New on the Menu is a regular feature that lists new menus and openings from top restaurants and bars.
Chochin Bar by Nadaman
With its brightly-lit Japanese lanterns, Chochin Bar by Nadaman has the feel of an authentic Japanese watering hole. The menu features classic Japanese bar snacks. Guests can enjoy a variety of sake, Japanese whiskey, draught beer and more at this new spot in town.
Open since Fri January 15, Nadaman
‘Dining in the Sky’ is a menu handcrafted by the chefs at Michelin Plate award-winning Grill 79 in collaboration with Singapore Airlines. The taster menu is inspired by the prestigious in-flight meals and features authentic Singaporean dishes such as chicken satay skewers, laksa noodle soup, nasi lemak and more.
As well as the three-course lunch and dinner, diners can also get a gift combo and 888 KrisFlyer miles with Singapore Airlines by leaving the KF number on a boarding pass after the meal.
Mon January 18 – Sun January 31, RMB198 (lunch menu); RMB328 (dinner menu), Grill 79
In The Lobby, guests can enjoy Cai Shen Afternoon Tea. Auspicious Chinese lanterns along with gold ornaments and decorations will help get guests in the mood for Chinese Spring Festival. The three-tiered silver tea tray brimming with sweet and savory delicacies is the perfect way to ring in the year of the ox.
Fri January 1 – Thur February 28, RMB358 per person or RMB588 for two (weekdays); RMB388 per person or RMB648 for two (weekend); add RMB100 for a glass of champagne (15% surcharge added), The Lobby
At Huang Ting Chinese Restaurant, guests can enjoy a Chinese new year reunion banquet. On February 11, Hong Kong-born chef Simon Leung will prepare a selection of traditional delights accompanied by a Guzheng folk music performance.
Thur February 11, RMB888, RMB1,388, or RMB3,888 per person in the Huang Ting dining room; RMB1,388 or RMB3,888 per person in a private dining room, Huang Ting Chinese Restaurant
In addition to their award-winners, Bottega has new pizzas on the menu.
The Bottega classic pizza no longer has anchovies. Instead, diners will find three types of Italian tomatoes and pecorino cheese.
The Polpette features perfectly seasoned Italian beef meatballs on top of a base of imported San Marzano tomatoes and fresh cow’s milk mozzarella.
The Mortazza pizza features a fermented Neapolitan pizza base with house-ground pesto Genovese, melted fior di latte mozzarella and a topping of paper-thin slices of imported Italian mortadella.
The Parmigiana is a perfect pizza for vegetarians. Using Chef Paolo’s eggplant parmigiana recipe, the pizza has a red sauce base with mozzarella and slices of eggplant that have been breaded in flour and eggs and cooked in the pan with oil.
Enjoy Chinese New Year’s afternoon tea at Fountain Lounge! Ring in the year of the ox with a delightful culinary treat. Choose from an array of finger food and desserts including crispy prawn spring rolls, delicious baked walnut puff pastry, berry tart, cheesecake, mousse, an assortment of dainty little macarons and more.
Fri January 1 – Sun February 28, 1:30 – 5:30pm, RMB288 per set (includes two cups of coffee or tea), Fountain Lounge
Head to 29 Grill and enjoy the new set menu crafted by chef Shi Jianfeng. The classic menu features succulent duck breast, scampi, crispy suckling pig, dry-aged pigeon, wagyu sirloin steak and more. Or try the deluxe menu featuring caviar, langoustine, artichoke cream soup, scallop ravioli, spaghetti chitarra and more. Both menus come with exquisite desserts.
Available from Dec 2020, RMB1,288 per person (classic set; pair with selected wine for an extra RMB368); RMB1,688 per person (deluxe set; pair with selected wine for an extra RMB588), 29 Grill
Michelin One-Star Zijin Mansion is offering a new a la carte menu crafted by Chinese executive chef James Wang. The new menu combines authentic Cantonese dishes with a Hakka-style influence.
Available at Zijin Mansion
At Brasserie 1893, diners can enjoy the New York to Paris Brunch Menu this winter. With fresh and seasonal ingredients, the menu features a cold seafood platter, sharing bite-size selections, main courses as well as the signature dessert and cheese trolley.
RMB428* per person (*excludes 15% service charge), Brasserie 1893
[Cover image via The Peninsula]