Cosmo Weekend Guide (13 – 15 July)
13 July 2012(Friday)
Eat: The Disgruntled Chef
For fine European fare, head on down to The Disgruntled Chef. With a quiet outdoor area for dining, enjoy a weekend catch-up with the girls over Baked Bone Marrow (served with Persillade and Sourdough Toast), $16.
Location: 26B Dempsey Rd. Tel: 6476 5305
Time: Tue to Thur (Lunch: 12 – 2.30pm, Dinner: 6 – 10.30pm), Fri & Sat (Lunch: 12 – 2.30pm, Dinner: 6 – 11.30pm), Sun (Lunch: 12 – 4.30pm, Dinner: 6 – 10.30pm). Closed on Mondays.
Drink: Carrot and Orange Soup
SPRMRKT, a part self-service bistro, part corner shop concept, combines shopping and dining for those seeking an alternative dining experience. Health lovers would enjoy their Carrot and Orange Soup, $7, which combines the tang of citrus in a wholesome soup.
Location: 2 McCallum St. Tel: 6221 2105
Time: Mon to Fri (8am – 9pm), Sat (9am – 4pm)
Play: Melbourne International Comedy Festival
Laughter for the weekend, please! Snigger yourself silly with the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, featuring an all-star line up of ventriloquist Heath McIvor (and his purple puppet, Randy), and Ronny Chieng just to name a few. Tickets from $46 – $69 at Sistic.
Location: 20 Merbau Rd, DBS Arts Centre
Time: July 10 – 13 (8pm), July 14 (6pm & 9pm)
14 July 2012 (Saturday)
Eat: Keystone Restaurant
Tucked away in the bustling CBD district, fine dining Keystone Restaurant packs a punch with its scrumptious meals for those in need of some major luxury. We’re big fans of its five and eight-course meals ($88, $118). Must-tries include the pork belly and the Danish turbot.
Location: 11/12 Stanley St.
Time: Mon to Sat (12 noon – 3pm. 6 – 10.30pm)
Drink: Malabar Blend Coffee
The brews from The Muffinry, $4 – $6.90, use exclusive coffee beans from the South American nations of Brazil and Guatemala. Gourmet lovers will appreciate this flavour-packed creation!
Location: 112 Telok Ayer Street, The Muffinry. Tel: 6509 6462
Time: Mon to Fri (8am – 5pm), Sat (10am – 4pm)
Play: Annie The Musical
Everyone’s favourite red-headed orphan will be coming in town for a musical extravaganza. Starring Su Pollard and David McAllister, Annie is a story of a young girl’s optimism through adversity. Tickets from $65 – $175 at Sistic.
Location: Sands Theatre, Marina Bay Sands
Time: Jul 10 – Aug 5, 7.30pm. Sat (1.30pm, 7.30pm), Sun (1pm, 5pm). No shows on Monday.
15 July 2012 (Sunday)
Eat: Boomerang Bistro & Bar
Australian cuisine in all its charm: Saturday calls for some Green Curry Beef Salad, $24, at the Boomerang Bistro & Bar. We love how the succulent pieces of meat pair well with the crisp vermicelli and carrots.
Location: 60 Roberston Quay #01-15 The Quayside. Tel: 6738 1077
Time: Daily from 7am until late
Drinks: Peanut Butter & Vanilla Ice Cream Smoothie
We found the mother of all smoothies. Addiction café’s Peanut Butter and Vanilla Ice Cream Smoothie is thick, frothy and 100 percent full-flavoured. It ticks all the boxes for the drink you must get your hands on this weekend!
Location: 22 Dempsey Rd. Tel: 6476 5961
Time: 11.30am – 11pm daily
Play: Singapore Garden Festival
Green fingers would zero in on the Singapore Garden Festival, here for its fourth edition. Garden and floral designers alike showcase their finest florals, which are divided into six exhibition components including the Best of Show Landscape. Tickets from $5 – $38 at show venue.
Location: 1 raffles Blvd, Suntec Singapore International Convention & Exhibition Centre Tel: 6471 7141 (Call for more information)
Time: Until 15 July. 10am – 10pm daily.