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

It’s a new year, and we think it’s high time for some exciting new gastronomic experiences to start this year right. Do high tea Russian-style or get a head start on Chinese New Year festivities with Cantonese pastries galore. Those loving a good daytime bash will be excited to check out a new bottomless brunch offering in the heart of Sentosa.

The Grand Lobby’s Afternoon Tea Moves To Moscow

Raffles Singapore’s thematic afternoon tea experiences have been taking our tastebuds across the globe. This time, embark on a Russian adventure with their Moscow Afternoon Tea (S$88++) that treats you to classic Russian canapes – think Kristal Caviar & Smoked Salmon Blinis – and delicious sweets such as chocolate covered milk candy Ptichye Moloko. To liven up the experience, indulge in one of the curated tipples like the fruity Post Imperial Kir (S$25++) or hearty rum-based Babushkiny Luchshiye (S$20++).

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The Grand Lobby is located at Grand Lobby, Raffles Singapore, 1 Beach Rd, Singapore 189673, p. +65 6412 1816. Open Mon — Thu 7am — 10.30am and 1pm — 5pm and 6pm — 10pm, Fri — Sun 7am — 10.30am and 12pm — 10pm. Reservations required.

Auntie’s Wok and Steam Reopens With New Menu

This tze char restaurant at Andaz Singapore reopens this year with an exciting new menu that gives us new creations alongside the classics we know and love. Highlights include the piquant Rainforest Alliance Coffee Pork Ribs (S$18/28), prepared with a full-bodied espresso pulled from certified fair trade coffee beans from Bon Café, as well as everyone’s favourite tender Beef Brisket Noodle Soup (S$18). The tiger prawn-filled Auntie’s Laksa (S$16) is also making a comeback.

Auntie’s Wok and Steam is located at Level 25, Andaz Singapore, 5 Fraser Street, Singapore 189354, p. +65 6408 1288. Open daily 12pm — 2.30pm and 6pm — 10pm.

Wan Hao Showcases The Best Of Cantonese Pastries

At Wan Hao Chinese Restaurant’s pop up, you’ll find freshly-baked, handcrafted Cantonese pastries made with quality ingredients and time-honoured techniques. We all love our egg tarts (S$3.50/piece), and you can look forward to not just the velvety and buttery Signature, but also other inventions like the Gula Melaka that boasts a uniquely smoky-sweet custard. Other items to look forward to include Char Siew Buns (S$3/piece) and Chinese Walnut Cookies (S$18/jar).

Wan Hao Pop-Up is happening till 20 February 2021, located at Java+, Level 1, Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel, 320 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238865. Open 11am — 5pm.

‘Fly’ Japan Airlines Again At JAPAN RAIL CAFE

Japan Airlines presents its first ever collaboration to sate our travel yearnings with the travel-themed JAPAN RAIL CAFE. This month, head down to enjoy a range of in-flight meals at the cafe, while also getting your hands on some exclusive merchandise. Nosh on some of Japan Airlines’ most popular meals, including Chicken Takiawase Tamago (S$23) and Salmon Miso Yaki (S$25). All mains come with cute little packaged portions of chilled udon, vegetables, and the Signature Earl Grey Chiffon Cake for dessert — it’ll feel just like you’re in the air.

JAPAN RAIL CAFE is located at Guoco Tower, 5 Wallich Street, #01-20, Singapore 078883, p. +65 6385 5422. Open Mon — Thu 11am — 9pm, Fri — Sat 11am — 9.30pm, and Sun 11am — 8pm.

W Singapore Presents The Kitchen Table Anew

In the new year, this lifestyle hotel’s all-day dining venue brings newly refreshed interior and menu, centred on sustainability and freshness. W Singapore’s the kitchen table offers up everything from hearty breakfasts like the Poke Poke Bowl to local favourites like Wonton Soup. We also have to shout out their glorious bottomless brunch, W Does Brunch (from S$110++ per person), that turns your Sundays into a delectable extravaganza with dishes like Grilled Lobster and Sher Wagyu.

the kitchen table is located at W Singapore, 21 Ocean Way, Singapore 098374, p. +65 6808 7268. Open Mon — Thu 6.30am — 10pm and Fri — Sun 6.30am — 10.30pm.

Top image: Auntie’s Wok and Steam


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