Happenings - Food



Burger Giveaways At Naked Finn's Anniversary

The Naked Finn is celebrating its first anniversary at its new home in Block 39 Malan Road. The activities lined up include a mini farmer's market at Nekkid (Block 41) with 100 Nekkid burgers being given away; and the Saturday Brunch at Block 39 will run from 11am to 5pm (usual: noon to 3pm).

WHERE: Gillman Barracks, Malan Road, Block 39/41 MRT: Labrador Park WHEN: Tomorrow, 11am ­ 5pm PRICE: A la carte brunch: $8++ ­ $35++ TEL: 6694­0807 (after 11am) INFO: www.nakedfinn.com or www.facebook.com/TNF.Singapore/notes

Min Jiang's Decade At One­North

Min Jiang At One­North is celebrating its 10th anniversary with two menus. Dishes include the Min Jiang Trio Platter of chilled minced Tianjin pear with fresh crabmeat in salad sauce, pan­fried scallop stuffed with minced shrimp and Tianjin pear, and steamed xiao long bao with Tianjin pear and juicy pork filling; and braised eel with garlic sauce in claypot served with fried bun ($24++).

WHERE: 5 Rochester Park MRT: one-north/Buona Vista WHEN: Today ­ May 31; lunch: 11.30am ­ 2.30pm; dinner: 6.30 ­ 10.30pm PRICE: Six-course menu: $98++ a person (minimum two people); a la carte: $8++ ­ $36++ TEL: 6774­0122 INFO: E­mail mj1n@goodwoodparkhotel.com

Pince & Pints Open For Lunch

Pince & Pints is now open for lunch and has revised its menus to include half portions of its signature lobster dishes. Common items for both lunch and dinner include Lobster Chowder ($38++), The Lobster Roll ($58++) and sides ($7++ each) such as Chef's Salad and Straight­cut Fries.

WHERE: 32­33 Duxton Road MRT: Tanjong Pagar WHEN: Mon ­ Fri, lunch: noon ­ 2.30pm, dinner: 5.30 ­ 10pm; Sat & public holiday: noon ­ 10pm; closed on Sun PRICE: Lobster dishes: $58++ (half portion: $29++) ­ $68++; sides: $7++ TEL: 6225­7558 INFO: E­mail reservations@pinceandpints.com

Boston Lobster Promotion At Wah Lok

Carlton Hotel Singapore's Wah Lok is having a Boston lobster promotion this month. Available for lunch and dinner, guests can have the lobsters done in their preferred cooking style or go with the chef's recommendation of Boston Lobster With Supreme Stock or Braised Boston Lobster With Ling Zhi Mushroom in XO Sauce.

WHERE: Carlton Hotel Singapore, 76 Bras Basah Road, Level 2 MRT: City Hall WHEN: Till April 30; lunch: 11.30am (11am on Sun & public holiday) ­ 2.30pm; dinner: 6.30 ­ 10.30pm PRICE: $9.80 for 100g (usual price: $14 for 100g) TEL: 6311­8188/8189 INFO: E­mail wah.lok@carltonhotel.sg

Crabby Saturdays At W Singapore

Enjoy a Saturday lunch special with signature dishes such as Southern Style Crab Bisque and Wok­Fried Crab with tamarind and chilli.

WHERE: Sentosa Cove, 21 Ocean Way MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Sat (till April 30), noon ­ 3pm PRICE: Two ­person set: from $68++; a la carte: from $10++ TEL: 6808­7268 INFO: E-mail TheKitchenTable.Singapore@whotels.com

Dolce Vita Hosts Michelin- Starred Chef Nacho Manzano

Chef Nacho Manzano, who is from Asturias, a mountainous region by the sea in Europe, will showcase his signature dishes, including a hake salad featuring dried roe in Hollandaise sauce, and marinated pigeon paired with seaweed, Kalamata emulsion, marshland herbs and sardine cream.

WHERE: Mandarin Oriental Singapore, 5 Raffles Avenue, Level 5 MRT: Promenade WHEN: Wed, Thu & Sat PRICE: Eight-course tasting dinner: $128++ a person; 10­course gastronomy dinner: $158++ a person TEL: 6885­3500 INFO: E­mail mosin­dining@mohg.com

Up Close With Top Chef Kristen Kish

Top Chef 2012 winner and travel show host Kristen Kish will showcase her specialities such as Slow Cooked Beef Brisket, Sweet Peach Olive Oil Cake and Brown Butter Pistachio Financier. These are served alongside Wildfire Burgers' favourites such as Sriracha Chicken Sliders.

WHERE: 313@Somerset, 313 Orchard Road, 01­28 MRT: Somerset WHEN: Tomorrow ­ Sun, 7 ­ 10pm PRICE: $110 (20 per cent discount for HSBC cardholders) TEL: 6509­4408 INFO: wildfireburgers.com

One Dollar Soup Base At Jpot

The Jumbo group's Jpot hotpot outlets are offering Superior Broth, Tom Yum, Herbal and Vegetarian soup bases at $1 this April Fools' weekend. There will be photo opportunities with Jumbo's "Mr Unbelievable" for those in the queue for the $1 soup base.

WHERE: 10 Tampines Central 1, 03­16; & Parkway Parade, 80 Marine Parade Road, B­17 MRT: Tampines/Dakota WHEN: Today ­ Sun, 11am ­ 10pm PRICE: $1 for soup base TEL: 6532­3536 (Tampines); 6884­3536 (Parkway Parade) INFO: www.jpot.com.sg


Violet Oon And Lynnette Seah Present A Culinary Symphony

Go on a journey of sweet and salty, spicy and mild as chef Violet Oon and Singapore Symphony Orchestra's co­concertmaster Lynnette Seah present a medley of Peranakan flavours paired with wines. The menu includes Chilli Crab Mantou Buah Keluak Sambal On Crostini, Lobster Sambal Kim Chiam and Bakwan Kepiting Nyonya.

WHERE: National Gallery Singapore, 1 St Andrew's Road, 02­01 MRT: City Hall WHEN: Tomorrow, 7 ­ 11pm (dress: lounge suit) PRICE: $250+ TEL: 9834­9935 INFO: E­mail eat@violetoon.com

Timeless 1930s On Hongkong Street

Restaurants such as Bacchanalia and Vasco will transform the Hongkong Street area into a buzzing scene resembling Hong Kong and Shanghai in the 1930s on Sunday. There will be live music and entertainment and signature items from the restaurants are available at promotional prices.

WHERE: Bacchanalia/FOC/Vasco/ 28 Hong Kong Street, Hongkong Street MRT: Clarke Quay WHEN: Sun, 5 ­ 10pm PRICE: $28+ (food to be purchased at participating restaurants) TEL: 9179­4552/ 6100­4040/8799­7085/6533­2001 INFO: E­mail reservations@worldgourmetsummit.com

Le 3 Mamme Dinner

Mrs Giovanna Randone, Mrs Gianna Fossati and Mrs Maria Teresa Biovi from the Liguria region of Italy will cook up a traditional Italian feast with hosting chef Yohhei Sasaki. Among the spread will be stuffed veal breast served with baked eggplant and zucchini.

WHERE: One Fullerton, 1 Fullerton Road, 02­06 MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: Mon, 7 ­ 11pm (dress code: lounge suit) PRICE: $188+ TEL: 6690­7564 INFO: E­mail reservations@forlino.com


Bread Street Kitchen @ MBS Rolls Out New Weekend Breakfast

Savour a new weekend breakfast menu with classic British dishes such as The English Breakfast ($24++) with two eggs of your choice, bacon, sausage, black pudding, mushrooms, tomato and baked beans; and BSK Omelette ($19++) with mushrooms, gruyere cheese and rocket.

WHERE: The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue, L1­81 MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Sat ­ Sun, 7.30 ­ 10.30am PRICE: $15++ ­ $24++ TEL: 6688­5665 INFO: E-mail BreadStreetKitchen.Reservations@MarinaBaySands.com

New Tapas, Grilled Seafood At Catalunya

New items in Catalunya Singapore's updated menu include Spanish gluten­free tapas such as Pincho Moruno ($16++), a grilled pork tenderloin tapa; and fresh grilled seafood tapas ($14++ ­ $75++) such as Mediterranean octopus.

WHERE: The Fullerton Pavilion, 82 Collyer Quay MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: Lunch (weekday): noon ­ 2.30pm; dinner: 6 ­ 10.30pm daily; tapas: all day PRICE: Tapas: $13++ ­ $75++; platters: $75++ ­ $178++ TEL: 6534­0886 INFO: E­mail reservation@catalunya.sg

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 01, 2016, with the headline 'Happenings - Food'. Print Edition | Subscribe