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

Looking to chow down some good food and drink this week? Atlas Bar and Kilo Lounge have revitalised their menus, while the acclaimed Brooklyn Brewery has finally brought their craft beer into Singapore. A secret cocktail escapade rounds them all up – so take a peek into it if you’re feeling adventurous.

The Other Room’s Secret Cocktail Menu

A multi-sensory journey awaits at The Other Room, as a brand new menu of cocktails is carefully curated for the hidden bar. The catch to trying these fabulous drinks? You’ll need to own The Other Room passport and go through a secret passport process, where you earn stamps representing the bar’s signature cocktails before getting the Golden Key to the secret menu. It’s complicated really, so just head down and check it out. Get cracking on those drinks for a truly exclusive drinking experience.

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Discover the secret cocktail menu at The Other Room, 320 Orchard Rd, Singapore Marriott Hotel, Tang Plaza, Singapore 238865 (behind a black curtain and doorbell), p. +65 6100 7778. Open Mon-Thu 6pm – 3am and Fri-Sun 6pm – 4am. 

Pollen x Mume Eight-Hands Collaboration

For two nights only on Wednesday and Thursday, Pollen welcomes award-winning modern European restaurant MUME (ranked 43 on Asia’s Best Restaurants 2017) from Taipei in its first ever eight-hands dinner – with Executive Chef Steve Allen and the trio of head chefs behind MUME: Richie Lin, Long Xiong, and Kai Ward. Look forward to signature dishes from the two restaurants, including Wagyu Beef Tartare with Taiwanese touches, Pollen’s Sea & Sand – New Zealand Akoara King salmon with crab bisque foam and cured scallops, as well as a collaboration dish of Steamed Turbot with Herbs.

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The eight-hands dinner is happening on 30 & 31 August 2017, at Pollen, 18 Marina Gardens Dr, #01-09, Singapore 018953, p. +65 6604 9988. Priced at $188++ (incl. pairings of S.Pellegrino sparkling and Acqua Panna still natural waters, an aperitif, and coffee and tea). Additional wine pairing available at $48++.

A Revamped Food Menu at Kilo Lounge

The go-to after-work hang out in Tanjong Pagar, Kilo Lounge has launched a new food menu bringing back dishes from sister restaurant Kilo Kallang, as well as introduced new fusion originals. Highlights include Zucchini Pancakes with goat’s cheese, arugula, and balsamic ($18), Tequila Cured Salmon Flat Bread with jalapeño, cream cheese, pickled onions, and cilantro ($15). Before partying the night away as the lounge transforms into a club, how about toasting to signatures cocktails such as the Kilo’s Mojito ($16) and Macha Sake (Kiku-Masamune sake, matcha-infused gin, $16)?

Gather some friends for the new dishes at Kilo Lounge, 21 Tanjong Pagar Rd #01-02/04, Singapore 088444, p. +65 9824 9747. Open Tue-Wed 5.30pm – 1am, Thu-Fri 5.30pm – 3am, Sat 7pm – 4am. Closed Mon. 

ATLAS Introduces Five New Dishes

The food menu at ATLAS has been jazzed up by Executive Chef Daniele Sperindio with five new Italian dishes! Playing up the artistic vibes of the Parkview Square establishment, the dishes – such as Crispy Prawn Heads, with Cod skin, Cucumber Relish and Sawagani Crab and Mayura Wagyu Beef Knuckle Steak are artistically plated and cleanly presented for you to savour – and of course, take photos of for social media.

Feast on the refreshed menu at ATLAS, 600 North Bridge Rd, Parkview Square, Singapore 188778, p. +65 6396 4466. The menu is available Mon-Fri 11.30am – 3pm, 5pm – 10pm, Sat 5pm – 10pm. A late night menu is available Mon-Thu 10pm – 12.30pm, Fri-Sun 10pm – 1am.

New Craft Beer in Singapore: Brooklyn Brewery

Founder Steve Hindy

It’s only a month or so before Oktoberfest as we head into September, so it’s with great timing that award-winning craft beer Brooklyn Brewery, founded by Steve Hindy in 1988, makes their debut in Singapore at KPO Café Bar. Signatures such as the Brooklyn Lager and East IPA are regularly on tap for beer lovers to have their fill, while seasonal drinks will be brought it in limited quantities, such as the Bel Air Sour, Black Chocolate Stout and – who can forget – Brooklyn Oktoberfest for the upcoming festival. Also, KPO Cafe Bar’s happy hour is when you can get draft beer for $14.

Try the brewery’s offerings at KPO Café Bar is located at 1 Killiney Rd, Singapore 23951, p. +65 6733 3648. Open Mon-Thu 3pm – 1am, Fri 3pm – 2am and Sat 6pm – 2am. Closed Sun.

Cover Image: Kilo Lounge

Megan Cheah

When not downing frappes during her writing spiels, Megan can be found catching up on her favourite franchises or cajoling friends and family out for yet another Japanese dinner. An insane need to stay connected means you can reach her anytime – except on alternate weekends, when she’s found next to a TV screen, watching F1 cars go ‘round in circles.