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

Are you a sucker for the earthy black truffle? If so, you won’t want to miss the upcoming series of Black Truffles Dinners by FOC’s Nandu Jubany. Incidentally, this week also sees beautiful new small plates at Neon Pigeon, a jazzy weekend brunch at Montreux Jazz Café, and more.

Neon Pigeon Introduces 13 New Dishes
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Neon Pigeon, the laid-back Japanese izakaya along Singapore’s former red light district, has added a spanking 13 new dishes to its sharing plates menu, designed by Chef Justin Hammond to surprise the eye just as it does your palate. Expect creations that stay true to Japanese flavours, and at the same time, break away from traditions to create exceptionally unique sensations – including the likes of Celery Tsukemono, Baby Scallops, Charcoal-grilled Barracuda, Miso Grilled Clams, Octopus Leg, Duck Liver Okonomiyaki, and for dessert, a tangy Japanese Citrus Curd.

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

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A Hearty Brunch of Gourmet Sandwiches At District 10
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Come the weekend, embrace a selection of new gourmet sandwiches at District 10 Bar & Restaurant as part of its ongoing weekend brunch. Enjoy the cheesy goodness of the Duck Confit Sandwich ($18) – made with pulled duck confit, melted provolone and mozzarella on parmesan-crusted sourdough – and the Hawaiian-inspired Grilled BBQ Pork and Pineapple Sandwich ($16). Other must-tries include the Tuna Sandwich ($14 – it’s more of a croissant, really) or Chicken with Pancetta and Mushroom Sandwich ($16), served with a lovely button mushroom salsa.

District 10 Bar & Restaurant is located at 81 Clemenceau Ave #01-15/16/17, UE Square Shopping Mall Singapore 239917, p. +65 6738 4788.

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Special Black Truffle Dinners by Nandu Jubany at FOC Restaurants
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Nandu Jubany – the much-lauded Spanish chef behind the three FOC restaurants – will be personally helming his kitchens for three days next week for three unique black truffle menus. On 6 March, FOC Hongkong Street sees a magnificent seven-course menu ($228++ per person) with dishes like Shrimp Risotto with Black Truffle and Millefeuilles with Foie Gras, Caramelized Apple and Black Truffle.

It’s a more casual affair on 7 March at the all-day bodega Pim Pam by FOC, seeing a la carte specials such as Spanish Estrellados Scrambled Eggs with Jamon Iberico and Black Truffle. At FOC Sentosa on 8 March, look forward to a convivial nine-course dinner ($228++ per person) that’s all about sharing, featuring plates like Lamb Papillote with Seasonal Vegetables and Black Truffle.

Available 6 March at FOC Hongkong Street (40 Hongkong St, Singapore 059679), 7 March at Pim Pam by FOC (442 Orchard Rd #01-29, Singapore 238879), 8 March at FOC Sentosa (110 Tanjong Beach Walk, Singapore 098943).

Goodwood Park Hotel Celebrates International Women’s Day
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In celebration of International Women’s Day, Goodwood Park Hotel is offering delightful perks for ladies in the month of March. Indulge in a delectable Weekday Ladies Set Lunch ($38++, with minimum three ladies dining) at the famous Gordon Grill and take 38% off every order of the Continental restaurant’s signature Crêpe Suzette. Similarly, until 8 March, every group of eight guests with at least three ladies will be given a generous 38% discount on a la carte orders. What’s more, enjoy an exquisite English Afternoon Tea Buffet at L’Espresso for only $38++.

Goodwood Park Hotel is located at 22 Scotts Rd, Singapore 228221, p. +65 6737 7411. See individual restaurants for opening hours.

Montreux Jazz Café Unveils Singapore’s First Weekend Jazz Brunch
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There’s never going to be a dull moment at Singapore’s first ever Sunday Jazz Brunch, a concept that’s currently trending in cities like New York and London. Amidst the backdrop of groovy live jazz music from Singapore’s brightest talents, imbibe free-flow champagne, feast on all-you-can-eat raclette cheese, meats from live carving stations, and dishes like Pork Ribs, Portobello Stacks, Fluffy Pancake, Eggs Benedict and the BB King Cheese Burger. To top it off, dedicated kids entertainers will be on hand to enthral the younglings on Sundays. Priced at $98++ (free-flow alcohol), $78++ (non-alcoholic), and $16++ for the littlies.

Available Sat-Sun 11am – 3pm. Montreux Jazz Café is located at Pan Pacific Orchard, 10 Claymore Road Singapore 229540, p. +65 6733 0091. 

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Gary is one of those proverbial jack of all trades… you know the rest. When not writing about lifestyle and culture, he dabbles in photography, graphic design, plays four instruments and is a professional wearer of bowties. His greatest weakness: spending more money on clothes than he probably should. Find him across the social world as @grimlay

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