Some restaurants report cancellation in bookings as diners turn cautious

The Wuhan coronavirus has dampened feasting this Chinese New Year, with some restaurants reporting cancelled bookings as people become cautious about dining out.

Nestle faces new coffee rival as Vietnam targets instant market

HO CHI MINH CITY • After quietly supplying coffee addicts their daily fix for decades, Vietnam is preparing to take on Nestle and its Asian rivals to reach them faster.

Five Guys sells more than 1,000 burgers, 500 milkshakes on opening day

American burger joint Five Guys Singapore marked its launch at Plaza Singapura on Monday with about 100 people in line prior to the store's opening at 11am.

Wet weather in Singapore: Some businesses hit hard, others doing fine

Singapore has seen heavy rain almost every day in recent weeks, leading to temperatures dipping to as low as 21.4 deg C in the northern part of Singapore on Dec 2.

Food and beverage sector thriving despite retail slump

Food and beverage (F&B) venture 1-Group, which owns restaurants such as rooftop bar 1-Altitude and contemporary bistro Botanico, has seen a boost in the group's earnings this year.

F&N building $80m smart, sustainable facility in Tuas that will also boost its R&D capability

SINGAPORE - Food and beverage giant Fraser and Neave (F&N) will be building a new smart and sustainable facility in Singapore which will cost more than $80 million.

Handsome hawkers: Meet 4 men who are as dishy as the food they whip up

ST susses out four handsome hawkers to find out how they stay fit and fab for the job.

Foodpanda to deliver flowers, groceries and other items

Food delivery companies in Singapore have been looking for ways to increase their profit margins in a competitive market, and Foodpanda, one of the early entrants in the business here, is the...

Food delivery firms tap new revenue streams as competition hots up

The market will eventually saturate and there is a need for players to expand to other services, said an expert.

Why restaurants in Singapore are opening and closing at record rates

Singapore is well known as a paradise for food lovers, but not so for restaurants that are finding it hard to stay open.