Happenings - Food



Wine-pairing And Food-sharing At The Cocotte Table

Explore the regional wines and rustic dishes of the French countryside with a five-course wine-pairing menu, which includes a main course choice between Live Blue Mussels And Clams (with La Manufacture Chablis 2014) and Premium, Grass-fed, Cape Grim MBS 2+ 200g onglet steak (add $12++ for 300g ribeye) served with classic green peppercorn sauce and seasonal vegetables (Chateau l'Ermitage, Listrac-Medoc 2009).

WHERE: 2 Dickson Road MRT: Rochor PRICE: $78++ a person; $118++ (with wine pairing) WHEN: Dinner: 6.30 - 10pm (weekday), 6.30 - 10.30pm (weekend) TEL: 6298-1188 INFO: www.restaurantcocotte.com

Come For Coffee, Stay For Lunch At Starbucks

Starbucks has launched a new lunch menu, with options including Beef Meatball Marinara Croissant Sandwich and Roasted Portobello, Pumpkin & Devilled Egg Sandwich ($8.90 each). Salad choices include Caesar Chicken Pasta Salad, Classic Potato Salad ($8.90 each) and Seasonal Green Salad ($7.90).

WHERE: Starbucks outlets MRT: Various WHEN: Ongoing PRICE: $5.90 - $10.90 INFO: www.starbucks.com.sg

Sunday Dinner At Oso

Oso Ristorante is open for dinner this Sunday for seafood-inspired dishes, including raw tuna loin, thinly sliced and marinated in cold spicy tomato sauce; and angel hair pasta with crabmeat, pancetta and white wine "la bianca triciana".

WHERE: 46 Bukit Pasoh Road MRT: Outram Park WHEN: Sun, 6 - 10.30pm PRICE: $58++ TEL:  6327-8378 INFO: E-mail reservations@oso.sg


Catalunya's Easter Weekend Brunch With Passion

Expect six Spanish Holy Week recipes in addition to the restaurant's signature brunch dishes. The menu includes Spanish celebration must-haves such as chickpea and cod stew. For dessert, there will be La Mona de Pascua, a traditional Spanish Easter cake, as well as Giant Easter Eggs which children can crack open for more surprise candies.

WHERE: The Fullerton Pavilion, 82 Collyer Quay MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: March 25 - 27, 12.30 - 3.30pm PRICE: $98++ TEL: 6534-0886 INFO: E-mail reservation@catalunya.sg

Quentin's The Eurasian Restaurant Easter Sunday Buffet

Pick from more than 40 dishes such as Curry Devil, Prawn Bostador and Pot Roast Beef. There will also be an egg-painting activity for children.

WHERE: Eurasian Community House, 139 Ceylon Road MRT: Dakota WHEN: March 27, 11am - 3pm PRICE: $32++ a person; $16++ a child aged six - 12) TEL: 6348-0327 INFO: E-mail ask@quentins.com.sg

Easter Seafood & BBQ Brunch At Park Hotel Clarke Quay

Park Hotel Clarke Quay's Brizo Restaurant & Bar offers food items such as Spanish-style Roast Pork Belly with smoked paprika and oven slow-roasted bone in leg of lamb with herb crust. Activities for the children include egg- and face-painting.

WHERE: 1 Unity Street, Park Hotel Clarke Quay, Level 1 MRT: Clarke Quay WHEN: March 27, noon - 3pm PRICE: $55++ a person; $27++ a child aged six - 12) TEL: 6593-8855 INFO: E-mail fnb.phcq@parkhotelgroup.com

Free For Kids Below 12 At Movenpick Heritage Sentosa

With a theme inspired by the classic tale of Charlie And The Chocolate Factory, diners can enjoy chocolate- inspired dishes such as cocoa maple syrup-glazed pork rib and Charlie's Warm Chocolate Toffee And Honeycomb Crumble. The buffet brunch includes Spanish Easter Quail Egg Salad in Tomato Coulis and Roasted Provencal Lamb Leg. Those below 12 years old, with paying adults, do not have to pay (limited to two children for every two paying adults).

WHERE: Tablescape, Movenpick Heritage Hotel Sentosa, 23 Beach View MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: March 27, noon - 4.30pm PRICE: $99++ a person; $49++ a child aged 12 - 15, free for children below 12 (maximum two children for every two paying adults; $39++ for third child) TEL: 6818-3305 INFO: E-mail hotel.sentosa.fb@movenpick.com


New Scandinavian Flavours At Triple Three

At Triple Three's new food promotion, to be launched next week, diners can look forward to a smorgasbord of dishes such as Smoked Halibut; Red and Black Lumpfish Caviar; Danish Meatballs and Anchovy & Rosemary Roasted Lamb Shoulder. Desserts include Krum Kaka and Apple Gjetost Pie.

WHERE: 333 Orchard Road, Mandarin Orchard Singapore, Level 5 MRT: Somerset/Orchard WHEN: Thu - April 3; dinner: 6.30 - 10pm daily; Sunday lunch: noon - 2.30pm PRICE: $118++ a person; $48++ a child aged six - 12); DBS (Sunday lunch only) & UOB cardholders get 50 per cent off for every second diner (maximum eight people for each card) TEL: 6831-6288 INFO: E-mail dine.orchard@meritushotels.com

Meatliquor's New Kids' Combos

Burger group Meatliquor has a new Kids' Combo, with mains options such as a miniature version of Meatliquor's Cheeseburger featuring 100 per cent USDA prime Angus beef. Adults can try its signatures such as the Green Chili Cheeseburger ($19.50++); the Red Chili Burger ($24++); or the Dead Hippie burger ($22++).

WHERE: 99 Duxton Road MRT: Tanjong Pagar/Outram Park WHEN: 5 - 11pm (Mon - Wed); 11.30am - 2.30pm, 5 - 11pm (Thu); 11.30am - 2.30pm, 5pm - 1am (Fri & Sat) PRICE: $12++ (add $3++ for ice cream) for each child (up to 12 years); burgers: $19++ - $24++ TEL: 6221-5343 INFO: E-mail info@meatliquor.com.sg


Flavours Of Europe Culinary Workshops

Eight leading European chefs will each conduct a one-hour session this weekend in which they prepare signature dishes that can be easily recreated at home. The chefs include Alexandre Lozachmeur from Fleur de Sel Le Restaurant ( Beef Tartare and Lobster Bisque, tomorrow, 10am); and David Nicolas Senia from Capella Singapore (Pan Seared Seabass with Orzo Pasta and Seafood Fricassee, and Churros, Sunday, 10am).

WHERE: ToTT Cooking Studio, 896 Dunearn Road MRT: King Albert Park WHEN: Tomorrow - Sun; 10am, noon, & 2 & 4pm PRICE: $25++ a person ($20++ for HSBC cardholders) for each session TEL: 6319-4038 INFO: E-mail salongourmet@sph.com.sg


Caffe B's Oceanic Creations

Caffe B will offer two three-course set menus for lunch and dinner. The lunch set includes a main course of either Salmon Confit or Crayfish Tagliatelle. The dinner set's main- course choices are Pan Fried Royal Sea Bream and Scallop Linguine.

WHERE: 2 Bayfront Avenue, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, B1-15 & 01-83 MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Tomorrow - March 26; lunch: noon - 3pm; dinner: 6 - 10pm PRICE: Lunch: $28++; dinner: $38++ TEL: 6887-3311 INFO: www.caffeb.com.sg


Antoinette Presents A French Odyssey

Antoinette's chef Pang Kok Keong creates a dining experience for this Salon Gourmet event through the restaurant's time-honoured dishes such as the Classic Filet au Poivre, Foie Gras Ganache and the Salted Egg York Croissant. Featured wines include the 2010 X Winery North Coast Winemakers White Blend.

WHERE: Antoinette, 30 Penhas Road MRT: Lavender WHEN: Tue, 7pm PRICE: $135++ a person ($108++ for HSBC cardholders) TEL: 6319-4038 INFO: E-mail salongourmet@sph.com.sg

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 18, 2016, with the headline 'Happenings - Food'. Print Edition | Subscribe