COSMO WEEKEND GUIDE (11 MAY – 13 MAY)
11 May 2012 (Friday)
Eat: Edible Lipsticks
Feel like a princess with Canele’s gorgeous, feminine treats this Mothers’ Day weekend. Indulge in the Je T’aime Mama special series, with platters of edible chocolate lipsticks, elegant layered cakes and rose macaroons priced from $3 to $36. Promotion until 20 May.
Location: All Canele outlets
Drink: “Happiest Happy Hour”
With two housepour drinks going at $9 nett from 4 to 9pm daily, you just might find yourself attaining nirvana at this quirky themed bistro.
Location: Nirvana Bistro Bar, 43 Neil Road, Tel: 6224 2865
Opening hours: Mon – Fri (Noon – 1am), Sat (Noon – 2am)
Play: The Moving Body
You gotta move it, move it … this weekend! The Moving Body, a one-stop fitness centre offering Pilates, Gyrotonics and physiotherapy, is launching a brand new branch this weekend and they want to give you a complimentary trial! Time to finally get those kinks out of your neck and shoulders …
Dates: 11 & 12 May
Call 6469 3870 to book an appointment.
12 May 2012 (Saturday)
We think a scrumptious buffet is in order… the calorie counting can wait! Indulge in Carousel’s spread of food from around the world. Don’t miss out on the Provencal style red snapper, Cataluna seafood stew and a dizzying array of 14 other types of seafood.
Location: Royal Plaza on Scotts, 25 Scotts Road, Tel: 6737 7966
Opening Hours: Lunch (12 – 2pm), High Tea (3.30 pm – 5.30 pm), Dinner (6.30 pm – 10.30 pm)
Drink: Ying Yang’s
You know you need some major catching up with girlfriends when the weekend rolls by. We think that Ying Yang’s cozy, private layout in the heart of artsy Ann Siang district is perfect for your girls’ night out. Grab a cocktail blend, and garnish with gossip.
Location: 28 Ann Siang Rd, 6808 2188
Opening Hours: Mon – Thur (11 – 12.30 am), Fri (11.30 – 2am), Sat (6pm – 12mn)
Play: Kelis Live at Avalon
It’s time to bring your milkshake to the yard, y’all! Award-winning singer-songwriter Kelis is coming to town with her original concept live performance show at the uber-luxe Avalon, followed by a smashing after-party to round up your evening.
Location: Marina Bay Sands, 2 Bayfront Avenue
Time: 7.30 pm
13 May 2012 (Sunday)
Eat: Chocolate lava dumplings
The chocolate deprivation ends now. Din Tai Fung serves up its dumplings of finely-mashed red bean paste and premium Criollo chocolate lava for a truly mouth-watering experience.
Dates: 1 May to 3 June
Location: All Din Tai Fung Restaurants
Drink: Golden Ale
Bottoms up! While the Monday blues away at The Pump Room. We recommend you have a swig at their award-winning Golden Ale, the Best of Show at Asia Beer Awards 2011, with its beautiful citrus and floral aromas. Beers have never been this fabulous.
Location: 3B River Valley Road, The Foundry, 6808 2188
Opening hours: Sun – Thur (12pm – 3 am), Fri – Sat (12pm – 5am)
Play: Very Short International Film Fest
The Very Short International Film Fest is back for its 14th edition. Satisfy your arty-pangs with this international lineup of thought-provoking short films. Tickets available at TicketBooth.
Dates: 12 & 13 May
Location: Alliance Francaise Theatre, 1 Sarkies Road
Time: 12 May (3pm & 5pm), 13 May (2pm & 4pm)