Happenings - Food



Taste Of Japan Afternoon Tea At Axis Bar & Lounge

Mandarin Oriental Singapore's Axis Bar & Lounge is presenting an all Japanese-inspired afternoon tea menu featuring the hotel's signature TWG green tea infused in ice jelly topped with citrus foam, and items such as chicken karaage with tonkatsu sauce, lobster chawanmushi and yuzu meringue tart.

WHERE: Mandarin Oriental Singapore, 5 Raffles Avenue, Level 4 MRT: Promenade WHEN: Till May 31, daily: 3 - 5pm; additional seating on weekend & public holiday: 12.30 - 2.30pm PRICE: $42++ a person ($80++ for two) TEL: 6885-3500 INFO: E-mail mosin-dining@ mohg.com

Pop-up Dinner, Cooking Class By Spanish Chef Daniel Quintero At Shangri-La

Spanish guest chef Daniel Quintero presents a six-course dinner at BLU (level 24) at this five-night pop-up dinner event. Menu highlights include beetroot gazpacho with carabinero prawns, oysters and caviar; hot potato espuma with pumpkin curry ice cream; and poached venison with cauliflower couscous, vanilla and cherries. These three dishes will feature in his cooking class at the Dutch Pavilion on Tuesday.

WHERE: Shangri-La Hotel, 22 Orange Grove Road MRT: Orchard WHEN: Sun - Thu; dinner: 7pm; cooking class: Tue, 10am - 10pm PRICE: Six-course dinner: $138++ a person (add $78++ for wine pairing); three-course lunch at cooking class: $98++ TEL: 6213-4393 INFO: E-mail janice.yong@shangri-la.com

New Dining Concept At Grand Park City Hall

Grand Park City Hall's Indulge At Park restaurant has a new weekday dining concept featuring a selection of Western, Asian and local specialities by executive chef Eric Ong. Create your own two- or three-course set meals from recommendations such as Signature Chicken Rice and Pan-seared Atlantic Cod with coriander horseradish. The Long Weekend Tunch puts the spotlight on Asian dishes such as Hong Kong roast duck, kueh pie tee and popiah. Asian BBQ Fun features premium meats and seafood including lobster and Spanish pork belly. The dessert section will have cakes, macarons, Nonya kueh, durian pengat and a DIY chendol bar.

WHERE: Grand Park City Hall, 10 Coleman Street, atrium MRT: City Hall WHEN: Weekday Bistro: Lunch (Mon - Fri), noon - 2.30pm; dinner (Sun - Thu), Asian BBQ (Fri - Sat), 6.30 - 10.30pm; Weekend Tunch (Sat - Sun), noon - 3pm PRICE: Weekday Bistro: $25++ - $28++ (lunch), $30++ - $34++ (dinner); Asian BBQ: $70++ a person ($35++ a child aged four - 12); Weekend Tunch: $55++ ($27.50++ a child) TEL: 6432-5888 INFO: E-mail indulge.gpch@parkhotelgroup.com


Lime's Four-hour Super Lunch Sunday

Lime at Parkroyal on Pickering will be offering a four-hour Super Lunch Sunday and its international menu highlights include a ceviche station with a choice of hamachi, salmon or yellow fin tuna served with avocado salsa and salmon roe, and a grand carvery station featuring roasted wagyu topside. For local and South-east Asian delights, there is a dedicated live kitchen serving Lime's signature traditional "Lux-Sa" served with Maine lobster claws.

WHERE: Parkroyal on Pickering (street level), 3 Upper Pickering Street MRT: Chinatown WHEN: Sun, 12.30 - 4.30pm PRICE: $108++ - $158++ a person (free-flow drinks from juices, coffee & tea to wine, champagne & beer); $54++ a child aged six - 12 TEL: 6809-8899 INFO: E-mail lime.prsps@parkroyalhotels.com

YSL Beauty Gift Sets With Jing Seafood, Majestic Meals

Mothers will get a Yves Saint Laurent beauty gift set from Jing Seafood Restaurant and Majestic Restaurant and special take-home treats from Majestic Bay Seafood Restaurant. Jing's Mother's Day celebration menu includes a Prosperous Combinations platter with items such as fried kurobuta pork chop with black pepper sauce. Majestic Bay's set menus include the MB Five Combo Plate, longevity noodles and steamed mini peach buns with lotus paste and crispy whole pig trotter. Majestic Restaurant's Brunch Buffet will be from its a la carte menu of dim sum, soup, seafood, live-station meats and dessert.

WHERE/(MRT): Jing Seafood: 01-02/03 One Fullerton (Raffles Place); Majestic Bay: Below Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay (Bayfront); Majestic Restaurant: 31-37 Bukit Pasoh Road (Outram Park) WHEN/PRICE: Jing: Till Sun, lunch: noon - 2.30pm; dinner: 6.30 - 10.30pm; $598++ (eight - 10 people); Majestic Bay: Sat & Sun, lunch: 11.30am - 3pm; dinner: 5.45 - 9pm; $588++ - $788++ (for 10); Majestic Restaurant Brunch Buffet: Sat & Sun, 11.45am - 3pm; $68++ a person, $38++ a child (15 per cent discount for Citibank cardholders) TEL: Jing: 6224-0088; Majestic Bay: 6604-6604; Majestic Restaurant: 6511-4718

Special Sunday Opening At Artemis Grill

Artemis Grill at the rooftop of CapitaGreen in Market Street will be open this Sunday to serve a three- course Mother's Day Lunch. Main- course choices include Beetroot Tortellini with feta and ricotta or John Dory from New Zealand with a Spanish-style garnish of chorizo, almond and preserved lemon gremolata and kale.

WHERE: CapitaGreen, 138 Market Street, Level 40 MRT: Raffles Place/ Telok Ayer WHEN: Sun, 11.30am - 3pm PRICE: $68++ a person TEL: 6635-8677 INFO: E-mail reservations@artemisgrill.com.sg

Champagne For Mum At Cheek By Jowl

Mothers will be treated to a glass of champagne before the five-course lunch and dinner menu at Cheek By Jowl. Pickled kingfish with cucumber and radish features first, followed by beetroot with goat cheese and pickled raisins, then barramundi with leek, bonito butter and caramelised onion, braised wagyu beef cheek with roasted cauliflower and Thai basil before dessert.

WHERE: 21 Boon Tat Street MRT: Telok Ayer WHEN: Sun, lunch: 11.30am - 2.30pm; dinner: 6 - 10.30pm PRICE: $98++ a person TEL: 6221-1911 INFO: E-mail info@cheekbyjowl.com.sg

Antioxidants, Superfood Medley And Crepes At Capella Singapore

Capella Singapore has created a series of dining experiences. The Knolls will feature a Mediterranean-inspired Sunday brunch featuring dishes made of antioxidant-rich ingredients. Superfood Medley time at The Knolls in the evening is a semi-buffet dinner. The Chef's Table is having a Crepes Affair with a selection of crepes paired with charcuterie and artisanal cheese. Highlights of Cassia's Mother's Day five-course set menu are braised bird's nest with crabmeat and wok-fried lobster medallions.

WHERE: 1 The Knolls, Sentosa MRT: HarbourFront WHEN/PRICE: Sun, Sunday Brunch (12.30 - 3pm): $168++ - $258++ a person, free-flow soft drinks, fresh juices, champagne, wine, cocktails & beer; $118++ a child aged seven - 12; $78++ a child aged four - six; Superfood Medley (6 - 10.30pm): $98++ a person; Crepes Affair (3 - 5pm): $45++ a person; Cassia (noon - 2pm): $99++ a person TEL: The Knolls & Chef's Table: 6591-5046; Cassia: 6591­5045

Lunch Voucher Gift At Salt Grill & Sky Bar

Highlights of the three-course lunch or a four-course dinner menu at Salt Grill & Sky Bar include a "Salt" salad with seasonal baby vegetables, whipped truffle burrata, soft hen's egg, lentils and sourdough crisp. Among the mains are lamb loin with foie gras mustard crust, baba ganoush and goat cheese gnocchi with beets, vincotto, burnt butter, raisins and pistachios. Mothers will get a carnation and souvenir photo. Tables with at least four paying adults will get a complimentary lunch set voucher.

WHERE: Ion Orchard, 2 Orchard Turn, 55-01/56-01 MRT: Orchard WHEN: Sun, lunch: 11am - 2pm; dinner: 6 - 10pm PRICE: Set lunch: $68++ a person; dinner: $128++ TEL: 6592-5118

Selfie Contest At Carlton's Cafe Mosaic

Take a selfie at Cafe Mosaic and upload it to Facebook or Instagram to win prizes such as a one-night stay with breakfast at the hotel. Mothers will get a complimentary mocktail, a bowl of bird's nest and a surprise gift. Dinner buffet highlights include crab legs and stir-fried roast pork belly with leeks and onions. The lunch buffet will have some similar items.

WHERE: Carlton Hotel, 76 Bras Basah Road MRT: City Hall WHEN: Lunch: Sun, noon - 2.30pm; dinner: Sat & Sun, 6.30 - 10.30pm PRICE: $68++ a person, $34++ a child aged six ­ 12; Citibank, UOB, OCBC cardholders: one dines free with every three paying adults TEL: 6311-8195 INFO: E­mail cafe.mosaic@carltonhotel.sg

Sofitel Sentosa Dining Options

Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa and Sofitel So Singapore have several dining options for Mother's Day. Xperience Restaurant's three-course set menu ($48++ a person; $20++ for child aged five to 11; one dines free with every three paying guests) has items such as tuna belly tataki with citrus wasabi. The Garden's four-course menu (11am to 10pm; $68++) has dishes such as Norwegian Salmon with sweet and spicy rub. Kwee Zeen's Magnifique Sunday Champagne Brunch (12.30 to 3.30pm; $168++ - $198++ a person, $88++ for child aged five to 11) will have Boston lobsters, Singapore Chilli Crab and slow-roasted beef ribeye. ilLido at the Cliff's four-course set menu (lunch: $68++; dinner: $88++) features dishes such as tagliolini with cod.

WHERE: 2 Bukit Manis Road, Sentosa MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Sun PRICE: $48++ - $198++ a person TEL: 6708-8310 INFO: E-mail H9474@sofitel.com

Chef David Toh's Buffet Menu At Cafe Brio's

The lunch and dinner buffet menu at Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel's Cafe Brio's features Canadian oysters, New Zealand green mussels and Chilean scallops. There will also be the signature laksa with cockles, BBQ beef short ribs with glazed root vegetables, teriyaki sliced cod fish filled with pink ginger, crispy wasabi prawn in yam ring and bonito flakes and wok-fried Singapore chilli mud crab with deep-fried flower bun.

WHERE: Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, 392 Havelock Road, Level 2 MRT: Outram Park WHEN: Sun, lunch: noon - 3pm; dinner: 6 - 10pm PRICE: Lunch: $70++; dinner: $80++ TEL: 6233-1100 INFO: E-mail dining.gcw@millenniumhotels.com

Brunch At Colony, Tea At Chihuly, Lunch & Dinner At Summer Pavilion

Grilled live lobsters with herb butter, roast wagyu beef tomahawkand unlimited flutes of champagne are among the highlights of The Vintage Champagne Brunch at The Ritz-Carlton Millenia Singapore's Colony. At Chihuly Lounge, the Afternoon Tea Buffet will have sweet treats such as vanilla champagne berries cake and strawberry cheese cake. Mothers get a flute of Moet & Chandon Grand Vintage Rose 2004. Summer Pavilion's Cantonese set menus (five to seven courses) will feature items such as double-boiled sea whelk soup with fish maw and chicken in a whole coconut.

WHERE: The Ritz-Carlton Millenia Singapore, 7 Raffles Avenue MRT: Promenade WHEN/PRICE: Colony: Sun, 12 - 3.30pm; $198++ a person (includes wine, soft drinks & Moet & Chandon Grand Vintage Blanc 2006/Rose); $99++ a child aged six - 12 ($49.50 a child aged three - five); Chihuly: Tomorrow & Sun, 2.30 - 5pm; $68++ ($34 a child aged six - 12); Summer Pavilion: Tomorrow - Sun; dinner: 6.30 - 10.30pm; lunch: 11.30am - 2.30pm (tomorrow); 11.30am - 1pm, 1.30 - 3pm (Sun); $68++ a person TEL: 6434-5288 INFO: E-mail rc.sinrz.restaurantreservations@ ritzcarlton.com

Brunch At Marina Bay Sands Outlets

Mothers pay half price for the Sunday brunch buffet at Marina Bay Sands' Adrift by David Myers (MBS Hotel Lobby Tower 2). At Bread Street Kitchen (The Shoppes at MBS L1-81), mums get a welcome cocktail and some biscotti to take home. Cut (The Shoppes B1-71) by Wolfgang Puck is open for lunch. Choices for mains include the famed Snake River Farms Flat Iron Steak and Maine Lobster Club Sandwich. At db Bistro & Oyster Bar (The Shoppes B1-48), every day this monthis Mother's Day with New England Seafood Boils and Blueberry Pie for every diner. Osteria Mozza (The Shoppes B1-42) will treat mums to a glass of Bellini. At Rise (Hotel Lobby, Tower 1), delicacies include Seafood Indulgency on Ice.

WHERE: Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue MRT: Bayfront WHEN/PRICE: Sun; Adrift (noon - 3pm): $88++ a person (50 per cent off for mothers); Bread Street Kitchen (breakfast, 7.30 - 10.30am; brunch, 11am - 3pm; dinner, 5 - 11pm); Cut (12.30 - 2.30pm): $88++ a person; db Bistro (till May 31; 5.30 - 11pm; Sun & Mon till 10pm): $145++ - $350++ (serves two - six); Osteria (noon - 2.30pm); Rise (lunch, noon - 2pm; dinner, 6 - 10.30pm): $78++- $98++ TEL: Adrift: 6688-5657; Bread Street Kitchen: 6688-5665; Cut: 6688-8517; db Bistro: 6688-8525; Osteria: 6688-8522; Rise: 6688-5525 INFO: www.marinabaysands.com/restaurants.html

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 06, 2016, with the headline 'Happenings - Food'. Print Edition | Subscribe