Cosmo Weekend Guide (17 to 19 Aug)
17 August 2012 (Friday)
Eat: Dinner at Brasserie Wolf
Best reason to get off work on time this Friday evening: Brasserie Wolf has launched a value-for-money Early Bird Dinner! At just $35 for three courses, you get to indulge in starters like cucumber gazpacho, mains like Josper-grilled Rougie foie gras, coq au vin or grilled salmon. For dessert, indulge in their delicious profiteroles!
Location: 80 Mohamed Sultan Rd, The Pier at Robertson #01-13, Tel: 6835 7818
Opening Hours : Weekday dinner available from 6pm to 7.30pm
Drink: Fruit smoothies at Saladstop
After a week of scarfing down takeouts at your work-desk, get healthy on the weekends! Vit8 has a new addition of high-quality frozen fruit pulp of superfruits hailing from the lush rainforests of Brazil, including Açaí, Açerola (Brazilian cherry) and Cajá, all of which boasts anti-oxidative properties and a gamut of essential vitamins and minerals, along with familiar favourites like soursop and passionfruit. Smoothies are priced from $6.50 onwards. Get them at Saladstop! at One George Street.
Location: 1 George Street, #01-01, Tel: 6720 0378
Opening Hours: Mon – Fri, 8am – 8.30pm
Play: Rockstar Warehouse Sale
You know you can never have too many pairs of shoes, right? Rockstar by Soon Lee is having its massive first-ever warehouse sale, with Reeboks going at 80 percent off, Vans at 70 percent, and Toms and Converses at 50 percent. Last pairs go at $12 flat, and apparels are at least 70 percent off. That definitely justifies a shopping spree!
Dates: 17 to 19 August
Location: The Face Shop building #03-05, 201 Kallang Bahru
Time: Fri, 12pm – 8pm ; Sat & Sun, 10am – 8pm
18 August 2012 (Saturday)
Eat: International cuisine at Salt tapas and bar
Make this August the month for international cuisine! Head Chef Tom Wells has launched a special group menus Made for Mates that offers the flavours of Spain, Italy, Morocco, and even North Africa! At just $33.50++ for each set lunch, you and your friends get to choose three sharing dishes each from a selection of 13 menu items.
Location: #01-22A, Raffles City Shopping Centre, Tel: 6837 0995
Opening Hours: Mon to Thurs, Tapas 11.30am – 10pm, Drinks till 11.30pm; Fri & Sat,Tapas 11.30am – 10.3pm, Drinks till 11.30pm; Sun, Tapas 11.30am – 9.30pm, Drinks till 10pm
Play: Public Garden Flea Market
Discover attractive steals ranging from craft to publishing, fashion, lifestyle and beauty from more than 50 vendors. This August, newcomers include Pencilbrush, which caters to art enthusiasts; Make Room, a stylish home furniture store with an eclectic collection of Danish homeware, and many more! Grab your friends and go on a treasure hunt!
Dates: 18 & 19 August
Location: MICA Building Level 1 Atrium, 140 Hill Street
Opening Hours : 1 – 7pm
19 August, Sunday
Eat: Lunch at Waterfall Cafe
Pamper your tastebuds this weekend at the newly-opened Waterfall Cafe at Shangri-La Hotel! Located in its refurbished Garden Wing, the Waterfall Café offers a relaxing environment with colonial-inspired interiors and lush greenery. Be treated to Mediterranean fare such as sea bass carpaccio served with fennel and orange salad and desserts like lychee soup with summer fruits and orange sherbet.
Location: Level 1, Shangri-la Hotel, 22 Orange Grove Road, Tel: 6213 4138
Opening Hours: Breakfast: 6.30am – 11am; Light snacks: 11am – 12noon, 3pm – 6pm; Lunch: 12noon – 3pm; Dinner: 6pm – 10.30pm (Daily)
Drink: Brown Latte at The Pigeonhole
This beloved indie cafe offers a variety of quirky beers (think honeydew-flavoured beer from Taiwan) but it’s their brown latte that we can’t get enough of. Made with one shot of espresso and Meiji chocolate milk, this is 100 percent comfort in a cup!
Location: The Pigeonhole, 52 & 53 Duxton Road, Tel: 6226 2880
Opening Hours: Tues to Thurs, 10am – 11pm; Fri, 10am – 1am; Sat, 11.30am – 1am; Sun, 11.30am – 8pm
Play: Beach party at TBC
What to do when you have Monday as a public holiday? Beach party! Tanjong Beach Club is celebrating their second birthday on 19 August, and you’re invited to have a splashing good time with giant twister, jumbo jenga, human bowling and other activities lined up. Sun, sea and sand a killer lineup of DJs = best long weekend ever!
Location: 120 Tanjong Beach Walk, Sentosa, Tel: 6270 1355
Time: 2pm till late