SINGAPORE - Savour your hunger for food deals, do a plant swop over a cuppa, or catch an exhibition or play by the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts.
Food and drink
Hard Rock Cafe's Magical Brownie Experience
Order the Insta-Worthy Brownie ($26.95), or go for the Top Our Creation and make your own DIY Brownie ($29.95). Stand a chance to be crowned "Our Brownie Master Chef of the Month" and win $50 worth of dining credits when you take a photo of your creation and tag Hard Rock Cafe on social media.
Where: Hard Rock Cafe Singapore, 50 Cuscaden Road, Hpl House 02-01; Hard Rock Cafe Sentosa, Resorts World Sentosa, The Forum 01-209, 26 Sentosa Gateway
MRT: Orchard, VivoCity
When: 11.30am to 9.30pm
Tel: 6235-5232; 6795-7454
Proper Dinner Series at 28 HongKong Street
The April edition features Chef Melvyn Tan's TiNDLE spin on the cocktail bar's iconic Fried Chicken n' Waffles topped with homemade herb butter. The dish is paired with Brass Ring Cocktail, a low-waste, gin-based drink by Chris Saw, Singapore's reigning Sustainable Bartending Competition winner. The refreshing vegan concoction features Brass Lion Singapore Dry Gin, aromatised leftover white wine and a house-made lime cordial from discarded lime husks. Reservations are recommended.
Where: 28 HongKong Street
MRT: Clarke Quay
When: Till April 30, Tuesdays to Saturdays, 5 to 7pm
Price: $50 for the special food and cocktail pairing
Edomae Omakase Pop-up
Capital Kitchen by Zouk has launched its latest culinary concept, an authentic Edomae Omakase pop-up by Chef Ryoichi Nakatani. It takes diners on a gastronomic journey through old Tokyo. Dishes include Grilled Scallop Isobeyaki with Caviar and Grilled Firefly Squid Ikadayaki, Monk Fish Liver simmered in Red Wine, Spanish Mackerel Tataki with Uni and Aburi Cherry Trout sushi.
Where: Capital Kitchen, Clarke Quay, Block C 01-06, The Cannery, 3C River Valley Road
MRT: Clarke Quay, Fort Canning
When: Wednesdays to Saturdays, 6 to 8.30pm (first seating), 8.30 to 11pm (second seating)
Taco Tuesday with Chimichanga
Get your second set of Taco Trio at half price on Tuesdays. Choose from Carne Asada Tacos, Chipotle Chicken Tacos, Borracho Fish Tacos and Chipotle Mushroom Tacos. Both sets of tacos must be ordered at the same time, with the discount applying to the lower-priced set. Available at Chimichanga Little India and Chimichanga Holland Village.
Where: Chimichanga Little India, 36 Dunlop Street; Chimichanga Holland Village, 01-02/03 Holland Piazza, 3 Lor Liput
MRT: Jalan Besar, Rochor, Holland Village
When: Every Tuesday till April 30, noon to 2.30pm, 5 to 9.30pm
Price: From $16
Tel: 6293-3314; 6974-7185
Songkran Special: Kway Teow Khua Gai
To celebrate Songkran, also known as the water-splashing festival, Pratunam PLUS by Soi Thai Soi Nice is offering one of Bangkok's most loved street dish, Kway Teow Kua Gai, this month. The dish is served with the restaurant's homemade Thai Seafood Sauce.
Where: Pratunam PLUS by Soi Thai Soi Nice, 04-09 Bugis+, 201 Victoria Street
When: Till April 30, 10am to 10pm
Info: Pratunam PLUS' Instagram
Administrative Professionals' Week at Zafferano
Enjoy a three-course executive set lunch ($48++ a person, usual price is $58++) comprising contemporary Italian dishes made with seasonal produce. Reservations are required.
Where: Zafferano Italian Restaurant & Lounge, Level 43 Ocean Financial Centre, 10 Collyer Quay
MRT: Raffles Place
When: April 19 to 24, 11.30am to 2.30pm
Info: E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Jamie's Italian Plant-based Dishes
Go vegan with plant-based dishes this Earth Day, which falls on April 22. Offerings include Tomato Crostini, Super Green Veggie Burger, Heritage Tomato Salad and an eggless pasta dish.
Where: Jamie's Italian Forum, Forum The Shopping Mall 01-01/04, 583 Orchard Rd
When: Till June 20, 11.30am to 9.30pm
Price: From $18
The Art Passage by Ode To Art @ Raffles City
Shoppers can experience an audio-guided art tour inside a mall. Fifteen new works by 66-year-old local artist Hong Zhu An are on display.
Where: Raffles City Shopping Centre, Level 3, 252 North Bridge Road
MRT: City Hall
When: Till May 31
Info: Ode to Art's website
Crashing Waves, Billowing Clouds: A Tribute to Tan Kian Por
In memory of the late artist Tan Kian Por, a former teacher and alumnus of the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (Nafa), the school is presenting a collection of his best seal carving, calligraphy and ink works. The exhibition is curated by Tan's estate.
Where: Nafa Campus 1, Lim Hak Tai Gallery, 80 Bencoolen Street
When: Till May 5, 11am to 7pm
The Golden Dragon
On a typical evening, anywhere in Europe, ones walk into a Thai/Chinese/Vietnamese restaurant and the whole world is there. Everyone is connected to everyone else, through this one place. Directed by Edith Podesta and performed in English by Nafa's Bachelor of Arts (Honours) theatre arts students, The Golden Dragon is a funny fable of modern life and migration.
Where: Streamed live on Nafa's YouTube Channel
When: April 16, 8 to 9.20pm; April 17, 3 to 4.20pm, 8 to 9.20pm; April 18, 3 to 4.20pm
Are We in Debt to the Planet?
Dr Chua Siew Chin, who teaches environmental sustainability at National University of Singapore's Ridge View Residential College, will talk about planetary boundaries, the earth's carrying capacity and why we may be in an environmental deficit.
Where: Central Public Library, National Library Board B1-01, 100 Victoria Street
When: April 20, 7.30 to 8.30pm
Admission: Free with registration
Info: Event website
*SCAPE National Youth Awards Annual Conference
The conference is back as a hybrid event with the theme, "Pivots and Platforms: Short Films in a New Normal". It will feature panel discussions with industry leaders and workshops with veteran film-makers, as well as explore how film-makers can adapt to a post-Covid world.
Where: *SCAPE, 2 Orchard Link
When: April 15 and 16, 4 to 7.30pm; April 17, 10am to 7.30pm
Admission: Free with registration
Info: *SCAPE's website
Do Good with PastaMania this Ramadan
With every Family Feast bundle (from $65 a set) sold, PastaMania will donate a pasta worth up to $11.90 to needy Muslim families. Each set comes with four pasta dishes, four appetisers and four soft drinks. Available for dine-in or takeaway orders placed online. The initiative is in collaboration with non-profit organisation Badan Agama dan Pelajaran Radin Mas.
Where: PastaMania Outlets
When: Till May 30
Info: PastaMania's website
Deliveroo's weekly $1 deals
The delivery platform is offering $1 deals this month to celebrate the launch of its global brand campaign, Deliveroo Presents: The Year of Great Food (Food. We get it). Every Friday between 3 and 4pm, nab treats like four pieces of Curry'Os from Old Chang Kee, a single scoop of ice cream from Udders and Golden Bubble Milk Tea from KOI. The deals are valid for pick-up orders at participating outlets. Deliveroo is also offering unlimited $1 delivery this month, subject to a minimum spend of $12 and service fees.
Where: Deliveroo app
When: Every Friday till April 30, 3 to 4pm
Info: Deliveroo's website
Traveloka's EPIC Sale
Lifestye app Traveloka is offering discounts of 25 to 80 per cent that can be combined with SingapoRediscovers vouchers, Traveloka promotions and bank coupons.
Where: Traveloka app
When: Till April 20
Info: Traveloka's website
Sip N' Swap
Enjoy a coffee with other plant lovers and swop plants at outdoor and lifestyle store Outside in Marina Square.
Where: Outside, 02-158/159 Marina Square, 6 Raffles Blvd
MRT: Promenade, Esplanade
When: April 18, 9am to noon
Admission: Free with registration
Info: Outside's website
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