Cosmo Weekend Guide (27 – 29 July)

27th July (Friday)

Eat: Saint Pierre

Want fusion French and Japanese food without blowing your budget? Head down to Saint Pierre! It is having its three-course set lunch at a special offer of $32++ a person. Choose among four choices for each course, from Pan-Seared Grey Mullet to Classic Foie Gras. Offer ends July 27.

Location: Saint Pierre, 3 Magazine Rd, #01-01 Central Mall. Tel: 6438 0887
Time: Lunch, Mon – Fri (12 noon – 3pm); Dinner, Mon – Sat (7pm – 9.30pm)

Drink: B28

Forget about working OT; end your Friday with a bang at B28. Psst … don’t miss their $15 cocktail hour — from 6pm – 9pm on Mondays to Fridays. Call for reservations.

Location: Basement, 28 Ann Siang Rd, The Club Hotel. Tel: 9026 3466
Time: Mon – Fri (6pm – 2am), Sat (8pm – 2am)

Play: Saltimbanco

Cirque du Soleil rarely stops by Singapore, but when they do, you can certainly expect a circus experience that’s nothing short of a class act. With an international cast and stunning choreography, experience the longest-running touring show of this award-winning troupe. Tickets from $88 to $148, from Sistic.

Location: Singapore Indoor Stadium. Tel: 6319 3299 (Sistic)
Time: Till August 5. Tue – Fri (8pm), Sat (4pm, 8pm), Sun (1pm, 5pm)

28th July (Saturday)

Eat: Henry Congressional

We love this quaint little café that’s one of the few places in Singapore that sells cheese and chive flavoured Savoury Scones ($5 for four). It’s simply delish! Rumour has it that the estate this café is in has been sold en bloc and will be gone come January, so catch these goodies while you still can!

Location: 44 Holland Grove Rd, Tel: 9107 7547
Time: 9am – 10pm. Closed Mon & Tue.

Drink: Bonheur Patisserie

What better way to spend a Saturday than by sipping hot chocolate while reading Cosmo? Bonheur Patisserie’s signature hot chocolate, $4.20, melts Valrhona Equitoriale (55%) chocolate pellets in full-cream milk. Mmm-mmm …

Location: 70 Duxton Road, Tel: 6221 1148
Time: 10am – 8pm daily. Closed on Sundays

Play: Effective Parenting as a Couple

Parenting is no easy feat, especially when factored into the equation of juggling work, friends and family. Marriage Central will be holding a marriage talk “Effective Parenting as a Couple”, with tips on how to nurture your child as a couple. Register via jurong@marriagecentral.sg.

Location: 21 Jurong East Central 1, Jurong Regional Library, 1st floor Programme Zone. Call 6896 2146 for enquiries.
Time: 2pm – 3.30pm (Registration starts at 1.30pm)

29th July (Sunday)

Eat: Covelli Italian Bistro & Wine Bar

Who says ladies only eat salad? We’re raving mad for Covelli’s Filetto di Manzo, $38, for its succulent tenderloin beef cut and sautéed Mushroom side in Marsala Wine Reduction. See you there!

Location: #B2-13/22 Orchard Central. Tel: 6238 6400
Time: 11am – 10pm

Drink: Little Saigon

Pineapple lovers, rejoice. We found Vietnamese cuisine bar and restaurant Little Saigon that not only serves exotic fares, but also cocktails for the sweet tooth. Pineapple-infused The Star, $15, gets it right down to a tangy T.

Location: Blk E, #01-02 Clarke Quay. Tel: 6337 5585
Time: Sun – Thur (5pm – 1am), Fri, Sat & Eve of PH (5pm – 3am)

Play: La Cage Aux Folles

Weekdays are a drag, so spice up your Sunday with W!ld Rice’s La Cage Aux Folles — a story of two families feuding over a glamorous nightclub. The star-studded cast, which includes Ivan Heng, Tan Kheng Hua, and Hossan Leong, will keep you in stitches — and all pumped up to start a brand new week. Tickets from $35 to $120 at Sistic.

Location: Esplanade Theatre. Tel: 6319 3299 (Sistic)
Time: Now till July 27 (8pm); July 28 and 29 (3pm); July 30 – Aug 3 (8pm); Aug 4 (3pm)

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