Happenings - Food

Pasta with Amatriciana sauce at Garibaldi Italian Restaurant & Bar.
Pasta with Amatriciana sauce at Garibaldi Italian Restaurant & Bar. PHOTO: GARIBALDI ITALIAN RESTAURANT & BAR



Singapore Farm Festival

Organised by the Kranji Countryside Association, the Singapore Farm Festival (SFF) is a prelude to and celebration of the 27th Commonwealth Agricultural Conference, which will be held for the first time in Singapore and Asia. Visitors can hop onto the Open Top Farm Explorer for a guided tour to Jurong Frog Farm, Hay Dairies Pure Goat Milk, Bollywood Veggies and D'Kranji Farm Resort. There will be a Countryside Party tomorrow from 6 to 10pm. Tickets at $8 a person ($4 a child) can be purchased on site at the Kranji Countryside Farmers' Market. Tour timings are hourly from 12.30pm. Pick-up and drop-off at Nyee Phoe Flower Garden.

WHERE: Neo Tiew Road MRT: Kranji: SFF Event Shuttle at half-hourly intervals (11.30am - 6pm, tomorrow; 9.30am - 6pm, Sun); hourly (6 - 10pm) for those staying for the Countryside Party; $2 round trip a person (free for senior citizens & children aged up to 12) WHEN: Tomorrow - Sun INFO: kranjicountryside.com

Sit-Down Brunch At Garibaldi

Served at your table during Garibaldi's weekend brunch will be a variety of free-flow Italian treats such as pasta, antipasti, fish, meat and Italian desserts. The menu varies every weekend with selections such as fresh oysters, Angus beef carpaccio with rucola salad, deep-fried tiger prawn, potato and leek soup, spaghetti with Hokkaido clams, pan-seared hamachi yellowtail and slow-cooked lamb shoulder, plus a selection of mini sweet delicacies.

WHERE: 36 Purvis Street MRT: City Hall WHEN: Sat & Sun, 11.30am - 3pm PRICE: $88++ a person (free-flow soft drinks); $118++ (free-flow Prosecco, beer & house wines); $188++ (free-flow Champagne Bruno Paillard Premiere Cuvee, beer & house wines) TEL: 6837-1468 INFO: E-mail garibaldi@garibaldisingapore.com

Ash & Elm Anniversary Deals

Ash & Elm is offering a host of dining deals for its first anniversary. Semi-Buffet Lunch treats (Mondays to Saturdays; noon to 2.30pm) are priced from $28++ for starters, appetisers and dessert or from $38++ for an additional main course. Bubbles & Brunch on Sundays (noon to 3pm) spans three culinary theatres, including Charcuterie & Cheese Room , and is priced at $98++ (includes juices and soft drinks) and $118++ (includes free-flow Perrier Jouet Grand Brut, wine and beer). Dinner Treats from The Charcoal Grill (6 to 10.30pm daily) includes Ash & Elm's Signature New York Striploin at $38++ (add $20++ for free-flow wine and beer).

WHERE: Level 1 InterContinental Singapore, 80 Middle Road MRT: Bugis WHEN: Till Nov 23 PRICE: From $28++ TEL: 6825-1008 INFO: E-mail intercontinental.dining@ihg.com

Brotzeit's 10th Anniversary Birthday Bash

Brotzeit will be celebrating its 10th anniversary on Sunday at its flagship VivoCity outlet. A 10-Sausage Platter ($68++) with sides and 1.5kg of meat (venison, pork, lamb and veal), for sharing among four or five people, has been specially put together for the occasion. Diners will also be served a complimentary 10m-long paprika and cheese sausage (till it runs out), which can be paired with the restaurant's newly launched house brand bottled beer - the German Kellerbier (unfiltered lager) priced at $9++ (0.3L) and $13.50++ (0.5L) or $10++ for the 0.5L version with every dish ordered.

WHERE: 01-149 VivoCity, 1 Harbourfront Walk MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Sun, from 2pm; 10th Anniversary menu available at all outlets till Nov 4 PRICE: 10-Sausage Platter: $68++; Brotzeit Beer: $9++ - $13.50++ TEL: 6272-8815 INFO: www.brotzeit.co/reservation

$12.90 Set At 407 Bistro & Bar With Coupon

Get a set comprising soup, main course, drink and cake at 407 Bistro & Bar for $12.90, with a coupon from scryp.sg. For the same price, one promotion set of grilled chicken with pesto sauce or carbonara beef/chicken Bolognaise (with tea, coffee or canned drink) is free with every three sets ordered (with coupon from www.407bistro. com/promotions). A la carte favourites include chicken Caesar salad ($9.90), battered mushroom ($8.90), smoked salmon with balsamic vinegar ($12.90), grilled pork with apple sauce ($15.90), grilled chicken with pesto sauce ($12.90) and 180g beef burger ($15.90).

WHERE: The Noble Hotel, 407 Jalan Besar MRT: Farrer Park WHEN: Breakfast: 8 - 10am; lunch: 11.30am - 3pm; dinner: 6 - 10pm (Fri - Sat: till midnight) PRICE: Starters: $8.90 - $10.90; mains/pasta: $12.90 - $15.90 TEL: 9760-0529 INFO: E-mail reservations@407bistro.com

Monday Treat For Ladies At Food Capital

It is Ladies' Night on Mondays at Food Capital, Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel Singapore. The buffet dinner features cuisines from around the world, with items such as sashimi and sushi; grilled beef stripling, Australian ribeye and boneless lamb leg; Asian wok-fried dishes, tandoori chicken, pastas and the signature laksa. Desserts include bread and butter pudding, chocolate pecan tart, matcha red bean cake and baked cheese cake.

WHERE: 392 Havelock Road MRT: Outram Park WHEN: Mon PRICE: $50 nett (free-flow Prosecco & house wine) TEL: 6233-1100 INFO: E-mail dining.gcw@millenniumhotels.com


Creatures Of The Night Party At &Sons

&Sons promises a spooktacular feast and creepy cocktails - inspired by grotesque ghouls and monsters - to celebrate Halloween. The buffet starts with home-cured cold cuts and bruschetta, while choice of mains include crispy paprika calamari, casarecce pasta with crab, kurobuta neck, halibut and chicken drumlets. Tiramisu, pumpkin tartlets and white chocolate mousse with peach jelly are among the dessert selections. Dress as scarily as possible to win dining vouchers.

WHERE: 01-19 China Square Central, 20 Cross Street MRT: Telok Ayer WHEN: Today, from 6pm PRICE: $45++ a person TEL: 6221-3937 INFO: E-mail info@sons.com.sg

Open House, Charity Bazaar At Chinese Swimming Club

Chinese Swimming Club's Halloween open house and charity bazaar will feature food stalls selling snack items such as chicken udon, crabmeat fried rice, charcoal bao and assorted cookies. Net proceeds from the bazaar will be channelled to the President's Challenge. The Halloween set dinner at the bar will have pumpkin soup, devil stingray squid-ink spaghetti and Bloody Chocolate Lava Cake.

WHERE: 21 Amber Road MRT: Dakota WHEN: Tomorrow, 11am - 9pm PRICE: Halloween set dinner: $19.90 a person; bazaar food stall snacks: $1 - $5; free admission, open to public; payment for food & other items by bazaar coupons ($10 a booklet, non-refundable) on sale at the front office TEL: 6345-1221 INFO: www.chineseswimmingclub. org.sg

Vampire Night At Bar Canary

The highlight of Vampire Night at Grand Park Orchard's Bar Canary will be the sight of partygoers dressed to the theme, trying their hand at the Trick Or Treat Beer Pong table, with devilish drinks to be won all night long - at $56++ for two jugs a game. Try to Beat The Clock (6 to 9pm) with drink prices going up as the night wears on. A bucket of eight bottled beers, a bottle of house red or white wine or four signature cocktails start at $60++, rising by $10++ hourly to $90++ at 9pm. Other deals for drinks include the Beer Bottle Promo ($65++ for a bucket of six, from 10pm), house spirits (all night; $140++ a bottle with free-flow mixers except Red Bull) and Champagne ($98++ a bottle).

WHERE: Level 4 Grand Park Orchard, 270 Orchard Road MRT: Orchard/ Somerset WHEN: Tomorrow, from 7pm PRICE: Free admission; drinks: $10++ - $140++ TEL: 6603-8855 INFO: facebook.com/barcanary

The Masqued Ball At Adrift

Halloween night at Adrift, Marina Bay Sands, starts with a four-course omakase dinner served by chef David Myers featuring dishes such as king prawn and Alaskan crab cocktail, and miso-glazed pork chop with Brussel sprouts and spiced apples. After dinner, indulge in free-flow drinks and cocktails and dance all night. Drinks inspired by Wicked The Musical have names such as Defying Gravity ($26++) and Emerald Elixir ($14++).

WHERE: Hotel Lobby Tower 2, Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Tomorrow, dinner from 7pm PRICE: Four-course omakase dinner & drinks: $238++ a person; free-flow drinks, 9pm - 2am: $121++; Wicked cocktails (available till Nov 27): $14++ - $26++ (50 per cent off for those with Wicked The Musical tickets) TEL: 6688-8868 INFO: www.marinabaysands.com

Beats, Barbecue And Booze At Camp Kilo

Camp Kilo Charcoal Club is partnering Decker Barbecue again to bring an evening of beats, barbecue and booze. Those who turn up in their best Halloween costume will get a beer or a cocktail on the house. Besides activities such as Beer Pong,

Cornhole and Face Painting, the night of wicked fun is also dedicated to Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), a Mexican holiday that honours the dead with festivals and lively celebrations.

WHERE: 01-01, 66 Kampong Bugis MRT: Lavender WHEN: Mon, 6 - 11pm TEL: 9830-6252 INFO: facebook.com/ campkilosg


Takeaways From Hotel Fort Canning For Home Parties

For partying at home, Hotel Fort Canning's The Salon has a selection of festive takeaways such as slow-roasted turkeys from the turkey signature creations (available in Peri-Peri Portuguese Roast Turkey, $138; Fiery Tom Yum Roast Turkey, $128; and original Traditional Roast Turkey, $128), honey-baked ham and roast striploin. Each bird serves six to eight people.

WHERE: Hotel Fort Canning, 11 Canning Walk MRT: Dhoby Ghaut WHEN: Pre-orders (at least three days ahead): from Tue; discounts end on Nov 24; self-collection (daily till Nov 27): 10am - 3pm, 5 - 8pm PRICE: 15 per cent off on selected credit cards TEL: 6799-8809 INFO: E-mail fnb@hfcsingapore.com


Wines From The French South West

Le Bistrot Du Sommelier presents Untamed South West Part I, celebrating the south-west of France. In a celebration of the region's specialities, dishes include foie gras, cassoulet and pruneaux d'Agen. The meal will be paired with wines from winemakers who practise biodynamic viticulture.

WHERE: 53 Armenian Street MRT: City Hall WHEN: Wed, 7.30pm PRICE: $98++ a person TEL: 6333-1982 INFO: www.lebistrotdusommelier.com

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 28, 2016, with the headline 'Happenings - Food'. Print Edition | Subscribe