The relocated Froth restaurant is now in the Central Business District, at Ascott Raffles Place. The 140-seat outlet used to be in Middle Road.
Its Asian-inspired revamped menu includes starters such as duck kut teh ($10.90), buttered asparagus ($19.90) and lobster jelly ($22.90), chilled lobster chunks with tomato jelly, tomatoes, wasabi and ginger powder.
Main courses include seafood tom yam risotto ($29.90, photo 1), chilli crab spaghetti ($26.90) and grilled lamb rack ($36.90).
Where: 2 Finlayson Green, Ascott Raffles Place, Level 2
Open: 7 to 10.30am, 11.30am to 10pm daily
Info: Call 6336-1228 or go to www.facebook.com/froth.sg
2 ANGIE'S OYSTER BAR
After closing for four months as part of renovations to 50 Raffles Place (50RP) on levels 45 and 46 of the Singapore Land Tower, seafood restaurant Angie's Oyster Bar has re-opened.
The 2,500 sq ft restaurant now has its own 18-seat indoor dining area and an outdoor terrace which can seat 40. Previously, diners could order food from Angie's only from 50RP's steakhouse Sear.
The signature Angie's Seafood Platter ($68++ for two, $128++ for four) features snow crab, lobster, giant prawns, diver scallop ceviche and oysters with saffron aioli, lime aioli and cocktail sauce.
Other highlights include Alaskan king crab legs ($58++), Boston lobster roll ($28++) and the Sea Platter ($55++) with mackerel sliders (photo 2), calamari, fried oysters, Spanish octopus and fries.
This month, get oysters at $1++ (up to half a dozen for every main or bowl ordered), and Lervig White Dog beer from Norway at $10++ during Happy Hour (before 7pm).
Where: 50 Raffles Place, Singapore Land Tower, Level 45
Open: Noon to 2.30pm, 5 to 10pm, weekdays only, closed on weekend
Info: Call 6221-9555 or 9336-1443
3 SMALL POTATOES ICE CREAMERY
Keep cool in the heat at Small Potatoes Ice Creamery, a Hong Kong franchise which opens its first shop in Singapore today at Square 2.
It specialises in soft serve ice cream made with Japanese purple potatoes from Kumamoto and Japanese sea salt, complete with toppings such as shiratama (a type of mochi), soy warabi mochi, azuki beans and dorayaki (Japanese red bean pancake).
Prices start at $5 for a cone with Japanese sea salt ice cream or Japanese purple potato ice cream (photo 3).
More fancy flavour combinations include The White Tower ($8.80) with azuki beans, warabi mochi, shiratama, Small Potato Party ($9.50) with Japanese purple yam paste, warabi green tea mochi and purple potato stick, and Japanese sea salt ice cream with azuki dorayaki ($7.80). Add $1.50 for a waffle.
For today's opening, the first 300 customers who buy any ice cream or waffle with ice cream will receive a free mini Kumamon bear, which is Kumamoto prefecture's mascot.
Where: 10 Sinaran Drive, Square 2, B1-131
Open: 11am to 10pm daily
Info: Call 6352-2661 or go to www.facebook.com/smallpotatoesicecreamery
4 PARADISE TEOCHEW RESTAURANT
For Teochew fare, head to three-day-old Paradise Teochew Restaurant at Scotts Square.
The 147-seat restaurant, with four private dining rooms, is the second outlet for this concept under the Paradise Group of restaurants. The first Paradise Teochew outlet is at the Chinese Swimming Club in Amber Road.
The extensive menu features a wide variety of seafood, meats, vegetables and soup. Highlights include chilled yellow roe crab in Teochew style ($8 or $9 for 100g, photo 4), braised crispy sea cucumber in abalone sauce ($16.80 a person), sauteed scallops with asparagus in XO sauce (from $26) and stewed duck with yam in casserole (from $20 a portion).
To get a taste of different braised delights, order the braised trio combination in Teochew style (from $26), where you can pick your favourite items. Options include sliced Irish duck, fine octopus slices and pig intestines.
Where: 6 Scotts Road, Scotts Square, 03-04/05/06/07
Open: 11.30am to 3pm and 6 to 10.30pm (weekdays), 10.30am to 3.30pm and 6 to 10.30pm (weekend and public holiday)
Info: Call 6538-0644 or go to www.paradisegroup.com.sg
5 SOUPER TANG
Souper Tang, which has 18 outlets in Malaysia, has opened its first one in Singapore at The Centrepoint. The 2,100 sq ft restaurant seats 92.
Don't miss the Souper Tang Signature Soup ($26.90 for two people, $39.90 for four, photo 5) which includes conpoy, shiitake mushrooms, American ginseng slices, ginseng root, cordyceps flower and fish maw; American ginseng soup with black chicken ($15.90) and Signature Souper pesto pot ($25.90 for two to three people), with a pesto mix of vegetables and ingredients such as basil, mint, laksa leaf and pine nuts, served with a basket of vegetables such as Chinese spinach, eryngii mushrooms, thick beancurd skin and red sweet potato noodles.
Other items include stewed chicken in ginger wine ($18.90), minced garlic with pork belly slices and black fungus ($9.90) and pan-fried eggplant with scallop in XO sauce ($11.90).
The restaurant also has a retail corner with pre-packed herbs for soups, floral teas, canned seafood such as abalone, clam and topshell, as well as bottled wild honey, honey vinegar and apple vinegar.
Where: 176 Orchard Road, The Centrepoint, 02-52 and 02-K01
Open: 11.30am to 10pm daily
Info: Call 6737-6772
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