Get the latest newsfrom the F&B scene for families in April 2023 - Easter Menus & Promotions, NewItemsand more!
Every month, we put together a list of F&B news that is suitable for kids, family gatherings and for date nights! These include details of newly opened restaurants, revamped menus and festive experiences! Let's take a look at what's new in the F&B scene in April 2023!
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1. Nuodle, Halal Beef Chain, Expands Menu Items For 2023
Nuodle, Singapore's first and only halal beef chain of quick-serverestaurants, is pleased to announce the expansion of its menu!Nuodle's Halal beef noodles are made with special flour and customerscan choose between 5 different types of hand-pullednoodles at 3 Nuodle flagship outlets (SingPost Centre, Our Tampines Hub, Compass One)!
Families can expecttwo new menu items in March. These include the Mala BeefLamian and the Classic Fried Bee Tai Mak, Nuodle’s take on popular favourites in the localhawker centre.
2. Tablescape Refreshes Its Afternoon Tea Set
Tablescape Restaurant & Bar refreshes one of their signature offerings: the Afternoon Tea Set with abrand new menu containing an assortment of delightful treats perfect for a small get-together or for intimate interludes with your loved ones.
Available now for dine-in ($78++), delivery and takeaway ($78nett), thenew Tablescape Afternoon Tea Set contains a selection of dainties
- The “Flower Pot” Cheese Mousse that presents a creamy cheese filling and red velvet sponge inside a dark chocolate “flower pot”
- The Éclair Mango Custard - a set of mini chocolate éclairs coated in a mango custard sauce that makes for a surprisingly elegant pairing
- The Tea Smoked Salmon Sandwich made with house-smoked Norwegian salmon fillets paired with fresh cucumbers, creme cheese and furikake powder
- The Tortilla Roll, Chicken Salad, Tomato Coulis presents mini rolls of housemade chicken salad delicately balanced with a vegetable and tomato coulis
Also available between 1 to 9 Apr 2023,the Easter edition of the Afternoon Tea Set will showcase brand new and creative bites inspired by the holiday.
3. Little Farms IntroducesTaco Tuesday and The Daily Smash
Well known for its carefully curated selection of high quality, all-natural and ethically sourced produce, Little Farms is launching a couple of exciting promotions at Little Farms Serangoon Gardens!
Every Tuesday, Little Farms offers a mouthwatering treat with a ‘Taco Tuesday’ promotion only at Serangoon Garden. Come down to try theCarnitas Way Tacos featuring juicy and slow-cooked pork that melts in your mouth, the Fable Chargrilled Shiitake Asada Tacos, a vegetarian delight with plant-based meat made of shiitake mushrooms, and the crisp and tangy Baja Fish Tacos. Pair this with a refreshing lime, passionfruit or grapefruit Frozen Margarita - all at the unbeatable price of $10 per glass.
And between 2 - 5 pm on weekdays, sink your teeth into the juicySmash Burger served with homemade onion rings, which take one day to prepare.The Daily Smash promotion comes with a Smash Burger, fries and your choice between an indulgent Choco Banana, Berrylicious or Pumpkin & Gelato milkshake at just $23 nett!
4. Starbucks Introduces The Strawberry Pie Beverages
Achieve berry bliss with the newest fruity sips available at Starbucks Singaporethis Spring. The new limited-time drinks include the Starbucks Strawberry Pie Pure Matcha Latte (Tall (Hot/Iced), $7.90), a soothing combination of Pure Matcha flavor balanced with milk and strawberry pie-flavored syrup and topped with light pink strawberry pie-flavored cream foam and yummy cookie crumble topping, and the Starbucks Strawberry Pie Cream Frappuccino (Tall, $8.40), a berry creamy blend of strawberry pie-flavored syrup, milk, and a swirl of butter strawberry cookie for that extra layer of delightful crunch, it is also topped with whipped cream and additional strawberry butter cookies for an extraordinary medley of textures.
5. Ayam Brand Unveils New Pulled Chicken Flavours
A household name for its quality canned products in Asia,Ayam Brandis finally launching products that befitsits logo of a rooster and paying homage to its brand name (ayam means chicken in Malay)! The new Pulled Chicken will come in 2 flavours - Hot Chilli and Mayonnaise. So whether you are in the mood for a sandwich, taco, wrap, orsome good old-fashioned rice, pasta, or noodles, these time-saving and convenientoptions are the perfect ways to add some variety to your busy household.
You can grabthese cans at Fairprice outlets islandwide for just $3.25 each(150g).All Ayam Brand products are Halal certified and free from preservatives, added MSG, and trans-fat.
6. Magnum Remix New Flavours
Magnum’sback with a twist – three iconic well-loved flavours are being reimagined into the limited-editionMagnumRemix Classicsrange. Introducing the nuttyAlmond Remix,tangyWhite Chocolate & Berry Remix, and the indulgentClassic Remix.
The premium ice cream brand has also launched a game site that will go Live from 1st April - check it out here!
7. DaPaoloGastronomiaLaunches Build-Your-Own Warm Hearty Bowl
From 24 March 2023, Da Paolo Gastronomia expands itsGreens and Grains rangewith the sumptuous Build-Your-Own Warm Hearty Bowl ($17.90)featuring three delectable soup bases - pumpkin, tomato, and broccoli (+$1).
The newly launched Build-Your-Own Warm Hearty Bowl offers the added option ofwarm robust soups on top of ever-green items available in the Greens & Grains menu.Enjoy the freedom of choice and build your own bowl, however you wish. Choosebetween three equally appetising soup bases, made without dairy or gluten - pumpkin,tomato, and broccoli to go with the colourful variety of clean-tasting proteins andvegetables.
The Build-Your-Own Warm Hearty Bowl and Greens & Grains Bowl consist of 1 Soup, 1 Protein, 2 Vegetables and are available all day,every day for dine-in or takeaway at all Gastronomia outlets except Paragon.
8. Give in to your cravings with KFC’s Hot Devil Drumlets
KFC launches its popularHotDevilDrumletsin 2 irresistible flavours!Succumb to the addictive crunch and flaming spices of these little devils that comes in 2 flavours–Flaming ChilliandSpicy Lime!The Flaming Chilli has asmoky and intense spicinessthat will have spice-lovers hooked for more with its addictive blend of chili, paprika and pepper spices. On the other hand, the tangy Spicy Lime balances the heat with azesty burst of limefor a harmonious marriage of spices.
9. Swensen's Introduces the 'Nugget' Ice Cream
Swensen's introduces a new bite-sized addition to their novelty ice cream line, ‘Nugget’ Ice Cream!Crunch into these golden ‘Nuggets’ to reveal a creamy and delightfully icy core of Swensen’s signature vanilla ice cream! Similar to how usual nuggets are sold, the ice cream version is available in6, 9 or 12-piece servings, all packaged in the brand’s signature red clam shell box, or 18-piece servings in a pint.
From 31 March 2023, the ‘Nugget’ Ice Cream will be available for purchase from Swensen’s and Earle Swensen’s stores islandwide and for delivery via https://shop.swensens.com.sg, GrabFood, Deliveroo and Foodpanda.
10. New Mr Kun Lava Cookie Ball
Mr. Kun Lava Cookie Ball, a first-of-its-kind dessert ball made of cookies filled with warm and gooey lava filling, is sure to captivate your senses.
Using clarified butter, a gold standard for modern melt-in-your-mouth cookies, every bite promises the richness and uniqueness of Mr. Kun Lava Cookie Ball, adding a sweet, nutty twist to the dessert. Its centre comprises a gooey molten core of either yogurt or strawberry to end any meal on a sweet note.
The cookies are retailing at S$5.80 per can, across NTUC Online, Giant, Popular, and Mr. Kun’s website.
11. New Restaurant -808 Eating House
Acasual and inviting eatery by young Singaporean ChefEugene Chee,808 Eating House is a lively new entrant to the buzzing dining enclave of Joo
At 808 EatingHouse, families can expect a livelier and morelocal vibe, fuelled by inventive and satisfying dishesprepared with finesse, and thoughtfully-sourced local or regional quality ingredients. Dinerscan tuck into a selection of snacks, small and big plates; designed for sharing, served upfrom the open kitchen. Some key highlights include
- Buah Keluak Pork Belly ($26) – a hunk of pork belly braised for 12 hoursin buah keluak and soy sauce enriched with homemade coconut serundeng, accentuatedwith the citrusy and floral note of ginger flower, and accompanied by achar pickles.
- Barramundi ($28) presents perfectly seared crispy skinned fishperched on a lightly-spiced garam masala pumpkin puree, and a smear of pumpkin relish,in an intense and heady shellfish broth.
- Braised Lamb Shank ($38) permeated with Chuan-chuanspices and complemented with burnt eggplant purée, pickled shallots and watercress.
12. New Menu at La Pizzaiola
La Pizzaiola has garnered a steady following since 2012 and grew to become three outlets strong based on a concise menu of Italian standards with antipasti, pasta and pizza baked in a woodfire oven. Catering to growing demands for new flavours, it has added new items to its existing signatures that are bound to entice.
New on the menu are appetisers likeFoccacia Aglio, Burro e Mozzarellaof freshly baked focaccia bread fragranced with garlic and mozzarella fior di latte as well asSardine Fritteof deep-fried breaded fresh sardines.
A new pasta also joins the ranks: TheTagliolini al Nero di Seppia con Salsa di Granchiobrings homemade tagliatelle with the sweetest scallops, lent a punchy brine from capers and juicy tartness from fresh tomatoes.
13. New Executive Chef and Menu at Dusk Restaurant & Bar
Mount Faber Leisure Group (MFLG) has recently appointed new Executive Chef Robert Chan and are launching his new set menu atDusk Restaurant & Barthat combines classic European cooking with his ingredient-forward approach.
The menu deliberately cuts down on the frills and places emphasis on the key ingredients of each dish, allowing their natural flavours to shine, with highlights such asthe gentle brine ofHokkaido Scallopsthat celebrates the natural textures and flavours of the prized scallops,Tournedos Rossini,a classic beef dish skilfully executed with a robust sauce, duck foie gras and aromatic black truffles, andMaine Lobster,a butter-poached lobster infused with a creamy richness, further complemented by petit pois and finished with ginger crustacean espuma.
14.Celebrate with Kagami Biraki at The Gyu Bar
The Gyu Bar is bringing sake enjoyment to a whole new level. Located along Stevens Road, the contemporary dining bar delivers theKagami Biraki(鏡開き) experience to Singapore. This time-honoured tradition is a ceremonial opening of a sake cask, carried out as a blessing for prosperity, good health and wealth.Kagamirefers to the lid of a sake barrel andbirakimeans ‘to open’ —Kagami Birakitranslates literally to ‘opening the lid’.
From15 April, diners can sip on their favourite sake bottle (720ml) in high spirits at The Gyu Bar. Available upon request, each order of sake will have the beverage served in a customary sake barrel, including a mallet for diners to break the lid. The experience comprises two complimentary restaurant-branded woodenmasusake cups, subject to availability.
15. Hari Raya Menu at IKEA Restaurants
Bring family and friends to feast at the IKEA restaurants too during this festive period!Dine on Hari Raya fare with dishes likeNasi kerabu and chicken leg with sweetspicy sauce($8.90) as well as6pcs chicken wings with sweet spicy sauce($9.90). From 6 March to 30April, finish your meals with a sweet treat with theMini ondeh cake($4.00/ea), and from 23 March to 21April, try theLamb shank with mixed vegetables($15.90) – all festive offers are while stocks last.
16. Rempapa Celebrates Hari Raya
From21 to 23 April 2023,Rempapahonours theHariRayafestivities with five special dishes that features traditional Malay dishes.Rempapacontinues to celebrate heritage flavours thisHariRaya and seeks tohonour Singapore’s multi-cultural flavours and educates through the culinary legacies of different ethnic groups.
- Sambal Goreng ($26), literally translated as ‘Fried Chilli Paste’, is a staple Malay dish that consists of vegetables, tempeh, fried bean curd (tau kua) and prawns in a fragrant chilli paste.
- Serunding ($8), which refers to a side dish to accompany rice, is commonly associated with Javanese cuisine. A touch of tamarind is mixed into caramelised grated coconut forRempapa’s version, inspired by Chef Damian’s memories of Aunty Zainab, a fond family friend who regularly presented tables of Indonesian-Malay fare for her loved ones.
- Ayam Masak Merah ($38)-The GG French chicken is cooked in enriched tomato sauce and an aromatic mix of herbs and spices until the flavour permeates the meat.
- TheBeef Cheek Rendang ($44)follows a recipe belonging to Chef Damian’s grandad. This traditional dish is renowned for its laborious cooking process, so it’s often reserved for special occasions and celebratory meals. The fork-tender yet juicy meat is best paired with some serunding and ketupat.
- Ketupat ($6 per portion)– perfect for mopping up the flavourful rempahs.
- A sweet childhood favourite is available for drinks —Bandung Chin Chow ($8 per portion). Rose cordial syrup is mixed with evaporated milk and topped off with chin chow for a refreshing bite.
17. New Ramadan Menu at PastaMania
This Ramadan, gather with your family and friends for a hearty meal at local homegrown Italian chain, PastaMania with their specially created dishes.
From 20 March to 23 April 2023, PastaMania introduces a variety of new creationssuch as Chilli Seafood Pasta and Roti John BBQ Chicken Pizza, with flavors which willundoubtedly appeal to the young and old. Complete your feast on a sweet note with the decadent and rich Rainbow Brownie.
18.Uncle DiDi Brings Back Crowd-Favourite Ondeh-ondeh Popcorn For Hari Raya
Inspired by their childhood favourites, Uncle Didi returns with its seasonal Ondeh-ondeh popcorn that perfectly marries the rich sweetness of gula melaka with fragrant pandan.
This adds to its repertoire of 12 bespoke recipes and innovative flavours including all-time classics like Bandung, Milo Dinosaur and Salted Caramel, which are now available right in the heartlands at Uncle Didi’s new specialty store at Hillion Mall.
19.Chocolate Anatomy Features at Baker X
From 6 April to 3 May 2023, Chocolate Anatomy will be the resident baker at Baker X, offering a delightful array of chocolate treats such as chocolate truffles, brownies, cookies and more at the 10-seater café.
Look forward to crowd favourites such as:
- Signature Fudge Brownies, a moist and dense fudge brownie filled with chunks of rich, darkchocolate.
- The OriginalChocolateCake features a soft and fluffy chocolate sponge cake, topped with swirls of dark chocolate ganache.
- The Netflix & Chill Collection includes Signature Dark Chocolate Fudgies which are bite-sized, mini fudge brownies topped with generous drizzles of chocolate ganache.
Hop into the season of spring with GODIVA’s exclusive line-up of Easter specials showcasing a selection of exquisite gift boxes along with new and returning irresistible chocolate choices.
Exclusively available in individual loose pieces or as part of select gift boxes, are GODIVA’s three new flavours; White Sakura – a flower shaped white chocolate filled with delicious creamy caramel ganache; Pink Heart – a dreamy white chocolate heart shell filled with raspberry ganache and the nutty Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Carré.
GODIVA is also pleased to launch two new carré; an intense semi-sweet Dark Chocolate Orange Carré and a fruity, tantalising Ruby Carré that are available at $1.90 per piece or in giftboxes.
The exceptional Spring 2023 collection will be available from 15 March 2023 while stocks last at all four boutiques – Bugis Junction, Raffles City, Suntec City and Takashimaya S.C; as well as online via https://godiva.com.sg/.
Celebrate the festive spirit of the joyous occasion with Da Paolo. Welcome spring and new beginnings the Italian way with a line-up of delectable Easter goodies, ranging from traditional celebratory bakes to delectable scones and handmade chocolate eggs. Not to be missed is the gorgeous picnic basket for a convivial Easter brunch, a stunning cold cuts and cheese platter, and a lovely concoction crafted specially for the season.
Da Paolo’s Easter offerings can be purchased online for delivery and self-pickup, or in-store from now till 31 May 2023, while stocks last.
22.The Marmalade Pantry’s Easter Gift Collection
Hop into the Easter celebrations with The Marmalade Pantry’s Easter Gift Collection, featuring the return of the Crackling Surprises Easter Egg ($48+, 21cm by 13.5cm) and the new A Golden Surprise ($88+) gift box filled with gourmet treats.
The Crackling Surprises Easter Egg puts a fun twist on the symbolic Easter egg. Break open the outer dark couverture chocolate eggshell with the accompanying mini wooden hammer to reveal a rainbow of jellybeans to marshmallows ‘flowers’ and bunny- and duck-shaped mini chocolates, for adults and children alike.
For a beautifully curated gift hamper, A Golden Surprise highlights delicious goodies like the Golden Chocolate Bunny ($14+), Golden Easter Egg ($14+), Carrot Meringue ($3+) and Carrot Cake Cookies ($6.50+), complete with a bottle of NV Corvezzo Moscato Dolce ($68+, 750ml). These delectable treats are also available individually, ideal as thoughtful gestures this Easter.
Great for Easter parties, brunches, and corporates, the Easter gift offerings are available from now till 9 April 2023 for dine-in as well as online for takeaway and delivery at all their outlets
23. Go On An Easter Wonderland at Goodwood Park Hotel
Goodwood Park Hotel is thrilled to present the return of ‘An Easter Wonderland’ to celebrate the joyous occasion. The premises will be transformed into a whimsical ‘wonderland’ of Easter fun, headlined by an Easter Sunday Mega Brunch on 9 April spanning L’Espresso, Coffee Lounge and Gordon Grill with pop-up lifestyle retail booths, colourful displays of giant inflatable eggs, a bouncy castle for children, and an Easter egg hunt for adults and children to partake in the merriment.
24. Binary's Easter Brunch + Egg Hunt
Add a little magic to yourEasterweekend withBinary’sEasterBrunchmenu. Available exclusively on9 April 2023, the four-coursemenu- Bread, Egg, Whole Roast, Sides, and Dessert - offers both Asian and Western flavours that allows diners to customise their meal according to their preferences. Priced at$48++ per person, theEasterMenuis available from11.30am to 3.30pm.
As part of itsEastercelebration, Binary is hosting a fun and exciting egg hunt from 1 pm onwards. Egg stickers will be hidden in the restaurant – the first two guests to find three stickers and present them to the bar will enjoy a bottle ofLouis Roederer 243 Brut (worth $118++)on the house. Two lucky individuals, one guest per dining table, will win a bottle each.
A celebration is never complete without some bubblies, so supplement the brunch with a2-hour Free-flow Beverage Package.
- House Package($48++ per person) includes a selection of house wines, Binary Brew, Binary Spritz, Soft Drinks and Juice.
- Premium Package($88++ per person) offers a choice of premium house wines, Louis Roederer 243 Brut, Binary’s signature cocktails or a selection of gin, vodka, and whiskey.
25. Celebrate Easter with Altro Zafferano
Exclusively on8 April,indulge in agastronomic brunch ($138++ per diner)complemented with unlimited pour of beverage choices such as house wines and champagne atAltroZafferano. The gastronomic menu is specially curated by Executive Chef Andrea De Paola and his team showcasing generous sharing portions of appetisers and pastas, choice of main course and sharing desserts; fit for intimate dining for two and convivial parties.
The main course presents a choice of succulentLamb saddle roulade with burnt kalettes, palermo peppers and pickled mustard, orHalibut with stuffed zucchini flower, Mugnaia and trout roe. The festivity concludes with an array of alluringEasterdesserts.
26.Hilton Singapore Orchard Invites Families for a Joyous Easter Weekend
HiltonSingaporeOrchardunveils seasonal specials atEstate!The highly popularSeafood barwill be available for brunch ($188++ per adult) onEasterSunday (9 April). Guests can savour a bounty of premium oceanic delights likeMaine lobsters andsnow crabstoFine de Clair oysters.
To mark the occasion, an assortment ofEasterthemed disheswill also be available. The curated menu will feature items such as Scotch Eggs with Hollandaise SauceandChives and Mushroom Tortellini with Cèpe Mushroom Sauce and White Truffle Oil.
Don't forget to bring your kids along to join in the fun! A range of children's activities such as Easteregg scavenger hunt,balloon sculptingandEasteregg paintingare set to keep them occupied throughout the afternoon.
Available exclusively from 7 to 9 April 2023, LeVeL33’s limited Easter Weekend Roast menu is inspired by the ideas of families and communal dining. Themenu offers a selection of mains made specially for the occasion, think items like:
- the indulgent Free-Range Australian Lamb Leg ($88++/pax), marinated in a housemade koji paste, then slow-cooked for 12 hours till fork- tender and paired with a stout glaze.
- the juicy Roasted Australian Chicken ($58++/pax) - first brined in LeVeL33’s Stout, air-dried and then perfectly roasted in an oven. It is served with a house-made chicken and truffle jus.
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