The March holidays are just around the corner and that means that the kids won’t be relying on canteen food for a whole week. We are sure that many parents out there will be fretting over what to feed their hungry, fussy kids during this one week break and we understand; it can be a pretty huge pain.
Therefore, we have consolidated this list of 7 themed cafes in Singapore (1 for every day of the week!) to help make your life a little easier. From a Harry Potter themed cafe to one dedicated to superheroes from the DC Universe, we have zero doubts that these colourful, quirky cafes will keep your hyperactive kids entertained, satisfied and full!
Time flies by way too quickly—it may feel like the December holidays were just over, but in reality, the March holidays are just around the corner! For parents, this means fretting over where to bring the kids to keep them entertained for a week and that in itself is no easy task.
It can be quite a chore to find activities that kids will gladly put down their electronic devices for, but don’t worry, we have you sorted with this list of 16 kid-friendly outdoor activities in Singapore that will keep your children away from their iPads and phones this March holiday.
From the humble streets of Chinatown to the enclave of old Kampong Glam, PARKROYAL on Beach Road’s all-day dining buffet restaurant has long been known to deliver excellent renditions of local classics. Drawing inspiration from Singapore’s rich culinary landscape, the chefs here spare no effort in preparing a sumptuous buffet spread of mega proportions.
Their all-new weekend lunch and dinner spread—happening from now until 30 April 2019—encompasses cuisine spanning the far reaches of Southeast Asia from their Indonesian-inspired Wagyu Beef with Rendang Sauce, cult favourite, Salted Egg Yolk Crab and their all-new Claypot Rock Lobster with Fish Maw Soup that’s worthy of multiple helpings. Birthed from the hands of an experienced team of chefs, this weekend spread boasts a rustic, nostalgic appeal—one delicious mouthful at a time.
If you haven’t quite gotten over the recent Chinese new year holiday, then perhaps some proper feasting is in order. And to make your weekend dining experience even better, our readers can quote “LIC25” to enjoy a 25% discount on the weekend lunch and dinner buffet!
We are still recovering from all the Chinese New Year festivities and trust us when we say that the withdrawal symptoms are real. Life seems a little dull without all the feasting, gambling and merrymaking with our friends and family and we feel the need to look for something to help us through the post-Chinese New Year blues
Thankfully, there are some exhilarating events lined up for the month of March that we are pretty damn excited about. From a number of concerts by popular bands such as Kodaline and Maroon 5 to pub crawls that you can drink away your sorrows at, here are 11 events to look forward to this March 2019.
Charting a hawker-forward course to flavour town, Spice Brasserie—PARKROYAL on Kitchener Road’s all-day dining restaurant—is set to welcome an all-new spread dedicated to the very best of Singapore’s local hawker scene.
Curated by Executive Chef Robert Chan, along with his culinary brigade of seasoned chefs, diners can expect unlimited servings of local must-haves from the classic street side favourites, Oyster Omelette, zi char staple, like Marmite Chicken as well as the crowd favourite, Slipper Lobster in Black Pepper Sauce. If you’re a die-hard durian fanatic, we promise you their sweet, decadent Durian Pengat with Sticky Rice is worth every penny.
Guaranteeing a smorgasbord of mouthwatering delights all in one place and at a very reasonable price point, look no further than to Spice Brasserie from 14 February to 15 May 2019. And to spice things off even further, our readers can quote “ladyironchef” upon making a reservation to enjoy 25% off the lunch and dinner buffets.
New to the slew of cafes and eateries in Upper Thomson is Pho Viet, a humble Vietnamese eatery situated along the same stretch where Maneko Japanese Restaurant and One Man Coffee are located at.
They serve up anything from the classic pho to other lesser known Vietnamese dishes, mostly priced below S$10. Being literally the only Vietnamese joint in the whole stretch, we had pretty high expectations but did it meet them, surpass them or disappoint? Read on to find out.
The foodie community wept when The Marmalade Pantry announced back in mid-2018 that it was closing it’s outlet at ION Orchard. A beloved high-tea spot in the heart of town, we fell in love with everything there from their charming ambience, innovative brunch dishes and a wide selection of artisanal teas and cakes.
Well, surprise, surprise, the home-grown bistro is set to return to its former premise on the 4th level of ION Orchard once again. This time, armed with a tasty arsenal of new dishes in addition to signature favourites such as their Spicy Crabmeat pasta and Sticky Date & Toffee Pudding. Looking forward to other new and exclusive to this outlet dishes like the stellar high-tea set and a trio of decadent desserts specially crafted by Masterchef Singapore’s runner-up, Chef Genevieve Lee as part of a collaboration that pays humble tribute local dishes and in support of local talent.
With a whopping total of more than 10 new and exclusive menu items and more, be wowed by the likes of their new Asian section, featuring the Kimchi Fried Rice, served with a gorgeously pink medium-rare strip loin and the Singapore Laksa, a homage to our beloved local dish but with the addition of slipper lobster. Looking to pamper yourself as you catch up with friends? Their Decadent Afternoon Tea Set comes with a variety of sweet and savoury confectionery delights and freshly brewed pots of tea by Monogram.
From the uncountable Japanese restaurant options we have in Singapore, one thing is for sure—Singaporeans can never get enough of Japanese cuisine. From sashimi to sushi and donburi, there is surely no lack of decent ones to be found in Singapore and the only concern is the price tag that comes along with it.
While many people would assume that Japanese cuisine in Singapore is generally heavy on the wallet, there are actually some dining establishments that aim to offer reasonably-priced Japanese dishes for the mass market.
Although the furnishings are simpler and there is no top-notch service to speak of at these places, you can expect value-for-money when it comes to these 10 no-frills Japanese eateries in Singapore.