As though the world didn’t already recognize the euphoric pairing of Netflix and a pint of Ben & Jerry’s… the two have made it official with a newOn January 20, 2020 / By Nookmag
As though the world didn’t already recognize the euphoric pairing of Netflix and a pint of Ben & Jerry’s… the two have made it official with a new original flavour! Announcing Netflix & Chilll’d™ – an ice cream as carefully curated as your Netflix watch list!
Launched globally on the same day for the first time in Ben & Jerry’s history, Netflix & Chilll’d™ is an indulgent production starring peanut butter ice-cream, sweet & salty pretzel swirls & fudge brownies – the perfect pint to accompany all your favorite shows.
“This is the perfect pairing between Ben & Jerry’s and Netflix, to bring more magic to millions of fans across the globe,” said Matthew McCarthy, CEO of Ben & Jerry’s.
As a celebration of this wonderful partnership, the folks in Singapore revealed this exciting new flavor to Moo-niacs right smack in the Netflix Singapore office, which was transformed into a epic wonderland! Guests were treated to a snack bar filled with scrumptious bites to fulfil their wildest snack fantasies, and journeyed through euphoria as the new flavor was unveiled in an exciting vignette showcasing the best of Ben & Jerry’s and Netflix favorites.
With a spoon and your remote in hand, we’re positive there’s nothing but euphoria in your future. Netflix & Chilll’d™ will be available at your friendly neighbourhood supermarkets, convenience stores, and online retailers island-wide in March 2020 at SGD13.90 per pint.
Ring in the New Year and celebrate memorable family reunions with Chopsuey Cafe. Treat family and friends to auspicious dishes with two specially curated set menus with familiarOn January 20, 2020 / By Nookmag
Ring in the New Year and celebrate memorable family reunions with Chopsuey Cafe. Treat family and friends to auspicious dishes with two specially curated set menus with familiar favorites presented in a modern and vibrant and manner.
Lunar New Year Set Menus
Perfect for any group size, Chopsuey Cafe has curated two set menus for 4-6 people at SGD68++ Pper pax and 7-10 people at SGD88++ per pax. Selected festive items are also available as ala carte menu choices.
The first set menu comprises of seven unique courses and a refreshing drink. Start off the meal with the Pasqua Passimento Prosecco or Orange Basil Crush then gather around the table to toss the Chopsuey Lucky Lunar ‘Lo Hei’ (SGD28++ for half, SGD48++ for full). This variation of Yu Sheng replaces the traditional ingredients with trout, kale, celeriac, sprouts, red radish, blueberries and wild rice. This is followed by a perfectly balanced homemade dressing combining fresh calamansi, lemon juice, plum sauce, marmalade and Japanese vinegar.
The meal progresses to the Hot & Sour Chicken Soup, Chopsuey Chilli Jam Prawns tossed in a piquant chilli jam and topped with crispy egg clouds, and a Jade Ocean Trout (SGD39++).
The main course provides an option between Sweet Salty Spicy Fried Chicken, Crispy Orange Beef Rib, or White Pepper Espresso Ribs (SGD32++).
The last savoury course features Chef’s Wok-fried Claypot Rice (SGD28++) with traditional Chinese sausage, water chestnuts and fresh herbs.
For larger groups, the second Lunar New Year Menu offers a host of unique dishes including items from the smaller menu and then some. Customers can enjoy the Gancia Lychee Prosecco or Lychee Green Tea Shake, Chopsuey Lucky Lunar ‘Lo Hei’, Young Coconut & King Prawn Soup, Tamarind King Prawns, Crispy Cod with Chilli Garlic Sauce, and Fried Chicken Rendang, choose between Crispy Orange Beef Rib or White Pepper Espresso Ribs before ending with Braised & Blackened Cabbage, Chef’s Wok-fried Claypot Rice, and Hot Ginger Root Tea.
Gather your drink buddies and head on down to leading Singapore craft brewery, Heart of Darkness, for an unlimited serving of 30 different craft beers on tap, houseOn January 14, 2020 / By Nookmag
Gather your drink buddies and head on down to leading Singapore craft brewery, Heart of Darkness, for an unlimited serving of 30 different craft beers on tap, house pour wines, and all that bubbly. Choose from a wide selection of Heart of Darkness craft beers, including the iconic Kurtz’s Insane IPA, Futile Purpose Cucumber Pilsner, and Director’s Cacao Nib Porter; from the Sunday Free Flow, available every Sunday from 11.00am to 4.00pm, at SGD88 nett per person (limited to three hours only).
To complement this boozy affair, pair your choice of craft beers with a smasgasbord of ala-carte dishes available on Heart of Darkness’ new brunch menu. Relish in a variety of hearty and comforting brunch fare, including the likes of Avocado Toast, Spaghetti Meatballs, and the signature HOD Big Breakfast.
Sunday Free Flow
Beers to look out for include the iconic Kurtz’s Insane IPA, the biggest and hoppiest beer in the repertoire. It is a wonderfully vibrant beer, accompanied with grapefruit and piney tones, and an assortment of seven different types of hops, which aids in delivering a burst of flavour.
Another must-try is the Futile Purpose Cucumber Pilsner, a fresh pilsner with a soft malt body and a gentle summer brightness. The cucumber is a unique ingredient which makes the beer refreshing. For stout lovers, try the Director’s Cacao Nib Porter, a soft dark porter-based beer, infused with Vietnamese cacao nibs. With the rich flavour of dark chocolate and a touch of tartness from deep red berries, this adds to a lingering finish on the palate.
Heart of Darkness New Brunch Menu
Embark on your epicurean journey with the ultimate comfort food – Mac and Cheese. Revel in the combination of cheeses layered and baked into a rich and creamy cheese sauce, topped with parmesan, butter, and paprika for a beautiful golden brown crisp. Bacon lovers rejoice – complete your dish with crispy crumbled bacon as a top up option.
Another wildly popular brunch offering is the HOD Big Breakfast. A British classic, there’s little more comforting than the combination of juicy sausages, a crisp hashbrown, strips of bacon, toasts, and sun-dried tomatoes on a lazy Sunday. Choose from either sunny side up, poached or scrambled eggs to complete the full monty.
So what better way to let loose and relax on a Sunday than to join Heart of Darkness at the Sunday Free Flow brunch?
Janice Wong is celebrating Chinese New Year with an exciting collection of festive treats available exclusively from now until the end of January 2020. To welcome in theOn January 8, 2020 / By Nookmag
Janice Wong is celebrating Chinese New Year with an exciting collection of festive treats available exclusively from now until the end of January 2020. To welcome in the auspicious year of the rat, Wong and her team have created an array of new year confections, many of which have a twist on the much-loved classics of this festive new year holiday.
Perfect for the season of giving, this year’s offering sees the return of Janice Wong’s Chinese New Year Hampers. Filled with an assortment of cookies and treats, the hampers are available in three limited-edition options. The 6 Cookie Jars (SGD168) and 9 Cookie Jars (SGD238) features items such as Chocolate Pineapple Tarts, Kueh Bangkit and Shrimp Rolls, while the 5 Cookie Jars & 4 Teas set (SGD238) includes cookie jar items, Pineapple Flower Tarts, Pineapple Balls, and four selections of tea such as Rose Marzipan and Crème Brulee.
This year also sees the introduction of Chinese New Year exclusive Chocolate 40g Bars in two flavours, Mandarin Orange and Hae Bee Hiam. Each dark chocolate bar has been beautifully hand-crafted and decorated with a splash of festive colour, infused with Mandarin Orange or Hae Bee Hiam bits for texture and a punch of flavour. Additionally, the chocolate bars are packaged with a Chinese New Year greeting card, so customers can pen down a message for loved ones.
Individually packaged seasonable offerings are also available in single cookie jars, which include Chocolate Coated Love Letters (SGD18) and Chocolate Coated Pineapple Tarts (SGD32). Exclusive to these single cookie jars is the new Hae Bee Hiam Cookie, along with Janice Wong Singapore’s CNY signatures Chocolate Bakkwa Cookie and Pork Floss Bakkwa Cookie, with prices starting from SGD18.
Chocolate Coated Nuts and Fruit Jellies (SGD58) come in nine different flavours, including Mandarin, Apricot, Cassis, Strawberry, Apple, and Raspberry. The chocolate-coated nuts and crispies are perfect for Chinese New Year gatherings amongst friends and family during the season of giving and reunion.
Finally, to top off the CNY collection in the year of the rat, Janice Wong introduces a CNY Special Mr Rat Chocolate (SGD35 a pair) for 2020 – a playful chocolate rat with surprise fillings of cocoa almonds to usher in the Lunar New Year.
All items are now available for orders online and in store.
In celebration of the official opening of DreamWorks Amination’s movie, Trolls World Tour, Janice Wong has collaborated with Universal Brand Development this holiday season to launch an exclusiveOn January 4, 2020 / By Nookmag
In celebration of the official opening of DreamWorks Amination’s movie, Trolls World Tour, Janice Wong has collaborated with Universal Brand Development this holiday season to launch an exclusive range of Trolls Edible Crayons.
Priced at SGD18, Janice Wong’s Trolls-themed chocolate crayons come in boxes of eight unique and edible flavours, each in a different Trolls packaging and includes two pieces of drawing papers to colour, create and inspire the artist inside us all.
A perfect gift for families and beyond, the Trolls Edible Crayons is available at all Janice Wong Singapore outlets from , including stores at Paragon, Raffles City and Changi Airport Terminal 3 Departure Hall.
Arriving in theatres in Spring 2020, Trolls World Tour has an all-star cast featuring Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, James Corden and Ozzy Osbourne. The animated musical comedy film is a sequel to the 2016 hit, Trolls.
Ring in the Chinese New Year with Mimi at The Riverhouse as they celebrate the lunar festivities with an enticing offering – Lunar Soirée, featuring three festive menus,On January 3, 2020 / By Nookmag
Ring in the Chinese New Year with Mimi at The Riverhouse as they celebrate the lunar festivities with an enticing offering – Lunar Soirée, featuring three festive menus, and commencing from 17 January until 9 February.
Perfect for Lunar reunions and gatherings with friends and family, Mimi welcomes guests into its convivial dining arena with an extensive Chinese New Year menu created by Head Chef Sam Chong and Executive Culinary Director Chef Daniel Koh. Mimi redefines Chinese dining through its approachable modern menu that incorporates both traditional and modern preparation techniques.
Ideal for celebrations and relaxed communal dining, the Lunar Soirée menus invite groups ranging from Set Menu A (SGD68++ per pax for four to six), Set Menu B (SGD88++ per pax for six to eight), and Set Menu C (SGD108++ per pax for eight to ten) to dine at Mimi. With each menu carefully curated, celebrants can expect a bountiful meal that will leave them with ‘prosperous’ bellies. Selected items are also available as ala carte options.
All set menus comprise the Mimi Prosperity Akagai Yu Sheng 鱼生捞起 (SGD48 for small, SGD88 for large) filled with premium ingredients, this yusheng contains Akagai ark shell clams, deep fried yam, pickled red ginger and winter melon, pomelo, deep fried salmon skin, truffle oil and yuzu dressing to name a few. Guests can add abalone to their prosperity toss at a top-up of SGD10 for a truly ‘huat’ time.
Set Menu A also includes Superior Collagen Broth 鹅肝云吞汤 with foie gras wantons, Braised Abalone with Mushrooms 鲍鱼天白菇, Ho See Fat Choy 蚝鼓发菜红烧肉 (SGD28.80++), an auspicious dish with wok-fried roasted pork, dried oysters and black moss, Herbed Sea Bass 香草焗金目昈 oven-baked with herbs and fragrant oil, Mimi’s Signature Flaming Chicken 火焰烧鸡 flambéed in rose wine, Lotus Leaf Rice 荷香五子腊味饭 and Osmanthus & Aloe 桂花拉糕拼透心凉 aloe vera ice jelly and osmanthus cake for a refreshing dessert.
Set Menu B consists of Fish Maw with Crab Meat Soup 蟹肉竹笙鱼鳔羹, Dried Oysters & Pork Trotter 蚝豉发菜大元蹄, Abalone Yam Ring鲍鱼海味芋圈 (SGD68++) filled with abalone and seafood, Mimi’s Signature Roast Duck 脆皮烧鸭, Salmon Sabayon 香煎三文鱼, Truffle Fried Rice & Scallops 黑松露双柱蛋白炒饭 (SGD28.80++), and Mango Pomelo Sago & Shanghai Sweet Stacks 杨枝甘露拼豆沙锅饼, a crowd-pleasing mango dessert with a side of deep fried red bean paste pancakes.
For Set Menu C, guests can expect a nourishing Bird’s Nest Crab Meat Soup 蟹肉燕窝羹 (SGD28++), stewed Sea Cucumber & Duck 京葱海参扒鸭 (SGD48++ for half, SGD88++ for full), Black Cod 秘酱蒸雪鱼 – a steamed black cod in Mimi’s secret sauce, Abalone Pork Trotter 红烧鲍鱼大元蹄 (SGD68++) a decadent braised trotter with plump abalone, Soy King Prawns 干煎大虾碌 (SGD28.80++), Lotus Leaf Rice (SGD19.80++ for small, SGD38.80++ for large), and Asian Pear天山雪莲与桃胶配麻糬 – a rejuvenating dessert of stewed Asian pear with snow lotus and peach gum with a side of mochi.
3A River Valley Road, Level 2, The Riverhouse,
Clarke Quay, Singapore 179020
American burger chain Five Guys opens it’s first-ever outlet in Singapore at Plaza Singapura. Located on the ground level of the mall near the main atrium, the storeOn December 28, 2019 / By Nookmag
American burger chain Five Guys opens it’s first-ever outlet in Singapore at Plaza Singapura. Located on the ground level of the mall near the main atrium, the store will accomodate both indoor and outdoor seating options.
Famous for their hand-crafted, customisable burgers where you can choose from 15 different toppings (at no extra charges), and hand-cut fries, Five Guys sells itself on freshness and quality, using fresh ground beef and peanut oil, without the use of freezers and microwaves.
Order your burgers, fries (original or with Cajun spices, from SGD7) and drinks (from SGD4 for a bottle of water) separately as there are no set meals here. Prices start at SGD11 for a single patty Little Hamburger, and from SGD10 for a hot dog.
The burgers and hot dogs can be customised at no extra cost. Just select your favourite toppings or go “all the way” to have everything included in your burger or hot dog. Toppings include grilled onions, grilled mushrooms, and pickles.
Similarly, the Five Guys Shake (SGD10) can be customised as well. Mix in anything from chocolate to salted caramel and banana, and even bacon bits – all at no extra cost.
Five Guys Singapore
#01-32 Plaza Singapura
68 Orchard Road
Start the year with a new dish under your belt – or should we say, chef’s hat – at OUE Social Kitchen. On 11 January 2020, join actress,On December 27, 2019 / By Nookmag
Start the year with a new dish under your belt – or should we say, chef’s hat – at OUE Social Kitchen. On 11 January 2020, join actress, model and host Jade Seah in an easy-to-follow cooking masterclass and you’ll be all set to impress
serving up these flavour-packed dishes during the Lunar New Year!
Spanning 4,000 square feet, OUE Social Kitchen has 8 cooking stations (6 standard and 2 halal-friendly) that accommodate up to 4 pax each. Each station comes fully equipped with condiments, crockery, cutlery, and state-of-the-art appliances such as gas and induction hobs. Don’t worry about doing the dishes; clean-up services are complimentary! After adding the finishing touches to your culinary masterpiece, simply head to the free-to-use dining area and dig in! You can also order a drink from the bar at the front reception to complete your meal.
Jade’s menu puts an elevated spin on two traditional Chinese dishes, just in time for the Lunar New Year festivities!
Featuring fresh shrimp coated in golden breadcrumbs, the Typhoon Shelter Shrimp is sure to be a hit among those who love robust, garlicky aromas. With savoury beans and a kick from dried chillies, the Spicy Beef and Longevity Noodles has a fiery flavour for an added oomph on top of the usual saucy, umami base.
Join Jade and pick up a new recipe to start the year on a productive high! Only 24 slots are available, so do register and reserve a slot by calling 6224 0355 or emailing [email protected] . All you have to bring is yourself – fresh ingredients will be provided. The masterclass costs SGD50 per person, and comes with free-flow coffee, tea, or
Can’t make it for the masterclass? You can also have a go at recreating the recipes throughout the month of January! The Typhoon Shelter Shrimp will be available for preparation from 2 to 23 January, while the Spicy Beef and Longevity Noodles will be available for preparation from 24 to 31 January. All ingredients are provided at these sessions, so what are you waiting for? Register now to cook up a storm with your family, friends, and loved ones.
At OUE Social Kitchen, everyone’s a chef! Following the exciting Christmas cook-off between Wendy Cheng and Jessica Loh, better known by their Instagram personas Xiaxue and Shiberty, Jade Seah’s masterclass is the next to look forward to in OUE Social Kitchen’s lineup of thematic activations. Turn usual dinner plans into gastronomic adventures; make it an evening to remember by preparing a meal for your loved ones, all without the chore of
cleaning up after a crowd in the kitchen. Whether you’re looking for a space to bake Chinese New Year treats and goodies, celebrate birthdays and hen parties, or hold corporate bonding activities and launch events, the possibilities are endless.
If you’d like to have the freedom of creating your very own Masterchef-worthy recipe, you also have the option of bringing your own fresh ingredients to unleash your creativity! Rental prices for each cooking station start at SGD48 per hour.
OUE Social Kitchen
6A Shenton Way, #03-02
All dressed up and nowhere to go? Or is the crowd just bothering you this festive season? Either way, cheer up, grab your buddies (or not), and headOn December 24, 2019 / By Nookmag
All dressed up and nowhere to go? Or is the crowd just bothering you this festive season? Either way, cheer up, grab your buddies (or not), and head on down to these 5 bars for some Christmas in a glass!
This festive season, spread the joy at Bar Canary with its exclusive tipple, Yuletide Cheer.
Raise a glass and toast to the holidays with this majestic cocktail. Specially crafted for the occasion, the irresistible drink is a perfect combination of Remy Martin V.S.O.P and Benedictine D.O.M., a dash of orange bitters, balanced with maple syrup, lime juice, and a splash of dynamic red wine. Ideal for a laid back day-to-night celebration with family and friends, the boozy Yuletide Cheer is now available till 1 January, 2020 at SGD16++ per glass.
Celebrate this festive season at Mitzo Restaurant and Bar with a vibrant cocktail created by Head Bartender Azlam Kadir, titled Santa’s Roots.
This ginseng and cinnamon-infused bourbon tipple is mixed with Licor 43, chocolate bitters, lemon juice, goji berry syrup and topped with egg white and pinot noir foam, bringing out the festive joy this season. The exclusive cocktail is now available till 1 January, 2020 at SGD18++ per glass.
MO BAR at Mandarin Oriental Singapore will be serving the Mandarin Eggnog, now available till 26 December, 2019.
Concocted by Bar Manager Michele Mariotti, this festive cocktail is made with rum, zabaglione – a mixture of Oloroso sherry, egg yolk and sugar – and Chai milk. This indulgent drink can be served hot or cold, at SGD24++ per glass, or SGD16++ for a non-alcoholic version.
Retro arcade bar and discotheque NINETEEN80 invites all guests to party this holiday season with retro arcade games, old-school tunes from the 80s and their signature cocktails, perfect for this festive season.
Partygoers can indulge in their newest banana-based cocktail Bananarama, featuring a shaken mix of French gin, banana liqueur, splashes of fresh lime juice before topping off with egg white. Other original cocktails include the strawberry-based Donna Summer, a mix of white rum, orange liqueur, fresh lime juice and strawberry purée with a sprinkle of exotic sumac powder; as well as the rum and Malibu-based Club Tropicana with fresh pineapple, coconut and lime juices married together with a dose of sour plum powder. These signature cocktails can be enjoyed at SGD20 nett per glass.
This holiday season, Pinball Wizard invite guests to celebrate the festive season with its pinball machines, 90s music while sipping the festive inspired cocktails.
Guests can try the Salty White Russian, a salted caramel version of a White Russian, mixed with spiced rum, kahlua liqueur, salted caramel and milk. Those who enjoy eggnog can opt for the Yellow Submarine, an eggnog-inspired tipple made of Plantation white rum, advocaat, lavender syrup, fresh lime, vanilla extract, soda and mint. All these festive cocktails can be enjoyed at SGD18++ per glass.
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This Christmas, Mimi at The Riverhouse is celebrating the festive season in true epicurean style with a tantalising dining experience – A Chinoiserie Christmas dinner and Mid-Winter FullOn December 20, 2019 / By Nookmag
This Christmas, Mimi at The Riverhouse is celebrating the festive season in true epicurean style with a tantalising dining experience – A Chinoiserie Christmas dinner and Mid-Winter Full Moon dessert offering starting from 16 December.
Offering a convivial and captivating setting for the upcoming festive season, Mimi at The Riverhouse welcomes the warmth of Christmas with a thoughtfully contemporary Chinese menu, specially curated by Head Chef Sam Chong and Executive Culinary Director Chef Daniel Koh. Perfect for friends and family, the menu includes Chinese-inspired dishes
reinterpreted with Mimi’s melodious blend of tradition and modernity.
A Chinoiserie Christmas
The ideal culinary destination for a decadent celebratory meal, A Chinoiserie Christmas at Mimi is available from 16 to 25 December. Guests can enjoy a 4-course sharing set menu for four at $320++, complete with a bottle of 2017 Robert Mondavi Winery Twin Oaks Cabernet Sauvignon, California, USA (U.P. $90++ per bottle). These special creations are also available as a la carte options until the end of the year.
The ala carte menu for Christmas also includes a Stewed Rose Wine Flambé Lamb Shank ($22) a show-stopping leg of lamb flambeed in a thick rose-wine gravy accompanied with seasonal root vegetables.
Items featured in the set menu are also available in single portions at the following prices:
Midwinter Full Moon for the Winter Solstice
Perfect for family reunions, celebrate the Winter Solstice from 16 to 22 December at lunch on weekdays from 12 pm to 2pm and dinners from 6 pm to 10.30 pm at Mimi with complimentary glutinous rice balls for every diner.
3A River Valley Road
Level 2, The Riverhouse, Clarke Quay,
“Its wings are thin slices of Bread-and-butter, its body is a crust, and its head is a lump of sugar.” Sparked by fantasy and born of Wonderland ideals,On December 19, 2019 / By Nookmag
“Its wings are thin slices of Bread-and-butter,
its body is a crust,
and its head is a lump of sugar.”
Sparked by fantasy and born of Wonderland ideals, the minds behind local culinary group, Saveur, present Bread & Butterfly, an ice-cream parlour with an eclectic mix of culinary inspired flavours.
In Lewis Carrol’s Alice in Wonderland,
Alice meets a strange creature called Bread & Butterfly,
with bread-and-butter wings and a sugar lump head.
“It is a sense of wonder, surprise and playfulness that Bread & Butterfly stands for”,
shares the founding team at Bread & Butterfly.
“It is where you can escape and find joy and inspiration
through a sensorial mix of colours, textures and flavours.”
Located in Wisma Atria’s Basement 1,
this ice-cream parlour brings happiness and self indulgence up a notch
with their whimsical flavours and playful insta-llations for some instagrammable fun.
Enter a cove with your favourite scoops on flavoured cones,
or see your treats through a mirrored looking glass.
Be brave, and dream big as you escape reality one cold scoop at a time.
For a real treat, visit on free ice-cream day and
like, share & tag your besties for free ice-cream!
Pioneers of Singapore’s cafe culture, PS.Cafe opens its eighth outlet, PS.Cafe by the Sea at East Coast Park, making this their first foray out East, away from theOn December 19, 2019 / By Nookmag
Pioneers of Singapore’s cafe culture, PS.Cafe opens its eighth outlet, PS.Cafe by the Sea at East Coast Park, making this their first foray out East, away from the hustle and bustle of the city-centre. Inspired by its waterfront location while staying true to the homegrown brand, the menu showcases and celebrates seafood with exclusive dishes, while introducing a special Junior section for the first time.
Starting from humble beginnings in 1999, PS.Cafe began as a cosy cafe hidden within Projectshop clothing store. The charming and understated spot quickly gained a following for its hearty takes on savoury cafe classics, famous truffle shoestring fries and indulgent cakes, puddings and tarts. Since then – over the course of 20 years, PS.Cafe has steadily expanded in Singapore and recently opened up in Shanghai and Seoul this year.
Spanning over 3,000 sq ft, this 120-seater offers a multitude of crowd-pleasers, impeccably suited for friend gatherings, date nights and weekend brunches with loved ones.
All Day, Everyday
The all-day menu at PS.Cafe by the Sea at East Coast Park pays homage to the serene waterfront location with new seafood dishes such as Chargrilled Octopus (SGD21) – PS.Cafe’s spin on a ‘char siew’ features octopus wok-fried in a homemade sauce served with chilli lime dip, and Lemongrass Mussel & Clam Spaghettini ($29.50) a Thai-inspired pasta topped with portobello mushrooms, black mussels, fresh Venus clams and various aromatics tossed in a sweet and sour sauce.
Additional new creations, exclusive to PS.Cafe by the Sea East Coast Park include:
Poached Ocean Trout Niçoise (SGD27) a modern twist on a classic French salad with string beans, green olives, capers, spinach and tuna aioli for a refreshing start to the meal.
Chorizo & Calamari Stew (SGD30) a hearty pot teeming with white beans, fire-roasted peppers, spicy chorizo and tender squid topped with black garlic aioli and a side of crusty bread.
Singapore Chilli Crab & Prawns (SGD32) a nod to East Coast tradition of chilli crab, PS.Cafe’s rendition comprises fried soft shell crab and grilled tiger prawns with wok-crisped mantous, fresh chilli crab dip and jade fried rice.
Signature items that are familiar to fans such as PS. Truffle Shoestring Fries ($16), Tiger Beer-Battered Fish & Chips ($32) and Spicy King Prawn Aglio Olio ($29.50) are also available. An array of hand-stretched pizzas and a multitude of Asian delights will also be on the menu for a stellar communal dining experience.
Adding to the brand’s extensive dessert menu, the novel addition of the Banana Surprise Sundae ($16) showcases PS.Cafe’s take on the banana split crowned with toasted almonds, chocolate sauce and tangy strawberry compote – a treat to delight any sweet tooth. Also not to be missed are menu stalwarts, Sticky Date ($15) with lashings of decadent toffee sauce and Double Chocolate Blackout Cake ($16) a rich dark chocolate sponge drizzled with dark
One For The Kids
For the first time, PS.Cafe launches its Junior Menu for children under 12 years old; featuring kid-friendly items such as its iconic Spaghetti Bolognese ($14), Mini Pancake Stack ($12) with maple syrup, bananas and vanilla ice cream, Grilled Ham & Cheese Toasties ($12) with fries, and Cheeseburger and Fries ($13). All items on the Junior Menu come with a complimentary bowl of soft-serve ice cream with chocolate or strawberry sauce.
PS.Cafe by the Sea at East Coast Park’s brunch menu with classic-favourites including eggs benedict and pancakes kicks in on weekends at 9.30am until 4 pm. The restaurant also serves breakfast from 9.30am to 11am Monday to Friday, offering staples such as almond chia seed granola and avocado toast.
PS.Cafe by the Sea
1110 East Coast Parkway
Cyclist Park, 01-05/06/07
In this festive month of December, have yourself a sweet little Christmas with Janice Wong’s Christmas Specials at 2am:dessertbar. The menu is available throughout the month of DecemberOn December 16, 2019 / By Nookmag
In this festive month of December, have yourself a sweet little Christmas with Janice Wong’s Christmas Specials at 2am:dessertbar. The menu is available throughout the month of December and invites guests to choose from two Christmas desserts.
The Christmas Paradox, made with Hazelnut Whisky Warm Chocolate, Mulled Wine gel, Juniper Berry and Pistachio Black Pepper Custard and the X’mas Wonderlust, a colourful treat with Maple Vanilla, Chai Orange, Snickerdoodle, Smoked chocolate and Citrus Meringue. Both priced at SGD25, these playful, festive desserts are a medley of traditional Christmas flavours presented in a contemporary style.
To pair the desserts with a festive tipple, choose from an exciting selection of Christmas Cocktails. Ranging between SGD19 to SGD25, options include the tangy Zesty Solerno made with Blood Orange Sorbet, Reyka Vokda, Lemon Juice, Solerno and Ginger ale, and A Royal Christmas, a magnificent flavour combination highlighting the Macallan Edition No. 5 with Butterscotch liqueur, Chocolate liqueuer, Spice syrup and Coffee ice cubes.
Craving for New York’s iconic burger from Shake Shack? You don’t have to head to Jewel Changi Airport anymore! The new outlet will be convieniently located in aOn December 13, 2019 / By Nookmag
Craving for New York’s iconic burger from Shake Shack? You don’t have to head to Jewel Changi Airport anymore! The new outlet will be convieniently located in a historical building at 89 Neil Road which is set to open in the first quarter of 2020. The country’s second Shack is focused on art and design to complement the culturally rich neighborhood of Tanjong Pagar.
New York’s iconic burger, hot dog and frozen custard stand is set to become a community hub in the vibrant neighbourhood, amongst the rich mix of restaurants, bars and nightlife. Besides its distinct location, the prominent standalone building from 1924 also has a rich history of its own and used to be the Eng Aun Tong factory where Singapore’s famous Tiger Balm was produced for close to 50 years.
Harkening back to its roots of supporting the arts and in keeping to its mission to Stand For Something Good®, the second Shack continues to work with local purveyors and artists to create a fun and lively community gathering place in the city.
Shake Shack x SKL0
Giving a first taste of what to expect at the design-driven Shack is the hoarding artwork by Singaporean artist Sam Lo. Inspired by the East and West connection that makes up Singapore’s contemporary identity, Sam blends Shake Shack’s icons with traditional Peranakan cultural patterns to herald the new home of the fine-casual restaurant.
Shack fans are invited to snap a pic with the insta-worthy hoarding design as backdrop and post it on Instagram with the hashtag #shackARTintown. The best happy snap will win a collection of exclusive to 89 Neil Road swag. So, SNAP away, we say!
For one night only on 13 December, Impossible Foods is teaming up with Park Bench Deli to serve up an exclusive Impossible holiday menu, featuring six one-time-only dishesOn December 11, 2019 / By Nookmag
For one night only on 13 December, Impossible Foods is teaming up with Park Bench Deli to serve up an exclusive Impossible holiday menu, featuring six one-time-only dishes made with Impossible meat.
This festive menu is a unique and delicious feast for everyone – plant and meat lovers alike, and an opportunity for customers to reduce their environmental footprint during the holiday season.
From 5pm – 10pm, visitors can try tasty bites like the Impossible™ Corn Fritters, finished with a bright, piquant cilantro chimichurri; hearty Impossible™ Meatballs in a rich, spicy tomato sauce; the Impossible™ Mushroom Patty Melt, a twist on the Park Bench Deli classic; and a crisp, Brussels Sprouts Salad topped with Impossible™ meat and caesar dressing. A selection of beers on draft and natural wines will be available to complement the dishes.
Impossible Foods is a Silicon Valley-based company with a mission to transform the global food system to support the planet and growing population, by replacing animals with delicious plant-based meats and dairy products, all by 2035. Following the nationwide launch of its award-winning plant-based meat in March 2019, demand has steadily increased among Singapore’s top chefs and restaurant-goers. The flagship product, the Impossible™ Burger, is now available in a variety of cuisines in over 270 restaurants across the island. Click here to find the restaurant closest to you.
Park Bench Deli is an American-styled deli located in the heart of Singapore that opened in 2015. Its artisanal sandwiches are reminiscent of the sandwiches across New York City, but draws inspiration from all over the world.
The Impossible x Park Bench Deli pop-up will be held on 13 December, 5pm – 10pm at Park Bench Deli, 179 Telok Ayer St, Singapore 068627.
The Impossible x Park Bench Deli Festive Menu ($10+ per dish)
Beverages ($10+ per pint/gls)
Tis the season to be jolly with PS.Cafe’s Christmas specials available from 25 December. Those looking for a respite from Christmas shopping can delight in festive delights fromOn December 8, 2019 / By Nookmag
Tis the season to be jolly with PS.Cafe’s Christmas specials available from 25 December. Those looking for a respite from Christmas shopping can delight in festive delights from appetisers, mains to desserts.
Tomato, Lime & Cilantro Oyster Shooters (SGD14 for two) – Inspired by the Bloody Mary, PS.Cafe’s rendition features tomato puree, Worestershire and Tabasco sauce, a wedge of lime and a plump Hyogo oyster.
Baked Christmas Camembert (SGD19) – Featuring a creamy wheel of baked camembert, this decadent dish is accompanied with prunes, apriocots and walnuts, topped with a drizzle of manuka honey for the perfect sharing plate.
Pan-Seared Scallops (SGD19) – Pristine pan-seared Hokkaido scallops sit atop of creamed corn and salsa verde with a refreshing apple and radish salad to finish.
Bombay Chat Potato Cakes (SGD15) – For a South Asian Christmas, opt for this chat potato cakes in sweet yoghurt, pomegranate and tamarind chutney. Crispy fried julienned potato adorns the dish for a finishing touch.
Traditional Christmas Dinner ($38)* – A quintessential holiday dish, PS.Cafe’s turkey dinner showcases juicy oven-roasted turkey layered with an apricot-glazed leg ham and chestnut and sage stuffing. This irresistible spread is accompanied with roasted pumpkin, potatoes, broccoli, and cranberry relish drizzled with pan juices for extra aroma.
Chargrilled Pork Tomahawk ($36) – For the ultimate sharing showstopper, this dish comprises a chargrilled Kurobuta pork tomahawk with sides of roasted broccoli, spiced carrot and sweet & sour cherry gravy. Wholegrain apple mustard and shredded daikon top off the dish.
Parsley, Sage, Rosemary & Thyme Lamb Cutlets ($36) – Tender racks of frenched lamb delicately seared and served with roasted sweet potato mash that is given an additional festive touch with brûlée maple and pecans. Accoutrements of garlic and vine tomatoes, red wine jus and homemade mint sauce come with this hearty plate.
Aside from the iconic cakes, especially for Christmas – PS.Cafe has created their own version of the trendy Basque cheese cake with a boozy twist.
Burnt Rum & Raisin Cheese Cake ($15)* – A cake made for indulgence, PS.Cafe’s burnt cheese cake exudes richness in every bite with the heady additions of rum-macerated raisins for the perfect Yuletide dessert.
Tong Heng Delicacies, a Singapore heritage brand and pioneer in traditional pastries since 1935, charts a new milestone with the official launch of their first souvenir collection. FamedOn December 3, 2019 / By Nookmag
Tong Heng Delicacies, a Singapore heritage brand and pioneer in traditional pastries since 1935, charts a new milestone with the official launch of their first souvenir collection. Famed for their signature diamond-shaped egg tarts and mouth-watering assortment of handmade pastries, the new collection of heritage cookies is developed for a longer shelf life even without preservatives, making them ideal for gifting, especially for visitors looking to bring home the wholesome flavours of Tong Heng to share with their loved ones.
Called “The Fabulous Land of Tong Heng”, the name evokes images of a vividly imagined landscape where stories and traditions behind each recipe are brought to life. This fantasy world has been beautifully interpreted by branding and design agency &Larry into a series of colourfully illustrated souvenir tins. The Pink Tin contains Hearty Walnut Cookies, Yellow Tin contains Golden Egg Cookies and Purple Tin contains Crispy Almond Cookies.
A well-loved homegrown brand known as one of the leading egg tart confectioners in Singapore, Tong Heng’s traditional Cantonese pastries are in a league of their own: they are handmade from scratch every day with passion and uncompromising standards, so as to deliver consistent and unparalleled freshness, flavour and crumble-in-your-mouth texture. Tong Heng pastries are the perfect comfort food and a tasty treat any time of the day to bring moments of joy. In fact, customers are advised not to keep or transport the pastries over long periods of time so that the freshness is not compromised.
Customers are recommended to purchase a set of three different tins ($41.70), which comes packaged in a special Tong Heng printed cloth wrap (印花包袱布). Each tin can be customised using the included mini sticker sheet-cum-brochure. Alternatively, each tin ($13.90) and the printed cloth wrap ($8.90) may be purchased separately.
The collection is available at 285 South Bridge Rd from 29 November and Jurong Point Basement 1, satelite store from 6 December.
Splash your world with colour this festive season as Janice Wong presents Neon Christmas, an exclusive range of products and flavours created to evoke the senses and createOn November 27, 2019 / By Nookmag
Splash your world with colour this festive season as Janice Wong presents Neon Christmas, an exclusive range of products and flavours created to evoke the senses and create a memorable experience for all to enjoy.
As the countdown to Christmas begins, Janice’s 2019 collection sees the introduction of exciting new items, as well as an imaginative twist on much-loved classics. A creative and colourful curation of sweet treats, the Neon Christmas collection offers the perfect gifts to share with loved ones this festive season. Following the success of last year, Neon Christmas will also see the return of Janice Wong’s popular festive hampers.
This year welcomes the creation of four Christmas Cake Specials that showcase Janice’s expressive and bold approach to art. The Almond Rum Raison, filled with ginger almond sponge, rum & raisin chocolate and almond praline mousse is modelled on a winter pinecone and splashed with neon blue. Shaped like a festive tree ornament, the bright yellow Apricot Mango Coconut is bursting with coconut dacquoise, mango creameux, apricot & Cointreux Gelee and white chocolate mousse.
The cake collection also includes the Chestnut Green Tea made with green tea sponge cake, chestnut mousse, green tea panna cotta and sea salt, as well as the fun and vibrant Morello Cherry Chocolate with cherry compote, olive oil cake, strawberry Crème Brulee and chocolate mousse. All cakes are priced at SGD9.50 and available for purchase from the first week of December until 26 December.
Janice’s famous chocolates have been reimagined for Neon Christmas with the addition of five new flavours, Popcorn & Spice, Gingerbread, Dulce De Leche, Cherry and Dark Chocolate Peppermint. All chocolates have a colourful neon splash and are available for purchase in boxes of nine (SGD38), 16 (SGD65) and 25 (SGD98) from the first week of December until 31 December 2019. Exclusively for Neon Christmas, boxes come with a festive sleeve designed by Janice and her team.
Available in three different options, Janice Wong’s festive hampers make a return for Neon Christmas. Each bursting with festive joy, the hampers come in three different sizes priced at SGD150, SGD250 and SGD350. Available for purchase instore from the first week of December, hampers can be topped up with a bottle of wine or Champagne for that added Christmas cheer. Festive gift boxes are also available for individual purchase at SGD18 and can be filled with individual items from Janice Wong’s classic and Christmas selections such as the range of new Chocolate Coated Nuts and Fruit Jellies available in festive pouches (SGD16).
Leading Singapore craft brewery, Heart of Darkness, welcomes American deli, Park Bench Deli, for a special kitchen takeover. For one weekend only on Saturday, 30 November and Sunday,On November 25, 2019 / By Nookmag
Tilt – Hip Hop Ladies’ Night Pinball Wizard bar and club is about to tip out and shake up the club scene on Thursday nights. Following its openingOn November 24, 2019 / By Nookmag
Tilt – Hip Hop Ladies’ Night
Pinball Wizard bar and club is about to tip out and shake up the club scene on Thursday nights. Following its opening in September, Pinball Wizard is now kicking off the weekends early with a supercharged new Hip Hop ladies’ night, Tilt, launched earlier this week.
Happening every Thursday, Tilt invites all gals and their pals to get turnt on a line-up of jam-packed Hip Hop and R&B anthems from the golden ages of Hip Hop from the 90s, noughties, to current with resident DJs and Singapore’s Hip Hop pioneers, Ollie’des and YA5TH. To get into the motion, ladies are treated to complimentary Glitter Pink Gin & Tonics and Sparkly Peachy Vodka Sodas from 9pm till late. Upcoming months will see collaborations with female-centric brands and personalities from fashion, beauty, music and lifestyle.
To start it off with maximum fun, the Tilt ladies’ night official launch saw Singapore’s top Hip Hop artist, comedian, influencer (and everything else), Preetipls (Preeti Nair) performing some of her top hits such as Thicc, E8 and Ooru.
Drawing inspiration from the vintage glory days of the popular arcade machine, the pinball, Pinball Wizard is Singapore’s only pinball bar and club, and combines timeless pinball games with specialty cocktails, glitter shooters, and the best of 90s music with Singapore’s stellar DJs.
Tilt – Hip Hop Ladies’ Night
Every Thursday | 9pm till late
DJs Ollie’des and YA5TH
* Ladies are entitled to 2 complimentary
Glitter Pink Gin & Tonics /
Sparkly Peachy Vodka Sodas
+65 8189 1971 | Email
NOW That’s What I Call Boyband Music – X’mas Eve Party
This Christmas, Pinball Wizard invite guests to warm up your vocal cords, put on the best dancing shoes, and come ready to sing hearts out to 90s to early 2000s favourite hits such as Backstreet Boys, NSYNC, and Westlife. Get ready to rock your body all night long!
NOW That’s What I Call Boyband Music – X’mas Eve Party
Tuesday, 24 December 2019
9pm – late
The Glitter Ball – NYE Party
Razzle dazzle in the new decade with a very special touch of sparkle at The Glitter Ball New Year’s Eve party! It’s your night to indulge in glittery goodness and gleaming pinball lights, while shimmering to sing-along tunes from the nineties to noughties that will have you shining bright like a diamond into 2020!
The Glitter Ball – NYE Party
Tuesday, 31 December 2019
9pm – late