Beppe de Vito goes from floor-sweeper to top restaurateur

"Excuse me," calls a voice from a corner table at Aura Sky Lounge, the roof-top dining space of upscale Italian restaurant Aura at the National Gallery Singapore.

Retailers in city area gearing up for F1 night race

Retailers in the city are gearing up for the Formula One race in two weeks with special promotions and extended hours, and even hiring extra staff and ordering more stock to cater to crowds.

Homegrown snack companies give nuts, chips and cookies a local spin

The passion for all things Singaporean has sparked a new trend in the snacks industry, with items such as a coconut curry lime-infused nut mix and sesame and onion- flavoured shortbread cookies...

F&B sector picks up for first time since January

With consumer confidence improving, the food and beverage (F&B) sector has seen an uptick, going by latest official data. And some experts believe this trend could continue.

Putien: Mum’s home-cooked meals, for the whole world

In 1987, seeking a different life, Mr Fong left his hometown of Putian, a small agricultural village in China nestled between sea and mountain. After a pit stop in Hong Kong, he found himself in...

PastaMania: Breaking into new markets with a well-oiled franchising system

Concerted efforts to bring PastaMania overseas only roared to life in 2013, about a decade after Commonwealth Capital bought over the brand. Those ten years served as an incubation period, during...

The emergence of online startups delivering hawker food

Forget about sweating in long queues at hawker centres. You can tuck into hawker delights in the comfort of your home or office with just a few clicks on the computer.

No Signboard Seafood buys brewery and experiments with flavours

Diners at No Signboard Seafood will soon be able to chug down a chilli beer with their chilli crab dish or have a can of white pepper beer with their pepper crab.

Temasek takes a bite at Impossible Foods

Temasek Holdings has led a US$75 million (S$103 million) investment round in Impossible Foods, a California-based company that found a way to make plant-based burger patties that reportedly sizzle...

Mr Bean's ex-MD bringing Gong Cha back to Singapore

SINGAPORE - Bubble tea brand Gong Cha will be returning to Singapore under the leadership of Mr Kang Puay Seng, the former co-founder and managing director of Mr Bean.