For those of you about to have fun this weekend, we salute you. And, even better, we have a few suggestions as to how best spend your prized days of rest even with the Phase 3 restrictions. Without further ado, here are five lovely ways to treat yourself and your loved ones this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
Elevate date night at home with Siri House’s Netflix and Fill dinner set
On Friday night: Spice up your Friday evening at home with Siri House’s six-course spread for two. The Netflix and Fill menu changes bi-weekly, and this weekend’s curation incorporates the best of Asian flavours and ingredients, taking soul food to the next level. For those who think romance shouldn’t be cheesy, think twice when you dig into the Grana Padano Biscuit dish, featuring Italian cheese crackers topped with curry cream cheese and succulent slivers of iberico bellota. The main course offers a difficult choice between Pepper Crusted Iberico Pork Ribeye, served with wild berries compote and verjus vinaigrette, and Pan Seared Chilean Sea Bass, bathed in a miso butter broth. We recommend you and your partner get one of each so you can both sample this irresistible surf and turf duo; just don’t be annoyed if your date keeps stealing food off your plate because one bite just isn’t enough. A delectable Yuzu Meringue Tart strikes the perfect balance between sweet and sour, ending your at-home dinner date on a high.
Takeaway orders for Siri House’s Netflix and Fill set can be placed online.
Embark on a sunny getaway with Asian Film Archive
On Saturday afternoon: To be clear, this isn’t a physical getaway, but the Asian Film Archive will argue that art has magical properties that can transport the viewer mentally to places beyond their real-life reach. Seasons in the Sun is a curation of films that promises a much-needed dose of fantastical escapism, with each movie taking the audience on a jaunt through a foreign location. After all, in the make-believe world, hindrances like pandemic travel restrictions don’t exist. Screening this Saturday is Ariel & Olivia, a 2016 Singaporean film that details two best friends’ escapade to Johor Bahru which sees complicated emotions surfacing. The five other films in this selection are set in locales including France, Korea, and Japan. Until the world opens up again, Seasons in the Sun goes a long way towards soothing our wanderlust.
Seasons in the Sun runs from 19 June to 10 July, 2021. All films will be screened at Oldham Theatre.
Ticket orders can be placed online.
Support local F&B with an afternoon tea photo contest
On Saturday night: There are two things Singaporeans pride ourselves on: food and kiasu-ism (competitiveness). That must have been what British High Commission Singapore and Singapore Restaurant Rescue figured when they jointly organised an afternoon tea photo contest. This event aims to celebrate not just good food but also encourage locals to support the struggling F&B industry. Your tea can be composed of whatever strikes your palate’s fancy, with traditional kuehs and samosas just as valid as classic sandwiches and scones. To enter the contest, you simply have to upload a photo of your tea set—whether it’s homemade or purchased—onto social media following the official guidelines. The five most stylish and creative entries will win delicious prizes courtesy of British High Commission Singapore.
The competition runs from now to 30 June, 2021. The rules and guidelines can be found here.
Pay tribute to fatherhood’s beautiful complexities with film Beautiful Boy
On Sunday morning: Beautiful Boy, the 2018 film starring Steve Carrell and Timothée Chalamet as the father and son duo, is an emotionally gripping watch anytime of the year, but its core theme of fatherhood is especially poignant on Father’s Day. Based on the true story of David Sheff and his son Nic, the movie details a father’s heartbreaking efforts to save his child from drug addiction, helpless as their relationship deteriorates the further Nic slips into the clutches of substance abuse. It is an unflinching exploration of a somber and dark subject matter, but underlying it all is unconditional familial love and a father’s relentless hope for his son. Watching Beautiful Boy might just inspire you to view your own father in a different light.
Beautiful Boy is available on Amazon Prime.
Explore what it means to be “a modern woman” through a fashion retrospective
On Sunday afternoon: People through the ages have employed dressing as a means of self-expression, and in this exhibition, the viewer gains an incisive understanding of how Chinese women from the late 1800s to the 1970s explored and redefined their femininity through their evolving fashion sense. Over 90 artefacts and archival photos from China and Singapore paint an intriguing picture of how those women melded traditional Chinese ideologies with Western trends, such as choosing form-fitting garments over shapeless ones, shoes with taller heels, and skirts with higher hems. This “liberalisation” of fashion runs parallel to their increasing assertiveness in fighting for their rights amid a rapidly modernising East Asian landscape.
Modern Women of the Republic: Fashion and Change in China and Singapore runs till 12 December 2021 at Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall.
Savour the taste of Central Asia with Nomads’s communal set menu
On Friday night: With everyone largely staying at home during the Phase 2 (HA) period, our lifestyle these days are the furthest thing from nomadic. However, we can still get a taste of adventure with Nomads’s Central Asian-inspired delivery menu: The Bonfire. Standouts in this curation, suitable for two people, include: Nomads Nan, an aromatic bread that pairs well with the in-house seaweed butter and the carnivore-friendly Wagyu Plov, featuring tender wagyu cooked to perfection. A salad (which Nomad calls Salat), tossed with grilled pears, crystallised walnuts, cherry vinaigrette and anchovy sauce, will refresh your palate before you dig into the Adjika Chicken Shashlik, beautifully-charred chicken skewers spiced up with a fiery marinade.
Scoop up fuss-free Japanese rice bowls and sandwiches with new virtual restaurant Coop
On Saturday afternoon: It’s time to make Sandwich Saturday a thing. Coop subverts the age-old controversy—can a burger be considered a sandwich?—with its Sando offerings that combine the best of these two carby worlds. Two fluffy potato buns bookend the fillings of your choice: there’s the classic Pork Katsu, with tonkatsu sauce and romaine lettuce; New Zealand Cod Katsu, with wasabi aioli and tamari onions; or Tofu Katsu for those looking for meatless options. If you prefer the likes of rice bowls or ramen, there is a slew of options for you as well. The Yakiniku Wagyu Beef Bowl is an excellent choice, topped with umami onions, crispy shallots and an onsen egg. It travels well and is packed full of flavour on arrival, which is the main thing when it comes to food deliveries.
Delivery and takeaway orders for Coop’s menu can be placed online.
Whisk yourself off (mentally) to Malibu with this summer’s must-read book
On Sunday morning: From the author behind bestsellers The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo and Daisy Jones and the Six comes another masterpiece that looks set to be this summer’s must-read book. Nowadays, Malibu is synonymous with gorgeous beaches and Kardashian sightings, but Malibu Rising transforms this celebrity hotspot into something much more personable: the hometown of the four Riva siblings, progenies of Mick Riva (Taylor Jenkins Reid loyalists will recognise him as the debonair playboy in Evelyn Hugo). The story is centred on one particular night in the ’80s—the annual Riva summer bash—but masterfully interweaves almost three decades of family history and intergenerational trauma into a page-turner that you won’t be able to put down.
Purchase Malibu Rising here.
Feast on meatless Persian delicacies from Shabestan
On Friday night: Vegans and vegetarians, rejoice. The multi award-winning Persian restaurant, Shabestan, has put together an islandwide delivery and takeout menu consisting of their top meatless dishes. This star-studded line-up includes Zeytoon Parvardeh (marinated olives bursting with zesty flavours from herbs, spices, nuts, and pomegranate), Ghormeh Sabzi (a charcoal-grilled vegetable medley commonly called the national dish of Iran), Impossible™ FasenJan (in-house vegan meatballs cooked in a pomegranate sauce), and of course, the cult favourite: Falafel.
Slip into a food coma with KOMA’s new takeaway menu
On Saturday night: KOMA’s famous orange arches—a replica of those at Kyoto’s Fushimi Inari Shrine—might be out of reach while dining in is banned, but the restaurant’s most popular dishes are still available for takeaway. Known for their bold interpretations of classic Japanese dishes, some of KOMA’s must-tries include the Wafu Carbonara with Uni (served with smoked butter), Barbequed Short Rib with gem lettuce and kochijan, and the Miso Marinated Black Cod that comes with fresh beets and burnt jalapeno vinaigrette.
Revel in villainy and punk fashion with Disney’s Cruella
On Sunday morning: It is hard to make a sympathetic character out of a woman whose life mission is killing puppies, but Disney makes an entertaining effort with Cruella, starring Emma Stone in the titular role. Centred on the villain from the 1961 animated film 101 Dalmatians, this live-action movie will show you a character’s story is never so black and white—even if her hair is. Cruella is also a true feast of the eyes: everything from the makeup to the jewellery to the costumes are the peak of 1970s punk fashion. Trust us, it’s worth two hours on a lazy Sunday morning.
Champion inclusivity and pride month with Pink Fest
On Sunday afternoon: In celebration of Global Pride Month, Pink Fest is putting up over 60 exciting events that champion LGBTQ people, allies, and businesses. There are exhibitions such as Bottles by South African artist Sue Gray, which celebrates diversity in beauty; thought-provoking discussions such as Queer Identity in Games; webinars like Bespoke Estate and Financial Planning for LGBT Community; and activities such as bullet journalling, Zumba, and art jamming. Festival-goers will even enjoy special deals from brands including Knotty Strokes Sports Massage Therapy and Chocolate Anatomy. There’s definitely something at this monthlong extravaganza for everyone.
Pink Fest runs from 1 June to 30 June 2021.
Celebrate International Burger Day with Omakase Burger
On Friday night: If you ask us, there’s never a bad day to enjoy a scrumptious burger meal, but not to do so on International Burger Day is almost sacrilegious. Look no further than Omakase Burger for this special occasion. A must-order is the classic Omakase Cheeseburger, featuring a beef patty charred till its crust is slightly caramelised, its smokiness perfectly complemented by the sweet tinge of the potato buns. Meanwhile, vegetarians and vegans can opt for the Omakase x Impossible Burger, with plenty of umami flavour in every bite of the special plant-based patty.
Pair Southeast Asian soul food with craft cocktails from Jekyll & Hyde
On Saturday night: Known for its gourmet twists on classic Southeast Asian cuisine, Jekyll & Hyde is dishing up a selection of its signature soul food and cocktails for delivery and takeaway. We recommend the Wagyu Char Kway Teow (wok-fried flat noodles topped with wagyu beef slices), the Chili Crab Nachos (luxed up with crab meat and tobiko), and Mr Hyde’s Satay (skewers of marinated Iberico pork served with a peanut dip and pineapple jam). For cocktails, there are classics such as the Negroni and Old Fashioned, but consider going for more adventurous options like the off-menu Mr. Bean (a Lau Ban beancurd vodka-based cocktail). Great booze and great food—what could be better?
Feast like kings with brunch from the Kingdom of Belgians
On Sunday morning: We might all be staying at home, but at least Kingdom of Belgians’s new takeaway menu allows us to enjoy hearty comfort food from the “capital of Europe”. The Boulet Liegeois offers massive meatballs cooked until they are golden-brown and braised in a sweet and sour sauce, while the Beef Carbonnade is no less indulgent, featuring a rich beef stew cooked with Belgian ale. There are also ready-to-eat frozen options such as lasagna and shepherd’s pie. And of course, it wouldn’t be a Belgian meal if it is not finished with the classic Liege Waffle sprinkled with icing sugar.
Indulge in cocktails at home with delivery from The Old Man Singapore
On Saturday night: The bars might be closed, but it doesn’t mean happy hour has to stop. Treat yourself to well-loved libations from The Old Man Singapore delivered straight to your house. We recommend the locally inspired The Sun Also Rises, a curry leaf-infused gin with pandan leaves, and The Torrents of Spring, a smoky, bittersweet drink with glutinous rice cooked mezcal. The star-studded lineup also includes two special collaborations with Oslo’s globally-ranked Himkok Bar: Sea Buckthorn Negroni, a Norwegian spin on the classic negroni, and Furu, a blend of soda and rosemary and pine cordial. And if you bring the empty bottles back once the bar reopens, you will be rewarded with a round of cocktails on the house.
The Old Man Singapore‘s drinks are available for both delivery and pickup from 12pm – 10pm daily, no minimum order required. Pick ups are at 55 Keong Saik Road, #01-04, Singapore 089158.
Unwind with cocktails with an Eastern flair at Anouska’s Bar
On Friday night: Stepping into Anouska’s might be just what you need to wash the week away. Restored under the gifted hands of bond girl turned interior designer Anouska Hempel, the bar serves up an eclectic mix of classic cocktails elevated with distinctive Asian flavours. If you like your martinis strong and floral, try the bar’s signature Escape to Kaifeng, featuring a house-made chrysanthemum-infused cordial paired with Tanqueray London dry gin. Those with a sweet tooth can opt for the Hong Long Choc, a concoction of whisky and chocolate liqueur infused with smoke-dried black tea native to China’s Fujian province. And if you see this becoming your regular watering hole when the restrictions are lifted, don’t miss out on the newly-launched Ladies Night promotion that promises a free glass of Cava on Wednesday nights.
Savour a slice of Italy at Dolce Vita
On Saturday night: Known for its contemporary take on classic Italian cuisine, Dolce Vita celebrates spring with a new line-up of dishes showcasing the freshest seasonal ingredients. A must-try is the Spaghetti Chittara, featuring homemade ragout prepared with a mixture of red wine, herbs and yellow datterino tomato coulis, and simmered for six hours until the pork becomes unbelievably tender. Should you crave something from the ocean instead, look to the Ricciola for a citrus-infused amberjack in a spicy broth, or the Sogliola for a pan-seared dover sole in a creamy mussel sauce. Dolce Vita also offers takeaway for weekend brunch—the perfect way to treat yourself in view of the new ban on dining-in beginning Sunday.
Enjoy the best of Middle Eastern cuisine with Fat Prince’s new dinner menu
On Friday night: Fat Prince has long been a stalwart in the local Middle Eastern cuisine, reimagining traditional dishes with a contemporary spin. Never content to rest on its laurels, the restaurant recently launched a refreshed dinner menu sure to thrill diners. New mezze additions, such as the Kingfish Crudo and Roasted Bone Marrow, accompany fan favourites such as Artichoke and Herb Hummus and New Zealand Clams. And forget the outdated ‘Don’t play with your food’ rule, because Fat Prince is adding an interactive element to the meal with its new Build It section. Diners can ‘build’ the kebabs of their dreams using ingredients such as wagyu beef cheek, fried turbot and celeriac shawarma. That wagyu beef cheek is superbly tender, and pairs beautifully with pillowy soft pitas, za’atar yoghurt, pickled yellow chilli and harissa sauce.
Travel back in time with Shang Palace’s special 50th anniversary menu
On Friday night: The esteemed Chinese restaurant first opened its doors in Shangri-La Hotel Singapore 50 years ago. Half a century later, it has come full circle with a 50th anniversary celebration that pays tribute to its roots. Executive Chef Mok Kit Keung has launched a special two-month celebratory menu heavily inspired by the gala dinner menu from the restaurant’s 1971 launch. Highlights include three specially commissioned dim sum pushcarts featuring 50 old-school favourites as well as an ala-carte menu boasting—you guessed it—50 heritage dishes, such as stir-fried shredded pigeon and traditional red bean soup sweetened with a prized 50-year tangerine peel. The nostalgia is captured not just in the dishes themselves, but also in the way they have been prepared, with Chef Mok on hand to share how the dietary habits and culinary techniques in 1970s Singapore have inspired his approach.
The special 50th anniversary celebratory menu is available from now to 30 June 2021.
Admire nature with a man-made twist at the Glass in Bloom exhibit
On Saturday afternoon: World-renowned American glass sculptor Dale Chihuly has brought his garden works to Asia for the first time. The interplay of light, colour and form as well as the vivid contrast between the man-made and natural come to life in this immersive exhibit at Gardens by the Bay, which over 80 sculptures and 25 large-scale installations. All the beauty of flora and fauna has been captured in this magnificent display using the most delicate of materials: catch majestic red bamboo reeds soaring towards the sky, ethereal white and blue Persians in full bloom, and awe-inspiring coral towers backdropped by a field of real flowers.
The full exhibition runs from 1 May to 1 August 2021.
Complement your brew with selections from Heart of Darkness’ new menu
On Saturday night: With its lively atmosphere, stellar playlist, cosy decor, and more than 25 beers on tap, it’s obvious why Heart of Darkness has been a Keong Saik staple for years. The recent expansion to its menu, comprising delectable sharing plates, tapas, tacos, and meats, has given diners new reasons to keep returning. Must-tries include the Fruits and Vegetables Platter (we recommend pairing it with the Aperol-based Bloody Sunset), the Bánh Bao Gà (pair it with either the rich Director’s Cacao Nib Porter or the lighter Futile Purpose Cucumber Pilsne), the Pan Seared Barramundi and the Bone Marrow. The Khoai Môn Dùa, a taro coconut panna cotta that just barely grazes sweetness, will end your night on a wholly satisfying note.
Embark on a cocktail flight with Origin Grill’s new menu
On Saturday afternoon: Origin Grill is known for its air of nostalgia and romance, conjured the second you step through its arched entrance, reminiscent of an old railway station. Now in its fourth year, the Shangri-La’s resident grill and steakhouse continues to redefine the meaning of a culinary voyage, rolling out a new repertoire of delicious creations. The Bar’s new cocktails—all 18 of them—are evocative of Singapore’s most famous districts: Orchard, Chinatown, Little India, Boat Quay, Marina Bay, and Balestier.
Imbibe the Nashi and Matcha, and be whisked to Boat Quay with its hints of pear and caramel cordial; choose the Urban Jungle and feel as though you’re strolling down the original Orchard Road, with its nutmeg and pineapple plantations; or pick the Saz-Mei and swan off on an ume-infused journey, resplendent with umami and floral cognac notes. Lovers of the gastronomic won’t be disappointed, either, as piquant flavours are coaxed from classic dishes like the Spicy Beef Tartare, Australian Pork Chop, and Smoked Canadian Cod Chowder.
Soar sky-high on Orchard Road at the newly-opened 1-ATICO
On Saturday night: A luxe, multi-concept destination housing three separate nightlife experiences, 1-ATICO is a Singapore’s newest sky-high landmark that absolutely cannot be missed. With sweeping panoramic views of the city from 218 above Orchard Road, 1-ATICO is is now finally home to ATICO Lounge, completing the trifecta of its dining locales, along with “fire-in-the-sky” Argentian restaurant FIRE and Japanese-Peruvian sumiyaki bar and grill FLNT.
Leave your troubles at street level and ascend to the clouds, soaking up the glamour of dim, sophisticated lighting and plush, modern furnishings. Featuring a collection of iconic cocktails crafted from artisanal spirits and house-made ingredients, with stories richly intertwined in the destinations that have inspired these drinks, guests may indulge their travel fantasies and embark on a transportative journey to Japan, United Kingdom, Italy and France, with a series of five cocktails from each destination being unveiled over the coming months. April will see Japan’s debut, followed by London in May, Brescia in June, and Paris in July. Sail away into the sky this weekend, only at 1-ATICO.
See what Life in Edo is like at Russel Wong’s new ACM exhibition
On Sunday morning: A double-bill coming to the Asian Civilisations Museum this month aims to unveil stories in traditional and contemporary Japan, spanning centuries of artistic expression and revealing just how often the past and the present merge into one another. Life in Edo is an extensive showcase (the largest ever in Singapore) of woodblock prints and paintings indicative of the ukiyo-e (“floating world”) style from the great masters, including Katsushika Hokusai, Utagawa Hiroshige, Kitagawa Utamaro, Utagawa Kuniyoshi, and more.
Mirroring this half of the exhibition will be excerpts of celebrity photographer Russel Wong’s 13-year-long project to document the geiko of Kyoto. It will illustrate little-seen, little-known customs and traditions of the geisha culture. Emulating the ukiyo-e prints on display, nearly all of Wong’s photographs have been printed in ōban size, the most popular woodblock print format during the Edo period.
Asian Civilisations Museum, 1 Empress Place, Singapore 179555
Life in Edo | Russel Wong in Kyoto will run from 16 April to 19 September, 2021.
Book your admission tickets in advance online through the ACM’s portal.
Visit the newest Tiong Bahru Bakery outlet in the foothills of Fort Canning Park
On Sunday morning: Can you believe that this is Tiong Bahru Bakery’s seventh outpost? The iconic French bakery has taken over a cosy spot, nestled at the base of historic Fort Canning Park, which was once home to the River Valley Swimming Complex, opened in 1959. Accordingly, the design elements for this outlet have been lovingly inspired by the site’s history—keep an eye out for lifeguard stands, doughnut floats and faux “pool rules” signs.
With an outdoor patio, playground, and hilly area for exploration, the Foothills bakery will offer guests a unique Picnic Bundle, with an assortment of bakes, salads, and beverages for casual dining on the grass. Having only opened its doors earlier this week, the newest Tiong Bahru Bakery nevertheless hews close to its roots, delivering the same buttery, crusty croissants for which the brand is known. Come along, and grab a Kouign-Amann before they’re all sold out for the day.
Tiong Bahru Bakery Foothills, 70 River Valley Rd, #01-05, Singapore 179037
Dive deep into the environmental archives at NLB’s newest exhibition, Human x Nature
On Sunday afternoon: More than more than 150 books, maps, illustrations, and manuscripts have been hauled out and dusted off for showcase—many of them for the first time. Taken from the archives of the National Library, the National Archives, the Singapore Botanic Gardens, and the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum, the materials will shape a story of Singapore’s natural environment and how we have grown and changed alongside it as a population.
The exhibition, Human x Nature: Environmental Histories of Singapore, will feature highlights such as a ledger of Malay village medicines, a rare nine-volume illustrated compendium of local marine life, and preserved specimens of creatures, from the tapir to the tiger. Observe these curiosities up close, and come away having learned a thing or two about our jungle home and its hidden but storied history.
National Library, 100 Victoria Street, Singapore 188064
Human x Nature: Environmental Histories of Singapore will run from 9 April to 26 September, 2021, on Level 10 of the National Library Building. Admission is free.
Live the rock-n-roll high life at Marina Bay cocktail bar Roxy
On Friday evening: Travel through time and space this weekend at Roxy, the Sail at Marina Bay’s newest hole-in-the-wall. Wind your way back into the hidden bar, and find yourself landed square in the middle of New York City in the 1970s. Luxuriate in the aesthetics of the gritty city’s greatest decade for culture and art, with the bar’s vintage panache, from décor bathed in a red-light hue to iconic images of NYC musicians, artists and socialites pinned up on the walls.
Named for iconic nightclubs, songs of the era and classic beverages from the five boroughs, each cocktail flight, boilermaker, and snack on the menu brings a unique story of New York Americana to Singapore. But it’s the signature cocktail where the bar truly gets to strut its stuff.
Do the CBGB Swizzle, and experience a riff on both the classic Mai Tai and the iconic Lower East Side rock club. Shake, rattle, and roll your way over next to the Jean Genie, a Bowie-inspired tipple that takes the idea of a daiquiri and smashes it apart, rebuilding it with a pear twist. Finally, finish up with The New York Dolls Sour—but don’t have more than one, otherwise you might actually start seeing Johnny Thunders and Sylvain Sylvain toasting you from across the drinking den.
Observe the fine French art of dining at Alliance Française
On Saturday afternoon: In April, Alliance Française puts the spotlight on the French art of fine dining, with À TABLE! First, meet us in our gallery for an exhibition featuring the versatility and elegance of the French dining table, with three tables furnished with iconic objects from legendary brands like Christofle, Baccarat, and Bernardaud. Across the gallery, visitors will also get to appreciate a collection of historical menus linking France and the Southeast Asia region, such as those from state dinners offered by the French president to the late King Rama IX of Thailand or even to the former President of the Republic of Singapore.
But don’t think that the fun stops there. All through April, a series of films will be screened at the centre, with everything from dining docs to family romps through the French countryside. And though the wine and champagne tasting workshops are sold out, the spotlight’s cheese party workshop still has a few tickets left for its celebration on 16 April, 2021. À table!
Wander through centuries of Asian fashion at the Asian Civilisations Museum
On Sunday morning: Take a stroll through the annals of 18th, 19th and 20th century Asian digs at the Asian Civilisations Museum this month. With a focus on “innovation in the space of tradition,” the ACM is introducing a new showcase, Fashionable in Asia, which will explore how identity is constructed through clothing.
What’s more, nearly two dozen never-before-seen items will be on display in the Fashion and Textiles Gallery as a part of the exhibition. This includes a selection of dazzling Javanese batiks, Chinese painted silks, and Indian printed cottons.
Welcome the arrival of spring at Yàn with a brand new menu
On Sunday afternoon: From now until 31 May, 2021, the Joy of Spring à la carte menu at Yàn promises light, flavoursome, vegetable-forward dishes. Imbued inherently with the charms of Cantonese cuisine, your Sunday lunch choice this week will be easy. At Yàn, will you introduce a medley of umami elements to your appetite, with the Mushroom Soup Scented with Truffle Oil? Or perhaps you’re more inclined towards comfort food this week; in that case, you’ll have to order the Fried Rice with Yam, Diced Chicken, and Crispy Rice,with abundant amounts of egg, zucchini, and scallions heaped on top.
In line with the Green Monday movement, though, you may want to sample some plant-based fare. Better your health and the environment in one fell swoop with dishes like the Steamed Beancurd with Minced Omni Pork and Pickled Vegetables or the Sautéed Heura Chicken with Fresh Mushrooms. Ultimately, between the steaming, stir-frying, and braising going on in the kitchen, you and your palate will be completely delighted, no matter what dish you land on.
Solve The Curious Case of the Missing Peranakan Treasure at Raffles Hotel
On Friday night: Six suspects. Two eras. One missing treasure. From 1 April, 2021, Raffles Hotel Singapore, together with Double Confirm Productions and Sight Lines Entertainment, will roll out its brand new experience, The Curious Case of the Missing Peranakan Treasure. An enthralling detective whodunnit tale and the first-of-its-kind virtual interactive play set against the backdrop of the iconic Grand Dame of Singapore, the mystery will let guests investigate through pure virtual gameplay, or live and breathe the adventure through exclusive experiences on-site or during their stay at the storied hotel.
Written by award-winning playwright Jean Tay and directed by critically acclaimed actor-director Hossan Leong, the experience immerses audiences into the role of a detective tasked to investigate the titular treasure. Audiences will explore the hotel’s historic grounds and venture through its illustrious property, all the while piecing clues together, and deciding how the story unfolds. A fast-paced, thrilling choose-your-own-adventure, The Curious Case of the Missing Peranakan Treasure will show you a side of Raffles—its history, hallowed halls, and hidden secrets—you’ve never seen before.
The daycation and staycation packages for The Curious Case of the Missing Peranakan Treasure are valid for stays between 1 April and 30 June, 2021, while the virtual theatrical experience can be streamed on-demand any time during the same period.