The Weekly Grub: What to Eat & Drink In Singapore This Week

Get an early start to the weekend with a fashionable cocktail event on Thursday, and enjoy the best of the season with a durian buffet and three new summer menus this week.

Kamil Foltan & Kevin Seah at Potato Head Singapore

Cocktails and coats? There’s never been a finer combination than this edition of Kamil & Friends. Enjoy cocktails by the award winning Kamil Foltan, who will team up with bespoke tailor Kevin Seah to shake up drinks such as Tied Up Fashioned (pineapple whiskey, maple, chocolate, and scotch bitters). If you’re feeling extra showy, take up Kevin’s challenge to tie the perfect tie in two minutes to earn bragging rights for the night.

Gather up your friends for Kamil & Friends this Thursday, 20 July 2017, 7pm at Potato Head Bar, Level 3, 36 Keong Saik Road, Singapore 089143, p +65 6327 1939. 

Thorny Temptations at PARKROYAL on Pickering

Ring in the durian season with an extensive durian buffet at Lime Restaurant in PARKROYAL on Pickering! Try out interesting savoury durian dishes such as Durian Ravioli with Sage and Garlic ButterGulai Fish Curry with Fermented Durian, and Grilled Chicken and Durian in Tortila, or opt for straight up D24 and Mao Shan Wang in the special outdoor area for your fragrant fix at $88++ per person.

Feast on all things durian at Thorny Temptations from now till 2 September 2017,  daily 6.30pm – 10.30pm at Lime Restaurant, PARKROYAL on Pickering, 3 Upper Pickering Street, Singapore 058289, p +65 6809 8899.

New Nature-Inspired Menu at Wildseed Bar 

Embrace the beauty of Singapore’s eternal summer with Wildseed Bar’s new menu, featuring garden-themed cocktails and farm-to-table mains. Have a Strawberry Sip (strawberry jam, orange squeeze, Monkey Shoulder, grapefruit bitters) or get a Sunkiss (Chambered, Cointreau, fresh orange, cream, rosella), and pair it with wholesome dishes such as Tajima Wagyu Bolar Blade or Harissa Baby Back Ribs.

Try Wildseed Bar’s new menu on Mon – Thurs and Sundays 5pm – 11pm, Fri – Sat 5pm – 1am at Wildseed Cafe and Bar, 3 Park Lane, Singapore 798387, p +65 6262 1063. 

Tokushima Omakase at Kanda Wadatsumi

Indulge in an eight-course omakase by Executive Chef Hara Shinji from Kanda Wadatsumi, which will highlight the seasonal delicacies of the rich Tokushima prefecture of Japan. For $120++ per person, feast on Hama-Pike eel, Wakame seaweed, and grunt and scabbard fish delivered fresh from Tokushima. Counter sets are also available at $50++, for lunch and dinner if you’re in the mood for something quicker.

Enjoy the bounty of Tokushima from now till 31 July 2017, Mon – Sat 12pm – 2.30pm (lunch), 6pm – 11pm (dinner) at Kanda Wadatsumi, 50 Tras Street, Singapore 078989, p +65 6221 6264.

Natsu Matsuri Summer Menu at Fat Cow

For something a little more extravagant, try Fat Cow’s new five-course dinner menu, created to celebrate the heat and vibrance of summer. Enjoy refreshing dishes such as Salmon Tartare with Crispy Shiso and Anago Uzaku and Hida Gyu Wagyu, made with premium beef from the Gifu Prefecture. You’ll also be able to bring home a set of limited edition handcrafted summer sake cups with a minimum purchase of two dinner sets at $188++ each, as a keepsake for a great meal.

Have the Natsu Matsuri from now till 31 August 2017, 7pm daily, at Fat Cow, 1 Orchard Boulevard, #01-01/02, Camden Medical Centre, Singapore 248649, p +65 6735 0308.

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).