Happenings - Food



Seletar Mall Food Festival

Spend at least $30 at any Seletar Mall F&B outlets and buy a special gem biscuit plush or tutu kueh plush at $5 (while stocks last). Paradise Inn (03-10) is offering a value set meal (for two to three people) at $38.80++, while Juice Farm (B1-K11) is giving a cup of mixed fruit with any purchase of fruit juice. Kids can join Fischeon and Dodo's Bento Making Session (Saturday and Sunday, 11am - 6pm). A 1960s-themed food fair is going on at the mall's atrium (till Sunday). To celebrate National Day, shoppers can enjoy a complimentary packet of gem biscuits and a trishaw ride (Aug 6 to 9: 11am - 6pm by spending at least $50 (up to three same-day receipts).

WHERE: 33 Sengkang West Avenue MRT/LRT: Sengkang/Fernvale WHEN: Till Aug 14 TEL: 6341-6252 INFO: www.theseletarmall.com

Ash & Elm's Sunday Brunch

Ash & Elm is offering all-you-can-eat caviar with its new Sunday brunch menu. The European-themed restaurant at InterContinental Singapore has five sections for the buffet - a charcuterie and cheese room, a seafood corner, an egg station, a live carving station and a dessert station.

WHERE: InterContinental Singapore, 80 Middle Road, Level 1 MRT: Bugis WHEN: Sun, noon - 3pm PRICE: $98++ a person (free-flow of juices, soft drinks and make-your- own Bloody Mary cocktails), $138++ (unlimited wine, beer and Perrier Jouet champagne); make a reservation, quote "Honeycombers" and get 15 per cent off) TEL: 6825-1008 INFO: intercontinental.dining@ihg.com

Bob's Bar Presents A Night At Varadero

Capella Singapore celebrates the revamp of its Bob's Bar with A Night At Varadero. There will be its signature Havana barbecue station, pop-up mojito and rum bars, a special rum appreciation masterclass and band performances with Latin music. Food is Cuban cuisine with a twist, including Cuban Sliders (mini burgers with juicy spiced wagyu patties) and Mojito Ceviche (seabass marinated in lime juice) . WHERE: Capella, Sentosa MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Tomorrow, 7pm (salsa session from 6pm); Bar opens daily, noon - midnight PRICE: Food: $5++ - $15++; drinks: $19++ - $29++ TEL: 6591-5047 INFO: E-mail bobsbar.singapore@capellahotels.com

Half-Price Dim Sum At Tien Court

Tien Court at Copthorne King's Hotel is giving a 50 per cent discount on dim sum during lunch on weekdays. New offerings include steamed crab meat dumpling with cordyceps flowers in superior broth, and steamed minced duck in charcoal bun.

WHERE: Copthorne King's Hotel, 403 Havelock Road, Level 2 MRT: Outram Park WHEN: Till Aug 31 (weekdays only) PRICE: From $5.80++ TEL: 6318-3193/3198 INFO: E-mail tiencourt@millenniumhotels.com

Long Chim Kid's Menu

Long Chim Singapore has introduced an all-day Kid's Menu, featuring Thai street food. The menu has signature dishes and new items such as charred rice noodles with soya and chicken.

WHERE: The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, 02-02 MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Daily, noon - 11pm PRICE: $15++ (includes dessert and beverage) TEL: 6688-7299 INFO: www.longchim.com.sg

New Stews At Masizzim Korean Restaurant

Korean stew restaurant Masizzim has added a signature Spicy Seafood Stew, Crabmeat & Roe Rice Ball and other dishes to its menu. The Spicy Seafood Stew ($36.80++; Seafood Beef Stew: $38.80++) contains prawns, mussels, crayfish and a whole squid. Crabmeat & Roe Rice Ball ($10.80++) lets diners mix and shape the ingredients.

WHERE: 313@Somerset, B3-02 MRT: Somerset WHEN: Sun - Thu, 11am - 10pm; Fri & Sat: 11am - 11pm TEL: 6509-5808 INFO: www.facebook.com/masizzimsingapore

Blue Lotus Weekend Lunch

Prata Char Kway Teow, Assam Curry Barramundi Fish Fillet and Jumbo King Prawn X.O. Mee Pok are among the local dishes given a modern twist by Blue Lotus Chinese Eating House. Available on weekends.

WHERE: 01-13 Quayside Isle, 31 Ocean Way, Sentosa MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Till Aug 31. Sat & Sun, 11.30am - 3pm PRICE: $18++ for each dish TEL: 6339-0880 INFO: www.bluelotus.com.sg

Golden Fortune Tapas Pairing At Our Taproom

Our Taproom's July Asia Tapas & Cocktail Pairing features locally inspired Chinese tapas paired with Pimms and Aperol cocktails. The price includes three Asian tapas paired with three cocktails.

WHERE: 32 Kandahar Street MRT: Bugis WHEN: July 29 & 30, 5pm - midnight PRICE: $60+ a person TEL: 6291-8001 INFO: E-mail enquiry@ourtaproom.sg


Food And Fun At Open Stoves

The Open Stoves at Timbre+ this weekend will feature at least nine food partners and the pairing of a Timbre+ chef and a guest chef. For instance, Jeremy Cheok (Dusk by Slake) and Tan Huang Ming (Park Bench Deli) will make Prata Taco with stewed tripe or BBQ pork collar, while Alexander Chong (Garcons) and Wayne Liew (Keng Eng Kee Seafood) will produce Coffee Glazed Pork Ribs with almond flakes and achar.

WHERE: Timbre+, JTC LaunchPad @ One-North, 73A Ayer Rajah Crescent MRT: One-North WHEN: Tomorrow - Sun, noon - midnight PRICE: Free admission INFO: info@timbregroup.asia


National Day Heritage Dinner Buffet At Pan Pacific's Edge

Edge is presenting a National Day Heritage Dinner Buffet featuring local favourites and classic dishes with a contemporary touch, such as Nonya laksa with quail eggs, buah keluak fried rice, satay and wagyu rendang. Desserts include Majulah Singapura waffle and durian lava cake.

WHERE: Pan Pacific Singapore, 7 Raffles Boulevard, Level 3 MRT: Promenade WHEN: July 29 - 31 & Aug 5 - 9, 6.30 - 10.30pm PRICE: $88++ a person ($44++ for a child age six - 11) TEL: 6826­8240 INFO: celebrate.sin@panpacific.com


Treasured Traditions At Sheraton Towers

Sheraton Towers' Li Bai Cantonese Restaurant is going back to traditional tin mooncake boxes. There are five new mooncakes, including the single-yolk yam paste mooncake in flaky pastry and mixed nuts mooncake with Li Bai signature X.O. sauce (both $66 for four). Mini snow skin mooncakes ($58 for eight) will feature three new flavours - Lychee Martini Truffle, Tiramisu Truffle and Chrysanthemum Vodka Truffle.

WHERE: Sheraton Towers Singapore Hotel, 39 Scotts Road MRT: Newton WHEN: Aug 15 - Sept 15, Li Bai: 11.30am - 10.30pm; hotel lobby: 11am - 9.30pm PRICE: $58 - $168 nett TEL: 6839-5623 INFO: E-mail mooncake@sheratonsingapore.com


Chilean Wine Dinner

Executive chef Jonathan Kinsella and pastry chef Mandy Pan from db Bistro & Oyster Bar at Marina Bay Sands have created a five-course menu to be paired with wine from PengWine, a boutique winery in Maipo Valley, Chile. Among the dishes are Terrine De Poisson with king salmon, lobster and scallop (paired with PengWine Magellan Chardonnay/Sauvignon Blanc 2010) and Marmalade de Canard (PengWine Rockhopper Cabernet Sauvignon/Carmenere 2009).

WHERE: db Bistro & Oyster Bar, Marina Bay Sands MRT: Bayfront WHEN: July 26, 7.30pm PRICE: $158++ a person TEL: 6688-8525 INFO: dbreservations@marinabaysands.com

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 22, 2016, with the headline 'Happenings - Food'. Print Edition | Subscribe