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

This week, pamper yourself with new menus across town. For your mid-day meal, FUNAN’s Peranakan restaurant Godmama presents executive lunch sets while V Dining serves an afternoon tea prepared with the most modern culinary techniques. POLLEN celebrates its 7th Anniversary with a fourteen-hands dinner (you read that right) while Min Jiang at Dempsey starts doling out scrumptious wine pairing menus with their Chinese cuisine.

Exquisite Wine Pairings at Min Jiang at Dempsey

From now till 15 July to 1 September, Min Jiang at Dempsey is offering a 6-Course Wine Pairing Dinner Menu ($148++ per person, minimum two to dine) curated by Master Chef Goh Chee Kong. Highlights include a French Alsace Gewürztraminer Reserve, whose subtly sweet and spiced profile brings out the fragrant herbal notes of the Double-boiled Chicken Soup with Dried Scallops and Cordyceps Flower, as well as the Stark-Condé Cabernet Sauvignon (South Africa) with the Braised 10-Head Abalone with Millets and Homemade Tofu.

The same menu without wine pairing is priced at $108++ per person. Min Jiang at Dempsey is located at 7A & 7B Dempsey Rd, Singapore 249684, p.+ 65 6774 0122. Opens daily 11.30am — 2.30pm and 6.30pm — 10.30pm.

Celebrate POLLEN’s 7th Anniversary with 7 Unlisted Collection Chefs

To commemorate POLLEN’s 7th anniversary, be surrounded by the lush flora and fauna of Gardens by the Bay as you get a taste of a seven-course menu ($248++ per person) by seven chefs: POLLEN’s  Executive Chef Steve Allen and Pastry Chef Jasmine Mok, as well as alongside Carlos Montobbio (Esquina), Aitor Orive (Basque Kitchen by Aitor), Drew Nocente (Salted & Hung), Ivan Brehm (Nouri), and Alasdair McKenna (Burnt Ends/Meatsmith).

That’s not all, though! Till next year, the Seasonal Stories Menu ($148++) will also be offered, showcasing Chef Steve’s culinary backstory through dishes like the Sea & Sand, served with pickled cockles, prawns, and mussels.

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The one-night-only dinner is happening Monday, 22 July 2019, from 6.30pm. The Seasonal Stories Menu is available till 2020. POLLEN is located at 18 Marina Gardens Dr, #01-09 1, Flower Dome, Singapore 018953, p. +6604 9988. 

Peranakan Heirloom Recipes with Godmama’s Lunch Deals

As the newly-opened FUNAN is currently enjoying being the centre of attention, why not head over at lunch time? Satisfy your Peranakan cravings with Godmama’s eight new set lunches. The signature Babi Assam ($13.90++) of pork is a spicy yet tangy tamarind stew, while the Sambal Udang ($17.90++) features fresh tiger prawns tossed in homemade sambal sauce. Pair the dishes with the Peranakan Pride cocktails (from $20++), or top up $3 for home-brewed TAD Coffee or a pot of Singapore flavours-inspired Ette Tea.

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The lunch deals is available Mon-Fri, from 11am to 2.30pm. Godmama is located at Funan Mall, 109 North Bridge Rd, #04-07, Singapore 179105, p. +6970 0828. 

The Best of The Bar: Signature Cocktails at Oakwood Premier OUE Singapore

Lobby bars are no longer just banal lounges for tourists, and The Bar of Oakwood Premier OUE Singapore is a testament to that. In partnership with Brass Lion Distillery whose flagship spirit – the Singapore Dry Gin – will be used in three concoctions: a Tiki Take on the Clover Club with coconut in the Coco Clover ($18++), the French 75 ($16++) with sparkling wine and fresh lemon, and the classic BLD Martini ($16++).

The Best of The Bar: Signature Cocktails and The Great Gin Galore is available daily, from 12pm onwards. The Bar is located at Oakwood Premier OUE Singapore, 6 Shenton Way, OUE Downtown 1, #07-01, Singapore 068809, p. +65 6812 6000.

Celebrate the Taste of Asia with V-Dining New High-Tea Menu

Lift your pinky finger while you savour the Taste of Asia with V Dining’s new afternoon tea in Orchard Road. Priced at $58++ per person, embark your high-tea journey with our local pride, the Chicken Rice, before proceeding onto the oh-so-tender Beef Rendang. The sweet tooths will relish in the latest dessert, Tropical Verinne, a fusion of mango compote, coconut mousse, and passionfruit cremeaux. Fork out an additional $20++ for a glass of Duetz Champagne.

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V Dining High Tea – Taste of Asia will be available every weekend starting from 20 July 2019, 3pm – 6pm. V Dining is located at 6 Scotts Road, #03-13, Singapore 229209, p. +65 6950 4868. 

Top Image: Godmama