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

Look forward to a midweek supper that’s a special three-way collaboration, as well as plenty of new grub to try out, with two new Italian menus and a set lunch for busier days.

Moosehead’s Supper Series with Gina’s Vadai

For the third installation of their ongoing Supper Series, Moosehead Kitchen-Bar has teamed up with popular hawker Gina’s Vadai and award-winning bar Native for a special menu and some innovative cocktails. Enjoy Vegetable and Feta Vadai, as well as a unique Prawn and Ikan Bilis Vadai “pizza”, all finished to smoky perfection on an Inka charcoal grill in $25++ sets. To complement the bites, knock back a Masala ChaiSalt Lassi, or Banana Chutney, mixed up by The Bar Awards Singapore 2017‘s Bartender of the Year Vijay Mudaliar.

Head down for Moosehead’s Supper Series on Friday, 28 July 2017, 10pm at Moosehead Kitchen-Bar, 110 Telok Ayer Street, Singapore 068579, p +65 6636 8055.

National Day Menu by Nutmeg and Clove

Get an early start to the National Day celebrations with Nutmeg and Clove’s National Day themed cocktails, inspired by William Farquhar’s heritage National History Drawings. During Happy Hour, get concoctions like the The King and Queen (a mangosteen and durian Milk Punch), Oh My Jasmine (a matcha and jasmine Scotch Sour), and The Galangal Beer (Mount Gay Black Barrel, galangal, house-made spiced pear syrup, fresh lime, housemade galangal ginger beer) at a great  1-for-1 deal.

Available throughout August, drink to our nation Mon – Thurs 6pm – 1am, Fri – Sat 6pm – 2am at Nutmeg and Clove, 10A Ann Siang Hill, Singapore 069878, p +65 9389 9301. 

New Chef Yohhei Sasaki at Hilton Singapore’s il Cielo

The new appointment of Japanese chef Yohhei Sasaki at il Cielo sees new signatures and a unique Japanese flair on classic Italian dishes. Try out dishes like Kinmedai CarpaccioHokkaido Sea Urchin Homemade Spaghetti, and the Yuzu Sphere, which is served with a ricotta cheese espuma, lemon sorbet and acacia honey gel. If you can’t decide what to get, the Italian/Japanese 5-course Degustation Menu is an easy choice, bringing you on a highlights tour at $88++ per person.

Check out Chef Sasaki’s menu Mon – Fri 12pm – 2.30pm (lunch) and Mon – Sat 7pm – 10.30pm (dinner) at il Cielo, Level 24, Hilton Singapore, 581 Orchard Road, Singapore 238883, p +65 6730 3395.

New Set Lunch at Club Street Social

Weekday lunches getting boring? The new lunch menu at Club Street Social is here to refresh your palate, with new additions such as a 150-day Grain Fed Bavette SteakChicken “Cordon Bleu”, and Squash Tortellini. Served together with coffee or tea, and a choice of dessert, it’s a great way to expand your workday lunch map. If you want to linger, wines are also available, starting at $11 a glass.

Order up a set lunch Mon – Fri, 12pm – 3pm at Club Street Social, 5 Gemmill Lane, 01-01, Singapore 069261, p +65 6225 5043.

Zafferano Italian Restaurant and Lounge Launches Summer Menu

In our land of eternal summer, the produce of the world is finally catching up to us- and Zafferano has crafted a new seasonal menu to celebrate just that. Enjoy fresh Sicilian sardines, Mazara red prawns, and seafood from the Mediterranean Sea in dishes such as Italian Sardines in “Beccafico” StyleCalamarata Pasta with Sicilian Pesto, Jumbo Prawn, and Mint, and a White Asparagus, Speck, and Truffle Sauce “pizza” by Head Chef Marcio Guccio.

Get a taste of Summer Mon – Fri 11.30am – 3pm (lunch), Mon – Wed 5.30pm – 11.45pm (dinner), and Thurs – Sat 5.30pm – 1am (dinner) at Zafferano Italian Restaurant and Lounge, Ocean Financial Centre, Level 43, 10 Collyer Quay, Singapore 049315, p +65 6509 1488.


Pei Ling Tan

Pei Ling owes the NLB hundreds in late fines but remains an avid reader despite this crippling psychological baggage. She is an adventurous soul who is not afraid to break the law (by bingeing on pirated TV shows without remorse/ without stopping).