The Weekly Grub: 5 Things To Eat & Drink in Singapore This Week

Welcome October with an impressive lineup of gastronomic adventures: feast till you drop as both Marriott Cafe and The Carvery fly in some mouthwatering free-flow spreads, while CURATE sees a guest chef from a two-Michelin-starred restaurant in Brussels. Also, how about trying the first ever gin from lauded whisky distillery Suntory and the meaty anniversary menu from Ash & Elm?

CURATE x Chef Alexandre Dionisio from Two Michelin-starred La Villa in the Sky

For an entire week, the acclaimed Chef Alexandre Dionisio from two-Michelin-starred La Villa in the Sky will be bringing some of Belgium’s finest cuisine to Singapore! In partnership with Resorts World Sentosa’s CURATE, the Best Young Chef (2013) in Brussels will create a menu around the freshest seasonal products to see European-style dishes such as King Crab with Jelly and Shrimp Consommé and Russian Caviar, Scallops with Texture of Potatoes, Avruga Caviar, and Kaffir Lime Espuma, and Bavière Beef with Creamy Smoked Celeriac, Cress and Jus. Sounds good? As expected of someone who’s previously trained in the kitchens of Michelin-starred chefs Pierre Wynants, Rocky Renaud, Yves Renaud.

Feast with Chef Alexandre from 5 to 12 October 2017 at CURATE. Priced from $95++ for a four-course lunch to S$235++ for an eight-course dinner. For reservations, please call +65 6577 7288 or email to [email protected].

The Great Meat Feast at The Carvery

For the second year running, The Carvery will be bringing in a range of premium cuts its much-lauded The Great Meat Feast. This edition sees the new introduction of Pork Collar from Dingley Dell Farms in Britain and Pork Belly from Bangalow Sweet Pork in Australia, in addition to tried-and-tested quality beef such as 28 Days Dry Aged Aberdeen Angus and Mayura Full-blood wagyu, Black Angus!

Eat your fill of meats from now till 22 October 2017 at The Great Meat Feast, happening at The Carvery from 6pm – 10pm daily. Priced at $78++ (Mon-Thu) and $88++ (Fri-Sun).

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Ash & Elm Celebrates its 2nd Birthday

Celebrate Ash & Elm’s second anniversary with a beef galore, showcasing two varieties of meat prepared in different styles. Pick between tender 120-day grain-fed Australian Black Angus Hanging Tender from the charcoal grill, or a braised grass-fed Irish Beef cooked with Executive Sous Chef Philipped Duc’s special Burgundy recipe. Want to enjoy an exclusive, complimentary dessert? All you have to do is make your reservations via Ash & Elm’s Facebook page and quote “Happy Birthday Ash & Elm”!

Feast on spectacular beef creations from now till 28 October 2017 at Ash & Elm from 6pm – 10.30pm daily. Priced at $82++ for two persons.

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Suntory Launches First-Ever Roku GinRoku Gin

The Japanese conglomerate has launched their first gin in Singapore, a spirited offering comprising Japanese traditional botanicals. Distilled in Suntory’s Osaka-based facility, Roku (meaning “six” in Japanese) was named for the six native Japan botanicals in its drink: sakura flower, sakura leaf, yuzu peel, sencha tea, gyokuro tea and sansho pepper. With prominent floral notes, this is a complex gin that’s best drank neat to experience the full flavour profile.

Buy a bottle home or sample the gin today – Roku Gin is available at all DFS outlets, major bars, and alcohol retailers across Singapore.

Thai High Tea and Dinner Buffet at Marriott Cafe

Grilled Marinated Pork Neck with Spicy Sauce

Savour a sumptuous Thai High Tea and Dinner Buffet for a limited time at Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel’s Marriott Cafe. Prepared by Guest Chef Arnan Sinsanwit from the JW Marriott Hotel Bangkok, his signatures include the classic Tom Yum GoongGreen Curry with Chicken, and succulent Grilled Marinated Pork Neck with Spicy Sauce. Then, dig into some traditional desserts to round off the meal, including Sticky Rice with Mango and Dumplings in Coconut Cream.

Thai flavours get their time to shine from now till 15 October 2017 at Marriott Cafe. The Thai High Tea buffet is available daily 3pm – 5.30pm, priced at $45++ (Mon-Fri) or $48++ (Sat-Sun) per person. The Thai Dinner buffet is available daily 6.30pm – 10pm, priced at $72++ (Sun-Thu) or (Fri-Sat) $80++ per person.

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Cover image: The Great Meat Feast, The Carvery

Megan Cheah


When not downing frappes during her writing spiels, Megan can be found catching up on her favourite franchises or cajoling friends and family out for yet another Japanese dinner. An insane need to stay connected means you can reach her anytime – except on alternate weekends, when she’s found next to a TV screen, watching F1 cars go ‘round in circles.