Friday, 28 July 2017

AquaMarine – Celebrating Singapore 52th Birthday [MEDIA INVITE]

Roasted Whole Lamb Leg

Marina Mandarin Singapore is celebrating Singapore's 52nd Birthday by bringing you the contemporary local favourites, with a twist. This special dishes will be available from 1st August to 9th August 2017.

Highlights of the sumptuous Halal-certified buffet spread are:

Singapore Chilli Softshell Crab. This is one type of Chilli Crab where your hands will remain clean after eating it. The sauce is tangy, creamy with a subtle kick of spiciness. The softshell crab has a crispy exterior with juicy flesh. Don't miss out on the fried bun, this will help you to polish up the delicious sauce.

Singapore Chilli Softshell Crab

Wagyu Beef Short Rib ‘Satay’. Wagyu Beef Short Rib marinated with satay seasoning, sous vide, then into the oven. It is tender and succulent, with a slight chewiness from the tendon around the short rib. Top it up with the homemade peanut gravy, you have the luxurious version of beef satay.

Wagyu Beef Short Rib ‘Satay’

Wagyu Beef Short Rib ‘Satay’

Seafood in Kueh Pie Tee with Laksa Espuma. On the tasting day, the protein is squid. It is juicy, yet springy and well covered with delicate laksa espuma. Combine that with the crispy cup from the Kueh Pai Tee, you will be eating more than one for sure. Yum Yum.

Seafood in Kueh Pie Tee with Laksa Espuma

Prawn and Ravioli in Nonya Curry. Easily the best dish of the day. The prawn ravioli is solid and crunchy. Mixed it together with the rich nyonya curry plus the fresh prawn, it is probably the ultimate Modern Singaporean cuisine for me. Kudos to the chef and Definitely a must try dish here.

Prawn and Ravioli in Nonya Curry

Mini Tandoori Chicken Slider with Mint Jam. Wholesome mini bites with succulent Tandoori Chicken. Though the tandoori chicken in delicious, I find the bread a little dry for my liking. I wish there is more of the jam or sauce to with this dish.

Mini Tandoori Chicken Slider with Mint Jam

Please note that the usual spread of Seafood's on the island, Cold Seafood Platter, Salad and Appetiser, Boutique Cheeses, Taste of Japan, and Local and International Desserts will be available.

Seafood on the Island spread

This time around, I got try the Roasted Whole Leg of Lamb and their country style beef pot. These dishes are just delectable for meat lovers such as myself. I also suggest you keep some space for their durian desserts, either it is the durian cake or durian pengat. This time around, I get to nibble on the delicious jackfruit.

Jack Fruit

Overall, AquaMarine has definitely up their game in the celebration of Singapore's 52nd Birthday. Their creativity in creating a modern version of traditional Singapore cuisine need to be savour. Due to limited availability, check out the details below. Cheers!!

Celebrating Singapore 52nd Birthday at AquaMarine
Date: 1st to 9th August 2017
Time: 18.30 – 22.00
Price:
$70++ (Adult), $35++ (Child), Sunday to Thursday
$80++ (Adult), $40++ (Child), Friday to Saturday
Reservations: +65 6845 1111 or visit www.marinamandarin.com.sg/dining
* In addition, to commemorate Marina Mandarin Singapore’s 30th birthday, from 1 to 29 August 2017, those celebrating their 30th birthday in August 2017 dine at AquaMarine for free, while the rest of the dining party gets 30% off the buffet. Terms and conditions apply.
** Child: 5 to 12 years old

On 9 August 2017, diners can also catch the spectacular fireworks while having dinner at AquaMarine’s al fresco dining area, subject to weather conditions.

Thank you very much for Marina Mandarin Singapore Marketing team for the tasting invitation.

Food & Drink: 8/10
Value: 7.75/10
Service: N/A (Tasting Invitation)
Ambiance: 8/10
Budget per Person: $81 & Above

AquaMarine
6 Raffles Boulevard
Level 4, Marina Mandarin Hotel
Singapore 039594

T: +65 6845 1111
IG: @marinamandarinsg
OH:
Breakfast: Daily 06.30 – 10.30
Lunch: Mon to Fri, 12.00 – 14.30
Lunch: Sat, Sun & PH, 12.00 – 15.00
Dinner: Daily 18.30 – 22.00


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