Monday, 29 July 2019

Oscar’s – Think Local Eat Local Be Local [MEDIA INVITE]

Asian Caesar Salad


This National Day, Oscar’s at Conrad Centennial Singapore join the celebration with the theme “Think Local – Eat Local – Be Local” from now till 31 August 2019.

Conrad Bear Celebrating Singapore's 54th Birthday

You can treat your tastebuds with the extensive spread of amazing local dishes. LD and I visited Oscars for their weekday buffet and we are still mesmerized by the amazing spread.

Mixed Asian Crackers with Spicy Kecap Manis

Asian Caesar Salad. The famous Caesar salad at Oscar’s is taking on an Asian theme. Condiments include Ikan Bilis, Pickled Radish, Stewed Peanuts, Fried Fish Skin, Mushrooms, Quail Eggs, Pork Floss and Sambal Dressing. It is then tossed inside the big parmesan cheese wheel so it is evenly coated with cheese. The final taste is creamy, rich and uniquely Asian. Yummy.

Asian Caesar Salad Ingredients

Asian Caesar Salad Ingredients

Asian Caesar Salad

Hand Pulled Beef Brisket in Bak Pau at Live Station. The pau is soft and fluffy, while the beef brisket is moist, juicy and melts in your mouth. The grilled pineapples and chipotle mayonnaise gave the pau creamy, spicy twang with a sweet tangy finish at the end.

Hand Pulled Beef Brisket in Bak Pau

Teochew-style Braised Duck. The skin of the duck is soft and just melts in your mouth. While the flesh is succulent and thoroughly infused with the braising sauce. It is braised together with firm beancurd that is soft and tasty.

Teochew-style Braised Duck

Kari Daging – Malaysian Style Beef Curry. Solid flavour that is filled with curry spices. The curry is thick and intense and the cubed beef will need some chewing to extract more flavours. Good to eat with White Rice.

Kari Daging

Cantonese Roast Station. Not a station that I will normally visit during buffet. However, I was pleasantly surprised by the Cantonese roast here. The chicken is juicy and succulent, while the roast pork has a serious crispy skin and tender meat. The char siew is fatty and sweet, but it can do with more charred.

Cantonese Roast Station

Muar Otah-Otah Fried Rice. Delicious cube otah tossed with al dente fried rice. The fried rice is flavourful, while the otah has a bit crunch and moist internally. The otah cubes are evenly spread and you can taste it in each bite.

Muar Otah-Otah Fried Rice

Laksa. Check out the outdoor noodle station to taste this Singapore local dish. The rice noodle is smooth and silky, while the laksa broth is thick, solid and filled with spices.

Laksa

Moving to desserts, Bicentennial Lapis is a must try and it is also the special creation to celebrate Singapore’s birthday this year. You can taste the milky rose syrup flavour, with the moist lapis cake and chewiness of the bubble tea pearl.

Bicentennial Lapis & Traditional Kueh Lapis

Durian Moose Cake. The cream and sponge cake are soft and moist, paired nicely with delectable durian moose. The flavour of the durian is mellow and not overpowering.

Durian Moose Cake with Bicentennial Lapis

The rest of the desserts line up. The rest of the desserts are equally good. This round I had pandan infused tiramisu with milo powder, traditional bread and butter pudding, jasmine tea crème brulee, jackfruit compote panna cotta and mango & mint chantilly. Not to mention crowd favourites like waffles and pancakes with ice creams. 

Mango & Mint Chantilly

Traditional Bread and Butter Pudding

While the above dishes are the focus during this period, the regular mainstay items readily available such as fresh oysters, cold seafood selections, cold cuts & cheeses, sushi & sashimi, International roast, International cuisine and many more irresistible dishes.

Fresh Oysters & Cold Seafood Selections

Think Local Eat Local Be Local Buffet
When: Now till 31 August 2019 – Dinner.
Where: Oscar’s Café and Terrace, Conrad Centennial Singapore
Price:
Sun – Thu Dinner: Adult $79.00*, Child $39.50
Fri & Sat Dinner: Adult $89.00*, Child $44.50
*includes free-flow of Pina Colada Slushy.

For reservations or enquiries, please call Oscar’s at 6432 7463/81 or email 

Pina Colada Slushy

Thank you very much to Conrad Centennial Singapore for hosting us.

Food & Drinks: 8.5/10
Value: 9/10
Service: N/A
Ambiance: 8.5/10
Budget per Person: $81 & Above

Oscar's
2 Temasek Boulevard
Lobby Level, Conrad Centennial Singapore
Singapore 038982

T: +65 6432 7481
IG: @Conradsingapore
OH:
Open 24 Hours for A la carte menu
Buffet Breakfast: 06.00 – 10.30
Buffet Lunch: 12.00 – 14.30
Buffet Dinner: 18.00 – 22.00
Sunday Brunch: 12.30 – 15.30


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