Happenings - Food



Premium Happy Hour At Oakwood Premier OUE

Order any two bar bites during Premium Happy Hour at Oakwood Premier OUE Singapore's The Bar and enjoy three hours of free-flow wine and beer for $29.90. Curated by executive chef Dickson Fung, the bar bites menu features tapas-style dishes such as Mozzarella-Stuffed and Tomato Bruschetta ($10++), Tuna Tataki on mini waffles ($12++), Gambas Al Pil Pil with herb toast ($14++), Fried Chicken Drumlets with truffle maple ($12++), Mini Beef Sliders ($16++), Calamari Rings ($8++) and Combo Platter ($17++).

WHERE: Level 7 OUE Downtown 1, 6 Shenton Way MRT: Tanjong Pagar WHEN: Daily 6 - 9pm PRICE: $29.90++ a person; bar bites $8++ - $17++ TEL: 6812-6050 INFO: E-mail dining.opsg@oakwood.com

Dinner And Pasta Masterclass At Osteria Mozza

Nancy Silverton - chef, baker and James Beard Foundation award recipient - returns to Osteria Mozza to host a special one-night-only six-course dinner featuring her favourite Italian dishes and homemade recipes, such as the Smoked Sea Trout, Sea Urchin Risotto, Lobster Pot Pie, and Kumquat Semifreddo. She will also host a pasta masterclass.

WHERE: B1-42-46, Galleria Level, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue MRT: Bayfront WHEN/PRICE: Tue; six-course dinner (7.30pm): $168++ a person, add $100++ for wine-pairing; pasta masterclass (4 - 6pm): $68 TEL: 6688-8522 INFO: E-mail mozza-reservations@ marinabaysands.com

Kaya French Toast, First Rice Dish At Paul's

French bakery-restaurant Paul has launched new dishes for dine-in and catering featuring its French classics with touches of local flair. They include spicy soft-shell crab pasta in a tangy and sweet Asian sauce, grilled half spring chicken, a rice dish in the form of honey baked chicken thigh, which is reminiscent of local chicken rice, and kaya French toast.

WHERE/MRT: Go to paul-singapore.com for list of Paul outlets and nearest MRT stations WHEN: Check website for opening hours of outlets PRICE: Bakery: $1.40 - $10.90; patisserie: $3.20 - $56; restaurant: $2.80++ - $29.90++ TEL: 6836-1914 INFO: E-mail enquiry@ paul-singapore.com

Scallop And Passion Fruit Afternoon Tea At Axis

Enjoy a lightly sous vide scallop with tangy passion fruit dressing at Axis Bar & Lounge's Afternoon Tea. Other items on the menu include the bite-sized steamed lobster otah with squid and scallop paste. The three-tiered stand of desserts include a Financier with passion fruit ganache; Passion fruit meringue tart and Passion fruit cremeux banana sponge cake, paired with a soothing green tea and chamomile Number 10 TWG tea.

WHERE: Mandarin Oriental Singapore, 5 Raffles Avenue MRT: Promenade WHEN: Till Feb 28, 3 - 5 pm daily (12.30 - 2.30pm extra seating on weekends and public holidays) PRICE: $42++ a person ($80++ for two) TEL: 6885-3500 INFO: E-mail mosin-dining@mohg.com

Claypots Of Gold At Min Jiang One-North

Master chef Goh Chee Kong has created eight dishes for Min Jiang at One-North's Claypots Of Gold promotion. Highlights include the stewed lobster with eggplant and minced chicken with Sichuan spices ($56++, 300g), stewed chicken with garlic and basil ($22++), braised pork rib with beancurd stick ($28++), stir-fried pork liver with ginger ($20++), and stewed eel with garlic ($28++).

WHERE: 5 Rochester Park MRT: Buona Vista/One-North WHEN: March 17 - May 14, 11.30am - 2.30pm, 6.30 - 10.30pm PRICE: $20++ - $56++ TEL: 6774-0122 INFO: E-mail mj1n@goodwoodparkhotel.com


Spend $200, Get A $50 Voucher At Di Wei

Di Wei Teochew Restaurant is giving away a $50 voucher for every $200 spent during this festive period. Diners can choose from its Value Sets and other set menus or a la carte dishes such as Teochew braised shark's fin ($20++ a person), crayfish porridge ($20++ - $40++), pomfret fish porridge ($25++ - $50++), yam ring ($20++ - $25++), seafood (seasonal prices) such as Teochew cold crab and Teochew-style steamed pomfret and desserts such as gingko/pumpkin yam paste ($4++ - $28++). Chinese New Year set menus for 10 people are priced at $468++ to $1,128++ at the Seletar Aerospace Park outlet, and $298++ to $398++ at the Botanic Gardens one.

WHERE (MRT): 1 The Oval, Seletar Aerospace Park (Punggol); Food Canopy Food Court, Singapore Botanic Gardens, 1J Cluny Road (Botanic Gardens) WHEN: Sun - March 3, 11.30am - 2.30pm, 5.30 - 10.30pm PRICE: Value sets $49.80++ - $338++ (two - eight people), other set menus $398++ - $698++ (for 10 people) TEL: 6262-5946 (Oval), 6763-6578 (Botanic Gardens) INFO: E-mail info@diwei.com.sg

Roast Stuffed Suckling Pig At db Bistro & Oyster Bar

Specially for Chinese New Year, db Bistro & Oyster Bar's executive chef Jonathan Kinsella has brought back the roast stuffed suckling pig, which is served with wild mushrooms, chilli garlic kailan, turnip and spiced pork jus. The French restaurant also adds a local spin to its New Zealand ocean catch, with specials such as soft shell chilli crab ($65++), served with greens and house-made Brioche Mantou buns, and black pepper Boston lobster ($120++ whole lobster/$65++ half) served with chilli and spicy mustard greens.

WHERE: B1-48 Galleria Level, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Till Sun, noon (weekends from 11.30am) - 5pm, 5.30 - 11pm PRICE: Suckling pig $90++ - $180++ for two - four people, $350++ (whole, for six - 10 people); others $65++ - $120++ TEL: 6688-8525 INFO: E-mail dbreservations@marinabaysands.com

Salmon Trout, Hokkigai And Hokkaido Ikura Yusheng At Me@OUE

Me@OUE's interpretation of yusheng retains the traditional ingredients, textures and flavours, with a medley of Salmon Trout Sashimi, Hokkigai (surf clam) and Hokkaido Ikura topped with shavings of black winter truffles. A six-course chef's tasting menu, with amuse bouche and petit fours, features dishes from its Japanese, French and Chinese kitchens, with highlights such as the Treasure Pouch (braised oyster and fish maw soup, black moss, beancurd skin with vibrant Chinese mustard green), the Imperial Lobster and New Zealand Abalone.

WHERE: Rooftop Level OUE Bayfront, 50 Collyer Quay MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: Till March 3 PRICE: Six-course menu $128++ (add $68++ for wine-pairing), yusheng $98++ - $188++ TEL: 6634-4555 INFO: E-mail enquiry@me-oue.com

Shanghai Beats At 1-Altitude

Celebrate Chinese New Year 282m above sea level with 360-degree views of the city skyline at 1-Altitude Rooftop & Bar's Shanghai Beats. Hennessy VSOP ($218++ a bottle, $358++ for two) and Hennessy XO ($468++) are on offer.

WHERE: Rooftop, One Raffles Place MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: Feb 23, 6pm PRICE: Cover charge (includes complimentary drink) $35 (6 - 9pm), $40 (after 9pm); Hennessy VSOP/XO: $218++ - $468++ TEL: 6438-0410 INFO: E-mail info@1-altitude.com

Winter's Almost Over At Bird Southern

The Bird Southern Table & Bar's Winter's Almost Over menu offers a taste of an unconventional Chinese New Year meal. The menu features Chinese-inspired elements, such as the Southern Yusheng Salad and Deep South Ramen - springy noodles doused in dark and smoky chicken broth, with crispy fried egg, pork belly, pickled okra and black vinegar. End the meal on a sweet note with Nutella Beignets, served with powdered sugar and Chantilly cream.

WHERE: B1-07 Galleria Level, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Till Feb 28; lunch: 11am - 4pm (Mon - Fri); dinner: 4 - 11pm daily; weekend brunch: 8am - 4pm PRICE: $78++, add $30++ for wine-pairing TEL: 6688-9959 INFO: E-mail thebird.reservations@marinabaysands.com

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 16, 2018, with the headline 'Happenings - Food'. Print Edition | Subscribe