dining

Charting the way forward for Putien

AT 13, while most of his peers were running across soccer fields, Fong Chak Ka was doing a different sort of running. The teenager was a food runner at his father Fong Chi Chung's restaurant,...

Bottoms up for non-drinkers

NON-BOOZERS unite. The next time you bypass the wine list in search of something non-alcoholic, you'll have more grown-up options besides Coke or an artificially coloured mocktail loaded with...

Restaurants come back from the brink

BARELY two months ago in August, restaurateur Wang Yanqing was in dire straits. The former Chinese TV newscaster had pumped in almost S$1 million to open Yan's Fine Dining Shanghai Cuisine in...

Pandemic opportunities for millennial chefs

A JOBLESS chef couple who's starting a kitchen sharing concept so they don't have to worry about retrenchment. A pastry chef who built a viral bakery business during Circuit Breaker. A private...

Spending in a pandemic

IN another life, businessman and investor Benjamin Goh's calendar was much like that of his fellow globetrotters - jetting around Asia once a month for work, and at least four times a year to...

Restaurant bookings surge, but capacity slashed

SOME popular restaurants were on Tuesday overwhelmed by more requests to reserve tables than their reduced seating could accommodate, ahead of the resumption of dining in on Friday and Father's...

Self-service buffet lines suspended even as dining-in set to resume

SELF-SERVICE buffet lines will stay suspended even as dining-in resumes this Friday, as Singapore moves into Phase Two of reopening, the authorities have said.

Sister Acts

When American-Chinese sisters Valerie and Bebe Ding opened a boxing studio in Los Angeles in 2017, no one believed it would be a hit.