This month's F&B offerings include new restaurant openings, promotions for Ramadan as well as thematic offerings for the upcoming Easter weekend too.
We will be introducing a couple of new restaurants, highlighting promotions that we have came across for Ramadan as well as a list of thematic offerings centering around Easter too! So read on and find out more!
Don Dae Bak and Hai Di Lao Opening At Downtown East
A couple of popular restaurants have opened at Downtown East. The traditional Korean barbecue restaurant, Don Dae Bak opens at E!Avenue #01-302, serving high quality beef and pork belly cooked in the 100% charcoal.
Also opening at Downtown East is Haidilao Hot Pot. Known as one of the top hot pot restaurants, Haidilao will be locatead at E!Avenue #02-344.
Les Bouchons, Known For Steaks Frites, Opens At Rochester
Venue: 10 Rochester Park, Rochester Commons, Singapore 139221
Opening hours: Tuesday - Sunday: From 10 am
Les Bouchons at Rochester Commons (‘Les Bouchons Rochester’) is housed in an iconic black and white bungalow built in the 1940s. and is surrounded by a verdant al fresco area.
Well-known for classic and value-for-money Steak Frites and French cuisine, families can indulge your steak cravings at the chain's latest outlet sited at the junction of Rochester Park and Vista Exchange Green, right opposite Star Vista
Hilton Singapore Orchard Presents An Elevated All-Day Dining Experience At Estate
Venue: Hilton Singapore Orchard, Level 5, 333 Orchard Road, Singapore 238867.
Opening Hours: 12 pm - 2.30 pm, and 6.30 pm - 10.30 pm
Estate is the residential all-day dining restaurant of the newly opened Hilton Singapore Orchard. Central to Estate’s dining experience are the residential-style open kitchens that set the stage for a live display of culinary showmanship as the chefs whip up tantalising dishes à la minute in full view of guests.
Pop-Up Cafe, Kumoya Introduces My Little Pony
Venue: 181 Orchard Rd, Orchard Central #04-08, Singapore 238896
Date: From 24 Mar 2022 (for a limited time)
Opening Hours: 11 am - 9.30 pm (Last order Mains at 8 pm and all other menu items at 8.30 pm)
Kumoya Cafe is well-known for its cute and Instagram-worthy themes that rotate every few months. Following the whimsical Molang, and Spongebob-themed pop-up cafes, they are now bringing us the much-adored stars from My Little Pony! Time to bring the little fans down for a visit!
The café has been transformed into a magical world land of rainbows, stars and clouds featuring your kids (and perhaps your) favourite My Little Pony stars, Twilight Sparkle, Pinkie Pie, Rainbow Dash, Rarity, Fluttershy and Apple Jack. You will also get to enjoy a special My Little Pony themed menu magically concocted by the Kumoya kitchen team together with the popular Little Miss Bento (Shirley Wong).
Tapas,24 to launch NEW dishes this April
Venue: The Quayside, 60 Robertson Quay, #01-04, S238252
The much-loved Barcelonian concept Tapas,24, known for its use of Spanish ingredients in traditional tapas with a twist is launching new dishes in April, including the Bacalao “pil pil” ($22) exclusively available only for Easter from 12 to 17 April 2022! Cod is prepared sous vide at 55 degrees Celsius with olive oil, garlic, and cayenne pepper, and served with a thick “pil pil” sauce made with the leftover liquid in the vacuum bag packed with collagen from the cod. The dish is complete with a josper oven-roasted smoked eggplant puree, lightly charred cauliflower and smooth pumpkin compote.
The Summer Salad ($14) is a revitalising medley of mini mozzarella rounds, fresh cherry tomatoes, and cantaloupe melon spheres, finished with generous strips of thinly-sliced Japanese cucumber and basil vinaigrette. Zamburniñas ($12) presents three pieces of prized baby scallops atop simply-seasoned celeriac puree placed on individual scallop half-shells, each topped with a pleasant spoonful of green apple vinaigrette.
L’Angélus Launches Set Lunch and All-Day Set
Venue: 85 Club Street, S069453
Singapore’s oldest single-location traditional French restaurant since 1998, L’Angélus is known for consistently serving top quality authentic French cuisine coupled with friendly service and value-for-money set menus. For a hearty weekday lunch, the 3-course *Set Lunch ($32) is available from **Monday to Friday, between 12 to 2pm – comprising of a choice from four Entrées including the uncommon Pâté “Grand-Mère”: home-made chicken liver and pork pâté “grand-mère style”; a choice from four Plats – including the popular crowd-favourite, Steak Frites; as well as a choice from two desserts or coffee and tea. An option to top-up just $9.90 for a glass of house wine – red, white or rosè – is also available for a decadent finish to the meal.
A three-course *All-Day Set (^$68) is also available **all-week offering more premium selections, inclusive of a choice from four Entrées including a coveted Foie Gras Poelé with unique Bak Kwa sauce and hawthorn purée; a choice from four Plats such as the luxurious Tartare De Bœuf or beef tartare “au Couteau” (hand-cut with a knife), as well as a choice from three classic desserts.
Sentosa and Brewerkz join hands to launch Jubilee Edition Islander Brew
Photo Credits: Sentosa Development Corporation
Availability: Participating Sentosa dining establishments, supermarkets, and online retail stores
Date: Available until 31 Dec 2022
Sentosa Development Corporation (SDC) has teamed up with Brewerkz to launch the resort island’s Jubilee Edition Islander Brew, adding a brand new flavour inspired by Sentosa’s plants to the Islander Brew series!
The limited Jubilee Edition Islander Brew features the Lychee Pale Ale flavour, inspired by Sentosa’s “island lychee” trees (Pometia pinnata). A marriage of various beer styles, the intricate yet subtle greatness of lychee is complemented with a silky mouthfeel. Previous Islander Brew series were also inspired by plants found in Sentosa: cocoa, lime, jasmine and nutmeg.
Not just a unique flavour, do look out for the unique visuals on the Jubilee Edition Islander Brew cans, which depict various landmarks, both past and present, from Sentosa’s 50-year transformation into one of the world’s leading leisure destinations today. These include Sentosa’s former monorail, Sentosa Ferry Terminal, Fort Siloso, Universal Studios Singapore and more.
Try 7-Eleven’s New Comfort Food Menu of Ready-to-Eat Local Delights
Availability: Selected 7-Eleven Stores
7-Eleven is launching a brand-new selection of Asian ready-to-eat dishes to help you satisfy your local food cravings 24/7! The range includes
- 7-SELECT Seafood Pao Fan (U.P. $6.50) is Asian comfort food at its best. In Mandarin, pao fan means ‘submerged rice’ and this Teochew-style dish is exactly that! Cooked rice is served in a light seafood-based broth, soaking up all that delicious goodness.
- 7-SELECT Seafood Hor Fun (U.P. $5.80) is our version of one of the most popular, crowd-favourite zi char dishes. Silky smooth hor fun noodles tossed in a rich, thick gravy and topped with fish cake slices, prawn, squid and cai xin. Wok hei can be savoured in every bite, making this dish a satisfying meal at any time of the day!
- Taste Asia Kapitan Chicken with Blue Pea Rice (U.P. $5.50) is a seriously sedap and super convenient meal for one. Kapitan Chicken is an iconic Peranakan dish. A generous serving of striking blue pea rice prepared using butterfly pea flowers, aromatic coconut milk and pandan leaves, makes for the perfect accompaniment.
- Selection of Dim Sum on the go! Normally, you’d only get to savour this traditional comfort food at a sit-down meal. But now you can get your dim sum fix quickly and conveniently with the latest range from SMH Food Enterprise. Simply pop into the microwave and enjoy!
Other exciting goodies are also available at the open chiller in selected 7-Eleven stores.
PastaMania Introduces 2 New Dishes For Ramadan
Dates: 28 Mar - 8 May 2022
Ramadan is a time of unity when Muslims from all over the world come together to commemorate their faith. PastaMania honours this sacred month with two new main courses – Sambal Prawn Pasta and Curry Seafood Baked Rice, available for a la carte and set meal orders.
50% Off Nasi Ambeng @ Penang Cafe
Up to 50% OFF Nasi Ambeng Feast for 4pax
- Dine-in and takeaway: $59.90 (UP $119.80)
- Islandwide Delivery: $83.90 (UP $119.80) from https://delivery.penangculture.com.sg
- Available from 1st April to 1st May 2022
From 1 April to 1 May, enjoy up to 50% OFF Penang Culture’s Nasi Ambeng Feast, available for dine-in, takeaway and islandwide delivery.
The Nasi Ambeng Feast for 4pax comprises White Garlic Chicken Cutlet, Satay Chicken, Beef Rendang, BBQ Stingray, Sambal Prawns, French Bean with Tempeh, Sambal Eggs, Shredded Coconut, Vegetable Cracker with fragrant steamed white rice. Wash everything down with the complimentary 1.5-litre bottle of Pepsi that comes together with the feast.
Available only once a year, blink and you might miss it!
BURGS Introduces Limited-Edition Flavours
Dates: 2 Apr - 2 May 2022
Specially for the occasion, local fast-casual Muslim-owned burger brand Burgs looks to the signature flavours of Ramadan bazaars that every local knows and loves.
Burgs recreates the familiar flavours of Ramadan bazaars like Chicken Satay Burger ($6.80) and Beef Roti John ($7.50), complete with sides like Cheesy Butter Corn Cup ($2.50) and Bandung Soda Float ($5.90). Muslim fans can break their fast with Ramadan bundles made for easy takeaways.
Swensen’s Ramadan Flavours
Dates: 1 Apr - 15 May 2022
What’s a celebration without cake? Create sweet memories this festive with Swensen’s new, showstopper Nasi Lemak Ice Cream Cake! An ode to Singapore’s well-loved, local culinary heritage, the limited edition creation boasts a ‘Fried Chicken’ ice cream sprinkled with roasted peanuts on top, alongside a sunny side up egg and a dollop of sambal chilli crafted from fondant. The realistic confection is made from two decadent ice cream layers: Kueh Salat ice cream at the bottom, and Coconut ice cream at the top. The Nasi Lemak Ice Cream Cake is priced at $53.80+ and will be available for takeaway only.
Also not to be missed is the returning favourite Nasi Lemak Burger ($15.80++) featuring two fluffy brioche buns that sandwich a juicy fried chicken leg with crunchy cucumber slices, roasted peanuts and ikan bilis that all comes together with the fiery sambal chilli. Served with coleslaw and Swensen’s signature french fries. Pasta lovers will also be thrilled with forkfuls of King Prawn Pasta Goreng ($15.80).
Feeling peckish? Swensen’s Ramadan Family Platter ($28.80+) makes for the perfect starter to share. Good for 4 pax, each platter comes with toothsome bites of Popcorn Chicken, Calamari, Breaded Fish, Cheesesticks, Wings and Drumlets, and French Fries. Don’t forget to dip them in Swensen’s house special Curry Tartar and Sambal Chilli sauces! For something sweet, go for the Cheese Pisang Goreng ($12.80) that is baked not fried, and generously topped with grated cheddar and luscious hazelnut spread.
Pop-Up Kueh Booths @ NTUC Fairprice
Dates: 29 Mar - 4 May 2022
Back by popular demand! NTUC FairPrice will be bringing back its Pop Up Kueh booth! This year, there will be a total of 10 outlets doling out tapak kuda, kek kukus, homemade Raya kuih, marble cake, traditional Malay kueh, etc. Insta-worthy baked goodies such as the Rainbow Nutella Swiss Roll ($18) will also be back.
The pop-ups will only be available in the following 10 outlets.
- FairPrice SingPost Centre
- FairPrice Joo Chiat Complex
- FairPrice Bedok North
- FairPrice Tampines Mall
- FairPrice Tampines Hub
- FairPrice Whitesands
- FairPrice Xtra VivoCity
- FairPrice Woodlands Civic Centre
- FairPrice Northpoint City
- FairPrice Jurong Point
Deliveroo Singapore's Easter Hunt
Date: 15 - 17 Apr 2022
Time: 12 pm - 2 pm
Keep your eyes peeled, and cameras ready as Deliveroo brings its Easter egg hunt to the streets of Singapore over the Easter weekend! Spot one of 20 “Deliveroo Bunnies”, Deliveroo’s friendly riders decked out in Easter accessories, and stand a chance to win $20 worth of Deliveroo credits!
These specially dressed rides will be donning bunny ears on their helmets, a bunny face mask and even a little bunny tail attached to their delivery bag. The riders will be covering the central areas of Chinatown, Clarke Quay, Orchard and Bugis as well as special appearances in the heartland districts of Katong, Tampines and Toa Payoh.
Be sure to take a photo when you spot a “Deliveroo Bunny” and head over to Deliveroo’s official Facebook page to share it and be in the running for the prize.
Estate Presents A Grand Easter Champagne Buffet Lunch
Venue: Level 5, Hilton Singapore Orchard, 333 Orchard Road, Singapore 238867
Date: 17 April 2022, 12 pm - 3 pm
Price: $118++ / $168++ (with free flow alcohol), $59 (5 - 12 years old)
On Easter Sunday, April 17 2022, Estate, the residential all-day dining buffet restaurant of the new Hilton Singapore Orchard, will host a special Grand Easter Champagne Buffet Lunch as well as various fun-filled activities for families to celebrate the occasion.
Diners who make reservations for the Easter Champagne Buffet Lunch will also be pampered with a series of kids’ activities available exclusively on Easter Sunday. This includes pottery making classes, and egg hunting at the roof garden to get into the spirit of Easter.
To add to the festive cheer, there will be a Best Dressed Competition for children aged 12 years and under who come dressed in an Easter-themed outfit. Each child will receive a special goodie bag, and the Best Dressed will stand a chance to win a two day one night’s stay in a King Premium Family Room inclusive of breakfast.
For more information, or to make a reservation, visit www.hiltonsingaporeorchard.com/estate.
Enjoy An Easter Wonderland at Goodwood Park Hotel
Venue: Goodwood Park Hotel Restaurants
Date: 17 Apr 2022, 10.30 am - 1 pm and 2 pm - 4.30 pm
Price: $98++ per adult | $58.80++ per child (6 - 11 years old)
The Easter Sunday Mega Brunch will be an indulgent feast of international favourites across three dining establishments.
Diners are invited to enjoy a wide range of breakfast favourites, salads and Japanese delights at L’Espresso, along with Chicken Shawarma and Pasta alla Routa (pasta in cheese wheel) stations located at the terrace, adjacent to the restaurant. They can also indulge to their heart’s content with a fine selection of appetisers, cold cuts, chilled seafood and cheeses, followed by meaty choices of Glazed Ham, Oven-Roasted U.S. Whole Prime Rib and Slow-roasted Lamb Rack with Pistachio Crust from the wagon at Gordon Grill. For local favourites, Coffee Lounge is the next stop, where familiar comforting choices such as Taiwan Porridge, Satay, Laksa, and Nyonya Kueh await.
Families can also expect the hotel’s grand glass marquee to be converted to a playhouse of fun, games and excitement, complete with a Bouncy Castle and complimentary Zumba classes for both adults and children
Reservations can be done at https://www.goodwoodparkhotel.com/dining.
Toast to Easter with an Italian Brunch at Zafferano
Venue: Ocean Financial Centre, 10 Collyer Quay, Level 43, Singapore 049315
Date: 16 Apr 2022, 12 pm - 3 pm
Price: $118++ / $198++ (with free flow alcohol)
Zafferano celebrates the joy of Easter with a lavish feast as generous as a traditional Italian festive table. Indulge in sharing portions of appetisers and primi, while main courses and desserts are individually plated.
Each guest selects their choice of main course from three dishes that highlight treasures from land and sea. The charcoal grilled meats present tender Angus beef striploin with potato mousseline, broccoletti, and truffle jus, as well as a succulent herb-crusted lamb rack prepared with New Zealand spring lamb. A symbol of Easter, the lamb is served with crisp eggplant cannolo and toasted pine nuts. The third option showcases roasted Mediterranean seabass sourced from the Sardinian coast, paired with the light, refreshing flavours of zucchini terrine and ramsons.
An Easter Feast of Japanese Wagyu at The Gyu Bar
Venue: 30 Stevens Road, #01-08, Singapore 257840
Date: 1 - 30 Apr 2022
Celebrate the joys of Easter with a sumptuous spread of delights at The Gyu Bar. This Easter, the beef specialist presents an exclusive a la carte menu showcasing Hida wagyu and Okinawa eggs.
For starters, the Wagyu Tamago Yaki ($12++ for 3 pieces) features layers of Okinawa egg omelette encasing sirloin slices that are slow-cooked in a sweet sujini sauce of sake, mirin, and special shoyu for 24 hours. Another delectable starter is the Wagyu and Uni served with Onsen Tamago ($25++), highlighting Hokkaido uni crowning soft-boiled egg and luscious wagyu tartare.
Hearty one-bowl dishes comprise of Japanese curry rice and ochazuke. The Wagyu Katsu Curry Rice Onsen Tamago ($68++) presents sirloin steak katsu, soft-boiled egg, and Japanese curry on a bed of steamed Hokkaido rice.
The Ishiyaki Wagyu Tamago Chazuke ($48++) brings forth the rich flavours of Hida wagyu in two styles. Steamed Hokkaido rice, sirloin slices, raw egg yolk, shio kombu, spring onions, nori, and sesame seeds are first mixed in a hot stone bowl. The flavoursome rice can be enjoyed on its own, or as a comforting chazuke with a generous pour of house-made dashi and oolong tea.
For reservations & enquiries:
- Phone +65 9150 3164
- Email email@example.com
Easter Celebrations With Da Paolo
Herald in a joyous and meaningful Easter season symbolic of spring and new life with celebrations filled with Da Paolo’s Easter highlights. Revel in this traditional holiday the Italian way with a charming Easter spread, perfect for
enjoying with family and friends!
Back again for the second year are Da Paolo’s Easter Hot Cross Buns ($3.90 per piece), available daily from 1 to 30 April. A spiced sweet soft bread with English origins, these hot cross buns are typically eaten warm on Good Friday. Each hot cross bun serves one and is best enjoyed warm with slices of cold butter sprinkled with sea salt to balance out the natural sweetness of the bread.
Indulge in Da Paolo’s Colomba ($88 each), handmade in Italy by Da Paolo’s artisanal bakers who use multi-generational, time-honoured techniques to craft these delectable dove-shaped Easter cakes signifying peace and renewal. The soft and fragrant Colomba is made with meticulously selected ingredients and sourdough that is risen slowly and naturally.
How about going on a picnic? Made more convenient with Da Paolo’s Easter Picnic Basket ($196.20, Usual price $218 - available online). Carefully curated and generously packed with delicious Easter goodies for both the young and young at heart, the basket includes Da Paolo’s Colomba Classica (750G), La Perla Mini Chocolate Easter Eggs Bag (200g), Hot Cross Buns (4 pieces), and a thirst-quenching Bellini (750ml) to sip on a sunny day.
Da Paolo’s Easter offerings can be purchased online for delivery and self-pickup, or in-store from now till 30 April 2022, while stocks last. Order online at https://gastronomia-foodtoorder.dapaolo.com.sg/.
Celebrate the Joy of Easter at Binary
Venue: #01-01A, 390 Orchard Road, Singapore 238871
Date: 17 April 2022, 11.30 am - 3.30 pm only
Price: $48++ per pax, min 2 pax
Partake in the jubilant Easter celebration at Binary with a special Easter Brunch Menu. Four delectable courses – Bread, Egg, Sunday Roast with Sides, and Desserts – showcase Asian and Western flavours across a variety of choices.
Brunch begins with the gastro-bar’s Signature Kubaneh Bread, the popular pull-apart rolls made in-house served with garlic butter and kombu butter. The warm appetiser is followed by Eggs, Sunday Roast, Sides, and Desserts, each with a
sumptuous array of dishes to choose from.
Supplement the celebration with Binary’s 2-hour free-flow beverage packages. The House Package ($48++ per person) includes a selection of house wines, Moscato D’Asti, Binary Brew, Binary Spritz, as well as soft drinks and juice. Alternatively, opt for the Premium Package ($88++ per person), inclusive of
an extensive selection of premium house wines, Louis Roederer 242 Brut, Binary’s signature cocktails, and a selection of gin, vodka, and whiskey.
Reservations can be made directly with Binary via WhatsApp at +65 9363 0101 or Chope at https://www.chope.co/singapore-restaurants/restaurant/binary.
Festive Easter Feasting At LeVeL33
Venue: 8 Marina Boulevard, #33-01 Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower 1, Singapore 018981
Date: 15 to 17 April 2022, 11.30 am - 2.30 pm
Price: $108 for 2 pax
This Easter weekend, the world’s highest urban microbrewery, LeVeL33 delivers a delicious feast for the celebrations. For those who wish to eat the traditional Easter protein lamb, look forward to a special Easter weekend set ($108++, good for 2) available only for three days!
The set includes a Slow-Roasted Australian Lamb Shoulder that features a pasture-fed white Pyrenees lamb sourced from Central Victoria. Cured for 3 hours in aromatic rosemary and thyme, then slow-cooked for 12 hours till fork-tender, the succulent lamb shoulder is paired with a sweet and tangy glaze made from their own house-brewed Stout and a gently aged balsamic vinegar.
The juicy tender lamb is accompanied by a crisp red Australian cabbage sliced chiffonade, enriched with savoury pecorino cheese and brightened with a Lager vinaigrette. Also presented on the plate are crunchy fluffy hasselback potatoes roasted to perfection in a flavoursome yeast butter, for you to enjoy along with that amazing city skyline.
Les Bouchons Special Easter Menu
Les Bouchons presents a special menu this Easter from 11 to 17 April 2022 – an indulgent platter comprising two pieces each of succulent Grilled Lamb Chop with Herbes de Provence featuring halal-certified lamb rack from Australia; flavourful Lamb Merguez; as well as Brochettes of Marinated Lamb featuring Australian grass-fed lamb skewered with red capsicums and red onions, served with free-flow homemade fries and two bowls of mixed salad ($80, good for two).
A Fun-Filled Easter With The Marmalade Pantry’s Easter Gift Collection
Date: Till 17 April 2022
The Marmalade Pantry offers a cracking good time this Easter with its special Easter Gift Collection. Available from now till 17 April 2022, the home-grown bistro is offering its Cracking Surprises Easter Egg ($38++; 21cm by 35cm), alongside dine-in and gifting options.
Available for takeaway, delivery, and dine-in at all outlets and online, crack open the chocolate egg using the accompanying mini wooden hammer to reveal an abundance of jellybeans, varying colours of mini and flower-shaped marshmallows, as well as mini chocolates in shapes of bunnies and ducks. The chocolate egg is available for purchase at a special price of $30+ with any online purchase
Families may purchase the following sets with the chocolate egg too!
- The Eggcellent Easter Tea Set ($96++) comprises the chocolate egg as well as a Periwinkle Afternoon Tea Set for two. This set is exclusive to Downtown, Novena and ION outlets
- The Cracking Surprises Easter Egg is paired together with a box of six signature cupcakes in the Mixed Joy Cupcake Set ($64++).
- The Easter Bunny’s Joyful Basket ($88+) includes a Cracking Surprises Easter Egg, six pieces of Baker and Cook’s Hot Cross Buns, and a bunny soft toy in colours of either white, pink, yellow, or blue. The Easter Bunny’s Joyful Basket is an online exclusive set and The Marmalade Pantry will be donating $1 to the Breast Cancer Foundation with every purchase of the basket!