Happenings - Food

Phad thai goong from Makan@Jen at Hotel Jen at Orchard Gateway.
Phad thai goong from Makan@Jen at Hotel Jen at Orchard Gateway. PHOTO: HOTEL JEN ORCHARDGATEWAY

FOOD

PROMOTIONS

Thai Cuisine At Hotel Jen Orchardgateway

Makan@Jen will hold a week-long Thai cuisine promotion with more than 40 dishes by Yanavit Theerasomboonkun, sous chef at Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok. Dishes include phad thai goong (stir-fried rice noodles with prawns) and pla ka pong sam ros (sweet and sour deep-fried fish). There will also be less common items such as poo ja (deep-fried stuffed crab shells).

WHERE: Makan@Jen at Hotel Jen Orchardgateway (level 10), 277 Orchard Road MRT: Somerset WHEN/PRICE: Thu - Sept 30; weekday lunch (noon - 2.30pm): from $12.90++ a person; weekend brunch (12.30 - 3pm): $42++; buffet dinner (6.30 - 10pm) Sun - Thu: $42++; Fri - Sat: $65++ TEL: 6708-8899 INFO: E-mail taste@hoteljen.com

Yan Introduces Prosperity Soup Feast

Yan's soup promotion features 25 double-boiled soups using its time-honoured recipes. Signature soups include duck with parsnip and dried orange peel soup and Chinese cabbage with Yunnan ham soup. At least five soups will be available daily.

WHERE: 05-02 National Gallery, 1 St Andrew's Road MRT: City Hall WHEN: Mon - Oct 31; lunch: 11.30am - 2.30pm; dinner: 6 - 10.30pm PRICE: $13.80++ a person TEL: 6384-5585 INFO: E-mail reserve@yan.com.sg

Austrian-Hungarian Favourites At Kaiserhaus

Kaiserhaus' semi-buffet Sunday brunch starts with a spread of cold cuts, soups and salads. Mains choices include Wiener Schnitzel; and Grillhendl - crackling half-roasted organic chicken. For sharing, order the Tafelspitz, a gourmet beef dish served in a copper pot with rich beef bouillon and mixed root vegetables.

WHERE: 02-06/03-06 Capitol Piazza, 17 Stamford Road MRT: City Hall WHEN: Sun - Thu: 10.30am - 11pm; Fri - Sat: 10.30am - midnight PRICE: Semi-buffet Sunday brunch: $88++ a person (includes free-flow Austrian beer, Szigeti sparkling wines & soft drinks); three-course menu: $48++ (includes free-flow soft drinks) TEL: 6895-1596 INFO: E-mail reservations@kaiserhaus.com.sg

Indian Street Food At Maziga Clarke Quay

Under executive chef Javed Ahamad, Maziga serves dishes such as Tandoori Soya Glazed Lamb Chop (inspired by the chef's hometown of Dehradun); Crispy Soft Shell Crab with Tandoor Smoked Apple Salad; and Crispy Yam Chaat (from Lucknow).

WHERE: 01-10/02-03 The Cannery @ Clarke Quay, 3C River Valley Road MRT: Clarke Quay WHEN: Noon - 1am daily PRICE: Tapas: $10.90 - $24.90; mains: $16.90 - $20.50 (veg), $9.50 - $22.50 (non-veg) TEL: 6253-7307 INFO: E-mail info@maziga.com.sg.

Foraged And Farmed Local Produce At Tin Hill Social

Tin Hill Social's executive chef Michael Lewis collaborates with Australian master forager Elijah Holland in a dinner that will feature ingredients such as salt hand-harvested from the leaves of mangroves in Singapore as well as hand-dug clams and line-caught fish from the island's shores.

WHERE: Horse City, 100 Turf Club Road MRT: Sixth Avenue WHEN: Sept 29 - Oct 1 PRICE: Five-course dinner: $100++ a person (add $45++ for wine pairing) TEL: 6466-0966 INFO: E-mail enquiries@tinhillsocial.com


SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX

Peninsula.Excelsior Hotel Options For Race Night

Racing fans can opt for the F1 Thriller Drink to enter the Sky Lounge or go for The Thrill Buffet, which has on its menu items such as Smoked Salmon Tartlets, Foie Gras Terrine on Melba Toast and Lobster Vol-Au-Vents.

WHERE: Level 22 Peninsula.Excelsior Hotel, 5 Coleman Street MRT: City Hall WHEN/PRICE: Sun, The Thrill Buffet: 6.30 - 10pm ($188++ an adult, $88++ a child); F1 Thriller Drink: 6 - 11pm ($50 nett cover charge includes one choice of beer, wine, spirit, juice or soft drink) TEL: 6416-1033 INFO: E-mail pe.banquet@ytchotels.com.sg

Live Screening At WoW, Le Meridien Sentosa

WoW - World of Whisky - at Le Meridien Singapore, Sentosa, will have a live screening of the night race. Customers can get a bucket of five beers for $55++ or free flow of alcohol at $65++ for three hours.

WHERE: 23 Beach View, Sentosa MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Till Sun TEL: 6818-3305 INFO: E-mail foodandbeverage.singaporesentosa@lemeridien.com

Bubble Lift Race At Pan Pacific Singapore

Guess the fastest time the indoor bubble lifts take to reach level 22 of the Pan Pacific Singapore hotel. Ten winners with the correct or closest answers will receive prizes such as a night's stay or dining experiences at the hotel's restaurants.

WHERE: 7 Raffles Boulevard MRT: Promenade WHEN: Till Sun TEL: 6826-8240 INFO: E-mail celebrate.sin@panpacific.com

Cure's F1 Chef's Table Menu

The special eight-course menu by chef-owner Andrew Walsh includes dishes such as Sourdough Bread with Bacon Butter and Whisky-brined Fermented Cabbage; Silver Hill Farm Duck Breast with Confit Leg and Sour Endives; as well as Pumpkin Granola with Burrata Curd and Sage Milk Gel.

WHERE: 21 Keong Saik Road MRT: Outram Park WHEN: Till Sun PRICE: $170++ a person, includes a glass of Henri Giraud Champagne & a dram of Connemara Irish Whisky with petit fours TEL: 6221-2189 INFO: E-mail reserve@curesingapore.com


OKTOBERFEST

Complimentary Food Platter For Groups Of Four At Lime Bar

Enjoy unlimited servings of German classic beers Erdinger Weissbier and Erdinger Weissbier Dunkel, or local favourite Tiger Beer, at Lime Bar. An a la carte snack menu is available, while groups of four will get a complimentary German food platter.

WHERE: 3 Upper Pickering Street MRT: Chinatown WHEN: Mon - Sept 30: 6 - 9pm PRICE: $68++ TEL: 6809-8899 INFO: E-mail lime.prsps@parkroyalhotels.com


COOKING CLASS

Cooking Demonstration By Alain Llorca At Capella

Capella Singapore will host one-Michelin-starred chef Alain Llorca next month. Among the events is a cooking demonstration class, which includes a three-course set lunch. Menu highlights are the chef's Pan Bagnat (tomato soup with basil) and Mediterranean sea bass cooked with fennel and green tomatoes.

WHERE: Chef's Table, Capella Singapore, 1 The Knolls, Sentosa MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Oct 7, 10am PRICE: $120++ a person (includes three-course set lunch) TEL: 6591-5089 INFO: E-mail ChefsTable.singapore@capellahotels.com


WINE EVENTS

Rhone Valley Wine Dinner

Wine Connection Bar & Bistro will host Aurelien d'Arzac from Gabriel Meffre winery for the Cotes du Rhone wine dinner. The menu includes warm salad of grilled duck breast and mushrooms perfumed with truffle oil (paired with 2013 Gabriel Meffre Saint Barthelemy) and penne tossed with slow-cooked lamb shank and sundried tomatoes (2013 Gabriel Meffre Sainte Catherine).

WHERE: 41 Cuppage Road MRT: Somerset WHEN: Mon, 7 - 9pm PRICE: $89+ a person TEL: 6836-9069 INFO: E-mail ct@wineconnection.com

Cuisine Of Michael Michaelidis With Almaviva Wines

Executive chef Michael Michaelidis presents a spread of France's finest cuisine at this Salon Gourmet event. Dishes include crispy langoustine waffles and wild salmon tartare with imperial caviar and saffron crisps; and Iberico Pork Pluma with grilled vegetables and herb salad. Featured wines are Almaviva 2004 to 2014.

WHERE: Joel Robuchon Restaurant, Winter Garden, Level 1 Hotel Michael, Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Sept 29: 7pm PRICE: $500++ a person ($400 for HSBC cardholders) TEL: 6319-4038 INFO: E-mail salongourmet@sph.com.sg

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 16, 2016, with the headline 'Happenings - Food'. Print Edition | Subscribe