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

This week, look forward to a seafood-centric Sunday brunch and a new seasonal set lunch option in the CBD. We also have news for those with a sweet tooth and the non-meat eaters.

Ding Dong Rolls Out Seasonal Set lunch

Cod loin, green curry, clams

If you work near the veritable foodie hub that’s Amoy Street, there’s never a shortage of lunch spots. But with Ding Dong releasing a new set lunch menu every eight weeks, you’ve more than enough reason to head back to this eclectic Asian inspired restaurant. Available 12 to 3pm on Mondays to Saturdays, the two course menu is priced at $28++, featuring dishes like Adobo Duck Rilette and Cod Loin with green curry and clams. A $10++ top up will score you desserts such as Black Sesame Brownie with mandarin sorbet, or a glass of wine.

Ding Dong is located at 115 Amoy Street #01-02, Singapore 069935, p. +65 6557 0189. Open Mon-Sat 12pm-3pm, 6pm-12am. Closed Sun.

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Gattopardo’s All Sicilian Seafood Sunday Brunch


Long-time regulars of Gattopardo Ristorante di Mare will remember the epic Sunday brunches during its three-year stint at Hotel Fort Canning. Chef Lino Sauro has finally brought it to the current premises in Tanjong Pagar. Priced at $58++ for three courses, start with primo plates like Heirloom Tomato with Buffalo Mozzarella and Grilled Tiger Prawn Skewers. The myriad options for secondi and dessert include the Signature Gattopardo Sicilian Seafood Stew, Sous-vide Iberico Pork Jowl, Tiramisu, and Rhubarb Jelly with Yogurt. Simply top up $48++ for free-flow Prosecco, wines, and beer – we needn’t tell you to head down at 11.30am on the dot for maximum enjoyment.

Gattopardo Ristorante di Mare is located at 34 Tras Street, Singapore 079026, p. +65 6338 5498. Open Mon-Fri 12pm-2.30pm, 6.30pm-10.30pm, Sat 6.30pm-10.30pm, Sun 11.30am-3pm.

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Australian Cuisine Elevated with Stellar’s Antipodes Menu


Known for his brand of progressive Australian cuisine, Stellar at 1-Altitude’s Executive Chef Christopher Millar has recently introduced an eight-course tasting menu for the quintessential Stellar dining experience. Drawing on Chef Millar’s Australian heritage and global culinary adventures, diners can look forward to dishes like Spanner Crab Risotto and Grilled Foie Gras Terrine as well as innovative twists to Australian classics like Homemade Vegemite on Toast and Bacon & Eggs (a dessert of sheep’s milk yoghurt mousseline, bacon soil, and elderflower honey). Priced at $190++ per person, the Antipodes Menu is only available for dinner with additional wine pairing at $115++ per person.

Stellar at 1-Altitude is located at Level 62, 1 Raffles Place, Singapore 048616, p. +65 6438 0410. Open Mon-Fri 12pm-2pm, 6.30pm-10pm, Sat 6pm-10pm, Sun 6pm-9pm.

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New Dishes at Sufood

Lion’s Mane Mushrooms with Black Pepper Sauce

Those of you with friends who are vegetarian might be familiar with Sufood, an Italian-inspired vegetarian restaurant hailing from Taiwan. Known for its thoughtful cooking techniques – so as to preserve nutritional value – Sufood’s new main courses include the flavourful Lion’s Mane Mushrooms with Black Pepper Sauce and a classic Stir-Fried Garlic Pasta (did you know garlic helps to improve iron metabolism and to fight the common cold?). The dishes are part of its seven-course menu priced at $29.80++ per person.

Sufood is located at #02-19 Raffles City, 252 North Bridge Road, Singpore 179103, p. +65 6333 5338. Open 11.30am-3pm (last order at 2.30pm), 5.30pm-10pm (last order at 9.30pm) daily.

Cat & the Fiddle’s Christmas Cheesecake


For some, chocolate and cheese are like oil and water; for others, they’re a match made in heaven. Well, the latter group will find that Cat & the Fiddle’s festive offering more than satisfying. Priced at $49.90 (1kg, serves 8-10), Happy, Merry, Boozy! features couveture chocolate mousse topping a layer of soft, moist brandy-infused chocolate sponge. Within the velvety mousse, you’ll find brandied cherries and dark sweet cherries. An early bird discount of 20% applies to orders made now till 31 November 2016.

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Top Image: Heirloom Tomato with Buffalo Mozzarella, Gattopardo

Chief Editor

Emily heads the editorial team on City Nomads by being a stickler for details, a grammar Nazi, and a really picky eater. Born and bred in Singapore, she loves cats, the written word, and exploring new places. Can be bribed with quality booze across the board.

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