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

Singapore’s 54th birthday might be just around the corner, but it’s no reason to slack off on your food cravings. Soak in the summer sun with brunch by the river before pampering yourself with an exclusive five-course dinner and cognac pairing. Feeling nostalgic? Sink your teeth into reimagined Singaporean classics at Ding Dong with finalists from MasterChef Singapore!

Take a Trip Down Memory Lane with MasterChef Singapore Contestants

In line with Singapore’s birthday, Ding Dong’s Head Chef Miller Mai is collaborating with ex-MasterChef Singapore winner Zander Ng and finalists Genevieve Lee and Aaron Wong to showcase their interpretations of Singaporean dishes that we know and love. Take a trip down memory lane with a five-course menu (S$100++) featuring Sanshui Chicken, Aaron’s take on a classic with chicken terrine and ginger-garlic gelee. There’s also Zander’s premium scallop and barramundi Otah-Otah with coconut sluree, and Genevieve’s Roasted Duck complete with taro croquettes and kumquat compote. Complement each dish with a curated wine pairing for an additional S$45++.

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Home, Truly is happening on 2 and 3 August 2019, from 6.30pm – 8pm and 8.30pm – late at Ding Dong, 115 Amoy St, Singapore 069935, p. +65 6557 0189.

Mitzo x Hine’s One-Night-Only Menu Pairing

Mitzo Restaurant & Bar is partnering with Hine Cognac to present an exclusive, one-night-only five-course menu (S$118++) hosted by Hine’s Brand Ambassador, Mathieu Jennin. Curated by Mitzo’s Executive Chef Nicky Ng, your tastebuds will be in for a treat with dishes such as Deep-Fried Prawn Coated with Seaweed paired with Hine’s Homage XO Grande Champagne and Salted Egg Cod Fish with Wasabi Shimeiji Mushroom paired with the Rare VSOP Fine Champagne. As part of the experience, you’ll also receive a complimentary 50ml miniature bottle of H by Hine VSOP to close off the night.

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The Mitzo x Hine Cognac Five-course Pairing Menu is happening on Friday, 2 August 2019, 6.30pm – late at Mitzo, Level 4, Grand Park Orchard, 270 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238857, p. +65 6603 8855.

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth with Classic Afternoon Tea at The Lobby Lounge

In celebration of the hotel’s Executive Pastry Chef Ben Goh’s recognition as ‘Pastry Chef of The Year 2019’ by the World Gourmet Summit, InterContinental Singapore is presenting the new Classic Afternoon Tea: Origins at The Lobby Lounge. Inspired by the key milestones in Chef Ben’s wondrous career, each treat tells a story of his humble beginnings and foray into culinary arts. Highlights from this afternoon tea presentation include his Peach Mulba Cheesecake, Buttercream Cake, and the Bacon Onion Quiche, paired with a fine selection of exquisite loose-leaf teas and coffee.

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Classic Afternoon Tea: Origins is available from 1 August to 31 October 2019, 2pm – 5pm daily, at The Lobby Lounge, InterContinental Singapore, 80 Middle Rd, Singapore 188966, p. +65 6825 1008.

New York-Inspired Weekend Brunch at Wolfgang’s Steakhouse

Inspired by New York’s brunch culture, Wolfgang’s Steakhouse pays tribute to American brunch staples and steakhouse favourites with their vibrant weekend brunch menu. Expect classic dishes such as Eggs Benedict with Smoked Salmon (S$24++), Buttermilk Pancakes (S$18++) and the quintessential Bagel (S$22++), served with smoked salmon, cream cheese, capers, and shallot. Complete your brunch with Wolfgang’s take on the summertime cocktail, the Aperol Spritz (S$18++), or enjoy the classic brunch staple Belini (S$18++)  in peach, strawberry and mango flavours.

The New York-inspired brunch is available on weekends, 11am – 4.30pm, at Wolfgang’s Steakhouse Singapore, 1 Nanson Road, #02-01, InterContinental Singapore Robertson Quay, Singapore 238909, p. +65 6887 5885.

Get a Taste of Japan with Neon Pigeon’s New Summer Additions

A new season brings about new changes, and Neon Pigeon is proud to introduce their summer additions developed by Head Chef Dennis Smit. Known for their modern Japanese fusion cuisine and energetic ambience, you’re cordially welcomed to enjoy these delectable high-quality offerings in all their glory, from Sakoshi Bay Oysters (S$16++), flown in directly from Japan’s Sakoshi Bay and lightly marinated with dashi foam and yuzusco, to the “melt-in-your-mouth” texture of the Beef Tataki (S$20++), seasoned with sesame dressing, pickled enoki, and garlic chips.

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Neon Pigeon is located at 1 Keong Saik Rd, #01-03, Singapore 089109, p. +65 6222 3623. Open Mon-Sat 6pm – 12am. Closed Sun.

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Shannon Chua

An avid reader with an adventurous personality, Shannon has always sought for new and challenging experiences to expand his learning horizons. When he’s not out and about exploring, you will be able to find him cooped up in a cafe with his trusty ol’ MacBook and a cup of coffee.