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From the re-opening of SC Argentine favorite boCHINche to Italian excellence at SC Partner Latteria to Summer Delights at Sydney-style SC Partner Luxe... From an evening of champagne with Chateau Asia to ‘Lucerne Symphony Orchestra’ at Esplanade, plus RuPaul's outrageous extravaganza with LA Comedy Live, and a fab festival at Gardens by the Bay... 
SC Members, let us treat you to an exceptional July ahead!

Plus updates below on SC’s 50+ handpicked Restaurant Partners, where Members enjoy 30% off the entire table bill, including alcohol…
And for SC Members born in July - special Birthday perks at SC Partner Izy!

Ready to spice up the Summer… and the year ahead?
Join or Gift SC here and on top of all the SC benefits, enjoy SC’s Summer Package!
Complimentary Chic Cooking Experience; Facial or Massage; Megazip Forest Adventures; French delights at Saveur; and Open-air Cinema (worth $450+)! Details below...


Important Note: The next Newsletter will be in your inbox the week of July 11th. Happy Hari Raya! 

Survival Chic (SC) Selects' Newsletter, 28 June 2016
SC SUMMER PACKAGE: Wine, Dine & Unwind!

Join or Gift the 1-year SC Dining Program now: In addition to the 30% off at 50 Top Restaurants, enjoy not 1 but 3 additional ‘Welcome Perks’ (worth up to $450+). Choose your preferred Package (A or B), each one comes with 3 very tempting Extra Perks! Offer limited, first come first serve. Email us to reserve your preferred package!

Summer Package A - ‘The Good Life’ - Cinema, Cuisine & Pampering
Join or Gift SC here in less than 1 minute, to enjoy all 3 Summer perks!
Contact us here for more info!

Extra Perk 1: CulinaryON - Complimentary ‘Aperitivo & Pasta’ Show class evening for 2 (weekly until 30 September): Ready to prepare, and savor - your own culinary creations? Grab a guest or hot date and spend a fantastic evening at modern, state-of-the-art new cooking studio CulinaryON, the first of its kind in Asia, where pleasure meets learning meets entertainment, guided by top chefs in a classy, fun environment. With SC long standing Partner CulinaryON, Wednesdays or Thursdays, 7PM. Complimentary ‘Aperitivo & Pasta’ show classes for 2 (worth $276) included in the SC Summer Package! More info here.
Extra Perk 2: Films At the Fort - Complimentary entries for SC Cinephiles (11-21 August): Ready to kick back, relax, and enjoy award-winning films with gourmet food & wine? Presented by Casillero del Diablo, Films at the Fort is Singapore’s premier open-air cinema event, set in the stunning natural amphitheatre of Fort Canning Park. This is the perfect place to unwind with a friend or partner over a sunset, drink before enjoying a quality film under the stars. With Films At The Fort@Fort Canning Park, film program here.Complimentary pair of tickets (worth $60) to the film of your choice, included in the SC Summer Package! More info here.
Extra Perk 3: FACE.Bar - Complimentary Relaxing Facial (weekdays until 30 September): The best of Traditional and Contemporary therapies for face & body, all in a chic, oriental-themed setting. Be soothed by calming music, the pleasant aroma of lemongrass, and plush leather recliners & beds, that will ensure you are completely relaxed and ready for the full enjoyment of your spa therapy. The Signature facials with DECLÉOR provide an all natural touch that unveils beautiful skin. @FACE.Bar, all weekdays from 11AM-9PM. Complimentary Decleor Aroma Essential Facials (60 min, worth $128) included in the SC Summer Package! More info here.

Summer Package A - ‘The Good Life’ - Cinema, Cuisine & Pampering
Join or Gift SC here in less than 1 minute, to enjoy all 3 Summer perks!
Contact us here for more info!

Extra Perk 1: Mega Adventure Park - Complimentary Packages for SC (until 30 September): Get your adrenaline fix here! SC Members are invited to come discover Mega Adventure Park, with complimentary sessions to enjoy their 2 top attractions: the MegaZip (forest zipline) and the thrilling ParaJump. You will also benefit from the Express pass: Skip the queues and enjoy an unforgettable day of sensations! With longstanding SC PartnerMega Adventure@Siloso Beach, daily from 11AM-7PM. 2 Complimentary ‘Kangaroo Packages’ - 1 for you and 1 for a guest, including MegaZip and Parajump (worth 100$) included in the Summer Package! More info here.
Extra Perk 2: Saveur Art -  Complimentary Epicurean Delights for SC (until 30 September): SAVEUR ART (Orchard) presents a modern French culinary experience extraordinaire through carefully curated ingredients and plated with heart. Dine surrounded by art pieces and be served by attentive hosts. Enjoy exceptional dishes like the Grilled Pork Belly, the Salmon en Croute or the Angus Beef or Snapper Grenobloise. Their curated selection of French wine - premium quality at reasonable prices- completes the meal. WithSaveur Art@ION Orchard, daily from 12-9.30PM. Complimentary pair of mains (worth <$58), valid any day, week or weekend, lunch or dinner, included in the Summer Package! More info here.
Extra Perk 3: Complimentary Relaxing Back & Foot Massage for SC - My Happy Feet - (until 30 September): Need a little R&R after a long day of? These body & foot therapies, from traditional to contemporary, are the perfect way to unwind and rejuvenate. Be soothed by a selection of calming music, the pleasant aroma of lemongrass, and plush leather recliners & beds, that will ensure you are completely relaxed, and ready for the enjoyment of your soothing spa therapy. With My Happy Feet, all weekdays from 11AM-9PM. Complimentary Foot & Back Massage (90 min, worth $108) included in the SC Summer Package! More info here.
Exclusive SC Birthday Perks - July
SC Partner Izy invites SC Members born in July for a Complimentary ‘Cheers’ (1-31 July): Vibrant, quirky and unpretentious, this Japanese resto-bar is a popular hangout for cosmopolitan foodies alike, an SC Member favorite, and the perfect place to celebrate in style! It serves delicious, creative fare featuring top-flight ingredients like Wagyu beef and Hokkaido yellowtail. Diners can watch their chefs at work in the open kitchen, while enjoying an extensive beverage list featuring Japanese craft beer, small-batch single malts, cocktails and beyond. Simply make a reservation, and on arrival, flash your SC Card as well as a valid ID confirming your July birthday. As an SC Member, you'll enjoy 2 complimentary cocktails of your choice (worth $50) - 1 for you and 1 for a lucky guest. @SC Partner Izy, Stay and dine and (Birthday or not!) and SC Members enjoy 30% off the table bill, including drinks!
SC Ambassador Rewards
LA Comedy Live - ‘RuPaul's Drag Race’ - Complimentary tickets for SC Ambassadors (10 July): The world's biggest and most fabulous touring drag revue, based on international megahit TV franchise ‘RuPaul's Drag Race’ (RPDR) is coming to Singapore for the first time! The ‘Battle of the Seasons’ tour, now in its third consecutive year of growth, includes an all star cast of past winners, finalists and fan favorites from each season of RPDR. Witness the eleganza, and don’t miss this extravagant night of unforgettable music and madness, with the world’s most talented drag performers. With SC Partner LA Comedy Live, @Kallang Theatre, 7PM. Complimentary pair of tickets (worth $128) for 1 lucky SC Ambassador to RSVP to SC. More info & ticketing here.
SC Partner District 10 - Complimentary Great Lunch Steak-Out for SC Ambassadors (Until 31 August): A casual, chic, contemporary hangout, in 3 locations, perfect for an after-work glass of wine and simple, satisfying food. Serving modern European cuisine, signatures include Black Angus beef burger, Spaghetti Carbonara with truffles, Hoegaarden-battered fish & chips, and Black Angus Porterhouse steak. The Suntec location boasts a European Meat Showcase & Chiller to cater to its gourmet loyalists. Specialised in top quality dry-aged meat, the outlet features the rare, flavoursome bone-in cuts with high content of natural and healthy marbling, that is superb with premium reds. @SC Partner District 10, @Suntec City outlet, Mon-Sat from 11.30AM-2PM Complimentary Great Lunch Steak-Out - Charcoal-Grilled Fiorentina Steak plus a choice of Salad or Soup of the day (worth $160, for 3 people to share) for 1 lucky SC Ambassador to RSVP to SC. And in case you can’t make it for this offer, at all participating District 10 Outlets (UE Square, Star Vista, & Suntec) SC Members enjoy 30% off the table bill, including drinks!
Brettschneider’s Baking & Cooking School - Complimentary class of your choice for SC Top Ambassadors (Until 30 September): These innovative cooking classes push the traditional boundaries by adding a dollop of fun and dash of imagination, while you learn from one of the world’s leading global bakers and his exceptional network of chefs, pastry chefs, cooks and baristas. Brettschneider leads a team of passionate chefs who teach an array of cuisines and techniques for levels of ability that range from beginner to advanced. Nestled in the quaint leafy Hillcrest suburb at Bukit Timah, Brettschneider’s offers state-of-the-art facilities. Interiors are designed to replicate a dream home kitchen, with abundant counter space, top line equipment and utensils, natural light and a light modern style. With Brettschneider’s Baking & Cooking School, @Bukit Timah, Complimentary pair of vouchers for the baking class of your choice (worth $490) for 1 SC Top Ambassador to RSVP to SC. More info and booking here.
SC Travel
Six Senses Can Dao, Vietnam - Complimentary gourmet experience for SC Members (Until 30 June 2017): Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway, or a multi-generational holiday experience for the whole family, there’s no place like Six Senses Can Dao for an escape that evokes paradise. The resort offers an assortment of multi-room villa accommodations and a multitude of activities for all ages, that allow senior members of the family to enjoy their time away just as much as junior members. Set in a protected national and marine park, the resort has been recognized as a top eco lodge by National Geographic Traveler. The several scrumptious dining alternatives feature the perfect balance of local flavors, seafood and world cuisine. With Six Sense Can Dao @Can Dao, Vietnam, Complimentary pair of 3-course dinners (from the a la carte menu, worth $330) for SC Members who book a minimum 3-night stay at Six Senses Can Dao (just flash your SC Card upon arrival in paradise...) More info & booking here.
SC Restaurant Partners - Offers, Updates & Events
SC Partner boCHINche - Argentina comes to Amoy Street: Singapore’s foremost Argentine restaurant has relocated - join in the culinary celebrations at Amoy Street! This gorgeous new space, conveniently located in the CBD, boasts a swanky and sophisticated look, while keeping the charming casual vibes that it’s known for – making it a great venue for professional business lunches and after-work hangouts. After an overhaul by Michelin-starred Chef Diego, the menu is now updated with new and intriguing dishes, creatively conceptualised and beautifully executed with the finest ingredients – following the boCHINche philosophy. New two and three-course lunch set menus appeal to working professionals, who are looking for casual, fun setting, with high standards and Latin flair. @SC Partner boCHINche, SC Members enjoy 30% off the table bill, including alcohol!
Summer is on the plate at Funky SC Partner Luxe - Fresh new menu: At Luxe, the focus is on creating an approachable environment that offers amazing all-day dining — be it brunch on Sunday, lunch on Thursday, or dinner and drinks on Friday night — for anybody and everybody who enjoys food, wine, and the good things in life! Luxe is welcoming summer with its newly launched menu featuring fresh salads and classic favourites; grilled chicken with avocado, lemon & asparagus, roasted aubergine with apricot yoghurt, sumac and braised lamb. Their killer bloody mary’s - with extra lime - are a crowd favorite. @SC Partner Luxe, SC Members enjoy 30% off the table bill, including alcohol!
SC Favorite Latteria - Elected to Certificate of Excellence: Carrying the widest range of fresh mozzarella in Singapore, Latteria is a trendy, family style southern Italian trattoria located in Duxton Hill. Shredded, knotted, plaited and rolled, from piccolo (small) to jumbo sizes, Latteria Mozzarella Bar presents mozzarella cheese in ways you have likely never experienced before. Located in the idyllic foodie enclave of Duxton Hill, the charming decor of Latteria and its expansive terrace set the scene for cosy get-togethers with friends or family. As a longstanding favorite among SC Members, its election to the Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence this month came as no surprise! @SC Partner Latteria Mozzarella Bar, SC Members enjoy 30% off the table bill, including alcohol!
Other Epicurean Delights
SC Affiliate Partner Chateau Asia -  ‘5 amazing Champagnes... 5 senses' - Special invitation for SC Members (7 July): SC oenophiles, get ready to savor 5 exclusive Champagnes that are as excellent as they are different from one another. With seasoned winemakers & professionals, learn about and discuss why they taste different, what a true ‘Blanc de Blanc’ is, where the specific bubbles in champagne have their origin, and the best occasions and pairings for your favorite champagne. During the tasting, you will also receive tips on identifying the aromas in champagne, thanks to Chateau Asia Partner Nose Who Knows. With SC Partner Chateau Asia, @The Tower Club, from 7.30-10PM. Special VIP price of $98 per person for 2 lucky SC Members (and their +1) and a special price of $118 for all SC Members to RSVP to SC. More info and ticketing here.
PS: Are you a wine lover? Sign up as a Member of Chateau Asia here; SC Members get a special ChateauAsia voucher of $30 (for any orders >300$).
While these aren’t current SC Restaurant Partners,
we think they have something special…
The Quarters - Complimentary gourmet ‘ModSin’ treats for SC Members (Until 31 July): The Quarters seeks inspiration from Singapore's humble yet diverse culinary heritage - a juxtaposition of the old and the new; an amalgamation of global influence. Ingredients, spices, and cooking techniques are central to the migrant culture; resulting in characteristic Singapore street food with unique flavour profiles. The team at the Quarters creates a dining experience which is novel, yet easily understood and executed with integrity and modernity. Don’t miss this tantalizing exploration into ‘ModSin’ food, including signature dishes that you won’t find elsewhere. With The Quarters, @Icon Village, during opening hours. Complimentary voucher (worth $30, for your choice of menu items) for 5 SC foodies to RSVP to SC. More info & booking here.
Bebek Tepi Sawah - to-die-for Crispy Duck delights - and beyond: Since its opening, this restaurant has been a hit among local & foreign public policy makers, Indonesian celebrities, top business executives, and beyond, thanks to its unique dishes such as Crispy Duck, tempting seafood creations, and innovative Balinese-style cuisine. Both the meat and vegetarian options come in generous portions perfect to share, from scrumptious tofu and egg-inspired dishes to mouthwatering Ayam (chicken) grilled, smoked or fried to perfection. The friendly, but classy setting at historic Chimes makes it an excellent experience to dine with colleagues, friends, or family members. A variety of tropical colorful mocktails is the ‘cherry on top’. @Bebek Tepi Sawah at charming Chijmes. More info & booking here.
SC Theatre, Dance, Opera & Shows

Maya Dance Theatre - ‘Pancha, Murmurs in the Wind’ Show - Complimentary tickets for SC Members (1 or 2 July): PANCHA is a production spanning over three years and featuring five separate dance theatre works by artistic director, Kavitha Krishnan with different co-choreographers from Singapore and overseas. Each work expounds natures' elements - Wind, Fire, Water, Earth & Aether - through female archetypes. Murmurs in the Wind, the first of PANCHA, highlights the element Wind, through Gandhari. A character from the world's longest poem, the Mahabharatha, Gandhari seeks Vaayu, the God of Wind, to bring news of her sons fighting in the Kurushetra war. With Maya dance Theatre, @Singai Tamil Sangam, 8PM or 9.30PM. Complimentary pairs of tickets (worth $50) for 2 SC Theatre-lovers to RSVP to SC. Please specify your preferred date (1 or 2 July) and time (8PM or 9.30PM). More info & ticketing here.

Arts Management Associate - ‘Lucerne Symphony Orchestra’ - Complimentary tickets for SC Members (3 July): As Switzerland's oldest symphony orchestra, the Lucerne Symphony Orchestra (LSO) has gained an international standing that extends far beyond its home territory. As a dynamic ensemble with a 200-year history, it best understands how to leverage creativity within tradition and innovation. The LSO attacks the classical-romantic repertoire with unabashed curiosity; its focus on individual composers gives rise to creative cycles of their works, which has the effect of deepening audience appreciation of the music. In addition, the orchestra takes every opportunity to highlight the rarities of the repertoire, broadening the horizons of its eager audiences and embracing music of a contemporary character. With Art Management Associates, @Esplanade, 7.30PM. Complimentary pair of tickets (worth $178) for 2 SC music-lovers to RSVP to SC. More info & ticketing here.
OperaViva - ‘Mixer: An Evening of Opera Delights’ (7-8 July) - Complimentary tickets for SC Members (8 July): OperaViva is a small opera company which seeks to develop a unique style of presenting opera in Singapore. Set in an intimate gallery space at the historical Old Parliament House, this event will give music-lovers the unique chance to mix and mingle with some of Singapore’s up-and-coming artists over wine and light refreshments, while these talented performers show off some of their favorite repertoires. You’ll also hear stories about the delightful world of opera from the artists themselves. Whether you’re new to Opera or already an enthusiast, this is a not-to-miss! With OperaViva, @The Arts House, 7-9PM. Complimentary pair of tickets (worth $100) on 8 July for 3 lucky SC Members to RSVP. More info & ticketing here.
Singapore Garden Festival - Complimentary tickets for SC Members (23-31 July): Enter a magical world of exciting garden designs and exquisite floral creations, as Singapore goes into full bloom this July at the Singapore Garden Festival 2016. Whether you are a serious gardener, hobbyist or just looking for a wonderful day out with the family, you are in for delightful treats at the Festival. This year’s Festival promises to be more spectacular than ever before -- one highlight is the orchid extravaganza, which lets you embark on an unforgettable journey into the vibrant, diverse and colourful world of the region's most exquisite orchids. With Singapore Garden Festival @Gardens by the Bay, 10AM-10PM. Complimentary pair of tickets (worth $56) for 4 lucky SC Members to RSVP to SC. (Please specify your preferred date, between 23 and 31 July). More info & ticketing here.
New Opera Singapore - ‘Orpheus in the Underworld’ - Complimentary tickets for SC Members (29 or 31 July): Scandal. Adultery. Decadence. Hardly what you would expect from the story of one of mythology's most famous couples, Orpheus and Euridice, or at least, that's what Public Opinion would like everyone to think. But what happens when the real story of a husband and wife, trapped in a loveless marriage, surrounded by the wild pleasures of the world gets out, against the better judgment of morality? Well, a riotous operetta of epic proportions of course! Jacques Offenbach's most famous work is given a contemporary twist in this brand new production, featuring a stellar cast under the direction of Stefanos Rassios. With SC Partner New Opera Singapore, @Victoria Theatre, 7.30PM. Complimentary pair of tickets (worth $50) for 5 SC Opera-lovers to RSVP to SC (please specify your preferred date - 29 or 31 July). More info & ticketing here.
SC Beauty & Relaxation
Kim Robinson - Complimentary Cleanse, Cut & Finish at this iconic Orchard Road Salon (until 31 July): One of the world’s most respected and sought after stylists, Kim Robinson began his enduring love affair with beauty more than 30 years ago. The upscale Singapore salon embodies his passion and vision, and is the epitome of luxury, unequalled service and cutting-edge innovation. The finished look is one of modern, refined beauty with effortless cleanse-and-go ease which lasts after leaving the studio. @Kim Robinson, Sunday-Thursday, during opening hours. Applicable only for customers who have not visited Kim Robinson in the last 24 months. Complimentary cleanse, cut and finish (worth $138) for 5 gorgeous SC Members to RSVP to SC. More info & booking here.
Kenko - Complimentary Spa Therapy Sessions for SC Members (until 31 July): Kenko’s most famous treatment in town, an extraordinary ‘Fish Spa therapy’ treatment will feature thousands of therapeutic fish, who painlessly nibble away dead skin, for smooth, 100% sandal-ready feet. A calming environment & strict hygiene practices are a priority at Kenko, where a biological & mechanical Fish Spa System ensure the highest quality of treatment. The water is always maintained at neutral pH (pH7) & at a comfortable 30°C for the comfort of both the clients and the fish ;). Ready to rejuvenate your precious feet? With Kenko, @multiple locations (including MBS, Tanglin, Somerset, Chinatown, etc.) during opening hours. Complimentary pair of 30-minute fish spa sessions (worth $60) for 6 SC Members looking for ‘Happy Feet’ to RSVP to SC. More info & booking here.
SC Affiliate Partners - Events & Offers
SC Partner The Expat Fairs - A Superlife Affair (1 & 2 July): Find Nature’s gift for all your needs. From healthy snacks, to artisanal sweets, coffee beans, pods, guilt-free chocolates, freshly brewed beer, water kefir and wine inspired teas. You’ll even find unique eco-friendly creations such as chemical-free skin care solutions, 100% beautifully designed, silk camisoles, and much more... All natural & chemical free - for a healthier and even more gorgeous you, inside and out! #superlifeco. With SC Partner The Expat Fairs, @Hotel Jen Tanglin, 10AM-5PM, Free admission. More info here.
SC Partner American Association of Singapore (AAS) - Independance Day Celebration (2 July): Time to celebrate the American spirit in Singapore – life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness – all at the American Association of Singapore’s annual Independence Day Celebration, in partnership with Singapore American School! This exciting event - enjoyable for the whole family - will feature a full day of fun, music, food, drinks and American-style activities, capped off by a ceremony and a spectacular fireworks display. With SC Affiliate Partner AAS, @Singapore American School, 4-10PM. Free admission. More info here.
SC Affiliate Partner Tekkie Help - Getting your tech to work for you - rather than the opposite ;P: Tekkie Help is a Singapore-based, family-run Company, dedicated to helping busy people make the most of their technology. Founded in 2012 by friendly British couple Bo and Sarah Pinel, Tekkie Help helps you get your IT - from lo-tech to hi-tech - working the way you want it to work, without any of the usual wasted time or frustration. They install, setup, configure, and repair computers, mobile devices, printers, cameras, entertainment systems and more. The goal? Get all your devices ‘talking’ to each other, backed up properly - and working like a dream - so you can focus on getting the most of your precious work and lesisure time!. With SC Affiliate Partner Tekkie Help, SC Members enjoy 10% off on the hourly rate for services. More info or book a help session here.
SC Arts & Culture
Art Apart Fair - 8th Edition (11 July-28 August) - Complimentary VIP tickets, including the launch event (11 July): Art Apart is an international art fair that embraces the diversity of cultural content and artistic expression from around the world, at the same time offering unwavering support to local artists. 6000 sq ft of space, comprising of 3 shop fronts, will be transformed into an intimate home setting with artworks by emerging and mid-career artists hailing from Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, Philippines, India and Singapore. It will be a spectacular sight to behold, including  large artworks and life size sculptures... all carefully curated by Rosalind Lim, who visited all the  respective countries in search of artistic promise. With Art Apart Fair, @Isetan Wisma Atria, Level 2, 11 July, 6-9PM. Complimentary pairs of VIP tickets for the opening night (wine will be served) and for the rest of the show, for 5 SC Art-lovers to RSVP to SC. More info here.
Opening Night reception - Indigenous Artists (9 July): In this exhibition the artist, coming from an artistic Indigenous hotspot, shares a collection of 30 new works - an explosion of colour and harmony as their respective tjukurpas (Dreaming stories), delicately stitched together on one imposing canvas. In Central Singapore, 6.30PM. Free with limited invite: RSVP to SC.

Ready to spice up the Summer… and the year ahead?
Join or Gift SC here and on top of all the SC benefits, enjoy SC’s Summer Package!

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