Happenings - Food



Kokopanda 1-For-1

Till Sunday, everything on the menu is one-for-one at Plaza Singapura's new dessert store. The South Korean soft serve and beverage concept offers items such as Black Yogo (frozen yogurt) and the signature KoKo Twisto (combination of black yogo and white cremo) made from Korean milk.

WHERE: B2-60 Plaza Singapura, 68 Orchard Road, MRT: Dhoby Ghaut WHEN: Till Sun, 10am - 10pm PRICE: Soft serve: $4.90 a scoop (free topping) or $5.90 (three toppings); extra topping: 50 - 80 cents; beverages: $3.50 - $4.50 INFO: facebook.com/kokopanda.kr


Pacific Marketplace Festive Treats

Festive goodies at Pan Pacific Singapore's Pacific Marketplace include the Traditional Roasted Turkey with cornbread, sausage, apple and pecan stuffing; and the signature Honey Glazed Ham. Also available are the Fresh Calamansi Log Cake with coconut cremeux and pandan sponge.

WHERE: Level 1 Pan Pacific Singapore, 7 Raffles Boulevard MRT: Promenade WHEN: Traditional roasts: order by Dec 23; other festive goodies: order by Dec 24; collection: daily till Dec 26 PRICE: Log cakes: from $68+; traditional roasts: $128+ TEL: 6826-8240 INFO: E-mail celebrate.sin@panpacific.com; to order, go to pacificmarketplace.sg

Capella's Christmas Brunch Returns

This year's Christmas Brunch at Capella Singapore's Grand Ballroom will be bustling with live food stations and a roving band. The menu features Foie Gras Custard with gingerbread crouton and port wine, Traditional Baked Christmas Turkey stuffed with quince stuffing and natural jus, as well as fresh sushi and sashimi. Dessert lovers will have more than 40 items to choose from, including the Alphonso Mango Mousse Logcake.

WHERE: 1 The Knolls, Sentosa MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: Dec 25, 12.30 - 3pm PRICE: $198++ - $228++ a person TEL: 6377-8888 INFO: E-mail gr.singapore@capellahotels.com

Zott's Offerings

Zott's Restaurant's Poulet de Bresse Christmas menu has items such as foie gras, Poulet de Bresse (chicken) breast and confit of leg. Other menus include the four-course Christmas Event Menu (highlights are duck confit and loin of veal); the five-course menu (suckling pig, seabass, foie gras and beef tenderloin); and the six-course menu (scallops, lobster tail, John dory and venison loin).

WHERE: 97 Amoy Street MRT: Telok Ayer WHEN: Lunch: 11.30am - 3pm; dinner: 6pm - midnight PRICE: Poulet de Bresse menu: $128+ (add $58++ for wine pairing); Four- to six-course Christmas Event Menu: $98++ - $148++ (wine pairing: $48++ - $72++) TEL: 6223-0913 INFO: E-mail info@zotts.com.sg

Breton's Festive Sets

Breton Restaurant Bar is offering two four-course festive set menus. One set has grilled whole lobster or roasted lamb loin as the main course. The other has grilled half lobster with pork ribs or chicken leg. Both sets come with lobster bisque soup. The appetiser platter for each set has escargot in filo pastry and either foie gras with braised cabbage and scallop on arborio risotto scented with black truffles or Spanish duroc pork ham and countryside pate with pistachio. Dessert is chocolate log cake or crepe souffle.

WHERE: 544 Serangoon Road MRT: Farrer Park WHEN: Till Dec 31: 3 - 10pm (Sun - Thu) & 3 -10.30pm (Fri & Sat); Dec 24 & Dec 31: two seatings at 6 & 8.30pm PRICE: $65 - $85 TEL: 6299-3544 INFO: www.breton.com.sg

The Shoukouwa Edomae Sushi Experience

Shoukouwa's sushi chefs showcase their two-Michelin-starred edomae sushi in the restaurant's Christmas and New Year lunch and dinner menus, which feature an appetiser, sashimi and/or cooked dishes, nigiri sushi, miso soup, Japanese omelette and dessert. Sake (part of the Christmas menu) is an additional $98++ (three kinds of Junmai Daiginjo) in the New Year menu.

WHERE: 02-02A One Fullerton, 1 Fullerton Road MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: Dec 24 & 25; Dec 31 & Jan 1 PRICE: Lunch ($220++ a person): noon - 3pm; dinner ($580++): 6 - 8pm & 8.30 - 11pm TEL: 6423-9939 INFO: E-mail info@shoukouwa.com.sg

Celebrate With Thai Flavours At Tamarind Hill

Executive chef Wanthana Nikonsaen draws elements from traditional Yuletide favourites and flavours of her native Thai cuisine for Tamarind Hill's festive menus. Dishes for Christmas include pan-seared scallops served with lotus tempura and red curry sauce, and roast turkey served with massaman curry and kaffir lime rice. On New Year's Eve, begin the countdown with creations such as soft shell crabs served with strawberry som tam, steamed king prawn and grilled tenderloin topped with foie gras.

WHERE: Tamarind Hill, 30 Labrador Villa Road MRT: Labrador Park WHEN/PRICE: Dec 24 & 25 ($119++ a person); noon - 3pm; 6 - 11pm; Dec 31 ($129++): 6 - 11pm; Jan 1 ($60++; $120++ with free flow of cocktails, housepours & draft beer): noon - 3pm TEL: 6278-6364 INFO: E-mail singapore@tamarindrestaurants.com

Raffles Marina Christmas Eve Buffet Dinner

Choose from more than 20 specialities via live, carving and dessert stations at Raffles Marina's Christmas Eve Buffet Dinner. Besides seafood and salads, the buffet at Marina Bistro will also feature mains such as baked king prawn and grilled beef steak. There are also festive items such as the roast traditional turkey with chestnut stuffing and log cake.

WHERE: 10 Tuas West Drive MRT: Joo Koon WHEN: Dec 24, 6.30pm PRICE: $62++ a person, $28++ a child (free for those under six); poolside parties for groups of up to 30 people: from $60++ a person (halal option available) TEL: 6861-8000 INFO: rafflesmarina.com.sg

Jack's Place Golden Jubilee Christmas

Jack's Place's Festive Set Lunch features main courses such as grilled barramundi, New Zealand ribeye steak and grilled Cajun turkey with chestnut stuffing. The set comes with a cream of pumpkin soup and white chocolate panna cotta dessert. Mains choices for the Christmas Eve Dinner are NZ Tenderloin Steak ($38++), grilled fillet of salmon with grilled half lobster ($45++) and roasted whole chicken leg with grilled cheesy slipper lobster ($32++). On Christmas Day, set lunch comprises cream of corn soup topped with turkey, a main course of choice and mini red velvet log cake. The highlight of the Christmas Day dinner is the Steak & Christmas combo featuring grilled New Zealand ribeye steak with turkey, honey baked ham, waffle fries, coleslaw and mesclun salad.

WHERE: Jack's Place outlets WHEN/PRICE: Festive set lunch (Dec 16, 19 - 24, 26 - 31): $19.90++; Christmas Eve Dinner: $32++ - $45++; Christmas Day Lunch: $25.80++; New Year's Eve Dinner: From 28.80++ INFO: www.jacksplace.com.sg

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