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Why aren’t all tables at East Coast Lagoon Food Village sheltered after renovation?

I was with my family at the East Coast Lagoon Food Village in East Coast Park on a rainy evening last Sat. Like many families, we had to walk around while waiting for an available table. We were…

KFC outlet in Punggol has licence suspended for selling food that is unclean or contains foreign matter

The licence of KFC at Oasis Terraces in Punggol has been suspended for two weeks from Tues to Apr 19, SFA said. The outlet at 681 Punggol Drive has accumulated 12 demerit points over a 12-month period for…

Fukui omakase opens on Mohamed Sultan Road

A new Japanese joint serving dishes powered by fresh, seasonal produce has opened at 25 Mohamed Sultan Road. Fukui, led by a chef who claims to have served the late Lee Kuan Yew, is an omakase delight that’s…

Chinese New Year boosts retail sales by 5.2% in February

Retail sales grew by 5.2% y-o-y in Feb, compared to the 6.1% y-o-y decline recorded in Jan according to the latest government statistics. The growth was attributed mainly to CNY Celebrations. The total retail sales value was estimated…

CBD bustling again as more workers return to offices

The CBD was bustling on Mon — the first day of relaxed workplace restrictions — with snaking queues spotted in food courts and hawker centres during lunch. Between 8.30am and 10am on Mon, TODAY observed a steady stream…

Online Hari Raya bazaars to stay for now in Singapore

Mr Feroz Abdullah, 46, has been a fixture at the Geylang Serai Hari Raya bazaar for the past 30 years, mainly selling traditional Malay Muslim clothing. He also has a permanent stall in Joo Chiat Complex. The cancellation…

Penang restaurant at Novena now a dessert stall at Tekka run by 25-year-old and his mum

Kyle Lim appears out of place among the many more experienced-looking hawkers at Tekka Centre. With his pierced ears and cap, the 25-year-old looks like a typical millennial helping out at his mother’s stall, except this is actually…

Commuters talking on public transport a common sight

I commend SMRT staff for their efforts to get people to avoid talking when on public transport. With more people going back to the office to work, our trains are going to get more crowded. We are to…

Pure Fitness gym at Ngee Ann City visited 10 times in 2 weeks by Covid-19 cases while infectious

On Thurs, MOH said that the infectious persons had visited Pure Fitness gym at Ngee Ann City mall at the following times: Mar 18 between 1.30pm and 2.45pm, Mar 19 between 9pm and 10.15pm, Mar 20 between 4.30pm…

MOS Burger at One Fullerton: Why do brands like MOS Burger have different F&B outlet concepts

Launched in Jan 2021, MOS Burger at One Fullerton is the latest outlet (48th) opened by the Japanese fast food conglomerate in Singapore. Ever since the first outlet opening at Isetan Scotts in 1993, MOS Burger has expanded…

Running a business is a marathon, not a sprint: Joe & Dough co-founder

Twelve years on, Joe & Dough is still standing in Singapore’s highly competitive F&B industry. The key to it is realising that running a business is not a sprint, but a marathon, says co-founder Damien Koh. Mr Koh…

6 F&B outlets ordered to close, another 3 fined for breaching COVID-19 rules

Six F&B outlets have been ordered to close and three more fined for breaching COVID-19 safe mgmt measures, MSE said on Mon. Two of the outlets – Club Mao by Barcode and Club Bubbery, both located in Oriental…

F&B outlets in S’pore have mixed views over easing of Covid-19 curbs

When restaurant director, Cliff Xu, found out that up to 75 per cent of staff can return to the workplace from Apr 5, he was elated. Mr Xu, 37, who manages two City Hot Pot restaurants in CBD,…

SG Tenants United For Fairness registered as a cooperative

About a year ago, a group of concerned tenants banded together on WhatsApp. SGTUFF group held that they were getting the short end of the stick from their landlords. In Jan, the group was formalised as a cooperative,…

Only guide dogs allowed at McDonald’s

McDonald’s is committed to the highest food hygiene standards and compliance with all halal requirements as laid out by MUIS. We take all feedback relating to our no-pets policy very seriously and are investigating the incident mentioned in…

Maid agency, food court in Tampines among places visited by Covid-19 cases while infectious

MOH on Fri added two more locations, including a maid agency and a food court, to a list of public places that had been visited by Covid-19 cases during their infectious period. It said that the infectious persons…

Wedding couples stick to plans for smaller receptions due to cost of pre-event Covid-19 test

Some couples who will be tying the knot after Apr 24 intend to keep their big day as a small affair, with no more than 100 attendees at their wedding, even though capacity limits will be relaxed by…

Easing of WFH rules leaves CBD retailers hopeful, but uncertain

Retailers in Singapore’s CBD welcomed the easing of work-from-home (WFH) restrictions on Wed. But some are wondering if the pandemic has permanently changed working behaviours – such that workers will stay home regardless. Meanwhile, safe-distancing measures continue to…

Online platforms Chope and Qoo10 working with Chinatown businesses to give precinct a boost

Tie-ups with two well-known digital platforms are among the initiatives to bring people back to Chinatown, where businesses have been battered by the COVID-19 pandemic. Collaborations with Chope and Qoo10, as well as other efforts, were announced by…

Markets and malls in Jurong, Millenia Walk among places visited by Covid-19 cases while infectious

MOH on Tues said that the infectious persons had visited Yuhua Village Market and Food Centre at 254 Jurong East St 24 on Mar 16 between 12.15pm and 1.15pm, Mar 20 between 7am and 7.30am, and on Mar…

The Orange Ballroom closed for 20 days for hosting couple’s wedding receptions with 275 people

Wedding venue The Orange Ballroom was ordered on Mon to close for 20 days for “egregious breaches” of the COVID-19 safe mgmt measures for allowing a couple to host three wedding receptions involving 275 people, said SLA. Under…

Enforce no-pets rule at restaurant or remove the sign

I was at McDonald’s Marine Cove in East Coast Park a couple of Sat afternoons ago. I noticed that there was a sign posted at the outdoor seating area, forbidding pets to be brought into the restaurant premises.…

The secret beauty of Ubi, uncovered in 24 hours

Industrial parks are commonly misunderstood for being utilitarian urban jungles, a stark contrast to the glamorous glass towers and accompanying nightlife of downtown Singapore. Word on the street is that things have changed—quaint cafes and hip stores have…

Disrupting the disruptors: Will AirAsia’s entry shake up the food delivery business?

Ms Fiona Lim charges S$4.50 for a medium bowl of bak chor mee at a food centre in Bukit Merah. About a quarter of her business comes from selling them on food delivery platforms, but she nets little…

From banking to hawkers selling $8 nasi lemak

For Vincent Wong, swopping his office shirt and pants for a T-shirt, apron and jeans was a dream come true. Instead of working in air-conditioned comfort, his “cubicle” is now a small hawker stall at Amoy Street Food…

Singapore Shopping Centre eatery closed due to typhoid fever links allowed to reopen

The suspension of operations imposed on a Chinese eatery in Dhoby Ghaut due to the two typhoid fever cases linked to it in Feb was lifted on Thurs. SFA removed the sanction after Hooi Kee Eating House in…

Cloud kitchen boom serves up opportunities for industrial, retail landlords

Having tasted the delicious convenience of that pizza delivered to the doorstop with the click of a button, this isn’t a trend that consumers are going to abandon any time soon either. Enter cloud kitchens. Also known as…

Sengkang Community Club, Komala Vilas in Serangoon among places visited by Covid-19 cases while infectious

MOH on Fri added seven more locations to a list of public places visited by Covid-19 cases during their infectious period. It said that the infectious persons had visited Sankranti Restaurant at 79 Syed Alwi Road in Little…

Select Group to invest S$10m to open 20 cloud kitchens in Singapore

Select Group, which operates various food and catering concepts, on Fri announced plans to invest S$10 million to open 20 cloud kitchens here over the next five years, as it expects demand for food delivery to remain even…

3 taken to hospital after van reverses into crowded Tuas eatery

Three people were taken to hospital after a van reversed into a crowded coffee shop in Tuas at lunchtime on Fri, hitting several tables and a stall. The incident at Canteen Chuang Hock on Gul St 3 occurred…

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