Cosmo Weekend Guide (3 – 5 August)
3 August 2012, Friday
These balmy evenings are perfect for al fresco dining. Skyve offers a new Outdoor Communal Menu from 1 August onwards. Bring a date and enjoy the three-course dinner, which offers a choice of roast chicken or rib-eye from $80, every day from 6pm onwards. This August, order your choice of meat three days in advance to enjoy 15 percent off!
Location: 10 Winstedt Rd, Block E #01-17, Tel: 6225 6690
Opening Hours: Mon to Sun & PH, 10 – 12am
Drink: Afternoon tea at L’Espresso
Love your leisurely afternoon tea in a cosy cafe? Now you have even more reason to! L’Espresso has updated its English Afternoon Tea menu with delectable new offerings to add to its hot favourites such as scones, chocolate fountain, and finger sandwiches. $45 for adults and $22.50 for children daily.
Location: Goodwood Park Hotel, 22 Scotts Road, Tel: 6730 1743
Opening Hours: Mon to Thurs: 2pm – 5.30pm; Fri to Sun & PH, 12noon – 2.30pm (1st seating), 3pm – 5.30pm (2nd seating)
Play: Photo Gallery at National Library
This weekend, take a breather and slow down to appreciate what goes on behind the lens of a photographer. Participants from the 2nd Junior Shooting Home share their stories and inspirations in an intimate sharing session. Entry is free, but pre-registration is required at firstname.lastname@example.org or 6293 9782. Be sure also to check out their work that’s on exhibition at Level 8 until 23 August!
Location: National Library, Level 5 Imagination Room and Level 8 exhibition gallery
Opening Hours: 4pm to 6pm; exhibition gallery 10am – 9pm daily
4 August 2012, Saturday
Eat: Desserts at Obolo
Fancy a weekend treat to satisfy your sweet tooth? Award-winning patisserie Obolo has launched four new cheesecakes, as well as four new “alcoholic” macarons as a collection! These include raspberry lemon cheesecake, apple crumble cheesecake, and chocolate whisky macaron. Can anyone say “major sugar rush”?!
Location:112 East Coast Road #B1-11/29 112 Katong, Tel: 6636 1073
Opening Hours: Daily, 10am to 10pm
Drink: Starbucks Refreshers
For those looking for coffee with a twist, check out Starbucks Very Berry Hibiscus and Cool Lime Refreshers. They’re made with green coffee extract and real fruit juice for that refreshing zing that hits the spot.
Location: Starbucks island-wide
Play: Spa Botanica
Soothe your tired muscles with the indulgent new treatement from Spa Botanica Sentosa. Botanica Bamboo Massage uses bamboo canes to provide you with a deep-tissue massages that’s said to help to improve blood circulation and sooth tensed muscles.
Location: Spa Botanica Sentosa, Tel: 6371 1288/1318
Opening Hours: Daily, 10am to 12am. Advance reservations are required for treatments after 10pm.
5 August 2012, Sunday
Eat: Min Jiang at One North
Looking for something steamy, savoury and fragrant? Satisfy your craving with some claypot rice at Min Jiang at One North! Master Chef Goh Chee Kong has created five claypot dishes, including mouth-watering Wagyu beef with special sauce, among others. Each claypot offers a generous serving fit for two to four persons and is priced at $24.
Location: 5 Rochester Park, Tel: 6774 0122
Opening Hours : Lunch: 11am – 2.30pm, Dinner: 6pm – 10.30pm
Drink: Frozen Sake Cocktails
Enjoy sake served James Bond style: shaken, not stirred. The one-Michelin-starred sushi restaurant at Scotts Square has added a new “east meets west” offering to the menu. Try the frozen umeshu sake – which has umeshu and minced ume plum in it – for $21, or the frozen sake mojito – which includes sake, syrup, mint and sudachi citrus – for $30. You’ll love the twist Tomomi Ukaji has given to the traditional beverage!
Location: 6 Scotts Road, #02-02,Tel: 6299 0014
Opening Hours: Lunch: 12nn – 3pm (Last Order @ 2pm); Dinner: 5.30pm – 10.30pm (Last Order @ 9.30pm). Closed on Mondays.
Play: Smack My Beach Up – Summer Olympics 2012 Party
Let your hair loose and paint the town – or in this case, the beach – red at the Summer Olympics Party 2012! Go wild with activities such as Camp Pong Showdown, Beach Volleyball and The Great DJ Relay, all to the beats cranked out by the island’s best DJs like Darker Than Wax, Parental Control, Donn, Dodgy Yamamoto, Pushin’ On and STASSH. Talk about ending your weekend with a bang!
Location: 120 Tanjong Beach Walk, Sentosa, Tel: 6270 1355
Time: 2pm till late