The Team Behind OverEasy Is Hosting A Festival – Expect A Riverdale-Themed Party And Food Fights!

The Lo & Behold group is no stranger when it comes to decadent foods and extravagant parties.

A Singapore-based hospitality group, Lo & Behold runs a slew of esteemed establishments. From beach-goer favourite Tanjong Beach Club to swanky The Warehouse Hotel, Lo & Behold truly knows the way to our hearts.

Next month, Lo & Behold is throwing a month-long festival to show us Singaporeans how to party with class, style and panache. Happening 29 May – 25 June, Lo & Behold will be hosting specially curated shindigs at 7 of their establishments.

Lo & Behold Festival 

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Looking for a party that will have you feeling like Grace Kelly or Audrey Hepburn?

You’re in luck. Lo & Behold will be pulling out all the stops for its Electroball: The Golden Age of Hollywood. Happening at swanky bistro-cum-bar The Black Swan, this 1930s-inspired get-together is spread over three floors. Get ready to rub shoulders with party guests dressed to the nines as you immerse yourself in electric jazz and cirque coquetry.

A definite ‘do not miss’ for party-goers looking for an event worth every penny.

Electroball: The Golden Age of Hollywood
Where: The Black Swan
When: 10 June, 7pm – 10pm

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Keen to work on that tan while indulging in tasty eats? Tanjong Beach Club is serving up an All You Can Eat Bottomless Brunch. Dig into plates stacked high with breakfast favourites as you soak in the sun, salt and sand!

All You Can Eat – Bottomless Brunch 
Where: Tanjong Beach Club
When: 17 June, 11.30am

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With a slew of curated events for every kind of partygoer in the month of June, there’s bound to be something that will tickle your fancy!

Also read, DBS Marina Regatta Is Bringing The Beach To The Bay, With lululemon Workouts, Potato Head’s Coconut Bar & More!

8 Unusual V-Day Dinner Ideas For A Far From Basic Valentine’s Day

When we think about the Valentine’s Day dinner, what comes to mind is often a proper fancy restaurant, where you both gaze into each other’s eyes over candlelight.

Yawn. We say, skip the boring candlelit dinner this V-day and try something more, dare we say, unusual together.

From secret locations to dining in pitch darkness, we conclude that the stranger the experience, the more you’ll remember it. It’ll be the something special only shared between the two of you.

Here are 8 unusual V-day dinner ideas, for a far from basic V-day that you won’t forget for a long time to come!

1. AndSoForth

We bet you’ve never even heard of this one.

The first of its kind in Singapore, the elusive AndSoForth is a series of novelty pop-up restaurants that disappear and reappear in mysterious locations on selected dates.

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Neither of you will have to plan any surprises here, there’ll be many in store for you. You won’t even know the meeting location until the day of the feast itself, with strategic clues sent over text to lead you to the final venue.

The running theme is ‘Dinner in Wonderland’, so expect a theatrical feast madder than ever, with a solid 4 course dinner immersed around stories and drama. Shh, it’ll be one more secret kept between the two of you.

And So Forth
Address: Who knows?
Tel: 9129 7845
Email: [email protected]

2. Nox – Dine In The Dark

Hold on tight to your date. At Nox – Dine In The Dark, you’ll both plunge into an intriguing new world of mystery, sensation, and darkness.

Take a culinary journey through taste, smell, touch and sound–all in pitch black darkness.

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Here, blind and visually impaired individuals are specially trained to guide and serve you.

Have a dinner without distractions in this unique mind-altering sensory experience.

It’s also perfect if you’re trying to keep your relationship on the down low, for now.

Nox Dine In The Dark
Where: 269 Beach Road Singapore 199546
Open: Mon-Fri 6pm to late; Sat 5pm to late; Sun 5pm to 11pm
Tel: 6298 0708
Email: [email protected]

3. The Screening Room

The standard Valentine’s Day dinner and movie plan takes on a new meaning at The Screening Room.

This swanky yet comfy boutique film cinema is a dream come true for the film loving couple, who can savour delicious bites while getting their celluloid fix.

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This intimate screening room features a calendar of exciting films: from timeless classics, to great new indie releases, to thought-provoking independent or foreign films.

Post 10pm, the cinema transforms into a chic Champagne Lounge where you and your date can kick back on a cosy sofa with bubbly or tapas in hand.

Unwind, by luxuriating in groovy beats and savouring bespoke cocktails, and escape reality with your beloved for the night.

The Screening Room
Where: 12 Ann Siang Rd #03-00, Singapore 069692
Open: Mon-Thurs 6pm to 2pm; Fri 6pm to 3am; Sat 6pm to 4am
Tel: 6532 3357
Email: [email protected]

4. Hai Bin Prawning & BBQ

Fish for prawns (and compliments) with your date any time of the night at Hai Bin Prawning! You’ll have to work for your dinner here.

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From patiently waiting for a prawn to take the bait, to struggling to rein it up without it escaping, to cooking it yourself on the fire, it’ll surely be a deep bonding experience for you two.

Hai Bin prides their freshwater prawns sourced from Thailand for being extra fresh. They also provide BBQ pits, fire-starters, charcoal and everything else you need to grill and savour your fresh catch, with your catch.

Hai Bin Prawning & BBQ
Open: Daily, 24 hours
Punggol: 6 Tebing Lane #01-04, Singapore 828835
Tel: 6447 8693

Sembawang​: HomeTeamNS @ Sembawang, 301 Canberra Road #01-08, Singapore 759774
Tel: 6261 7226
Open: Daily, 24 hours

5. Selfie Coffee

Maybe coffee for dinner sounds strange, but that’s far from being the strangest thing about this place.

At Selfie Coffee, you and your partner can do exactly what the name suggests–drink off your own faces printed on the foam atop your latte.

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Choose how you want the coffee taste, from their Signature coffee, salted caramel, mocha, matcha, Horlicks and many more. They do serve proper meals too, like sandwiches, pies, and even prata.

While waiting, you two can doodle and write mushy love notes on the tables with whiteboard marker pens.

Take your relationship to the next level by drinking each other’s faces off the coffee too, if that floats your boat.

Selfie Coffee
Where: 11 Haji Lane Singapore 189204
Open: Sun-Mon 11am to 10pm
Tel: 6341 7213
Email: [email protected]
The history nerd couple will have a whale of a time here, drifting back in time with Singapore’s history. 1942 boasts that its Singapore’s only private war themed museum restaurant.

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With bunkers, machine guns, nuclear warheads and the lot, this quirky establishment brings you and your beloved back in time to the period of the Japanese occupation.

Their delicious set menus will fulfil your cravings, and this place is sure to leave a statement in your relationship’s history books.

1942 Alfresco @ Changi
Where: 30 Cosford Rd, Singapore 499550
Open: Wed-Mon 11am to 12am
Tel: 6542 4492
Email: [email protected]

7. The Black Swan

Fancy a different kind of history? Wonderfully handsome The Black Swan will take you and your beloved back to the swinging age of The Great Gatsby.

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This elaborately themed restaurant is all played up by a dreamy central bar, waist-coated bar staff, striking geometric patterns on the columns, and black marble-top tables.

Their Valentine’s Day menu includes Seasonal Oysters, and Black Onyx T-bone that you can enjoy to live music in alfresco dining.

The Black Swan
Where: 19 Cecil Street Singapore 049704
Open: Mon 11.30am to 11pm, Tues-Thurs 11.30am to 12am, Fri 11.30am to 1am, Sat 5pm to 1am
Tel: 6438 3757
Email: [email protected]

8. Ocean Restaurant by Cat Cora

If either of you is a marine animal lover, this one’s for you–or not.

At Ocean Restaurant by Cat Cora, you and your date will be surrounded by the underwater creatures of the S.E.A. Aquarium, all while feasting on their kin.

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Shrouded in a romantic blue glow, enjoy Iron Chef Cat Cora’s light and healthy dishes, such as smoked eel and 42°C sous vide salmon.

Its full-length glass panels allow you to marvel at over 100,000 magnificent marine animals for a truly memorable dining experience.

Ocean Restaurant by Cat Cora
Where: 22 Sentosa Gateway, S.E.A. Aquarium, #B1-455 & 456, S.E.A. Aquarium, 098136
Open: Daily 11.30am to 2.30pm
Tel: 6577 6688
Email: [email protected]
Ready to take your dinner plans to the next level? Book your Valentine’s Day date night at any of these out-of-the-box places, and be prepared to expect the unexpected.

You’ll be able to enjoy each other’s familiar company, while diving into something entirely new together.

After all, the best memories come from the craziest experiences, right?

Also, read 10 Gorgeous Valentine’s Day Flowers That Every Girl Secretly Wants

7 Places For A Christmas Feast So You Can Gorge Yourself Silly Like A Stuffed Turkey!

2016 is coming to an end, you’ve worked hard this year. It’s really time you and your loved ones indulge in some good food. DiscoverSG did the homework for you – we have compiled a list of restaurants with exclusive Christmas specials for you to choose from.

  1. Oasis Restaurant

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A poolside barbecue buffet? YES PLEASE! Known for their all-day dining poolside restaurant that is set among the lush greeneries in the tranquil outdoors, Oasis has something special in store for you this Christmas Eve.

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Indulge in their Christmas Specials – roasted turkey with chestnut stuffing, salmon coulibiac and for the beef lovers, quality grass-fed Australian beef sirloin. All these at their special carving and barbecue stations.

Complete the feast with some lovely Christmas treats such as their Christmas stollen, cookies and pudding.

Oasis Restaurant
10 Scotts Road, 5th Level Terrace Wing, Grand Hyatt Singapore
Christmas Eve buffet begins at 7:00pm
$108++ per adult (with alcohol)
$58++ per child (ages 4 to 12)

2. Oscar’s Cafe & Terrace

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Can’t decide on a particular cuisine? Fret not, because we’ve totally got you covered.

Be sure to check out the very impressive international buffet spread at Oscar’s Cafe & Terrace. From our favourite local delights to international cuisine, fresh seafood and a huge variety of desserts, the spread is bound to satisfy your palette.

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Remember to look out for the various Christmas activities that Oscar’s has put in place for the occasion. Aside from Christmas Carol sing-along sessions with the National University of Singapore’s choir, you can also enjoy a photo-taking-session with Santa!

Oscar’s Cafe & Terrace
Address: Conrad Centennial, 2 Temasek Boulevard, 038982
Christmas Brunch (25 December 2016) starts from 12.30pm till 3.30pm
•       $218++ per person with free flow of Champagne, house wines and selected cocktails
•       $158++ per person with free flow of soft drinks and juices
•       $  79++ per child from the age of 6 to 12 years old enjoys
Dinner Includes Dessert House 6pm to 10pm
•       S$158++ (Adult) / S$79++ (Child) Child from the age of 6 to 12 years old enjoys 50% off the buffet pricing.  Includes free-flow of soft drinks and juices
•       S$218++ (Adult) Child from the age of 6 to 12 years old enjoys 50% off the buffet pricing.  Includes free-flow of Laurent Perrier champagne, house wines, beers or cocktails
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Celebrate Christmas the Italian way. Pete’s Place presents a classic Italian experience with their rustic trattoria settings.

What’s more, they specialise in authentic Italian cuisine – serving up rustic homemade pastas, risottos and wood-fired oven pizzas.

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This year, Chef Cataldo Chiloiro has designed a special Christmas menu for the restaurant.

On top of their traditional pastas and pizzas, you can also savour a huge selection of appetisers such as spicy Italian devilled eggs, and classic buffalo mozzarella caprese salad. Also, do not forget to try the baked Christmas turkey and mediterranean style roast barramundi cartoccio from the craving station. Che Delizia!

Pete’s Place
Address: 10 Scotts Rd, Grand Hyatt Singapore Hotel, Singapore 228211
Christmas Eve buffet begins at 7:00pm
$108++ per adult (with alcohol)
$58++ per child (ages 4 to 12)

4. Lawry’s The Prime Ribs

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This year, Lawry’s is committed to bringing you and your loved ones a classic and memorable festive feast.

A meal at Lawry’s is incomplete without their Signature Roasted Prime Ribs of Beef carved from the iconic silver cart. That’s not all though, because the team at Lawry’s has crafted a special festive menu this year.

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Seafood lovers are in for a treat – try the Atlantic Lobster Tail and Salmon Roll-Up with Crab Meat and Spinach drizzled with Balsamic cream sauce or the White Cod and Hokkaido Scallop.

Then, complete your feast with a Croissant Pudding served with a scoop of delectable vanilla ice-cream. Fantastic!

Lawry’s The Prime Ribs 
Address: 333A Orchard Road, #04-01/31 Mandarin Gallery, Singapore 238897
Christmas Eve Dinner
1st Seating at 5-8pm, 2nd Seating at 8:30pm
Christmas Day Brunch available on Sunday, 25th December 2016
Varies according to your order

5. Jamie’s Italian

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Fancy a three-course feast curated by Jamie Oliver himself – in Singapore?

Book a table now at Jamie’s Italian! With that modern Italian-vibe and a menu endorsed by Jamie Oliver himself, this will certainly be a special treat for you and your loved ones.

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The special Christmas menu includes a selection of starters, mains and of course, desserts.

What really attracted us was the Gennaro’s Porchetta. It’s a main dish consisting of slow-cooked pork belly stuffed with apricot, apple, fennel & garlic, then served with braised red cabbage & pan juices.

Also, did we tell you that all guests will be presented with a glass of bubbly upon arrival? What a perfect way to start a Christmas feast!

Jamie’s Italian
Address: Jamie’s Italian Forum, 583 Orchard Road, #01-01/04 Forum, Singapore 238884
Jamie’s Italian VivoCity, 1 HarbourFront Walk, #01-165/167, Vivo City, Singapore 098585
Christmas menu available from 28 November – 31st December 2016
Lunch available on Mon-Sun from 12-4pm, dinner available on Mon-Sunday from 5-10pm
$49.90 ++ per person for lunch
$65.90++ per person for dinner

6. The Black Swan

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Housed in the heart of Singapore’s Central Business District, The Black Swan injects a fresh breath of air into the dining scene with it’s classic European glamour decor.

You might just go back in time to the 20s with their detailed and sophisticated interior.

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In the lead up to Christmas, The Black Swan will feature a live carving station with an Oven-roasted 150 Days Grain-Fed Black Angus Côte de bœ. A highlight at The Black Swan this year will be a one-night only Jingles & Jazz – a luxurious 4-course dinner featuring Hokkaido scallops, seared foie gras and juicy tenderloin.

The Black Swan
Address: 19 Cecil St,, Singapore 049704
The Black Swan Christmas Lunch Specials
Monday-Friday from 28th Nov-30 Dec 2016, $42++ per person for two courses
The Black Swan Christmas Dinner Live Carving Station
Monday-Friday from 19th–22nd Dec & 24 Dec 2016, $48++ for 300g
Jingles & Jazz
23rd December, Friday
4-course Dinner & Jazz at $118++ per person
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Tucked in a spacious and cosy space over at Dempsey Hill, Don Quijote is the place you have to check out for authentic, Spanish cuisine.

Besides the usual tapas, paellas and salads, Don Quijote is of course, ready for the festive season with their usual Christmas classics.

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You can look forward to good old Christmas classic dishes such as Oven Roasted Turkey and Honey Baked Ham. When you’re there, be sure to order the special Turkey and Ham Paella as well! We guarantee that friends and family are bound to fall in love with their homely food and ambience.

Don Quijote
Address: Dempsey Road, #01-02,Block 7, 249671
Varies according to your order