COSMO WEEKEND GUIDE (4 MAY – 6 MAY)
4 May 2012 (Friday)
Eat: Ben & Jerry’s
Picture your favourite Ben & Jerry’s flavour. Ready? Now imagine it squished in between two chunkalicious chocolate chip cookies. Nope, this isn’t fantasy. This is real! Get your ‘wich at any Scoop Shop islandwide. Sin never tasted so goooood.
Drink: Damotory Korean Wine House
If you’re getting tired of the same ol’ alcoholic brews available at your local pub, why not pop by Damatory for some authentic Korean tipples? Try the mountain apple wine and the red ginseng wine … 맛있어요! (delicious!)
Location: #01-30/31 Robertson Walk, 11 Unity St, Tel: 6235 6787
Opening Hours: Daily, 5pm to 1am
Play: MPH Book Sale
Bookworms, mark your calendars … you do not want to miss out on this. With up to 80 percent discount, you’ll be able to get your hands on all the bestsellers, obscure novels and much more!
Dates: 4 to 6 May 2012
Location: Singapore Expo, Hall 4B
Time: 9 am to 9 pm
5 May 2012 (Saturday)
We just can’t get enough of Vietnamese cuisine! This week, we’re in love with Annam, a Viet eatery under the Les Amis group. Check out lesser-known but equally delicious dishes like Banh Xeo (pancakes with prawns, pork and bean sprouts) and Ca Kho To (simmered black cod with caramel sauce in clay pot).
Location: 1 Scotts Road, #02-11 Shaw Centre, Tel: 6735 6656
Opening Hours: Daily, 12pm–2.30pm, 6.30pm–9.30pm
Drink: Number 5
Singaporeans may not necessarily commemorate Cinco De Mayo (a Spanish holiday traditionally celebrated on May 5), but hey, any reason to have fun right? Enjoy cheap booze all night long and show off your best flamenco moves!
Location: 5 Emerald Hill, Tel: 6732 0818
Opening Hours: Mondays to Thursdays, 12pm – 2am, Friday & Saturday, 12pm – 3am, Sunday, 5pm – 2am
Play: Vesak Day Digital Shootout
Dreaming of being the next Annie Leibovitz? Grab your trusty DSLR camera and join documentary and travel photographer Deanna Ng on a half-day shootout at Bright Hill Temple. This workshop is targeted at photographers who are familiar with shooting techniques and DSLR usage, looking for new scenarios to exercise their skills and get on-location guidance. Register now at http://www.objectifs.com.sg/ed-photography.htm?education/ph-vesak.htm
Location: 56A Arab Street, Tel: 6293 9782
Time: 7am – 1pm
6 May 2012 (Sunday)
For value-for-money Japanese bento set meals, look no further than Seki. Enjoy a wide range of good-quality sushi, sashimi as well as grilled seafood and veggies.
Location: #01-02 Rendezvous Hotel Gallery,Tel: 6336 3806 / 6336 3807
Opening Hours: Daily,12pm – 3ppm, 6pm – 11.00pm
Drink: Double-Boiled Herbal Tonic Soups
Get ready for the work week with a new series of nourishing herbal soups from Marina Mandarin’s Peach Blossoms. These double-boiled wonders include chicken bouillion with fish maw, sea cucumber and flower mushrooms as well as baby abalone Soup with Chinese herbs.
Location: Level 5 Marina Mandarin, Tel: 6845 1118
Opening Hours: Daily, 12pm–3pm, 6.30pm–11pm
Play: A Chorus Line
Set to spellbinding choreography and unforgettable tunes, you’ll be riveted by the tale of these 17 equally talented dancers, all auditioning for the chance of a lifetime. Tickets available at Sistic.
Dates: 4 to 27 May 2012
Location: Sands Theater at Marina Bay Sands