Happenings - Food



Gin Khao Bistro's $5.10++ Dishes

Gin Khao Bistro Sentosa Cove is offering a selection of dishes on rotation at $5.10++ each. Among them are squids covered with Thai beer batter, prawn and green mango relish with Thai rice crackers, deep-fried chicken in Had Yai style, stir-fried chicken with signature pepper and garlicky mixture and stir-fried kailan with oyster sauce and salted fish.

WHERE: Quayside Isle, 31 Ocean Way, Sentosa, 01-12 MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Mon - Aug 9; Mon - Thu: noon - 3pm (lunch), 5.30 - 10pm (dinner), Fri: noon - midnight; Sat & eve of public holiday: 11am - midnight; Sun & public holiday: 11am - 10pm PRICE: $5.10++ for each dish TEL: 6570-2208 INFO: E-mail feedback@ginkhao.com.sg

Hotel Jen Orchardgateway Hawker Food Promotion

Hotel Jen Orchardgateway is having its Singapore Hawker Promotion for this month and the next. Live cooking stations are set up on the terrace of Makan@Jen serving hawker favourites such as Hokkien mee, oyster omelette, chicken satay and roti prata, as well as local desserts and the chef's signature laksa fried rice with prawns. The lobster version of the dish is available as an a la carte item at $19++.

WHERE: Hotel Jen Orchardgateway, 277 Orchard Road, Makan@Jen, Level 10 MRT: Somerset WHEN: Till end of next month, Mon - Thu, 6.30 - 10pm PRICE: $42++ a person TEL: 6708-8899 INFO: E-mail taste@hoteljen.com

Sofitel Singapore Celebrates French National Day

Sofitel Singapore commemorates French National Day, which falls on Thursday, with its Petite Bastille Festival from Monday to July 17. Kwee Zeen, at Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa, will be serving a themed buffet brunch and a rotisserie dinner, while diners at Xperience Restaurant in Sofitel So Singapore can enjoy classic French set meals.

WHERE: 2 Bukit Manis Road, Sentosa; 35 Robinson Road MRT: HarbourFront/Telok Ayer WHEN/PRICE: Kwee Zeen: Rotisserie Buffet Night (July 15 - 16): $68++ a person, $34++ for each child; Magnifique Sunday Champagne Brunch (July 17): $168++ a person (free flow of wine & Tattinger champagne); Xperience Restaurant (Mon to July 17): weekly set lunches at $40++ (two courses) and $45++ (three courses); Wine & Cheese Xperience: $48++ a person ($19.90++ for additional wine) TEL/INFO: Kwee Zeen: call 6708-8366 or e-mail H9474-FB4@ sofitel.com; Xperience: call 6701-6800 or e-mail H8655@sofitel.com

Big Street Special Discounts Till National Day

Big Street is giving discounts of up to 20 per cent on a la carte food items (main courses from $6.50 nett) and drinks until National Day. Individual diners get 10 per cent off and families get 15 per cent off. Dine as a Singapore Armed Forces unit to enjoy a 20 per cent discount. Prata lovers can try the salted egg yolk version ($6), the new Chicken & Mushroom Prata Bom ($8) or the mushroom soup with garlic butter prata stick ($6).

WHERE: 104 Jalan Besar MRT: Rochor WHEN: Till Aug 9 (closed on Mon); 11 - 3am PRICE: Pratas: $2 - $8 (all prices nett); main courses: from $6.50; signature chilli crab in prata bag: $70 a kg TEL: 6100-2661 INFO: www.facebook.com/bigstreetsg

Raindrop Dessert at Mad Bistro

Mad Museum's Make a Difference (Mad) Bistro has come up with the Raindrop Dessert made from water and seaweed jelly. Patrons add their own syrup to this dessert, which is available in the original version (with soya bean powder) and the Asian fusion version (with crushed peanuts).

WHERE: 10 Tanglin Road MRT: Orchard WHEN: Noon - 10pm daily (dine-in only) PRICE: $13.80++ a set TEL: 6734-5688 INFO: E-mail info@madmuseumsingapore.com

Jamie's Italian Anniversary Celebrations And Rewards

Celebrating their joint anniversary, Jamie's Italian VivoCity (third anniversary) and Forum (first) are offering three dishes specially developed for Singapore customers. The dishes are beef short ribs, the traditional ragu of slow-cooked duck leg with red wine and seasonal vegetables and homemade pork and ricotta ravioli. Order a cocktail or mocktail, an antipasti dish, a pizza, a pasta, a main course and a dessert for a chance to win 52 meal vouchers ($30 each, to be used once a week).

WHERE: Forum The Shopping Mall, 583 Orchard Road, 01-01; VivoCity, 1 Harbourfront Walk, 01-165 MRT: Orchard/HarbourFront WHEN: Mon - July 31; call for opening hours PRICE: Mains: $28.50++ - $46++; pasta: $15.50++ - $26.50++; pizza: $22.50++ - $24.50++ TEL: 6655-7676 (Forum); 6733-5500 (VivoCity) INFO: E-mail enquiries@jamiesitalian.sg

Pollen's 4th Anniversary Tasting Menu

Pollen is celebrating its fourth year with an Anniversary Tasting Menu this month. From beetroot and burrata to Jerusalem artichokes, the seven-course menu includes a probiotic ginger ale as a palate cleanser before the main course of beef short ribs. Dessert comprises claypot-baked apple and ABC Garden - petit fours made of apple juice, beetroot marshmallow and carrot meringue. Diners get complimentary limousine buggy transfers and access to the Flower Dome.

WHERE: Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive, 01-09 MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Till July 31 (except Tue), 6 - 10pm PRICE: $190++ a person ($310++ with wine-pairing) TEL: 6604-9988 INFO: E-mail info@pollen.com.sg

New Menus At RWS Ocean Restaurant

Ocean Restaurant by Cat Cora at Resorts World Sentosa has new lunch and dinner set menus. One set lunch offers sous vide Scottish salmon and crispy skin Kuhlbarra barramundi. The other menu features pink shrimp tartare, cream of sun choke with watercress and truffle and New Zealand sustainable fish. The set dinners include lobster wonton and braised-seared beef short ribs.

WHERE: S.E.A. Aquarium, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Resorts World Sentosa, Level B1M MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Lunch: 11.30am - 2.30pm daily; dinner: 6 - 10.30pm daily PRICE: Set lunch: $60++ - $75++ a person; dinner: $128++ - $168++ TEL: 6577-6688 INFO: E-mail dining@RWSentosa.com

Mitzo Revamps Weekend Brunch Menu

Mitzo Restaurant & Bar has revamped its weekend brunch menu by introducing items such as spicy chilli lobster served with bun, stir-fried X.O. abalone with asparagus and steamed bamboo clam with minced garlic. Besides favourites such as Mitzo's special BBQ pork and chef's double-boiled soup, there are new additions such as black pepper cod fish dumpling, braised duck with pulled noodles, escargot cheese puff and Hokkaido milk cheese tart.

WHERE: Grand Park Orchard, 270 Orchard Road, Level 4 MRT: Orchard/Somerset WHEN: 11.30am - 2.30pm (weekend & public holiday) PRICE: $68++ a person (add $60++ for free-flow cocktails, wine, beer and Veuve Clicquot champagne); $34++ for each child aged six - 12 (free for kids aged under five) TEL: 6603-8855 INFO: E-mail rsvn@mitzo.sg

Pacific Marketplace's Pre-Theatre Dining Menu

Going to Esplanade Theatre for a performance? Pan Pacific Singapore's Pacific Marketplace has a two-course pre-theatre dining menu comprising a giant French croissant (choice of crab meat salad with avocado or premium handcrafted ham with egg mayonnaise), soup of the day (or salad) and a lemongrass drink. Les Miserables ticket-holders get a 20 per cent discount (also applies to drinks at Atrium).

WHERE: Pan Pacific Singapore, 7 Raffles Boulevard, Level 1 MRT: Promenade WHEN: Till July 24; 11am - 10pm PRICE: Two-course set: $18++ a person TEL: 6826-8240 INFO: E-mail celebrate.sin@ panpacific.com

Durian Fiesta At The Deli, Goodwood

The Deli at Goodwood Park Hotel is selling selected D24 and Mao Shan Wang durian pastries for takeaway, with a 20 per cent discount on D24 mousse cake, durian crepe and durian puff and a 5 per cent discount on Mao Shan Wang mousse cake, Mao Shan power puff and durian ice cream tubs. Higher discounts are available for selected cardholders. A slice of D24 durian mousse cake costs $12+ ($69+ for a 1.3kg cake), while a 500g Mao Shan Wang mousse cake costs $62.

WHERE: Goodwood Park Hotel, 22 Scotts Road MRT: Orchard/ Newton WHEN: Till July 17 TEL: 6730-1786 INFO: E-mail deli@goodwoodparkhotel.com

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 08, 2016, with the headline 'Happenings - Food'. Print Edition | Subscribe