Momiji Shabu Shabu, Singapore’s top value-for-money Collagon Hotpot Buffet

Momiji Shabu Shabu (hotpot buffet) by the Suki Group of Restaurants once again tops the ranks for the most value-for-money buffet places in Singapore, right after the success of Momiji Japanese Buffet Restaurant at City Square Mall.

The hotpot concept Momiji Shabu Shabu presents an array of over 100 items in the buffet line, a selection of cooked food, sushi, fruits, soft drinks, teas, hot beverages, desserts, and raw ingredients for the hotpot.

Most unique about this hotpot concept is the collagen soup base, which is derived from the simmering of kampong chicken and fresh vegetables, taking up to 6 long hours to fully dissolve the chicken bones and for every bit of goodness to go into the broth. Continue reading

Penang Hawkers’ Fare at York Hotel Singapore

The Penang Hawkers’ Fare at York Hotel Singapore is back from 5th to 21st September 2014, ready to satisfy the deepest cravings. Occurring twice yearly, this buffet promotion has consistently been pulling off the best of Penang flavours to Singapore since 1986, and has never lost its appeal.

This September, a new stall joins in the kaleidoscope of Penang specialties, without additional cost, still affordably priced at $25.80++ (weekdays) and $28.80++ (weekends) per adult.

Nasi Lemak served with Nonya Chicken Kapitan

The new Nasi Lemak served with Nonya Chicken Kapitan wins votes with the intensely flavoured Nonya Chicken Kapitan with a spicy kick, and fragrant Nasi Lemak (coconut rice). Continue reading

English Afternoon Tea at L’Espresso of Goodwood Park Hotel

Set within the premises of the iconic Goodwood Park Hotela reputable pioneer in Singapore’s tourism industry with history dating back to 1900L’Espresso has earned a reputation as being synonymous with elegant teatime pursuits.

The English Afternoon Tea buffet is a main attraction at L’Espresso. Available daily, a dazzling host of dainty sandwiches, salads, savouries, pastries, desserts, chocolate fountain and traditional English scones will fill tummies between conversations and tea (or coffee).

Nibble on dainty bites such as Slow-cooked Farm Chicken in Crepe, Roast Beef with Cornichons, Smoked Salmon with Beetroot Mousse and Caviar, Poached Prawn with Pineapple and Avocado Salsa, Brie with Grape on Maple Crostini, Nicoise Tartlet with Tuna Tataki, and Foie Gras Terrine with Coated Pistachios and Cranberry Compote (a top pick).
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Adults-only Cocktail Brunch Buffet at Manhattan of Regent Singapore

Shrimp Cocktail

Kids would need babysitting on Sundays as the sophisticated cliques put on their best and strut their way to ‘Manhattan’ at Regent Singapore for Singapore’s first adults-only cocktail brunch.

(Read my review of Manhattan Bar here:

New York’s venerable tradition of weekend brunches, pervaded with unlimited craft cocktails, beers, wines, and gastronomic pleasures, travels halfway around the world, fitting effortlessly into Singaporeans’ lifestyle.

Diners can indulge from 11.30am all the way till 3.30pm in the elegant and stylish setting of Manhattan, beginning with a breakfast series served shortly after you take your seat. The crisp-edged Silver Dollar Pancakes is exquisitely paired with caramelised apples and drizzled in bourbon maple syrup.

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SeafoodFest and International Buffet at The Square restaurant of Novotel Singapore Clarke Quay (July to September 2014)

Singapore Chilli Crab

Calling the attention of seafood lovers! Every Friday and Saturday night from July to September 2014, “SeafoodFest” meets International Buffet at The Square restaurant of Novotel Singapore Clarke Quay.

Work your way from the Seafood on Ice section that features white clams, tiger prawns, baby lobsters and plump juicy oysters. Continue reading

Sunday Brunch Buffet at The Knolls of Capella Singapore

Brunch is one singular meal of the day that makes me radiate enthusiasm. Part of the charm is about waking up late and having breakfast food at lunch. It could be a simple afternoon of café-sitting, or it could be a luxurious affair like having a buffet at The Knolls of Capella Singapore.

The Mediterranean spread at The Knolls reveals praise-worthy virtue –the standard of food speaks for itself. Highlights include fine-cut meats at the live station, foie gras-something-of-the-day presented on wooden boards alongside dainty savouries, freshly shucked oysters in a few varieties, and more.

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The Grand Astor Afternoon Tea at The St. Regis Singapore (3pm to 5pm daily)

Almost nothing beats a relaxing afternoon with a perfect blend of tea paired with the most delectable bites away from the hype and buzz of paper work. The St. Regis Singapore offers a harmonious tea experience and a spread of sweet delights at The Grand Astor Afternoon Tea held by Brasserie Les Saveurs. The Wellness Group (TWG) tea connoisseur has specially arranged an exclusive selection of teas that will pair perfectly with the epicurean spread for our indulgence.

On top of the afternoon tea buffet spread, guests will be served savoury pastries and enticing desserts set on a quintessential three-tiered silver stand, which are changed frequently based on chef’s creations of the day. Continue reading

Ramada and Days Hotels Singapore at Zhongshan Park launches exciting new items this August

Spice Marinated Slow-Baked Duck Leg ($24.80)

Ramada and Days Hotels Singapore at Zhongshan Park launches exciting new items in both the a la carte menu and buffet spread this August in conjunction with Singapore’s 49th birthday. Celebrating the flavours that Singaporeans grew up with, Flavours at Zhongshan Park brings across local favourites with a western spin.

Prawn Laksa Risotto with Coconut Cream ($18.80)

The Prawn Laksa Risotto is a standout. Regular cream is replaced with Asian ingredients such as laksa paste and coconut cream. Accompanying the invigorated grains are succulent scallops, squids and prawns.
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National Day Buffet at STREET 50 Restaurant & Bar

With National Day looming around the corner, restaurants and dining outlets geared up to celebrate this nation wide phenomenon. STREET 50 Restaurant & Bar makes no exception to indulge families for a National Day Buffet Promotion. Dining reservations may prove hectic and problematic especially on a public holiday, however patrons can dependably expect a good meal and relax in this decent soft lighted dining atmosphere. Chef Ricky, classically trained in French cuisine and his highly proficient culinary team meticulously prepares the buffet line with flavors from traditional local dishes.

Their signature drink, Ais Serai, is a homemade lemon grass concnction that’s sparkling and refreshing for a humid day on this tropical island.

Tiger Prawns with Warm Ginger Sauce whets the appetites for seafood lovers. Expect to come back for seconds and even thirds of this dish.

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The Ultimate Crab Feast at Plaza Brasserie, PARKROYAL on Beach Road

Curry Crab

The annual crab buffet feast is back at Plaza Brasserie of PARKROYAL on Beach Road. This year, it coincides with Father’s Day, spanning from 13 June to 27 July 2014. Taking things up a notch from previous years, the buffet spread of crab dishes expands to a whopping 27, including freshly prepared whole crabs in 14 different styles, all of which are available daily throughout this period for your ravenous picking (i.e. non-rotational!). Continue reading

Treasures of the Sea at Plaza Brasserie, PARKROYAL on Beach Road

I’ve been to Plaza Brasserie at PARKROYAL on Beach Road several times now, and have tried their seafood promotions in 2012 and 2013. My all-time favourite at this buffet restaurant would be the live station where varieties of fish are cooked a la minute. Think: unlimited servings of steamed sea bass, red grouper and fish head curry.

Steamed Sea Bass in Hong Kong Style

Fish Head Curry

Sea salt-crusted Salmon with Bread Stuffing

This year, seafood indulgence has been taken up a notch. Four variations of Norwegian salmon will be served throughout the Treasures of the Sea promotion, from 14 March till 30 April 2014.

Salmon Wellington

Discriminating palates will approve of the dexterously baked Salmon Wellington (moist salmon encased in a flaky puff pastry), and the Sea salt-crusted Salmon with Bread Stuffing. For a hit of spice, go for the Grilled Salmon Fillet with Asian Sambal Chilli in Banana Leaves. The Classic Baked Whole Salmon with Herb Spices is an obvious choice for those who like things uncomplicated.

Over at the Crustacean Corner, diners get to decide on the sauce that goes best with their seafood – bamboo clams, white clams, green mussels, soft-shell clams (lala), fresh prawns, mud crabs and soft shell crabs – be it the black bean sauce, XO sauce or the spicy coriander sauce.

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Journey across the Middle East at The Line, Shangri-La Hotel Singapore (12 to 25 March 2014)

From 12 to 25 March, let the buffet spread at The Line of Shangri-La Hotel Singapore transport you across Middle East, as resident Middle Eastern Chef Khaled Mohamed Elelimi Elorabi displays his culinary expertise. Armed with more than 20 years of culinary experience, Chef Khaled is well versed in the cuisines of 26 Middle Eastern countries.

This rare culinary showcase highlights authentic dishes from seven Middle Eastern countries including Oman, Egypt and Morocco. Diners can look forward to mouth-watering dishes such as Pasa Koftesi (meatballs), Kuzzi (mutton with rice) and Lebanese Barbecued Chicken. Continue reading

The Tremendous Black Angus Buffet at Azur, Crowne Plaza Changi Airport

Wok Fried Black Angus Short Ribs with Black Pepper

It’s time to liberate the inner carnivore in you, as the Tremendous Black Angus Buffet takes centre stage at Azur of Crowne Plaza Changi Airport from 29 March through 6 April 2014.

Alaskan Snow Crab Leg

Pervading the buffet stations are Black Angus beef cooked in a myriad of ways, on top of the regular international buffet spread and tempting desserts. Making a special re-appearance at the seafood bar would be the Alaskan Snow Crab Leg. The freshly shucked oysters of plump and massive proportions are not to be missed.

Sesame Black Angus Beef Salad with Red Radish

The salad of Black Angus beef, red radish, lotus root and edamame (green soybeans) enthrals with a richly fragrant sesame sauce. To ensure that the salad still remains heart-healthy after the inclusion of meat, fats of the sirloin are punctiliously trimmed off after it’s being pan-seared. Continue reading