What to eat in July and August? | Singapore National Day Promotion included



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This National Day, with a magnificent backdrop of the Marina Water Front cityscape, celebrate the occasion with an indulgent four-course dinner, or revel at the Terrace Lounge with free flow drinks package on selected days.

For the occasion, Zafferano presents a four-course National Day Table D’hôte menu featuring a range of luscious creations to choose from. Highlights of the meal include the uniquely sweet raw red prawns from ‘Mazara’ coupled with warm ricotta, tomato confit cocktail sauce spume and an exquisite superfino Carnaroli Acquerello risotto from ‘Vercelli’, foie gras pâté, and quail ragout. The dessert bar provides a lavish end to the festive evening with a plethora of sweet treats.

Over at the stunning Terrace Lounge, guests will admire the brilliant National Day fireworks from Zafferano’s 43rd storey perch; panoramic views from the outdoor lounge offer a spectacular sight when the fireworks bloom high in the sky. Celebrate the nation’s birthday bash with a free flow package of sparkling wine, beer, and house wines from 7.30pm to 9pm on the grand day itself, and on 27 July and 3 August, two Saturdays leading up to 9 August.

The National Day 4-course Table D’hôte menu is available on 9 August 2019 at 7pm at $128++ per person, or $98++ per person for early bookings.


On 9 August 2019, experience the National Day fireworks at the Terrace Lounge at $98++ for reservations and at $108++ for walk-in guests, subject to availability, which includes free flow sparkling wine, beer, and house wines from 7.30pm to 9pm.


For a preview of the National Day rehearsal fireworks on 27 July and 3 August 2019, tickets to the Terrace Lounge are available at $68++ per person, which includes free flow sparkling wine, beer, and house wines from 7.30pm to 9pm.




Relax amidst the palms on the resort-style alfresco Terraza of One-Ninety Bar every weekend and enjoy a tete-a-tete over an ethereal tri-terraced Floral Afternoon Tea that intrigues with flora-infused treats.

Crafted by Pastry Chef Audrey Yee, a veteran with Four Seasons and graduate of the renowned Le Cordon Bleu School in London, the lovely menu includes a fresh selection of finger sandwiches, hearty savouries followed by a warm scones and a delightful sweet indulgence.

Begin with the light flavours of Forest Mushroom, Spiced Carrot and Cucumber and Herb finger sandwiches, dainty Egg Salad with Osetra Caviar coupe and a variety of quiche and Brioche toast. Pique your palate with warm Lavender Scones and Brown Sugar Shortbread served with homemade Strawberry-Rose Preserve and Devonshire Clotted Cream for a beautiful interval before indulging in a fine collection of sweet gems.

The sweets collection dazzles with a medley of Yuzu Elderflower Meringue Tart, Candied Violet Macaron, Sakura Blossom Puff with Strawberry, Raspberry-Rose Mousse, Manjari Chocolate Pot de Crème, Apricot and Pistachio Chocolate Cup, perfectly complemented by a range of floral teas or a refreshing glass of Kir Royale.

For enquiries and reservations, please call (65) 6831 7671 or email one-ninetybar.sin@fourseasons.com.


The Sampan – Asian Bar and Kitchen at Boat Quay

The Sampan – Asian Bar and Kitchen at Boat Quay has lined up a fantastic spread to celebrate the Lion city’s 54th National Day. Taking inspiration from Singapore’s rich culinary culture, head chef Ahmad has curated a four-course spread menu priced at $54++.  The Sampan’s interpretation of Singapore favourites will be available from 22 July – 27 August. Those on the lookout for scrumptious food and great vantage locations for rehearsals and fireworks displays, head to The Sampan enjoy Singapore’s rich flavours and magnificent riverside views.

Diners can relish a special rendition of classics reinterpreted such as Lemak Chilli Chicken Kueh Pie Tee, Rendang Chwee Kueh, Duck Satay Lilit, Prawn Popiah, Lamb Shank Tulang Merah, Pulut Hitam Pudding and Ang Ku Kueh.

The Sampan is open weekdays for lunch from 11.30am to 2.30pm and dinner
from 5.00pm to midnight and Saturdays for dinner from 5.00pm to midnight.
(65) 6732 1698or
email info@thesampan.sg

Culina at COMO Dempsey

There is now more to discover and love at Culina at COMO Dempsey. Engage the senses in a series of new gastronomic highlights, events and culinary classes for individuals who love to eat, cook and entertain. 
On 10th July 2019, Culina will host a Japanese Cooking Masterclass with Chef Yuko Furuya of Kenrantei Restaurant, Kobe. This masterclass is the first in a line-up of events curated to bring together a community of food lovers. 
Born into a family of chefs that holds home cooking in the highest regard, Yuko Furuya is a consummate Japanese cook who learnt the ropes from her mother and well-respected chef, Satoko Furuya. The owner and chef of Kenrantei, an intimate and exclusive, by-appointment only restaurant in Kobe, Yuko is also a licensed fugu (puffer fish) chef and teaches at the Satoko and Yuko Cooking Salon. 
A passionate advocate of home cooking, Yuko elevates this culinary style and showcases how Japanese cooking can be simple, delicious and quick whilst embracing the essentials of Japanese cuisine. She makes and ages artisanal, small batch products with no preservatives and no additives, such as the Kenrantei ponzu sauce and the umami Kenrantei Taretsuyu soy sauce, both available at Culina at COMO Dempsey.
Both naturally matured, the Kenrantei Ponzu is produced with high quality Sudachi (Japanese citrus juice) from the Tokushima prefecture, Japanese Kelp from the Southern part of Hokkaido, as well as dried bonito. The Kenrantei Umami Taretsuyu soy sauce uses the same premium base of Japanese Kelp and dried bonito.
Yuko will present three specially curated home cooked dishes using her artisanal soy and ponzu sauces to present three specially curated home cooked dishes at the masterclass: Hokkaido Clams with Vinegared White Miso, Seared Beef Tataki with Ponzu, and Grilled Asparagus in Bonito-Flavoured Soy Sauce. 
The masterclass comprises a demo cooking as well as tasting. For enquiries or to register, please email rsvp@culina.com.sg or call 6854 6168 by 9th July, Tuesday. Limited spaces are available.
Event Details
Date: Wednesday, 10th July 2019
Time: 3pm – 5pm
Venue: Culina at COMO Dempsey, Block 15 Dempsey Road
Cost: $30nett per person (each attendee will receive at $10 voucher for the next purchase at Culina at COMO Dempsey)

Min Jiang at Goodwood Park Hotel Dim Sum Set Lunch Promotion 1 – 31 July

Back by popular demand, Min Jiang’s Weekday Dim Sum Set Lunch Menupriced at $38++ for two persons inclusive of free flow Chinese tea is now available from 1 July to 31 July 2019, Mondays to Fridays (excluding eve of and public holidays).

This sumptuous set lunch menu boasts crowd-pleasing favourites handpicked from Min Jiang’s dim sum menu, with highlights such as Steamed Spare Ribs with Black Bean Sauce, Steamed Conpoy and Scallop Dumpling, and Stir-Fried Carrot Cake with XO Sauce. 

Top up your meal with an additional selection of soups ($8++ per person) such as the appetizing ‘Min Jiang’ Hot & Sour Soup or the nourishing Daily Double-Boiled Soup; noodles ($10++ per person) — Ee-Fu Noodles with Shredded Duck or the fragrant Braised Rice Vermicelli with Assorted Seafood, and Wok-Fried Seasonal Vegetables ($16++ per portion). 

Intricately formed with the exquisite craftsmanship Min Jiang’s dim sum chefs are renowned for, this set lunch menu is an excellent way to sample the full range of dim sum delights at this award- winning Chinese establishment. 

The Preludio Movement Ep.2: Preludio X Esquina

The dark side lures yet another down its path. Known for his use of bright flavours and colours in his plates, the young and spirited Chef Carlos Montobbio of Esquina now rises to #ThePreludioMovement’s challenge of cooking in black and white alongside Chef Ferando Arévalo of Preludio. #ThePreludioMovement is a series of one-night only dinners that gives chefs full rein to interpret Preludio’s ongoing chapter in their own way.

Borne out of the friendship between Chef Fernando and Chef Carlos, this second episode of #ThePreludioMovement promises plenty of unexpected offerings. With these two fun-loving amigos helming the kitchen, expect a dynamic menu showcasing the season’s best, all while presented within the realms of Preludio’s current Monochrome chapter.

The 8-course monochrome-themed degustation dinner will take place on 1 July 2019 from 6pm, and is priced at $238++.

Preludio is located at 182 Cecil Street, Frasers Tower #03-01/02, Singapore 069547.

For reservations, please visit preludio.sg



Relish Sri Lankan Giant Crabs in 8 different ways at Shang Palace

From 1 July to 31 August 2019, sweet succulent Sri Lankan Giant Crabs are showcased in a diverse range of creations. Transformed under the deft culinary mastery of Chef Mok Kit Keung, each of the 8 preparations available with this promotion are inspired by the insights garnered from his travels.

Alongside the classic Hong Kong-style cuisine, taste the flavours of East Asia such as the Japanese-inspired dish of Giant Crab Steamed with Sake and Egg; and South East Asian inspirations such as the Filipino-style dish of crabs Sauteed with Coconut Cream, Lemon Grass, Chili Padi and Kang Kung.

Of interest – the Singapore palate is represented twice; Chef Mok interprets classic chilli crab and black pepper crabs with his signature finesse.

The Sri Lanka Giant Crabs-Eight Ethnic Group delicacies will be available from 1 July to 31 August 2019 in Shang Palace, at $12++ per100g
Address:Lobby Level, Tower Wing,Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore22 Orange Grove Road,Singapore 258350

Gourmet Tour of Europe at Gordon Grill

Since its establishment in 1963, Gordon Grill has been a prominent curator in orchestrating exquisite fare of Continental cuisine and fine steaks in Singapore. From 2 August to 29 September, the elegant restaurant presents a gastronomic journey around Europe with time-honoured dishes specially curated by the culinary team.

Available during lunch as a three-course set menu and dinner with a choice of four-course set menu or an eight-course degustation, the repertoire highlights the gourmet exemplars of European regions such as Greece, France, Hungary, Italy, Spain, Norway, Great Britain, Portugal, Germany and Austria.

Highlights of the voyage include luscious Pan-fried Foie Gras with balsamic cherries and rocket leaves, hearty Goulash Soup that is slow-cooked with beef, onion potato, sweet paprika, caraway seeds, and succulent Grilled Angus Tenderloin served with Scottish clapshot, butter vegetables and red wine jus. Offering sweet finales to the meal are the Black Forest Cake and Sacher-Torte.

Tour Around Europe at Gordon Grill (2 August to 29 September 2019)

·       3-Course Set Lunch at $78++ per person, available from Mondays to Fridays

o   Appetiser or Soup; Main Course; Dessert

·       4-Course Set Dinner at $98++ per person, available from Mondays to Sundays

o   Appetiser; Soup; Main Course; Dessert

·       8-Course Dinner Degustation Menu at $168++ for two guests

·       8-Course Dinner Degustation Menu at $228++ for two guests with three glasses of wine pairing each

Artemis Grill’s Sky Bar crafts a National Day
‘Boozy’ Bubble Tea cocktail for 2019

Aptly called ‘SummerSop’ this unique drink is inspired by local flavours and ingredients: Soursop fruit and Bubble Tea Tapioca pearls

With views of the Marina Bay festivities, Artemis Grill & Sky Bar have created a new local-taste-inspired alcoholic cocktail to celebrate Singapore’s bicentennial National Day on 9th August 2019. The limited edition SummerSop will be available from Thursday 1st August, priced to match the extended Happy Hour at just $15 per cocktail.

 Based with Tanglin Gin, Artemis aims to highlight Singapore’s first ever gin that is ‘Made in Singapore and inspired by every culture that defines the Lion City’.

Complementing the gin comes one of Singaporean’s favourites: Bubble Tea Tapioca Pearls, delivered with a twist. They have been infused with a slightly sweetened rose elixir to represent the red hue of Singapore’s national colours.

The Soursop pureed fruit is mixed with house-made sweet & sour and gently poured over crushed ice and Tapioca Pearls, garnished with fresh Soursop.

This results in a refreshing, fruity summer drink that is visually both white and red – a perfect way to enjoy the national Public Holiday.

Cocktails aside, Artemis Grill sits upon CapitaGreen’s 40th floor with unparalleled panoramic views of the superb Singapore skyline. The Sky Bar is one of the go-to venues to watch the National Day flyover and fireworks. Enjoy unbridled views from the rooftop and experience Friday’s celebratory activities as you sit comfortably in the Sky Bar’s lounge setting. One of Artemis’ resident DJ’s will be spinning all night long.

SummerSop will be available to enjoy restaurant-wide.  Happy Hour prices to be offered throughout the evening in addition to Chef Oliver’s selection of Bar bites available a la carte. Bookings for National Day are taken on a first come, first serve basis. 

Huawei sweetens the weekend for its customers with free bubble tea and phone servicing

·        Thousands of Huawei users in Singapore turn out for a refreshing treat and complimentary phone servicing

·        Customers can still redeem their cup of tea this weekend from July 12 – 14

Customers were all smiles over the weekend as Huawei threw an island-wide drink giveaway with local tea brand, Partea and provided complimentary phone servicing for all during its monthly Service Day.

The gesture comes on the back of recent global events and the company is determined to provide exceptional customer experiences to show its appreciation for its loyal supporters. Recognising Singaporeans’ love for bubble tea, Huawei is offering this exclusive promotion with Partea for another weekend from July 12 – 14, 2019.* To reach as many Huawei users as possible, the two companies have agreed to increase the redemption limit from 300 to 500 cups per day.

In the same weekend, Huawei held its fourth customer Service Day which received a resounding turn out at its service centres; 313@Somerset and Westgate for a complimentary screen protector and phone sanitizing serviceCustomers with a Huawei phone can look forward to the next Service Day on August 3 – 4, 2019.

Oakwood Premier OUE Singapore

Signature Cocktails
From 5 July, Oakwood Premier OUE Singapore’s in-house lobby bar, The Bar, presents six of their finest creations including two new additions to the stellar lineup, and three gin concoctions with a local twist in collaboration with Brass Lion Distillery.

Elevating popular cocktails, The Bar puts their spin on beloved classics including two new features: The sassy Madam S (S$14++) – a ‘grown up interpretation of the well-liked mocktail Shirley Temple with Absolut Vodka and ginger ale, and the smoky-spicy SE7ENTH Wonder (S$17++) – a toasty blend of Singleton 12 and homemade ginger honey topped with zesty grapefruit juice. In addition to these, the full lineup still retains the original favorites

The Great Gin Galore

For gin enthusiasts, The Bar has joined forces with Brass Lion Distillery to bring three exciting gin cocktails featuring the latter’s flagship spirit – the Singapore Dry Gin. Explore this ongoing collaboration highlighting the locally-distilled gin with the tropical Coco Clover (S$18++), sophisticated French 75 (S$16++) and chic BLD Martini (S$16++).

Commemorating Singapore’s Bicentennial at COMO Dempsey
Culina at COMO Dempsey
Pang Susi and Sugee Cake 1–31August2019
For takeaway (Pang Susi $4 nett | Sugee Cake whole $18nett) and dine-in (Pang Susi $4+ | Sugee Cake dessert $18+) 
Traditional Eurasian bakes such as Pang Susi, a fluffy sweet potato bun filled with sweet and savoury spiced minced meat, and Sugee Cake, a buttery cake made with almonds and semolina will be available from the bakery all month long. Baked fresh daily,they are a delicious celebration of the nation’s melting pot of cultures and culinary traditions, making it a delightful treat in the month of Singapore’sbirthday.
Kids21 X EYEYAH! Silk Screen T-Shirt Printing 3 & 4 August 2019 Kids21 at COMO Dempsey $35nett for kids T-shirt & $50nett for adult T-shirt
Art meets fashion with Kids21’s latest collaboration with EYEYAH!, a local publication that aims to inculcate creative thinking in children through art. Kids21 will launch three National Day-themed t-shirts featuring Illustrations by EYEYAH!.
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Celebratory Peranakan Feast
For a taste of tradition, gather with family for a celebratory meal at Candlenut, the world’s first Michelin-starred Peranakan restaurant. Feast on inspired and refined Straits-Chinese cuisine by Chef Malcolm Lee in a dining experience reminiscent of Peranakan banquets of yester years.
Choose from a diverse selection of dishes (from $16++) including signatures like Homemade Kueh PieTee; Westholme WagyuBeefRibRendangand Blue Swimmer Crab Curry. Or leave it to the Chef to present the essence of Straits-Chinese cuisine with a refreshing twist in The“Ah-ma-kase”menu($88++per person for lunch|$128++ per person for dinner).
Tablescape paints a picture of Old World hospitality and European classics with a contemporary twist with their new executive chef at the helm
Officially opened in January 2018, Tablescape is a Modern European restaurant and bar located within the luxurious Grand Park City Hall. Featuring gueridon service, classic dishes with a contemporary twist, and an interior of neoclassical beauty, guests are transported back to a time when dining at a restaurant was a special moment in life. The bar brings together an inspired list of artisanal cocktails, wines, and craft beers to complete the dining experience, and create an exquisite destination for all-occasion dining in the heart of Singapore’s historic civic and business district.
Tablescape Level 3, 10 Coleman Street, Grand Park City Hall, S179809 T: +65 6432 5566 E: hello@tablescape.sg W: http://www.parkhotelgroup.com/en/cityhall/tablescape

W Singapore – Sentosa Cove | 21 Ocean Way Singapore 098374

9 – 10 August | Friday – Saturday
Amplify your National Day weekend at W Singapore – Sentosa Cove as we raise our glasses to all things Singaporean. Pop by the W Lawn from 12.30pm onwards for a kick of nostalgia, and test your skills at some retro Singaporean schoolyard games.

Party into the glow of sunset hues at the WET® Deck against the sick beats of DJs spinning from 3 – 6PM and be sipping on free-flow home-grown Tiger Beer going at SGD28++ for 2 hours to keep you buzzin’ all afternoon.

Don’t forget to get your hands on W Singapore’s take on the country’s most famous cocktail – Singapore Sling, as it takes the stage at a special price of SGD15++ each across all venues.

For those who prefer a cooling afternoon, chill out at WOOBAR and sample some childhood snacks the locals hold near and dear, such as iced gems, white rabbit candy and haw flakes, served up as compliments alongside all drinks ordered.

This long weekend, book your first night and get your second night 50% off!

9 – 10 August | Friday – Saturday
SGD78++ | 12pm to 3pm | Super Local Lunch
SGD98++ | 6pm to 10pm | Super Local Dinner

Indulge in the nation’s favourite pastime at the kitchen table with a feast of elevated local dishes fit for a king. From Grilled Stingray with Sambal Lemon Sauce, to Traditional Singapore Black Pepper Crab, and even Durian Cheesecake.

*Reservations for Super Local feast required.Dine for free if your birthday falls on 9th August, and August babies and party enjoy 20% off total bill. T&Cs apply.

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