Happenings - Food

Enjoy dishes made with recipes by iconic local authors at The Clifford Pier.
Enjoy dishes made with recipes by iconic local authors at The Clifford Pier.PHOTO: FULLERTON BAY HOTEL


Shermay Lee At The Clifford Pier

Shermay Lee returns with a Singapore's Culinary Grande Dames Menu, made up of dishes from the cookbooks of iconic local authors - her grandmother Mrs Lee Chin Koon, Mrs Leong Yee Soo and Mrs Ellice Handy. Enjoy dishes such as Babi Chin, soya sauce-braised pork shoulder with bamboo shoots, served with rice and Nonya achar; Fish Kedgeree with ikan kurau and kampung chicken eggs, served with tomato chutney, cilicuka and Nonya achar; and Cantonese Beef Cheek Stew with Carrots, Turnip & Mushrooms, served with rice and cilicuka.

WHERE: The Fullerton Bay Hotel, 80 Collyer Quay MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: Tomorrow - Aug 31, lunch & dinner PRICE: Dishes from $13++ - $26++ TEL: 6597-5266 INFO: www.fullertonbayhotel.com

Flavours Of Piedmont At Pete's Place

Sample the cuisine and wine of Piedmont in Italy. The wine selection offers eight white and red wines (from $15++ a glass and $58++ a bottle), such as the Azelia Barolo DOCG 2009. The food menu is a trio of Piemontese classics, including Bagna Cauda ($12++), Italian-style crudites served with a hot garlic and anchovy sauce.

WHERE: Grand Hyatt Singapore, 10 Scotts Road MRT: Orchard WHEN: Tomorrow - Aug 31, lunch & dinner TEL: 6732-1234 INFO: E-mail petesplace.sg@hyatt.com

Scoops Of Hope At MBS

Marina Bay Sands' celebrity chef restaurants have created exclusive Scoops of Hope gelati for the annual Sands for Singapore Charity Festival, organised by Marina Bay Sands. Purchase eight flavours from a pop-up gelato station, including Gula Melaka from CUT; Dragonfruit Sorbetto from Pizzeria Mozza; and Mango Sorbet from db Bistro & Oyster Bar. Proceeds go towards The Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund.

WHERE: The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, B2, opposite Cold Storage MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Till Aug 9, 11am - 9pm PRICE: Single scoop $4.50, double scoop $8, triple scoop $12 INFO: www.marinabaysands.com/sandsforsingapore

Red Poll Beef At CUT

CUT by Wolfgang Puck launches new steaks from the Red Poll, a native breed raised grass-fed and free-range on family farms in Britain. It is available as ribeye ($100++, 395g) and New York sirloin ($90++, 340g) cuts.

WHERE: B1-71 Galleria Level, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, 2 Bayfront Avenue MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Ongoing, while stocks last TEL: 6688-8517 INFO: www.marinabaysands.com

Grilled Cheese Nights At Pizzeria Mozza

Monday night at Pizzeria Mozza is now Grilled Cheese Night, when you can indulge in six new grilled cheese sandwiches by celebrity chef Nancy Silverton, including Croque Madame and Croque Monsieur.

WHERE: B1-42-46 Galleria Level, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, 2 Bayfront Avenue MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Every Mon, 5 - 11pm PRICE: Sandwiches from $17++ - $24++ TEL: 6688-8522 INFO: www.marinabaysands.com

Sunday Garden Party At Shangri-La's Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa

From now until Aug 30, the Sunday Garden Party buffet comes with free-flow of selected wines, beer, soft drinks and chilled juices. The buffet centres on a seafood spread, with fresh catch such as prawns, lobsters and king crab; a live carving station with succulent roasts; gourmet French cheeses, plus a children's buffet corner and activities for little ones such as magic shows.

WHERE: 101 Siloso Road, Sentosa MRT: HarbourFront When: Till Aug 30, every Sun, noon - 3pm PRICE: $138++ an adult; one child below 12 years dines free with every paying adult; $28++ each additional child TEL: 6371-1966 INFO: E-mail fbreservation.sen@shangri-la.com

Wagyu Wednesdays At Wildfire Burgers

Wednesday, enjoy a one-for- one offer on Wildfire's Blackmore Fullblood Wagyu Burger ($26++), made with award-winning prime beef. The burger comprises 150g of wagyu beef with butterhead lettuce, sliced tomatoes, cheddar cheese and a signature master sauce.

WHERE: 01-06, 26 Evans Road MRT: Botanic Gardens WHEN: Every Wed TEL: 6734-2080 INFO: www.wildfireburgers.com

Roadhouse Birthday Specials

Roadhouse celebrates its fourth birthday with special offers. Tomorrow from 3 to 5pm, enjoy one-for-one deals on classic burgers and beverages (not including wine) and view a showcase of Harley Davidson bikes. From tomorrow to Aug 9, quote "Roadhouse Devil" to order any dessert for only $4++ and also stand a chance to win $400 worth of vouchers.

WHERE: 13 Dempsey Road MRT: Queenstown WHEN: Tomorrow - Aug 9 TEL: 6476-2922 INFO: www.roadhouse.com.sg

New Lunch Options At Bistro Du Vin

Savour new choices on the mix-and-match menus for the two-course ($27++, Zion Road only) and three-course ($32++ at Zion Road, $34++ at Shaw Centre) set lunches, such as homemade duck rillettes on sourdough bread.

WHERE: 56 Zion Road; & 01-14 Shaw Centre, 1 Scotts Road MRT: Tiong Bahru/Orchard WHEN: Ongoing, noon - 2pm daily TEL: 6836-6313 (Zion Road); 6733-7763 (Shaw Centre) INFO: www.bistroduvin.com.sg


Bedrock Bar & Grill

The SG50 Express Set Lunch collates a choice of main course - Slow-Cooked Oyster Blade Steak or Slow-Cooked Bone-In Shortribs - with fries and mesclun salad in lemon vinaigrette and a glass of wine.

WHERE: 01-05 Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Orchard, 96 Somerset Road MRT: Somerset WHEN: Tomorrow - Aug 31, daily PRICE: $50++ a person TEL: 6238-0054 INFO: www.bedrock.com.sg or www.facebook.com/ BedrockBarAndGrill

Parkroyal On Pickering

Lime Restaurant extends its Lobsterfest dinner promotion to every Wednesday until the end of the year. Asian and Western crustacean dishes include Maine Lobster au Gratin with Tarragon Hollandaise sauce; Spanish Paella with Maine Lobster; and Chef Nancy's Nonya Laksa with Maine Lobster.

WHERE: 3 Upper Pickering Street MRT: Clarke Quay WHEN: Till Dec 23, every Wed, 6.30 - 10pm PRICE: $98++ a person TEL: 6809-8899 INFO: E-mail lime.prsps@ parkroyalhotels.com

Honey Creme

The Taiwanese soft-serve ice cream brand launches a limited-edition flavour, Honey Creme Pandan Gula Melaka, inspired by local treats such as chendol, ice kacang and chiffon cake. Flavoured with pandan leaf juice, the soft serve is layered with puffed rice and atap chee and sprinkled with sweet-salty toasted coconut chips from Thailand.

WHERE: 01-37 313@Somerset, 313 Orchard Road; & B1-06 Jem, 50 Jurong Gateway Road MRT: Somerset/ Jurong East WHEN: Till Sept 30 Price: $6 nett TEL: 6884-8468 (313@Somerset), 6884-0168 (Jem) INFO: www.facebook.com/honeycremesg

Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza

At Marriott Cafe, the Golden Jubilee Buffet (Aug 7 to 9, lunch: $63++ a person, dinner: $80++ a person) features more than 50 items such as fresh snow crab legs, Boston lobster and Wan Hao Signature Roasted Chicken. The SG50 Gastronomic Treasures of Singapore high tea buffet (tomorrow to Nov 15, Monday to Friday, $50++ for two persons, limited to first 50 guests a day, at least two days' advance reservations required) boasts crowd-pleasing items such as nasi lemak, rojak, sayur lodeh, pizzas, nasi briyani, Hokkien mee and dim sum.

WHERE: 320 Orchard Road MRT: Orchard TEL: 6831-4605 INFO: E-mail mhrs.sindt.fb.reservations@ marriotthotels.com

Mandarin Oriental Singapore

Axis Bar and Lounge's SG50 Singapore Food Trail Afternoon Tea menu next month is all about durian. Begin with canapes such as poached Hainanese chicken roulade with chilli and ginger, then dive into durian-centric desserts such as D24 durian tea cake.

WHERE: 5 Raffles Avenue, Marina Square MRT: Promenade WHEN: Tomorrow - Aug 31, 3 - 5pm daily, additional 12.30 - 2.30pm seating on weekend & public holiday PRICE: 42++ a person, $80++ for two persons TEL: 6885-3500 INFO: E-mail mosin-dining@mohg.com

The Marmalade Pantry

Next month, those born in August need show only their identity card to dine free at The Marmalade Pantry when accompanied by one paying adult. This promotion is valid for dine-in only, for orders from the Pasta & Risotto and Meat & Fish menu sections.

WHERE: 03-22 Ion Orchard, 2 Orchard Turn; & 01-02/04 Oasia Hotel, 8 Sinaran DriveMRT: Orchard/ Novena WHEN: Tomorrow - Aug 31TEL: 6734-2700 (Ion Orchard), 6664-0348 (Oasia Hotel) INFO: www.themarmalade pantry.com.sg

Lewin Terrace

The LT50 set comprises a trio of the bar's signature spice cocktails - inspired by Fort Canning's nearby spice garden, dating back to 1822 - plus Japanese bar bites served in a lacquered box. The cocktails include the Lewin Sling, with lemongrass, ginger, gin, yuzu juice and grenadine; and the nutmeg-infused Raintree.

WHERE: 21 Lewin Terrace MRT: Clarke Quay WHEN: Aug 6 - 9 PRICE: $50++ a person TEL: 6333-9905 INFO: E-mail info@lewinterrace.com.sg

The Fullerton Hotel Singapore

At Town Restaurant's National Day Sunday Brunch (Aug 9, noon to 3.30pm, from $118++ an adult, $64++ a child aged from six to 11), highlights include dishes such as cured snapper carpaccio with green mango salad and champagne risotto with black truffle salsa. At The Lighthouse, enjoy the view of Marina Bay along with a five-course set dinner (Aug 9, 6.30 to 10.30pm, $218++ a person) with dishes such as milk-fed veal tenderloin in golden pistachio crust. Catch the fireworks from The Lighthouse Rooftop Bar for $98 nett a person, which includes two glasses of champagne, wine, beer, housepour spirits, soft drinks or chilled juices. At Post Bar (tomorrow to Aug 9, 6 to 11pm), sample Asian tapas ($15++ each) and bespoke National Day mocktails and cocktails (from $14++).

WHERE: 1 Fullerton Square MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: Tomorrow - Aug 9 TEL: 6877-8128 (Town); 6877-8933 (The Lighthouse); 6877-8135 (Post Bar) INFO: www.fullertonhotel.com

Fish & Co.

The SG50 set meal features a white bait starter, a main course of grilled, juicy white fish with Sedap Chilli Crab Sauce, mashed potatoes, coleslaw and a glass of Coca-Cola. From tomorrow to Aug 31, Pioneer Generation diners get 50 per cent off the SG50 set with the purchase of another main course, on weekdays before 5pm, excluding public holidays and eves. Other terms and conditions apply.

WHERE: B1-35/36 Paragon, 290 Orchard Road, tel: 6733-0938; 02-116 VivoCity, 1 Harbourfront Walk, tel: 6224-3176; & 03-11 Novena Square, 238 Thomson Road, tel: 6255-7001; go to website for full list of outlets & contact details MRT: Various WHEN: Till Aug 31 PRICE: $26.95++ INFO: www.fish-co.com

Shahi Maharani

Enjoy 50 per cent off five dishes over the National Day weekend, including Vegetable Samosas ($5++ after discount), stuffed with spiced potatoes and peas; Full Tandoori Chicken ($21++ after discount), tender spring chicken marinated in yogurt and spices and tandoor- grilled; and Goa Fish Head Curry ($21++ after discount), the eatery's fusion of coastal and North Indian cuisine, anggoli fish head cooked with tamarind, tomatoes and spices. Terms and conditions apply.

WHERE: 03-21B Raffles City Shopping Centre, 252 North Bridge Road MRT: City Hall WHEN: Aug 7 - 10 TEL: 6235-8840 INFO: www.shahimaharani.com

Movenpick Heritage Hotel Sentosa

At Tablescape's Singapore Tapestry Buffet (Aug 7 and 8, 6 to 10.30pm, $50++ an adult, children under 12 years dine free), savour favourite dishes such as bak kut teh with dough fritters and Hainanese pork chop with sweet and sour sauce. On National Day at the SG50 BBQ Buffet (Aug 9, 6 to 10.30pm, $50++ an adult, children under 12 years dine free) at WoW - World of Whisky, dine alfresco on succulent meats and fresh seafood and be entertained by the live telecast of the National Day parade.

WHERE: 23 Beach View, Sentosa MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Aug 7 - 9 TEL: 6818-3388 INFO: E-mail Hotel.Sentosa.fb@moevenpick.com

Shangri-La Hotel Singapore

The Line marks Singapore's 50th anniversary with the addition of 10 futuristic remakes of local dishes to the international dinner buffet. They include Singapore Chilli Crab To-Go, a sponge cake topped with egg yolk and spring onion; and nitrogen- frozen Durian Nitro Ice Cream.

WHERE: 22 Orange Grove Road MRT: Orchard WHEN: Tomorrow - Aug 16 PRICE: Mon, Wed & Sun, $76++ an adult, inclusive of coffee & tea; Fri & Sat, $88++ an adult, inclusive of coffee & tea; Tue & Thu, $98++ an adult, inclusive of house-pour wines, draft beer, soft drinks & chilled juices TEL: 6213-4398/4275 INFO: E-mail dining.sls@shangri-la.com

Riverview Hotel

Riverview Hotel's popular Streets of Singapore Semi-Buffet returns to River Garden Coffee House for Singapore's 50th Birthday. Indulge in popular local dishes such as Singapore Rojak, Hawker Style Kang Kong Cuttlefish with sweet plum dressing, slipper lobster laksa and desserts such as durian pengat and bubor cha cha.

WHERE: 382 Havelock Road, Level 3 MRT: Chinatown WHEN: Aug 7 - 10, 6 - 10pm PRICE: $28 nett an adult, $16 nett a child TEL: 6349-4871/72 INFO: www.riverview.com.sg

Bloomsbury Bakers

Bloomsbury Bakers' new SG50 series of desserts fuses local and classic flavours, in offerings such as Orh Nee Cake ($6 nett a slice), homemade chunky yam cream between layers of soft vanilla sponge cake, topped with coconut fresh cream, candied ginkgo nuts and toasted coconut. Available for dine-in and takeaway.

WHERE: 01-889, Block 30 Bendemeer Road MRT: Boon Keng WHEN: Till Aug 31 TEL: 6299-3450 INFO: www.bloomsburybakers.com or facebook.com/BloomsburyBakers



Pince & Pints

For three days only, a complimentary pint of Asahi beer will be given with every lobster meal purchased, limited to 50 pints a day. The meals ($58++ each) include a whole steamed or grilled live lobster with salad, fries and herbed butter sauce.

WHERE: 32/33 Duxton Road MRT: Tanjong Pagar WHEN: Aug 7, 8 & 10 TEL: 6225-7558 INFO: www.pinceandpints.com


Chef Patrick Heuberger's SG50 charcuterie platter is available at a special price of $50+ (usual price $78.20+), only on the restaurant's online store next month. Serving four to six people, the platter includes 150g of duck rillettes, 150g of haddock and lobster rillettes, 180g of garlic sausage, 200g of gammon ham and 280g of pig head terrine.

WHERE: 02-02 Park West Condo, The Club House, Block 8 Jalan Lempeng MRT: Clementi When: Tomorrow - Aug 31; 24 hours minimum advance notice for orders; delivery on Tue, Thu & Sun from 9am - noon, noon - 3pm or 3 - 6pm PRICE: $50+ a platter; limited to three platters each address TEL: 9630-4526 INFO: www.cassecroute.com.sg

Holiday Inn Singapore Orchard City Centre

Indulge in Window on the Park's one-for-one offer on its SG50 lunch and dinner buffets, which feature highlights such as a seafood station; assorted satay with peanut sauce; Nonya kueh pie tee; durian pengat; and wasabi prawns.

WHERE: 11 Cavenagh Road, Level 2 MRT: Somerset WHEN: Tomorrow - Aug 31, lunch: noon - 2.30pm, dinner: 6.30 - 10pm PRICE: Lunch, $50++ for two people, daily; dinner, Sun - Thu, $57++ for two people, Fri & Sat, $65++ for two people TEL: 6733-8333 INFO: E-mail fnb.hisinorchard@ihg.com

Orchard Hotel

Over National Day weekend, enjoy Orchard Cafe's buffet dinner at $50 nett a person. It features Singapore's 50 Best Classic dishes such as carrot cake, bak kut teh, chilli crab, Hokkien mee and oyster omelette.

WHERE: Orchard Hotel Singapore, 442 Orchard Road MRT: Orchard WHEN: Aug 7 - 10 PRICE: $50 nett a person, 6 - 10pm TEL: 6739-6565 INFO: E-mail orchardcafe.ohs@ millenniumhotels.com

Fat Cow

The lacquered box holding Fat Cow's SG50 Shokado Bento lunch opens to reveal traditional Japanese dishes such as kinpirago (sauteed burdock and carrots), nimono (simmered bamboo shoot, lotus root and shiitake mushrooms) and wakeginuta (leek, seaweed and shellfish with vinegar miso), plus assorted sashimi, seafood chawanmushi and the centrepiece: a succulent wagyu hamburg steak topped with ikura kimi oroshi (salmon roe and grated daikon with egg yolk).

WHERE: 01-01/02 Camden Medical Centre, 1 Orchard Boulevard MRT: Orchard WHEN: Tomorrow - Aug 31, noon - 3pm PRICE: $50++ a person TEL: 6735-0308 INFO: www.fat-cow.com.sg or www.facebook.com/fatcowsg

York Hotel

Relive 1960s-era Singapore street food at White Rose Cafe's National Day lunch and high tea buffets. Live food stations will dish out classic favourites such as kong bak pau, Hainanese pork chop, briyani rice with curry chicken, Singapore laksa, chicken rice and assorted ngoh hiang served with beehoon.

WHERE: 21 Mount Elizabeth MRT: Orchard WHEN: Aug 9, lunch: noon - 2.30pm, high tea: 3 - 5pm PRICE: Lunch: $35++ an adult, $18++ a child; high tea: $29++ an adult, $15++ a child TEL: 6830-1156 INFO: www.yorkhotel.com.sg

Hyde & Co

Created as a tribute for Singapore's 50th birthday, Hyde & Co's Pulut Hitam Waffle is made with buttermilk waffle batter flavoured with pulut hitam (black glutinous rice) paste and served with salted coconut cream and vanilla bean ice cream.

WHERE: 785 North Bridge Road MRT: Bugis WHEN: Till Aug 31 PRICE: $14 nett TEL: 6635-5785 INFO: www.hydeandco.com.sg

East Manhattan

The bakery-cafe launches a SG50 Lychee Martini cake, featuring sponge cake sprinkled with Martini liquor, topped with lychee mousse and decorated with fondant depicting Singapore's flag and city skyline landmarks, plus five fresh orchids.

WHERE: 01-04 Katong V Mall, 30 East Coast Road & 01-03, 19 Lorong Kilat MRT: Bedok/Botanic Gardens WHEN: Till Aug 9 PRICE: $50 nett for 1kg TEL: 6672-0109 INFO: www.eastmanhattan.net http://www.ewineasia.com


Ewineasia Great SG50 Wine Sale

To mark the last 10 days of its wine sale, online retailer Ewineasia.com is holding a complimentary tasting of 30 selected wines from its sale list. Pick up vintages such as the Domaine Georges Vernay Condrieu Coteau De Vernon 2009/2010 ($118, usual price $196) and the Alvaro Palacios Vi De Vila Gratallops 2011 ($56, usual price $94). Delivery is free for purchases of $200 and above.

WHERE: The Ewineasia Tasting Table, 02-01E Tanjong Pagar Distripark, 39 Keppel Road MRT: Outram Park WHEN: Tomorrow, 11am - 5pm PRICE: Free entry, RSVP via e-mail to info@ ewineasia.com TEL: 6222-3977 INFO: www.ewineasia.com

Flight At Sky On 57

Sky on 57's outdoor terrace has morphed into a contemporary lounge called Flight, with a unique bar programme by award-winning mixologist Lucas Swallows.

WHERE: Sands SkyPark, Level 57, Tower 1, 1 Bayfront Avenue MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Fri & Sat, 6pm - 3am; Sun - Thu, 6pm - 2am PRICE: Bar bites from $12++; beverages from $14++ TEL: 6688-9977 INFO: E-mail flight@marinabaysands.com

Spirited Indulgence At Bedrock Bar & Grill

Next month, diners can savour a four-course whisky-pairing dinner matched with The Macallan whisky range. It includes dishes such as fresh oysters and a soft-cooked egg with a smooth leek and potato cream, Iberian ham and caviar, paired with The Macallan Sherry Oak 12 Years Old.

WHERE: 01-05 Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Orchard, 96 Somerset Road MRT: Somerset WHEN: Tue - Aug 31 PRICE: Tue only, $138++ a person; Wed - Aug 31, $168++ a person TEL: 6238-0054 INFO: www.bedrock.com.sg or www.facebook.com/BedrockBarAndGrill

Happy Hour At Xi Yan Shaw

Wind down after a hard day's work with Xi Yan Shaw's weekday Happy Hour promotions: a one-for-one deal on a selection of French, Italian and New Zealand wines (from $10++ a glass) and beers (from $7++ a glass); and 20 per cent off bottles of wine.

WHERE: 03-12/13 Shaw Centre, 1 Scotts Road MRT: Orchard WHEN: Mon - Thu, 5 - 7.30pm TEL: 6733-3476 INFO: www.xiyan.com.sg

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 31, 2015, with the headline '(No headline) - FRIDI31A'. Subscribe