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Singapore food fair at Royal Park Hotel; Hyatt Regency’s new buffet pastry creations

Singapore food fair at Royal Park

The Royal Park Hotel in the Nihonbashi district of Tokyo is holding a Singapore food fair at its Symphony restaurant on the lobby floor, through March 31.

In cooperation with the Embassy of Singapore, the Singapore Tourism Board and All Nippon Airlines (ANA), the hotel is hosting this fair for the second time to promote Singaporean cuisine in Japan.

Inviting chefs from the luxury hotel Royal Plaza on Scotts Singapore, customers can enjoy authentic Singaporean flavors, including chili crab, nasi lemak as well as steamed yam paste with gingko, all served buffet style.

The fair is being held from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. and costs ¥5,250 for adults, ¥4,725 for people over 65 and ¥3,150 for children between 4 and 12. Prices include tax but are subject to a 10 percent service charge.

The Royal Park Hotel is connected to Tokyo Metro Suitengumae Station. For more information, call (03) 3667-1111 or visit www.rph.co.jp/english .

Pastry chef’s new creations for buffet

With new pastry chef Hirokazu Sato in place, the Hyatt Regency Tokyo in the Shinjuku area of the capital is offering his new sweets collections for the hotel’s popular sweets buffet, while also introducing Sato’s new items at its pastry shop.

Sato studied with Sadaharu Aoki, of the namesake patisserie, and twice won a competition in France. The hotel welcomed Sato as chief baker and pastry chef last July.

Through March 29, the sweets buffet at the hotel’s all-day dining space, Caffè, on the lobby floor offers over 20 kinds of Sato’s new creations, including tarts, crème brûlée macaroons, cakes and chocolates. Moreover, a meringue specialty dish will be offered once to each table. Customers can also enjoy light meals such as salads and pizza as well as over 20 kinds of drinks.

The buffet is available from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. from Monday through Friday (except holidays) at ¥3,000 per person (¥1,500 for children under 5). Prices include tax and a service charge.

The Hyatt Regency Tokyo is connected to Tochomae Station on the Toei Oedo Line, a 4-minute walk from Tokyo Metro Nishi-Shinjuku Station and a 9-minute walk from Shinjuku Station. For more information and reservations, call (03) 3348-1234.