The festive season is in full swing this week as new desserts and a spread of weekend brunches make their way to menus in three different eateries. Also, a Keong Saik bar is pairing Japanese-inspired bites to go with its cocktails, and enjoy a four-hands collaboration at the world’s highest urban craft-brewery.

Neon Pigeon Launches First Bar Bites Menu

Neon Pigeon - Brie and Wasabi on Seaweed Cracker Tempura

Brie and Wasabi on Seaweed Cracker Tempura

Neon Pigeon has launched their first ever bar-bites menu, which sees classic bar grub executed with a fusion twist. Look forward to Sweet potato fries with cracked salt and togarashi ($8), a Tonkatsu Po Boy ($12) burger, and and Yuzu Ceviche ($12) with jalapeno and tapioca. Pair the snacks up with a refreshed menu of sakes and new Japanese craft beers, which includes specialities such as the Tsukino Katsura Magic Rice Sake ($60) and Iwate Kura Sakura Arashi IPA ($17).

Order up some bar bites at Neon Pigeon, 1A Keong Saik Road, #01-03, Singapore 089109, p. +65 6222 3623. Opens Mon-Sat 6pm – 12am. Closed Sun.

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“Home for Christmas”: Season’s Treats at The Affogato Bar

Toasted S'mores Affogato - The Affogato Bar

Toasted S’mores Affogato

Gear up for the Christmas season with a unique treat – affogatos made decadent. From now to 31 December 2017, you satisfy your sweet tooth with the Toasted S’mores Affogato ($14.90), featuring a double shot Grand Tazza blend and Smokey Road ice cream.  The Firewood Affogato ($15.90) comes with toffee sticks, gingerbread crumbs, Toffee and Ginger snap ice cream and La Tazza espresso, topped with a sparkler and picture perfect for the ‘gram while the Lady Claret Affogato ($16.90), serves Kahlua mousse, cherry compote, Cherry Bianca ice cream with a double shot of rum-infused Prima Tazza espresso.

Treat yourself this season at The Affogato Bar, 501 Bukit Timah Road, #01-04B Cluny Court, Singapore 259760, p. +65 9238 9005, from now till 31 December 2017. Opens daily 8am – 11pm.

LeVeL33 x Salted & Hung Four Hands Dinner

Mackerel, Gin, Horseradish, Pickles & Nori Ash from Salted & Hung

Mackerel, Gin, Horseradish, Pickles & Nori Ash from Salted & Hung

Craft beer meets curing and grilling at LeVeL33, as executive chef Jimi Tegerdine joins hands with chef Drew Nocente from Australian joint Salted & Hung in a one-night-only dinner on Thursday, 16 November 2017. The special five-course, 10-dish degustation menu features offerings from both restaurants, such as chef Drew’s Mackerel, Gin, Horseradish, Pickles & Nori Ash, and chef Jimi’s 12-hour Pork Belly – Snails and Celeriac. Can’t make it for this round? Keep an eye out on the news – chef Drew will in turn host chef Jimi at Salted & Hung in March next year.

The four hands dinner is happening Thursday, 16 November 2017, from 7pm, at LeVeL33, 8 Marina Boulevard, #33-01 Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower 1, Singapore 018981, p. +65 6834 3133. Prices start from $98++. 

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Burlamacco Ristorante’s Ultimate Recovery Brunch

Grilled Beef Tenderloin in Marsala Wine Sauce and Roasted Potato from Burlamacco

Grilled Beef Tenderloin in Marsala Wine Sauce and Roasted Potato

Indulge in hearty Italian fare this weekend at Burlamacco Ristorante, where the Ultimate Recovery Brunch is served up from 11.30am to 2.30pm. A spread of homemade pastas, fresh seafood, grilled meats and gelato are up for grabs at $78++ per person with two hours of free-flow Bloody Mary, Prosecco and Wines, $60++ for food and free-flow soft drinks, coffee and tea and $48++ for just the food – highlights include the Seafood Carpaccio and Grilled Beef Tenderloin in Marsala Wine Sauce and Roasted Potato.

Refresh yourselves this Sunday with the Ultimate Recovery Brunch at Burlamacco Ristorante, 77 Amoy Street, Singapore 069896, p. +65 6220 1763. The brunch is served Sat-Sun 11.30pm – 2.30pm.

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Sunday Champagne Brunch by the Bay at The Pelican

The Pelican

Can’t get enough of brunch options on Sunday? The Pelican’s a la carte menu goes free-flow from 12pm to 4pm, paired with your choice of Joseph Perrier Cuvée Royale Brut Champagne, prosecco, house wines, beers and soft drinks. Against a picturesque waterfront view, munch on signatures such as Classic Lobster Bisque, The Pelican Lobster Sliders, and Chilli Crab Linguini, as well as a plate of premium Grilled Seafood. Priced from $98++ (with soft drink and juices) to $138++ (for free flow alcoholic drinks), enjoy a complimentary upgrade to the next price category on all Sundays from now till Sunday, 24 December 2017.

It’s seafood galore at The Pelican, 1 Fullerton Road, #01-01 One Fullerton, Singapore 049213, p. +65 6438 0400. The brunch is served Sun 12pm – 4pm.

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Top image: 12-hour Pork Belly – Snails and Celeriac, LeVeL33