The Weekly Grub: 5 Things to Eat & Drink this Week

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With $9 food and drinks at Long Chim and abalone dishes at Shangri La Hotel, the last week of March is truly turning out to be an exciting one. Here are 5 things to eat and drink this week.

High Tea at Goodwood Park Hotel

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Love high tea but not the high prices? Not to worry, Goodwood Park Hotel’s here to sort you out with their affordable high tea buffet sets. Local delights like Laksa and Nonya Kueh are available at in-house bistro Coffee Lounge, whilst L’Espresso is offering an assortment of sandwiches, pastries, scones and desserts for diners. At Coffee Lounge, two paying adults can get a complimentary meal for a single child or adult. As for L’Espresso, three paying adults are required to enjoy the same promotion.

This promotion is only valid from Mondays to Thursdays and is running till 28 April 2016.

Price (Coffee Lounge): $28++/adult, $14++/child. Price (L’Espresso): $45++/adult; $22.50++/child (2 servings of coffee or TWG tea), $68++/adult (glass of Laurent-Perrier champagne & 2 servings of coffee or TWG tea). 

Goodwood Park Hotel is located at 22 Scotts Road, Singapore 228221, p. 6737 7411. 

New Menu at inITALY Bar Ristorante

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Inspired by the rustic flavours of the Italian countryside, inITALY Bar Ristorante is rolling out a brand-new menu that focuses on traditional Italian dishes. Far from being run-of-the-mill, the new menu adds a contemporary edge to age-old recipes. An example of this is the Ravioli di Ossobuco in Gremolata; a veal-infused ravioli that is doused in rich saffron sauce, and the Risoni al Nero; a dish that comprises of little grains of pasta that are bathed in squid ink gravy and topped with crispy soft shell crab.

inITALY Bar Ristorante is located at 38 Craig Road, Singapore 089676, p. 6423 0918. Open Sun-Fri 12pm-2.30pm. Sun-Thurs 6pm-10.30pm. Fri & Sat 6pm-12am. 

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Abalone Dishes at Shangri La’s Shang Palace

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It’s abalone season in Australia right now, so Executive Chef Steven Ng at Shang Palace has come up with 12 different dishes highlighting the succulent sweetness of this shellfish. Highlights include the uniquely Singaporean Australian Abalone, Maw and Sea Cucumber drenched in curry sauce as well as the Sweet and Sour Fresh Abalone Cube. Prices for the a la carte selections start from $40++.

Shang Palace is located at 22 Orange Grove Road, Singapore 258350, p. 6213 4473/4398. Open Mon-Fri 12pm-2.30pm. Sat, Sun & PH 10.30am-3pm. Mon-Sun 6pm-10.30pm. 

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Chef Alexandre Gauthier at La Brasserie

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Michelin-starred chefs are highly regarded for their talent, innovation and work ethic. A one Michelin-starred chef from La Grenouillère in France, Chef Alexandre Gauthier, is no different. From 29 March to 2 April 2016, his guest stint at the Fullerton Bay Hotel’s modern European restaurant La Brasserie will see him serving up some of his signature creations, along with a contemporary versions of typical French Haute cuisine. Expect to fork out $148++ for a set dinner while a la carte dishes start from $38++ for both lunch and dinner.

La Brasserie is located at 80 Collyer Quay, Singapore 049326, p. 6597 5288. Open Mon-Fri 12pm-2.30pm. Sat-Sun 12pm-3pm. Daily 6.30pm-10.30pm. 

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Celebrate Long Chim’s One Year Anniversary

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The number nine signifies ‘luck’ and the notion of ‘moving forward’ in Thailand, which is why David Thompson’s Long Chim will be offering selected food and drink items for the price of $9 in celebration of its first anniversary at Marina Bay Sands on 30 March 2016. Look forward to Thai street food delights like green curry of chicken, grilled pork skewers and crunchy prawn cakes at the party, and wash it all down with a host of beer, wines and cocktails.

Long Chim is located at #02-02, Atrium 2 The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018955, p. 6688 7299. Open Mon-Fri 11.30am-2.30pm, 5.30pm-12am. Sat-Sun 12pm-4pm, 5.30pm-12am. 

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When Joel’s not partaking in one of his shameless eating sessions, he likes to think of himself as a sponge – absorbing the mysteries and beauty of our world – be it through a good book or a wacky jaunt in a foreign country.

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