As we prepare to fully bask in the fun and offerings that the National Day weekend brings, we’ll undoubtedly find ourselves in the midst of gatherings or personal time offs that, more often than not, end up with a search for snacks to enjoy between meals.
If you’re a snack-lover, look no further. We’ve got you covered with these 5 places that’ll let you enjoy National Day offerings and still have your pick of snacks to satisfy your cravings.
Beat the heat whilst taking in the National Day festivities this year with delicious scoops of gelato from GelatiAmo. From now to Aug 14, get any of their double classic scoop flavours for just $5.70 – a nod to Singapore’s 57th birthday. Finding fresh takes on classics and creating innovative flavours from real ingredients, their timeless flavours include the Italian Classic Vanilla, Salted Caramel, Chocolate with 76% cacao, Melted Butter Coffee, and seasonal rotations such as the Pandan Infused, Cinnamon Apple Pie, and more.
Celebrating National Day by paying tribute to iconic local flavours, Gokoku Japanese Bakery launches two exclusive National Day specials, only available from now to Aug 31. There’s the Coconut Kaya Pan, made mildly sweet with creamy kaya filling, complemented by crunchy coconut shavings, and the subtly spicy Chicken Rendang Pan, with aromatic rendang filling on a coconut milk bread. Filled with quality ingredients and Japanese craftsmanship, you’ll not want to miss these scrumptious treats.
When it comes to on-the-go treats, Milksha’s beverages are definitely amongst our favourite. In tandem with National Day celebrations this year, they’ve launched the Singapore-inspired Liao Gao Gao Cheng Tng. A new and improved recipe, the drink now features a total of eight wholesome ingredients, ranging from peach gum, barley, and grass jelly, to the likes of snow fungus and longan, enhanced by the brand’s signature honey pearls. With limited daily quantities available from now till end August, you’ll have to act fast to enjoy them!
Making a comeback after a wildly-popular debut last year, Shihlin Taiwan Street Snacks is bringing back the Crispy Oyi-Shi Mushroom as a special tribute to Singaporeans this National Day. Available from now till Sep 30, here’s your chance to grab this highly addictive oyster-shiitake mushroom mix that’s delightfully crunchy on the outside and superbly succulent on the inside.
Taking a trip back in time, Swensen’s celebrates National Day this year by bringing back the nostalgia-evoking, old-school ice cream truck we’ve all grown up loving. In collaboration with foodpanda, the new, and adorably pretty, Bandung “Fried Chicken” Ice Cream will be available for a limited time only at the Marina Bay Promontory Walkway, from Aug 6 to 8, and Aug 10 to 14. Incredibly true-to-life, this crispy “fried chicken” features a skin layer of feuilletine and crushed cornflakes for that textural crunch, opening to reveal a creamy core of rose flavoured Bandung ice cream and a surprising edible chocolate bone!