This week sees things to do from both old and new. Back by popular demand, CIN CIN brings back the second iteration of its Local Gin & Food Pairing Series, while the Grand Hyatt extends Le Petit Chef‘s stay in Singapore. Newly incoming, Bitters & Love introduces a new cocktail menu of both sweet and savoury, and Off Day Beer Company debuts new thirst-quenchers for every palate.

Le Petit Chef Continues, This Time with Afternoon Tea

Can’t get enough of the World’s Smallest Chef? Then you’re in luck – Le Petit Chef at the Grand Hyatt has been extended till 1 July 2020, with new afternoon tea sessions that include free-flowing champagne available daily from 3pm to 5pm. Originally scheduled to bow out on 30 December 2019, the adventure continues at mezza9’s exclusive wine cellar La Cave with four exclusive six-course menus with options for wine enthusiasts, children, and plant-based dieters alike.

Grand Hyatt Singapore is located at 10 Scotts Rd, Singapore 228211, p. +65 6738 1234. Limited to 16 diners per session: lunch (12pm), afternoon tea (3pm-5pm), and dinner (6pm and 830pm), make a reservation with Le Petit Chef here

Off Day Beer Company Enters the Local Craft Beer Scene

Take five with a cold one – there’s a new local beer in town. The Off Day Beer Company rings in their debut with four fresh brews on the market – from crisp and fruity Off Day Beer (4.8% ABV) pilsner, to hop and heavy Off Day Double (8% ABV). Interested? They’ll be handing out their freshest releases at Of Monster and Man’s Fever Dream Tour at Fort Canning Green on 18 January 2020.

From 10 January 2020, Off Day beers will be pouring on tap at bars across the island, including Smith Street Taps, Orh Gao Taproom, and SG Taps.

NOKA Hokkaido’s Limited-Time Menu of the Regions Best Produce

NOKA by Open Farm Community, Funan tech mall’s Japanese rooftop destination, offers palates a taste of Hokkaido, with the finest seasonal produce elevated by expert craftsmen and time-honoured traditions of the region. In conjunction with the NOKA Hokkaido Restaurant Fair that runs from now till 22 January, a limited-time menu curated by head chef Takuma Seki himself will feature over 20 unique dishes including Kani Miso Asparagus (S$18++), Hotate Ceviche (S$28++) and Hokkaido Kaisen Don (S$35++).

The NOKA Hokkaido Restaurant Fair runs fro 8 to 22 January 2020. NOKA by Open Farm Community is located at 109 North Bridge Road, #07-38 Funan (Enter via Lift Lobby A), Singapore 179097, +65 6877 4878. Open daily, 11.30am-2.30pm and 6pm-10pm.

CIN CIN Reboots Highly Coveted Local Gin & Food Pairing Series

Indulge in a night of food and gin, as CIN CIN introduces the second instalment of its Local Gin & Food Pairing series, featuring Singapore’s top gin selections with a special three-course gin tasting menu. In a 1.5-hour-long experience, CIN CIN’s very own Head Bartender Fadly Sujebto will curate a pairing of spirited botanicals from The Flavours of Singapore tasting menu with iconic Singaporean cuisine. Available at S$85++ per guest, the Local Gin & Food Pairing series for up to six guests per day.

CIN CIN is located at 100 Peck Seah St, #01-02 Oasia Hotel, Singapore 079333, p. +65 6385 2604. Opens Sat 5pm-1am.

Bitters & Love Drops New Cocktail Menu and Housemade Bitters

2019 marks seven years of operations at Telok Ayer’s Bitter’s & Love. To celebrate, the bar brings more locally-driven cocktails to the menu and five house-brewed bitters – a homage to the time-honoured ingredient and namesake. With notes of Satay Peanut, Ginger Flower, Rojak, and even Bak Kut Teh, the menu is headlined by both sweet and savoury influences off Singapore’s favourite cuisines – we recommend the Makan at Midnight.

Bitters & Love is located at 118 Telok Ayer Street, Singapore 068587, p. +65 6438 1836. Open Tues-Sat 6pm−1am, Fri 6pm−2am, Sat 7pm−2am. Closed Sun & Mon.