This week, kickstart your Singapore Cocktail Festival journey with Once Upon A Time In Cognac. There’s something for everyone to indulge in, from seasonal mod-sin menus by Morsels to Japanese-inspired fine dining with Art at CURATE. And if you’re feeling indulgent, Grand Hyatt’s StraitsKitchen has a buffet spread of local delights that will leave you spoilt for choice.

25% Off Lunch Buffet at StraitsKitchen

Can’t decide between Chinese, Indian, Malay, and Peranakan cuisines? Get the best of SEA cuisine at StraitsKitchen’s halal-certified lunch spread of old-time local favourites, at 25% off when you use a Maybank or OCBC Credit Card! Snack like a local with selection of Nyonya Kueh, Min Jiang Kueh (a tasty red bean pancake with grated coconut and peanuts) and Kueh Lapis. For the mains, notable highlights include Roti Prata and Chicken Murtabak, assorted Satay with warm peanut sauce, and popular Singaporean dishes such as Laska, Popiah and Hainanese Chicken Rice. Don’t say bo jio!

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Buffet Lunch is available Mon-Fri 12pm – 2.30pm, Sat-Sun 12.30 – 3pm. StraitsKitchen is located at Grand Hyatt Singapore, 10 Scotts Rd, Singapore 228221, p. +65 6738 1234. 

An Alcoholic’s Fairy Tale: Once Upon A Time In Cognac

Mace Bar, New York City

Start your Singapore Cocktail Festival right this Friday with Rémy Martin’s Once Upon a Time in Cognac! Award-winning bartender Nico de Soto of Mace in New York and Tippling Club’s Head Bartender, Andrew Loudon, will be joining hands for this exclusive one-night event, showcasing their creativity with their versions of the classic Sidecar.

Other bespoke cognac cocktails will also be available, with five drinks and five dishes going at $155++ (book here.) And for those feeling nostalgic, hop on to the vintage side car – an Instagram-worthy moment – to travel back in time to the Golden Age of cocktails.

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Once Upon A Time In Cognac is happening on 10 May 2019, 8pm onwards. Cocktails start from $24++ each. Tippling Club is located at 38 Tanjong Pagar Rd, Singapore 088461, p. +65 6475 2217. 

Get on the Good Side of Summer with Morsels’ New Seasonal Menu

Enjoy true summer vibes in sunny Singapore with Morsels’ new Spring Summer Menu, drawing heavy inspiration from Chef Petrina’s travels across Japan, Korea, and India. Snack on tasty Geay Oysters with green mango pickles (think Mumbai) and from France, or pamper your taste buds with Hokkaido Scallop Carpaccio paired with burnt coconut cream and homemade umami puffed rice for Thai-Japanese fusion.

Carnivores can try the Korean-inspired Organic Lacto Chicken, consisting of gochujang onion jam and garlic glutinous rice in a nourishing chicken hotpot. For dessert, Morsels is also offering their savoury Sake Kasu Panna Cotta made with strawberry rhubarb compote and pandan oil for that bobo cha cha mood.

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Morsels is located at 25 Dempsey Rd, #01-04, Singapore 249670, p. +65 6266 3822. Open Tue-Thu 12pm – 3pm, 6pm – 10.30pm, Fri 12pm – 3pm, 6pm – 11pm, Sat 12pm – 3pm, 6pm – 11pm.

Go Vegan Burger- and Beer-Style With 25 Degrees

Burger-lovers and vegan foodies unite! This May and June, 25 Degrees Singapore presents a limited-time special Vegan Burger ($18++) featuring a 4oz 100% plant-based Beyond Burger patty that boasts more protein than real meat. Stacked with tarragon-flavoured coleslaw, chunky portobello mushroom, tomato confit, and melted vegan cheddar sandwiched between a pair of fluffy toasted charcoal buns, this healthy indulgence can only leave you wanting more. They’re also going the extra mile with vegan-friendly Pilsner Urquell ($16++), a pale lager hailing from Czech Republic. Burgers + beers = yes, please!

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Vegan burgers and beers will be available May and June 2019. 25 Degrees Singapore is located at Hotel G Singapore, 200 Middle Rd, Singapore 188980, p. +65 6809 7990. Open daily 7am – 3am.

Art at CURATE Back With Star-Studded Series 14

Join the celebration of French-Japanese cuisine from 10 to 16 May with Resorts World Sentosa at its Art at CURATE Series 14, graced by Chef Ryuta Iizuka of two Michelin-starred Restaurant Ryuzu, Tokyo.

Diners can look forward to his signature Shiitake Mushroom Tarte, an exquisite dish featuring mushrooms from Tokushima combined with savoury feuilletage pie crust and Cinta Senese lard, as well a special poached Grouper imbued with a citrusy touch.

The four-course lunch is available at $138++ per person while the eight-course dinner is available at $308++ person (full menu here). Wine pairings by guest sommelier Shunsuke Maruyama are offered during the event period.

Reservations are required and can be made via +65 6577 6688 or curate@rwsentosa.com. CURATE is located at 26 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 188980, p. +65 6577 6688.