The Weekly Grub: 5 things to Eat and Drink in Singapore This Week

This week, you won’t go hungry with bottomless brunches and sky high meals by Zafferano’s and LAVO Italian Restaurant and Rooftop Bar. In addition, savour dishes from Nami Restaurant’s exclusive 7-course menu which incorporates the finest ingredients from Hokkaido!

Zafferano’s Rejuvenated Saturday Champagne Brunch

Sitting above The Central Business District, Zafferano invites you to partake in a hearty brunch between 12pm to 3pm on Saturday, 25th August 2018. Specially curated by Head Chef Emanuele Faggi, look forward to three courses of beloved Italian favourites such as Tuscan Thick Soup of Tomato, a well-marinated Salmon topped with Avruga CaviarPan-seared Duck Breast, and Pan-fried Seabass. Head over to Bar Del Dolci to satiate your sweet tooth with a  decadent variety of Italian sweets after. Priced at $98++ per person with free flow of prosecco and $128++ per person with free flow champagne.

Zafferano Italian Restaurant and Lounge is located at 10 Collyer Quay, Ocean Financial Centre, Level 43, Singapore 049315, p. +65 6509 1488. Open Mon – Fri 11.30am – 3pm, 5.30pm – 10pm, Sat 12pm – 3pm, 6.30pm – 10pm. Closed Sun.

New Food Hall Opens At Hong Leong Building

Paving the way for a new mix of trendy eateries for the busy executive, Hong Leong Building has restyled their basement in a fuss-free and open layout for easy grab-and-gos. Fu-Men by Teppei Group, a halal udon outlet, and Caveman Food, a casual eatery that offers wholesome dishes based on the stone-age diet are just a couple of new names you’ll see at The Basement. Those who prefer dining at the familiar and the friendly can head over to established chains such as Ya Kun Kaya Toast and Crave for traditional comfort food.

Hong Leong Building is located at 16 Raffles Quay, Singapore 048581. 

Savour Fresh Summer Bounty at Nami Restaurant and Bar – Shangri-La Hotel Singapore

With ingredients of the highest quality meticulously sourced from different parts of Hokkaido, Nami Restaurant and Bar presents a 7-course menu complete with some of the best seasonal produce. For starters, the Bafun Uni and Hairy Crab served with Ikura is an exotic delicacy featuring sea gems such as the short-spine sea urchin and the luscious flesh of the Hidaka hairy crab. In addition to subsequent courses including the Dobin-mushi, the Grilled Snow Crab and Scallop from Saroma is the restaurant’s main offering, laced with a savoury miso cream. Dinner is available now till 3 September 2018 at $200++ per person.

Nami Restaurant & Bar is located at 22 Orange Grove Road, Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore, Tower Wing, Level 24, Singapore 258350, p. +65 6213 4398. Open daily 12pm – 2.30pm, 6pm – 12am.


Town Restaurant Presents: The Rustic, Comforting and Unique Flavours of Australia’s Southern Highlands

From now till 1st September 2018, Chef Teena Crooks from The Old Bank Hotel in Australia is teaming with Town Restaurant at the The Fullerton Hotel Singapore to add Aussie-centric dishes to buffet dinners and Sunday Brunch. Brimming with rich barbecue tones, this extravagant spread features Southern Highlands specialties such as Beef Wellington with Mulled Wine Sauce and Yorkshire Pudding as well as Point Lamb Rack with Rosemary Jelly. End your meal with a sweet note from down under with treats such as Australian Lemon Pound Cake and Fennel Baby Cakes.

Town Restaurant is located at 1 Fullerton Square, The Fullerton Hotel Singapore,  Singapore 049178, p. +65 6877 8128. Open daily 6.30am – 11pm. The buffet dinner is priced at $59++ per person Sun-Wed and $79++ per person Thu-Sat. Sunday brunch priced at $120++ per person, $168++ per person with free flow wines and champagne.


Brunch at LAVO Italian Restaurant and Rooftop Bar

With a brand-new daily brunch service, LAVO Italian Restaurant and Rooftop Bar is stepping up their game. Available from 10.30am t0 3.30pm, look forward to the flavours of Ricotta Panackes ($24), bathed in a homemade blueberry jam and a dash of lemon as well as the LAVO Toast-Lah ($24), a fruity twist on the traditional Singapore kaya toast. Other brunch bites available on the menu include the spicy Chicken N’ Waffles ($31) and the Mushroom Frittata ($22). Guests will also be able to order LAVO favourites such as its signature one pound Meatball ($38).

LAVO Italian Restaurant and Rooftop Bar is located at 10 Bayfront Ave, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, Tower 1, Singapore 018956, p.+65 6688 8591. Open daily 10.30am – 2am. 

Top image: Zafferano Italian Restaurant and Lounge

Brenda Ash

A water junkie who never strays from her intake of H20, it is perfectly normal to spot her at cafés and bars with her trusty 1.5L bottle. Often out and about, Brenda savours the taste for new experiences, not without her bottle companion of course.