This year sure started in a particularly festive mood. Blazing ahead, the Lunar New Year festivities are already about to end as we enter the traditional month of love. Beyond the auspicious Spring Festival cheers and romantic Valentine’s Day plans, here are the best places to visit this month for more gourmet discoveries.
Perched on the rooftop of the Courtyard by Marriott Singapore Novena, the swanky Las Palmas bar will be launching a weekly Women-Out Wednesday from Feb 15 onwards. Specially for the ladies, the more you have in your group, the more you get to shave off your total beverage bill. With discounts of up to 40% off, it’s high time to gather your posse and head on over for picturesque evenings of good vibes and great drinks. To kick things off, Las Palmas is also throwing a Galentine’s in the Skies party on Feb 15 itself, featuring DJ Durio of ATTAGIRL! and an evening of crowd-favourite female anthems from the likes of Cyndi Lauper, Queen Bey, Ariana Grande, and more.
Taking Taiwan by storm, the popular Niu Dian Beef Noodles has received the Michelin Bib Gourmand for three consecutive years now – and they’ve finally arrived on our shores. Opening on Feb 13 at VIIO @ Balestier, indulge in authentic Taiwanese beef noodles featuring a consommé-like broth made from 24 hours of brewing quality beef bone parts, mirepoix, and a curated blend of herbs for that unforgettable taste. Distinguishing themselves by using only premium beef parts specially flown-in from Australia, go for signatures such as their Combination Specialty Beef Noodles, Premium Braised Combination Beef Noodles, and Spicy Pepper Combination Specialty Beef Noodles.
Known for their authentic and mouth-watering Tuscan cuisine, the cosy Italian restaurant welcomes a new season with a fresh menu that pays homage to time-honoured Italian flavours and debuts a series of delectable creations that include highlights like the Bruschetta Con Vongole E Pomodoro starter, Insalata di Cavolo Nero salad, the Tuscan-native La Ribollita soup, Pici Cacio E Pepe pasta, Tordelli Al Ragu Chiantigiano, and desserts like the light Profiterols bigne puffs.
A rising star for reimagined heritage dishes that are truly reflective of Singaporean culture, The Coconut Club now expands their passionate service with the opening of a new all-day dining venue in Siglap. Situated within a quaint shophouse along Frankel Avenue, the new space features a casual, breezy canteen setting, where diners get to enjoy signature plates of Nasi Lemak and other beloved local favourites, including fragrant bowls of Dry Laksa and the irresistible Apom Berkuah with Pisang Pengat.
Constantly presenting Singaporeans with fresh dining experiences and authentic specialty dishes overflowing with the flavours of our heritage, The Hainan Story takes another step forward in their mission with the launch of their first-ever coffee house concept at NEX. Promising new culinary tales to discover at the outlet, head over to taste exclusive dishes such as Hainanese Ah Mai’s Chee Cheong Fun, Hainanese Pig’s Trotter Assam Curry Noodle, Hainanese Pork Patty Noodle Soup, and Baked Hainanese Rice Cake Lasagna. Don’t forget to complement your meal with their range of Hainanese thick toasts and all-new Pandan Waffles.