Happenings - Food

Beijing duck (above) from Min Jiang at One-North.
Beijing duck (above) from Min Jiang at One-North. PHOTO: GOODWOOD PARK HOTEL



Breton's TGIF And June Specials

Breton is having a TGIF Special today with a three-course menu, starting with half a dozen Fine de Claire oysters, a mains choice of grilled half lobster or a 200g charcoal-grilled ribeye and Baby Far Breton for dessert. It is also serving a June Special comprising pork rillettes, oven-baked Australian lamb shank and dessert.

WHERE: 544 Serangoon Road MRT: Farrer Park WHEN/PRICE: TGIF menu (today, 3 - 10pm): $58++; June Special (till June 30; Tue - Fri: 3 - 10pm; Sat - Sun: 11.30am - 10pm): $29.80++ TEL: 6299-3544 INFO: E-mail info@breton.com.sg

Four-hands Dining Series At Jaan

The first of a four-hands dining series at Swissotel The Stamford's one- Michelin-starred restaurant, Jaan, will feature chef Ryan Clift of the Tippling Club and Jaan's chef de cuisine Kirk Westaway. The menu features some of their signature dishes such as chef Westaway's Norwegian langoustine, paired with white Pertuis asparagus and chef Clift's razor clams with Brittany purple garlic soup.

WHERE: Level 70 Equinox Complex, 2 Stamford Road MRT: City Hall WHEN: Mon, 7 - 10pm PRICE: $288++ a person (add $198++ for wine-pairing) TEL: 6837-3322 INFO: E-mail reservations@equinoxcomplex.com

A Crab Affair At Melt Cafe

Melt Cafe presents A Crab Affair featuring Tasmanian spanner crab, Canadian stone crab claw, Asian mud crab and Alaskan King crab. Dishes include the yuzu-marinated crab gateaux, Singapore-style black pepper crab and Tasmanian spanner crab omelette and vegetables.

WHERE: Mandarin Oriental Singapore, 5 Raffles Avenue MRT: Promenade WHEN: June 16 - July 2, 6.30 - 9.30pm PRICE: Buffet dinner: $75++ (Sun - Thu), $85++ (Fri - Sat) a person TEL: 6885-3500 INFO: E-mail mosin-dining@mohg.com

Brae And Restaurant Andre: Escape To Victoria

Restaurant Andre is hosting a special culinary collaboration between chef Andre Chiang and Australian guest chef Dan Hunter of Brae (No. 2 in Australia's Top 100 Restaurants, No. 44 in World's 50 Best Restaurants). The visiting chef's relationship with his land is reflected in his dishes, which feature native produce sourced from Brae's on-site fruit orchards and vegetable garden, neighbouring farms and producers in Victoria and beyond. Diners will get a signed copy of his cookbook, Brae: Recipes And Stories From The Restaurant.

WHERE: 41 Bukit Pasoh Road MRT: Outram Park WHEN/PRICE: June 20 dinner (7 - 8.30pm): $480++ a person; June 21 lunch (noon - 1.30pm): $320++ a person TEL: 6534-8880 INFO: E-mail reserve@restaurantandre.com

Lime-Light Semi-buffet On Mondays

Lime Restaurant has launched Lime-Light, a semi-buffet with free flow of appetisers and desserts and waiter service for your main course. Main course choices include signature dishes such as Singapore Luxe-Sa with Maine lobster, braised Australian wagyu cheek or organic corn-fed chicken breast. Vegetarian options are available.

WHERE: Lobby level, Parkroyal on Pickering, 3 Upper Pickering Street MRT: Chinatown WHEN: Mon, 6.30 - 9pm PRICE: $48++ a person TEL: 6809-8899 INFO: E-mail lime.prsps@parkroyalhotels.com

Popsuey: Chopsuey Cafe's Pop-up Bar At Ann Siang

Popsuey's East-meets-West concept features Asian-inspired tipples, small plates and dim sum. The drinks menu has wines and cocktails with spirits of choice such as Energy with espresso, coconut sugar, cacao and cayenne pepper or Detox with beetroot, apple, celery and parsley leaves. Small plates include chargrilled octopus with a chilli and lime dip, suckling pig sliders with crisped mantou buns and steamed and fried dim sum.

WHERE: 02-02, 45 Ann Siang Road MRT: Telok Ayer WHEN: June 16, from 6pm PRICE: Call to inquire TEL: 9797-0648 INFO: E-mail contact@pscafe.com

Yayoi Kusama-inspired Afternoon Tea At The Courtyard

The Fullerton Hotel Singapore has launched a Yayoi Kusama-inspired Afternoon Tea at The Courtyard. The Japanese artist's show, titled Yayoi Kusama: Life Is The Heart Of A Rainbow, starts today at the National Gallery Singapore. Five specially crafted sweets draw inspiration from corresponding artworks. They include a cube of lychee mousse flecked with dots and a cottony-soft strawberry shortcake.

WHERE: Atrium Lobby, Fullerton Hotel Singapore, 1 Fullerton Square MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: Till July 10; Mon - Fri: 3 - 6pm; Sat - Sun: 2 - 4pm, 4.30 - 6pm PRICE: $43++ a person TEL: 6877-8911/8912 INFO: fullertonhotels.com


Book Early, Get Free Sparkling Wine At Ginett

Groups of at least four who book early for the three-course set menu at Ginett Restaurant & Wine Bar will get a free bottle of sparkling wine. The starter choices are truffle pumpkin soup or house-smoked salmon salad with quail eggs. Mains are pan-seared seabass fillet with potato gratin and tomato salsa or a beef bourguignon with mashed potatoes. Dessert is lemon tart or tea tart.

WHERE: Level 1 Hotel G, 200 Middle Road MRT: Bugis/Dhoby Ghaut WHEN: June 18, 11.30am - 4pm PRICE: $25++ a person TEL: 6809-7989 INFO: E-mail ginettsg@randblab.com or go to facebook.com/ginettsingapore

Brunch At Barnacles, Lunch Or Dinner At Silver Shell

Take dad to brunch at Barnacles by the Sea and tuck into fresh seafood such as Fine de Claire oysters, lobsters and king crab legs. There will also be roasts, wagyu beef burgers, a foie gras station and desserts such as champagne sorbet. The lunch and dinner buffet at Silver Shell Cafe will feature local and international favourites.

WHERE: Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa, 101 Siloso Road MRT: HarbourFront WHEN/PRICE: June 18; Barnacles: brunch (noon - 3pm): $128++ - $188++ a person (one child up to age 11 dines free with paying adult, $48++ for each additional child); Silver Shell: lunch (noon - 2.30pm): $48++ a person; dinner (6 - 10pm): $56++ a person; one child up to age five dines free with paying adult, half-price for those aged six - 11 TEL: 6371-1966 INFO: E-mail fbreservation.sen@shangri-la.com

Dim Sum, Set Lunch And Dinner At Min Jiang Restaurants

Goodwood Park Hotel's Min Jiang and Min Jiang at One-North will serve its dim sum specialities from the trolley and classic Cantonese and Sichuan dishes. Popular dishes include fillet of camphor tea-smoked duck and wood-fired Beijing duck.

WHERE (MRT): 22 Scotts Road (Orchard); 5 Rochester Park (one-north) WHEN/PRICE: Min Jiang semi dim sum buffet (June 17 & 18; 11.30am - 1pm, 1.30 - 3pm): $68++ an adult, $34++ a child; June 12 - 18 (lunch: from 11.30am; dinner: 6.30 - 10.30pm; June 17 & 18: two seatings for lunch): $88++ a person, $478++ (for six) - $1,088++ (for 10); One-North (June 12 - 18; lunch: 11.30am - 2.30pm; dinner: 6.30 - 10.30pm): $68++ - $88++ a person; $968++ for 10 TEL/INFO: Call 6730-1704 or e-mail min_jiang@goodwoodparkhotel.com; call 6774-0122 (One-North) or e-mail mj1n@goodwoodparkhotel.com

Free Burger And Beer For Dads At Nassim Hill Bakery Bistro Bar

Nassim Hill Bakery Bistro Bar is giving away a Double Decker Burger (worth $20++) and a pint of beer to dads (with orders of at least two other mains, for dine-in only after 4pm) on Father's Day weekend. The a la carte menu has items such as chilli crab pasta ($16++ to $23++), steak and eggs ($21++), the grain-fed Angus T-bone steak ($59++), Chilean sea bass ($28++), pork chop ($22++), poutine ($12++) and cheddar cheese bacon waffles ($19++).

WHERE: 01-03 Tanglin Post Office, 56 Tanglin Road MRT: Orchard WHEN: June 17 & 18, after 4pm PRICE: Selected dishes: $12++ - $59++ TEL: 6835-1128 INFO: nassimhill.com.sg

Four-course Menu At Lawry's

Lawry's The Prime Rib Singapore is rolling out a four-course Father's Day menu featuring dishes such as pan-fried foie gras with red wine and golden poulet with tomato cream gnocchi. A main-course choice is its signature roasted prime rib of beef.

WHERE: 04-01/31 Mandarin Gallery, 333A Orchard Road MRT: Somerset WHEN: June 16 - 18; lunch: 11.30am - 4pm; dinner: from 5pm PRICE: $98++ a person (June 16 & 17: dads dine free with three paying adults) TEL: 6836-3333 INFO: E-mail reservations@lawrys.com.sg

Tasting Menus At Man Fu Yuan

Man Fu Yuan has two tasting menus by Chinese executive chef Kwan Yiu Kan for Father's Day. Highlights include the signature tea-smoked duck, double-boiled chicken soup with abalone, Teochew steamed star garoupa and braised ee-fu noodles with Boston lobster.

WHERE: Intercontinental Singapore, 80 Middle Road MRT: Bugis WHEN: June 17 & 18; lunch: 11.45am (Sat)/ 11am (Sun) - 3pm; dinner: 6.30 - 10.30pm PRICE: Eight Treasures Menu: $88++ a person; Eight Blessings Menu: $118++ a person; minimum four people TEL: 6825-1008 INFO: E-mail intercontinental.dining@ihg.com

Brunch, High Tea, Dinner At Mitzo

The weekend brunch at Mitzo Restaurant & Bar features more than 40 types of dim sum and a spread of salmon dishes. The high tea features steamed and fried dim sum and items such as royal shrimp dumpling with sliced truffle, cheese escargot puff, black pepper cod fish dumpling and a chilled bird nest shooter. For the six-course dinner special, key highlights are poached shrimp with scallop dumpling and vegetable in pork consomme, stir-fried wagyu beef with asparagus, and kurobuta pork and braised yam rice served with tea-smoked egg. Get a complimentary six-head abalone dish with a minimum a la carte spending of $150++.

WHERE: Level 4 Grand Park Orchard, 270 Orchard Road MRT: Orchard WHEN/PRICE: Brunch (June 17 & 18: 11.30am - 2.30pm): $98++ a person; high tea (June 17 & 18; 3 - 5pm): $48++ a person; dinner (June 16 - 18: 6.30 - 10.30pm): $128++ a person (at least two) TEL: 6603-8855 INFO: E-mail rsvn@mitzo.sg


European Wines With Cantonese Cuisine At Capella

Experience Cassia's seven-course Cantonese menu paired with wines from Bordeaux and Argentinian vineyards. Featured wines include Chateau Montviel, Chateau La Rose de Montviel, Chateau La Graviere as well as Chateau Le Gay (Robert Parker 95-98 point rating) from Pomerol Estates, and Bodega Monteviejo's Petite Fleur (Red) Blend and Petite Fleur Chardonnay.

WHERE: Capella Singapore, 1 The Knolls, Sentosa MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: June 12; aperitifs: 7pm; dinner: 7.30 - 10.30pm PRICE: $138++ a person (with wine pairing) TEL: 6591-5045 INFO: E-mail cassia.singapore@capellahotels.com

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 09, 2017, with the headline 'Happenings - Food'. Subscribe