COSMO WEEKEND GUIDE (13 APR – 15 APR)

13 April 2012 (Friday)

Eat: Bonta’s Hook, Line & Sinker

Love fish? Then you won’t want to miss out on the lovely rainbow trout creations at Hook, Line & Sinker. We love the homemade rainbow trout ravioli, served with Mediterranean scampi and basil oil – the pasta is al dente and has a wonderfully buttery flavour. Other yummy dishes include the rainbow trout carpaccio and pan-roasted rainbow trout wrapped in crispy eggplant.

Location: Bonta Italian Restaurant & Bar, 207 River Valley Road, #01-61 UE Square River Wing, Tel: 6333 8875
Opening Hours: Daily, 12noon to 2.30pm (lunch daily except Sat) and 6.30pm to 11pm (dinner daily).

Drink: Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte

The weekend is here! That’s reason enough to celebrate with some champagne! Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte, the elegant, aromatic bubbly is now available at any leading supermarket or wine boutique.

Play: Fash Bash featuring Kissy Sell Outf

Party the night away with Guest DJ Kissy Sell Out! He’ll be banging out electro tunes that will keep you jumping and jiving on the dancefloor. Tickets sold at the door, $21 for ladies and $26 for me, inclusive of two standard drinks. Doors open at 10pm.

Location: The Butter Factory, #02-02/03/04 One Fullerton, 1 Fullerton Rd, Tel: 6333 8243

14 April 2012 (Saturday)

Eat: Ginza Bairin

Who says all the good food is only in the east? Specialty tonkatsu (Japanese breaded pork) restaurant Ginza Bairin has set up shop in Jurong East! Apart from the succulent tonkatsu sandwiches that made them famous, check out new additions like the mini tonkatsu burger and tonkatsu nuggets.

Location: #B1-K05 JCube, 2 Jurong East Central 1, Tel: 6684 3378
Opening Hours: Daily, 11.30am to 10pm

Drink: Somersby Apple Cider

Zesty and refreshing, this is the perfect drink for hot, sticky afternoons. Made from real apples, it’s sweet but not cloyingly so. Get a pack of four bottles at just $16.80, available at all NTUC  FairPrice outlets.

Play: Filter Members Club

After its recent makeover, Filter is back and even better than before! DJ Derek of Tazmania Ballroom in Hong Kong will rule the decks this Saturday. Email popbottles@filterclub.sg to book a table (or two)!

Location: 1 Nanson Road (beside Gallery Hotel)

15 April 2012 (Sunday)

Eat: Marina Mandarin Singapore’s Atrium Lounge

This Sunday, how about treating your mum to an indulgent high tea session at Marina Mandarin? Enjoy an assortment of delicate, delicious dim sum served piping hot. There’s also a wide array of desserts that will surely give you a sugar rush!

When: Weekends
Location: Marina Mandarin’s Atrium Lounge, Tel: 6845 1000
Time: 3pm to 5.30pm

Drink: Viking Coffee

Yet another gourmet coffee joint has joined the fray … but we’re not complaining! Viking Coffe’s house blend is an aromatic blend of beans from Papua New Guinea, Ethiopia and Brazil, all roasted locally. Situated in the quaint neighbourhood of Kampong Glam, this cafe also doubles up as a gallery and retail store.

Location: 56 Kandahar Street
Opening Hours: Sun to Thurs, 10am – 11pm; Fri & Sat, 10am – 3am

Play: Cirque du Marché

Enjoy a slice of Australia at this Sunday’s Cirque du Marché, which is modelled after the famous Fremantle Market in Perth. With all-day performances from buskers, it’s the perfect way to spend a laidback afternoon. Gourmands will also be thrilled by the array of good food available for sale.

Date: 15 April
Location: 30 Victoria Street
Time: 10am to 7pm

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