Chocolate Indulgence at Pacific Marketplace

Valentine’s Day would be incomplete without chocolate –those sensuously dark chocolate that boasts aphrodisiac attributes.

For 3 days only, Pan Pacific Singapore is offering an array of chocolaty delights for the lovebirds, which include their signature Crunchy Hazelnut Chocolate Dome, Red Wine and Dark Chocolate Macarons, Chocolate Pralines, Rose Meringues, a Chocolate Fountain with various condiments, and Chocolate Milk Shakes.

The chocolate buffet is available from 14 to 16 February 2013, 3pm to 5pm, at $48++ per person.

Red Wine Rustic Chocolate Macaron

Raspberry Chocolate Tart

Assortment of chocolate truffles and pralines

“Love Potions” ($24++/$36++ for two)

Specially concocted love cocktails are available from 1 to 28 February 2013; LUST ($36++ for two) comprises citron vodka, cointreau, mixed berries and champagne, while the non-alcoholic version DESIRE ($24++ for two) comprises mixed berries, fresh lemon juice, cranberry juice and ginger beer.

Sip on refreshingly potent libations while exchanging sweet whisperings, comfortably in the “lantern-inspired” pods that form a romantic backdrop this season of love and lust.

For reservations or enquiries, please call or email .

Visit for Pan Pacific Singapore’s Valentine’s Day specials.

The Carlsberg Lunar New Year Grand Lucky Draw ($1 million worth of prizes to be won!)

Raise your beer jugs and toast to a prosperous Year of the Snake!

This year, Carlsberg is giving away $1 million worth of prizes, with the grand prize being 2 kg of gold (2 winners, 1 kg each). Other attractive prizes include instant cash rewards (win $888 and $8888 in cash) and giveaways (such as the limited edition Carlsberg Twin Speaker Boxes and Carlsberg Magnetic Wealth Bracelet).

To stand a chance in winning, simply purchase Carlsberg or its sister labels Carlsberg Gold and Carlsberg Special Brew from any supermarkets, hypermarkets, convenience stores, as well as selected coffee shops and hawker centres.

Hypermarts and supermarkets: Spend $15 on Carlsberg Green Label, Special Brew or Gold for a chance to win.

Coffeeshops and hawker centres: Submit three “Thank You” crown liners (Carlsberg Green Label quart 644ml) or crown liners with ‘Bracelet’ icon (Carlsberg Special Brew or Gold quart 639ml) for a chance to win.

Entry deadline is 27 February 2013 and the grand lucky draw will happen on 28 February 2013.
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Gloria Jean’s Coffees brings you Christmas tidings

Gloria Jean’s Coffees brings you Christmas tidings with the new Black Forest inspired Christmas beverages. The Christmas Menu is available from 5th November till 31st December 2012.

Blackforest Hot Chocolate ($6.50 for reg, $7 for large)

Cosy up with the hot Black Forest Hot Chocolate on a cold rainy evening. Detect the lingering sweetness of cherry amongst the thick aroma of chocolate with each sip.

This beverage combines chocolate powder and a specially concocted black forest syrup.

Black Forest Chocolate Chiller ($6.80 for reg, $7.50 for large)

We know winter is never going to happen in our tropical region, but the Blackforest Chocolate Chiller will transport you to a snowy Christmas scene.

It is a smooth icy version of the Black Forest Hot Chocolate, with the addition of strawberry puree drizzled over whipped cream.

X’mas Cookies ($6), Gingerbread ($3.50)

If you’re out of gift ideas, pop by any Gloria Jean’s Coffees store for gift vouchers and customised gift packs, assembled based on your requests.

Here’s a sample of a Log Cake Gift Card. Remember to place your order at least 3 working days in advance!

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Coq & Balls

After years of tranquillity and mundanity, Tiong Bahru welcomes a new watering hole to the scene. Launched in October 2012, Coq & Balls offers a friendly and laidback venue that caters to the restless night owls living in the vicinity, who are seeking for a nightspot to hang out or unwind after a stressful day at work.
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