The Weekly Grub: 5 Things To Eat And Drink In Singapore This Week

It’s a week for celebrations, and of course, tasty food and solid drinks. From Hua Ting’s Gold award celebration menu to the 100th anniversary of the classic Negroni, we’ve got you the best of global food adventures without having to step out of town. Try British dining at JAAN by Kirk Westaway, or chill-out at Andaz‘s Kitchen Party to chase away those work blues.

Hua Ting’s Gold Award Celebration Set Menu

If you’ve been craving Cantonese food, you’re in luck. Orchard Hotel Singapore’s restaurant Hua Ting is rewarding us after their recent Gold win in the Best Asian Restaurant Awards 2019. It’s a new six-course set menu of classics and crowd-favourites, from Chilled Lobster Jelly topped with Salmon Roe, Deep-fried Scallop Paste and Pear to Aged Pu-Er Smoked Duck. Truly an indulgent spread of the very best in Asian gastronomy.

Hua Ting Restaurant is located at Orchard Hotel Singapore, 442 Orchard Road, Level 2, Singapore 238879, p. +65 6739 6666. Opens Mon-Fri 11.30am-2.30pm and 6-10.30pm, Sat-Sun 11am-2.30pm and 6pm-10.30pm. Their Gold Award menu is priced at $128 per person (min 2 persons), available daily for lunch and dinner. 

Andaz Kitchen Party At Alley On 25

Chase away your midweek blues with free-flow drinks and bar bites at the Andaz Kitchen Party. Unwind and relax with their range of drinks, from wines to beers like the Andaz Pale Ale, and dig into their rotating variety of cheeses from The Cheese Artisans as well as breads from Tiong Bahru Bakery. It’s a cosy after-work party that’s guaranteed to rejuvenate the working soul – or at least, keep your mind off work for a night.

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Alley on 25 is located at Andaz Singapore, Level 25, 5 Fraser Street, Singapore 189354, p. +65 6408 1234. Andaz Kitchen Party is priced at $50 per person, and is available every Wed and Thu 6-9pm.

Go European and Bistro-style With PORTA

Looking for a European and Mediterranean food fix? PORTA offers the most beloved classics inspired by the culinary adventures of Chef Alex. Try their Asian-influenced Spicy Salmon Tartare with its marinade of spicy sugar cane vinegar, or their savoury Confit Lamb Pastilla featuring Australian lamb shanks. They’re also offering daily brunch options such as French Toast and the vegetarian Breakfast Burg, or weekday set lunches for that midday indulgence.

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PORTA Fine Food and Import Company is located at 1 Unity Street, Level 1, Park Hotel Clarke Quay, Singapore 237983, p. +65 6593 8855. Opens daily 11am-10.30pm. Brunch is available daily 8am-4pm, Set Lunch is available Mon-Fri 12pm-2.30pm, prices start from $18 for a two-course lunch.

Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Negroni At The Landing Point

June marks the 100th anniversary of the iconic Italian cocktail, the Negroni. Celebrate with The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore as they offer their specially-crafted Negroni Duo, comprising a Negroni Bianco and Classico set. The classic drink is made contemporary with a secret concoction by their own mixologist, boasting a well-rounded botanical flavour that’s not to be missed.

The Landing Point is located at The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore, ​80 Collyer Quay, Singapore 049326, p.+65 6333 8388. Opens Sun-Thu, 9am-12midnight, Fri-Sat (and Eve of PHs) 9am-1am. The Negroni Duo is available from 1 June to end August, Bianco and Classico set is priced at $36+, and Negroni Classic on its own is priced at $26+.

Go British with JAAN By Kirk Westaway

Here’s the latest update from Kirk Westway, the Michelin-starred chef from JAAN: the British fine dining restaurant is renaming itself as JAAN by Kirk Westaway.

With the launch of British-inspired dishes such as the English Garden and Devon Cheddar Cheese Buckwheat Pancakes since 2018, guests can look forward to more of these contemporary and innovative menus. Besides, who can say no dining with a 70th-floor panoramic view of the Singapore’s skyline?

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JAAN By Kirk Westaway is located at Level 70, Swissôtel The Stamford, 2 Stamford Road, Singapore 178882, p. +65 6837 3322.

Charmaine Tan


Charmaine has a soft spot for oversized cardigans, bubble tea and cute dogs. When not sleeping, she is either lost on a spontaneous adventure, or snuggled up reading novels/watching old movies. Loves swimming and secretly attempting synchro stunts.