Guide to surviving a killer work week

Guide to surviving a killer work week
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Work, work, work, work, work. To quote a certain celebrity, there's something about work - something that can get us up in the air as easily as it gets us down in the dumps. The good news is, you've got that after-work meal to look forward to. For the nights when you're brain-drained or slugging over unfinished business, here are quick tips (food-related, of course) to help you get through (and maybe even enjoy!) those killer work weeks. We've even thrown in 1-for-1 Burpple beyond deals for pocket-friendliness.

AFTER A TOO-LONG MEETING 

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Thankfully, there's no such thing as a too-long dinner. Take your time at casual chirashi joint The Sushi Bar and start your day over with fresh goods - thick-cut sashimi, spicy salmon makis and the sizeable dons.

Here's the deal: 1-for-1 Salmon or Hamachi Belly Sashimi (save ~$4.90)

FOR OUT-OF-OFFICE OVERTIME

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There are good days, and then there are days work follows you home. We feel you. Tackle your overtime tasks up with a colleague at The Coffee Academics. There are delicious pastas and burgers to make it all better, coffee with a peppery kick for a good jolt and a free workspace with chill vibes.

Here's the deal: 1-for-1 main dish (save ~$26)

TO CELEBRATE SMALL WINS 

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Achieved inbox zero? Checked the most tricky to-do off your list? No one said anything annoying? The week is looking up, champ! Celebrate these small wins with small but punchy plates at My Little Tapas Bar, from knock-your-socks-off Manchego cheese with eggplant to flavour-packed red wine chorizo.

Here's the deal: 1-for-1 Tapas (save ~$15)

WHILE PAINFULLY WAITING FOR LEAVE APPROVAL 

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Before hounding your boss for that confirmation email, we've got an alternative escape planned out for you. Hit two destinations with one dinner at Korean-Mexican Vatos Urban Tacos, where you'll be sipping on fruity, heady makgeolitas while stuffing your face with kimchi carnitas fries and Baja fish tacos.

Here's the deal: 1-for-1 Tacos / Burritos (save ~$16)

WHEN PAYDAY COMES

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The day has come to reap the fruits of your labour - you deserve this splurge-worthy seven-course dinner at Fat Belly for the work you put in all month long. Call your favourite friend or your trusty partner; it's high time for a treat of wagyu tri-tip steaks, beef char siew and more.

Here's the deal: 1-for-1 seven-course set (save ~$78)

This article was first published in Burpple.

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