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Batman v Superman fans can toast their heroes at Clarke Quay

There are only two weeks to go before Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice opens in cinemas worldwide.

Naturally, anticipation is high. After all, fans have been waiting for years for a movie of this magnitude, when two of DC Comics' biggest stars head to the big screen together for the first time.

The two superheroes have opposing views when it comes to protecting humanity and they clash.

The movie, which stars Ben Affleck as Bruce Wayne aka the Dark Knight and Henry Cavill as Clark Kent/Superman again, opens on March 24.

As we count down to director Zack Snyder's epic movie, here are some places at Clarke Quay where you can indulge in your Batman and Superman fantasies.

All promotions end on March 20.


YUM: (From left) The B Burger and the S Burger from The Butchers Club Burgers

THE BUTCHERS CLUB BURGER

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Can't decide which DC Comic icon to support? How about going with the colour that stands out?

The guys at The Butchers Club have created two whimsical burgers - B Burger and S Burger ($20 each) - to satisfy fans from both camps.

Featuring the burger joint's signature dry-aged Black Angus beef from Australia, both burgers are variations of The Burger, a popular item on the menu.

The B Burger is made up of a 160g dry-aged beef patty, maple-glazed bacon, cheese, tomato and pickles, with truffle mayo sauce, sandwiched between charcoal burger buns.

The S Burger is a more tangy version, with chilli mayo sauce, and it has red and blue buns instead of black.

The Butchers Club Burger says the colouring for the S Burger buns is "all natural".

"We have always prided ourselves with our good quality ingredients and burgers," said Ms Caitlin Murphy, general manager of The Butchers Club Burger.


HOT: Burgers from Maziga Cafe & Club.

MAZIGA CAFE & CLUB

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Indian fusion eatery Maziga Cafe & Club, which also houses a Bollywood-Bhangra club, has a special treat for Batman and Superman fans if they sport an accessory or clothing item, be it a T-shirt, a bag or a cap, with their favourite superhero.

These fans will receive a complimentary serving of Chicken 65 (chicken fried with curry and chilli leaves) worth $13.90.

Maziga regulars can also take advantage of the food promotion: Order one of the following dishes - Chicken Tikka Burger, Chilli Crab served with Maziga Fried Bun and Papdi Nachos Chaat - and you can get another side dish at 50 per cent off.


 

F.CLUB

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The clash of the titans rages on at Singapore's only fashion-themed club's We Could Be Heroes Party: Son Of Krypton V Son Of Gotham on March 18 and 19.

Dress in your favourite Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice costume for complimentary entry all night long.

Choose a winning side and party to DJ Sherpa, DJ Reiko, DJ Ian Sneaks and DJ Elephant's music.

The best-dressed partygoer stands a chance to win a 3D2N holiday experience at FTV Hotel Bali as well as international fashion and lifestyle TV channel FashionTV's brand of wine and champagne, Fashion Prosecco and Fashion Champagne.


Clark Cocktail (left) and Arkem Asylum cocktail

LITTLE SAIGON RESTAURANT & BAR

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Take a stand and pick a side at Little Saigon.

The Vietnamese restaurant has created two unique concoctions, the Clark Cocktail and the Arkem Asylum ($10 each) .

The Clark Cocktail, comprising grenadine, vodka, sweet and sour, Blue Curacao and soda, is a representation of Superman's costume, while the Arkem Asylum (Creme de Cassis, vodka, sweet and sour, and ginger ale) is inspired by The Elizabeth Arkham Asylum For The Criminally Insane in the DC Comics, commonly featured in Batman stories, said Ms Fransisca B, brand marketing manager of Tembusu Projects, which owns Little Saigon and Highlander.


Red Steel cocktail (left) and Dark Night cocktail

TOMO IZAKAYA

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The Japanese restaurant known for its small-plate dining is offering a Batman and Superman 1-for-1 promotion at $18.

Pair your dinner dishes with movie-inspired cocktails like Red Steel, a rum-based drink with lime juice, Blue Curacao and grenadine, and Dark Night, a vodka drink mixed with cranberry juice, cherry brandy, Blue Curacao and grenadine.


HIGHLANDER BAR & RESTAURANT

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Eligible billionaire bachelor Bruce Wayne is known to throw great shindigs, so he will be right at home at The Dark Night party happening tonight at 8.30pm.

Go there dressed as Batman or Superman and party to the music by Highlander's new band. Entry charge is at $50 per person for two hours of free-flow drinks from 9pm to 11pm. Free entry for those who purchase a bottle of Johnnie Walker whisky.

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