COSMO WEEKEND GUIDE (1 – 3 JUNE)
1 June 2012 (Friday)
Eat: Marriott Cafe
Think you had enough of Chinese cuisine? Chef George Jong, of JW Marriott Hotel Beijing will leave you raving for more at the Marriott Cafe. Amp up the stakes with Peking Duck and Wok Fried Pork Fillet with Egg and Black Fungus- a Beijing classic, with Daylily and fungus (great for a detox, we hear!). Available till 17 June.
Location: 320 Orchard Road, Marriott Hotel. 6831 4605
Opening Hours: Lunch buffet (12 – 2.30pm), Dinner buffet (6.30 – 10pm)
Drink: TWG Tea
TWG launches its aptly named Weekend Teas, each inspired by a location round the globe. Have a Weekend in St. Tropez, infused with delicate red fruits and berries to luxe up your brew. Sets of 2, 3 and 5 at $60, $80 and 120 respectively.
Location: All TWG outlets
Play: 55 Minutes
A night at the theatre never hurt one’s weekend line up. Watch 55 Minutes by Maya Dance Theatre, inspired by human communication, and expressed through seamless choreography. Tickets at $32 from Sistic.
Location: 100 Victoria Street, The National Library, Drama Centre Black Box
Time: 1-2 June, 8pm
2 June 2012 (Saturday)
Eat: Caffé B
Discard notions of noisy restaurant chatter, with Caffé B’s all-new private dining room coupled with authentic Italian cuisine to seal the deal. Want a party at your place? Caffé B also offers home catering services at $65+ per guest with gorgeous canapés like caprese skewers and bruchettas.
Location: 2 Bayfront Avenue, B1-15 & 01-83, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands. 6887 3311
Opening Hours: Lunch (12 – 3pm), Dinner (6 – 11pm)
Drink: Harry’s Bar
Harry’s Bar boasts an amazingly long happy hour of, get this- 10 hours daily (11am – 9pm). Selected brews at $10, which drop to $6 during “crazy hour” of 5 -7pm!
Location: All Harry’s Bar outlets
Opening hours: Sun – Thur (11.30am – 1am), Fri, Sat & Eve of PH (11.30am – 2am)
Play: Rediscovering Our Indian Forefathers
Just like your nostalgic Secondary School excursions- minus the ugly uniforms. In collaboration with the Indian Heritage Centre, the National Heritage Board presents a site specific exhibition along Little India for a Singapore like you’ve never seen. Tours limited to 15 participants. Register at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Location: Saturdays until 17 July, Streets of Little India and Arab Street
Time: 10am and 11am
3 June 2012 (Sunday)
Eat: Wild Honey
Breakfast for lunch; dinner; all day. That’s what Wild Honey’s all-day breakfast menu offers- where you can have your pancake and eat it too. We love our supper served with Persian French Toast stuffed in peaches and saffron syrup ($18).
Location: Scotts Square, 6 Scotts Road, 6636 1816; Mandarin Gallery, 333a Orchard Road, 6235 3900 (no reservations for Mandarin Gallery outlet)
Opening Hours: 9am – 10pm
Try something new over the weekend, like a budget-friendly Turkish Ayran ($2.50), a yoghurt –based drink. We love this funky concoction with its unique blend of sweet, tangy and salty flavours. Grab a yummy serving at Sufi.
Location: 48 Arab Street, 6298 2258
Opening Hours: 11am – 6am
Play: Cesar Milan Live
Problems with your pooch? Let dog behavioural expert, Cesar Milan from National Geographic’s Dog Whisperer, teach you a trick or three for doggy discipline. Tickets at $80 – $220 from Sistic.
Location: Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue
Time: 2-3 June, 8pm