Dining Guide: Where to get your tasty treats (Nov 19 to 20)
A TASTE OF ISHIKAWA AT KEYAKI, PAN PACIFIC SINGAPORE
Ishikawa food culture will take centrestage at Japanese restaurant Keyaki as Pan Pacific Singapore brings back the popular promotion for the second year. Running till Dec 16 and curated by Master Chef Hiroshi Ishii, culinary highlights from the promotion include the Noto Beef, characterised by its soft texture with high quality fat, and the Kanou-gani, a Snow Crab that is famed for its delicately sweet meat. Complement the dining experience with specially imported sakes, Okunoto no Shiragiku Junmai Ginjyo and Okunoto no Shiragiku Junmai Sake, that are brewed in Ishioka. Located at 7 Raffles Boulevard. Lunch starts from 11.30am to 2.30pm while dinner starts from 6.30pm to 10.30pm. Call 6826 8240.
INSTAGRAMMABLE COFFEE AT O’COFFEE CLUB
O’Coffee Club is offering personalised coffee prints with your brew. With every order of selected hot or cold beverages at their outlet, diners will be able to enjoy a cup of coffee with their customised print on it. Using 100 per cent coffee extract made from a blend of high-quality Arabica and Robusta coffee beans, the gourmet coffee chain’s ripple machine prints any image on top of any milk-frothed surface in 15 seconds or less. To have their desired prints on the coffee, diners simply have to download the Coffee Ripples app on their smartphones via the Apple or Google Play store. In the app, they may upload a photo of their choice or select one from the app’s extensive photo library, thereafter submitting it to be printed. These Instagrammable coffees are available for dine-in at all stores except OG Orchard Point. Opens from 10am to 10pm daily. Call 6339 2919.
INDIAN-INSPIRED COCKTAILS AT NEW BAR MAZIGA SHOTS BAR
A new shots bar has opened in the heart of Clarke Quay. Titled Maziga Shots Bar, the bar will feature a selection of signature Indian-inspired cocktails that are the perfect complement to the authentic Indian street food available on its menu, which include Maziga Pasta Fries and Amritsari Fish Fingers. New Delhi Bar Manager Pawan Gayal has infused some of India’s exotic flavours to bring to diners an array of cocktails such as The Chuski Margarita, which has a refreshing touch of aam panna, green mango, and the Chai Pani Shot, an unusual blend of vodka, Earl Grey Tea, passionfruit, Kahlua and a dash of apple juice. The Maziga shots are priced from S$8 to S$10 while cocktails are priced at S$18 each. Maziga Shots Bar is open daily from 12pm to 1am. For reservations, contact 6253 7307 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
DING DONG INTRODUCES ROLLING SET LUNCH
Known for their unique Asian-inspired creations, diners can expect a rolling variety of creative and unique offerings from Ding Dong. Rolling out new set lunch menus every eight weeks, diners can expect to find dishes such as the Adobo duck rilette served with atchara and pandesal bun — a modern take on a flavour reminiscent to all Filipinos and a full-bodied Wagyu beef striploin served with buah keluak sambal and seasonal mushrooms to whet their appetite. Ding Dong’s two-course set lunch menu is priced at S$28++ per person. Diners also have the option to add on S$10++ for a satiable dessert to sweeten their palate or top up S$10++ to indulge in a glass of wine or beer. Located at 115 Amoy Street. The set lunch promotion is available on Monday to Saturday, from 12pm to 3pm. Call 6557 0189.
CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS WITH OWL WHITE COFFEE PEPPERMINT
OWL International has rolled out a new Christmas offering — White Coffee Peppermint festive coffee. Made with 100 per cent natural peppermint flavour, the festive drink that contains Sumatran Mandheling Arabica coffee beans with an infusion of bright peppermint is refreshing on the palette and promises a quick burst of flavour. The coffee also comes in a novel tin packaging which features Christmas icon Frosty the Snowman. Available at selected Prime, Sheng Siong, Giant and NTUC Supermarkets. Each tin has eight sachets and costs S$5.95.
THE RITZ-CARLTON, MILLENIA SINGAPORE PRESENTS THE 15TH EDITION OF SUPERBRUNCH: THE BAZAAR
For the 15th edition of SuperBrunch: The Bazaar, The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore hotel lobby, Chihuly Lounge and Colony restaurant will be transformed into a bustling international marketplace filled with delicacies from around the world. Look forward to freshly shucked French and Canadian oysters, roasted wagyu Australian beef saddle, fresh sea urchin and Maine lobster roll at the individual booths. Guests will be treated with captivating performances by a troupe of belly dancers and a roving guitarist. For adults, they can choose from two different SuperBrunch packages — the first which at S$468 is inclusive of unlimited pours of Dom Perignon Vintage 2006, house pour red or white wines, selected cocktails/mocktails, soft drinks and fruit flavoured sparkling mineral water; and the second priced at S$288, which is inclusive of unlimited pours of Moet & Chandon Grand Vintage Blanc 2004 Magnums and Rose 2002 Magnums, and drinks similar to the first package). For children, it is priced at S$144 for those aged six to 12 and S$72 for those aged three to five. The SuperBrunch: The Bazaar is happening on Nov 20 for one day only. Located at 7 Raffles Avenue. Call 6434 5288.
BOOKING AHEAD: FESTIVAL FOOD STREET AT GALLERY LIGHT TO NIGHT PARTY
National Gallery Singapore is celebrating its first anniversary with a light to night party filled with fun programmes and activities from a interactive colourful structure to a disco ball pit, from Nov 25 till Dec 4. Aside from that, there will also be a festival food street featuring up to 10 brands on Nov 25, 26 and Dec 2, 3. Expect to find Owl Cafe serving up Asian fare such as a tasty bowl of laksa, alongside a selection of traditional kuehs and cakes and Momolato offering exquisite hand-crafted fruit gelato for the more health conscious. Located at St Andrew’s Road. The Festival Food Street starts from 5pm to 11.30pm.
BOOKING AHEAD: A SPANISH THANKSGIVING BRUNCH AT UNA
Thanksgiving is the season of joy and a time of gratitude for the ones we love. Spanish restaurant UNA knows this and they have organised a family-friendly Spanish thanksgiving brunch this weekend to celebrate the festive season. On Nov 27 and for one day only, diners can enjoy traditional Thanksgiving favourites such as roast turkey and pumpkin pie. Don’t stop drooling yet — UNA will also be serving up the hearty Paella de Chorizo Y Habitas — Spanish paella with chorizo, fava beans, saffron and aiol — that will be served from an impressive paella pan spanning over a metre in diameter. End your meal on a sweet note with treats such as Spanish Vanilla Flan and Spanish Cheesecake. To keep your kids entertained, various activities have been planned out as well. Kids can get their own caricatures or play in the bouncy castle. UNA Thanksgiving Brunch is priced at S$58++ for adults (S$28++ for children aged 6 to 12). It is available on Nov 27 only, from 11am to 3pm.