Happenings - Food



The Yokan Collection

Learn more about yokan, a variety of wagashi (Japanese traditional confection) that dates back to the 14th century, at the National Museum this weekend. There will be about 15 vendors from Japan and more than 100 varieties of yokan, as well as live demonstrations by chefs.

WHERE: Gallery10, National Museum of Singapore, 93 Stamford Road MRT: Dhoby Ghaut WHEN: Tomorrow & Sunday, 11am to 8pm PRICE: Free INFO: www.facebook.com/yokancollectionsg

Wagyu Beef Burgers At Pan Pacific

Pan Pacific Singapore is introducing Japanese wagyu beef burgers at Pacific Marketplace and Atrium. They include the Nyonya wagyu beef burger, where the patty is marinated with Peranakan spices and served on Madras curry and coriander buns; and the Japanese wagyu beef burger, which packs a wasabi punch and Asian coleslaw crunch.

WHERE: Level 1 Pan Pacific Singapore, 7 Raffles Boulevard MRT: Promenade WHEN: Till Nov 25 PRICE: $35++ a set TEL: 6826-8240 INFO: E-mail celebrate.sin@panpacific.com

Anchan Thai Buffet Dinner At Blue Jasmine

The Anchan Thai Buffet at Park Hotel Farrer Park's Blue Jasmine will showcase dishes that are traditionally very spicy and/or very sour, and street favourites which combine hot, sour, salty and sweet. Highlights include the chef's signature Massman of Lamb from Australia and roasted chicken Esarn-style, and tiger prawns and betel leaves in traditional southern-style yellow curry.

WHERE: Level 5 Park Hotel Farrer Park, 10 Farrer Park Station Road MRT: Farrer Park WHEN: Thu - Sat, 6.30 - 10pm PRICE: $42++ an adult; $21++ a child aged five - 12 TEL: 6824-8851 INFO: E-mail hello@bluejasmine.com.sg

New Large-Format Dishes At Osteria Mozza

Osteria Mozza at Marina Bay Sands has unveiled new large-format dishes for sharing. Together with pastas - in 14 shapes and sizes - handmade daily, the dishes includebeef cheek and bone marrow pie ($65++), dry-aged porterhouse (from $130++) and fried whole snapper (from $90++).

WHERE: B1-42/46 Marina Bay Sands, 2 Bayfront Avenue MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Mon - Sat, 5 - 11pm; Sun, 5 - 10pm PRICE: $60++ - $130++ TEL: 6688-8522 INFO: E-mail mozza-reservations@marinabaysands.com

White Truffles Season At Goodwood Park

Min Jiang at One-North will have dishes such as steamed white truffle-infused quail egg siew mai ($12++ for three pieces); and black truffle-braised whole African six-head abalone and white truffle-infused stir-fried crabmeat and egg white ($38++). Gordon Grill's offerings include chilled pasta with Japanese seaweed, caviar and truffle vinaigrette ($26++); and truffle cheese puff pastry ($26++).

WHERE (MRT): 5 Rochester Park (one-north); 22 Scotts Road (Orchard) WHEN: Wed - Nov 30; lunch: 11.30am - 2.30pm/noon - 2.30pm; dinner: 6.30 - 10.30pm/7 - 10.30pm TEL/INFO: 6774-0122/e-mail mj1n@goodwoodparkhotel.com; 6730-1744/e-mail gordon_grill@goodwoodparkhotel.com

AccorHotels' Singapore Food & Wine Festival

Grand Mercure Singapore Roxy's Jia Wei Chinese Restaurant and Breez Bistro.Bar will serve a special set lunch and dinner as part of AccorHotels' Singapore Food & Wine Festival next month. Highlights at Jia Wei include braised Dong Po-style duck with tangy boiled egg and exotic seafood trio (lobster, abalone, scallop). At Breez Bistro.Bar, mains include grilled striploin of beef or pan-seared fillet (lunch), and grilled ribeye of beef or pan-seared salmon (dinner).

WHERE: Grand Mercure Singapore Roxy, 50 East Coast Road MRT: Dakota WHEN: Nov 4 - 12; Breez Bistro.Bar: 11am - midnight (till 1am on Fri, Sat & eve of public holidays); Jia Wei: lunch: 11.30am - 3pm (Mon - Sat), 11am - 3 pm (Sun & public holidays); dinner: 6 - 11pm PRICE: Set lunch: $47++ a person; set dinner: $67++ a person (includes glass of wine) TEL: 6340-5860 (Breez Bistro.Bar), 6340-5678 (Jia Wei) INFO: www.grandmercureroxy.com.sg

Finland-Singapore Culinary Masters At Ash & Elm

Ash & Elm at the InterContinental Singapore will host The Finland-Singapore Culinary Masters, featuring chef Kari Aihinen, executive chef at the Ravintola Savoy in Helsinki, and Singapore's Eric Neo in a Nordic-Asian dining experience. Highlights of the seven-course dinner include lamb tartar, cold-smoked Arctic char, braised king crab in sour milk and juniper and a Peranakan-influenced buah keluak chicken ravioli in a laksa cream sauce. The main course is Finnish premium pork cheeks in two ways.

WHERE: InterContinental Singapore, 80 Middle Road MRT: Bugis WHEN: Nov 10, 7 - 10pm PRICE: $268 nett a person; groups of 10 or more: $238 nett; chef's table: $288 nett TEL: 6825-1008 INFO: E-mail joisse.chin@growthopen.org


Hunting For Skulls, Counting Eyeballs At Young's

Go on a scavenger hunt for skulls, guess the number of eyeballs, look your scariest or be in the best-dressed Victorian-theme Halloween costume to win prizes at Young's Bar & Restaurant. There will be chilling cocktail elixirs ($15++) and a three-course meal called The Ritual, which includes pan-seared cured pork tenderloin, braised red cabbage, blood orange and pear salad.

WHERE: The Oval @ Seletar Aerospace Park, 3 Hyde Park Gate MRT: Punggol WHEN/PRICE: Today - Tue, set dinner: $38++ - $58++; sharing platters: $24++ - $28++ TEL: 6734-2850 INFO: E-mail info@youngs.com.sg

Black Widow Burger, Meat Lover Massacre At 50 Raffles Place

Sear has transformed the house-favourite burger into The Black Widow Wagyu Burger ($28++), a ghoulish treat with a housemade charcoal burger bun filled with a 150g wagyu beef patty and topped with guacamole, smoked cheddar cheese, salad and served with freaky fat fries. At Angie's, the Shucking Spooktacular Platter ($18++) comprises six large oysters in three ways - Poison Ivy, Devil's Kiss and Slimy Bloody Eyeball. Empire's House of Horror's tipple of choice is The Slasher ($6++), which goes with The Meat Lover Massacre pizza ($15++), while Lower East Side 45 will showcase the Fearfully Delicious Deviled Eggs ($28++).

WHERE: Level 45 Singapore Land Tower, 50 Raffles Place MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: Till Tue, various times TEL: 6221-9555 INFO: E-mail hello@50rp.com.sg

Quentin's Trick Or Treat Party

At Quentin's Eurasian Restaurant's Halloween Trick or Treat Party, there will be treats for children dressed in their best Halloween costumes. Kid's set meals ($18.80++) of fish and chips, fried chicken or chicken pasta stew come with freshly squeezed apple or orange juice and a scoop of ice cream. The restaurant will also serve its usual set and a la carte menus with items such as chicken/oxtail curry debal ($21.80++/$25++), curry captain chicken ($18.50++) and chicken or beef Kristang-style stew ($17.80++).

WHERE: Eurasian Community House, 139 Ceylon Road MRT: Dakota WHEN: Today - Sun & Tue; 6.30 - 8.30pm PRICE: Kid's set meal: $18.80++; set menu (for 10): $251.90++ - $273.30++; a la carte menu also available TEL: 6348-0327 INFO: E-mail ask@quentins.com.sg


Three-Course Dinner At The Knolls

The three-course dinner at The Knolls, Capella Singapore, starts with a creamy pumpkin soup, followed by tender roasted turkey carved a la minute by the chef. A festive log cake of the day completes the meal.

WHERE: Capella Singapore, 1 The Knolls, Sentosa MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Nov 23, 6 - 10.30pm PRICE: $250++ (for four people) TEL: 6591-5046 INFO: E-mail knolls.singapore@capellahotels.com

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 27, 2017, with the headline 'Happenings - Food'. Print Edition | Subscribe