9 things to eat, see and do this weekend (Nov 6-8)

Say goodbye to boring weekends with our weekend guide!

To eat/drink

1. A seafood fête from Norway

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Seafood lovers, don’t miss out on this. From Nov 5 to 8, The Dining Room at Sheraton Towers Singapore will be plating fresh Nordic staples with a twist of local culinary flair.

Chef Markus will be presenting a buffet spread featuring Asian favourites such as Braised Monkfish with Thai-style Green Curry, Tandoori Haddock Filet with Mango Chutney and Baby Shrimp Otak with Spicy Coconut Sauce.

Don’t forget to also check out the live-cooking station where you’ll be able to enjoy dishes cooked with scallop, halibut and amberjack.

More information here.

2. A 7-course cocktail pairing dinner

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On Nov 6, Remy Martin’s brand ambassador Richard Gillam will be creating some of his most innovative cocktails to date across this indulgent 7-course dinner.
 
Expect dishes such as prawn glass noodles with laksa leaf and fried sakura ebi, Australian wagyu striploin with roasted sweetbreads, confit eggyolk in bacon fat and caramelised onion and mustard jus.
 
More information here

3. Power meals for take-away

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Healthy doesn’t have to mean bland. YOLO is a a newly launched takeaway outlet in Tanjong Pagar’s Icon Village, serving up an array of nutritionally-balanced power-meals to kickstart your day from breakfast to dinner.
 
Founded on the simple philosophy that “good food can actually be good for you”, the outlet serves healthy but equally delicious local favourites like chicken rice.
 
More information here.

To see

1. Rare Hermès collections on exhibition

At this exhibition, you’ll no longer be staring at $20,000 leather bags you can’t afford. Instead, you’ll be staring at expensive leather items that aren’t even on the market, from a Hermès winged saddle to jewellery pieces that haven’t even been launched yet. What a treat for every fashion aficionado and leather lover in Singapore.

More information here.

2. A musical that’s been banned here for 30 years

After 30 years of being kept away from our shores, the provoking and controversial “A Clockwork Orange” show is finally making its debut here. This 50-year-old theatre ‘horror’ show captures the violent yet stimulating spirit of Anthony Burgess’ original literary masterpiece.

More information here.

3. A show that’s sweet, a children’s treat

The fantastical, bombastical and songtastical world of Dr. Seuss, one of the most celebrated children’s book authors, is coming to life on stage for this weekend.

It will be a spectacular compilation of whimsical elements, characters and delightful verses from Dr Seuss classics like “Horton Hears a Who”, “Green Eggs and Ham” and “The Cat in the Hat”.

More information here.

To do

1. Go on an “urgent” run or a “sleep-walk”

If you’re unmotivated by simple marathons and walkathons, you’ll want to try these out. There’s an Urgent Run coming up where you’ll get to doll up in sanitation-themed “fancy dress”, and a sleep-walk event featuring a carnival filled with sleep-related games. The only way to find out what those really are is to head down to these events.

More information on the Urgent Run here and on the Sleep Walk and Carnival here

2. Stand a chance to meet your favourite Man U and Liverpool players

Football fanatics, what a time to be alive! Courts is holding a fan meet-and-greet session for customers to meet Manchester United and Liverpool legends Lee Sharpe, Keith Gillespie, Jerzy Dudek and Jari Litmanen.

To earn invitations to this session on Nov 14, simply make a minimum purchase at Courts (in-store or online).

Now’s probably a good time to get some new electronics too.

More information here

3. Learn to play the ukulele

If you’ve always wanted to pick up a cool new instrument, head down to this cheap ukulele class with resident strummer Peter Sng. No prior experience is required, and ukuleles will be provided for the session.

Esplanade’s A Date With Friends programme running throughout this weekend has many other exciting activities, like a line-dance class and a free upcycling craft workshop. Click here for a full schedule of the events.

More information here.

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