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Sungkai Ramadhan At The Empire Hotel & Country Club

Sungkai Ramadhan at The Empire Hotel & Country Club is something to look forward to this year especially with an addition of Pantai and Li Gong in the list for Sungkai promotion.

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Atrium Café‘s Sungkai is themed as Ala Minang, or widely known as Minangkabau, an Indonesia style cuisine. Only B$28 per adult and B$14 per child, plus 10% service charge, the Sungkai offer Atrium Café is available throughout month of Ramadhan with sumptuous and nutritious Sungkai spread.

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Expect flavourful appetisers such as Gado-Gado salad and acar buah-buahan, kerabu ayam pedas, kerabu perut, kerabu manga muda. Tasty bubur lambuk, lontong padang, aneka sate Soto Ayam Soto Betawi. Traditional sumptuous tender beef oxtail chunks in rich slow-cooked oxtail broth, Soto Padang and Soup Tekwan.

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Over at the main course, there’s delicious spread of beef rendang, dendang Balado, ayam gulai, ayam goring balado, ayam bakar kemangi, ayam goring kalasan, ayam pop, asam pedas ikan tenggiri, chilli crab, fried spiced crab, sambal sotong, pepes sotong and many more.

To end your meal, indulge in these desserts of bubur pulut hitam, kuih lapis lengit, kuih getuk lindri, kuih mangkuk, dadar gulung, kuih lopis, bubur durian and bubur nangka.

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Meanwhile, at Pantai feast on a Mediterranean themed cuisine at B$48 per person plus 10% service charge, available on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Li Gong will feature All You Can Eat from 1st day of Ramadhan to 22nd July for just B$22 per person and Hot Pot Buffet at Li Gong will be available from 23rd July to 8th August at B$25 per person.

If you opt for light meals and delicious takeaways, visit the Aneka Juadah Ramadhan at Zest, level 5. Indulge in unique traditional cakes, savouries and also Spaghettini’s popular freshly made pizzas.

B$1 of every bill will be donated to DANA Pengiran Muda Mahkota Al-Muhtadee Billah Untuk Anak–Anak Yatim.

During this promotion, selected Baiduri cardholders are entitled to exclusive 25% discount off dining – Baiduri Empire Infinite, Baiduri Visa Infinite and Baiduri Platinum cardholders. Earn triple Royal Skies miles when dining during this promotion at The Empire Hotel & Country Club and stand a chance of winning lucky draw prizes.

For more information about Sungkai Ramadhan at The Empire Hotel & Country Club please call 241 7700 or 241 8888.

RBC Amazing ASEAN Food Festival at Airport Restaurant

Amazing Asean Food Festival 


Chefs of The Airport Restaurant showcasing the Asean Food Festival Buffet Dinner, 6:30pm to 10:00pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday till 28th April2013.

The buffet priced at B$29.90 per adult and B$15.00 per child. RBC Dining Privilege Card members get special discounted price at B$26.91 per adult and B$13.50 per child upon presenting their DPC.


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Popular dishes from ten countries namely Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam are available in the buffet rotation menus which include Brunei Kolo Mee, Cambodian Eggplant with Beef, Indonesian Dumplings in Sweet Ginger Soup, Laos Cashew Chicken, Malaysian Chili Mussel, Burmese Lamb Yogurt, Filipino Paella De Madrid, Singapore Nasi Bukhari, Thai Tamarind Mussel and Vietnamese Fish and Pineapple Stew.

For reservations, please call: The Airport Restaurant (Tel: 233 1853/233 9207) from 7am to 11pm

Sungkai at The Empire Hotel Atrium


Gather with friends and families to experience the tranquil Sungkai buffet at The Empire Hotel and Country Club with special dining offers at Atrium Café, for only $28 per adult and $14 per child.

Indulge in the selection of delightful dishes from various stations; from hot to cold selections, appetizers, food stalls, rice stations, salad bar, Indian corner, Maki station and a live carving station by our very own Chef!


Among the appetizers available are Kerabu Mango with Beef, Spicy Seafood Terrine, Potato Salad with Wasabi Mayonnaise, Soba with Singapore Laksa gravy and more. The food stalls serves Ambuyat, shawarma, Asam Laksa and many more.


The highlights of this international buffet spread are mainly from Malaysia, India, Brunei, Thailand, Vietnam and Japan, such as the selection of Maki on ice, Bubur Lambuk, Briyani Chicken rice, Thai Green curry squid and more other choices.

Sweet sumptuous desserts are ready to end every patron’s meal with various choices such as blueberry cheese cake, Othello cake, Empire popular Bread and Butter pudding, fruits fritter and selections of ice cream.


In addition, an exclusive 25% discount are extended to Empire/Baiduri infinite cardholders and all diners spends B$250 and above will stand a chance to drive home a brand new BMW 3 series and other fabulous prizes including digital camears, home theatre system and Empire hotel stay and meal by entering the Baiduri Say Yes luck draw.

Meanwhile for Royal Skies cardholders, diners may earn triple miles and win lucky draw prize to Dubai for 2 persons.

Also, 20% discounts is applicable to all Empire Select members for the Ramadhan Sungkai buffet at Atrium Café.

Furthermore, Ramadhan stalls with Middle Eastern sitting style are also available near the Atrium Café that serves delicious signature cakes and drinks from 6pm to 10:30pm.

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Food Warriors Assemble!


The BRUNEI FOOD FESTIVAL 2012 kicks off tomorrow at the indoor stadium. It’s one of a kind festive that showcases various culinary styles of Asia particulary South East Asian Foods and Beverages to the public.

Organised by Airtimes Media Management, the festival is supported by the Brunei Tourism and the Ministry of Industry and Primary Resources.  The official media is the Food Guide and Exclusive Media Partner is Borneo Bulletin and Media Permata. The four-day festival will see daily fun and exciting activities for the public.

The festival will feature two concepts, one of which is the “open concept” allowing visitors to tuck into their meals at the food court area provided by us.  The second concept is the air-con tentage. Just to inform the festive promotion is now in progress and one the NEWS promotion will start in May and it will be in Gadong.  The food festival news will be appear at the LCD MEGA TV at the Gadong Junction before entering the Centrepoint areas.

The major crowd puller during the day will be the 1ST FOOD WARRIOR CHALLENGE.  This FOOD WARRIOR CHALLENGE is open to the public,  fun yet exciting food challenge will see the victor walking away with a BND$500 cash prize.

Apart from that, there are daily lucky draws and many more activities held during the festival. So come on down to the Indoor Stadium Berakas and check it out tomorrow onwards!!

Some of the activities lined up include:

1st Food Warrior Eating Challenge

Participants need to finish the first round of food in a qualifying time in order to get into the FINAL ROUND!

The WINNER will take home a top cash prize of $500.00!

1st BEST Cake Decorator

The Best Cake Decorator will give a chance for the bakers to show their best fondant skill! The most voted will win!

Martabak BEST Flyer

Participant need to know how to fly the martabak higher into the air.  The higher martabak fly, the big chance for you to win!

Tea-Tarik Competition

You need to do a shuffle dance while making the tea tarik. The best Tea-Tarik will win the prizes!

Kids Ice-Cream Eating Challenge

Kids Love Ice Cream! Bring your kids and let them join this fun eating ice-cream challenge and be the winner!

And many more!!! See you there!!!!



Pantaran Salai Ala Brunei at Rizqun International


COME along and delight your belly with another edition of Rizqun Coffee House’s delectable menus with the theme ‘Pantaran Salai Ala Brunei’.

Begin with an appetiser of salad mixes or platters of delicious traditional meat dishes such as PaisAyam, Terung Bakar, Pais Daging or Pais Udang.

Or how about the choices of Kerabu such as the Sotong Tutuk, Hati Buyah, Mango, Tang Hoon, corn,Kupang, spicy cucumber, eggs, salty fish, salty eggs or mixed fruits as well as crispies.

For those whose palates are craving for something extra, try out the ‘Pantaran Gorang-Goreng’ that includes fried bananas, fried prawns, cakoi goreng with coconut jam or peanut butter, keropok lekor,popia and dip them into an assortment of sauces, namely chili sauce, tomato sauce and Thai sweet chili sauce.

Also from the Coffee House Kitchen is the ‘Pantaran Ambuyat’, where you can have the infamousambuyat, and dip them into a number of ‘cacahs’ such as Mambangan, Cincalok, Binjai, Budu.Tempoyak, Sambal Mangga, Sambal Belacan or the Tahai soup. For the adventurous, instead of one ‘cacah’, you could mix a few and see where it takes you!

The Chinese Kitchen presents the ‘Pantaran Soto’, which includes Tulang Rusuk, Berubut, Hati Buyah, IsiAyam, Isi Daging, Tauge, Sawi Hijau, Mee Taitong and Mee Hoon.

The ‘Pantaran Salai’ offers a selection of grilled food such as Satay Ayam, Satay Daging, Satay Urat,Satay Udang, Satay Hati, Satay Sosej, Kambing Sali, Tenggiri Sali and squid.

And last but not least, the ‘Pantaran Rebus Putih Dan Sayuran’ from Coffee House Kitchen offers a choice of Kol Bulat, Kacang Panjang, Kol China, Aneka Cendawan, Pakis and Kang Kong for customers’ choice.

So come one, come all!

Rizqun Coffee House is located on the ground floor of The Mall, Gadong.

The Brunei Times


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