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

New month, new indulgences! With pop-ups, new collabs and new menus, the Chinese New Year festive season is sure to be exciting. This week, expect street food and MICHELIN plates colliding on Grabfood, seasonal cocktails galore at Junior the Pocket Bar, and for dessert, new sweets at the Fullerton Hotels.

Huat With Junior the Pocket Bar and Rémy Martin

In keeping with the festive season, Junior the Pocket Bar and Rémy Martin are collaborating on a limited-run Chinese New Year pop-up. The second such pop-up for Junior, they’re serving up a signature menu of cocktails and Chinese New Year treats in a newly decorated bar, splashed with stunning motifs. Check out their new offerings like the Rolling for Prosperity cocktail (S$25++), a Rémy Martin, pineapple and brown butter rum cocktail served with a pineapple tart on the side, and their flaky Egg Tart (S$6) filled with mandarin orange curd and vanilla.

This Chinese New Year pop-up ends on 27 February. Junior the Pocket Bar is located at 6 Ann Siang Hill, Singapore 069787, p, +65 8121 1462. Open Mon – Sat, 5.30pm – 10.30pm. Closed Sun. 

Get Affordable MICHELIN Plate Food with Street Influence on GrabFood

In a stunning series of collaborations, the MICHELIN Guide Kitchen Takeover has allowed MICHELIN Plate and Bib Gourmand restaurants and street food establishments to learn and create together, creating three-course meals exclusively available on Grabfood. From now till March, expect collabs between Cure and Man Man, as well as Akira Back and Song Fa Bak Kut Teh. Two three-course meals are priced at S$88, and will be delivered at a flat fee of S$10.

Find a full list of menus, pre-order dates and delivery dates here.

Make Your Favourite Cocktail Anywhere

The Cocktail Box Co. has finally come to Asia! This pocket-sized kit provides you with a portable set of tools, ingredients and instructions that you can use to make multiple cocktails, wherever you are. All you need is your alcohol of choice, a glass and some creativity. With these kits, you can make Moscow Mules, Margaritas, Old Fashioneds, and more. You’ll never have to settle for rum and coke again.

Buy your Cocktail Box kits here at S$32.90.

Have an Italian Afternoon Tea with Prego

Looking for somewhere to have afternoon tea? Look no further because Prego has launched a new menu full of Italian flavours. For S$48++ per adult, help yourself to Arancino with Alaskan Crab and garlic, Puff Pastries stuffed with ricotta and stunning desserts like Mascarpone Rose Choux Puffs. For the men, Prego has a once-a-month, meat-forward Gentlemen’s Tea with items like Angus Beef Tartare, Stanbroke Minute Steaks with chimichurri and Bitter Chocolate Cigars.

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Prego’s Afternoon Tea is available 3pm – 5pm daily, at S$48++ per adult. The Gentlemen’s Tea is available on the last Friday of every month, from S$68++ per adult. Prego is located at Hotel Fairmont Singapore, 80 Bras Basah Road, Singapore 189560.

Feast on Tarts with the Fullerton x Tarte Collection

Fullerton Hotels has partnered with Tarte by Cheryl Koh to launch a delicious, beautiful assortment of artisanal tarts crafted by the award-winning pastry chef herself. Look forward to three Tarte classics alongside new Fullerton-inspired flavours, like the blush-pink Bandung Tart (S$12.50) with milk jelly and rosewater, and the elegant Earl Grey Crème Brûlée (S$10.50), which pays tribute to the Fullerton Building’s colonial origins. Available for dine-in and takeaway.

The Fullerton Tarts are available until 31 July for takeaway at The Fullerton Cake Boutique, located in The Fullerton Hotel and The Fullerton Bay Hotel. Buy them online here. The Fullerton Hotel is located at 1 Fullerton Square, Singapore 049178. The Fullerton Bay Hotel is located at 80 Collyer Quay, Singapore 049326.

Top image: Junior the Pocket Bar

When not taking naps or reading books, Tessa is either lifting weights or playing video games. She loves animals, a cold beer, and above all, a good meal.