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

This week, there’s something to satisfy your sweet tooth with chocolate delights and a classic afternoon tea, and for spice lovers with a new hotpot joint in town. Looking to explore? Try Cajun cuisine at Magnolia; otherwise, stick with familiar flavours at the Tiger Street Food Pop-Up.

Award-winning Chinese Hotpot Brand Spice World launches in Singapore 

Feel the burn at the newly opened Spice World Hot Pot along Clarke Quay. All seven soup stocks, including the much loved Mala broth ($22.90 for two types), contains no MSG or artificial flavouring. Expect exquisitely plated, high-quality ingredients like the Australian M8 Wagyu beef ($38.90) and the freshly prepared Shrimp Paste ($18.90) to perfectly complement the aromatic stock. Have some fun and choose to shape your mala broth as a cute Teddy Bear or Helly Kitty for an additional $9.90!

Spice World Hot Pot is located at Block B #01-06/07, Clarke Quay, 3 River Valley Road, Singapore 179021, p.+65 6265 9777. Open Sun-Thu 10.30am – 4am, Fri-Sat 10.30am – 6am.

The Dark Gallery Unveils New Cafe & Chocolate Boutique

Satisfy all chocolate cravings and then some at The Dark Gallery’s full-fledged cafe and chocolate boutique conveniently located at Takashimaya. Indulge in popular favourites like Frozen Smores ($8) and the signature Chocolate Soufflé ($15). The Single Origin Pour Over ($6.50), with two coffee blends, is new and exclusive to this outlet, as is the Four Seasons Of Chocolate ($10) that presents The Dark Gallery’s signature 66% dark chocolate with four different taste profiles.

The Dark Gallery is located at B2-29, Takashimaya Shopping Centre, 391 Orchard Road, Singapore 238873, p.+65 6935 2603. Open Daily from 11am – 10pm.

InterContinental Singapore Presents New Classic Afternoon Tea: Secret Garden

Have an enchanted afternoon with InterContinental Singapore’s Pastry Chef Ben Goh. Inspired by the children’s classic, the afternoon tea features a three-tiered showcase of savoury treats like the Smoked Salmon Mousse and Chrysanthemum Mantou Bun enhanced with elegant Victorian desserts like the Earl Grey Chocolate Mousse with apricot compote and sea salt chocolate crumble. Featuring a ‘live’ station where you can enjoy unlimited servings of à la minute crêpes and ice cream, treat yourself to a lovely afternoon!

Classic Afternoon Tea at the Lobby Lounge is priced at $78 for two, inclusive of tea or coffee and $108 for two, inclusive of two flutes of Taittinger Brut Champagne and tea or coffee. InterContinental Singapore is located at 80 Middle Road, Singapore 188966, p.+65 6338 7600. Afternoon Tea is served daily from 2pm-5pm. 

Junior Presents Magnolia

Junior’s latest concept Magnolia celebrates the craft and authentic tradition of New Orleans cocktail culture and Creole cuisine. Find thirst-quenching aperitifs like the Pimms Cup ($25), deliciously rich tipples like the Grasshopper ($25), and the Truffle Sazerac ($25), Louisiana’s official cocktail made modern. Hungry? Let authentic creole dishes like Dirty Rice Balls with Pimento Cheese Dip ($10) and Fried Okra in Cajun Spice ($8) transport you back to the Big Easy.

Magnolia is located at 43 Tanjong Pagar Road, Singapore 088464, p.+65 8121 1462. Open Mon-Sat 7pm – 12am. 

Tiger Street Food Pop-Up

Prawn Village

Celebrate local hawker heroes at The Tiger Street Food Pop-Up this Friday! Giving local hawkers an platform to showcase their talent on a national stage in the heart of the arts and heritage district, this pop up will feature some perennial favourites like Har Cheong Gai (prawn paste chicken wings), Nasi Lemak and Salted Egg Yolk Chicken. In case you missed the Tiger Street Food Festival 2017, last year’s favourites will also be available so don’t miss the Tiger Street Food Pop-up happening on 11 May 2018.

The TIger Street Food Pop-Up is happening on 11 May 2018 from 5pm-10.30pm at Deck, 120A Prinsep Street, Singapore 187937. 

 Top Image Courtesy of Spice World


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