Happenings - Food

The semi-buffet dinner, Meat On Thursdays, at Plate, Carlton City Hotel, comprises a main course with free flow of salads, appetisers, soups and dessert. Meat dishes include lamb chops and sticky glazed pork ribs.
The semi-buffet dinner, Meat On Thursdays, at Plate, Carlton City Hotel, comprises a main course with free flow of salads, appetisers, soups and dessert. Meat dishes include lamb chops and sticky glazed pork ribs.PHOTO: CARLTON CITY HOTEL



HK Soya Sauce Chicken Rice At Fullerton

The Fullerton Hotel Singapore hosts a guest stint by hawker Chan Hon Meng, owner of Michelin-starred Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken Rice & Noodle. Chan will bring his signature soya sauce chicken rice dish to Town Restaurant's dinner buffet. The soya-glazed chicken requires five hours of preparation.

WHERE: Town Restaurant, Fullerton Hotel Singapore, 1 Fullerton Square MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: Till June 10, 6.30 - 10.30pm (Chan will be there today & tomorrow, June 8 - 10, 7 - 9pm) PRICE: Sun-Tue: $56++ a person/ $28++ for each child aged six - 11); Wed - Sat: $69++/$34++ ($89++/$44++ with extra BBQ selections; free-flow Tiger draught beer & Singapore Sling for two hours) TEL: 6877-8911/8912 INFO: www.fullertonhotels.com

Meat On Thursdays At Carlton City

Meat On Thursdays is a new dining concept at Plate, Carlton City Hotel. The semi-buffet dinner comprises a main course served with free flow of salads, appetisers, soups and dessert. Meat selections include lamb chops, sticky glazed pork ribs, slow-roasted fillet mignon and baked Cajun half spring chicken.

WHERE: Carlton City Hotel, Level 3, 1 Gopeng Street MRT: Tanjong Pagar WHEN: Thu: 6.30 - 10pm PRICE: $62++ a person (with glass of house-pour wine); $31++ for each child aged seven - 12 (those up to six: free from kids' menu); June introductory price: $45 nett a person TEL: 6632-8922 INFO: E-mail f&b@carltoncity.sg

Tajima Wagyu At Stellar

Stellar at 1-Altitude is now serving Tajima wagyu beef from its own cattle raised in Australia. Besides premium cuts such as tenderloin, ribeye and striploin, diners get to taste other parts of the wagyu, such as the tri-tip, oyster blade, intercostal and karubi cuts. The a la carte three-course menu ($110++ a person) features a Spicy Tajima Wagyu Tartare topped with Japanese rice snow flake and caper gel. Other options are the six-course Constellations menu ($130++) with a marbled Tajima Wagyu oyster blade blushed in shades of beetroot and truffle and the Antipodes menu ($190++) with A Flight Of Three Cuts Of Tajima Wagyu.

WHERE: Level 62, One Raffles Place MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: Dinner: 6.30 - 10pm (Mon - Fri); 6 - 10pm (Sat); 6 - 9pm (Sun) PRICE: $110++ - 190++ a person TEL: 6438-0410 INFO: E-mail info@1-altitude.com

Contemporary Grill With Asian Influence At Coriander Leaf

Coriander Leaf Grill's charcoal grill produces a balanced caramelisation and smoky flavour to its meats. House-made relishes and sauces come with every food order. A starter choice is smoked duck tossed with red pepper marmalade salad. Mains include the dry-aged USDA Prime ribeye steak, 150-day grain-fed Angus onglet steak and harissa chicken burger.

WHERE: Level 2, 12 Ann Siang Hill MRT: Telok Ayer WHEN: Lunch (Mon - Fri): 11am - 2.30pm; dinner (Mon - Sat): 6.30 - 10.30pm (closed on public holidays) PRICE: Starters $12++ - $28++; charcoal grill $21++ - $39++; burgers & roast $18++ - $23++; desserts $12++ - $18++ TEL: 6222-7276 INFO: E-mail thegrill@corianderleaf.com

Classic And Signature Pizzas At Amo

Casual Italian restaurant Amo, by ilLido Group, has just opened, serving food such as antipasti, artisan pastas, homemade pizzas and large mains. There are classic and signature pastas such as spaghettoni with Boston lobster and tarragon ($78++ for two), tagliatelle with beef shank ($28++) and kurobuta pork with sunchoke ravioli ($32++). Mains include grilled seabass casserole ($58++ for two), grilled octopus ($35++), milk-braised pork neck ($48++), grilled Angus beef tagliata ($48++) and butter-roasted golden chicken ($58++ for two). A three-course weekday lunch menu ($28++) offers an appetiser, choice of pasta, pizza or main and dessert with coffee and tea.

WHERE: 33 Hong Kong Street MRT: Clarke Quay WHEN: Lunch (Mon - Fri): noon - 3pm; dinner (Mon - Sat): 6 - 11pm PRICE: Pizzas $18++ - $32++; pastas $27++ - $78++; mains & wood-fired grills $35++ - $58++; weekday lunch: $28++ a person TEL: 6723-7733 INFO: E-mail book@amorestaurant.sg

Mid-Year Getaway At Parkroyal On Pickering

School's out and Parkroyal On Pickering is offering a mid-year staycation package that includes late check-out (6pm), complimentary upgrade from a superior to deluxe room, daily breakfast for two adults and one child (under the age of 12), one buffet dinner for two adults and one child (under the age of 12) at Lime Restaurant and complimentary Internet access.

WHERE: 3 Upper Pickering Street MRT: Chinatown WHEN: Till June 30 PRICE: From $315++ a night (minimum two nights' stay) TEL: 6809-8888 INFO: E-mail reserve.prsps@parkroyalhotels.com

Spice Trail At Axis Bar & Lounge

Axis Bar & Lounge's afternoon tea menu takes a spin on aromatic flavours, beginning with a masala-spiced tea with aloe and items such as piquant anise marinated prawn with poached pear. The three-tiered stand of desserts include green tea pound cake with passion fruit and saffron coulis, pineapple and lemongrass compote on black pepper choux infused with three kinds of pepper - Sichuan, black and pink pepper. Soothe the acidity with a pot of TWG tea featuring selections such as First Kiss, a blend of white tea with hibiscus and amaranth.

WHERE: Mandarin Oriental Singapore, 5 Raffles Avenue WHEN: Till June 30; 3 - 5pm daily (extra 12.30 - 2.30pm seating on weekends & public holidays) PRICE: $42++ a person ($80++ for two) TEL: 6885-35000 INFO: E-mail mosin-dining@mohg.com


Iftar Buffet At Crowne Plaza Changi Airport

The Iftar buffet spread at Azur in Crowne Plaza Changi Airport features Hari Raya favourites, seafood, premium roasts and desserts. Highlights are Seafood On Ice, which includes tiger prawns, rock oysters, Hokkaido clams, queen scallops and sashimi; Asian and Western dishes such as nasi ayam penyet, oyster risotto, ayam masak merah, beef rendang, assam fish curry, sayur lodeh and lontong at the live stations; and roasted beef ribs and satay marinated lamb leg at the carving station.

WHERE: Level 2, Crowne Plaza Changi Airport, 75 Airport Boulevard MRT: Changi Airport WHEN: Till June 24, 6 - 10pm PRICE: $55++ a person (one-for-one Mon - Thu); Fri - Sun: $55 nett (plus Spin The Wheel for prizes) TEL: 6823-5354 INFO: E-mail azur.cpca@ihg.com


Five-course Menu At Cassia

Cassia at Capella Singapore is presenting a five-course Father's Day menu by executive Chinese chef Lee Hiu Ngai. Dishes include deep-fried crab claw in kaitaifi, double-boiled black chicken soup with maka, fish maw and flower mushroom, as well as wok-fried king prawn with chili sauce served with steamed fragrant rice and Tibetan safflower.

WHERE: 1 The Knolls, Sentosa MRT: HarbourFront WHEN: June 12 - 18; lunch: noon - 2.30pm; dinner: 6.30 - 10pm PRICE: $98++ a person TEL: 6591-5045 INFO: E-mail cassia.singapore@capellahotels.com

BBQ & Brew Buffet Lunch At Hotel Fort Canning

The highlight of Hotel Fort Canning's BBQ & Brew Buffet Lunch is the live grilling station with hot selections such as sambal stingray, pasture-fed lamb with mint sauce, barbecued live prawns Thai-style and beer-can roast chicken from the carving station. Dads and other adults can enjoy one-for-one beer and kids (those under four dine for free) can amuse themselves at the play corner.

WHERE: The Salon, Hotel Fort Canning, 11 Canning Walk MRT: Dhoby Ghaut WHEN: June 18, noon - 3pm PRICE: $58++ a person, $34++ for each child aged four - 12 TEL: 6799-8809 INFO: E-mail fnb@hfcsingapore.com

Set Dinner At Gordon Grill

The set dinner at Goodwood Park's Gordon Grill will feature freshly shucked oysters with pickled sea vegetables, lemon-lime ice and Japanese shoyu vinaigrette; Hokkaido scallops, edamame beans and porcini mushrooms with mustard saffron sauce; white asparagus veloute with farm chicken breast and grated egg yolk; US beef tenderloin served with mashed potatoes, grilled broccolini and natural jus; and classic chocolate mousse with Manuka honey chunks.

WHERE: Goodwood Park Hotel, 22 Scotts Road MRT: Orchard/Newton WHEN: June 17 & 18, 7 - 10.30pm PRICE: $108++ a person TEL: 6730-1744 INFO: E-mail gordon_grill@goodwoodparkhotel.com

Buffet Brunch Fit For A King For Dad

Take dad to the 1919 Waterboat House in the historic Fullerton Heritage building for a buffet brunch fit for a king. Festive signature dishes include mancakes, buttermilk pancakes with bacon drizzled in whisky syrup; blue beef cheese burger with hashbrown, egg and bacon and stout-infused dishes such as stout steak frites and stout chocolate cake. Signature 1919 dishes such as Salmon Ceviche and Truffled Vermicelli Pasta will also be available.

WHERE: 03-01 The Waterboathouse, 3 Fullerton Road MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: June 18, 11am - 3pm PRICE: $78++ - $98++ a person; Kids' Menu (five - 12 years old): $35++ TEL: 6538-9038 INFO: E-mail hello@1919.com.sg


Sake-tapas Tasting At Bam!

With more than 80 sakes from 15 breweries around the world and executive chef Pepe Moncayo's Catalonian heritage, Bam! has come up with sake-tapas tasting sessions on Monday evenings, with sakes from the Yamagata, Ishikawa and Gifu prefectures. An eight-course omakase menu by chef Moncayo is also available.

WHERE: 38 Tras Street MRT: Tanjong Pagar WHEN: Mon, 6 - 8pm PRICE: $48++ (five sakes, five tapas) a person; omakase: $148++ a person (add $90++ for sake pairing) TEL: 6226-05000 INFO: E-mail reservation@bam.sg

Ceretto Wine-Pairing Dinner With Chinese Cuisine

This six-course wine-pairing dinner at VLV will feature modern Chinese cuisine by award-winning executive head chef Martin Foo and the wines of Ceretto. The evening starts with the crispy California oyster with pomelo salad (paired with a glass of Blange, Langhe D.O.C Arneis, 2015). Other dishes include double-boiled sea whelk & abalone in chrysanthemum soup (Barberad'Alba, D.O.C, 2015) and the VLV signature beggar chicken (Barolo, D.O.C.G, 2012).

WHERE: 3A River Valley Road, 01-02 MRT: Clarke Quay WHEN: Tue, 7pm PRICE: $120++ a person TEL: 6661-0197 INFO: E-mail reservation@vlv.life

N Sake & Juyondai International Sake And Wine Dinner At Gunther's

The menu for the N Sake & Juyondai International Sake and Wine Dinner at Gunther's Modern French Cuisine starts with cold angel hair pasta, followed by warm oyster and sakura prawn. Other dishes include Alaskan king crab and dry aged entrecote. Featured wines include Kunstler Kostheimer Weiss Erd Riesling GG 2014 and J Heinrich Goldberg Reserve 2012.

WHERE: 36 Purvis Street, 01-03 MRT: City Hall WHEN: June 10, 6.30pm PRICE: $388++ a person TEL: 6338-8955 (9010-3075: SMS reservation available) INFO: restaurant@gunthers.com.sg

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 02, 2017, with the headline 'Happenings - Food'. Print Edition | Subscribe