Mother’s Day Dinner Options 2013.

As most mothers are baby boomers, I thought it apt to feature more Chinese Restaurants than usual. It is mostly because mothers are more inclined to having Chinese food as compared to the more westernized palate today.

Features are in increasing costs.

Disclaimer: thechosenglutton is in no way a representation of any restaurants.


(Fusion) ECO Gourmet Cafe + Tamarind Hill Singapore

One of the nicest ambience of a restaurant, this new relatively new kid on the block has much to offer. Not only do you feel like retreating to a resort, away from the hustle and bustle, you would feel pampered with the service and the food as well. Perfect combination for a Mother’s Day Meal.

ECO Gourmet Cafe.

ECO Gourmet Cafe.

Menu (ECO Gourmet Cafe):
» Appetizer: Poached Tiger Prawns with Mango Coulisscallop, Sashimi with Ikura Sauce, and Smoked Salmon Lemon Balsamic Reduction
» Soup: Honeydew Melon & Mint Soup (Cold)
» Main: Tuna Loin and Foie Gras (or) Grilled Wagyu Strip Loin & Prawns (or) Vegetable Antipasto & Potato Risotto
» Dessert: Apple Crumble with Rum & Raisin Ice Cream, Banana Creme Brulee with Whisky Cream
Type of Meal: Dinner (12 May)
Cuisine / Course: 4-Course
Price: $65++ per pax (Lunch Menu is available at $55++)
Reservation Note(s): Lunch is from 12pm – 3pm. Dinner is from 6.30pm – 10.30pm.
Address: 30 Labrador Villa Road
Telephone: 6276 9868

Menu (Tamarind Hill Singapore):
» Appetizer: Hokkaido Scallops with Mango Coulis, Melon Som Tum with Smoked Duck, Prawn & Chicken Stick with Spicy Plum Glaze
» Main: Grilled Tuna (or) Pan-Seared Lamb Loin (both with Pineapple Rice)
» Dessert: Pandan Creme Brulee, Lychee & Sago with Lime Sorbet
Type of Meal: Dinner (12 May)
Cuisine / Course: 3-Course
Price: $65++ per pax (Lunch Menu is available at $55++)
Reservation Note(s): Lunch is from 12pm – 3pm. Dinner is from 6.30pm – 10.30pm.
Address: 30 Labrador Villa Road
Telephone: 6276 9868


(Western) One Rochester / 1-Twenty Six

Food provided by the One Rochester Group has never failed. They have never failed to satisfy one’s palate and make it all worth it. This time round, Brunch Buffet (of the same items) is served in One Rochester and 1-Twenty Six – a romantic lush hideout, and a casual, chic dining concept area respectively – your choice.

1-Twenty Six.

1-Twenty Six.

Menu:
» Fruits & Cereals: Corn flakes, all-bran served with dried fruits, nuts and sunflower seeds
Selection of plain and fruit flavoured yoghurts, milk and low fat milk
» Egg Station: Scrambled and fried omelette (Selection of ham, onions, mushrooms, cheese, tomatoes and chives)
» Salads & Appetizers: Mesclun greens, Arugula salad and watercress salad  |  Sliced beetroot, corn, Alfa-alfa, cherry tomato and Japanese cucumber  |  Salad of top shell with green mango  |  Selection of wood smoked and marinated seafood with condiments  |  Mediterranean Panzanella salad, extra virgin olive oil  |  Thai chicken salad with fried egg, flavoured with lemongrass and Kafir leaves
» Hot Selections: Crispy streaky bacon  |  Grilled Nuremberger sausages  |  Chicken Teriyaki with Enoki  |  Slow roasted leg of lamb with olive-ratatouille  |  Pan-seared sea bass fillet with Beurre Blanc  |  Fusilli pasta with tomato and onion  |  Wok-fried seasonal vegetables with abalone mushroom  |  Garlic and parsley roast potatoes  |  Butter rice
» Desserts: Mini chocolate Éclairs  |  Carrot cake with cream frosting  |  Assorted fruit tartlets  |  Macadamia coffee shooters  |  Strawberry shortcake  |  Vanilla Pannacotta with mango glaze
Type of Meal: Brunch Buffet (12 May)
Cuisine / Course: Buffet
Price: $58++ per pax / $70++ per pax (including free flow of Prosecco)
Reservation Note(s): Brunch is from 10.30am – 2.30pm.
Address: No. 1 Rochester Park
Telephone: 6773 0070


(Australian) Salt Grill & Sky Bar

Be stunned by the panoramic view. That is just as much an emphasis as the food here at Salt Grill & Sky Bar, level 55 of ION Orchard. Treat your mother to a decadent afternoon with their Sunday Roast Set Menu.

Salt Grill & Sky Bar.

Salt Grill & Sky Bar.

Menu:
» Entrée: Tempura Prawns (or) Sydney Crab Omelette wth Enoki Mushroom (or) Chicken Liver Foie Gras Parfait (or) Tempura Zucchini Flowers
» Main: Roast Beef (or) Roast Pork Loin (or) Barramundi Capers (or) Pan-fried Potato Gnocchi
» Dessert: Vanilla creme brulee (or) Chocolate Sorbet, Chocolate Molten Cake, Chocolate Caramel Bar (or) Luke’s Liquorice Parfait
Type of Meal: Brunch (11 – 12 May)
Cuisine / Course: Australian 2-Course / 3-Course
Price: $65++ per pax (2-course) / $80++ per pax (3-course)
Reservation Note(s): Brunch is from 11.30am – 2pm.
Kids’ Menu available at $35++.
Address: 2 Orchard Turn, ION Orchard, #55-01
Telephone: 6592 5118


(Chinese) Summer Pavilion (The Ritz-Carlton Millenia Singapore)

Helmed by Chef Fok Kai Yee, the restaurant consolidates their skills of modern presentation and exquisite Cantonese specialties to whip up an array of Mother’s Day Menu this year. Available in both set lunches and dinner as a package, and as individual set menu.

Summer Pavilion @ Ritz-Carlton.

Summer Pavilion @ Ritz-Carlton.

Menu (Individual):
» Combination of Crispy Fish Fillet with Salt and Pepper Marinated Sliced Chicken with Cucumber in Spicy Sauce
» Double-boiled Lobster Meat Soup with Fish Isinglass and Chinese Cabbage
» Steamed Fresh Abalone with Crispy Ginger
» Sauteed Diced Beef with Pine Mushroom in Home-made Sauce Served with Yam Basket accompanied by Fried Rice with Crabmeat
» Dessert of the Day
Type of Meal: Set Lunch & Dinner (11 – 12 May)
Cuisine / Course: 5-course
Price: $108++ per pax (There are 2 other Set Menus priced at $68++ and $138++ respectively.)
Reservation Note(s): There are 2 seatings to the lunch (11.30am – 1pm & 1.30pm – 2.30pm), and 1 seating to the dinner (6.30pm – 10pm).
Reservations are required.
Dress Code: Smart Casual.
Address: 7 Raffles Avenue, The Ritz-Carlton Millena Singapore
Telephone: 6434 5286

Menu (Group):
» Combination of Marinated Sliced Chicken and Cucumber in Spicy Sauce, Jelly Fish, Barbecued Pork with Honey Sauce and Roasted Duck
» Braised Bird’s Nest Soup with Fish Maw, Conpoy and Bamboo Piths
» Sauteed Prawn with Wild Mushroom, Seasonal Vegetable and Crispy Golden Mushroom
» Steamed Sea Perch with Dried Beancurd Skin and Minced Garlic
» Braised Longevity Hong Kong Noodles with Shredded Abalone and Bean Sprouts
» Chilled Cream of Sago with Mango and Pomelo
Birthday Buns
Type of Meal: Set Lunch & Dinner (11 – 12 May)
Cuisine / Course: 6-course
Price: $320++ for 4 / $400++ for 5 / $480++ for 6 (There are 2 other Set Menus priced at $888++ and $1138++ for 8, $938++ and $1288++ for 9 and $988++ and $1338++ for 10 respectively.)
Reservation Note(s): There are 2 seatings to the lunch (11.30am – 1pm & 1.30pm – 2.30pm), and 1 seating to the dinner (6.30pm – 10pm).
Reservations are required.
Dress Code: Smart Casual.
Address: 7 Raffles Avenue, The Ritz-Carlton Millena Singapore
Telephone: 6434 5286


(Chinese) Wah Lok Cantonese Restaurant (Carlton Hotel Singapore)

Wah Lok Cantonese Restaurant has been around for 25 years now. Their experience has built up to offer some fine signature dishes like Pan-fried Hokkaido Scallops and Braised Shark’s Fin. These items are inclusive in their Mother’s Day menu this year.

Interior of Wah Lok Cantonese Restaurant.

Interior of Wah Lok Cantonese Restaurant.

Menu:
» Braised Shark’s Fin with Crab Meat
» Baked Live Prawns with Seaweed Powder
» Steamed Live Soon Hock
» Smoked Chicken
» Braised Seasonal Vegetables with Dried Seafood
» Braised Longevity Ee Fu Noodles
» Chilled Sea Coconut & Preserved Apricot with Sweet Basil Seed
» Longevity Chinese Birthday Bun
Type of Meal: Set Lunch (5 – 12 May)
Cuisine / Course: 8-course
Price: $288++ for 4 pax / $432++ for 6 pax
Reservation Note(s): There are 2 seatings to the lunch (1pm – 3pm & 3pm – 5pm).
Address: 76 Bras Basah Road, Carlton Hotel Singapore
Telephone: 6338 8333

Menu:
» Pan-fried Hokkaido Scallop
» Double-boiled Superior Shark’s Fin with Chicken
» Baked Live Prawns with Seaweed Powder
» Steamed Live King Fish with Preserved Vegetables & Garlic
» Roasted Duck
» Braised Yun Nan Mushroom with Vegetables
» Braised Longevity Ee Fu Noodles
» Chilled Green Apple Jelly with Chrysanthemum
» Longevity Chinese Birthday Bun
Type of Meal: Set Lunch (5 – 12 May)
Cuisine / Course: 9-course
Price: $788++ for 8 pax / $988++ for 10 pax
Reservation Note(s): There are 2 seatings to the lunch (1pm – 3pm & 3pm – 5pm).
Address: 76 Bras Basah Road, Carlton Hotel Singapore
Telephone: 6338 8333


(Japanese) Mikuni (Fairmont Singapore)

Centrally located on Level 3 of Fairmont Hotel in the heart of Singapore, City Hall, Mikuni promises to present top-class Japanese cuisine, and a multi-sensory dining experience for your mother and you. You would already feel pampered and relieved that you’ve come to the right restaurant before you even begin.

Mikuni Interior.

Mikuni Interior.

Menu:
» Appetizer: Kyushu Clam Broth with Hokkaido Sea Urchin and Seaweed
» Bento: Japanese Eggcustard; Hokkaido Crab, Spinach and Enoki Mushroom “Ohitashi”; Tuna, Yellowtail and Salmon Sashimi; Sakura Shrimp Kakiage and Shiso Leaf; BBQ Grilled Eel with Potato; Mikuni Futomaki
» Dessert: Lychee Cream and Raspberry Ivory Chocolate Crunch
Type of Meal:  Set Lunch (11 – 12 May)
Cuisine / Course: 3-course
Price: $85++ per pax
Reservation Note(s):
Address: 80 Bras Basah Road, Level 3, Fairmont Singapore
Telephone: 6339 7777

Menu:
» Appetizer: Hokkaido Crab, Spinach and Enoki Mushroom “Ohitashi”
» Soup: Kyushu Clam Broth with Hokkaido Sea Urchin and Seaweed
» Sashimi: Toro, Shima-Aji, Hirame
» Seafood: BBQ Grilled Eel with Potato and Foie Gras
» Deep-Fried: Stone Fish “Okoze” Karaage with Shishitou and 3kinds of Mikuni Salt
» Refresher: Citrus Yuzu Sorbet
» Meat: Slow-Cooked Kagoshima Sakura Pork Belly in Shiogama with Sakura Leaf, Flower and Dried Miso
» Noodle: Buckwheat Noodle with Seasonal Vegetables
» Dessert: Lychee Cream and Raspberry Ivory Chocolate Crunch
Type of Meal:  Set Dinner (12 May)
Cuisine / Course: 9-course
Price: $220++ per pax
Reservation Note(s):
Address: 80 Bras Basah Road, Level 3, Fairmont Singapore
Telephone: 6339 7777


(Chinese) Cherry Garden (Mandarin Oriental Hotel Singapore)

A good mix of antique yet modern furnishing, the restaurant has decorated itself in accordance to feng shui. With a high contrast interior, you can expect to step into a sleek world of Cantonese cuisine.

Cherry Garden @

Cherry Garden @ Mandarin Oriental.

Menu:
» Cherry Garden Charcoal-roasted BBQ Meat Platter
» Zucchini Sea Treasure Soup with Bird’s Nest and Silver Sprouts
» Wok-fried Fresh scallops with Celery and Mushrooms
» Roasted Chicken Topped with Chef’s Homemade Crispy Crust
» Steamed Cod Fish Fillet in Homemade Soya Sauce
» Braised Ee-fu Noodles with Conpoy, Enoki Mushrooms, Bean Sprouts and Yellow Chives
» Homemade Organic Black Bean Pudding with Japanese Sesame Ice Cream
Type of Meal:  Set Dinner (11 – 12 May)
Cuisine / Course: 7-course
Price: $118++ per pax
Reservation Note(s): Dinner is from 6.30pm – 10pm
Address: 5 Raffles Avenue, Marina Square, Mandarin Oriental Singapore
Telephone: 6885 3500


(Italian) Dolce Vita (Mandarin Oriental Hotel Singapore)

Michelin-starred Chef Marco Pedrelli, who hails from some of the Europe’s finest restaurants, is here at Dolce Vita to exhibit his magical hands. Though one of the pricier Mother’s Day Menu, it looks the most promising and value-for-money. Free flow of almost all types of beverage included.

Dolce Vita @ Mandarin Oriental.

Dolce Vita @ Mandarin Oriental.

Menu:
» (Some of the Starters include): Italian Antipasti Platter  |  Fin de Claire Oysters on Ice  |  Port Wine-marinated Foie Gras Terrine  |  Tartar of Black Angus beef tenderloin with quail eggs
» (Some of the Soups, Pastas and Risottos include): Aquarello Risotto with Black Truffles, Wild Mushrooms and Parmesan  |  Cannelloni of Braised Corn-Fed Chicken Leg, Sautéed Foie Gras and Wild Mushroom with Creamed Spinach
» (Some of the Fishes & Meats include): Roasted Australian Lamb Loin  |  Slow-Roasted Black Angus Beef Sirloin  |  Prosciutto Wrapped Medallion of Milk-fed Veal Tenderloin
» (Some of the Desserts include): Assorted Macarons |  Chocolate Bonbon  |  Panna Cotta
Type of Meal: Brunch Buffet (11 – 12 May)
Cuisine / Course: Italian
Price: $118++ per pax / $168++ per pax (including free flow of champagne, wine, beer, cocktail, juices and soft drinks)
Reservation Note(s): Brunch is from 12pm – 3pm.
Address: 5 Raffles Avenue, Marina Square, Mandarin Oriental Singapore
Telephone: 6885 3500

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