COSMO WEEKEND GUIDE (17 FEB – 19 FEB)
17 February 2012 (Friday)
Eat: Bistecca Tuscan Steakhouse
Serving up hearty portions of premium steaks (check out the massive Australian wagyu that weighs in at over 1kg!), this is the perfect place to chill out with your best male buddies.
Venue: 25 Mohamed Sultan Rd, Tel: 6735 6735
Opening Hours: Tues to Sat, 12 noon – 2.30pm, 7 – 11.30pm; Sun, 11am – 3pm
St. Patrick’s Day may not be a big deal in Singapore (yet), but hey, any excuse to party right? Sque will be serving up all-time favourite Bangers & Mash with one Guinness Surger or two Guinness Stouts at a special price of $29.50 and $35.80 respectively. It’ll be a fun-filled night of Trivia Quiz, Blind Tasting and Beer Pong with plenty of attractive prizes to be won!
Venue: 6 Eu Tong Sen Street, #01-70 The Central, Tel: 6222 1887
Opening Hours: Mon to Thurs and Sundays, 11.30am – 12 midnight; Fri, Sat and eve of public holidays 11.30am – 1am
DJ John Digweed is consistently in the top 10 list in DJ Mag’s annual Top 100. You’ll definitely be entranced by this British DJ’s brand of progressive house!
Venue: Avalon, South Crystal Pavilion, Marina Bay Sands
Time: Doors open at 10pm
For ticketing details, visit http://www.ticketbooth.com.sg/EventDetail.ntuc?EventId=214
18 February 2012 (Saturday)
Eat: Magnolia Sherbet
When the heat gets too much to bear, pop into your nearest convenience store and get your hands on the scrumptiously refreshing Magnolia Sherbet. Available in zesty local flavours such as Melon, Lychee and Mangosteen. Ahh …
Venue: Available at convenience stores and all leading grocery outlets
It’s Saturday night! Slip into your favourite LBD, and hit the hot new bar that is Skyloft. Parked on the fifth floor of Sentosa’s iFly Singapore building, you’ll get a stunning view of the sea. Check out their extensive list of unusual mojitos, margaritas and martinis – psst, we hear the Ginger Mojito is dee-lish!
Venue: #05-01 iFly Singapore, 43 Siloso Beach Walk, Tel: 6270 0602
Opening Hours: Tues to Sat, 4pm – 2am; Sun, 10am – 10pm
Play: Public Garden
Featuring the best of local indie businesses like Pigologist and Teaspoon Vintage, this flea market promises an eclectic mix of art, books, vintage clothing and even cupcakes. Wear your comfy shoes and hit the ATMs before popping down – all the stalls accept cash only.
Date: 18 February
Venue: 90 Goodman Road, Goodman Arts Centre, Block B, Level 1 and 3
Time: 1pm – 8pm
19 February 2012 (Sunday)
Eat: Plain Vanilla Bakery
Cupcake fans never had it so good; it seems like cupcake bakeries are sprouting up all over the island! The latest to join the fray is Plain Vanilla, situated right smack in the heart of Holland Village. We loved the Milk Chocolate Banana and Red Velvet … perfect with a hot cup of tea.
Venue: 34A Lorong Mombong, Tel: 6465 5942
Opening Hours: Tues to Sat, 12 noon – 8pm; Sun, 12 noon to 6pm
Drink: Wine Inn
Stave off Monday blues over a bottle (or two!) of fine wines over at Sunset Way. With an impressive list of wines from many different regions, you’ll definitely find something you love.
Venue: 106 Clementi Street 12, Tel: 6779 5795
Opening Hours: Sun, Tues-Sat, 4pm to 12 midnight. Closed on Mondays.
Play: Dog Whisperer Free Pet Shop
If you’ve been looking for a dog to complete your family but feel iffy about pet shops, head down to East Coast Park this weekend. Dog shelters such as Action for Singapore Dogs, Animal Lovers’ League, Noah’s Ark and Gentle Paws will be bringing down the loveliest dogs for potential adoption by the public. Existing pet owners will also get to enjoy pet related talks and activities.
Dates: 18 and 19 February
Venue: Dalbergia Green, East Coast Park
Time: 12pm – 6pm