FOOD AND DRINK

Food vending machine trailblazer

Ms Jocelyn Chng, 50, chief executive of JR Group, which runs Chef-in-Box VendCafe

Singapore kaya brand is market leader in South Korea

A Singapore kaya brand is now the market leader in South Korea, thanks to a Korean man's love for kaya toast, and a 61-year-old home-grown company which produces unique coconut coffee has also...

Chef Andre Chiang to close two-Michelin-starred restaurant on Feb 14

After marking its seventh anniversary in Singapore on Oct 10, Taiwan-born chef Andre Chiang has announced that he will close his two-Michelin-starred Restaurant Andre in Bukit Pasoh Road on Feb 14...

Import of instant hotpot products containing meat not approved by AVA; importers fined and products seized

SINGAPORE - The Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority (AVA) has fined importers of the latest food craze here - instant "self-heating" hotpots that contain meat.

Bird's nest gets a modern makeover with new local brand NestBloom

SINGAPORE - Bird's nest is usually associated with older traditions. But a new product called NestBloom, which can be easily mistaken as a cosmetic item or a pretty bar of soap, is obviously...

Print your selfie and eat, or drink, it

Printing photos on mugs, T-shirts and jigsaws is not new, but have you heard of a selfie cake or selfie coffee?

First-timers at Yishun Park Hawker Centre offer more creative dishes

Yishun Park Hawker Centre is the latest hang-out for foodies up north. The 800-seat space, which opened last Wednesday, houses 43 hawker stalls with a line-up of more than 10 types of cuisines,...

My Life My Way: Embracing philanthropy after cancer took his wife

When Mr Vince Yip's wife died at the age of 49 after a five-year battle with cancer, he struggled to learn acceptance. The former banking executive turned businessman now spends time travelling...

4 new food concepts, from new-age hawkers to co-cooking spaces

Competition in the food and beverage scene remains unabated and business owners are thinking outside the box to develop the food scene of the future.

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.