Happenings - Food



New Dinner Menu Of Sharing Plates At Botanico

Botanico has a new dinner menu of sharing plates with highlights from the wood-fired Inka oven. Besides a five-course set dinner menu ($72++), new dishes include Inka-grilled pork belly ($12++), foie gras latte ($15++) and seabass ceviche ($18++). Other highlights are Hatcho miso-marinated lamb T-bone ($32++), Iberico char siew ($35++) and jalapeno ice cream ($14++).

WHERE: 50 Cluny Park Road MRT: Botanic Gardens WHEN: Dinner (Wed - Sun): 6 - 10pm PRICE: Set dinner: $72++; a la carte selections: $10++ - $35++ TEL: 9831-1106 INFO: E-mail enquiry@thegarage.sg

High Tea Offer At Hotel Fort Canning

To celebrate the opening of the Fort Canning MRT station, Hotel Fort Canning is giving one complimentary High Tea in the Park with a minimum of three sets ordered. Each set (choice of TWG tea, coffee or prosecco) features a rotational menu of light bites with Asian and British influences, such as signature seafood kueh pie tee with bay shrimp, and smoked salmon and cucumber sandwich with caviar.

WHERE: 11 Canning Walk MRT: Fort Canning (from tomorrow)/Dhoby Ghaut WHEN: Till Nov 5, 3 - 5pm PRICE: $25++ a person; one free with at least three sets ordered (code DTL) TEL: 6799-8809 INFO: E-mail fnb@hfcsingapore.com

New Weekday Lunch, Weekend Brunch Menus At The Summerhouse

The Summerhouse's new weekday lunch menu features signature items such as crispy yellow sweet potato with fermented carrots, pickled pumpkin, earl grey and passionfruit vinaigrette, pan-seared sea bass with broccoli, baby potatoes and seaweed hollandaise and falafel platter. The revised weekend brunch menu features signature items such as Eggs Benedict modernist and pulled pork scrambled eggs burger.

WHERE: 3 Park Lane, Seletar Aerospace Park MRT: Punggol WHEN: Weekday lunch: noon - 2.30pm; weekend brunch (includes public holidays): noon - 3pm PRICE: Starters: $12++ - $30++; mains: $14++ - $63++; dessert: $9++ - $14++ TEL: 6262-1063 INFO: E-mail enquiry@thesummerhouse.sg

New Look, New Delights At Cherry Garden

Besides a new interior, Mandarin Oriental Singapore's Cherry Garden has a revitalised menu by executive Chinese chef Cheng Hon Chau. The refined Cantonese delicacies include pan-fried A4 Miyazaki Wagyu beef sirloin with garlic barbecue sauce and steamed red garoupa served with pickled chillies.

WHERE: Mandarin Oriental Singapore, 5 Raffles Avenue MRT: Promenade WHEN: Weekday lunch: noon - 2.30pm; weekend dim sum buffet: 11am - 1pm, 1.30 - 3.30pm; dinner: 6.30 - 10.30pm PRICE: Weekend dim sum buffet: $68++ an adult, $40++ a child aged seven - 12; dinner set: $118++ a person ($138++ from Nov 1); lunch set: $78++ a person; a la carte dim sum: $7++ - $12++ TEL: 6885-3500 INFO: E-mail mosin-dining@mohg.com

Greenwood Fish Market 14th Anniversary Gala Dinner

Greenwood Fish Market celebrates its 14th anniversary this month with a buffet-style gala dinner featuring oysters, sashimi, Boston lobsters, Alaskan king crab legs, truffle pasta, lobster bisque and whole roasts, as well as freshly baked bread and free-flow wine and beer.

WHERE: 34/38 Greenwood Avenue MRT: Tan Kah Kee/Sixth Avenue WHEN: Wed, from 6.30pm PRICE: $120++ a person TEL: 6467-4950 INFO: greenwoodfishmarket.com

Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Weekends At Open Door Policy

Open Door Policy has added six gluten-free, dairy-free dishes to its weekend brunch. Choices include mango pancakes ($21++), roasted eggplant with hot chilli beans ($23++), and avocado king prawn salad ($26++). Enjoy the Prosecco Countdown with the first glass of Dal Zotto Pink Prosecco at $18++ and subsequent glasses at $14++, $10++ and $6++.

WHERE: 19 Yong Siak Street MRT: Tiong Bahru WHEN: Weekdays: noon - 11pm (Fri: till midnight); weekends: 11am - 4pm (brunch); 6 - 11pm (Sat: till midnight) PRICE: Selected brunch dishes: $21++ - $26++ TEL: 6221-9307 INFO: E-mail enquiries@odpsingapore.com

Autumn flavours At Morton's

Selected appetisers and desserts get infused with autumn flavours at Morton's, starting with the colourful beet and goat cheese salad ($26++). A new seafood dish is Moules Marinieres ($47++), a dish of mussels in a white wine broth. A 10oz American Wagyu New York strip ($138++) and a 14oz bone-in filet mignon ($138++) join the selection of steaks.

WHERE: Level 4 The Mandarin Oriental Hotel Singapore, 5 Raffles Avenue MRT: Promenade WHEN: Mon - Sat: 5.30 - 11pm; Sun: noon - 9pm PRICE: Selected items: $24++ - $138++ TEL: 6339-3740 INFO: www.mortons.com


Seasonal Promotional Menu At Hai Tien Lo

Hai Tien Lo's executive chef Lai Tong Ping has crafted a six-course set menu and eight a la carte hairy-crab dishes that showcase the finest of the crustaceans. Highlights include stewed imperial swiftlet's nest with hairy crab meat and roe and steamed whole hairy crab with perilla leaves.

WHERE: Level 3 Pan Pacific Singapore, 7 Raffles Boulevard MRT: Promenade WHEN: Lunch: 11.30am - 2.30pm; dinner: 6.30 - 10.30pm PRICE: Set menu: $168++ a person; a la carte: from $18++ TEL: 6826-8240 INFO: E-mail celebrate.sin@panpacific.com


Bloody Steaks And Creepy Lobsters For Sunday Brunch At Oscar's

Spook yourself out at Oscar's Halloween Sunday Brunch. A Frightful BBQ station serves Bloody Steaks and Creepy Lobsters, while the Spooky Seafood Bar dishes out oysters, crabs, scallops and mussels. Other dishes include Chinese Zombie Pumpkin Soup with Crab Meat; Chocolate Red Velvet Ghosts; and Almond Fingers. A kids' corner will feature movie screenings and pumpkin painting.

WHERE: Lobby level, Conrad Centennial Singapore, 2 Temasek Boulevard MRT: Promenade WHEN: Oct 29, 12.30 - 3.30pm PRICE: $108++ - $178++ an adult; $54++ a child aged six - 12, $27++ for ages three - five TEL: 6432-7481 INFO: E-mail sinci.oscars@conradhotels.com or book at connoisseur.sg/halloween-sunday-brunch


Culinary Evening With Audra Morrice At Pool Grill

Celebrity chef Audra Morrice, a finalist on MasterChef Australia 2012 and resident judge on MasterChef Asia, presents a five-course wine dinner at Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel's Pool Grill. Highlights include crisp Sichuan pepper pork belly Sang Choi Bao with pickled vegetables, nori and honey chilli miso. The dishes will be paired with Australian wine from Frankland Estate Vineyard.

WHERE: Level 5 Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel, 320 Orchard Road MRT: Orchard WHEN: Thu - Oct 29, 6.45 - 9.30pm PRICE: $128 nett a person (includes canapes & wine) TEL: 6831-4605 INFO: singaporemarriott.com/dining

Philippe Gamet Champagne Dinner At La Ventana

La Ventana's new head chef Toni Valero pairs his modern European cuisine with champagnes from Philippe Gamet for an eight-course dinner. On the menu are the restaurant's signature dishes with Spanish and Asian influence such as scallop, cauliflower and pandan puree; sea cucumber rice and boletus carpaccio; and curry leaf ice cream with strawberry Sichuan pepper.

WHERE: 01-01, 16A Dempsey Road MRT: Botanic Gardens WHEN: Oct 31, 7pm PRICE: $168++ a person TEL: 6479-0100 INFO: E-mail reservation.laventana@gmail.com

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 20, 2017, with the headline 'Happenings - Food'. Print Edition | Subscribe