Happenings - Food



Saturday Prosecco Brunch At ilLido At The Cliff

The brunch features housemade Italian staples served alongside gourmet meats and barbecued fish plus handcrafted dessert classics, amid breathtaking sea views. Guests are invited to take a dip in the resort's 33m-long pool (up to 7pm).

WHERE: Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa, 2 Bukit Manis Road MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Tomorrow & every first Sat of the month, 12.30 - 3.30pm PRICE: $98++ a person (add $30++ for free-flow Zardetto Prosecco) TEL: 6708-8360 INFO: E-mail H9474-FB6@sofitel.com

Wedding Planning With Italian Brunch At Aura

Couples intending to tie the knot can enjoy a four-course Italian brunch at $68 nett for two (usual price $88++ a person) at Aura Wedding Brunch. Meet Aura's wedding planners and learn about its new wedding packages, which include a rooftop wedding with the backdrop of the Marina Bay skyline. On the menu are dishes such as foie gras with caramelised apples and duck jus; trofie pasta with lobster Bolognese; and a choice of black cod with saffron sauce or Tajima beef sirloin with red wine sauce.

WHERE: Aura Sky Lounge, National Gallery Singapore, 1 St Andrew's Road, 06-02 MRT: City Hall WHEN: Tue, 11am - 2pm PRICE: $68 nett a couple TEL: 6866-1977 INFO: E-mail rsvp@aura.sg

Exploring Middle East With Coriander Leaf

Coriander Leaf takes you through the Middle East this month. On the menu are Syrian beef kibbeh with tahini yogurt sauce ($18++); Lebanese stuffed zucchini with minced lamb and wild rice ($16+); and muhammara and labne ($14++), which is roasted red pepper with walnut/yogurt dip, pita crackers and crudites.

WHERE: Coriander Leaf, 30 Victoria Street, Chijmes, 02-01 MRT: City Hall WHEN: Till Aug 31 PRICE: $14++ - $18++ TEL: 6532-3357 INFO: E-mail info@corianderleaf.com

Mitzo's Weekly Ladies Gourmet Night

Mitzo Restaurant & Bar has launched a weekly evening affair for women only, which will feature free-flow artisanal cocktails, champagne and wine, Cantonese morsels and dim sum such as chicken and shrimp osmanthus dumplings as well as wild mushroom and truffle buns. Pair these with Asian-inspired cocktails such as Garden of Eden, a martini with a Chinese medicinal flower mix; and Ginseng Daiquiri, an Asian infusion twist to the old Cuban classic - both created by mixologist Marco Pignotta.

WHERE: Grand Park Orchard, 270 Orchard Road, Level 4 MRT: Orchard WHEN: Every Thu, 8 - 10pm PRICE: $78++ a person TEL: 6603-8855 INFO: E-mail rsvn@mitzo.sg

Princess Terrace's Penang Seafood Feast

Besides the 50 popular buffet dishes, chef Lim Por Tit and his team have come up with Penang seafood heritage favourites such as chilli crab, hard-tail fish stuffed with sambal chilli, slipper lobster with special curry powder, wok-fried sotong with dried chilli, wok-fried clams with ginger and spring onions and seafood fried rice. Signature dishes include Hokkien prawn mee soup, char kway teow and Penang laksa.

WHERE: Copthorne King's Hotel, 403 Havelock Road, Lobby MRT: Outram Park WHEN: Till Aug 18; lunch: noon - 2.30pm; dinner: 6.30 - 10pm PRICE: Lunch: $53.80++ a person (Mon - Thu), $56.80++ (Fri - Sun, public holiday); dinner: $58.80++ (Mon - Thu), $62.80++ (Fri - Sun, public holiday); half price for children TEL: 6318-3168 INFO: E-mail princessterrace@millenniumhotels.com


White Rose Cafe Tunch Buffet

York Hotel is commemorating National Day with a Street Food of Singapore Tunch Buffet at its White Rose Cafe. Chefs will turn eggs, flour and Korean oysters into crispy oyster omelette in the show kitchen, which will also feature char kway teow and ngoh hiang with deep-fried prawn crackers. Other items include laksa, mee siam, nasi lemak, tahu goreng, lotus leaf rice and curry chicken with roti.

WHERE: York Hotel Singapore, 21 Mount Elizabeth MRT: Orchard WHEN: Tue, noon - 4pm PRICE: $36++ (adult), $18++ (child) TEL: 6737-0511 INFO: E-mail whiterosecafe@yorkhotel.com.sg

$51 Dining Offers At Fullerton Hotels

The Fullerton Hotel and The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore are having a selection of dining offerings priced at $51++ and all their dining venues will have live telecasts of the National Day Parade. Besides the Red And White Party at the Lighthouse Rooftop Bar (from 5.30pm; $51++ a person) serving liquor and free-flow tapas, there will also be a National Day BBQ dinner buffet at East Garden (6.30 - 10.30pm; $51++ for an adult/$38++ for a child). Join the ongoing River Hawker Festival at Town Restaurant (till Tue, 6.30 - 10.30pm; $51++ for an adult/$28++ for a child) and Jade's National Day Set Dinner (till Tue, 6.30 - 11pm; $51++ - $88++ a person).

WHERE: The Fullerton Hotel, 1 Fullerton Square; & The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore, 80 Collyer Quay MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: Tue

PRICE: $51++ TEL: 6877-8911/8912 INFO: www.fullertonhotels.com

Heritage Brunch At The Knolls

Heritage Brunch at Capella Singapore's The Knolls will feature a nostalgic selection of iconic Singaporean dishes by chef David Senia, from spicy favourites such as sambal stingray and ikan kunyit to Chinese delicacies such as drunken prawn mee and live crab. On display will be a collection of vintage photographs taken on the hotel grounds, home of the British forces 100 years ago.

WHERE: 1 The Knolls, Capella Singapore MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Tue, 12.30 - 3pm PRICE: $178++ a person, with free-flow Tattinger Champagne, speciality cocktails & wine TEL: 6591-5046 INFO: E-mail knolls.singapore@capellahotels.com

Chilli/Black Pepper Soft Shell Crab Noodles At Curry Times

Old Chang Kee's Curry Times is promoting its new Chilli Soft Shell Crab Noodles and Black Pepper Soft Shell Crab Noodles for this month, to celebrate the nation's 51st birthday. Each plate comes with free chendol.

WHERE: Novena Square, 238 Thomson Road, 02-33, tel: 6354-3206; Westgate, 3 Gateway Drive, 02-08 , tel: 6369-9609; Changi Airport T3, 65 Airport Boulevard, B2-51, tel: 6447-8068; One KM, 11 Tanjong Katong Road, 01-70, tel: 6702-2738 MRT: Novena/Jurong East/Changi Airport/Paya Lebar WHEN: Till Aug 31 PRICE: $13.90++ a plate

Jamie's Chilli Crab Special

Jamie's Italian, with outlets at VivoCity and Forum The Shopping Mall, has put a twist on the popular Singapore favourite, chilli crab, for National Day. The wok-fried Sri Lankan crab is paired with a spicy chilli sauce made with red chillies, white wine vinegar, brown sugar, tomato puree, lemongrass and coriander. The dish will be accompanied by warm chilli focaccia bread in place of the traditional mantou.

WHERE: Forum Shopping Mall, 583 Orchard Road, 01-01; and VivoCity, 1 Harbourfront Walk, 01-165 MRT: Orchard/ HarbourFront TEL: 6655-7676 (Forum); 6733-5500 (VivoCity) INFO: E-mail enquiries@jamiesitalian.sg


Thye Moh Chan's Traditional Teochew Mooncakes

Besides its traditional Teochew mooncakes, Thye Moh Chan has two special flavours - Mao Shan Wang Durian ($39.80 for a box of four) and Yam With Salted Egg Yolk ($33.80) - in limited quantities. Other flavours include the Sweet or Salty Tau Sar ($28.80), Teochew classics such as the Double Delight ($28.80) filled with red bean and winter melon paste; and the large Traditional Teochew Mooncake ($18.80).

WHERE: Paragon, 290 Orchard Road, B1-11, tel: 6732-8858; & Chinatown Point, 133 New Bridge Road, 01-45, tel: 6604-8858 MRT: Orchard/Chinatown WHEN: Till Sept 15; 10am - 10pm (bulk orders by Sept 9) PRICE: $18.80 - $39.80 INFO: thyemohchan.com

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 05, 2016, with the headline 'Happenings - Food'. Subscribe