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

Spring is here and the season of new beginnings brings with it Japanese-inspired offerings at a well-loved Cantonese restaurant, as well as succulent Chinese roast meats for lunch and dinner. Thirsty? Get yourself sorted at Smoke & Mirrors with their new cocktail menu, or shake up your own drinks with discounted premium spirits from Diageo’s portfolio.

TONO Cevicheria Presents an All-Female Chef Collaboration

This International Women’s Day, TONO Cevicheria will be shining the spotlight on three kickass women reshaping the culinary world from Singapore. TONO Cevicheria’s Head Chef Tamara Chavez, Chef-owner of Morsels, Petrina Loh and Ashlee Malligan of Nouri will display their culinary prowess with different versions of ceviches, tacos, and mains inspired by their heritage. The lineup includes Tamara’s  Mi Vuleve a la Vida, a medley of fresh seafood with special homemade Tomato Tiger’s Milk, and fusion tacos like Angus Rump Rendang Taco by Petrina and Ashlee.

TONO Cevicheria is located at 7 Fraser St, #01-49/50 Duo Galleria, Singapore 189356, p.+65 6702 7320. Women of Taste will be held on 8 March, 12pm – 3pm, 6pm – 9pm.

Imbibe Speciality Cocktails at Smoke & Mirrors

Destination rooftop cocktail bar Smoke & Mirrors presents Married Pony – a specially curated menu that showcases eight distinct classic cocktails (S$18++ each), each married to one ingredient. There’s something for everyone – those with a sweet tooth can enjoy the Caramel & Old Fashioned, made with Woodford Reserve Rye, bitters and salted caramel while coffee aficionados can make a beeline for the Cardamom & Espresso Martini comprising sugar cane vodka, Cold Brew Coffee Liqueur and hints of cardamom.

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Smoke & Mirrors is located at #06-01, National Gallery Singapore, 1 St. Andrew’s Road, Singapore 178957, p.+65 9380 6313. Open Mon-Thurs 3pm – 1am, Fri 3pm – 2am, Sat 12pm – 2am and Sun 12pm – 1am. For reservations, email [email protected] or call +65 9380 6313.

Get a Taste of Japan with Peach Garden’s New Spring Menu

This sakura season, take your tastebuds on a trip to Japan with Peach Garden Chinese Restaurant’s new seasonal menu. Putting a Nippon spin on classic Cantonese fare by using premium ingredients imported directly from Japan, expect steamy Xiao Long Bao (S$8.80++) filled with slivers of top-grade A5 Wagyu Beef and the spectacular Flaming Seafood Fried Rice in Whole Japanese Pumpkin (S$28++) topped with a decadent layer of melted cheese. Available from now till 30 April 2020, a six-course set menu is also available at S$68++ per person.

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Peach Garden Chinese Restaurant is located at OCBC Centre, 65 Chulia Street, #33-01, Singapore 049513, p.+65 6536 7833, Thomson Plaza, 301 Upper Thomson Road, Thomson Rd, #01-88, 574408, p.+65 6451 3233, Chinatown Point, 33, #02-36 New Bridge Rd, 059413, p.+65 6702 0603, The Metropolis, 9 North Buona Vista Drive #02-02, 138588, p.+65 6334 7833 and Changi Airport T2, 60 Airport Boulevard, #036-084 , 819643, p.+65 6386 3033. Open daily 11am – 3pm, 6pm – 10.30pm. 

‘No Need To Fly’ Promotion Offers Discounted Premium Liquor

With declining air travel comes declining duty-free sales at the airport. For those of us staying home, your cheap alcohol woes are temporarily solved by global spirits giant Diageo. From now until  31 March 2020, enjoy up to 50% off single malt whisky, blended Scotch whisky, and gin, with prices rivalling that of duty-free shopping. Available in Cold Storage outlets and via Redmart, treat your mates to a bottle of Singleton 18y.o (S$94.50, UP S$135) or unwind with a refreshing coconut gin and tonic made with Tanqueray No.TEN (S$79, UP S$99).

No Need To Fly is available in Cold Storage outlets and via Redmart from now until 31 March 2020. Spend a minimum of $100 on Redmart and get an extra $10 off with promo code “NOFLY10”.

Kam’s Roast Launches Premium Quality Set Menu

You don’t have to break your bank to dig into Kam’s Roast’s brand-new premium set, which includes a side, main dish and a dessert or soup at S$13.80++. Menu options feature signature mains like Roast Duck Rice, BBQ Pork Rice, and Wanton Noodles, and what’s more – healthcare staff and senior citizens get a free bowl of Immune Boosting Herbal Soup, enriched with a plethora of Chinese herbs. For the rest of us, it’s a S$3 top-up, but it doesn’t hurt to get a little boost in these times.

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Kam’s Roast is located at Pacific Plaza, 9 ScottsRoad #01-04/05/06/07, Singapore 228210, p.+65 6836 7788. Open Mon-Fri 11am – 10pm, Sat-Sun 10.30am – 10pm.

Top Image: Peach Garden Chinese Restaurant

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