Dining deals: One-for-one specials, chilli crab dim sum and a macaron cake

Dining deals: One-for-one specials, chilli crab dim sum and a macaron cake

From Boston lobster to magnificent macarons, these are F&B specials worth heading to town for.

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Indulge in treats such as a Chilli Crab Dim Sum Trio Platter. (Photo: Jumbo Seafood)

Everybody loves a good deal. One-for-one specials? Limited edition offerings? We’ll take it, thank you very much.

And if you’re out and about in town, there are plenty of these going around – you just need to know where to look.

If you’re looking for something new to do in Singapore, here’s a quick rundown: From family-friendly fun to dining deals and boozy pleasures.

One-for-one F&B deals, for example, can be had by flashing the deals page on the ION Orchard mobile app until Jul 28.

Offers that everyone can enjoy include one-for-one HK Wanton Noodle with kurobuta pork and fresh prawn wanton at Hong Kong Sheng Kee Dessert; one-for-one signature Ayuthaya Boat Noodles at Nara Thai; and one-for-one customised cookies at Cookie Mixx, where you can choose your own cookie flavours that will be baked on the spot.

Have a big dinner with the extended family, teatime treats with friends, or simply pick up grab-and-go munchies. After all, a deal's a deal.

EXCLUSIVE LIMITED EDITION CAKE AT HENRI CHARPENTIER

Henri Charpentier 10 ete cake
Henri Charpentier's 10 Ete cake (Photo: Henri Charpentier)

Henri Charpentier, the famous French-inspired Japanese patisserie, is featuring a special limited-edition cake designed by French pastry chef Christophe Felder.

In conjunction with ION Orchard’s 10th anniversary, the 10 Ete (S$88) strawberry shortcake confection – dressed with strawberry, cassis and almond macarons – will only be sold on Saturdays and Sundays till Jul 28. Pre-orders are required, available once the store is open.

JUMBO CHILLI CRAB PLATTER AT JUMBO, AND 1-FOR-1 LIVE BOSTON LOBSTER

Jumbo Seafood Ion Orchard Chilli Crab Dim Sum Trio Platter
Chilli Crab Dim Sum Trio Platter (Photo: Jumbo Seafood)

A leisurely meal with the whole family is hard to come by, so make the most of it. Try Jumbo Seafood’s Ion Orchard outlet's all-new Jumbo Chilli Crab Bun, their latest offering and creative twist on their award-winning chilli crab signature dish: Chunky crab meat whipped in sweet, tangy sauce and served inside a fluffy steamed bun.

Treat yourself to a Chilli Crab Dim Sum Trio Platter that features this new steamed bun alongside a Pan Fried Jumbo Chilli Crab Bun and a Chilli Crab Meat Sauce with Fried Mantou for S$18.80 instead of the usual price of S$22.65.

Jumbo Seafood boston lobster
Boston lobster at Jumbo Seafood (Photo: Jumbo Seafood)

There’s also a one-for-one deal on live Boston lobster, which you can choose to have braised with superior broth, baked with cheese and butter, or steamed with Chinese wine and egg white. You'll need the ION Orchard mobile app for this.

Both promotions are valid until Jul 28.

Jumbo Seafood, #04-09/10 ION Orchard.

LIMITED EDITION MACARONS AT TWG

TWG Tea and ION Exclusive Macaron
TWG Tea's Ion Orchard exclusive macarons (Photo: TWG Tea)

TWG Tea Salon & Boutique is offering limited-edition Passion Fruit Tea infused macarons. These lovely darlings feature delicate caramel almond shells dusted with cocoa powder, filled with milk chocolate ganache – perfect for mum and kiddo to enjoy together. Or just mum on her own with a glass of wine, are we right?

The macarons are available in gift boxes of six, 12 or 24, priced at S$12, S$24 and S$48 respectively, until Jul 28.

If you'd rather dine in, that ION Orchard mobile app will get you one-for-one patisserie with every a la carte main course ordered on weekdays (excluding teatime, 2pm to 6pm).

TWG Tea, #02-21 ION Orchard.

In partnership with ION Orchard.

Source: CNA/my

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