‘Tis the season to appreciate local food, bring on the laksa, nasi lemak, chicken rice, chilli crab and more this week!
What can we say? We’re good at hunting for the best pastries and bakes, trying out cuisines in town from Mexican to mod-sin, and hawker fare to keep it real, on top of the game with new spots to eat and honestly, all we ever do is plan our next meal. Food news and culinary happenings? You can trust us.
Can’t be a crazy rich Asian? Let’s stick to Crazy Rich Food
Anyone excited for Crazy Rich Asians? We are, and apparently Deliveroo too. To mark the launch of this year’s most anticipated movie, our favourite food butler Deliveroo is tasking their entourage of hand-picked chefs to curate a Crazy Rich Food’s Menu worthy of Singapore’s most sophisticated socialites. Feast in an array of decadent goodness featuring Alaskan crab premium congee with abalone (an auspicious dish by heritage-rich Mui Kee Congee), beef it up with prime beef burger with double foie gras from the burger bon vivants at Two Blur Guys or dig into Nam Nam’s nourishing but naughty bowl of Truffle Pho Australian Wagyu Beef Slice. Order away like the rich and famous!
Crazy Rich Food Menu, Deliveroo, 1-31 August 2018
It’s all Smoke & Mirrors for National Day!
The best part of the National Day Parade? The fireworks – so it’s super important to be somewhere with a good view and preferably good food as well. From the aerial flypast to fireworks display, sit back, relax and partake in Singapore’s 53rd birthday merriment from the comfort of Smoke & Mirrors. Feast on a delicious all-local buffet of classic favourites like Hainanese chicken rice and ice kachang. There’s an free flow option to booze out all night as well if you’re feeling real jolly about 53 years of independence.
National Day Rooftop Soiree, 9 Aug, Smoke & Mirrors, 1 St. Andrew’s Road, #06-01, National Gallery Singapore, Singapore 178957, $68++ per person with additional $35++ for free flow on alcohol
Will the bubble tea bubble burst? Not a chance!
Taiwan’s TenRen comes to Singapore and it looks like people are still just as crazy over bubble tea here. Well, if you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em! It’s one of the largest tea retailers in the world and also one with a lot of history. TenRen’s Tea was founded in 1953 – yup, it’s older than most of you. Besides a wide range of bubble tea classic flavours, you can buy their range of oolong tea, candy, loose tea in canisters and gift packages, snacks like preserved plum and kumquat with green tea, green tea flavoured dried tofu as well as green tea mochi.
TenRen’s Tea, ChinaTown Point, 133 New Bridge Rd, #01-07, Singapore 059413
The Cliff goes casual
Yup, The Cliff at Sofitel Singapore Sentosa has changed hands and was recently relaunched with a new personality. Once a fine dining restaurant, this sea facing Italian spot is now dressed casual. If you’re hanging around Sentosa looking for a chilled out place to sip Aperol spritz and dig into some authentic Italian with a side of sea breeze, you know where to go.
The Cliff, Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa, 2 Bukit Manis Road, Singapore 099891
Only once in a blue moon(cake)…
Mooncake season is well and truly here. We’ve already started pigging out on the goodies in the name of research. Snowskin or the traditional baked mooncake, double egg yolk or filled with sorbet, we’ve got a round up of mooncakes that would pique the interest of even the mooncake sceptics. There’s truly something for everyone guys!
Italian Fare with a Singaporean Twist
Fusion gone wild! In celebration of all things local this National Day, Latteria Mozzarella Bar has cooked up a special brunch menu incorporating classic Singaporean dishes with Italian cuisine. Game for some nasi lemak arancino (stuffed rice balls) with sambal aioli, chilli crab panzerotti (savoury turnover), and bucatini (thick, hollow pasta) laksa with mixed seafood piccante? Our taste buds definitely are.
National Day Menu at Latteria Mozzarella Bar, 9-12 Aug, 40 Duxton Hill, Singapore 089618
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