The Weekly Grub: 5 Things To Eat And Drink In Singapore This Week

Bastille Day – France‘s National Day – is this week, but it’s not the only celebration in town. On top of the Singapore Food Festival new food, it’s new menus abound at old favourites like SPRMRKT (at Bukit Timah and Robertson Quay) and Italian restaurant Fratelli.

Penang Street Fare at Courtyard by Marriott Singapore Novena

Savour the best of Penang street food with Mariott Singapore Novena’s weekend buffet, starting this Friday till 8 September 2019. The lavish spread is specially curated by their Penang native Exceutive Chef and includes crowd favourites such as Penang Char Kway TeowBraised Pork BellyOyster Omelette, Nasi Kandar (steamed rice with curry sides), and Malaysian special Lok-Lok. Do visit their Rojak stations, and quench your thirst with free-flow of traditional drinks like Teh Tarik.

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Penang Street Fare 2019 will be held from 12 July to 8 Sept, at Sky22, 99 Irrawaddy Road, Level 22 of Courtyard by Marriott Singapore Novena, Singapore 329568, p.+65 6378 2040. Available on Sat-Sun 12-2.30pm, Fri-Sat 6-10pm. Prices start from S$56 per adults, S$28 per child.

Nom Nom Nom Food Festival

Join the fun at Nom Nom Nom running till 14 July, with the best of Singaporean comfort food, a duplex carousel, and “live” DJ sets. Savour the spicy Mala beef cubes by Beef Bro, sweeten up with Crème brulee churros from Churros Republic, or sink your teeth into a juicy burger from Three Buns. It’s not all food and drinks, there are also eating competitions, lucky draws, and carousel rides. Oh, and visitors get to enjoy Tiger Beer at S$4 with every food purchase.

Nom Nom Nom will be held from 5 to 14 July, located at Shaw House, Urban Plaza, Level 1 Foyer, 350 Orchard Road, Singapore 238868. Opens Mon-Wed and Sun 12-11.30pm, Thu-Sat 12pm-1am.

New Summer Menu at Fratelli Trattoria and Pizzeria

Relish the summer flavours with Fratelli Trattoria and Pizzeria‘s new menu by Italian celebrity chef brothers Enrioc and Roberto Cerea. Made with seasonal ingredients using their traditional recipes, try their Gazpacho di Pomodori e Pesche, Gamberi Croccanti, prepared with Mazara red prawns and peach gazpacho. There’s also Agnello all Erbe, Pastinaca e il suo Ragu featuring a succulent Welsh lamb rack with aromatic herbs for an indulgent protein refuel. For something more casual, head over to the Pizzeria for freshly-baked artisanal pizzas.

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Fratelli Trattoria
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Fratelli Pizzeria

Fratelli Trattoria and Pizzeria is located at the lobby of Hotel Michael, Resorts World Sentosa – Hotel Michael, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098269, p.+65 6577 6555. Fratelli Trattoria opens Wed-Mon 6-10pm, Fratelli Pizzeria opens Wed-Mon 12-2.30pm. Closed on Tuesdays except public holidays. 

Celebrate Bastille Day at Lulu’s Lounge

Celebrate Bastille Day this Saturday with French-inspired cocktails and sultry numbers. The lineup features Heloise La Harpe and The No Corianders, among other exciting acts. Lulu’s Lounge doesn’t disappoint with the party booze; check out the newly-curated Sour De Sade (S$20+), a zesty take on the Brandy Grand Mariner Sour, and the Storm In a Coupe (S$20+) featuring cognac, Suze, and bitters. With a repertoire of classics accompanied by specialty cocktails, it’s going to be a night to remember.

LuLu’s Bastille Day celebration will be held on 13 July, 9pm-5am, at Lulu’s Lounge, Pan Pacific Hotel (Marina), 7 Raffles Blvd, Singapore 039595, p.+65 9829 1922. No cover charge, age requirements are 25 for gents and 21 for ladies.

New Dinner Delights At SPRMRKT

All-day dining at SPRMRKT just got better with new dinner menus. Get hearty sharing plates such as Fresh Pacific Oysters (six for S$25) and local-inspired Har Cheong Pork Belly Sliders (S$16) to share with a group of pals. For the mains, check out their Spicy Prawn Marinara (s$28) with sambal belachan, or New Zealand sourced Slow Braised Lamb Shank (S$30). All crafted with local and regional ingredients, it’s the best of fusion food – contemporary European cuisine with Southeast Asian influences.

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Cluny Court
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SPRMRKT’s dinner menu is available from 5pm daily at STPI outlet, 41 Robertson Quay, Level 1, Singapore 238236, p.+65 97364032. Opens daily 8am-11pm. Selected dinner items will be available from 5pm on Fri-Sat at Cluny Court outlet, 501 Bukit Timah Road, #02-13 Cluny Court, Singapore 259760, p.+65 9736 4170. Opens Mon-Thu 8am-8pm, Fri-Sun 8am-10pm.

Charmaine Tan

Charmaine has a soft spot for oversized cardigans, bubble tea and cute dogs. When not sleeping, she is either lost on a spontaneous adventure, or snuggled up reading novels/watching old movies. Loves swimming and secretly attempting synchro stunts.