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The Weekend List: 27-29 May 2016

Say goodbye to boring weekends with our weekly guide!

By Pamela Chow and Samantha Francis


Photo: Stärker Music Zhongshan Park

1. Enjoy beer, beats and bites

If you’re running out of ideas for a chill weekend hangout, head to Stärker Music Zhongshan Park. Best known for its in-house German-style brewed Stärker Fresh Beer and bistro fare like chili crab sliders, the gastropub is also a platform for local emerging talents.

Be sure to check out its line-up of activities, including VOLT – Amplifying Local Talents, a weekly showcase for talented local musicians.

More information here.


Photo: McDonald’s

2. Order an Angry Birds burger

In light of the upcoming Angry Bird’s movie, McDonald’s has launched the Super Red burger (from $6.10), inspired by the leader of the flock.

Flaming-red buns sandwich a flavourful combination of smoky chicken patty, juicy sliced tomato and a tender egg, topped with a fiery pepper mayo sauce.

Available in stores and via McDelivery from 19 May onwards, while stocks last.


Photo: Cold Storage

3. Have a taste of New Zealand

From May 23-29, Cold Storage will be presenting its Taste New Zealand event at Plaza Singapura Atrium, where shoppers can look forward to quality New Zealand meat and cheese, healthy snacks and refreshing ciders.

For the first time, visitors will be treated to a virtual reality experience, where they can journey across the country’s famous farms and vineyards.

More information here.

A Theatrical Sunday Champagne Brunch at Edge

Photo: Pan Pacific Singapore

4. Indulge in a theatrical Sunday champagne brunch

Buffet lovers alert! An all-new theatrical Sunday Champagne Brunch (from $118) experience awaits you at Edge, Pan Pacific Singapore.

Expect an extensive menu of international delicacies across seven interactive live food theatres, paired with unlimited Veuve Clicquot Champagne and live music.

Edge, Level 3, Pan Pacific Singapore, 7 Raffles Boulevard, Singapore 039595



Photo: UberEATS

5. Order food from Uber

If you thought Uber was great for ferrying you to your desired destination, it’s not even better — it brings food right to your doorstep.

Its new food delivery platform UberEATs allows you to order dishes from over 100 restaurants, including Pluck, Fort by Maison Ikkoku and more, via their mobile app. To get started, simply make your first order and get $15 off with the code UBEREATSSG.

More information here.

Photo: Potato Head Folk

6. Attend a street carnival

Watch Keong Saik Road transform into a street market and with live music and performance this weekend. The Keong Saik Carnival will feature popular street fashion labels, designer and collector goods as well as award-winning bars and restaurants, interspersed with intriguing art and cultural activities.

More information here.

Photo: Sistic

7. See America’s top comedian perform live

One of America’s most successful stand-up comedians, Gabriel Iglesias AKA Fluffy is bringing his live show Gabriel Iglesias #Fluffy Breaks Even to Singapore.

The live set will be based on “#Fluffy Breaks Even” a non-scripted comedic docu-series where Fluffy and gang eat on the road, add up the calories and then try to burn it off and “break even” with a different extreme workout.

More information here.

Photo: MediaCorp

8. Catch an award-winning musical phenomenon

Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed new production the legendary musical Les Misérables has opened at Esplanade Theatre.

One of the world’s greatest musicals, this new production of the much-loved blockbuster features glorious modernised staging, orchestrations and dazzlingly reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo.

More information here.

Photo: DBS

9. Join a festival by the bay

DBS Marina Regatta returns with bold new experiences on and off water. See the region’s top dragon boating teams battle it out beneath the iconic Marina Bay skyline, and shop at the day artisan market to find unique, handmade pieces by Singapore designers or hit up the food village featuring mouth-watering bites by rising young chefs.

In the evening, come discover fresh new sounds as our sunset concert at the pop-up urban beach gets underway.

More information here.

Photo: Zouk Singapore

10. Celebrate Zouk’s Silver Jubilee

Zouk, the birthplace of electronic music in Singapore and Asia, celebrates her silver jubilee with a special anniversary party on May 28.

In the spirit of the celebrations, the club will be rolling out drink promotions, like the revival of the Patron XO Shots with chocolate cups (Velvet Underground), a double whammy of Jagerbomb and Limon Bomb (Phuture) and the all-time house favourite Sour Plum Shots with Long Island Iced Tea (Zouk). All drinks are priced at $25.

More information here.