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One-Ninety, Four Seasons Hotel

One-Ninety is the long-timer in-house continental restaurant of the Four Seasons in Singapore. It may be a trite dining concept, but it's an old-reliable that can be counted on for a simple, low-fuss meal amidst elegant digs.

The Mezze Dinner Buffet ($64+ per pax) is a semi-buffet spread of curated appetizers and desserts, and supplemented with an ala carte main course. It's not the most extensive or outstanding of buffets, but where the selection is kept purposefully small, the quality is maintained pretty highly.

My main was a Pan-fried Mediterranean Seabass, cooked beautifully, and simply adorned by a broccolini caponata, lemon, ketchup, and a lemon cream sauce.

The Hubs had the Black Angus Prime Tenderloin ($32 supplement) juicy, imbued with a wonderful char, and served with a red wine jus and blistered baby peppers. Nice if a little overpriced for the quality.

DIY Salad Station, nice crisp greens and a lovely selection of evoo

Poached Baby Kailan; Feta Cheese

Heirloom Tomatoes - these were huuuugggeee and bursting with sweetness.

Jellied Pork Trotters; Mushroom Artichoke Salad

Clockwise from bottom left: Ox Tongue; Mixed Green Salad; Sugar Bean Salad; Jellied Pork Trotters

Baby Eggplant with Balsamic; Mixed Green Salad

Spring Chicken with Asparagus; Mango Duck Salad - these were disappointing, the chicken was all dried out, and the duck was gamey

Hummus and Babaganoush - fantastic

Scallops on ice - fresh enough

Snow Fish carpaccio

Assorted Sushi Rolls - hearty and rustic

All the charchuterie were great! Parma Ham; Honey Baked Ham

Beef Salami; Pepperoni

Smoked Chicken Breast

Gypsy Pork Belly

Coarse Pork Lyoner; Smoked Turkey Roll

Nocetta Salami; Mushroom Terrine

Cheese Station - I loved that they labelled each cheese in detail: age, region, type...

The desserts were fair albeit forgettable; Assorted Nonya Kuehs; Yuzu Orange Jelly

Cheesecake; Assorted Macarons

Clockwise from bottom left: Pecan Nut Brownie; Raspberry Cake; Apricot Tart; Lavender Panna Cotta

Queen's Kisses; Grandma's Chocolate Cake; Tropical Fruit Cocktail; Sfogliatella

Bread & Butter Pudding with vanilla sauce

Complimentary crusty bread with softened butter


One-Ninety
Four Season Hotel
190 Orchard Boulevard
Tel: 6734 1110
Open daily from 6.30am to 10.30am for breakfast;
11.30am to 2.30pm for lunch;
6.30pm to 10.30pm for dinner
Saturday & Sunday from 12noon to 3pm for weekend brunch

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