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Food and drink round-up: New restaurants, the best happy hours and a gourmet delivery service

Find out everything you could possibly need to know about eating, drinking and eating some more in Singapore with our super handy round up of all the latest news below.

 Look this way ladies

Can’t cook, won’t cook?

Preparazzi has launched a Gourmet Tingkat service delivering healthy meals to your door. Choose from stews, stir-fries, salads and more – all prepared with the health-conscious in mind. Meals are packed separately and delivered chilled so all you need to do is plate up, heat and eat. Trial Plans for two people for five meals start from $150. preparazzi.sg

 

 

Look this way…

Modern French restaurant JAAN at Swissôtel The Stamford is known both for its beautiful modern French cuisine and for its stunning view. And now it’s been awarded The One To Watch by organisers of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants list. worlds50best.asia

 

 

One (or two) for the ladies

Put on your lipstick and grab your handbags, ladies: Salt Tapas Bar has a special Wednesday Ladies’ Night. The offer? Free-flow sangria, KwaiFeh martini or mojito from 6pm to 9pm. Salt Tapas Bar, #01-22a Raffles City Shopping Centre. salttapas.com

 

 

Straight off the Barbie

Aussie and feeling homesick? Be comforted by the opening in ION of Sydney-based gourmet burger company Charlie & Co. Here you’ll find char-grilled gourmet burgers made from pure Australian Wagyu beef, and other meaty options like bratwurst sausages and grass-fed sirloin steak. Wash it down with Little Creatures beer or Pipsqueak cider, and you’ll feel right at home. 2 Orchard Turn, #B4-56 ION Orchard. charlieandco.com.au

 

 

To-do list

If you’ve got a never-ending appetite for lists, check out Asia’s top 20 restaurants in the 2013 edition of The Miele Guide. Singapore tied with Hong Kong for the most restaurants on the list – five each – with Singapore’s Waku Ghin, Iggy’s, Les Amis, Restaurant Andre and Tippling Club receiving top honours. You’ll also find the top five picks and a guide to the best spots to eat in nearly every country in the region. Pick up a copy at major bookstores or by visiting www.themieleguide.com.

 

 

The beacon beckons

Until the end of April, pop down to the Post Bar at the Fullerton Hotel to taste The Beacon – a cocktail of Tanqueray gin, maraschino syrup and fresh lemon juice – specially designed by legendary bartender Charles Schumann. He also co-designed Hommage, the nostalgic range of crystal glass barware launched last year by Zwiesel 1872 in celebration of its 140th anniversary.

 

 

320 Below

Willy Wonka stands behind steel mixers measuring out cream, honeycomb, sugar and bananas. On go the machines and flashing lights, out pour clouds of condensed air. There is magic at work! We’re at 320 Below, where liquid nitrogen is making ice cream in minutes. Willy Wonka (owner Keith Rogers) makes it fresh for every customer. And this is all-natural stuff, with no chemically enhanced flavours or colours, and no emulsifiers, stabilisers or preservatives. Seriously smooth and velvety, it comes in 43 flavours (including Blue Cheese and Garlic!). Or conjure up your own flavour by combining any of the ingredients to suit your taste. Chocolate and chilli? Roasted peanuts, soya and vanilla? Salted caramel and tequila? 33 Mackenzie Road, #01-01. 320below.com

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