The term ‘Peranakan’ is used to distinguish Chinese immigrants who settled down in Southeast Asia in the late nineteenth century. Males are referred to as Babas while females are called Nyonyas. Till today, the Peranakan culture is still very much alive as Singaporeans love the rich and distinctive flavours of Malay, Chinese and Indonesian cooking.
The traditional Peranakan cuisine is huge on spices, herbs and condiments so their dishes are naturally more full-flavoured and spicy as compared to the usual Chinese food. For a taste of authentic Peranakan food, you cannot go wrong at Spice Brasserie in PARKROYAL On Kitchener Road. You’d be happy to know that Executive Sous Chef Jimmy Bong is a true Baba with full Peranakan roots.
The all-new Baba and Nyonya Seafood Buffet spread will evoke nostalgia with exciting ‘live’ stations such as Cuba Lobster BBQ with Assam Manis, Crab Assam Pedas in Claypot, Chili Lime with Boiled Gong Gong and Cockle, as well as other crowd-pleasers including Salted Egg Crab and Wok-Fried Bee Hoon With Lala.
From 01 Mar to 31 May 2018, quote ‘Ladyironchef’ to enjoy Spice Brasserie’s Baba & Nyonya Seafood Dinner Buffet at S$99++ for 2 pax. This special offer is only applicable for dinner buffets on Thursdays to Sundays. READ ON
Pan Pacific Orchard Singapore’s 10 at Claymore has done it yet again; Chef Andy and his team have impressed us with yet another buffet spread that is bound to leave you salivating with anticipation.
This time, Chef Andy and his team are giving their all as the restaurant will serve its last buffet on 31 March 2018. Pan Pacific Orchard, Singapore will close for redevelopment from 1 April 2018, and will continue to be managed by Pan Pacific Hotels Group. That’s right, we will definitely miss our feasts at 10 at Claymore; it has been so many years and it feels like home to us.
Meanwhile, we sure look forward to the upcoming line-up which will feature ten of the all-time signature dishes in the last decade. For the month of March, enjoy a repertoire of Chef Andy’s signatures all in one seating—there will be Australian Wagyu Tomahawk Beef, Alaskan King Crab, Rack of Lamb, Pan Seared Canadian King Scallops and some of his classic Penang dishes such as Air Itam Assam Laksa, Char Koay Teow and Spicy Tiger Prawn Noodles.
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We have had the privilege of trying many stellar buffet dinners in Singapore, but this is one super epic buffet dinner at an unbelievable price; you’d be sorry if you missed it. From now until 31 Mar 2018, simply quote ‘ladyironchef’ upon making your reservations and you get to enjoy the very special price of S$105++ for 2 pax for this All-time Top 10 Eats At Claymore dinner buffet.
Deal of the year though we are only into the 2nd month of 2018? We don’t doubt that.
10 at Claymore at Pan Pacific Orchard, Singapore is a popular name when it comes to value-for-money buffet spreads and this Lunar New Year, it is no exception. Capturing the flavours of both new and traditional favourites, you can expect a lavish myriad of gourmet delicacies, diners with an affinity for gourmet delicacies that capture the essence of traditionally cooked dishes are bound to be spoilt for choice.
Indulge in a selection of auspicious delicacies that have been specially curated and masterfully executed. Luxurious as the line-up is, we are giving you an opportunity to experience it all without breaking the bank. Simply quote ‘LIC-CNY’ to enjoy the indulgent feast at S$42++ for two for the à la carte set lunch and S$108++ for two for the dinner buffet.
This exclusive promotion is valid from 22 January to 28 February 2018 from Monday to Sunday and especially just for our loyal supporters, we will also be giving you 25% savings on all other à la carte dishes for lunch on weekdays.
Locals and holidaymakers will be pleased to know that while most restaurants will be closed during the Lunar New Year, 10 at Claymore will be operating as per normal—and with a bigger and better menu comprising fresh seafood on ice, a divine dessert spread as well as an array of delicious international and Chinese New Year dishes. Now, have we got your attention yet?
When it comes to crab and seafood buffet, our minds naturally gravitate towards Chef Low and his team at Ginger at PARKROYAL on Beach Road. Drawing inspiration from Singapore’s culturally-rich ethnic landscape, the chefs at Ginger never fail to impress us with their tantalising array of seafood offerings each time we visit.
This Lunar New Year, usher the Year of the Dog with Ginger’s value-for-money buffet that will feature Boston lobsters in its Prosperity Trio. That’s right, lobster fans will be thrilled to hear that this all-day-dining restaurant is introducing a new Prosperity Lo Hei that swaps out the traditional salmon slices with luscious chunks of Boston Lobsters.
Exclusively for the dinner buffet from 05 Feb to 02 Mar 2018, every table will enjoy one complimentary serving of the Prosperity Trio—customised to suit the number of your dinner guests. The Prosperity Trio, is a new and exciting creation by Ginger that essentially comprises lavish delights such as their Prosperity Lo Hei with Boston Lobsters, Braised Sea Treasures (Pen Cai) and Wok-Fried Lobsters in Superior Stock.
Also making their debut on the buffet line are the Golden Sea Bass with Sha Sha Sauce, Barbecued Pork Ribs in Capital Sauce and Baked River Prawns with Garlic Shoyu (available from 01 Feb to 02 Mar 2018).
Quote ‘ladyironchef x Ginger CNY’ to enjoy 25% off for both the lunch and dinner buffet. That means you only pay S$36++ per adult for the lunch buffet and S$58.50++ for the dinner buffet!
PARKROYAL on Kitchener Road goes green with merriment this holiday season, adorning its halls with handcrafted Christmas ornaments made from 100% recycled and repurposed materials, whilst whipping up an impressive array of Yuletide delights to savour with your loved ones.
Spice Brasserie at PARKROYAL on Kitchener Road is one such buffet restaurant where you can expect to find a whole host of local and regional favourites as well as Yuletide classics with a touch of Asian flair.
More than just crabs, allow Executive Chef Kelvin Chuah to dazzle you with an array of choices featuring his innovative rendition of Christmas turkey that features tandoori as its primary flavour component.
At Spice Brasserie, festivities begin on 18 December 2017 with a full spread of seasonal fare to be enjoyed including Holland mussels served on ice, roasted prime beef with black pepper and mushroom sauce, as well as a bone-in gammon ham that is sure to make an impression. Takeaway orders are available until 31 December 2017.
Quote ladyironchef upon making your reservations to enjoy 20% discount (minimum of 2 persons and maximum of 10 persons per booking) for the buffet, with 1 complimentary Wine or Beer (soft drinks for those under 18 years old). This promotion is not applicable for the blackout dates on 24 and 25 Dec 2017.
If you love luxuriating in weekend brunches, then you need to check out the all-new Food Exchange at Novotel Singapore on Stevens for your next weekend indulgence.
Comfortably nestled in the spanking new Novotel Singapore on Stevens, this sleek restaurant spins up a plethora of international cuisine, allowing you to tuck into delectable food while overlooking the view of the hotel’s infinity pool.
As far as lavish Sunday brunches are concerned, freshness, quality and variety are some of the factors that we value most. Helmed by award-winning Finnish Head Chef Janne Ollikainen, the extensive buffet line at Food Exchange encompasses everything from fresh sashimi and seafood to hot cooking stations that serve up eggs, pasta and risotto à la minute, a myriad of roasted meats and more. They even have their very own DIY Bloody Mary bar so you can concoct your own brunch-time cocktail!
Food Exchange really epitomises the notion that brunch need not be stodgy to be immensely satisfying—just good quality ingredients executed properly. This Sunday Brunch is available at S$78++ per person; should you wish to further amplify your meal, a nominal top-up of S$50++ will entitle you to free-flow Moet Chandon champagne, red, white, rosé wine and draft beer.
Sunday brunches are a costly affair, but here’s the thing: what if we told you we have a special price for our readers? Simply quote ‘ladyironchef’ upon making your reservation to enjoy the Sunday Brunch at S$120 for two pax that will run from now all the way until 25 February 2018! Do note that this promotion does not include alcohol, you can top up S$50++ per pax for free-flow alcohol.
With so many festive lights adorning the streets of Orchard Road and Christmas carols being played all across town, there is no denying that the holiday we have all been waiting for is finally here. That’s right, it means that it is time to shop without restraint and more importantly, feast like there’s no tomorrow.
This Yuletide season, prepare to embark on a gastronomic adventure with the endless array of tasty offerings by highly renowned buffet restaurants such as Royale at Mercure Singapore Bugis, Edge at Pan Pacific and the unbeatable 10 at Claymore at Pan Pacific Orchard, Singapore. From roast lamb to a gorgeously carved Christmas turkey as well as an array of delectable local and international dishes and desserts, this is perhaps something worthy of your year-end holiday plans this year.
If the thought of whipping up a Christmas feast at home frightens you, why not head out for a merry buffet instead? It takes the hassle away from all that tedious prep and all you have to do is literally sit back and stuff yourself silly. Here are 5 Christmas buffets in Singapore this year that you and your loved ones can indulge in this Christmas—just be sure to make your bookings early!
Our readers get to enjoy exclusive promotions to these Christmas buffets in Singapore. ‘Tis the season to eat, drink and be merry. READ ON
Christmas is less than twenty sleeps away and we are all psyched for a festive Yuletide with our loved ones over a good buffet dinner. Whenever we want something that suits the dynamics of a family with three generations, one of our favourite spots is PARKROYAL on Beach Road’s all-day-dining restaurant, Ginger.
Drawing inspiration from Singapore’s diverse cuisines and cultural influences, what diners can look forward to at Ginger this festive month is a value-for-money buffet spread that comprises both local delights and traditional festive roasts—few of which are given a lick of Asian flavours for that special kick.
Helmed by our friend Executive Chef Low Hoe Kiat, Ginger will showcase thematic dishes such as Oven-Roasted Goose infused with Five Spice and Onion Marmalade, Turkey with Chestnut Stuffing, Seafood Paella as well as his signature slow-braised Pumpkin Crab in Claypot.
Whether you’re a devoted crab lover or just someone looking to stuff yourself silly, this buffet spread will please both the young and old in the family. Simply quote ‘ladyironchef x Christmas’ upon making your reservation to enjoy Ginger’s dinner buffet at S$58.50++ per adult. This promotion is valid from Mondays to Thursdays from 09 December 2017 to 29 December 2017, and it is not available on the eve of and public holidays.