9 things to eat, see and do this weekend (Feb 19-21)

Say goodbye to boring weekends with our guide!

To eat/drink

1. A meat feast

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Smokehouse Meatsmith is turning one, and it’s celebrating in style with Filipino food stall Iskina Cebu on Feb 21. Expect a DJ, plenty of booze and dishes like Tuna Kinilaw.

The highlight will be a whole suckling pig roasted in a makeshift pit, served lechón style.

More information here.

2. Seafood brunch

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If you’re hankering after a laid back Sunday brunch, head to Humpback and you won’t be disappointed. The small plates seafood restaurant is now serving breakfast classics like Eggs Benedict along with their signature seafood dishes.

Must-tries include the premium Lobster Roll which features sweet and succulent meat mixed with tobiko fish roe, as well as the seafood platter, which includes freshly-shucked oysters.

More information here.

3. Salted yolk lava croissant

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The latest salted egg yolk creation to take Singapore by storm seems to take the form of a croissant. Our favourite so far is the one created by Chef Pang of Antoinette.

The croissant layers, made with quality French butter, fall apart with a nudge of the fork, while the fillings, made with real salted egg yolks, is rich and luscious.

More information here.

To see

1. A popular band’s final tour

Pioneers of the modern UK rock scene, Funeral For A Friend has its own unique take on post-hardcore, which captured the imagination of music fans across the world. Last year, the band released its final studio album “Chapter And Verse”, and are now staging its very last tour across the world. This is your last chance to dance.

More information here.

2. Explore Chinatown’s new attraction

Step into the Centre and travel back in time – discover a Chinatown narrative that stretches beyond the 1960s, including an in-depth collection of personal stories from the Chinatown community alongside an exploration of Chinatown’s multi-ethnicity, clan associations, and nightlife and heritage businesses. There is a limited-time exhibition, “My Father Tongue”, held until Mar 8.

More information here.

3. A hilarious interactive play

Playfully called “The SG50+1 Edition”, “Fat Kids Are Harder to Kidnap” comprises 31 plays that you get to influence from the sidelines. They cover lots of ground from the latest trends like Tinder and online listicles, to quirky observations of everyday life such as encounters with taxi uncles and tech-challenged aunties.

More information here.

To do

1. Buy tickets to a blockbuster musical

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. This new version of “Les Misérables” is not to be missed.

More information here.

2. Snap a photo with “Madonna” and win tickets to her concert

Madame Tussauds Singapore, the internationally-renowned wax attraction, will be taking “Madonna” on tour around Singapore and this weekend is the final leg. Fans can also participate in an exclusive photo contest by Feb 23 and win tickets to her performance on Feb 28 at the National Stadium. This weekend, “Madonna” will be at ION Orchard, Level 1 Atrium, Spring Garden.

More information here.

3. Take a photography tour of Pulau Ubin

Join this field trip around Pulau Ubin for a day of exploration and shooting its rubber plantations, secluded beaches and flourishing mangroves. Admission to the island is free, but boat fares to and fro Pulau Ubin are $3 per pax.

More information here.

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