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

Carnivore, fine diner, tippler, or dessert lover – we’ve got something for you this week. Travel to Japan by way of some sweet treats at high tea or with a delicious aged wagyu, or wind down Cuba-style with a rum cocktail. Have something extra-special to celebrate? Check out the new menus at some of our favourite establishments.

A Japan-Inspired Geisha High Tea by Janice Wong

Celebrated dessert chef Janice Wong is back with her newest high tea offering Geisha: A woman of the arts (S$45++). Enjoy the quintessential flavours of Japan with items like Kakigori Kinkan Vanilla Cream, Temari Sushi, the ever-Instagrammable Raindrop Cake and more. For an interactive touch, you even get to prepare your own dango (rice flour dumplings on a skewer) over a little table-sized grill. We’re certainly ready to live our best geisha life with these delicious treats.

Geisha High Tea is happening from 9 January 2021 to 31 March 2021 at 2am:dessertbar, 21A Lorong Liput, Singapore 277733, p. +65 6291 9727. Open Tue — Sun 1pm — 12am.

Oxwell & Clan Launches New Menu

Oxwell & Co’s festive pop-up at Straits Clan’s Clan Cafe was exceedingly well received, so Oxwell & Clan is here to stay (for now)! Look forward to a reinvigorated menu by new Straits Clan Clubhouse Executive Chef Reuben Davis. Highlights include the homely Oxwell & Clan Chicken Curry and Apple Crumble. For something extra fun, their weekend Brunch and Beats offers up unlimited pours of Bloody Mary’s, beer, wine, champagne, and a set menu of Oxwell favourites.

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Oxwell & Clan is happening now until end February 2021 at Clan Cafe, 31 Bukit Pasoh Road, Singapore, 089845, p. +65 6320 9180. Open Tue — Fri 11.30am — 10pm and Sat — Sun 11.30am — 7pm.

Preludio Launches Chapter Three: Two Roads

Cecil Street fine-dining concept Preludio takes its gastronomic creativity to new heights with the next chapter of their culinary journey – Two Roads. As the name suggests, diners will be given a choice between two dining experiences — Capture, where Chef Fernando aims to minimalistically capture the essence of an ingredient, and Release, where the chef releases all possibilities and brings produce to its full potential. See our review of chapter two here.

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Chapter 3: Two Roads begins with dinner service on Thursday 21 January 2021 and lunch service on 1 February 2021. Preludio is located at 182 Cecil Street, Frasers Tower #03-01/02, Singapore 069547, p. +65 6904 5686. Open Mon — Sat 11.30am — 2.30pm and 6pm — 10.30pm.

Bedrock Bar & Grill Kicks Off 2021 With The World Meat Series

Recently crowned “Best Steakhouse in Asia” in 2020 by Haute Grandeur Global Excellence Awards, Bedrock Bar & Grill brings back the fifth edition of its signature World Meat Series. Meat lovers will get to experience premium meats from different parts of the world, and this time, our destination is Yamaguchi, Japan. Taste the famed Yamaguchi Aged wagyu beef from Jukuho Farm in dishes like the Bone Marrow Tartare (S$36++) and Woodfire Grilled Fullbloood Aged Wagyu Striploin (S$148++).

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The World Meat Series is happening from now until 31 March 2021. Bedrock Bar & Grill is located at 96 Somerset Road, #01-05 Pan Pacific Serviced Suites, Singapore 238163, p. +65 6238 0054. Open daily 12pm — 3pm and 6pm — 10.30pm.

Jigger & Pony Presents The Professional Rum Runners

The sweet, sweet sugarcane spirit behind some of our favourite cocktail gets a makeover at Jigger & Pony’s Professional Rum Runners. Esteemed bartenders from Singapore’s best bars —including Jigger & Pony’s own Uno Jang and ATLAS‘ Jesse Vida — shake up unique creations with the exclusive Havana Club Professional Editions. Each of these rums boasts a unique flavour profile, from the full-bodied but clean white rum that is Professional Edition A to the Cuban terroir-inspired Professional Edition D.

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The Professional Rum Runners is happening on 24 January 2021 from 5pm — 9pm at Jigger & Pony, 165 Tg Pagar Rd, Amara Hotel, Singapore 088539, p. +65 9621 1074. Open Tue — Sun 4pm — 10.30pm.

Top image: Bedrock Bar & Grill


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