5 Things You Should Know This Week: 10 July 2017

Just the latest news in anything home and family to start your week off right

Updated on August 08, 2017 9:08 am

Cromly Editor

happenings and trends in singapore

1. Durian and barbecue fiesta at Melt Café.

From 13 to 30 July, Mandarin Oriental, Singapore presents all-you-can-eat durian galore, alongside a myriad of fruit-themed cuisine and unlimited selections of barbecued meat and fresh seafood at Melt Café. Taking centre stage at Melt Café’s alfresco garden is an extravagant durian station featuring the king of fruits for a truly unique dining experience. Be sure to indulge in lusciously crafted desserts such as the mouthwatering pâte à choux pastry with plump fillings of durian cream, deep-fried durian croquette, divine durian penyet with sweet almond crumble, and more. Available for dinners and Sunday brunch at Melt Café, dinner buffet is priced at $85 per person (Monday to Sunday), inclusive of free flow of juices and $98 for Sunday brunch. For restaurant reservations and enquiries, please e-mail mosin-dining@mohg.com or call +65 6885 3500.

durian fiesta and festival

melt cafe dinner buffet

2. MUJI flagship store to open at Plaza Singapura on 21 July.

As its first flagship store in Southeast Asia, the MUJI store in Plaza Singapura will be the largest outlet in Singapore—spanning over 1,896 square metres! More than just a retail space, the store will reveal new original concepts adapted from MUJI Japan. It will serve as a community ground for people from all walks of life to come together, explore design and arts ideas, and experience various learning anchors. It will be based largely on locality, a store that acts as a window to the world, while keeping to the basic concept of MUJI. At the Plaza Singapura exclusively, customers can learn about unique tradition, culture, and design.

3. Win a trip for two to Los Angeles at the LG Red Fair.

Stand a chance to fly to Los Angeles (trip for two worth $8,000 at the 2017 edition of the LG Red Fair happening until 15 August. The LG Red Fair includes an exposition of LG’s newest and top-of-the-line offering, where customers can look to enhance their quality of life with LG’s innovative living solutions. Offering more value with each purchase, customers can enjoy rewarding promotions on selected products. Check this link for more information on the promotions.

LG Red Fair

4. Lime House’s 4th anniversary party.

Lime House is celebrating its fourth year, and it’s throwing a party on 15 July from 2 pm! Come join Singapore’s first-ever Rasa Fiesta, your global ticket to sample rum from the Philippines to Panama. There will also be kids games, rum workshop, capoeira, and more. Click here to join in on the fun!

party at Lime House Singapore

Take a tour of Lime House here.

5. Din Tai Fung's Steamed Chilli Crab Xiao Long Baos are back!

To celebrate a decade of chilli crab xiao long bao, Din Tai Fung offers Feisty Feast from 1 July to 31 August. Get to enjoy fresh, succulent crab meat and juicy pork in a spicy crab-based broth. The steamed chilli crab xiao long baos are 40% larger than Din Tai Fung’s signature xiao long bao. UOB cardmembers get 10% off.

Din Tai Fung steam chilli crab xiao long baos promotion

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