10 fun things to do over the Vesak Day weekend: enjoy live music, omakase, tofu home meals

2 days ago 26

SINGAPORE - Long weekends. There's never too many of them.

After the three-day break following Good Friday last month and the four-day break over Labour Day and Hari Raya Puasa, there is yet another minibreak this weekend, thanks to Vesak Day.

From chilling out at eateries with live music to escaping into an alternate filmic world, here are 10 ways to relax and have fun over the three days.

1. The return of nightlife

Singapore's vibrant nightlife scene is slowly returning to life after the easing of pandemic restrictions. The extra day in your weekend could translate into a chance to enjoy more nights outside.

If you enjoy basking in the buzz of bar-goers and the accompanying live music, check out the list of five newly-opened joints.

2. Wallet-friendly alternative to a delicacy

Omakase, the Japanese style meal made up of dishes carefully selected by the chef, can cost over $450 per person.

Don't want to burn a hole in your pocket? Check out wallet-friendly alternatives with menus that start from $88 to get a similar experience at a cheaper price.

3. Home-cooked family dinners under $10

Perhaps your idea of an enjoyable evening does not involve leaving your house. Or maybe you wish to save money, rather than indulge in night outs.

Staying home does not exclude you from delicious meals - even with a simple and common ingredient like tofu, you can concoct a variety of savoury dishes. Most importantly, the humble and versatile ingredient is economical, allowing these recipes for family dinners to remain under $10 ea...

Read Entire Article