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Foodie Spotlight: June 2019

Satisfy your tummy with a well-deserved sumptuous meal with friends and family. We rounded up some of the must-visit restaurants in the city so you can get your cravings fixed: from the healthier options to more sinful bites.

Bakerzin

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With Bakerzin’s newest branch at Raffles Hospital, you can have your cravings for delectable tarts fixed—from Chocolate Orange Tart and Blueberry Cheese Tart to Matcha Orange Tart. If you’re looking for healthier options while staying or visiting someone at Raffles, worry not. They have healthy salads such as Yakiniku Salad, Smoked Salmon Salad, and Nicoise Salad, and light bites such as the Spinach Mushroom Quesadilla and Beef Yakiniku Sandwich. Kids will also love their Mini Burgers with Smiley Fries and Ham & Cheese Macaroni.

Price: S$6 to S$18 per dish
Address: 585 North Bridge, #01-08 Raffles Hospital, Singapore 188770
Opening Hours: Daily, 8am to 9pm

Resorts World Sentosa’s Dumpling Feast

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From 6 May to 7 June, get a taste of premium rice dumplings by Resorts World Sentosa’s five celebrity chef restaurants—Feng Shui Inn, Forest森, Tangerine, Syun, and Osia Steak and Seafood Grill. Its signature five-in-one Dumpling Feast commemorates the celebration of the annual Dragon Boat Festival, with gourmet rice dumplings bound to excite your taste buds and bring lots of joy.

Don’t miss out on Feng Shui Inn’s luxurious Hong Kong Fisherman Abalone and Chicken Rice Dumpling, which contains three whole 10-head abalone from Australia; Forest’s succulent Braised Pork Belly Chestnut Rice Dumpling, specially curated pork rice dumplings perfect for meat lovers; Osia Steak and Seafood Grill’s rice dumpling, an exciting modern interpretation of the classic pork dumpling that features a tender, juicy cut of Iberico Pork Pluma; Lemongrass-Scented Iberico Pork Mushroom Rice Dumpling, stuffed with delicious Iberico pork seasoned with spiced lemongrass soy sauce, Iberico chorizo, and braised mushrooms; and Syun’s Unagi Rice Dumpling, featuring the famous grilled Japanese unagi.

Available only for takeaway, the King of Dumplings set (S$108 nett) is presented in an elegant three-tiered bamboo steamer that is reusable and convenient for reheating. A three-day preorder is required.

Price: S$108 nett (S$98 nett for RWS Invites and Genting Reward members)
Address: 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore

Katong Kitchen

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Enjoy an extensive dinner buffet with local and Asian fares such as Rendang Roasted Ribeye, Satay Marinated Oven Roasted Lamb Leg, Soup Kambing, Ayam Masak Merah, and Oxtail Rendang. Dining in Katong Kitchen gives you an authentic Asian cuisine experience with its old, traditional classics and modern creations from Chinese, Malay, Indian, Eurasian and uniquely Singaporean dishes. Other must-try dishes include their signature Katong Laksa, the Peranakan Ayam Buah Leluak, Kueh Pie Tee, and Beef Rendang.

Price: Ranges from S$50++ for weekdays (Monday to Thursday) and S$60++ for weekends (Friday to Sunday)
Address: 25 Marine Parade, Village Hotel Katong, Level 4, Singapore 449536
Opening Hours: Mon-Fri: 12pm to 2:30pm and Sat & Sun: 12pm to 3pm (Buffet Lunch); Daily, 6:30pm to 10pm (Buffet Dinner)

Straits Cafe

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Halal-certified Straits Café offers a savoury buffet spread of regional fare that features the Favourites of the Straits, drawing flavours from Penang, Melaka, Ipoh, Kuala Lumpur, and Singapore. In addition to popular dishes such as KL Prawn Noodles, Klang Chic Kut Teh, and Ipoh Chicken Rice, diners can look forward to specialties such as Daging Masak Kicap (Beef with Sweet Soya Sauce), Ayam Goreng Berempah, and Oxtail Soup. Sweeten the meal with desserts such as the Ondeh Ondeh cake.

Price: Ranges from S$54++ for weekdays (Monday to Thursday) and S$62++ for weekends (Friday to Sunday)
Address: 9 Bras Basah Rd Rendezvous Hotel Singapore, Level 1 Singapore 189559
Opening Hours: Mon to Fri, 12pm to 2:30pm and Sat & Sun, 12pm to 3pm (Buffet Lunch); Daily, 6:30pm to 10pm (Buffet Dinner)

Saltwater

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Away from the hustle and bustle of Singapore’s city life, Saltwater offers a relaxing break that will fill your tummy to brim with specialties such as Hummus with Pita Bread, Kambing Soup, Beef Rendang, Ayam Panggang, and the sweet dessert pastry Baklava. Feast on fresh seafood and juicy meats cooked a la minute by the chefs at Saltwater’s Chill & Grill station, which is usually available only during Fridays, weekends, and public holidays. Don’t ever miss out on the classics including Saltwater’s award-winning Nonya Laksa, Oxtail Stew, DIY Rojak, and Durian Pengat Shooters.

Price: Ranges from S$50++ for weekdays (Monday to Thursday) and S$60++ for weekends (Friday to Sunday)
Address: 1 Netheravon Rd Village Hotel Changi, Level 1 Singapore 508502
Opening Hours: Mon to Fri, 12pm to 2:30pm and Sat & Sun, 12pm to 3pm (Buffet Lunch); Daily, 6:30pm to 10pm (Buffet Dinner)

AquaMarine

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Bond over a hearty meal at AquaMarine, which offers Halal-certified meals such as Deep-fried Crispy Prawn Vadai, 64°C Sous Vide Egg on Mutton Kacang Pool as well as Ayam Golek (Roasted Baby Poussin with Coconut Curry Gravy). Look forward to weekends too with their Oven-roasted Balinese Black Angus Prime Rib and a barbecue station serving à la minute Charcoal Grilled Lamb Spare Rib, Giant Squid, Scampi, and Otah-otah that will surely take your palate around the world.

Price: Ranges from S$73++ to S$83 per adult; S$36.50 to S$41.50 per child
Address: Level 4, Marina Mandarin Singapore 6 Raffles Boulevard Marina Square, Singapore 039594
Opening Hours: 6:30am to 10pm

Impossible Foods via Deliveroo

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Get a hold of the award-winning Impossible Burger and other delicious offerings from Impossible Foods when you want it, where you want it with the launch of #ImpossiblebyDeliveroo. Fans of sustainable eating and consumption will now have their cravings fixed with the availability of Impossible Foods via the delivery service, Deliveroo. This service is perfect for those who want to start consuming consciously, knowing that they will soon be able to easily order-in a delicious plant-based Impossible meal from the Deliveroo app.