Happenings - Food



Mitzo's Ode To Spring

Mitzo Restaurant & Bar, which serves Cantonese cuisine, presents two six-course Ode To Spring set menus paired with artisanal cocktails. The first one incorporates edible flowers. There is a Floral Dim Sum Platter of jasmine xiao long bao, butterfly pea shrimp dumpling and baby abalone and pork dumpling with ginger flower bulb; and zucchini flower tempura stuffed with wasabi shrimp. Ode To Spring II offers a medley of seafood and meat dishes such as Poached Fine Noodles with crabmeat in a saffron sauce complemented with double-boiled chrysanthemum pork ribs and clam soup.

WHERE: Grand Park Orchard, 270 Orchard Road, Level 4 MRT: Orchard WHEN: Till June 30, lunch: noon - 2.30pm, dinner: 6.30 - 10.30pm PRICE: $78++ - $98++ (or $108++ - $128++, includes two cocktails) a person (minimum two people) TEL: 6603-8855 INFO: E-mail rsvn@mitzo.sg

The French Stall's Final Flourish

The French Stall, which is closing at the end of June, is offering a three- course set for $34 with different dishes weekly from its favourites.

WHERE: 544 Serangoon Road MRT: Farrer Park WHEN: Till end-June, dinner: 6 - 10pm PRICE: $34 nett TEL: 6299-3544 INFO: www.thefrenchstall.com.sg


Majestic Bay Set Menu

Majestic Bay Seafood Restaurant has come up with a Secretaries' Week Set Menu. Starting with organic farm salad in citrus dressing with pan- seared Japanese scallops, the meal features steamed Alaska King Crab meat, large sea garoupa fillet with tofu and preserved vegetables, fried rice with salted egg yolk and chicken, and double-boiled green apple with aloe vera.

WHERE: Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive, 01-10 MRT: Bayfront WHEN: April 25 - 29, lunch: 11.30am - 3pm, dinner: 5.45 - 9pm PRICE: $28++ a person (minimum two people) TEL: 6604-6604 INFO: E-mail reservations@majesticbay.sg

Eat & Win At Royal Plaza On Scotts

The lunch for Administrative Professionals Week at the Carousel, Royal Plaza On Scotts, will feature items such as seafood thermidor with wild mushrooms and sous-vide poached whole spring chicken with vegetables. For dessert, try deconstructed tiramisu and royaltine chocolate mousse with mango compote. The hotel is giving away prizes such as $2,000 cash and a 2D1N weekend staycation in its Royal Club Premiere Suite worth $848. The grand draw is on May 2.

WHERE: Carousel, Royal Plaza On Scotts, 25 Scotts Road MRT: Orchard WHEN: April 25 - 29, noon - 2pm PRICE:  $68++ a person TEL: 6589-7799 INFO: E-mail carousel@royalplaza.com.sg

Staycation Prize At Orchard Cafe

Administrative professionals who dine at Orchard Cafe will get free-flow chilled juices and also join a lucky draw to win a staycation. Room packages are also available from $187++ (book by June 26). Food-wise, lunch highlights include seafood-on- ice, sushi and sashimi, roasts, Asian delights such as Jing Du Pork Ribs, Signature Orchard Hotel Laksa, Satay and Stir-fried Tom Yum Bee Hoon.

WHERE: Orchard Hotel Singapore, 442 Orchard Road MRT: Orchard WHEN: April 25 - 29, noon - 2.30pm PRICE: $48++ (adult), $24++ (child) TEL: Orchard Cafe: 6739-6565; room booking: 6734-8595 INFO:  E-mail orchardcafe.ohs@millenniumhotels.com, reservations.ohs@millenniumhotels.com (quote "admin" for room offer)

Dine, Spa At Fullerton Hotels

The Fullerton Hotel and The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore are offering dining choices, spa treatments and lucky draw prizes for administrative staff. Town Restaurant's International & Asian lunch buffet ($56++ a person) features dishes such as its signature Town's laksa, Asian roasts and chicken rice and sashimi and sushi. Jade Restaurant has a five-course Oriental Set Lunch ($58++). The Lighthouse's Italian Antipasti Business Lunch is available in two courses ($39++) or three ($49++).

There are also set meals at Fullerton Bay's La Brasserie, The Landing Point and The Clifford Pier. At The Fullerton Spa, signature treatments have been tailored for administrative staff. Lucky draw prizes include a one-night weekend stay for two.

WHERE: The Fullerton Hotel Singapore, 1 Fullerton Square, & The Fullerton Bay Hotel, 80 Collyer Quay MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: April 25 - 29, lunch: noon - 2.30pm, dinner: 6.30 - 10/10.30pm PRICE: $29++ - $59++ a person TEL: 6877-8911/8912 INFO: www.fullertonhotel.com/dining

Man Fu Yuan's Celebratory Menu

Man Fu Yuan at InterContinental Hotel will mark Secretaries' Week with a five-course Celebratory Menu for lunch and dinner. Expect dishes such as combination trio of roasted pork belly, marinated jellyfish with spicy lime sauce and deep-fried beancurd roll with shrimp. Other highlights include chicken dumpling in cream of pumpkin soup and braised pork ribs with Zhen Jiang vinegar. WHERE: InterContinental Hotel, 80 Middle Road MRT: Bugis WHEN: April 25 - 29, lunch: 11.45am - 3pm, dinner: 6.30 - 10.30pm PRICE: $38++ a person (minimum two people) TEL: 6825-1008 INFO: E-mail intercontinental.dining@ihg.com


Choices, Choices At Gordon Grill

At Goodwood Park Hotel's Gordon Grill, the Mother's Day Set Lunch is available in three or four courses. Mains include slow-roasted US prime beef rib eye and farm duck leg confit with foie gras, seasonal mushrooms and aged balsamic. The mains for the four-course set dinner are Iberico pork belly or roasted US prime rib eye.

WHERE: Goodwood Park Hotel, 22 Scotts Road MRT: Orchard/Newton WHEN: May 7 - 8, lunch: noon - 2.30pm, dinner: 7 - 10.30pm PRICE: lunch: $68++ (three courses), $78++ (four courses) a person; dinner: $108++ a person TEL: 6730-1744

Bubbly Spring Treat At Terra

Terra's chef-owner Seita Nakahara is offering his omakase of Italian cuisine on May 7. A complimentary glass of champagne for each guest is provided when ordering the Spring Omakase (pre-order required) by quoting "Mother's Day Promo".

WHERE: 54 Tras Street MRT: Tanjong Pagar WHEN: May 7, 6.30 - 11pm PRICE: $128++ - $208++ a person TEL: 6221-5159 INFO: E-mail reservation@terraseita.com; note that Terra has a child-free policy, no kids under 12

Brunch & Afternoon Tea At Lewin Terrace

Lewin Terrace and British tea company Newby Teas are presenting a spread of Japanese-French fusion dishes. Both the Mother's Day Brunch buffet spread and Afternoon Tea will have items such as bonito carpaccio with toasted tea powder and hot onion soup, and free-flow Newby Teas. Additional brunch dishes include spring cabbage and burdock and Spanish mackerel cream pasta. Extra items for Afternoon Tea include two Japanese bento boxes and desserts such as yuzu and yogurt mousse and lemon tarte.

WHERE: 21 Lewin Terrace (via 23-B Coleman Street) MRT: City Hall WHEN: May 8, brunch: 11.30am - 2.30pm, afternoon tea: 3 - 6pm PRICE: Brunch/tea: $68++ a person, add $68++ for free-flow sparking, red & white wines TEL: 6333-9905 INFO: E-mail info@lewinterrace.com.sg


Saint Pierre Refreshes Seasonal Dinner Menu

Saint Pierre at One Fullerton has come up with new dishes for its Seasonal Dinner Menu. Adding to its popular coal-grilled Matsusaka Wagyu Beef with fermented garlic puree and ginger-infused veal jus, the restaurant is introducing a steamed wild Atlantic cod with daikon and oxtail consomme and a poached lobster royale, seaweed-smoked butter and baby leek.

WHERE: One Fullerton, 1 Fullerton Road, 02-02B MRT: Raffles Place WHEN: Lunch: 11.30am - 3pm (Mon - Fri), dinner: 6.30 - 11pm (Mon - Sat) PRICE: Set dinner: $148++ - $188++ a person; wine-pairing: $98++ - $128++; foie gras supplement: $28++; cheese supplement: $28++ TEL: 6438-0887 INFO: E-mail info@saintpierre.com.sg

Chir Chir Chicken's New Dishes, New Outlet

Chir Chir Fusion Chicken Factory has opened its latest outlet at Chinatown Point. It has a new menu, which is also available at its 313@Somerset and Bedok Point outlets. Highlights include Honey Butter Chicken ($28.90++), Topokki & Cheese ($9.90++), Spicy Topokki ($15.90++, $19.90++ with breaded chicken tenders) and Double Smoothie ($12.90++,  $15.90++ with soju) in raspberry, aqua and mojito flavours. For Crispy Fried Chicken ($26.90++), customers can pay $2++ more and get the whole chicken in two parts in different flavours.

WHERE: Chinatown Point, 133 New Bridge Road, 01-43 MRT: Chinatown WHEN: 11 - 3am daily (other outlets close at 10pm)  PRICE: $12.90++ - $28.90++ TEL: 6538-1069 INFO: www.chirchir.com.sg


Philippe Gonet Champagne And A Five-course French Affair At Raffles Grill

Stephanie Rigourd, wine director at Raffles Singapore, is presenting a five-course dinner paired with Philippe Gonet Champagne at Raffles Grill. The menu will feature Maine Lobster Royal, Saint George's Bay Scallops (paired with NV Brut Reserve), the Perfect Egg (NV Signature Brut Blanc de Blancs) and Guinea Fowl Supreme (Blanc de Blancs 2007 Grand Cru).

WHERE: Raffles Singapore, 1 Beach Road MRT: City Hall WHEN: Thu, 7pm PRICE: $188++a person TEL: 6412-1816 INFO: E-mail dining.singapore@raffles.com

Cakebread Wine Dinner At Summer Pavilion

Summer Pavilion at The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore is presenting a five-course dinner menu paired with a selection of wines from Cakebread Cellars for a one-night-only event. The menu features Cantonese cuisine and includes highlights such as barbecued Spanish Iberico pork and pan-fried South African abalone that is paired with Cabernet Sauvignon 2012,  and braised prickly sea cucumber with abalone sauce that goes with Pinot Noir 2012. WHERE: The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore, 7 Raffles Avenue MRT: Promenade WHEN: April 22, 7pm PRICE: $168++ a  person TEL: 6434-5288 INFO: E-mail rc.sinrz.restaurantreservations@ritzcarlton.com

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 15, 2016, with the headline 'Happenings - Food'. Subscribe