Dinner is Coming: Requiem for the Red Viper – 25 Apr’15

Oberyn was ever the viper. Deadly, dangerous, unpredictable. No man dared tread on him.  – Doran Martell

Geek Crusade invites you to pay your last respects to the late, great Oberyn Martell. Join us for our latest Dinner is Coming event as we celebrate the Game of Thrones fandom over food, conversation, and this time, funeral rites.

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   Requiem for the Red Viper

All praise the name of Oberyn of the House Martell, Prince of Dorne, the Red Viper and father to the Sand Snakes! Come join us for a celebration like no other in the Seven Kingdoms, as we bring the Prince’s body home to Dorne. Lay our sweet Prince to rest with us, then feast on the best that Dorne has to offer.

Inspired by A Song Of Ice And Fire, the high fantasy epic by George R. R. Martin, our latest dinner will begin with a solemn ceremony to commemorate the life and death of Oberyn Martell. This will be followed by a lavish tasting menu inspired by the cuisine of Dorne and the history of House Martell.  Seats are limited to a party of 50, and here’s what’s on the menu.

 Tasting Menu

Dinner consists of a 6-course tasting menu, served communal style. The pictures below depict sharing plates for four. If you do not want to share and prefer individual plating, let us know.

Bastards of Dorne

Rye bread with hummus and olives

Murder Most Fowl 

Pan-seared, oven baked duck breast in smoked paprika with lemons and cherry tomatoes

The Wrath of the Sand Snakes

Flat iron steak with beet jus

Dragon Eggs Hatching

Potato salad with avruga, salmoe roe and hard boiled quail egg

Dornish Love – Two Ways

Braised chicken breast, cooked two ways

Sweet, Cold Revenge

Baked apples with raspberries and whipped cream

Event Details

[toggle title=”Date and Time“]Apr 25, 2014 (Saturday) , 7pm [/toggle] [toggle title=”Address“] Restaurant SELA | 32 Seah St, Singapore 188388 Nearest MRT: City Hall/ Bugis Station [/toggle] [toggle title=”Ticket price”] Prices start from $95 nett for dinner, or $120 nett for dinner and two glasses of wine*. (booking fees not included) [/toggle]

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

[toggle title=”What is a Requiem?“]A Requiem, pronounced asˈre-kwē-əm  is a) a Mass for the repose of the souls of the dead or b) a musical composition setting parts of a requiem Mass or c) an act or token of rememberance. Devotees of Oberyn Martell can therefore pay their last respects and finally gain closure.[/toggle][toggle title=”How is this a Game of Thrones-inspired dinner?“]In the GOT books, there are rich, detailed descriptions of the different cuisines from the Seven Kingdoms. In this dinner, the dishes are either inspired by specific lines from the books or from the history of House Martell.[/toggle][toggle title=”Why are you serving the food communal style?”] Because Oberyn did everything communal style. ;p  [/toggle][toggle title=”Do I need to be a Game of Thrones fanatic to attend this dinner? I don’t know much about the show or the books.“]You don’t need to be a GOT fanatic – you just need to appreciate good food, and a good conversation over a nice meal. [/toggle] [toggle title=”Must I dress up?“]You don’t have, but if you feel a burning desire to turn up as one of the sand snakes or even (gasp!) the Mountain, we certainly won’t stop you![/toggle] [toggle title=”Is Oberyn Martell my father?“] Well, Bastards are born of passion and our prince is a passionate man. Your queue number is 129. [/toggle] [toggle title=”I’m coming as the mother of dragons, can I bring my dragons?“]Of course. Restaurant Sela is a dragon friendly restaurant. Torching of food is allowed. [/toggle] [toggle title=”What happened at your last Dinner is Coming events?“] So much fun! check out what happened at our  Welcome to King’s Landing and Panem Forever events. [/toggle] [toggle title=”Is your event affiliated to HBO?“] Dinner Is Coming is an event organized by fans for fans, and is in no way affiliated with HBO or George R.R Martin. [/toggle]  [toggle title=”What are your upcoming Dinner is Coming events?“] We created our Dinner is Coming series of pop-culture events to connect fans, fandoms and food. Connect with us, and a raven will be sent to inform you of our upcoming events.