Happenings - Food

Tuck into blood orange-cured prawn topped with aromatic pink peppercorn at Axis Bar and Lounge, Mandarin Oriental, Singapore
Tuck into blood orange-cured prawn topped with aromatic pink peppercorn at Axis Bar and Lounge, Mandarin Oriental, SingaporePHOTO: MANDARIN ORIENTAL SINGAPORE

FOOD

PROMOTIONS

Purple For Parity Mocktail At SMU B3 Bistro

The colour purple has come to represent efforts to achieve gender parity. In celebration of International Women's Day, which falls on March 8, B3 Alumni Bistro at the Singapore Management University has created a new lavender Earl Grey tea mocktail, served on a give-away coaster which comes with quotes about gender inclusion.

WHERE: SMU B3 Bistro, B1-61 SMU Basement Concourse MRT: Bras Basah/Bencoolen/City Hall WHEN: Till March 9, 10am - 11pm PRICE: Mocktail: $3.50, a la carte food: $6.90 - $18.90 TEL: 6493-2261 INFO: b3smu.com/aboutus

Seafood Royale Fair At Lewin Terrace

Japanese-French fusion restaurant Lewin Terrace has launched its Seafood Royale Fair, which features fresh seafood flown in from the Miketsukuni region of Fukui, Hyogo and Mie prefectures. Chef de cuisine Hiroyuki Shinkai will demonstrate how the seafood can be prepared. Lewin Terrace will also offer a tasting platter featuring ebi lobster from Mie, prawns from Fukui and octopuses from Hyogo.

WHERE: 21 Lewin Terrace (via 23-B Coleman Street) MRT: City Hall WHEN: Till March 11, noon - 3pm, 6.30 - 11pm PRICE: Call to inquire TEL: 6333-9905 INFO: E-mail reserve@lewinterrace.com.sg

Blood Orange And Duck Afternoon Tea At Axis

Discover a contemporary afternoon tea pairing of blood orange and duck at Axis Bar & Lounge. The blood orange cured prawn is topped with pink peppercorn. Besides bite-sized rolls of roasted duck crepes with cucumber and spring onion, do not miss the duck tea soba topped with granite made from hours of simmering duck stock and Chinese herbs over slow fire and comes with wolfberry and coriander cress. Sweets gracing the three-tiered stand of desserts include the mandarin orange ganache, apple dill sable breton and more, accompanied with a pot of coffee or TWG tea.

WHERE: Axis Bar and Lounge, Mandarin Oriental Singapore, 5 Raffles Avenue MRT: Promenade WHEN: Till March 31, 3 - 5 pm daily (extra 12.30 - 2.30pm seating on weekends & public holidays) PRICE: $42++ a person, $80++ for two TEL: 6885-3500 INFO: E-mail mosin-dining@mohg.com

Surf & Turf Burgers At Pan Pacific

There are three new surf and turf burgers at Pan Pacific Singapore's Atrium and Pacific Marketplace: Half Boston Lobster & Wagyu Beef Burger (charcoal squid ink buns), Crab Meat & Wagyu Beef Burger (sesame buns), and Jumbo King Prawns & Wagyu Beef Burger (multigrain seed buns).

WHERE: Level 1 Pan Pacific Singapore, 7 Raffles Boulevard MRT: Promenade WHEN: Tomorrow - April 22 for lunch and dinner PRICE: $35++ each, includes house salad & potato wedges TEL: 6826-8240 INFO: E-mail celebrate.sin@panpacific.com

Potato Head Launches Sunday Sundown Social

Potato Head Singapore's rooftop bar kicks off Sundown Social this Sunday. Free-flow of barbecued chicken and beef skewers a la minute, and drinks such as Sundown Social's signature Aperol and Campari spritzes and house spirits, are served.

WHERE: 36 Keong Saik Road MRT: Outram Park WHEN: Sun, from 3pm PRICE: $58++ a person TEL: 6327-1939 INFO: ptthead.com

Guest Chef At The Lighthouse

As part of Fullerton's Home Of The Stars series, The Lighthouse Restaurant will host Italian chef Giuseppe Costa from one-Michelin-starred Ristorante Il Bavaglino from the beachside town of Terrasini, Sicily. Expect hearty plates of Scampi Spaghetti with nettled cream and candied lemon, Wine-braised Veal Cheek and Cod Fillet roasted over razor clams that celebrate the aromas and flavours of his hometown.

WHERE: The Fullerton Hotel Singapore, 1 Fullerton Square MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: Mon - March 10, noon - 2.30pm, 6.30 - 10.30pm PRICE: Lunch: $69++ a person; dinner: $148++; a la carte: from $29++ a dish TEL: 6877-8911/8912 INFO: fullertonhotels.com

Sambal King Prawn 1-for-1 At York Hotel

White Rose Cafe's Treasured Flavours of Singapore daily a la carte buffet lunch serves popular local classics such as Fish Head Curry, Black Ink Sotong and Kung Pao Chicken with fragrant white rice. There is also a Sambal King Prawn ($9++) one-for-one special.

WHERE: Lobby level York Hotel Singapore, 21 Mount Elizabeth Road MRT: Orchard WHEN: March 26 - June 30, noon - 2.30pm PRICE: Buffet: $29++ an adult, $15++ a child TEL: 6737-0511 INFO: E-mail whiterosecafe@yorkhotel.com.sg

Operation Dagger New Seasonal Menu

Operation Dagger's creative director Luke Whearty has created the bar's new seasonal menu as a reflection of the memories from his travels. He and his team have concocted new drinks ($25+ each) such as the No. 17/18 Cyprus Hill, the Moscow Mule, the Caramello Koala and Oyster Ice Cream. For snacks, he has whipped up Yesterday's Mashed Potato ($12+), his own spin on home-cooked mash potatoes; Cured Salmon ($18+), where slices of fresh and smoked salmon are seasoned with paprika and served with orange sorbet and a lentil crisp; and Fromage ($14+), where buttery cheese foam and fig leaf milk are served with freshly baked bread sticks and tarragon flowers.

WHERE: 7 Ann Siang Hill MRT: Telok Ayer WHEN: Tue - Sat, 6pm - midnight PRICE: Omakase: $95+ - $150+; drinks: $25+ each, snacks: $8+ - $18+ TEL: 6438-4057 INFO: E-mail info@operationdagger.com

Claypots Of Gold At Min Jiang One-North

Master chef Goh Chee Kong has created eight dishes as part of Min Jiang at One-North's Claypots Of Gold promotion. Highlights include 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

ST PATRICK'S DAY

Green Is The New Black At The Rooftop

Head to The Rooftop for a Green Florentine Pizza - thin flatbread dough with melted cheese, tomato sauce, cherry tomatoes, organic eggs and a bed load of spinach. Wash it down with a pint of Green Lager.

WHERE: Rooftop, The Waterboathouse, 3 Fullerton Road MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: March 10, 16 & 17 (5pm - 2am); March 11 - 15 (5pm - midnight) PRICE: Pizza: $18++, beer: $12++ (half pint) TEL: 6538-9038 INFO: E-mail hello@1919.com.sg

EASTER

Great Easter Feast At Hotel Fort Canning

Enjoy an afternoon of games and food with The Great Easter Feast at Hotel Fort Canning. The Easter buffet spread in the Grand Marquee includes a kids' station with pizzas and chicken nuggets. The main menu features highlights such as Spicy Bloody Mary Gazpacho and Shrimp, Greek Salad with Norwegian Salmon, fresh live tiger prawns and mussels, Roasted Traditional Turkey Breast, Roasted Leg of Lamb and Ground Masala Spice Wagyu Beef Meat Balls. Vegetarian options are available.

WHERE: Hotel Fort Canning, 11 Canning Walk MRT: Dhoby Ghaut/Fort Canning WHEN: April 1, noon - 3pm PRICE: $98++ an adult/ $59++ a child (four - 12 years old) TEL: 6799-8809 INFO: E-mail fnb@hfcsingapore.com

Spanish Seafood Easter Brunch At 1919 Waterboat House

Bottomless Tapas, A La Minute Eggs and a DIY Sangria Station are among the items for 1919 Waterboat House's Spanish Seafood Easter Brunch. Others include Slow-Cooked Lamb Shoulder with Padron Peppers and Squid Ink Noodle Paella. At the DIY Sangria Station, mix the Spanish cocktail favourite with fruit and liqueur of your choice. Activities for kids include a bouncy castle and an Easter egg-colouring competition.

WHERE: Level 3 The Waterboathouse, 3 Fullerton Road MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: April 1, noon - 3.30pm PRICE: $68++ - $88++ a person; $108++ - $128++ with free-flow sangria, wine, beer, soft drinks & juices; $35++ for Bunny Bambino menu (for kids aged five - 12) TEL: 6538-9038 INFO: E-mail hello@1919.com.sg

Egg-stravagant Super Lunch At Lime

Parkroyal on Pickering's Lime Restaurant will offer its Easter Super Sunday Lunch with a spread of fresh seafood, oysters and meat carvings, alongside live stations serving popular brunch favourites such as Sous Vide Egg with Lobster and Truffle Sauce, Welsh Rack of Lamb, Raclette Cheese and Carbonara in Parmesan Cheese Wheel. At the dessert station will be Easter cupcakes, flavoured roasted marshmallows and Lime's Signature Green Tea Chocolate Fondue Fountain. Activities include a bouncy castle, face-painting, balloon-sculpting, a GIF photo booth and an Easter Egg Hunt.

WHERE: Parkroyal on Pickering, 3 Upper Pickering Street MRT: Chinatown WHEN: April 1, 12.30 - 4.30pm PRICE: $108++ an adult, $49++ a child (four - 12 years old); $88++ for 750ml bottle of Mumm Cordon Rouge NV Champagne TEL: 6809-8899 INFO: E-mail lime.prsps@parkroyalhotels.com

Roast Specials At Jamie's Italian

At Jamie's Italian Forum, indulge in Gennaro's Mix Grill ($58.95++) - a platter of pork sausage, herby-marinated striploin, chicken breast with chargrilled Portobello mushrooms, slow-roasted tomatoes and broccolini. At the VivoCity outlet, enjoy the Weekend Roast Plank ($88++), which serves up roasted Italian porchetta with chargrilled root vegetables and stewed cabbage, served with pasta and some sides. Both outlets will also serve a fish special and freshly baked hot-cross buns.

WHERE (MRT): 01-165 VivoCity, 1 Harbourfront Walk (HarbourFront); 01-01 Forum Shopping Mall, 583 Orchard Road (Orchard) WHEN: March 30 - April 1; Forum: noon - 10pm (Sun - Thu), noon - 11pm (Fri & Sat); VivoCity: noon - 9pm (Sun - Thu), noon - 10pm (Fri & Sat) PRICE: $58.95++ - $88++ TEL: 6733-5500 (VivoCity), 6655-7676 (Forum) INFO: E-mail enquiries@jamiesitalian.sg

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 02, 2018, with the headline 'Happenings - Food'. Print Edition | Subscribe