least two people) and Indulgence ($138++) - are available. Min Jiang at one-north's master chef Goh Chee Kong's creations include Braised Beancurd With Hairy Crab Meat ($38++ for four pieces), Steamed Hairy Crab With Ginger Rice Wine ($72++) and Xiao Long Bao With Hairy Crab Meat ($28++ for four pieces).

WHERE (MRT): Goodwood Park Hotel, 22 Scotts Road (Orchard/Newton); 5 Rochester Park (one-north) WHEN: Oct 16 - Nov 19; lunch: 11.30am - 2.30pm (Min Jiang: Sundays from 11am); dinner: 6.30 - 10.30pm PRICE: Set menus: $128++ - $138++ a person (minimum two people); a la carte: $28++ - $72++ TEL/INFO: Min Jiang: 6730-1704, e-mail min_jiang@goodwoodparkhotel.com; Min Jiang at one-north: 6774-0122, mj1n@goodwoodparkhotel.com


WINE EVENT

Italian Wine Dinner With Domenico Di Luccio At Oso

Oso Ristorante is presenting an Italian wine dinner with D&P Selezioni owner Domenico Di Luccio. Menu highlights include braised mixed mushrooms with poached egg, homemade whole-wheat stracci pasta in black truffle sauce and brasato of beef cheek in Barolo wine. Featured wines include Roccolo Grassi Valpolicella Superiore DOC 2012 and Domenico Clerico Barolo DOCG 2011.

WHERE: Level 27 Oasia Hotel Downtown, 100 Peck Seah Street MRT: Tanjong Pagar WHEN: Mon, 7.30pm PRICE: $118++ a person TEL: 6327-8378, 9827-1224 INFO: E-mail reservations@oso.sg

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 22, 2017, with the headline 'Happenings: Food'. Print Edition | Subscribe